Heikki Apiola

Home page Updated: 17.05.2017

Docent of Mathematics, Lecturer emeritus
Aalto University (Former: Helsinki University of Technology)
School of Science
Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis
P.O.Box 11100
Email: heikki.apiola'at'aalto.fi
Tel: +358-50-5885802
My "math"-blog, latest 15.5.2017 ( First 3 articles in Finnish )

My blog on math software, Matlab, Maple (Mainly English)

Most recent courses Nov-Dec. 2016 :
  1. Matlab basics (in English), Aalto Scientific it
  2. Matlab for more advanced users, Parallel computing with Matlab ("Triton" cluster in use)
Current project
Mattie - Mathematics on the computer

Interests, activities

  • Mathematics, Functional Analysis, pure and applied
  • Computers in mathematics education and research
  • Mathematical software and numerical methods
    • Maple, Matlab
  • Music, singing in a choir
  • Tennis, skiing, canoeing, walking in the mountains, bicycling
  • Grandchildren (ages [8,6,4,3,1,1,1,0 -3]+4 (vector addition)) [Sep 2015] (total nr = 9)

Some of the important time intervals of my professional career are included here.

Recent articles and presentations

Maple-presentation (in Finnish) in software session
in Workshop for New Perspectives in Mathematics Education, Aalto University 24.10.2011

   I contribute regularly to these mathematical net-forums:

Here are some of my recent articles. In Finnish for the time being, the Intmath-articles and blogs will be translated into English, at least some of them.

  1. Solmu 1/2011: Riittääkö lämmitysöljy Calculations for an "oilstick" for a cylinder-formed container whose length and radius are unknown. Maple is made use of.
  2. April 2009: Mathematics and music (in Finnish: "Matematiikkaa ja musiikkia")
  3. Solmu 1/2008: Lukuteoriaa ja salakirjoitusta, osa 2
  4. Solmu 3/2007: Lukuteoriaa ja salakirjoitusta, osa 1
  5. Solmu 1/2007: Vektorit, matriisit, Händel ja vaalit
  6. Solmu 3/2004: Polynomials, interpolation and approximation (In Finnish)
  7. Solmu 5/1999: Matemaattista symbolien käsittelyä

Scientific papers, conference talks, general articles

Books and web material on Mathematical software

Recent courses and selected older course pages (mainly in Finnish)

"Aalto-style" home page (less up-to-date)]