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

Safety Margins and Design Margins: A Differentiation between Interconnected Concepts

Claudia Eckert, Ola Isaksson,
Procedia CIRP . Vol. 60, p. 267 – 272
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

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

Marcus Sandberg, Ilya Tyapin, Michael Kokkolaras et al
Computers in Industry. Vol. 85, p. 31-38
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2017

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

Benjamin Thomsen, Mikael Kokkolaras, Tomas Månsson et al
Journal of Mechanical Design. Vol. 139 (2)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Visual analytics for evaluation of value impact in engineering design

Timos Kipouros, Ola Isaksson,
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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

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

M. Bertoni, A. Bertoni, Ola Isaksson et al
Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering (21 December 2016), p. 1-32
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

MATERIAL CRITICALITY METHOD-PRODUCT VULNERABILITY FROM A SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE

S.I. Hallstedt, Ola Isaksson, Johanna Wallin et al
DS 84: Proceedings of the DESIGN 2016 14th International Design Conference, p. 221-230
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Assessing Producibility of Product Platforms Using Set-Based Concurrent Engineering

Jonas Landahl, Christoffer Levandowski, Hans Johannesson 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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Using product and manufacturing system platforms to generate producible product variants

Jonas Landahl, Christoffer Levandowski, Hans Johannesson 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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Virtual Contextual Validation of technologies and methods for Product Development

Ola Isaksson, Alessandro Bertoni, Christoffer Levandowski et al
14th International Design Conference, DESIGN 2016, Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 16-19 May 2016. Vol. DS 84, p. 669-678
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Modularization in Concept Development Using Functional Modeling

Christoffer Levandowski, Jakob Müller, Ola Isaksson et al
23rd ISPE Inc. International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering. Vol. 4, p. 117-126
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Virtual Modeling for Lifecycle Performance Assessment in Aerospace Design

Alessandro Bertoni, Christoffer Levandowski, Ola Isaksson et al
Product-Service Systems across Life Cycle, 2016, Bergamo, Italy, 20-21 June 2016. Vol. 47, p. 335-340
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Understanding product-service system innovation capabilities development for manufacturing companies

Johanna Wallin, Vinit Parida, Ola Isaksson et al
Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. Vol. 26 (5), p. 763-787
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

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

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

A collaborative engineering design research model – an aerospace manufacturer’s view

Ola Isaksson,
Impact of Design Research on Industrial Practice, Chakrabarti, Amaresh, Lindemann, Udo (Eds.)
Chapter in monograph, book
2015

Model Based Decision Support for Value and Sustainability in Product Development

Ola Isaksson, Marco Bertoni, Sophie I. Hallstedt et al
Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED15), Milan, Italy, 27.-30.07.2015. Vol. VOL 1: DESIGN FOR LIFE
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

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

S.I. Hallstedt, M. Bertoni, Ola Isaksson et al
Journal of Cleaner Production. Vol. 108, Part A, p. 169-182
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

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

Dag Raudberget, Christoffer Levandowski, Ola Isaksson et al
Journal of Aerospace Operations. Vol. 3, p. 203–221
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

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

Visakha Raja, Sebastian Samuelsson, Ola Isaksson et al
22nd International Symposium on Air Breathing Engines, ISABE2015
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2015

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

Marco Bertoni, Sophie Hallstedt, Ola Isaksson et al
Advances in Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 7 (6), p. 1-19
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
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
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

TERA - An Assessment of Technology Reuse Feasibility

Daniel Corin Stig, Ola Isaksson, Ulf Högman et al
Procedia Computer Science, 2015 Conference on Systems Engineering Research, 18-19 March 2015, Hoboken, NJ. Vol. 44, p. 507-516
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

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

Ola Isaksson, P. Lindroth, C. M. Eckert et al
13th International Design Conference, DESIGN 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 19-22 May 2014. Vol. 2014-January, p. 1947-1956
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

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

Johanna Wallin, Ola Isaksson, A.C. Larsson et al
International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management. Vol. 11 (1)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

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

Johan Vallhagen, Ola Isaksson, Rikard Söderberg et al
Procedia CIRP. 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference.. Vol. 11, p. 145-150
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Enabling organizational changes for development of product-service system offers

Johanna Wallin, Koteshwar Chirumalla, Ola Isaksson et al
Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED13)
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

MULTIDISCIPLINARY ROBUSTNESS EVALUATIONS OF AERO ENGINE STRUCTURES

Anders Forslund, Rikard Söderberg, Ola Isaksson et al
XX International Symposium on Air Breathing Engines 2011 (ISABE 2011), Proceedings of a meeting held 12-16 September 2011, Gothenburg, Sweden
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Measuring Innovation Capability – Assessing Collaborative Performance

Johanna Wallin, Andreas Larsson, Ola Isaksson et al
Proceedings of the 3rd CIRP International Conference on Industrial Product Service Systems, Braunschweig, Germany
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Measuring Innovation Capability in Technology-Focused Development

Johanna Wallin, Ola Isaksson, Andreas Larsson et al
proceedings of the 17th International Product Development Management Conference, Murcia, Spain, June 13-15
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2000

Trends in Product Modelling - an Endrea Perspective

Ola Isaksson, Johan Malmqvist, et al et al
Proceedings Produktmodeller-2000, p. 65-88
Conference paper - peer reviewed