Management and Office


Head of the Institute: Heisi Kurig

Heisi Kurig is the Head of the Institute for the period of January 1, 2023 until December 31, 2025. Heisi Kurig chairs the Institute Council and is responsible for curating educational, research and development, financial and personnel-related activities at the institute.

Narva mnt 18-3119
heisi.kurig@ut.ee
(+372) 737 6416

Vice-Head of the Institute: Prof. Hedi Peterson

Prof. Hedi Peterson is the Vice-Head of the Institute of Computer Science until December 31, 2025. Hedi Peterson supports the progress and further development of the institute's research activities.

Narva mnt 18-3111
hedi.peterson@ut.ee
(+372 ) 737 6437

Administrative manager: Piret Orav

Piret Orav participates in developing and managing the institute and heads the administrative chair.

Narva mnt 18-3122
piret.orav@ut.ee
(+372) 737 6434

Head of Academic Affairs: Tiiu Taur

Tiiu Taur supports the Programme Directors' work, analyzes the processes of administrating teaching and scientific activities, organizes the exchange of information regarding project administration.

Narva mnt 18-3121
tiiu.taur@ut.ee
+(372) 737 6421

Ex-officio members:

  • Heisi Kurig, Chairman, Head of the Institute
  • Hedi Peterson, Professor, Vice-Head of the Institute

Elected representatives of the employees:

  • Jaak Vilo, Professor 
  • Meelis Kull, Associate Professor  
  • Dmytro Fishman, Lecturer
  • Natali Belinska, Coordinator 
  • Sulev Reisberg, Research Fellow
  • Mari-Liis Allikivi, Junior Research Fellow
  • Uku Raudvere, Scientific Programmer

Appointed by the Head of the Institute:

  • Marina Lepp, Associate Professor
  • Vitaly Skachek, Associate Professor
  • Kuldar Taveter, Associate Professor

Student representatives:

  • Stina-Marie Maripuu 
  • Heigo Tornik
  • Ronald Judin

Secretary: Coordinator Natali Belinska
Academic Secretary Lidia Feklistova

The Council is appointed as of August 1, 2023 and is in session until July 31, 2025. Student representatives are appointed from 1 July, 2023 until 30 June, 2024.

The work of the Council is based on the Statutes and Rules of Procedure of the Institute of Computer Science. 

