Lectio Praecursoria: the introduction

photo: Timo Suvanto
  The beginning of the Defence.

In front sit the Opponent, Assistant Professor Dan MacIsaac from Northern Arizona University, and the Custos, Professor Heimo Saarikko. The Candidate is standing. The rightmost person in the picture is Professor Kaarle Kurki-Suonio.

photo: Seppo Andersson
  In the third row of seats, from left to right: Prof. Kari Eskola, Prof. Antti Siivola, Docent Pentti Paatero, Prof. Veijo Meisalo, Ph.D. Lari Lavonen, and Docent Jouni Viiri.