!!!Jaak Aaviksoo
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2015 – Rector of the Tallinn University of Technology
*2015 member of the XIII composition of the parliament of Estonia
*2011 – 2014 Minister of Education and Research
*2011 member of the XII composition of the parliament of Estonia
*2007 – 2011 Minister of Defence
*2007 member of the XI composition of the parliament of Estonia
*2003 – 2007 Rector of the University of Tartu
*1998 – 2003 Rector of the University of Tartu
*1996 – 1998 Head of the Institute of Experimental Physics and Technology of the University of Tartu
*1996 – 1996 Minister of Education
*1995 – 1995 Minister of Culture and Education
*1992 – 1995 the first Vice-Rector of the University of Tartu
*1992 – 2015 Professor of optics and spectroscopy at the University of Tartu
*1981 – 1994 worked as a guest professor at the Novosibirsk Institute of Thermal Physics (Russia), Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research (Germany), Osaka University (Japan) and University of Paris VI (France)
*1976 – 1992 junior, senior and leading research scientist at the Institute of Physics of the Estonian Academy of Sciences
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Physics
*Politics
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__Honours and Awards__
*1994 Academician at the Estonian Academy of Sciences
*2000 Order of Merit of the National Coat of Arms, class IV
*2000 Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
*2000 Medal of the University of Tokyo
*2002 Medal of the City of Tartu
*2003 Honorary Doctor of the University of Turku
*2004 member of the Academia Europea
*2006 Order of the White Rose of Finland
*2006 Order of Merit of the White Star, II class
*2007 Cross of Merit of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church, III class
*2007 National Order of Merit of France
*2009 Order of the Three Stars of the Republic of Latvia
*2011 Estonian Defence League White Cross, I class
*2012 Honorary Doctor of the University of Lapland
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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Aaviksoo_Jaak/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Aaviksoo_Jaak/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Aaviksoo_Jaak/Highlight]
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