Satu is soon defending her doctoral thesis on managing exploration projects. Her post-doctoral research focuses on cross-disciplinary collaboration, collaborative cognitive processes, and the role of design in organizations. She is based in the industrial engineering department of the School of Science, but works in the Design+ and DRIVE research projects at the Design Factory.
Satu’s mission is to educate game-changers who are able to make a team more than the sum of its parts. She is making students aware of the importance of teamwork and soft skills, which facilitate the utilization of expertise. She draws from a licentiate’s degree in industrial management and master’s degree in business.