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Kaisa Miettinen

  • I am Professor of Industrial Optimization at the University of Jyväskylä
  • I am the head of the new thematic research area at the University of Jyväskyä called DEMO - Decision Analytics utilizing Causal Models and Multiobjective Optimization
  • My primary field of research is multiobjective optimization and decision support


Latest Awards and Recognitions Research Interests Acknowledgements Activities Positions of Trust Scientific Tasks as an Expert Supervision Teaching Societies Software Miscellaneous

Contact Information

About me

  • I am Professor of Industrial Optimization at the University of Jyväskylä.
  • I was the vice-rector of the University of Jyväskylä in 2012-2017
  • I was Visiting Professor (part-time) at the Division of Optimization and Systems Theory of the Department of Mathematics at KTH, Sweden from September 2011 till July 2012
  • I study and develop interactive methods and software for multiobjective optimization
  • I am also interested in nonlinear programming, optimization sofware and multiple criteria decision making as well as evolutionary algoritms and hybrid methods
  • I head the Industrial Optimization Group at the Univeristy of Jyväskylä
  • My book Nonlinear Multiobjective Optimization
  • List of my publications
  • Links connected to my interests  


Faculty of Information Technology

P.O.Box 35 (Agora)

FI-40014 University of Jyväskylä



Agora Ag C 426.4


+358 50 3732247


+358 14 260 2209


kaisa.miettinen at

Latest Awards and Recognitions

Research Interests

Special Scientific Acknowledgements


·         I am a guest editor of the special issue devoted to Evolutionary Many-Objective Optimization to be published in the IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computing julkaistavan erikoisnumeron (with Yaochu Jin and Hisao Ishibushi)

·         I am the responsible leader of the FiDiPro project Decision Support for Complex Multiobjective Optimization Problems (DeCoMo) funded by Tekes, 2015-2017

·         I am the responsible leader of the  project Decision Support for Computationally Demanding Optimization Problems (DESDEO), funded by the Academy of Finland, 2015-2019


Scientific Positions of Trust



Scientific Tasks as an Expert






Member of Societies



·         WWW-NIMBUS is an interactive multiobjective optimization sofware working via the Internet. There are two versions at your disposal, for free! The newer one, so called scalar version and the older one, so called vector version


Miscellaneous links

Kaisa Miettinen, kaisa.miettinen at