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educator , mathematician , computer scientist

Erkki Oja, Finnish mathematician, computer scientist, educator. Fellow, Matsumae International Foundation, Tokyo, 1983. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IAPR.

Background

Oja, Erkki was born on March 22, 1948 in Helsinki, Finland. Son of Aulis and Anna Eleonora (Halonen) Oja.

Education

Diploma engineer, Helsinki University of Technology, 1972. Dynamics Technologies, Helsinki University of Technology, 1977.

Career

Research associate Brown University, Providence, 1977—1978. Senior research fellow Finnish Academy, Helsinki, 1979—1981. Associate professor department computer science Kuopio University, Finland, 1981—1987.

Professor, department information technical Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, 1987—1993. Professor department computer science Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, since 1993. Visiting research scholar Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1983—1984, visiting professor, 1990—1991.

Chair Research Council Natural Science Engineering, since 2007. Honorary researcher Uppsala University, 2008.

Works

Membership

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IAPR.

Connections

Married Marja Inkeri Ruohomaki, October 4, 1975. Children: Merja Anneli, Riitta Liisa.

father:
Aulis Oja

mother:
Anna Eleonora (Halonen) Oja

spouse:
Marja Inkeri Ruohomaki

child:
Riitta Liisa Oja

child:
Merja Anneli Oja