Doctoral defence of Hoorieh Afkari on 21.12.2018

Time and place:  21.12.2018 at noon, Louhela auditorium, Joensuu Science Park

The doctoral dissertation of MSc Hoorieh Afkari entitled "Interactions in the micro-surgery operating room: the potentials for gaze-based interaction in the surgical microscope" will be examined at the Faculty of Science and Forestry. The opponent in the public examination will be Associate Professor Bin Zheng, University of Alberta, Kanada and the custos will be senior researcher Roman Bednarik, University of Eastern Finland.


Link to the dissertation

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PhD Studies in Computer Science

Doctoral-level education in the School of Computing (ECSE) offers doctoral students high level systematic research training and give a deep insight in to the specific research area chosen by the student. The research focus areas of the School are

  • Intelligent Media Computing
  • Technologies for Learning and Development

We belong to Doctoral Programme in Science, Technology and Computing.

As a part of ECSE, IMPDET study program offers online PhD-studies in technologies for education and development. Please visit the pages research areas and research groups at the School of Computing.

Most students are involved in the School's teaching activities, or collaborate in projects closely with Finnish and international companies. A versatile, rich and stimulating learning envisonment with world-class supervisors in their own research fields in an excellent starting point for an international R&D career. After graduation the students will have good capabilities to adjust to the demanding requirements of research and industry of the future. Besides the academic skills, a PhD degree in Computer Science gives a broad professional and leadership competence.