January 14, 2013 (pdf version)

Mr. Miro Kuru
Suomenlinna B 42 A 13, 00190 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 (0)40 731 69 29
firstname.lastname [at] iki.fi
Date and place of birth: 17.8.1980, Kisko, Finland


  • Master of Science in Technology, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Finland 2010
    Degree Programme in Computer Science and Engineering (300 credits):
    Major/Research field: Interactive Digital Media, Minor: Contents Production
    Thesis topic: Software Visualization for Teaching Network Protocols
    • Master's thesis grade: 3 / maximum 5
    • Grade in major: 4 / maximum 5
    • Grade in minor: 3 / maximum 5
    • Courses: Programming, Mathematics, Physics, Software Engineering, Usability, Networks, Databases, Multimedia production, 3D, Animation, Graphics, English, Swedish, Spanish
  • High School Graduate, Hermanni High School, Salo, Finland 2000
    • Grade Point Average: 9.37 / maximum 10
    • A scholarship from The Finnish Cultural Fund for excelling in mathematical subjects

Work experience

  • Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland, 1.8.2012 -
    Project worker, developing information systems
  • Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland, 26.4.2011 - 31.7.2012
    Web Coordinator, technical support for web services
  • Home, Helsinki, Finland, 1.7.2010 - 25.4.2011
    Running things at home, taking care of five children
  • Aalto University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Espoo, Finland, 1.11.2007 - 30.6.2010
    Research Assistant, Course Assistant, and Master's thesis worker.
  • Governing Body of Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland, 2.1.2006 - 2.1.2007, 8.1.2007 - 31.5.2007 (project)
    Programming, technical assistance, software maintenance.
  • Various clients, such as Jukka Uusitalo, Kovelantraktorimuseo, Kisko-Seura, Salo, 2001 - 2010
    Planning and realization of various web sites

Language skills

Finnish: native, excellent
English: excellent
Swedish: good
French: basics
Spanish: basics

Computer skills

Operating systems: Windows (8/7/Vista/XP x64/XP/2000/98/95/3), Linux/UNIX (Ubuntu/RedHat/Fedora/Suse/Jolicloud), OS X
Programming: C# (1 year), .NET (6 months), XML (1 year), LAMP, (4 years), Javascript (4 years), Perl (4 years), C/C++ (14 cr), Java (14 cr), Pascal (5 cr), Scheme (8 cr), MIPS (5 cr), UML, Object-Oriented, Network (5 cr), Telecommunication architectures (6 cr), Concurrent (5 cr), Image processing (5 cr), OpenGL (11 cr), WebGL
Web: .Net, Javascript, jQuery, XML, Cordova, Mobile applications, LAMP, PHP, SQL, XHTML, HTML5, CSS, Perl, XSL, SVG, Canvas, Flash, HTML::Template, TBS, NetCommunity, Social media
Tools I've used: Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, Altova MissionKit (MapForce, XmlSpy), Excel, Emacs, CVS, TFS, Subversion, GIMP, Inkscape, Lightroom, Eclipse, Matlab, Mathematica, Blender 3D, Dreamweaver, TopStyle, Flash, Corel Draw, graphics software, office software, music software


Photography, web development, mobile app development, ideas, literature, movies, games, outdoors, art, music, theater, caring for children, cooking


3rd prize in a competition for climate innovation ideas (October 2012),
Driving license (B),
National Service at the Governing Body of Suomenlinna, Helsinki (395 days)