Jukka Suomela
Department of Computer Science

Jukka Suomela

Assistant Professor

Contact information

Postal address
Aalto SCI Computer Science Konemiehentie 2
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Description

Jukka Suomela (http://users.ics.aalto.fi/suomela/) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Aalto University. His work focuses on the theoretical foundations of distributed computing, with particular emphasis on the concept of locality. He is a member of the steering committees of DISC, SIROCCO, and ADGA and a member of the council of EATCS, he has recently served in the programme committees of e.g. ICALP 2017, DISC 2017, and PODC 2016, and he is one of the local chairs of ALGO 2018.

Areas of expertise

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

Honors and awards

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Department of Computer Science
Jan 2012

Best paper award, at the 26th International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC 2012), Salvador, Brazil

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Department of Computer Science
Jan 2008

Best paper award, at the 4th International Workshop on Algorithmic Aspects of Wireless Sensor Networks (Algosensors 2008), Reykjavík, Iceland

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Department of Computer Science
Jan 2008

Nokia Scholarship 2008, Nokia Foundation

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Computer Science
Jan 2015

The best large course of the CSE degree programme, at Aalto University Based on the student feedback, academic year 2014–2015

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Computer Science
Jan 2008

The best junior researcher 2008, Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki

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Department of Computer Science
Jan 2006

MSc thesis award 2006, the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki

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Professorship Suomela J.
Jan 2017

Best paper award, 31st International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC 2017)

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Professorship Suomela J.
Jan 2019

Best Paper Award at the 60th Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS 2019) FOCS 2019 Best Paper Award for "Lower bounds for maximal matchings and maximal independent sets"<br/>

Research groups

Professorship Suomela J., Assistant Professor

Publications

Department of Computer Science, Professorship Suomela J.

On the Power of Preprocessing in Decentralized Network Optimization

Publishing year: 2019 INFOCOM 2019 - IEEE Conference on Computer Communications
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Suomela J.

Hardness of Minimal Symmetry Breaking in Distributed Computing

Publishing year: 2019 Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC 2019)
Professorship Suomela J., Department of Computer Science

Locality of not-so-weak coloring

Publishing year: 2019 Structural Information and Communication Complexity - 26th International Colloquium, SIROCCO 2019, Proceedings
Professorship Suomela J., Department of Computer Science

Lower bounds for maximal matchings and maximal independent sets

Publishing year: 2019 Proceedings of the 60th Annual IEEE Symposium on Foundations of Computer Science (FOCS 2019)
Professorship Suomela J., Department of Computer Science

Distributed recoloring

Publishing year: 2018 32nd International Symposium on Distributed Computing, DISC 2018
Professorship Suomela J., Department of Computer Science

Changing lanes on a highway

Publishing year: 2018 18th Workshop on Algorithmic Approaches for Transportation Modelling, Optimization, and Systems, ATMOS 2018
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Suomela J.

New classes of distributed time complexity

Publishing year: 2018 STOC 2018 – Proceedings of the 50th Annual ACM SIGACT Symposium on Theory of Computing
Professorship Suomela J., Department of Computer Science

Constant space and non-constant time in distributed computing

Publishing year: 2018 21st International Conference on Principles of Distributed Systems (OPODIS 2017)
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Suomela J.

Almost global problems in the LOCAL model

Publishing year: 2018 32nd International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC 2018)
Professorship Suomela J., Department of Computer Science

Node labels in local decision

Publishing year: 2018 Theoretical Computer Science