Phong Truong

M. Sc. (Tech)
Ecosystem Facilitator
Email: phong.truong(at)dimecc.com
Tel: +358 45 350 3778

Linkedin: /in/phongtruong-profile/

At DIMECC, Phong focuses on driving VAMOS Ecosystem for Autonomous Mobility in Smart Spaces to its goal.

Before joining DIMECC, Phong spent 4 years working with interdisciplinary R&D and innovation projects in international settings at KONE, F-Secure, and WithSecure. He has coordinated many projects from conception to launch, driven cross-functional teams, and conducted multidisciplinary research. He has been involved in initiatives like smart city, virtual reality and digital twin in the construction industry, and AI in cybersecurity to improve existing and develop new products and services. Phong’s expertise is in design thinking to solve wicked problems that many companies face nowadays in the ever-changing world. He has helped and hopes to continue assisting companies in adopting and innovating technologies in a more user-centric manner. Phong holds an MSc. (Tech) in International Design Business Management from Aalto University and a BSc. (Eng) in Environmental Engineering from XAMK.

Keywords: design thinking, user-centricity, interdisciplinary, facilitation, product development, project management

Notable publications:

  • Truong, P.; Hölttä-Otto, K.; Becerril, P.; Turtiainen, R.; Siltanen, S. Multi-User Virtual Reality for Remote Collaboration in Construction Projects: A Case Study with High-Rise Elevator Machine Room Planning. Electronics 202110, 2806. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics10222806
  • Burova, A.; Palma, P.B.; Truong, P.; Mäkelä, J.; Heinonen, H.; Hakulinen, J.; Ronkainen, K.; Raisamo, R.; Turunen, M.; Siltanen, S. Distributed Asymmetric Virtual Reality in Industrial Context: Enhancing the Collaboration of Geographically Dispersed Teams in the Pipeline of Maintenance Method Development and Technical Documentation Creation. Appl. Sci. 202212, 3728. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12083728