Ola Isaksson

Professor at Chalmers, Industrial and Materials Science, Product Development

Ola Isaksson has a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Luleå university of technology (1993) , a PhD in Computer Aided Design (1999), and an Associate Professorship (Docent) in Functional Product Develpopment (2010) from the same university. Since September 2015 Ola is a Full Professor in Systems Engineering and Engineering Design at Chalmers university of technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Ola has also a senior specialist position at GKN Aerospace, Trollhättan, Sweden. As a researcher, Ola's interest focuses on competitive methods and tools for engineering and technology intensive applications in the mainly in the aircraft engine business. He leads a Cluster in Value Driven Development where research addresses Product Service Systems, Value Driven Design, Knowledge Enabled Engineering and more. Research projects are performed together with research partners nationally and internationally.

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Projects

2016–2017

Kreativ och systematisk innovationsledning med Set-Based Innovation

Ola Isaksson Product Development
VINNOVA

2016–2018

INGREPPI - INnovation Genom etablering av Plattformsbaserad Utveckling

Ola Isaksson Product Development
VINNOVA

2016–2020

Consortum for Hall Effect Orbital Propulsion System (CHEOPS)

Ola Isaksson Product Development
European Commission (EC)

2013–2016

Optimering av livscykelrobusthet i tidiga utvecklingsfaser II

Ola Isaksson Product Development
Rikard Söderberg Product and Production Development
Jonas Landahl Product Development
Anders Forslund Product Development
Johan Lööf Product Development
VINNOVA

2013–2014

Planning and Innovation within Product Service Systems

Ola Isaksson Product Development
Johanna Wallin Unknown organization
Hans L Johannesson Product Development
VINNOVA

2013–2017

Design for performance – advanced powerplant architecture and integration

Tomas Grönstedt Fluid Dynamics
Rikard Söderberg Product and Production Development
Visakha Raja Product Development
Ola Isaksson Product Development
Hans L Johannesson Product Development
VINNOVA

2013–2016

Thermal Overall Integrated Conception of Aircraft (TOICA)

Hans L Johannesson Product Development
Rikard Söderberg Product and Production Development
Ola Isaksson Product Development
Anders Forslund Product Development
Tomas Grönstedt Fluid Dynamics
Christoffer E Levandowski Product Development
Dag Raudberget Product Development
Jonas Landahl Product Development
Olivier Petit Fluid Dynamics
European Commission (FP7)

2014–2017

VITUM - Virtual Turbine Module Demonstrator

Christoffer E Levandowski Product Development
Ola Isaksson Product Development
Jakob Müller Product Development
VINNOVA

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Publications

2017

On the Interplay between Platform Concept Development and Production Maintenance

Jon Bokrantz, Anders Skoogh, Christoffer E Levandowski et al
Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED17). Vol. Vol. 3: Product, Services and Systems Design
Paper in proceedings
2017

Trends, observations and drivers for change in systems engineering design

Dag Raudberget, Amer Catic, Johan Malmqvist et al
DS 87-3 Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 17) Vol 3: Product, Services and Systems Design, Vancouver, Canada, 21-25.08.2017. Vol. 3, p. 201-210
Paper in proceedings
2017

A knowledge-based master model approach exemplified with jet engine structural design

Anders Lundbladh, Ilya Tyapin, Michael Kokkolaras et al
Computers in Industry. Vol. 85, p. 31-38
Journal article
2017

Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of Alternative Manufacturing Methods on Aeroengine Component Lifing Decisions

Michael Kokkolaras, Tomas Månsson, Ola Isaksson et al
Journal of Mechanical Design - Transactions of the ASME. Vol. 139 (2)
Journal article
2017

Supporting design platforms by identifying flexible modules

Dag Raudberget, Samuel André, Roland Stolt et al
21st International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED 2017, Vancouver, Canada, 21-25 August 2017. Vol. 3 (DS87-3), p. 191-200
Paper in proceedings
2017

An optimization-based approach for supporting early product architecture decisions

Ola Isaksson, Michael Kokkolaras, Visakha Raja
21st International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED 2017, Vancouver, Canada, 21-25 August 2017. Vol. 4 (DS87-4), p. 377-384
Paper in proceedings
2017

