Joonas Ilmavirta
University of Jyväskylä, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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Curriculum vitae

More details are available upon request (see contact information).

Academic work experience

Adjunct positions

Longer visits

Only visits lasting at least one month or so are included here. I am a frequent visitor at Rice University, but rarely long at a time.



Theses related to university degrees are listed on the publication page.

Before starting at the university, I served in the Finnish Air Force for 12 months in 2007 and 2008. I am a sergeant.

Other studies

The sizes of studies are measured in ECTS credits.

Publications, talks and conferences

Publications are listed on the publication page, and talks and conferences on their page.


I have acted as a referee for the following journals:


I have taught in several courses in physics and mathematics at the University of Jyväskylä. The courses are listed on my Finnish teaching page.

Since 2010 I have taken actively part in training the Finnish (and Estonian) team for the International Physics Olympiad. For more information, see the training homepage.


Currently under supervision: 2 PhD students.

Supervised PhD theses

Supervised MSc theses

Supervised BSc theses

Grants, awards and such



Scientific contests

Positions of trust



Language skills

Language skills are described with CEFR levels ranging from A1 (lowest) to C2 (highest). The levels are based on self evaluation.