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Highly distinguished award to Professor Mikko Siponen

Professor Mikko Siponen was awarded with a prize from China and Jiangxi Province, which is given for highly distinguished scholars or professors. The prize is rarely awarded for non-Chinese persons - typically for Nobel laureates.

The delegation, head by Mr. XU Nankai, Executive Vice Minister, visited the University of Jyväskylä to congratulate Professor Mikko Siponen in person. Mikko Siponen is a professor of Information Systems in the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä. He is constantly ranked among the best Information Systems scholars in terms of publication production in top information systems journals. Siponen is among the highest researchers in his research area.

Delegation also discussed on education communication and collaboration opportunities between Jiangxi Province and the University of Jyväskylä with Vice Rector Henrik Kunttu and Dean Pasi Tyrväinen.