Koivo, Heikki

Emeritus Professor at Aalto University, Finland

Heikki N. Koivo (S’67–M’71–SM’86) received the B.S.E.E. degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Control Sciences from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is an Emeritus Professor at Aalto University, formerly Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), Espoo, Finland. Before joining HUT in 1995, he served in various professorial positions at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada, and Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland. His research interests include study of complex systems, adaptive and learning control, mechatronics, microsystems, and cyber-physical systems. He has authored or coauthored close to 400 scientific publications. He has been the principal investigator in more than 100 research projects. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems and the Journal of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing.


Prof. Koivo was an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION and a member of the Administrative Council of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. He is a Fellow of the Finnish Academy of Technology.