• Ekonominaukio 1 02150 Espoo

    20052022

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    Pekka Malo is a tenured Associate Professor of Statistics in the Department of Information and Service Management at Aalto University School of Business, Finland. He has a PhD degree in quantitative methods and M.Sc. degree in finance from Helsinki School of Economics. He also holds M.Sc. degree in mathematics from University of Helsinki. Before joining the department he worked as a business simulation developer at Cesim and head of research at Fosta Consulting. He has also worked as a visiting scholar in computational optimization and innovation laboratory at Michigan State University in the Depertment of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. His research interests include optimization, evolutionary computation, semantic information retrieval, computational statistics and machine learning, and their applications to marketing, finance, and healthcare.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctoral degree, Business and Economics, Helsinki School of Economics

    Award Date: 21 Sep 2007

    Master's degree, Business and Economics, Helsinki School of Economics

    Award Date: 6 Jun 2003

    External positions

    Algorithm advisor, Tieto Oyj

    2016 → …

    Visiting scholar, Michigan State University

    Jan 2013Sep 2013

    Keywords

    • Machine learning
    • Data Science
    • Business analytics
    • Artificial intelligence
    • Optimization
    • Computational Intelligence
    • Multi-criteria decision analysis
    • Text mining
    • Data mining
    • Big data
    • Decision Analysis

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    • Soraya Ezazipour

      Pekka Malo (Host)

      1 Jan 201831 May 2018

      Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    • Soraya Ezazipour

      Jyrki Wallenius (Host) & Pekka Malo (Host)

      1 Jan 201831 May 2018

      Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    • Michigan State University

      Pekka Malo (Visiting researcher)

      20 Oct 201728 Oct 2017

      Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

    • European Meeting of Statisticians

      Pekka Malo (Organiser)

      24 Jul 201728 Jul 2017

      Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesMembership of an organizing committee or other positions of trust of a conference or a seminar

    • Sergey Gritsyuk

      Pekka Malo (Host)

      4 Aug 201721 Aug 2017

      Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor