Antti Aronen is a senior research engineer at Glaston. Dr Aronen has over 10 years’ experience in the research of the tempering process. His main area of interest is in the modelling of the tempering process.
Juho Ruusunen recently graduated from Tampere University of Technology and now works as a data analytics engineer in Glaston digitalization team. His key interests are deep learning, computer vision and software development. So far at Glaston, he has researched and experimented with several state-of-the-art machine learning and deep learning algorithms. He has also developed both front-end and back-end solutions for deploying ML models into production environment.
Dr Mikko Rantala has long experience of R&D and IPR relating to float glass heat treatment machines. He is a patent attorney and heat transfer specialist of Glaston. The heat transfer processes in float glass tempering, laminating and bending machines the company manufactures are designed by him, and he can model them in the office with self-made calculating programs. Dr Rantala manages Glaston patent portfolio and IPR risk monitoring. He handles the patent issues of the company from the innovative developments to applications and patents. He follows competitors patenting and has high level knowledge of the patents in the industrial field of float glass heat treatment. He is also an inventor of many patents.
Riku Färm has a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Tampere University of Technology. He’s been working with Glaston for 4 years and currently he is working a as a product manager for laminating lines and quality measurement systems.
Sami Kelin is a product manager at Glaston. Mr Kelin has over 10 years’ practical experience in the tempering process and furnaces in several roles at Glaston.