Brief CV of Kai Nordlund

Full name

    Kai Henrik Nordlund
Date and place of birth
    November 3, 1969, Helsinki, Finland
Nationality
    Finnish
Marital status
    Married
Language skills
    Swedish (Native), Finnish (Native), English (Excellent, home language), German (Fair), Russian (Basic)
Contact information
    Address: P.O. Box 43, 00014 University of Helsinki
    Phone: +358-2-94150007; Email: kai.nordlundhelsinki.fi
Education
    Matriculation examination, Tölö Swedish Secondary School, 1988
    MSc, University of Helsinki, 1993
    PhD, University of Helsinki, 1995
Current positions
    Professor in Computational Materials Physics, 1.1 2003 -
    Dean, Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, 2018-2021.
    Docent in physics, University of Helsinki, 9.10 1998 -
Main scientific merits
    Citation indices: Web of Science, May 29, 2019: h-index 58, m-index 2.3, total number of citations 14319.
    Plenary or invited speaker at 80 international conferences since 1998 (counting only accepted invitations)
Previous research positions
    Vice dean, Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, 2014-2017
    Professor in Computational Physics, 1.1 2003 - 31.1 2007
    Academy Research Fellow, Academy of Finland 1.8 2000 - 31.12 2002
    Senior assistant, University of Helsinki 1.8 1999 - 31.12 2002 (on leave all of the time)
    Visiting scholar, University of Illinois 15.10 - 15.12 2000
    Professor in physics (locum tenens), University of Helsinki 1.1 2000 - 31.7 2000
    Junior Fellow, Academy of Finland 1.8 1996 - 31.12 1999
    Visiting scholar, University of Illinois 1.7 - 31.8 1998 and 15.10 - 28.11 1999
    Assistant, University of Helsinki 1.2 1996 - 31.7 1999 (on leave all of the time)
    Postdoctoral research associate, University of Illinois 27.4 1996 - 31.12 1997
    Research scientist, University of Helsinki, 1994 - 1996
    Research assistant (part-time, in total 16 months), University of Helsinki, 1991 - 1993

Military service

    192'nd army Reserve Officers course, Hamina, 1989-1990
    Rank in the reserve: Second Lieutenant
Honors and awards
    Awarded the decoration Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland 6.12.2016
    Inspector of the Union for Swedish-speaking students from Eastern Finland (2011 on)
    Recipient of the Magnus Ehrnrooth prize in Physics 2007
    Recipient of the Theodor Homén prize in Physics 2014
    Member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters (2005 on)
    Member of the Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in Finland (2006 on)
    Second highest ranking Master (magister ultimus) at the XC conferment ceremony of the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Helsinki, 1994
Most important memberships and positions of trust
    Member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters (2005-)
    Member of the Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in Finland (2006-)
    Co-leader of the National Graduate School in Nanoscience (2005-).
    Vice leader of the Academy of Finland Center of Excellence 2006-2011 ``Computational Molecular Science''
    Member of the editorial board of Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research B (2003-2008).
    Member of the international advisory board for the COSIRES conference series (2000-); REI (2011-); IBMM (2012-)