Petri Myllymäki, Ph.D., Docent of Computer Science
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Director
Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)
Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT (HICT)

Professor
Artificial intelligence and machine learning
Department of Computer Science
University of Helsinki, Finland

Group Leader
Complex Systems Computation Research Group (CoSCo)
Finnish Center of Excellence in Computational Inference (COIN)
Petri Myllymäki is a full professor at the Department of Computer Science of University of Helsinki, Finland, and the Director of the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT), a joint research institute of University of Helsinki and Aalto University. He is also the Director of the Helsinki Doctoral Education Network in ICT (HICT), the Director of the Helsinki Doctoral Programme in Computer Science (DoCS), the Academic Coordinator of the Data to Intelligence (D2I) national research programme on Big Data and innovative data intensive services, and one of the PIs of the Finnish Center of Excellence in Computational Inference (COIN). Prof. Myllymäki is one of the co-founders and the current leader of the Complex Systems Computation (CoSCo) research group, and he has 30 years of experience in research in the area of intelligent systems. His current research interests are focused on machine learning and data analytics, in particular with Bayesian networks and other probabilistic models. He has been an editorial board member, program chair, committee member and reviewer for numerous international scientific journals, conferences and organizations, and he has published 150 scientific articles in his research area. He is a co-founder of Ekahau Inc., Cloud'N'Sci Inc., Etsimo Inc. and BayesIT Inc., and has also been responsible for several applied research projects with other companies including Nokia, Tieto, Elisa, M-Brain, Kesko, Kone, StoraEnso, Space Systems Finland/European Space Agency, ABB and AlmaMedia, and the industrial co-operation has lead to a number of fielded applications and patents.

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