Annual Report 2020: Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The SAB consists of internationally prominent scholars who are invited by the HIIT Board. The objective of the SAB is to provide critical guidance about HIIT’s research activities and to advise the HIIT Board on strategic planning for future research directions of HIIT. The SAB convenes once in approximately 4 years, the last time 5-6 November 2020. The SAB meeting in 2020 covered in addition to HIIT also the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI. The members of the SAB in the meeting in 2020 were:

  • Professor Nicolò Cesa-Bianchi University of Milano, Italy; Chairman of the SAB
  • Professor Elisabeth André, University of Augsburg, Germany
  • Professor Jodi Forlizzi, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Professor Seif Haridi, KTH, Sweden
  • Professor Sepp Hochreiter, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
  • Professor Michael Mahoney, University of California Berkeley, USA
  • Professor Doina Precup, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Professor Wojciech Szpankowski, Purdue University, USA