Harri Sievänen is a senior scientist and the Head of the Bone Research Group, UKK Institute, Tampere, Finland. He has received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical engineering at the Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in 1985 and 1991, respectively. He also holds posts of Adjunct Professor in biomedical engineering at the Tampere University Medical School (since 1994) and at the Department of Biomedical Engineering of TUT (since 2008). His research interests are in various aspects of clinical and experimental bone research and biomechanics, physical activity and exercise, whole body vibration training, and imaging methods for analyzing and modeling the bone structure. During his 20-year scientific career, he has authored or coauthored more than 180 peer-reviewed scientific articles, given about 20 invited talks in international scientific meetings, and supervised more than 10 Ph.D. studies, representing various disciplines.
Biography Updated on 6 May 2010