Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of HIIT consists of internationally prominent scholars who are invited by the HIIT Board. The objective of the SAB is to provide critical guidance about HIIT's research activities and to advise the HIIT Board on strategic planning for future research directions of HIIT. The SAB convenes once in approximately 4 years.

SAB members in 2016:

Professor John Shawe-Taylor, University College London, UK; Chairman of the SAB
Professor Elisabeth André, University of Augsburg, Germany
Professor Richard Durbin, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Professor Jodi Forlizzi, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Professor Seif Haridi, Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden
Professor Michael Mahoney, University of California Berkeley, USA
Professor Kari-Jouko Räihä, University of Tampere, Finland
Professor Wojciech Szpankowski, Purdue University, USA

The SAB meeting 22-23 September 2016 will consist of:

  • 22 September at University of Helsinki Kumpula campus, Exactum building: Presentations of the existing and new research programmes of HIIT; Poster session of HIIT's research highlights
  • 23 September at Aalto University Otaniemi campus, Open Innovation House, room B255: Discussions with the directors of new HIIT research programmes; discussion with graduate students and postdocs; discussion with the deans of the mother universities and the Board of HIIT

SAB members in 2012:

Professor Randy Katz, University of California at Berkeley, Chairman of the SAB
Professor Alberto Apostolico, Georgia Tech
Professor Christos Faloutsos, Carnegie Mellon University
Associate Professor Jodi Forlizzi, Carnegie Mellon University
Professor Bengt Jonsson, Uppsala University
Professor Martin Kersten, University of Amsterdam and CWI
Professor Kari-Jouko Räihä, University of Tampere
Professor Mart Saarma, University of Helsinki
Professor John Shawe-Taylor, University College London

Fourth meeting, 7-8 June, 2012: materials for the SAB members are given via this link.

Third meeting, 26-28 May, 2008
Second meeting, 15-17 November, 2004
First meeting, 16-17 October 2003

Last updated on 24 Aug 2016 by Ella Bingham - Page created on 17 Jan 2007 by Martti Mäntylä