Mediating constraints across design and manufacturing using platform-based manufacturing operations

Ola Isaksson, Jonas Landahl, Hans L Johannesson et al
21st International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED 2017, Vancouver, Canada, 21-25 August 2017. Vol. 6 (DS87-6), p. 179-188
Paper in proceedings
2017

Material criticality assessment in early phases of sustainable product development

S.I. Hallstedt, Ola Isaksson
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 161, p. 40-52
Journal article
2017

Safety Margins and Design Margins: A Differentiation between Interconnected Concepts

C. M. Eckert, Ola Isaksson
Procedia CIRP. Vol. 60, p. 267 - 272
Paper in proceedings
2016

Using product and manufacturing system platforms to generate producible product variants

Ola Isaksson, Hans L Johannesson, Kristina Wärmefjord et al
Procedia CIRP - 6th CIRP Conference on Assembly Technologies and Systems, CATS 2016, Gothenburg, Sweden, 16-18 May 2016. Vol. 44, p. 61-66
Paper in proceedings
2016

AN INTRODUCTORY APPROACH TO CONCRETIZE SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY FOR SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING

Patricia Lagun Mesquita, Sophie I. Hallstedt, Göran I. Broman et al
Proceedings of TMCE 2016, May 9-13, 2016, Aix-en-Provence, France, edited by I. Horváth, J.-P. Pernot, Z. Rusák., p. 779-792
Paper in proceedings
2016

Virtual Contextual Validation of technologies and methods for Product Development

Peter Johansson, Alessandro Bertoni, Ola Isaksson et al
14th International Design Conference, DESIGN 2016, Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 16-19 May 2016. Vol. DS 84, p. 669-678
Paper in proceedings
2016

Virtual Modeling for Lifecycle Performance Assessment in Aerospace Design

Ola Isaksson, Christoffer E Levandowski, Tobias Larsson et al
Product-Service Systems across Life Cycle, 2016, Bergamo, Italy, 20-21 June 2016. Vol. 47, p. 335-340
Paper in proceedings
2016

Modularization in Concept Development Using Functional Modeling

Ola Isaksson, Jakob Müller, Christoffer E Levandowski
23rd ISPE Inc. International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering. Vol. 4, p. 117-126
Paper in proceedings
2016

MATERIAL CRITICALITY METHOD-PRODUCT VULNERABILITY FROM A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE

Johanna Wallin, H. Zetterlund, Ola Isaksson et al
DS 84: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2016 14th International Design Conference, p. 221-230
Paper in proceedings
2016

Evoke: A value-driven concept selection method for early system design

M. Bertoni, A. Bertoni, Ola Isaksson
Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering (21 December 2016), p. 1-32
Journal article
2016

Bridging the gap between point cloud and CAD: A method to assess form error in aero structures

Ola Isaksson, Johan Lööf, Julia Madrid et al
Paper in proceedings
2016

Visual analytics for evaluation of value impact in engineering design

Ola Isaksson, Timos Kipouros
ECCOMAS Congress 2016 VII European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering,M. Papadrakakis, V. Papadopoulos, G. Stefanou, V. Plevris (eds.)Crete Island, Greece, 5–10 June 2016. Vol. Vol. 3, p. 6461-6470
Paper in proceedings
2016

Assessing Producibility of Product Platforms Using Set-Based Concurrent Engineering

Christoffer E Levandowski, Hans L Johannesson, Ola Isaksson et al
Advances in Transdisciplinary Engineering. 23rd ISPE Inc. International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering, TE 2016; Federal University of Technology - ParanaCuritiba; Brazil; 3-7 October 2016. Vol. 4, p. 35-44
Paper in proceedings
2015

Value Modelling in Aerospace Sub-System Design: Linking Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment

Henrik Amnell, Ola Isaksson, Alessandro Bertoni
Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED15), Milan, Italy, 27.-30.07.2015. Vol. Vol 2: Design Theory, p. 421-430
Paper in proceedings
2015

Understanding product-service system innovation capabilities development for manufacturing companies

