Erkki Somersalo

Professor and Interim Department Chair


The main research activity of Erkki Somersalo is in the field of inverse problems. In particular, he has contributed to applications in biomedical research, developing the theory and applications of imaging modalities based on interaction of material and electromagnetic waves, such as Electrical Impedance Tomography (EIT), Optical Absorption and Scattering Tomography (OAST), Magnetoencephalography (MEG), X-ray Computerized Tomography (CT), and imaging by EM wave scattering.

Yost Hall 225/Yost Hall 237 (Chair's Office)
Tuesday: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
and by appointment

Other Information

Classes: Fall 2016: MATH 330, TuTh 2:30-3:45 p.m. in Olin 314
MATH 441, TuTh 1:00-2:15 p.m. in Yost 112

Degree: PhD, University of Helsinki