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educator , Electrical engineer

Matti Kalevi Pietikainen, Finnish electrical engineer, educator. Achievements include several new algorithms and systems for machine vision, some have led to applications in industry. Fellow Academy Finland, 1987-1988, 89, 92-93, 96-97.

Background

Pietikainen, Matti Kalevi was born on March 20, 1949 in Kiuruvesi, Kuopio, Finland.

Education

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Oulu, 1973. License technical, University Oulu, 1977. Doctor of Technology, University Oulu, 1982.

Career

Laboratory engineer, professor University Oulu, Finland, 1973-1980, 81-83. Research assistant, research associate University Maryland, College Park, 1980-1981, 84-85. Associate professor University Oulu, 1986-1991, professor, since 1991, science director of infotech., since 1996.

Head Machine Vision Group, Oulu, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Achievements include several new algorithms and systems for machine vision, some have led to applications in industry.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Machine Vision for Advanced Production, 1996. Contributor chapters in books and articles to professional journals.

Membership

Second lieutenant Finnish Army, 1977-1978. Fellow International Association Pattern Recognition (governing board since 1989, chairman education committee 1996-1998). Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ).

Connections

Son of Pentti Johannes and Anna Liisa (Rainio) P. Divorced; children: Sari, Pekka.

father:
Pentti Johannes Pietikainen

mother:
Anna Liisa (Rainio) Pietikainen

child:
Pekka Pietikainen

child:
Sari Pietikainen