Archives: Members

Tarmo Uustalu

Computer science, elected 2010 Lead. Research Scientist, Department of Software Science, Tallinn University of Technology (since 2017)Professor, School of Computer Science, Reykjavik University (since 2017) Born on January 19, 1969 in Tallinn1987 Tallinn Secondary School No.441988 Tallinn G.Ots Music School1992 M.Sc. in automated control/system engineering and computer science, Tallinn University of Technology1995 Licentiate in computer … Continued

Gennadi Vainikko

Mathematics, elected 1986 Professor emeritus, University of Tartu (since 2005)     Born on May 31, 1938 in Kondopoga (Karelia)1956 Kehra Secondary School1961 University of Tartu1964 Cand.Sc. (PhD) in physics and mathematics1970 D.Sc. in physics and mathematics1971 Professor

Urmas Varblane

Economics, elected 2009 Professor of International Business and Innovation, University of Tartu (since 2001) Born on July 20, 1961 in Mõisaküla1979 Mõisaküla Secondary School1984 University of Tartu1989 Cand.Sc. (PhD) in economics2001 Professor

Haldur Õim

Humanities and social sciences, elected 1994 Senior Research Fellow in Computer Linguistics, University of Tartu (since 2007)Professor emeritus, University of Tartu (since 2007)     Born on January 22, 1942 in Helme parish1960 Tõrva Secondary School1965 University of Tartu1970 Cand.Sc. (PhD) in philology1983 D.Sc. in philology1986 Professor

Richard Villems

Biophysics, elected 1987 Professor of Archaeogenetics, University of Tartu (since 2005)Lead. Researcher, Estonian Biocentre, UT (since 2014) Born on November 28, 1944 in Pärnu1962 Pärnu Koidula Gymnasium1968 University of Tartu1972 Cand.Sc. (PhD) in medicine1984 D.Sc. in biology1987 Professor1989 Foreign Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences1994 Member, Erfurt Academy of Sciences1994–1999 Vice-President and Head of the … Continued

Jaak Vilo

Informatics, elected 2012 Head of the Institute of Computer Science, University of Tartu (since 2011)Professor of Bioinformatics, University of Tartu (since 2007) Born on November 14, 1966 in Tallinn1984 Tallinn Secondary Science School1991 University of Tartu2002 PhD in computer science2007 Professor

Margus Veanes

Software science, elected 2019 Senior researcher, Microsoft Research RISE (Research in Software Engineering), (1999) Born on October 12, 1966

Jaan Valsiner

Psychology, elected 2017 Professor of Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts (since 1997)Niels Bohr Professor of Cultural Psychology, Aalborg University (since 2013) Born on June 29, 1951 in Tallinn

Esko Ukkonen

Computer science, elected 2015 Professor of Computer Science, University of Helsinki (since 1985) Born on January 26, 1950 in Savonlinna

Alar Toomre

Applied mathematics, elected 2012 Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (since 2010) Born on February 5, 1937 in Rakvere

Gábor Stépán

Applied mechanics, elected 2017 Professor of Applied Mechanics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics  (since 1995) Born on December 13, 1953 in Budapest

Helmut Schwarz

Chemistry, elected 2002 Professor, Technical University of Berlin (since 1978)President, Humboldt Foundation (2008–2017)     Born on August 6, 1943

Matti Saarnisto

Geology, elected 2008 Member, Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (since 1995), Secretary General (2000–2009) Born on November 11, 1942

Michael Godfrey Rodd

Process control and infotechnology, elected 1995 Born on June 21, 1946

Raimo Raag

Linguistics, elected 2019 Professor, Uppsala University (2001) Born on August 20, 1953

Svante Pääbo

Genetics, elected 2019 Director, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (1997) Born on April 20, 1955

Pekka T. Männistö

Pharmacology, elected 2012 Professor Emeritus, University of Helsinki (since 2013) Born on December 18, 1946

Ülo Langel

Neurochemistry, elected 2015 Professor of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology, Stockholm University (since 2003)Professor extraordinarius, University of Tartu (since 2007) Born on March 2, 1951

Jaan Laane

Chemical physics, elected 1995 Professor, Texas A&M University (since 1976) Born on June 20, 1942 in Paide

Charles Gabriel Kurland

Biochemistry, elected 1991 Professor Emeritus, Uppsala University (since 2001) Born on January 14, 1936

Cornelius Theodor Hasselblatt

Literature and culture, elected 2015 Freelance scholar of Finno-Ugric languages and culture (since 2015) Professor of Finno-Ugric Languages and Cultures, University of Groningen (up to 2015) Born on August 17, 1960 in Hildesheim

Jonathan (John) R. Ellis

Theoretical physics, elected 2015 Mobilitas Pluss Top Researcher, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (2017)Visiting Scientist, CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (2016) Professor of Theoretical Physics, King’s College London (since 2010) Born on July 1,1946 in London

Steven R. Bishop

Nonlinear dynamics, elected 2012 Professor, University College London (since 1984) Born on October 18, 1955

Yuri E. Berezkin

Cultural anthropology, elected 2012 Department Head, Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera), Russian Academy of Sciences (since 2003)Professor, European University at St.Petersburg (since 1996)