Associate Professor Hanna Suominen

Adjunct Professor in computer science, University of Turku (UTU), Finland, 2013; PhD in computer science, UTU, 2009; MSc (incl. BSc) in applied mathematics, UTU, 2005
Associate Professor and Research Group/Team Leader
College of Engineering & Computer Science
T: +61 (0)431 913 826


Associate Professor in Computer Science @anucecs

Research Team Leader in Machine Learning @Data61news

Research Program Leader in Big Data @AnuOur 

Co-chair of @clefehealth 

Co-founder of @postacapp


Associate Professor Hanna Suominen, with over 15 years’ experience in longitudinal, multimodal data analytics for saving, structuring, and summarising data, is bridging the gap between Computer Science (CS) and health/social sciences. Her MSc was awarded in applied mathematics, PhD in CS, and Adj/Prof in CS in the University of Turku, Finland in 2005, 2009, and 2013, respectively. She joined The ANU and Data61 as the Team Leader of TAMPA, Theory and Applications of Multimodal Pattern Analysis within the Machine Learning (ML) Group after working in Data61/NICTA as a Team Leader of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Senior Researcher in ML. Hanna has over 100 publications with 60 co-authors from 10 countries, including Harvard, Karolinska Institutet, and Max Planck. Her work has been published in the most prestigious journals, cited over 1,200 times, and awarded for best papers, ML/NLP-methods, business-plans, and teaching-units. She has scored competitive grants with a total value of over $10-20 million in the past 2 years alone.


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