The Faculty of Mathematics and Science
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The faculty was founded in 1965. It has four departments located in the Mattilanniemi and Ylistönrinne campuses. Roughly 2300 students are enrolled in the faculty. The number of staff is about 560.
Departments with the fields of research and disciplines.
- Department of Biological and Environmental Science: Aquatic Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Science and Technology and Cell and Molecular Biology, and Biology teacher education
- Department of Physics: Nuclear and Accelerator Physics, Materials Physics, Particle Physics and Cosmology, and Physics teacher education
- Department of Chemistry: Structural Chemistry, Renewable Natural Resources and Chemistry of Living Environment, Computational Chemistry and Spectroscopy, and Chemistry education.
- Department of Mathematics and Statistics: Mathematics, Stochastics, Statistics, and Mathematics teacher education.
The Academy of Finland has nominated Biological Interactions Research, Nuclear and Accelerator Based Research, Low Temperature Quantum Phenomena and Devices (together with the Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), the Finnish Center of Excellence in Analysis and Dynamics Research (together with the University of Helsinki), and Inverse Problems Research (together with the University of Helsinki and five other universities) as Centres of Excellence and Kari Rissanen (Structural and Synthetic Supramolecular) and Hannu Häkkinen (Computational Nanoscience) as Academy Professors. In addition in three FiDiPro (Finland Distinguished Professor Programme) professors, Prof. Holland Cheng (molecular and cellular biology), Prof. Nicola Fusco (mathematical analysis) and Prof. Jacek Dobaczewski (nuclear structure), work in the faculty.
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