| Professor, Dean|
| Pekka Neittaanmaki|
| 14 April 1951 (age 64) (1951-04-14) Saarijarvi, Finland|
Spline and Spline Wavelet, Reliable Methods for Comp, Optimization of Elliptic Systems, Structural Optimization with Unce, Mathematical Models in Electrical
Pekka Neittaanmaki (born April 14, 1951) is a Finnish scientist. He is the Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology in University of Jyvaskyla. Neittaanmaki holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from University of Jyvaskyla. He has been a Professor in Information Technology, Numerical Analysis and Its Applications since 1988.
Neittaanmaki has supervised 60 Ph.D theses by 2011.
Pekka Neittaanmaki Wikipedia
Pekka Neittaanmaki graduated from Saarijarvi High School in 1970. He received Master in Science (M.Sc.) degree in 1973, Ph.Lic. in 1976 and finally Ph.D. in 1978.
In the beginning of his career Neittaanmaki had many brief fellowship visits to several universities in Europe, United States and Japan. For instance, he was a visiting researcher in the University of Bonn (1978–1979) and a visiting professor in the University of Hamburg (spring 1986).
After some years as an Associate Professor first in the Lappeenranta University of Technology (1982–1985) and later in the University of Jyvaskyla (1986–1988), Neittaanmaki was appointed Professor in Information Technology, Numerical Analysis and Its Applications at the University of Jyvaskyla in 1988.
Pekka Neittaanmaki was the Vice Rector of the University of Jyvaskyla from 1993 to 2000. He acted as the Director of the Agora Center in 2000-2009. Since 2010 he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology in University of Jyvaskyla.
Neittaanmaki has been a Visiting Professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, since 2008 and an Adjoint Professor in the University of Houston, USA, since 2000.
Neittaanmaki is a member of several Finnish and international academies, societies and organizations.
Pekka Neittaanmaki has published 13 monographs covering issues such as optimization, simulation and mathematical and numerical modelling. In addition, he has published approximately 300 scientific journals and conference papers.Numerical analysis and mathematical software
Scientific computing, parallel processing
Computer aided optimal design (CAOD)
Partial differential equations (PDE's)
Computer aided mathematics
Industrial applications of information technology
Expert systems in decision making