Christer Carlsson

Position

Professor of Management Science at Åbo Akademi University; tenured since 1985;

Professor at Åbo Akademi University and the University of Vaasa 1976-1985; research assistant and senior assistant at Åbo Akademi University in the period 1968-1976.

Director, Institute for Advanced Management Systems Research, 1992-

Dean, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Åbo Akademi University, 1994-95;

Chairman, Department of Information Systems, 1998-

Chairman, Department of Business Administration, 1984-88

Research areas

International Groups and Task Forces

EUNITE - An IST Network of Excellence, Member of the Steering Committee 2001-2003; chairman of IBA E (Finance, Trade and Services) and in charge of organizing the work of key nodes affiliated with IBA E; IAMSR was a founding key node of the EUNITE.

ERUDIT - An ESPRIT III Network of Excellence, Member of the Steering Committee, 1995-97; 1998-2000; IAMSR was invited to serve as Founding Member of the network.

BISC (UC Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing) Special Interest Group on Decision Analysis, which is being organized as 6 task forces with members world wide, chairman 1997-

Editorial Boards

1. Group Decision and Negotiation, associate editor 2001-
2. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, member of the Editorial Board 1998-2001
3. The Finnish Journal of Business Economics, member of the Editorial Board 1997-
4. European Journal of Operational Research, associate editor and member of the Editorial Board 1994-
5. Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Business, associate editor 1994-
6. International Transactions in Operational Research, associate editor1993-
7. Fuzzy Sets and Systems, associate editor and member of the Editorial Board 1982-
8. Cybernetics and Systems, associate editor 1988-
9. Belgian Journal of Operations Research, Statistics and Computer Science, International Associate Editor 1985-
10. Scandinavian Journal of Management Studies, member of the Editorial Board, 1984-

Referee for:

Honorary appointments and prizes

List of Publications

[samples, complete list on request]

International Conference Activities (selected)

1. Organizer of the Nordic Operations Research Congress (1977);
2. Finnish National Contribution at 8th International IFORS Conference in Toronto, Canada (1978);
3. Organizer of Management Science in Finland in 1980; editor of Proceedings;
4. Organizer of workshop on fuzzy sets at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Brussels, Belgium (1981);
5. Finnish National Contribution at 9th International IFORS Conference in Hamburg, FRG (1981);
6. Sixth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research in Vienna, Austria, member of the programme committee (1982);
7. International Working Conference on Model Realism at Bad Honnef, FRG, member of the programme committee (1982);
8. Invited speaker at a seminar organized by MNIIPU and VNIISI in Moscow, USSR (1982);
9. Invited speaker at the International Scientific Seminar on Modern Methods in Decision Making in Sofia, Bulgaria (1983);
10. EURO VI Conference in Vienna, Austria, chairman of the programme committee (1983);
11. Organizer of workshop on fuzzy sets at the European Institute for advanced studies in Managment, in Brussels, Belgium (1984);
12. Seventh European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research in Vienna, Austria, member of the programme committee (1984);
13. Plenary lecture at the FIP-84 Conference on Kauai, member of the programme committee (1984);
14. EURO VII Conference in Bologna, Italy, member of the programme committee (1984);
15. Eighth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research in Vienna, Austria, member of the programme committee (1986);
16. Organizer of the Second Finnish-Polish Conference in Åbo, Finland (1986);
17. Ninth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research in Vienna, Austria, member of the programme committee (1988);
18. Third Polish-Finnish Symposium on Decision Support Systems, Gdansk, Poland, member of the programme committee (1988);
19. Tenth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research in Vienna, Austria, member of the programme committee (1990);
20. EURO XII/TIMS XXXI International Conference, Helsinki, general chairman (1992);
21. Eleventh European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research in Vienna, Austria, member of the programme committee (1992); tutorial lecture on fuzzy sets;
22. EUFIT'93, Aachen, member of the programme committee (1992);
24. 26th ISATA, Aachen, member of the programme committee (1992);
25. FUZZ-IEEE' 93, San Fransisco, member of the programme committee;
26. IFSICC' 93, Lousiville, member of the programme committee;
27. EURO XIII International Conference, Glasgow, invited cluster organizer;
28. TIMS XXXII International Meeting, Anchorage, invited cluster organizer (1994);
29. Twelfth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, in Vienna, invited symposium organizer (1994);
30. EUFIT'94, Aachen, member of the programme committee; semi-plenary lecture (1994);
31. FUZZ-IEEE'94, Orlando, member of the programme committee;
32. TIMS XXXIII International Meeting, Singapore, invited cluster organizer (1995);
33. EURO XIV International Conference, Jerusalem, invited cluster organizer (1995);
34. EUFIT'95, Aachen, member of the programme committee, stream organiser (1995);
35. HICSS-29, Invited Minitrack Organizer, tutorial (1996);
36. Thirteenth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, in Vienna, invited symposium organizer (1996);
37. EFDAN'96, Dortmund, Invited Plenary Lecture (1996);
38. IFORS-SPC6, Riga, Invited Plenary Lecture (1996);
39. EUFIT'96, Aachen, member of the programme committee; semi-plenary lecture, stream organizer (1996);
40. International Panel Conference on Soft and Intelligent Computing, Technical University of Budapest, Invited Plenary Lecture (1996);
41. HICSS-30, Invited Minitrack organizer (1997);
42. 5. Fuzzy Days in Dortmund, Invited Tutorial (1997);
43 EUFIT'97, Aachen, member of the programme committee; semi-plenary lecture, stream organizer (1997);
44. HICSS-31, Invited Minitrack organizer (2 minitracks) (1998);
45. Fourteenth European Meeting on Cybernetics and Systems Research, in Vienna, invited symposium organizer (1998);
46. EUFIT'98, Aachen, member of the programme committee; semi-plenary lecture, stream organizer (1998);
47. HICSS-32, Invited Minitrack organizer (2 minitracks) (1999);
48. IFORS SPC9, Åbo, General Chairman (1999);
49. EUFIT'99, Aachen, member of the programme committee; tutorial lecture, stream organizer (1999);
50. HICSS-33, Invited Minitrack organizer (2000);
51. HICSS-34, Invited Minitrack organizer (2001);
52. EUNITE 2001, Stream organizer and chair (2001);
53. HICSS-35, Invited organizer for 2 Minitracks (2002);

