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Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT is a joint research institute of Aalto University and the University of Helsinki for basic and applied research on information technology. Its research ranges from fundamental methods and technologies to novel applications and their impact on people and society. The current foci of research are computational modelling and data analysis, and ubiquitous ICT in the modern networked world. HIIT in brief »
The Board, nominated by the mother universities, decides on HIIT's overall research strategy and research programmes. The Scientific Advisory Board provides scientific guidance and criticism for the Board. The Director, Vice-Director and the Programme Directors constitute the Steering Group responsible for inter-programme coordination and planning. Programme Directors lead the research programmes of HIIT.