Jaakko A. Malmivuo (S'71-M'92-SM'95-FIEE'07) received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland,
in 1971 and 1976, respectively. From 1974 to 1976 he served as researcher at Stanford University.
In 1976 he was appointed as Associate Professor and in 1987 Professor of Bioelectromagnetism at Tampere University of Technology (TUT), Tampere, Finland.
Since 1992 he has been Director of the Ragnar Granit Institute. He has served as Visiting Professor at Technical University of Berlin (West) (1988),
Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada (1989), Sophia University, Tokyo, (1993), University of Barcelona (2006), and University of Aizu, Japan, (2012).
He has over 600 scientific publications and he has co-written with R. Plonsey, "Bioelectromagnetism" (Oxford University Press, New York, 1995).
Dr. Malmivuo was President of the Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering in 1987-1990.
He is Founder Member and was President of the International Society for Bioelectromagnetism 1995-1999. He is founder of the
International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism and was Editor in Chief 1999-2006.
In 2003 he was appointed Fellow, International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, and in 2007 Fellow IEEE.
In 2008 he was appointed as Honorary Member of the Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering.