Systems Analysis Laboratory
Systems Analysis Laboratory was established by emeritus professor Raimo P. Hämäläinen in 1984 within the professorship of applied mathematics in the Helsinki University of Technology. Now we are part of the new Aalto University. The director of the laboratory is Professor Ahti Salo. Our other professors are Harri Ehtamo, Risto Lahdelma (part-time), Fabricio Oliveira, Antti Punkka and Kai Virtanen. Professor Esa Saarinen from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management is a co-director of our Systems Intelligence Group.
The research interests of the laboratory cover the area of systems science comprehensively ranging from the mathematical theories and algorithms of optimization, control and decision making to the practical interactive computer modeling and decision support systems and risk and technology assessment. The focus of the applications is in complex energy, production and environmental systems. The problems are analyzed with a balanced engineering-economic systems approach. We also have a long tradition in biological modelling. Currently we have a growing effort in studying systems intelligence and applied philosophy in human organizations.
As a university institution the laboratory is unique in Finland. It is responsible for the undergraduate major of Mathematics and systems sciences in the Engineering Physics and Mathematics programme (bachelor's program) and for the graduate major of Systems and Operations Research (master's program). We also give general courses in opimization, statistics and modeling. The laboratory is in charge of the national Doctoral Education Network in Systems Analysis, Decision Making, and Risk Management.
- Bachelor Major in Mathematics and Systems Sciences
- Master's Programme in Mathematics and Operations Research
- Doctoral Education Network in Systems Analysis, Decision Making and Risk Management
- Finnish Operations Research Society
- Aalto Centre for Operations Research = ACOR
- Aalto Systems Forum
- Behavioural Operational Research
News and Events
- Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Systems and operations research, MSc Juho Andelmin
Juho Andelmin will defend his doctoral thesis "Models and Algorithms for Vehicle Routing, Resource Allocation, and Multi-Stage Decision-Making under Uncertainty” on 23 July 2021 at 10.15 in lecture hall H304 and Zoom https://aalto.zoom.us/j/63059713880Read more
- Professor Raimo P. Hämäläinen awarded at the 21st International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation
Prof. Raimo P. Hämäläinen is recognized with an Award by the Group Decision and Negotiation Section of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), in honour of his outstanding contributions to research in the field of Group Decision and Negotiation and/or outstanding contributions to the GDN Section. His acceptance talk can be viewed here.
- Prof. Fabricio Oliveira receives the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion
Prof. Fabricio Oliveira receives the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion. He teaches optimisation to help solve complex real-life problems. This year was the first time that the recipient of the Teacher of the Year award was an international technology expert.Read more
- Defense of dissertation in the field of systems and operations research, M.Sc. Anton von Schantz
Anton von Schantz, M.Sc.(Tech.), defends his dissertation "Numerical simulation and optimization models for socio-dynamical features of crowd evacuation" on Monday 31 May 2021 at 14 at the Aalto University School of Science, remote connection link https://aalto.zoom.us/j/62143003866.Read more