Tommi Tervonen Appointed as Assistant Professor in Business Intelligence


Tommi Tervonen

As of September 1, Tommi Tervonen joined the Econometric Institute as assistant professor in the field of Business Intelligence. Tervonen's main research expertise is in Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA), specifically with Stochastic Multicriteria Acceptability Analysis (SMAA) methods. He is currently interested in data models for algorithmic MCDA, SMAA for drug benefit-risk analysis, and in decision support for evidence-based medical decision making.

Tommi Tervonen has a background in computer science. In 2007, he obtained (with honours) a double-degree of Computer Science from the University of Turku, Finland, and of Management Science from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. Tervonen has a strong background in software development, and already during his undergraduate studies he was working part-time as a software developers in various companies. After finishing his PhD in Portugal, Tommi Tervonen spent a year working as a security engineer with a focus on implementation in Bratislava, Slovakia before returning to academia and starting to work in the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, Tervonen was a post-doc researcher at the Dutch Top Institute Pharma's Escher project, work package 3.2, which aims to develop new methods and software implementations for supporting pharmacological decisions based on information obtained from clinical trials.