CURRICULUM

Academic Degrees

2000 Doctor of Technology (Ph.D.), Tampere University of Technology, Finland
1994 Licentiate of Technology, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
1991 Master of Science, Tampere University of Technology, Finland (Major Biomedical Engineering)
1985 Matriculation examination, Upper Secondary School of Ylöjärvi
2007 Teacher’s pedagogical qualification, Tampere Polytechnic, University of Applied Sciences

Main Professions

2009- Research Program Manager, Alice Research Cluster of Excellence, Tampere University of Technology (University Alliance)
2000- Assistant Professor, Tampere University of Technology
1998-2000 Researcher, Graduate School in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (Academy of Finland)
1994-98 Acting Assistant, Tampere University of Technology
1992-94 Researcher, Tampere University of Technology
1990-91 Research assistant, Tampere University of Technology
1988-89 Stand-in of Lecturer of Senior High School, Upper Secondary School of Ylöjärvi

Memberships and Positions of Trust in Scientific Societies

2010 The Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering, Vice President
2007 The Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering, Council Member
2004 Finnish Social and Health Informatics Association, Member
2002- International Society for Bioelectromagnetism, Council Member
2001-2006 The Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering, Secretary
1998 Finnish Society for Clinical Physiology, Member
1997 International Society for Electrocardiology, Member
1996 Finnish Cardiac Society, Member
1995 International Society for Bioelectromagnetism, Founder Member
1987 The Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering, Member
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Conference Committees and other Confidence Assignments

2009 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Minneapolis, USA), Reviewer of Papers
2008 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Vancouver, Canada), Reviewer of Papers
2007 6th International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism (Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Fukushima, Japan), Member of Scientific Committee
2007 IV Latin American Congress on Biomedical Engineering (Margarita Island, Venezuela), Member of Scientific Committee
2007 29th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Lyon, France), Reviewer of Papers
2007 34th International Congress on Electrocardiology (Istanbul, Turkey), Member of the Scientific Committee and Chairman of Scientific Session
2007 6th Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Day (Espoo, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2007 International Graduate School in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (Ministry of Education in Finland), Coordinator
2006 5th Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Day (Tampere, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2005 3rd International Summer School on Cardiac Arrhythmias (Eskisehir, Turkey), Member of the Scientific Committee
2005 4th Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Day (Kuopio, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2004 31th International Congress on Electrocardiology (Kyoto, Japan), Chairman of Scientific Poster Session on ECG/VCG.
2004 3rd Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Day (Oulu, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2003 XXX International Congress on Electrocardiology (Helsinki, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee and member of the Scientific Committee
2003 Midnight Sun Symposium (Saariselkä, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2003 XXX International Congress on Electrocardiology (Helsinki, Finland), Organizer and Chairman of Scientific Session on Recovery Phase in Exercise ECG Test
2003 2nd Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Day (Helsinki, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2002 12th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering (Reykjavik, Iceland), Member of the Scientific Committee
2002 Speech on Behalf of the Conferred Doctors, Conferment of Tampere University of Technology. Väitöskirjatyö vaatii sitkeää ja pitkäjänteistä tutkimusta (Dissertation Project Requires Tough and Persistent Investigation).
2002 1st Medical Physics and Medical Engineering Day (Tampere, Finland), Chairman of the Organizing Committee
2001 8th Ragnar Granit Symposium (Helsinki, Finland), Member of the Program Committee
2000 7th Ragnar Granit Symposium (Helsinki, Finland), Member of the Program and Scientific Committees
1999 Inventions and their exploitation (Heureka!…mitäs nyt? Keksintö ja sen hyödyntäminen) (Tampere, Finland), Organizer
1999 11th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering (Tallinn, Estonia), Chairman of Scientific Session
1996 10th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and 1st International Conference on Bioelectromagnetism (Tampere, Finland), Treasurer and Member of the Organizing Committee
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Other Scientific Merits

