Samuli Siltanen's scientific grants and awards

2021-2023 Electrical Impedance Tomography - a Novel Method for Improved Diagnostics of Stroke.
Funding: Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation, EUR 276261 for my team at University of Helsinki (total project funding EUR 1328000).
Other principal investigators: Docent Nina Forss (Helsinki University Hospital), Professor Jari Hyttinen (University of Tampere), Professor Nuutti Hyvönen (Aalto University) and Professor Ville Kolehmainen (coordinator, University of Eastern Finland).

2020 award: Mathematics Prize 2020, granted by the Finnish Mathematical Society.

2019-2021 Artificial intelligence guided diagnostics in medical imaging (AIDMEI).
Funding: Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation and Teknologiateollisuuden 100-vuotissäätiö, EUR 123925 for my team at University of Helsinki.
Other principal investigators: Professor Miika Nieminen (University of Oulu) and Simo Saarakkala (University of Oulu).

2018 award: J.V. Snellman Prize, granted by the University of Helsinki.
The award is given for meritorious work in disseminating academic and scientific knowledge to general audiences.

2018-2025 Team leader in the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Inverse Modelling and Imaging, funding from the Academy of Finland.
Funding for my team at University of Helsinki: EUR 473409 (2018-2022).

2017-2021 Tomographic imaging of moving objects.
Funding: Academy of Finland project, EUR 458155 for my team at University of Helsinki.

2017-2020 Stroke classification and monitoring using Electrical Impedance Tomography.
Funding: Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation, EUR 276778 for my team at University of Helsinki (total project funding EUR 950000).
My role: Director in charge and principal investigator.
Other principal investigators: Professor Jari Hyttinen (Tampere University of Technology, Finland) and Professor Ville Kolehmainen (University of Eastern Finland).

2017-2018 New imaging method for cardiology.
Funding: EUR 117900 from Finnish Technology Agency (TEKES, decision 6614/31/2016).
My role: principal investigator.
Coordinator: Professor Miika Nieminen (University of Oulu, Finland)

2015 award: The Scientific Conference Organizer of the Year, granted by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies.

2015 award: Winner of the 8th Science SLAM Helsinki.
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2015-2017 Supreme Finnish inversion for X-ray imaging (SFINX) project for developing novel low-dose tomographic X-ray medical imaging algorithms and technologies.
Funding: EUR 144000 from Finnish Technology Agency (TEKES, decision 528/31/2015) and an undisclosed amount from three industrial companies (Ajat, Palodex Group and Innomentarium) for my team at University of Helsinki.
My role: Director in charge and principal investigator.

2015-2018 Automated uncertainty quantification for numerical solutions of partial differential equations. Project leader: Marie Rognes, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway, with the participation of Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and University of Helsinki, Finland.
Funding: NordForsk, EUR 69715 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My role: Project partner and host for visiting researcher.

2012-2017 Finnish Centre of Excellence in Inverse Problems Research.
Funding: Academy of Finland.
My role: Research team leader.

2014-2015 Electric Brain project for developing novel services based on open satellite image data.
Funding: Finnish Technology Agency (TEKES, decision 40347/13), EUR 101700 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My role: Principal investigator.

2012-2014 Modelling and analysis of fibre networks (FibNet).
Funding: Academy of Finland (decision 255891), EUR 245140 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My role: Principal investigator.
Other principal investigators: Jussi Timonen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

2012-2013 Mind and Body research programme.
Funding: Health and Wellbeing SHOK coordinated by SalWe Ltd., EUR 80000 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My role: Principal investigator.

2011 Visiting Fellowship of the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK.
Programme Inverse Problems, October 24-November 25, 2011.

2011-2013 Sparsity-constrained inversion with tomographic applications.
Funding: Academy of Finland (decision 141094), EUR 254860 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My roles: Project coordinator and principal investigator.
Other principal investigators: Martin Burger (Münster, Germany), Jianguo Huang (Shanghai, China), Matti Lassas (Helsinki, Finland) and Peter Maass (Bremen, Germany).

2010-2013 Computerized inversion for spoken language research (CSI Speech).
Funding: Academy of Finland (decision 134868), EUR 360000 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My roles: Project coordinator and principal investigator.
Other principal investigators: Paavo Alku (Aalto University), Risto Ilmoniemi (Aalto University) and Anne-Maria Laukkanen (University of Tampere).

2010-2011 Efficient networking towards novel products and processes (EffNET)
Funding: ForestCluster SHOK, EUR 75000 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My roles: Principal investigator.

2010 Member of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), Berkeley, USA.
Programme Inverse Problems and Applications.

2009-2010 Image-based measurement methods for quality in pulping and papermaking (QVision)
Funding: ForestCluster SHOK, EUR 93750 for my team at University of Helsinki.
My roles: Principal investigator.

2005-2007 Research project Statistical inversion in 3D dental radiology.
Funding: Finnish Technology Agency and PaloDEx Group.
Academic members: Helsinki University of Technology, Tampere University of Technology, University of Kuopio and University of Helsinki.
Topic: commercialization of Bayesian inversion methods for three-dimensional dental X-ray imaging products.
My role was first industrial and then academic, including writing the grant application, doing research work, and acting as board member.

2003-2004 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellow.
Funding: JSPS and the Academy of Finland.
My host at Guna Universiy, Japan, was Professor Masaru Ikehata.
The topic of our joint research project was New computational methods for multidimensional inverse problems.

2001-2002 Research project Statistical inversion in radiology.
Funding: Finnish Technology Agency and Instrumentarium Imaging.
Academic members: Helsinki University of Technology, University of Kuopio and University of Helsinki.
Topic: feasibility study of applicability of Bayesian inversion to three-dimensional medical X-ray imaging using sparse data.
My role was industrial, including writing the grant application, doing research work, and acting as board member.


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