Former Members


  • Yue Zhou-Kangas, PhD (Kone)
  • Yaochu Jin, PhD (University of Surrey, UK)
  • Tinkle Chugh , PhD (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
  • Manuel López-Ibáñez, PhD (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Karthik Sindhya, PhD (FinnOpt)
  • Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Tabatabaei, PhD (Kesko)
  • Markus Hartikainen, PhD (FinnOpt)
  • Dmitry Podkopaev, PhD, (Polish Academy of Sciences)
  • Samuli Rahkonen, BSc, (Tampere University of Technology)
  • Ingrida Steponavice, PhD, (Monash University, Australia)
  • Sauli Ruuska, MSc
  • Tomi Haanpää, PhD, (Finn-Power)
  • Suvi Tarkkanen, MSc
  • Petri Eskelinen, PhD, (Kela, Helsinki)
  • Jari Toivanen, PhD, (Stanford, USA)
  • Timo Aittokoski, PhD
  • Anne Setämaa-Kärkkäinen, PhD (Vantaa)
  • Napsu Karmitsa, PhD (University of Turku)
  • Heikki Maaranen, PhD (Patria Aerostructures, Halli)
  • Marko Mäkelä, PhD (University of Turku)
  • Timo Männikkö, PhD (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Elina Madetoja, PhD (University of Kuopio)
  • Antti Askinen, MSc (Mikkeli)
  • Tommi Ronkainen, MSc (Johannesburg, South Africa)
  • Paavo Nieminen, MSc (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Kirsi Valjus, PhD (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Iryna Yevseyeva, PhD (De Montfort University, Leicester)

Longer-Term Visitors

  • Michael Emmerich (PhD, Leiden University, The Netherland) was a visiting professor in August 2019
  • Nirupam Chakraborti (PhD, IIT Kharagpur, India) was a visiting professor in May-June 2016 and May-July 2019
  • Javad Koushki (University of Tehran, Iran) was a visiting doctoral student in August 2018 - February 2019
  • Manuel López-Ibáñez (UniPhD, versity of Manchester, UK) was a visiting researcher in August 2018
  • Lu Chen (Beijing Institute of Technology, China) was a visiting doctoral student in October 2017 - April 2018
  • Babooshka Shavazipour (University of Cape Town, South Africa) was a visiting researcher in October-December 2017
  • Dmitry Podkopaev (PhD, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland) was a visiting researcher in December 2015, October-November 2016, December 2016 and October-December 2017
  • Tomas Kratky (SIGMA, Czech Republik) was a visiting researcher in October-November 2016
  • Ana Belen Ruiz (PhD, University of Malaga, Spain) was a visiting researcher in January-February 2016
  • Xiao-Zhi Gao (D.Sc. (Tech.)) was a visiting researcher in November-December 2015
  • Benjamin Martin (PhD) was a visiting researcher from November-December 2015
  • Giulia Saccani (MSc, Politecnico di Milano) was a visiting PhD student in August-November 2013
  • Ernestas Filatovas (PhD, Vilnius University) was a visiting researcher in August-September 2013
  • Kerstin Dächert (Dipl. Math., University of Wuppertal, Germany) was a visiting researcher in August-September 2009 and in March-June 2012
  • Margaret Wiecek (PhD, Clemson University) was a visiting professor in August 2009 - June 2010 and in June 2011
  • Ana Belen Ruiz (PhD Student, University of Malaga, Spain) was a visiting PhD Student in May-August 2010 and February-April 2014
  • Amirhosein Mosavi (PhD Student, University of Debrecen, Hungary) was a visiting PhD Student in August 2010 - April 2011
  • Nirupam Chakraborti (PhD, IIT Kharagpur, India) was a visiting professor in June-July 2011
  • Brijesh Giri (graduate student, IIT Kharagpur, India) was a visiting student in June-July 2011