24.1.2018 News

The Olympic Games in Korea and Oulu will be linked via a 5G connection

The next generation wireless data transmission system, 5G, which has been described as revolutionary, is about to be introduced. The University of Oulu research unit Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) is represented in the 5G Olympics team that will launch the first intercontinental public 5G network connection in the world.

24.1.2018 News

Open Tenure Track Positions in Wireless Communications Engineering

CWC has open positions for four tenure track assistant or associate professors of Convergent IoT Communications for Vertical Systems, Security in Wireless Networks, Design of Radio Frequency Communications Transceiver Systems at mmW and THz Frequencies, as well as Machine-Type Communications.

24.1.2018 News

Book release on 5G Security

The first comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of security regarding 5G security networks and devices has been published by Wiley. The editors include three current CWC staff members and a former CWC professor.

11.1.2018 News

6G Flagship to Second Stage

The wireless communications themed research proposal "6G-Enabled Wireless Smart Society & Ecosystem" has been chosen among the eight strongest candidates competing for the Academy of Finland Flagship Programme Call.  After the round of interviews conducted by the review panels with the remaining applicants, the flagships to be funded will be selected in the middle of April.

5.1.2018 News

100th doctoral defence in Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu

The great need for experts in industry and the rapid development of technology have increased the number of doctoral research conducted in wireless communications. The one hundredth doctoral defence in communications engineering at the University of Oulu will take place on January 9, 2018.

4.1.2018 News

Twelve research projects for the Infotech Oulu for 2018-2021

Following projects have been confirmed to be funded as Infotech Oulu research activities in the following four-year period:

  • Bennis Mehdi, ITEE: Proactive and Context-Aware Networks under Reliability and Latency Constraints: NOOR.
  • Codreanu Marian, ITEE: Sparsity-Aware Online Signal Processing with Compressive Sensing (PROVING).
  • Hadid Abdenour, ITEE: Vision Sensing Technologies for Healthcare Diagnosis.
  • Heikkilä Janne, ITEE: Vision-based 3D perception for mixed reality applications.
  • Jantunen Heli, Kordas Krisztian, Juuti Jari, Myllymäki Sami, Hannu Jari, ITEE: Environment digitisation and interactions by embedded self-sustainable systems – ENTITY.
  • Lehtomäki Janne, Khan Zaheer, Destino Giuseppe, ITEE: IoT Localization Systems Using Shared Access in Radar Bands (IOTRAD).
  • Meglinski Igor, ITEE: TWIsted LIGHT for digital tissue diagnosis (TWILIGHT).
  • Pirttikangas Susanna, ITEE: Personalization, Privacy and Quality Control for MaaS with Blockchain (TrustedMaaS).
  • Riekki Jukka, Sillanpää Mikko, ITEE, FSci: Bayesian Trusted Edge Analytics (B-TEA).
  • Röning Juha, Vainio, Seppo: ITEE, FBMM: Sensor Within: Harnessing Human Biology for Sensing Applications.
  • Saarakkala Simo, Nieminen Miika, FMed: Prediction and decision support systems for knee osteoarthritis.
  • Zhao Guoying, ITEE: Towards Reading Micro-expressions in the Real World.
18.12.2017 News

New Double Degree Master's Programmes in Wireless

Centre for Wireless Communications at the University of Oulu and the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka are launching a new International Double Degree Master’s Programme in Wireless Communications Engineering (WCE). The first Master’s students from Sri Lanka will arrive in Oulu in the autumn. Same kind of agreement has also been made between the University of Oulu and Asian Institute of Technology AIT in Thailand.

30.11.2017 News

Launch and co-creation event for new Oulu 5GTN services Dec 11

The new 5GTN Community service environment will opened to companies in Oulu on 11 December. 

27.11.2017 News

SIGMONA wins Celtic Excellence Award

Research cooperation conducted in the University of Oulu was honoured, as SIGMONA project received the Celtic Excellence Award for its important achievements and high impact on future business in CELTIC Event 2017 at Barcelona, Spain. CWC (Centre for Wireless Communications) has been one of the partners.

17.11.2017 News

Open Position: Professor in Wireless Communications Networks

The field of the position is wireless communications networking in general with special emphasis on research and teaching in areas such as 4G and emerging 5G packet core and its functions, network functions virtualization (NFV), management and orchestration of NFVs (MANO), software defined networking (SDN), mobile edge computing (MEC) and novel virtualized services therein. The professor is also responsible for providing teaching in basics of communications networking.


25.9.2017 News

Strong Expertise in Wireless Comms contributes for the University of Oulu to join Nokia Bell Labs affiliate program

University of Oulu has been selected for the Nokia Distinguished Academic Partner Partnership Program as one of the top 25 universities in the world. The program seeks solutions to future wireless technologies through extensive co-operation in research, training and innovation.

20.9.2017 News

CWC Researchers took the Best Paper Award at IEEE CSCN 2017

Best Paper Award at 2017 IEEE Conference on Standards for Communications & Networking (CSCN’17), that was held in Helsinki on 18– 20 Sep. 2017, was received by a team consisting of five present and one former CWC researchers. The paper titled 5G Security: Analysis of Threats and Solutions was awarded during the IEEE 5G-IoT SUMMIT 2017 in Helsinki.

14.9.2017 News

Master's Thesis Topics for EE and WCE Students

Contract-based (6 months) and scholarship-based CWC's master's thesis topics offered for Finnish EE and international WCE students

11.9.2017 News

University of Oulu awarded Mehdi Bennis

Academy Researcher Mehdi Bennis of the Centre for Wireless Communications CWC was awarded for his research enhancing activities, especially for the remarkable amount of publications in 2016.

7.9.2017 News

5G Oulu in the Cover of PC Magazine

5G Oulu is featured as the cover story of the PC MAG September Issue (digital edition available at iTunes, Google Play etc.)

22.5.2017 News

Behnaam Aazhang conferred as Honorary Doctor at University of Oulu

CWC's long-time collaborator Professor Behnaam Aazhang was conferred as Honorary Doctor at University of Oulu.



15.5.2017 News

Open Tenure Track Position at CWC

Tenure Track Associate Professor Position in Design and Optimization of Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks

9.5.2017 News

Finland's first 5G development environment opens to businesses

Finland's first 5G test network 5GTN expands in Oulu.  5G development environment of VTT, the University of Oulu and the Centria Polytechnic will be used especially for vertical business use. There is already a large number of Finnish companies with whom 5G technology has been developed and will be tested in several application areas. The first new solutions are targeting for field trials already this year.

15.3.2017 News

University of Oulu Summer School in the field of ICT

During the summer 2017 ITEE organises regular courses in information processing science, electrical engineering, computer science and engineering, communications engineering.

10.3.2017 News

Mehdi Bennis receives EURASIP award

News published on University of Oulu main page

23.2.2017 News

New Doctoral Programme for Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

The new organization of doctoral training has been introduced by Professor Markku Juntti, the Dean of the University of Oulu Graduate School (UniOGS).

17.2.2017 News

Nokia Bell Labs and University of Oulu join forces for 5G Research

The leading research organization in information technology and communications, Nokia Bell Labs, and the University of Oulu have strengthened their collaboration in the field of wireless communications. 

9.2.2017 News

CWC and VTT receive the first 5G equipment in Finland

Nokia has delivered radio equipment based on 5G technology to Centre for Wireless Communications and VTT Techincal Research Centre. The arrival of the first 5G devices in Finland marks the continued long-lasting 5G test network cooperation between the network company Nokia and the research institutes.