Current position and responsibilities at VTT
Senior Research Scientist, Human-Machine Interaction and Virtual Engineering / Systems Engineering.
Research background and current research topics
Dr. Boris Krassi has expertise in virtual prototyping, modeling and simulation, human-machine systems, emergent information and communication technologies, control and automation, and robotics. Dr. Krassi has attained has over 10 years of experience in planning, implementing and leading European R&D projects. Currently he is the coordinator of the large European R&D project “ManuVAR”. Dr. Krassi’s research interests include:
Virtual-model-driven architectures for system lifecycle support and integration
Dynamic virtual prototyping
Dynamic adaptive reconfigurable computing systems
Cybernetics and complex systems.
Current major research projects at VTT
Coordinator of EU FP7 NMP project ManuVAR “Manual
work support throughout system lifecycle by exploiting virtual and augmented
R&D for the ITER DTP-2 – International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, Divertor Test Platform 2, 2008 – Present.
Ph.D. in computer science. Helsinki University of Technology. Major: interactive environments and mobile applications; minor: systems technology (automation); Ph.D. thesis title: “The application of dynamic virtual prototyping to the development of control systems”, August 2001 – June 2006.
M.Sc. in computer science. Helsinki University of Technology. Major: information technology in production; minor: automation and control technology. July 1999 – June 2001.
M.Sc. in automation and control, with honors. St. Petersburg State Technical University. June 1995 – June 2001.
Senior Research Scientist. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Systems Engineering, Human-Machine Interaction and Virtual Engineering. February 2007 – present, full time.
Researcher, lecturer, technical project manager. Helsinki University of Technology, Industrial Information Technology Laboratory. August 1999 –January 2007 full time, until October 2008 part time.
Krassi, B., Dynamic Virtual Prototyping for Control Engineering: Concepts, Methods, Applications. Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, 187 p., 2008, ISBN 978-3-639-08926-4 (available from www.amazon.com).
Lind, S., Krassi, B., Viitaniemi, J., Kiviranta, S., Heilala, J., Berlin, C., Linking Ergonomics Simulation to Production Process Development // Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, USA, December 2008, pp. 1968-1973; full text .
Vink, P., Rhijn, J.W. van, Krassi, B., Collaborative design using mixed reality: suggestions from INTUITION partners // Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE2008, Las Vegas, USA, 14-17 July, 2008 (on CD, ISBN 978-1-60643-712-4), 8 p.
Helin, K., Viitaniemi, J., Leino, S.-P., Krassi, B., Poyade, M., The Virtual Environments and New Human-Centred Design Method in the Design of Vehicular Working Machine Interfaces // Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics AHFE2008, Las Vegas, USA, 14-17 July, 2008 (on CD, ISBN 978-1-60643-712-4), 10 p.
Burmakin, E.M., Krassi, B.A., Tuominen, J.O., AMPROS: Distributed Reconfiguration Algorithm // Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Software Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, February 15-17, 2005, pp. 438-441.
Senior Research Scientist
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