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12.10.2017 News

Speed and security of future 5G applications enhanced with the help of artificial intelligence

The cutting edge 5G research carried out at the University of Oulu is boosted by significant funding granted to its research team for the development of research on artificial intelligence. Around the 5G network, new technologies and applications are already being developed in which low latency and security are critical factors in settings such as hospitals, industry or steering of vehicles.

9.10.2017 News

High-school students welcomed at OPEM

The Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Research Unit (OPEM) is active working with local schools and providing the opportunity to visit unit's premises.

29.9.2017 News

Persevering collaboration brings cyber research centre to University of Oulu 

A research centre for cyber security is to be established at the University of Oulu as a Finnish-American collaborative effort. Setting up the centre at the University of Oulu is the result of persevering international cooperation that has been carried out in Oulu especially in research into data security and wireless data communications. 

28.9.2017 News

CAS Researchers won Gold and Bronze in Prime2017

Unversity of Oulu was succesful in the selection of best papers at the PRIME 2017 Conference. Henna Ruokamo's conference paper was awarded with Gold Leaf and Aram Baharmast got Bronze Leaf for his work. Both of the young researchers are working on their PhDs at the and Circuits and Systems Research Unit.

26.9.2017 News

The video produced by Hilla Programme gives a glance of the future

See the Future -video shows how technology developed in Finland will make our everyday life easier within the next ten years. In the video, invisible data is made visible using innovative graphics designed by a digital production company Troll VFX. The video is published by Hilla, an accelleration and investment programme focusing on smart specialization and utlizing ICT within wireless ICT, automotive and traffic as well as health and heavy industries.

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.

21.9.2017 News

The modern experience researched at University of Oulu in a rocking fashion!

What kind of experience is a virtual heavy metal concert scientifically speaking? This is being researched in a test environment the likes of which has never been realised before in this scope. On Saturday 23 September, popular Finnish heavy metal band Amorphis, which is internationally known, will stream its 360 Experience concert live and as a 360° video. At that time, there will be 30 test subjects taking part in the University of Oulu's distance concert trial. 

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

ITEE received just under 4 million funding for EU projects

The research units of the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE) have been successful in the fierce competition of the EU's Horizon 2020 project funding this year. Nearly 4 million euros of funds will be available to the University of Oulu for the projects that have been secured so far. In addition, many strong applications are being evaluated and several are still under preparation.

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.)

28.6.2017 News

Research Project on Computer Aided Healthcare seeks Volunteers

Participate in a data collection experiment and get a Subway coupon for free!

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.

5.4.2017 News

Professor Heli Jantunen nominated honorary professor at Taipei Tech

Professor Heli Jantunen, leader of the Microelectronics Research Unit, has been nominated as the Honorary International Chair Professor in the discipline of Electroceramics by the National Taipei University of Technology (Taipei Tech) in order to foster international education and research collaboration.

17.3.2017 News

Ultimate ceramics – research topic for the brave #ERC10yrs

European Research Council is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this week. One of its success stories has taken place at the University of Oulu.  The project Ultimate Ceramics started as a crazy idea and resulted in an international invention with the greatest potential.

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.

6.3.2017 News

BISG in one of the 15 finalist teams at the Vuosisadan Rakentajat (Builders of the Century) challenge

Research Unit BISG participates in the Life’s Biogame team, which was selected among finalists of the Builders of the Century Challenge (Vuosisadan Rakentajat). Behind the competition, there are 40 Finnish foundations and trusts jointly celebrating Finland’s centenary of independence.

28.2.2017 News

Fab Labiin ja UX Labiin 15 nuorta töihin kesätyösetelillä

Oulun yliopiston Tieto- ja sähkötekniikan tiedekunta palkkaa 15-17 vuotiaita koululaisia kesätyösetelillä kahdeksi viikoksi kesätöihin 5.-16.6.2017.

Päivittäinen työaika on kuusi tuntia kello 9-15. Työn suorituspaikkoina ovat Fab Lab ja UX Lab.

22.2.2017 News

Robotic and programming clubs booting students' career opportunities

Future jobs will require more and more understanding of digital devices. University of Oulu has started free student-led clubs, which aim to develop job competences for technology sector in particular.

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.

24.1.2017 News

Meet the giant showrobot Teraleon and discover job opportunites at Pesti Event

On Thursday 26th of January at the ITEE booth, the gigantic 3-meter show robot Teraleon will be presented for the first time at its full height.  It has been built by a group of electrical engineering students.

14.12.2016 News

Machine Vision Group celebrates its 35th anniversary on December 16th

Machine vision is one of the internationally strongest areas of research conducted at the University of Oulu. Machine Vision Group celebrates its 35th anniversary by organizing a seminar on Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 9.00-13.30. The seminar is held in Saalastinsali in the University main building.

24.11.2016 News

Award of the Pentti Kaitera Foundation to Matti Latva-aho

Pentti Kaitera Foundation has awarded Professor Matti Latva-aho,  an internationally renowned and awarded researcher in the field of communications engineering, for his outstanding research work and his achievements in promoting well-being in Northern Finland.

28.10.2016 News

$10M+ funding for CWC-startup KNL Networks

News release on KNL Home Page