Office

Piret Orav
Administrative manager
Narva mnt 18-3122
+(372) 737 6434
Piret Orav participates in developing and managing the institute and heads the administrative chair.
Piret Orav
Administrative manager
Narva mnt 18-3122
+(372) 737 6434
Tiiu Taur
Head of Academic Affairs
(+372) 737 6421
Tiiu Taur supports the Programme Directors' work, analyzes the processes of administrating teaching and scientific activities, organizes the exchange of information regarding project administration.
Tiiu Taur
Head of Academic Affairs
(+372) 737 6421
Jaanika Seli
Senior Specialist on PhD Studies and Continuing Education
Narva mnt 18-3121
+(372) 737 6426
Jaanika Seli coordinates the Institute of Computer Science's processes related to continuing education and doctoral studies.
Jaanika Seli
Senior Specialist on PhD Studies and Continuing Education
Narva mnt 18-3121
+(372) 737 6426
Heili Kase
Secretary
Narva mnt 18-3120
+(372) 737 5445
Heili Kase assists in the institute’s management, arranges guest reception, manages documents and information, incoming and outgoing mail of the institute.
Heili Kase
Secretary
Narva mnt 18-3120
+(372) 737 5445
Natali Belinska
Staff coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3114
+(372) 737 5861
Natali Belinska manages personnel related issues and the meetings of the Institute’s Council.
Natali Belinska
Staff coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3114
+(372) 737 5861
Karis Meister
Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3114
+(372) 737 5861
Karis Meister manages personnel related issues.
Karis Meister
Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3114
+(372) 737 5861
Kristofer Kotsar
Academic Affairs Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3002
+372 737 6423
Kristofer Kotsar advises international students in study-related questions, and prepares documents requested by students.
Kristofer Kotsar
Academic Affairs Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3002
+372 737 6423
Ülle Holm
Academic Affairs Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3002
+(372) 737 6432
Ülle Holm assists students and academic staff with study-related issues.
Ülle Holm
Academic Affairs Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3002
+(372) 737 6432
Liivi Luik
Specialist of Academic Affairs
Narva mnt 18-3002
+(372) 737 5862
Liivi Luik advises students in study-related questions, prepares documents requested by students. VÕTA advisor at the Institute of Computer Science. Classroom bookings.
Liivi Luik
Specialist of Academic Affairs
Narva mnt 18-3002
+(372) 737 5862
Paula Luks
Specialist of Academic Affairs
Narva mnt 18-3002
+(372) 737 5864
Paula Luks advises international students in study-related questions, prepares documents requested by students. VÕTA advisor at the Institute of Computer Science.
Paula Luks
Specialist of Academic Affairs
Narva mnt 18-3002
+(372) 737 5864
Helen Jõesaar
Head of Industry Collaboration
Narva mnt 18-3092 (Sandbox)
Helen Jõesaar develops university-industry collaboration and services of the Digital Innovation Hub and leads collaboration projects.
Helen Jõesaar
Head of Industry Collaboration
Narva mnt 18-3092 (Sandbox)
Carolin Siimenson
Industry Collaboration Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3095
Carolin Siimenson supports the business cooperation activities of the institute, including the organization and development of the IT industrial master's programme and coordination of industry cooperation of the Autonomous Driving Lab.
Carolin Siimenson
Industry Collaboration Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3095
Maria Laanelepp
Project manager
Narva mnt 18-3092 (Sandbox)
+(372) 5668 4793
Maria Laanelepp
Project manager
Narva mnt 18-3092 (Sandbox)
+(372) 5668 4793
Mari-Anne Suurpere
Institute of Computer Science
Administration
Partnership Manager
r 3092
+372 737 6402
+372 5744 3840
Mari-Anne supports the business cooperation activities of the institute by building and developing partnerships.
Mari-Anne Suurpere
Institute of Computer Science
Administration
Partnership Manager
r 3092
+372 737 6402
+372 5744 3840
Henry Narits
Head Marketing and Communication
Narva mnt 18-3120
+(372) 533 00 980
Henry Narits arranges institute's marketing, gathers and forwards data about the institute, administrates web page and social media, organizes conferences and events, internal communication.
Henry Narits
Head Marketing and Communication
Narva mnt 18-3120
+(372) 533 00 980
Marianne Liiv
Marketing and Communication Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3120
+(372) 737 5468
Marianne Liiv arranges institute's marketing, gathers and forwards data about the institute, administrates web page and social media, organizes conferences and events, internal communication.
Marianne Liiv
Marketing and Communication Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3120
+(372) 737 5468
Lotte Parksepp
Marketing Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3120
Lotte Parksepp arranges the institute’s business cooperation marketing activities.
Lotte Parksepp
Marketing Specialist
Narva mnt 18-3120
Martin Kaljula
Coordinator of Research Projects
Narva mnt 18-3124
+(372) 737 5425
Estonian Centre of Excellence in ICT Research, Institutional Research Funding (IUT), Personal and postdoctoral research funding (PUT), STACC projects, IMI projects, H2020 projects, Research Infrastructures of National Importance funding projects (ETAIS II, ELIXIR, EKRK), Mobilitas Pluss projects, Applied research in smart specialisation growth areas projects.
Martin Kaljula
Coordinator of Research Projects
Narva mnt 18-3124
+(372) 737 5425
Reili Liiver
Projects Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3124
+372 737 5425
Reili Liiver
Projects Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3124
+372 737 5425
Anneli Vainumäe
Projects Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3123
+(372) 737 6436
Anneli Vainumäe manages coordination of NLP projects and PUT's.
Anneli Vainumäe
Projects Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3123
+(372) 737 6436
Saili Petti
Projects Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3123
+(372) 737 6408
H2020, Data Science MSc, Bolt - Autonomous driving lab, Innocape, Mobilitas Pluss postdoctoral allowance, GenMed.
Saili Petti
Projects Coordinator
Narva mnt 18-3123
+(372) 737 6408
Aira Reiska
Coordinator of Projects and Administration
Narva mnt 18-3123
Aira Reiska
Coordinator of Projects and Administration
Narva mnt 18-3123
Daisy Alatare
Attendant
Narva mnt 18-3114
+(372) 737 6412
Maintenance of kitchens, meeting and auxiliary rooms at the Institute of Computer Science.
Daisy Alatare
Attendant
Narva mnt 18-3114
+(372) 737 6412
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