Membership

Guest lectures [selection]:

University of California, Berkely (fuzzy sets, 1982)
MNIIPU and VNIISI, Moscow (MCDM, 1982)
RWTH/Aachen (fuzzy sets, 1983)
V.M. Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, Kiev (MCDM, 1984)
SOGECI (Belgian OR Society), Brussels (DSS; 1984)
RUCA, Antwerp (fuzzy sets, MCDM, 1984)
Vrije Univeristeit Brussel, Brussels (fuzzy sets, MCDM, 1984)
Faculte Polytechnique de Mons, Mons (MCDM, 1984)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati (fuzzy sets, DSS, 1984)
Far West Laboratories, San Fransisco (fuzzy sets, DSS, 1984)
Bedrifsökonomisk Institutt, Oslo (DSS, 1985)
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati (approximate reasoning, 1986)
MNIIPU and VNIISI, Moscow (DSS, 1986)
Instituto Politecnico National, Mexico City (8 lectures, fuzzy sets, 1986)
Handelshögskolan i Stockholm, Stockholm (management science, 1986)
University of Umeå, Umeå (management science, 1987)
Eurobanking conference, Helsinki (DSS and OR, 1987)
Österreicher Studiengesellschaft für Kybernetik, Vienna (fuzzy systems, 1988)
Österreicher Studiengesellschaft für Kybernetik, Vienna (fuzzy systems, 1990)
Harvard Business School, Boston (expert systems seminar, 1991)
University of Florida, Gainesville, (expert systems, 1992)
Österreicher Studiengesellschaft für Kybernetik, Vienna (fuzzy systems, 1992)
Technical University of Norway, Bergen (fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic, seminar for Ph D candidates,1992)
University of Arizona, Tucson (guest lecture, 1993)
Sloan School of Management, Boston (knowledge based systems seminar, 1994)
Baruch College, CUNY, New York (knowledge based systems seminar, 1994)
University of Trento, Trento (knowledge based systems, guest lectures, 1994)
UC Berkeley, Berkeley (fuzzy hyperknowledge, guest lecture, 1996)
City University of Hong Kong (intelligent systems, soft computing, 4 lectures, 1999)
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (intelligent agents, soft computing 2 lectures, 1999 and 2000)
University of the Aegean, seminars for doctoral students, 2001

Successful doctoral students

Barbro Back, DSc (BA), 1991
Pirkko Walden, DSc (BA), 1992
Hannu Vanharanta, DSc (Tech), 1995
Malin Brännback, DSc (BA), 1996
Thomas Finne, DSc (BA), 1998
Shuhua Liu, DSc (BA), 2000
Rainer Jansson, DSc (BA), 2001

9 postgraduate students got their Lic (BA), or Lic (Tech)

Active doctoral students in September 2001:

Bill Anckar, EM
Fransisco Alcaraz, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Mikael Collan, PM
Irina Georgescu, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Shengnan Han, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Ville Harkke, EM (TUCS Graduate School)
Markku Heikkilä, EM
Davide d'Incau, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Matti Keijola, DI (Helsinki University of Technology)
Vladimir Kvassov, MSc(Eng.) (TUCS Graduate School)
Anas Lanedri, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Peter Majlender, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Ruggero Rossi de Mio, MSc (TUCS Graduate School)
Franck Tétard, EM (TUCS Graduate School)

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Last updated September 20, 2001


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