Jari Porras

Jari Porras
Software Engineering
LUT School of Engineering Sciences
Research areas
Computer Networks and Communications
Human-Computer Interaction
Computer Science Applications
Industrial relations
Computer Science


Jari Porras D.Sc (Tech) is Professor of Software Engineering (especially Distributed Systems) at the Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT. Prof. Porras received the DSc. (Tech.) degree from the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland in 1998 about modeling and simulation of communication networks in distributed computing environment. He's visiting professor at Aalto University, Finland and University of Huddersfield, UK. He has supervised approx. 500 Master’s Thesis works and 22 Dissertations as well as acted as external evaluator for 21 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 networks and organizations.

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