Jaakko Astola (Fellow of IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Turku University, Finland, in 1978. From 1976 to 1977, he was with the Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. Between 1979 and 1987, he was with the Department of Information Technology, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland. In 1984, he worked as a Visiting Scientist in Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands. From 1987 to 1992, he was an Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics at Tampere University, Tampere, Finland. From 1993, he has been a Professor of Signal Processing and Director of Tampere International Center for Signal Processing leading a group of about 60 scientists and was nominated as Academy Professor by Academy of Finland (2001–2006). His research interests include signal processing, coding theory, and spectral techniques and statistics.
Biography Updated on 26 October 2004