Academician Olli Lehto, former chancellor and rector of the University of Helsinki, passed away on New Year’s Eve at the age of 95.
The university is flying flags at half-mast for him in Central and Kumpula Campus today.
Olli Lehto was a professor of mathematics who received the title of academician in 1975. In 2009, he was granted the State Award for Public Information for his life’s work.
The University of Helsinki offers its condolences to Olli Lehto’s family. The University community pays tribute to the memory of a great mathematician and academic leader. Olli Lehto’s obituary will be published later on the website.