News

  • Summer internships at HIIT Kumpula/Otaniemi

    Tue, 20.02.2007

    20 Feb 2007 - HIIT Basic Research Unit and the From Data to Knowledge research unit have opened the call for applications to summer internship positions for talented students whose competence matches HIIT's research themes. The DL is 1.3.2007.

  • Three proposals submitted to Academy of Finland

    Wed, 31.01.2007

    31 Jan 2007 - HIIT researchers submitted three project proposals in response to the open call of Academy of Finland. If accepted in a very competitive evaluation, the projects will launch in 2008.

  • Summer internship positions for 2007 available

    Mon, 15.01.2007

    15 Jan 2007 - HIIT has opened the call for applications to summer internship positions for talented bachelor-level students of Helsinki University of Technology and University of Helsinki whose competence matches HIIT's research themes. The DL is 31.1.2007.

  • HIIT Ruoholahti unit will move to Spektri Pilotti

    Mon, 08.01.2007

    8 Jan 2007 - TKK has signed a contract for renting 1520 m2 space in Pilotti building in the Spektri business park next to Otaniemi. At the same time, TKK also signed a contract for transfering the rental agreement of the High Tech Center space in Ruoholahti. Thus the Ruoholahti unit will move to Otaniemi by April 15, 2007.

  • Marko Turpeinen nominated as Principal Scientist

    Mon, 01.01.2007

    1 Jan 2007 - Professor, Dr.Sc. Marko Turpeinen (b. 1968) has been nominated as a Principal Scientist at HIIT for 1.1.2007-31.12.2011. He will work as the Programme Director of the Network Society research programme, sharing his time between HIIT and the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, where he is a Professor of Media Technology.

  • Evimaria Terzi's doctoral defense

    Mon, 18.12.2006

    18 Dec 2006 - HIIT researcher Evimaria Terzi defended her doctoral thesis Problems and Algorithms for Sequence Segmentations on 18 December 2006 at the Department of Computer Science, University of Helsinki. The opponent was Professor Dimitris Achlioptas, UC Santa Cruz, and custos was Professor Esko Ukkonen.

  • Risto Sarvas' doctoral defense

    Fri, 15.12.2006

    15 Dec 2006 - HIIT researcher Risto Sarvas defended his doctoral thesis Designing User-Centric Metadata for Digital Snapshot Photography at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology. His opponent was professor Walter Bender from MIT Media Lab, USA. The supervisor of the thesis was Professor Reijo Sulonen.

  • Tommi Ilmonen's doctoral defense

    Thu, 14.12.2006

    14 Dec 2006 - HIIT researcher Tommi Ilmonen defended his doctoral thesis Tools and Experiments in Multimodal Interaction on 14 December 2006 at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology. His opponent was professor Michael Cohen, Computer Arts Lab, University of Aizu, Japan and the supervisor was Professor Tapio Takala.

  • Academy of Finland grants Algodan Centre of Excellence for 2008-2013

    Tue, 12.12.2006

    12 Dec 2006 - Finnish Centre of Excellence for Algorithmic Data Analysis Research (Algodan) is one of the 18 research groups selected by the Academy of Finland to the national centre-of-excellence programme for 2008 - 2013. HIIT/Kumpula is the main site of activity of the CoE. Professor Esko Ukkonen is the director and Academy Professor Heikki Mannila the vice-director of Algodan.

  • Antti Oulasvirta's doctoral defence

    Fri, 10.11.2006

    10 Nov 2006 - HIIT researcher Antti Oulasvirta defended his doctoral thesis Studies of working memory in interrupted human-computer interaction in the public dissertation at the Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki. The opponent was Professor Deborah Boehm-Davis from George Mason University and the custos Professor Christina Krause. The supervisor of the thesis was Professor Pertti Saariluoma from University of Jyväskylä.

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