Curriculum Vitae
Contact information
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Website  http://nary.fi  
Phone  available on request  
Address 
Department of Mathematics Khalifa University P.O. Box 127788 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 

Digital identifiers 

Academic degrees and titles
2019  Doctor of Philosophy (doktori (PhD) fokozat) University of Debrecen


2018  Habilitation (Doctor rerum naturalium habilitatus) Technische Universität Dresden


2007  Doctor of Science (tekniikan tohtori) [MGP] Tampere University of Technology


1998  Master of Science (diplomiinsinööri) Tampere University of Technology

Linguistic skills

Positions
8/2022 – present  assistant professor (أستاذ مساعد جامعي) Department of Mathematics Khalifa University P.O. Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 
10/2019–8/2022  researcher with doctorate (investigador doutorado) (9/2020–8/2022) postdoctoral fellow (bolseiro pósdoutoramento) (10/2019–8/2020) Centre for Mathematics and Applications (CMA) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Quinta da Torre, 2829516 Caparica, Portugal 
9/2015– 
research fellow and lecturer (wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) Institute of Algebra Technische Universität Dresden Zellescher Weg 12–14, 01062 Dresden, Germany 
1/2014– 
assistant researcher (investigador auxiliar) Centre of Algebra (CAUL), Center for Computational and Stochastic Mathematics (CEMAT) Universidade de Lisboa Avenida Professor Gama Pinto 2, 1649003 Lisboa, Portugal 
1/2009– 
postdoc (assistantchercheur) Computer Science and Communications Research Unit Université du Luxembourg 6, rue Richard CoudenhoveKalergi, L1359 Luxembourg, Luxembourg 
7/2007– 
visiting researcher Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, Department of Pure Mathematics University of Waterloo 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1, Canada 
7/2000– 
research assistant (assistentti) (7/2004–12/2008, on leave 7/2007–12/2008) researcher (tutkija) (7/2000–6/2004) parttime teacher (sivutoiminen tuntiopettaja) (periodically) Institute of Mathematics Tampere University of Technology Korkeakoulunkatu 1, 33720 Tampere, Finland 
Research funding and grants
2012  accompanying measure AM3 for organization of scientific conferences in Luxembourg 9 500 €, Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (FNR) 
2007  grant for researcher training and research abroad 32 550 €, Academy of Finland 
Research outcomes
Total number of publications  


Most cited publications  
Bibliographic databases, such as MathSciNet, zbMATH, Scopus, or Web of Science (may require subscription), provide citation metrics on my publications.  
Excluding selfcitations of all coauthors, my ten most cited publications are the following.

Supervision of theses
2017–2018  Technische Universität Dresden main supervisor for 3 bachelor’s theses 
2007  Tampere University of Technology secondary supervisor for 1 master’s thesis 
Teaching experience
See also the complete list of courses taught.  
2022 – present  Khalifa University I have taught the courses Discrete Mathematics and Modern Algebra. 
2015–2019  Technische Universität Dresden I was the sole responsible for the courses Order structures, Functions and relations, and Introduction to universal algebra. I also lectured the course Algebra and number theory for mathematics education students. I held tutorials in the courses Algebra for information systems technology and Linear algebra for computer science. 
2011–2013  Université du Luxembourg I held tutorials for Discrete mathematics and led a mathematical writing seminar for doctoral students. 
2009–2011  Tampere University of Technology, University of Tampere, Université ParisDauphine As a guest lecturer, I taught (in collaboration with Miguel Couceiro and Catarina Carvalho) the intensive courses Boolean functions and function algebras and Introduction to clone theory and applications to constraint satisfaction problems. 
2000–2007  Tampere University of Technology I worked as a course assistant in numerous courses in mathematics, teaching a broad range of topics in particular in algebra and discrete mathematics. In 2007, I lectured the course Mathematics for algorithms. 
Awards and prizes
2018  joint recipient (with Tamás Waldhauser) of the
Outstanding Contributed Paper Award for a paper presented at the IEEE 47th International Symposium on MultipleValued Logic (ISMVL 2017) IEEE Computer Society 
Service as dissertation preexaminer or opponent, memberships in dissertation committees
2020  Sebastian Kreinecker Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria


2020  Stefano Fioravanti Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria


2018  Alexander Jende University of Potsdam, Germany


2015  Oleg Košik University of Tartu, Estonia


2010  Young Jo Kwak University of Colorado at Boulder, USA

Editorial board memberships
2018–  Discussiones Mathematicae – General Algebra and Applications member of editorial board 
2020–  Discrete Mathematics & Theoretical Computer Science guest editor for a special issue in honour of Professor Maurice Pouzet 
Referee and reviewer activities
10 reviews for Mathematical Reviews (MathSciNet)  
94 papers refereed for the following journals:


30 papers refereed for the following conferences:

Organization of conferences
Organizing committees  
2019  98th Workshop on General Algebra (AAA98) Dresden, 21–23 June 2019 
2013  85th Workshop on General Algebra (AAA85) Luxembourg, 31 Jan. – 2 Feb. 2013 
2011  DMA Colloquium on general algebra Luxembourg, 16 June 2011 
2007  74th Workshop on General Algebra (AAA74) Tampere, 7–10 June 2007 
Scientific and programme committees  
2024  54th International Symposium on MultipleValued Logic (ISMVL 2024) Brno, Czech Republic, 28–30 May 2024 
2020  Algebras, Graphs and Ordered Sets (ALGOS 2020) Nancy, 26–28 Aug. 2020 