October 26, 2021 [14:48]
12616 Tallinn, Estonia
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Kalle Tammemäe graduated TalTech five year study program in Computer Engineering (CE) in 1981. Since then his career has been connected with TUT, starting as computer engineer in Dept. of CE, moving gradually to more research and teaching related positions.
In 1993 he had research scholarship at Darmstadt University of Technology Dept. of Microelectronic Systems, Germany. In 1995-1996 he worked as guest researcher in Electrons System Design Lab, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. At that time he found challenging topics for his future research – Hardware-Software Co-Design (HSCO) and obtained PhD degree with thesis “Control Intensive Digital System Synthesis” in 1997.
He was elected to assistant professor position at TalTech in 1997 and to associate professor position in 2000. His main research and teaching topic then were HSCO, Embedded System Design and synthesis using High-Level Hardware Description Languages (VHDL).
In 2000 Kalle Tammemäe was elected to rector’s position of brand new higher education institution – Estonian Information Technology College. He was re-elected and continued administration of institution until the end of 2010 when he was invited to rector’s team of TalTech. He was fulfilling the responsibilities of Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs of TalTech till end of 2013. In beginning of 2014 K. Tammemäe returned to researcher career in TalTech, Department of Computer Systems.
Since 2018 he is director of IT College (former Estonian IT College which was merged with TalTech in 2016).
K. Tammemäe is Senior member of IEEE since 1996 (current membership in CS and Education societies), and member of ACM since 2000. He was a chair of IEEE Estonia Section in years 2013-2016. He has been involved in many higher education and ICT education related working and action groups in Estonia.
Research related activities
PublicationsList of publications: Estonian Research Portal
Basics of Embedded Systems (IAS0230)
System-on-Chip Design (IAS0550)