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6.9.2018 News

Gaining speed for our future world

To go faster, we need to go higher. When it comes to high-end wearables and machines in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), reliable connections with extreme throughput are essential to realize the futuristic world of automated factories and people roaming around in virtual reality. Millimeter waves (Mmwaves) are the way to go, but they have some challenges that need to be solved before the technology can be considered fully reliable.

4.9.2018 News

5G Test Network Enables Flexible Service Solutions for Older People’s Independent Living

Sensors installed in the spacious sunlit home of Erkki Alatalo (91) transmit data on his morning activities. Calmness prevails, as the senior resident of Caritas-home is enjoying his breakfast while surmounting a Sudoku challenge. Careful analysis of the sensor data utilises artificial intelligence producing a model of his daily routines, which is subsequently used for organising individualised nursing and support services by Caritas. As a joint effort, Caritas, three technology companies - Haltian, Indalgo and Kaltiot - and 5G Test Network experts at the University of Oulu and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland contribute to security and comfort for longer living at home in a mature age.

9.8.2018 News

University of Oulu is at the top of 6G research - "The university's task is to look forward"

The 6G research programme at the University of Oulu is one of the first ones in the world. "Again we have to do things that we cannot really do yet. That is the purpose of science", Professor Aarno Pärssinen says when faced with the challenge.

4.7.2018 News

Postdoctoral Researcher and Two Doctoral Student positions for 5G and beyond cellular access, mmWave based wearables and industrial IoT solutions

Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) at University of Oulu, Finland, is offering one Postdoctoral Researcher and two Doctoral Student positions focusing on research for 5G and beyond cellular access, as well as, for mmWave based wearables and industrial IoT solutions. The positions are available in Academy of Finland funded research projects led by Associate Professor Antti Tölli starting preferably at latest on 1 September 2018.

4.7.2018 News

Doctoral Students for Radio Frequency (RF)/mmW/THz Engineering

Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) and Circuit and Systems Research group (CAS) at University of Oulu, Finland are offering several positions for Doctoral Students in the area of RF/mmW integrated circuit design. CWC is one of the leading research units in the field of wireless communications globally. Its mission is to conduct world-class research, create new technologies, train world-class graduates, and transfer technology to real use. CAS is known e.g. on its fundamental research on understanding and canceling nonlinear distortion.

25.6.2018 News

Interdisciplinary research showing the way for 5G micro-operators

Fifth generation mobile networks will soon enable many things that prior technology is not capable of. It also challenges the different vertical sectors to renew their business models

4.6.2018 News

Doctoral Students for Emerging 6G Technologies

Become a future maker in the 6Genesis flagship at the University of Oulu!
Several positions are open for Doctoral Students focusing on Wireless Connectivity, Distributed Computing and Intelligence, RF and Antennas and/or experimental test network towards 6G.

24.5.2018 News

Experienced Researchers for Emerging 6G Technologies

Become a future maker in the 6Genesis flagship at the University of Oulu!

Several positions are open for experienced researchers in Wireless Connectivity, Distributed Computing and Intelligence, RF and Antennas and/or experimental test network towards 6G.

We offer a highly innovative, international working environment and increasingly challenging research topics deriving from our vision on 6G. 

21.5.2018 News

6G is a great leap also for electroceramics

The Microelectronics Research Unit is bringing high-frequency electroceramics to 5G and 6G research at the University of Oulu. The frequency range that extends to the terahertz level requires nanoelectronics that operate in the millionths of a millimetre. 

18.4.2018 News

University of Oulu to begin groundbreaking 6G research as part of Academy of Finland’s flagship programme

The Academy of Finland has selected the University of Oulu’s proposal 6G-Enabled Wireless Smart Society & Ecosystem as one of the first two flagships in the new national research funding programme. The flagship programme aims to further increase the quality and impact of Finnish research by funding the most prominent research clusters with high scientific merits and impact in supporting economic growth or society at large. The flagships will carry out ambitious research programmes enabled by substantial funding for a period of eight years.

27.3.2018 News

Doctoral Student Positions in Radio Frequency (RF)/mmW/THz Engineering

Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC) and Circuits and Systems Research group (CAS) at the University of Oulu, Finland are offering several positions for Doctoral Students in the area of RF/mmW integrated circuit design. CWC is one of the leading research units in the field of wireless communications globally. Its mission is to conduct world-class research, create new technologies, train world-class graduates, and transfer technology to real use. CAS is known e.g. on its fundamental research on understanding and canceling nonlinear distortion.

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