Ilkka Niemelä

Professor, President

Research units & titles

Artistic and research interests

llkka Niemelä, D.Sc. (Tech.), (b. 1961) has served as Professor of Computer Science at Helsinki University of Technology, Head of the Laboratory for Theoretical Computer Science, and Chair of the Degree programme in Computer Science and Engineering. The research group led by Niemelä has developed new methods for automated reasoning and constraint programming for solving challenging computational problems and explored various applications related to these methods. He has served as Dean of the Aalto University School of Science, as the University’s Vice President responsible for academic affairs, as Provost and as Deputy President. His international experience covers several visiting positions in different universities and research institutes and he holds several academic positions of trust.

 

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Technology), Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology), Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Technology), Teknillinen korkeakoulu

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