Pekka Ruponen


Pekka Ruponen graduated as an M.Sc. in Naval Architecture from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK, now part of Aalto University) in 2003. In 2007 he got his D.Sc. degree, also in Naval Architecture in TKK. The research included development of a novel flooding simulation method.

In 2007 Pekka joined NAPA Ltd, where he is working with software development for various naval architectural calculations for both intact and damaged ships. This includes further development of the time-domain flooding simulation tool, developed during his studies for D.Sc. degree. Since 2009 he has been leading the Naval Architectural Calculations Team in the NAPA Technology Unit in addition to his software development duties.
12 AUGUST 2020