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educator , Electrical engineer

Tapani Veikko Jokinen, Finnish electrical engineer, educator. Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, International Academy Electrotech. Sciences, Estonian Society Moritz Hermann Jacobi, Finnish Association Graduate Engineers, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Finnish Academy Technology.

Background

Jokinen, Tapani Veikko was born on November 13, 1937 in Kärkölä, Finland. Son of Veikko Olavi and Aino Vilhelmiina (Löyttyniemi) Jokinen.

Education

Master of Science (Technology), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1962. LicSc (Technology), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1967. Doctor of Science (Technology), Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, 1973.

Doctor Honoris Causa, Tallinn Technology University, Estonia, 1993.

Career

Assistant in electric machines Helsinki University of Technology, 1962-1964, associate professor electric machines, 1969-1974, professor electrical engineering, 1974—2001, professor emeritus, since 2001, vice rector, 1985-1988. Design engineer Oy Strömberg Ab, Finland, 1964-1969, consultant Finland, 1969-1987. Docent Lappeenranta University of Technology, 1985—2002.

Consultant High Speed Technology Ltd., Finland, 1990—1999, board directors, Finland, 1992—1998. Member Supreme Administrative Court in cases on patents, 1996—2004. Board directors Neorem Magnets Ltd., Finland, 1999—2006.

Second lieutenant Finnish Army, 1956-1957.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Utilization of Harmonics for Self-Exitation of a Synchronous Generator by Placing an Auxiliary Winding in the Rotor, 1973, Principles of Creative Design, 1981, Product Development, 6th edition, 2001. Contributor articles and conference papers to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, International Academy Electrotech. Sciences, Estonian Society Moritz Hermann Jacobi, Finnish Association Graduate Engineers, Finnish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Finnish Academy Technology.

Connections

Married Salme Johanna Raitala, May 26, 1962. Children: Olli, Hannu, Aino.

father:
Veikko Olavi Jokinen

mother:
Aino Vilhelmiina (Löyttyniemi) Jokinen

spouse:
Salme Johanna Raitala

children:
Hannu Jokinen

Aino Jokinen

Olli Jokinen