2009 Secretary General of BIQ Research Cluster of Excellence
2009 Reviewer of Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging.
2009 Reviewer of Journal of Electrocardiology.
2009 Secretary General of Alice Research Cluster of Excellence
2008 Reviewer of Journal of Electrocardiology.
2007 Coordinator of International Graduate School in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics
2007 Reviewer of Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
2007 Reviewer of Journal of Electrocardiology.
2006 Reviewer of Journal of Electrocardiology.
2005 Invited lecture in the 3rd International Summer School on Cardiac Arrhythmias, 9-12.9.2005, Eskisehir, Turkey.
2003 Special editor of International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Volume 5, Number 1, 2003. Advances in Electrocardiology.
2003 Reviewer of Journal of Electrocardiology.
2002 Reviewer of the American Journal of Cardiology.
2001 Invited lectures in Minisymposium on Assessment of ECG Changes in Exercise Test, 29-31.08.2001, Lund, Sweden.
2001 Special editor of International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Volume 3, Number 2, 2001. Special Issue on Cardiovascular Hemodynamics - from Modelling to Clinical Applications.
2000 Special editor of International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Volume 2, Number 1, 2000. Special Issue on Electrocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease.
1997-
1998
Planning and performing a survey study: "Biomedical Engineering as a Career Resource: Placement in working life of Masters of Science in Engineering who have studied Biomedical Engineering at Tampere University of Technology"
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Invited Lectures

27.–28.5.2010 Sauna, Winter Swimming and Perceived Well-being. XV International Sauna Congress, Tokio, Japan
09.–12.09.2005 Modes of Heart Rate Compensations During Exercise ECG Test. 3rd International Summer School on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Eskisehir, Turkey
29.–31.08.2001 ST/HR Hysteresis: Method to Evaluate Exercise and Recovery ST-Segment Changes at Identical Heart Rate. Minisymposium on Assessment of ECG Changes in Exercise Test, Lund
29.–31.08.2001 Standard ECG Leads in Exercise ECG Diagnosis. Minisymposium on Assessment of ECG Changes in Exercise Test, Lund
29.–31.08.2001 Other Experience from Tampere Studies and Plans in Future. Minisymposium on Assessment of ECG Changes in Exercise Test, Lund
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Research Grants and Awards

2008 Juho Vainio Foundation 15 000 €
2004 Finnish Cultural Foundation (Pirkanmaa Fund) 8 000 €
2003 Ragnar Granit Foundation 400 €
2001 Ragnar Granit Foundation 2 800 FIM
2000 Tampere University of Technology 10 000 FIM
2000 Ragnar Granit Foundation 1 400 FIM
1999 Ida Montin Foundation 10 000 FIM
1999 Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation 35 000 FIM
1999 Ragnar Granit Foundation 8 000 FIM
1999 Finnish Cultural Foundation (Pirkanmaa Fund) 35 000 FIM
1998 Finnish Cardiac Society 9 000 FIM
1998 Tampere City Science Foundation 7 000 FIM
1998 Ida Montin Foundation 15 000 FIM
1998 Ragnar Granit Foundation 3 400 FIM
1997 Tampere City Science Foundation 10 000 FIM
1997 Ragnar Granit Foundation 2 300 FIM
1996 Emil Aaltonen Foundation 35 000 FIM
1996 Wihuri Foundation 30 000 FIM
1996 Finnish Cultural Foundation (Pirkanmaa Fund) 20 000 FIM
1996 Ragnar Granit Foundation 1 600 FIM
1995 Emil Aaltonen Foundation 35 000 FIM
1995 Finnish Cultural Foundation (Pirkanmaa Fund) 25 000 FIM
1994 Tampere City Science Foundation 15 000 FIM
1994 Finnish Cultural Foundation (Pirkanmaa Fund) 30 000 FIM
1993 Tampere City Science Foundation 8 000 FIM
1993 Wihuri Foundation 27 000 FIM
1992 Finnish Cultural Foundation (Pirkanmaa Fund) 25 000 FIM
Total amount 91 600 €
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