Computer Science & Information Systems and Electrical Engineering at the University of Oulu are featured among top 350 in the newly released QS World University Ranking by Subject 2018.
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.
The new EU-funded research aims to shift the paradigm of intuition based policy making to policy making based on scientific evidence enabled by Big Data. The policy making context in the CUTLER project relates to the coastal urban development. The consortium, consisting of the University of Oulu and 14 other partners, held its kick-off meeting in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 11-12 January 2018.
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.
University of Oulu is leading the research aiming to robotic solutions for safer and more cost-effective measurements of difficult-to-reach industrial sites. Nearly four million Euro has been allocated to this project under the EU's Horizon 2020 Framework Program. The University of Oulu Biomemetics and Intelligent Systems Research Unit BISG under Professor Juha Röning coordinates co-operation. The eight-partner consortium representing five European countries will meet for the first time in Oulu on January 10-11 ,2018.
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.
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.
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.
Imagine a doctor wearing a camera-based device to unobtrusively monitor a patient’s physiological measurements or diagnosing possible diseases by simply observing a patient’s face from a distance. Sounds convenient, right?
The new 5GTN Community service environment will opened to companies in Oulu on 11 December.
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.
Applications for enrolling to Fab Academy 2018 in Fab Lab Oulu are now open!
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.
The Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Research Unit (OPEM) is active working with local schools and providing the opportunity to visit unit's premises.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Contract-based (6 months) and scholarship-based CWC's master's thesis topics offered for Finnish EE and international WCE students
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.
Participate in a data collection experiment and get a Subway coupon for free!