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Jouko Lampinen appointed Dean of the Aalto University School of Science

Lampinen starts his five-year period as Dean on 1 June.

Professor Jouko Lampinen, D.Sc. (Tech.), 53, has been appointed Dean of the Aalto University School of Science and as a member of the University's Management Team. His five-year period as Dean starts on 1 June 2016.

Lampinen has several years of experience as Head of Department at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science and at the Department of Computer Science, which he has been leading since 2015. Lampinen has also served as Vice Dean of the School of Science between 2014 and 2015.

Lampinen has worked as Professor of Computational Engineering at Aalto University and its predecessor Helsinki University of Technology since 1996. He has focused his research on probabilistic modelling of complex phenomena, pattern recognition and data-analysis.

– The School of Science is a unique cluster of international cutting-edge research, advancing Finnish technological development. I am very proud to serve this community, and I take this task with a very positive outlook and great faith in the future, says Lampinen.

– Jouko Lampinen has versatile management expertise in the academic world. His contribution during the merging of the three departments of the School of Science into one large Department of Computer Science has been excellent. I am glad that Jouko will be developing the University with us also in future, says President of Aalto University Tuula Teeri.

The Dean of the School of Science is responsible for directing the School’s activities in accordance with Aalto University’s strategy and taking part in the long-term development of the University as a member of its Management Team. The Dean is responsible for the overall development and international competitiveness of the School, for allocating its resources within the framework of the University’s overall operating plan and budget, and for recruiting faculty in accordance with Aalto University’s tenure track policies. Dean reports to the Provost.

The current Dean of the School of Science Risto Nieminen is retiring from his position as Dean and Professor on 1 June 2016.

More information:
President Tuula Teeri

tel.050 452 4690 (assistant Hely Kilpeläinen)
[email protected]

Professor Jouko Lampinen
050 560 4827
[email protected]

 

Photo: Aalto-yliopisto/Anni Hanén

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