Vinit Parida, Ola Isaksson, Johanna Wallin
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 26 (5), p. 763-787
Journal article
2015

Designing simulation platforms for uncertainty—An example from an aerospace supplier

Daniel D. Frey, Ola Isaksson, Johan Lööf et al
17th AIAA Non-Deterministic Approaches Conference, p. 9-
Paper in proceedings
2015

Model Based Decision Support for Value and Sustainability in Product Development

Sophie I. Hallstedt, Niklas Lavesson, Marco Bertoni et al
Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED15), Milan, Italy, 27.-30.07.2015. Vol. VOL 1: DESIGN FOR LIFE
Paper in proceedings
2015

Component Lifing Decisions and Maintenance Strategies in the Context of Aeroengine Product-Service Systems Design

Benjamin Thomsen, Michael Kokkolaras, Tomas Månsson et al
Paper No DETC2015-46967, In Proceedings from ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, ASME, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, August 2–5, 2015. Vol. Volume 2B: 41st Design Automation Conference, p. pp. V02BT03A045-
Paper in proceedings
2015

Assessing sustainability and value of manufacturing processes: A case in the aerospace industry

Ola Isaksson, M. Bertoni, S.I. Hallstedt
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 108, Part A, p. 169-182
Journal article
2015

Exploring Influence of Static Engine Component Design Variables on System Level Performance

Visakha Raja, Sebastian Samuelsson, Ola Isaksson et al
Conference contribution
2015

A model-based approach for sustainability and value assessment in the aerospace value chain

Ola Isaksson, Marco Bertoni, Sophie Hallstedt
Advances in Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 7 (6), p. 1-19
Journal article
2015

Modelling and assessing platform architectures in pre-embodiment phases through set-based evaluation and change propagation

Hans L Johannesson, Timoleon Kipourus, Christoffer E Levandowski et al
Journal of Logic and Computation. Vol. 3, p. 203-221
Journal article
2015

TERA - An Assessment of Technology Reuse Feasibility

Ola Isaksson, Dag Henrik Bergsjö, Ulf Högman et al
Procedia Computer Science, 2015 Conference on Systems Engineering Research, 18-19 March 2015, Hoboken, NJ. Vol. 44 (C), p. 507-516
Paper in proceedings
2015

Generic Functional Decomposition of an Integrated Jet Engine Mechanical Sub System Using a Configurable Component Approach

Visakha Raja, Ola Isaksson
22nd ISPE Inc. International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, CE 2015, TU Delft, Netherlands, 20-23 July 2015. Vol. 2, p. 337-346
Paper in proceedings
2014

Bridging the gap between university and industry: Three mechanisms for innovation efficiency

Andreas Larsson, Ola Isaksson, Johanna Wallin et al
International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management. Vol. 11 (1)
Journal article
2014

Optimisation of products versus optimisation of product platforms: An engineering change margin perspective

C. M. Eckert, P. Lindroth, Ola Isaksson
13th International Design Conference, DESIGN 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 19-22 May 2014. Vol. 2014-January, p. 1947-1956
Paper in proceedings
2013

A framework for producibility and design for manufacturing requirements in a system engineering context

Rikard Söderberg, Ola Isaksson, Kristina Wärmefjord et al
Procedia CIRP. 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference.. Vol. 11, p. 145-150
Paper in proceedings
2013

Enabling organizational changes for development of product-service system offers

Koteshwar Chirumalla, Ola Isaksson, Johanna Wallin
Paper in proceedings
2011

Measuring Innovation Capability – Assessing Collaborative Performance

Ola Isaksson, Tobias Larsson, Andreas Larsson et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROBUSTNESS EVALUATIONS OF AERO ENGINE STRUCTURES

Anders Forslund, Rikard Söderberg, Johan Lööf et al
Paper in proceedings
2010

Measuring Innovation Capability in Technology-Focused Development

Ola Isaksson, Tobias Larsson, Andreas Larsson et al
Paper in proceedings
2000

Trends in Product Modelling - an Endrea Perspective

et al, Ola Isaksson, Johan Malmqvist
Proceedings Produktmodeller-2000, p. 65-88
Paper in proceedings