Jukka Corander

Academic interests

I'm interested in and doing actively research in the following areas: Bayesian statistics, inference, stochastic simulation algorithms, probabilistic graphical models, machine learning, evolution, population genetics, forensic statistics.

Current positions and affiliations

2016 -   Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Oslo, Norway

2009 -   Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

2016 -   May-August 2016, Visiting fellow, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK

Previous positions 

2007 – 2016     Professor, Department of Mathematics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

2003 – 2007     Senior lecturer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

Institutional responsibilities

2010 –             Vice-director, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland

2014 – 2017     Board member of Faculty of Sciences, University of Helsinki

2015 – 2017     Vice-director, COIN Centre of Excellence

2015 –             Research Program director, Helsinki Institute of Information Technology (HIIT)

Memeberships of scientific societies

2009 –             Member, International Biometric Society

2013 – 2016     President, The Finnish Society of Biostatistics

Awards and selected grants

2008                 Per Brahe Award “Young scientist of the year” Åbo Akademi University, Finland

2015                Cozzarelli prize by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences for an outstanding scientific excellence and originality in a publication during 2014.

2009-14            ERC StG, SmartBayes, from PE1

2012-17            Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research (COIN)

 

 

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