New members in the Advisory Board!


We are happy to share that the Clean Propulsion Technologies project has appointed two new Advisory Board members: Jonas Teir and Tero Järveläinen. Please meet them!


Jonas Teir
Technical Manager, NLC Ferry /Wasaline

Jonas Teir is an experienced chief engineer with a background as a chief engineer both from cargo and passenger ferries.  Last half decade he has been working with technical management, improving energy efficiency on already existing ships as well as having a key role in developing the technical concept for the company’s newbuilt RoPax ferry. Thus, he has great hands-on experience in energy optimization and good knowledge to identify the overall feasibility of different projects, both environmental and economic feasibility.


Tero Järveläinen
Director, R&D at Danfoss Power Solutions

Tero Järveläinen is an experienced R&D leader with a strong business development background. He is professionally skilled in automotive and industrial electric systems and has  solid experience in vehicle and vessel electrification-related global business. He has constantly new ideas on how products or businesses can be developed.


Jonas and Tero will take the place of two of the original Advisory Board members, Peter Ståhlberg (NLC Ferry/Wasaline) and Kimmo Rauma (Danfoss). Three other previously appointed members will continue their work on the CPT Advisory Board:


Dr. Piotr Bielaczyc (Chairman of the Advisory Board)
Scientific Secretary, BOSMAL Automotive Research and Development Institute Ltd

Piotr Bielaczyc has worked for over 20 years as the Head of Engine Research Dept. of BOSMAL and has been responsible for over 500 R&D t projects in the field of automotive and off-road transport. He is an expert in development of powertrains for LD and HD vehicles, emissions and CO2 reduction, emissions rules, and test methods development.


Sc. (Tech.) Nils-Olof Nylund
Senior Advisor, VTT
Principal Consultant, TEC TransEnergy Consulting Ltd.

Nils-Olof Nylund has decades of experience in internal combustion engines, alternative fuels, vehicles, and transport energy issues. He has a long experience in international and national networking, e.g. consulting various Finnish Ministries and the Commission. He is involved in developing e.g. energy end-use strategies.


Dr. Antonio Garcia Martinez
Professor, CMT-Motores Termicos/ Universitat Politècnica de València

Antonio Garcia Martinez is one of the most established experimentalists in the field of applied RCCI research. At CMT, he has led several groundbreaking projects related to RCCI development. Professor Garcia is a member of several European work groups related to combustion engine development, such as the European Energy Agency, where he leads the low temperature combustion panel.


The Advisory Board members are experts that provide added value to the consortium with their knowledge, connections, and their vision of the future of propulsion technologies and/or marine and off-road segments.