Jari Porras D.Sc (Tech)
is Professor of Software Engineering (especially Distributed Systems) at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT). Prof. Porras received the Dr. Sc. (Tech.) degree from the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland in 1998 about modeling and simulation of communication networks in distributed computing environment. He has supervised more than 350 Master’s Thesis works and 16 Dissertations as well as acted as external evaluator for 17 doctoral thesis works since the start of his professorship. He has conducted research on parallel and distributed computing, wireless and mobile systems and services as well as sustainable ICT. In last years he has focused his research on human and sustainability aspects of software engineering. He is actively working in international projects and organizations.