Infotech Oulu Annual Report 2014 - Organization

Research Groups

  • Biomedical Engineering Research Group (BME)
  • Biomimetics and Intelligent Systems (BISG)
  • Center for Machine Vision Research (CMV)
  • Circuits and Systems Group (CAS)
  • Communications Signal Processing (CSP)
  • Electronics Materials, Packaging and Reliability Techniques (EMPART)
  • Networking (NET)
  • New Generation Optoelectronics for Measurement Applications (NEGOMA)
  • Radio Access Technologies (RAT)


Governing Board 2011–2014

  • Professor Jussi Paakkari, Head of Communication Systems, R&D, VTT, Chairman
  • Professor Harri Haapasalo, Faculty of Technology
  • Professor Kalervo Hiltunen, Biocenter Oulu
  • Professor Jari Oksanen, Faculty of Science
  • Professor Matti Pietikäinen, Scientific Director of Infotech Oulu
  • Dr. Susanna Pirttikangas, representative of young researchers

The Governing Board; from the left: Haapasalo, Pietikäinen, Pirttikangas, Paakkari and Hiltunen.


Advisory Board 2012–2015

  • Jussi Paakkari, VTT, Oulu (Chair)
  • Patrik Floréen, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)
  • Panu Jalas, Fairchild Semiconductor
  • Pekka Heinonen, Nokia
  • Jorma Lilleberg
  • Erkki Oja, Aalto University
  • Asko Pietarila, Tekes, Oulu
  • Roope Raisamo, University of Tampere
  • Kauko Suhonen, Suhonen Consulting
  • Ari Takanen, Codenomicon
  • Veikko Seppänen, University of Oulu
  • Sinikka Eskelinen, University of Oulu

The Advisory Board meeting in September with the Governing Board and research group representatives.


Doctoral Program Board 2014–2017

  • Professor Timo Rahkonen (Chair, Director), Electronics laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Professor Netta Iivari, Department of Information Processing Science
  • Professor Heli Jantunen, Microelectronics and Materials Physics Laboratories, Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Professor Timo Jämsä, Department of Medical Technology
  • Professor Matti Pietikäinen, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Professor Juha Röning, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor Antti Tölli, Department of Communications Engineering
  • Professor Matti Latva-aho, Department of Communications Engineering
  • Mikko Hintikka, doctoral student representative, Electronics laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering

The Doctoral Program Board; from left: Timo Rahkonen, Netta Iivari, Mikko Hintikka, Juha Röning, Antti Tölli and Matti Pietikäinen.


Administrative Staff

Scientific Director

  • Professor Matti Pietikäinen, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Doctoral Program Director and Assistant Scientific Director

  • Professor Timo Rahkonen, Electronics Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering

Coordinator (Infotech Oulu and Infotech Oulu Doctoral Program)

  • Dr. Tapio Repo, