Creator of Knowledge
Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Samuli Niiranen

Samuli Niiranen received his MSc (Tech.) and DSc (Tech.) degrees in biomedical engineering and signal processing from the Tampere University of Technology (Tampere, Finland) in 2001 and 2005, respectively. He is currently with the Department of Signal Processing of the Tampere University of Technology where his research focus is on open information management with an emphasis on health care applications. His previous research areas include use of information technology in chronic disease management as well as broadcasting multimedia. Apart from his work in academia, Dr. Niiranen has participated in a number of commercial ventures in the field of chronic disease information management and hospital information systems. He is the author or co-author of more than 30 scientific publications in health informatics and multimedia and is the co-author of a textbook on broadcasting multimedia. He was a visiting faculty member at the Decision Systems Group, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) from 2006 to 2007. Dr. Niiranen has received, among others, the Nokia Corporation Educational Award. He was a member of a consortium selected as a finalist for the eEurope Awards for eHealth 2003 organized by the European Commission.
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