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Tony Rosqvist

Current position at VTT

Senior Research Scientist, Vulnerability management.

Research background and current research topics

Background in: Stochastic systems, Bayesian probability calculus, Utility theory, Risk and Decision Analysis.
Current interests: Risk assessment methodology, applications of Option Theory.

Current major research projects at VTT

Projects related to climate change and adaptation of different sectors.

Education

Doctor of Science (Eng.), Applied Mathematics, 2003, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Licentiate of Technology in Applied Mathematics, 1991, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Master of Science in Applied Electronics, 1988, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.

Work history

2005 - VTT, Senior Research Scientist, Research topics: risk-, reliability- and decision analysis
2002 - 2004 VTT Industrial Systems, Research Scientist, Research topics: risk-, reliability- and decision analysis
1998 - 2002 VTT Automation, Industrial Automation, Research Scientist, Research topics: risk-, reliability- and decision analysis
1995 - 1997 VTT Manufacturing Technology, Safety Engineering, Research Scientist, Research topics: risk-, reliability- and decision analysis
1994 Polytechnic of Espoo-Vantaa, Lecturer, Lectures in mathematical calculus and digital technology
1991-1993 Luleå University of Technology, Sweden, Visiting Researcher, Research topic: Deterministic models in population dynamics. Lectures in discrete mathematics.

Positions of trust and professional assignments

Opponent in the dissertation of Mr. Alan Klanac on ‘Design Methods for Safe Ship Structures’ on the 11th February 2011 at Aalto University - School of Engineering.

2001-2008 Special lectures on Reliability Theory at Helsinki University of Technology, Dept. of Automation and Systems Technology

1995-1997 Lectures in Reliability Theory at Tampere University of Technology, Dept. of Safety Engineering

Invited Speaker:

Formal Safety Assessment – case study: ‘The implementation of the VTMIS system for the Gulf of Finland’, RINA Conference on Formal Safety Assessment, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, 18th and 19th September 2002, London.

Member of the ESRA Technical Committee on Maintenance Modeling and Applications 2003-2009.

Selected publications

Full-length reviewed papers:

Rosqvist T. Capacity investment planning based on real options. European Journal of Operations Research (submitted 2009)

Rosqvist, T., Perrels, A., Porthin, M., Molarius, R. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis in adaptation decision-making – reflections based on a flood case study. Climatic Change (submitted 2009)

Rosqvist, T., Laakso, K., Reunanen, M. Value-driven maintenance planning for a production plant, Reliability Engineering and System Safety 94, 97-110, 2009.

Rosqvist, T., Tuominen, R. 2004. Qualification of Formal Safety Assessment – An Exploratory Study. Safety Science 4, 99 – 120.

Rosqvist, T., Nyman, T., Sonninen, S., Tuominen, R. 2002. The implementation of the VTMIS system for the gulf of Finland – a FSA study. Proceedings of the RINA International Conference on Formal Safety Assessment, 18-19 Sept 2002. London.

Rosqvist, T. 2002. Stopping time optimisation in condition monitoring. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 76(3), 319-325.

Rosqvist, T. 2000. Bayesian aggregation of experts’ judgements on failure intensity. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 70(3), 283-289.

Rosqvist, T. 2003. Stakeholder compensation model based on decision analysis. Theory and Decision, Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, 12 (2-3), 219-223.

Rosqvist, T., Koskela, M., Harju, H. 2003. Software quality evaluation based on expert judgement. Software Quality Journal, 11(1), 39-55.

Rosqvist, T. 2001. Simulation and Multi-Attribute Utility Modelling of Life Cycle Profit, Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, 10, 205-218.

For complete list of publications, see Tony Rosqvist’s publications in VTT Publications Register.

Awards and patents

Patent Nr. 20095914: “INTELLIGENT WATERWAY RISK INDICATION SYSTEM AND A RELATED METHOD”

A Bayesian model and algorithm for dynamic prediction of close encounter situations of vessels moving along predetermined routes in open waters.


Additional information

Tony Rosqvist
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 6773

Additional information

Tony Rosqvist
Senior Research Scientist
+358 20 722 6773