Tuomo Kuusi gets excited about mathematical problems that can be applied to practice
The European Research Council has awarded Kuusi an esteemed ERC grant.
What does mathematical logic have to do with robotic cars, Professor Juha Kontinen?
Theoretical basic research can have unexpected impacts in the future, the recently appointed professor points out.
Jani Lukkarinen: Mathematical models help predict climate change
Professor Jani Lukkarinen is a contributor to a project that focuses on a model analysing atmospheric changes and on the reliability of the...
Christoph Beier: Geochemistry gives us unique tools to understand magmatic processes and their timescales
Many volcanoes erupt in marine environments. Understanding the processes and timescales involved in their formation helps us understand the...
Hikepack, a map application for hikers developed by a researcher, is based on algorithms that analyse genetic data
Alexandru Tomescu noticed that algorithms that assemble genetic data are also suited to creating hiking maps. While developing the Hikepack...
Everyone has their secrets – machine learning needs to respect privacy
How can we teach artificial intelligence to make unbiased decisions? How can we protect citizens’ privacy when processing extensive amounts of...
Earthquakes on heating-plant construction site – no one quite knows the risks
Associate Professor Gregor Hillers from the Institute of Seismology wants to raise the awareness of the geothermal heating plant being built in...
Minerals in mountain rivers tell the story of landslide activity upstream
Researchers from the University of Helsinki and the University of Tübingen have come up with a new way of analysing sand in mountain rivers to...