Antti Honkela is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Helsinki and the co-coordinator of the Research Programme in Privacy-preserving and Secure AI at the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI.
He holds a joint appointment at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Department of Public Health.
Honkela's research interests include statistical machine learning, computational statistics, privacy-preserving machine learning and their applications especially in computational biology. He has taught numerous courses on these topics both in Finland and abroad. Honkela obtained his doctoral degree in machine learning from Helsinki University of Technology in 2005.