Jukka Suomela

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Jukka Suomela is Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University, Finland. His work focuses on the theoretical foundations of distributed and parallel computing, with particular emphasis on the concept of locality. He was the PC chair of DISC 2019 and SIROCCO 2016 and one of the local chairs of ALGO 2018, he has served in the EATCS council, and he is currently the vice chair of the DISC steering committee. He has received the FOCS 2019 best paper award and DISC 2012 and 2017 best paper awards, as well as a number of teaching awards.

More information: jukkasuomela.fi

Research group: research.cs.aalto.fi/da/

Education/Academic qualification

Doctoral degree, Engineering and Technology, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 25 Sept 2009


  • Distributed Computing
  • Distributed Algorithms
  • Local algorithms
  • Parallel computing
  • Parallel algorithms
  • Graph algorithms


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