Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

The five main research areas of the Department are: algebra and discrete mathematics; analysis; applied mathematics and mechanics; stochastics and statistics; systems analysis and operations research. We offer major and minor studies at the bachelor's and master's level and provide doctoral research training. Our graduates have been recruited by universities, research institutes, governmental agencies as well as companies in the financial, energy and transportation sectors, for instance.


26.4. 12:15  Stavros Evdoridis (Aalto): On Geometric Properties of Polyharmonic Mappings – M3 (M234)

26.4. 15:00  Prof. Harri Ehtamo (Aalto): Evoluutiopelit evakuointimalleissa - Pelastettavien kovan leikin peliteoreettinen kuvaus – U8

26.4. 15:15  Dr. David Cushing (Durham): Bakry-Emery curvature functions of graphs – M3 (M234)

27.4. 14:15  Tommi Brander, University of Jyväskylä: Detecting inclusions in Calderón's problem for p-Laplacian – M3 (M234)

28.4. 14:15  Pekka Lehtelä: TBA – M3 (M234)

2.5. 15:15  Prof. David Rios Insua (ICMAT-CSIC and Royal Academy of Sciences, Spain): Adversarial Risk Analysis: Concepts, Applications and Challenges – M1 (M232)

9.5. 15:15  Prof. Bharath Sethuraman (California State University, Northridge): TBA – M3 (M234)

10.5. 15:15  Thomas Westerbäck: TBA – M3 (M234)

11.5. 14:00  Amaro Barreal: Doctoral thesis defense: Lattice codes for physical layer communications – M1 (M232)

12.5. 14:15  Christopher Hopper : TBA – M3 (M234)

16.5. 15:00  Prof. Daina Taimina (Cornell University): Study mathematics and ... become an artist? – C-hall (Y205)

19.5. 14:15  Dimitrios Ntalampekos (UCLA): TBA – M3 (M234)

24.5. 12:15  Smiljana Jaksic (University of Belgrade, Serbia): Spaces of ultradistributions with applications to pseudo-differential operators – M3 (M234)


Giancarlo Pastor Figueroa 1.3.2016–31.8.2017

Valentina Ferretti (London School of Economics and Political Science ) 9.4.–28.4.

Thomas Britz (UNSW Sydney) 9.4.–12.5.

Daniele Boffi (Universitá di Pavia) 23.4.–25.4.

David Cushing (Durham University) 24.4.–29.4.

Razane Tajeddine (Illinois Institute of Technology) 6.5.–30.7.

Nageswari Shanmugalingam 14.5.–17.5.


Defence of dissertation in the field of systems and operations research, Pekka Mild, Lic.Sc. (Tech.), 3.3.2017

26. February 2017

Pekka Mild, Lic.Sc. (Tech.), will defend the dissertation "Portfolio Decision Analysis for Infrastructure and Innovation Management" on 3 March 2017 at 12 noon in Aalto University School of Science, lecture hall H304, Otakaari 1, Espoo. The dissertation develops a multiattribute decision analysis methodology for resource allocation and project portfolio selection. The methodology has been applied in practice for decision support in transportation infrastructure maintenance funding allocation and innovation program evaluation.


Professor Alec Morton, University of Strathclyde, will act as the opponent. Custos is Professor Ahti Salo, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis. Dissertation release in Finnish is available at

Page content by: webmaster-math [at] list [dot] aalto [dot] fi