Ola Isaksson, professor in product development at Chalmers, receives the award for his contribution as "general chair" for the International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED21). ICED is a prestigious conference in engineering design and product development, that brings together researchers and professionals around the world.
The purpose of the award is to draw attention to and thank individuals who has considered to be of extra importance for Gothenburg as a meeting place. These people have acted as ambassadors for the city and, through their expertise and reputation, played a crucial role for Gothenburg being able to stand as host for these meetings.
"I am very happy that we were able to hold a successful hybrid conference, and honored that the city of Gothenburg pays attention to this", says Ola Isaksson.
This year, ten diploma recipients participated in the presence of the chairman of the City Council and representatives of the academy's management at a solemn ceremony in the Residence.
Photo: Olle Mogenfeldt