#### Aalto University

- Pauliina Ilmonen (multivariate extreme values, invariant coordinate selection, cancer epidemiology)
- Kaie Kubjas (algebraic statistics, nonlinear algebra)
- Kalle Kytölä (mathematical physics, probability, algebra)
- Lasse Leskelä (network statistics, random graphs, probability theory, stochastic processes)
- Eveliina Peltola (probability and mathematical physics)
- Simo Särkkä (filtering and smoothing theory, stochastic differential equations, computational statistics, applications in positioning and brain imaging)

- Jonas Tölle (stochastic analysis, SPDE)

#### University of Jyväskylä

- Christel Geiss (stochastic analysis, Lévy processes, backward stochastic differential equations, approximation)
- Stefan Geiss (stochastic analysis, backward stochastic differential equations, approximation and interpolation, probability in Banach spaces)
- Juha Karvanen (causality, study design, missing data)
- Matti Vihola (computational statistics, Markov chains, Monte Carlo methods, stochastic approximation)

#### University of Oulu

- Mikko Sillanpää (Bayesian variable selection and prediction methods from big data (large k, small n) problems with applications in agriculture, biology and medicine)

#### University of Vaasa

- Tommi Sottinen (financial engineering, Gaussian processes, stochastic analysis)

#### University of Helsinki

- Dario Gasbarra (stochastic analysis, Monte Carlo methods, Bayesian statistics, diffusion weighted imaging)
- Konstantin Izyurov
- Leena Kalliovirta (time series analysis, econometrics)
- Antti Kupiainen (stochastic partial differential equations, statistical mechanics, quantum field theory)
- Jaakko Lehtomaa (insurance mathematics)
- Jyrki Möttönen (robust and nonparametric statistical methods)
- Sangita Kulathinal (time-to event and life course modelling,

register-based research, biostatistics, mathematical statistics) - Eero Saksman
- Christian Webb

#### University of Tampere

- Jaakko Peltonen (statistical machine learning, exploratory data analysis, high-dimensional data visualization, statistical models over multiple data sources)

#### University of Turku

- Luis Alvarez (stochastic control, singular control, optimal stopping problems, diffusion processes and stochastic analysis, real options, mathematical finance)
- Jukka Lempa (financial and insurance mathematics)
- Kari Auranen (biostatistics, biometrics)
- Janne Kujala (computational statistics)
- Pekka Nieminen (statistical inference)
- Henri Nyberg (econometrics and time series analysis)
- Joni Virta (multivariate statistics)

#### University of Eastern Finland

- Lauri Mehtätalo (mixed-effect models and spatial statistics, with applications to forest sciences and ecology)

**University of Uppsala**

- Lauri Viitasaari (functional data, Gaussian processes, stochastic analysis, time series analysis, probability and statistics in finance)

If you are planning to supervise doctoral students in Finland on research projects related to probability and statistics, and wish to be included on this list, please contact one of the steering group members.