There are over 20 professors at the Department. The professors specialise into various subareas of algorithms, artificial intelligence, networks and software research.


Position Specialisation area Research group
Pan Hui Professor Data Science Systems and Media
Aapo Hyvärinen Professor Neuroinformatics Neuroinformatics
Giulio Jacucci Professor Interactive systems, HCI Uniquitous Interaction (UIx)
Matti Järvisalo Associate Professor

Automated reasoning, optimization, algorithms, artificial intelligence

Constraint Reasoning and Optimization
Jussi Kangasharju Professor Data networks and distributed systems, ambient intelligence Collaborative Networking (CoNe)
Jyrki Kivinen Professor Machine learning, algorithms Machine Learning
Arto Klami Assistant Professor

Machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science

Multi-source Probabilistic Inference
Mikko Koivisto Associate Professor Algorithms, machine learning Sums of Products
Jiaheng Lu Associate Professor Databases, data management Unified Database Management System
Michael Mathioudakis Assistant Professor

Computational Social Science, data mining

Mathioudakis group
Tommi Mikkonen Professor Software systems Empirical Software Engineering
Ville Mustonen Professor Bioinformatics Bioinformatics and Evolution
Petri Myllymäki Professor Intelligent systems, machine learning, probability models Complex Systems Computation (CoSCo)
Veli Mäkinen Professor Algorithmic bioinformatics, succinct data structures Genome-scale algorithmics
Tomi Männistö Professor Software engineering Empirical Software Engineering
Valtteri Niemi Professor Data security Secure Systems
Teemu Roos Associate Professor Machine learning, data science Information, Complexity and Learning
Sasu Tarkoma
Professor Distributed systems and data communications Content-centric structures and networking (COSN)
Hannu Toivonen Professor Data science, artificial intelligence, computational creativity Discovery group: Data Mining and Computational Creativity
Esko Ukkonen Professor Algorithms, combinatorial pattern matching, bio-informatics, machine learning Combinatorial Pattern Matching

Indrė Žliobaitė

Assistant Professor Life science informatics, data science, palaeobiology Data Science and Evolution