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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.

27.6.2018 News

Converting factories into innovation platforms to make production more efficient

The Finnish manufacturing industry is taking the digital leap, and it utilises the strong corporate and research sector of the IoT industry in this transformation. The aim is to convert factories into innovation platforms and have them share their successful solutions to improve competitiveness and efficiency in the manufacturing industry.

26.6.2018 News

SECREDAS is developing reliable and safe automated systems

The new large European SECREDAS project builds a reference architecture for reliable and secure automated systems. The project focuses on the automotive industry, rail transport and individual healthcare. They all require high levels of operational certainty and safety, and include technologies such as radar systems, vehicle-to-infrastructure and in-vehicle networks.

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

18.6.2018 News

Oulu-based research on behavioral tracking of depression by smartphone data analysis

Researchers at the University of Oulu Center of Ubiquitous Computing have received funding to provide objective measures for identifying depression and systematically tracking its course over time.

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

Skills and knowledge in electroceramics at the University of Oulu range from composition to components

The Microelectronics Research Unit at the University of Oulu approaches development of electroceramics from the angle of the whole. 

17.5.2018 News

Janne Haverinen is Professor of Practice in entrepreneurship

Doctor of technology, founder and board member of IndoorAtlas Janne Haverinen has been appointed Professor of Practice (PoP) in entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Information and Electrical Engineering in University of Oulu. The PoP is a three-year fixed-term position.

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.

2.3.2018 News

ITEE branches rack up in international QS ranking

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.

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.

23.1.2018 News

ITEE at Pesti Career Day 2018

Pesti Career Day will be held in Linnanmaa campus on Thursday 25.1. At the ITEE booth, we will inform visitors on open job and internship calls in the faculty.

12.1.2018 News

Waterfront development boosted by big data analytics - new ways into policy-making

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.

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.

8.1.2018 News

Robotics research lead by BISG reaches out for new hights

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.

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.

1.12.2017 News

University of Oulu researcher to international innovation finals 

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?

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. 

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.

 

2.11.2017 News

Fab Academy 2018 >> Applications are now OPEN!

Applications for enrolling to Fab Academy 2018 in Fab Lab Oulu are now open!

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.