Matti Lassas is a Professor of applied mathematics at University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. He received his Ph.D. degree in mathematics in 1996 from University of Helsinki. He has also worked as a Professor at Helsinki University of Technology and a Research Professor at Mathematical Sciences Research Institut (MSRI), Berkeley, CA, USA. His research concentrates on inverse problems for partial differential equations and geometry. Lassas is the President of the Finnish Mathematical Society (FMS), a Member in the board of the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Inverse Problems and in the executive board of the Inverse Problems International Association (IPIA), the Director of the Finnish Inverse Problems Doctoral Program, and he was awarded the first Calderón prize of the Inverse Problems International Association in 2007 and the Vaisala prize of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters in 2004. Lassas has 98 peer-reviewed scientific publications and he is an inventor in 3 US patents.
Biography Updated on 30 October 2012