Kalle-Antti Suominen - Short CV

Born in 1964, Pori, Finland
High School Matriculation 1983, Meri-Porin lukio
M.Sc. (FK) in theoretical physics, 1988, Univ. of Helsinki
Phil.Lic. (FL) in theoretical physics, 1990, Univ. of Helsinki
Ph.D. (FT) in theoretical physics, 1992, Univ. of Helsinki
(supervised by prof. Stig Stenholm)
Docent in theoretical physics, 1995, Univ. of Helsinki

Researcher, Research Institute for Theoretical Physics (TFT), Univ. of Helsinki, 1989-1993
Postdoctoral Researcher, Clarendon Laboratory, Univ. of Oxford, 1993-1995
Academy of Finland Junior Research Fellow, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Helsinki, 1995-1998
Academy of Finland Senior Research Fellow, Helsinki Institute of Physics, 1998-2000
Professor in Physics, Univ. of Turku, 2000-

NorFA Guest Professor, Univ. of Copenhagen, 1998-2000
Project Leader, Helsinki Institute of Physics, 1997-2003
Head of the Department, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Turku, 2004-2008
Head of the Department, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Turku, 2008-2009
Vice-Rector (Research), Univ. of Turku, 2012-2019

Magnus Ehrnrooth Prize, 2001
Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, 2002
Vilho, Yrjö and Kalle Väisälä Prize, 2005
Fellow of the Institute of Physics (U.K.), 2008
Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland, 2015

Finnish Optical Society, board member and treasurer, 2000-2005
Finnish Physical Society, vice-chairman 2005-2007, chairman 2007-2009, board member 2009-2010
Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, Physics and Astronomy Section, secretary 2004-2009, chairman 2009-2014
Nordita, Stockholm, suppleant board member 2007-2010, board member 2010-2013, chairman of the board 2013-2016
Journal of Physics B, member of editorial board, 2010-2015
Finland University Ltd (Education export company, Helsinki), board member, Nov. 2013-
TopAnalytica Ltd, chairman of the board, 2016-

Author of the textbook "Quantum Approach to Informatics" with Stig Stenholm (J. Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2005)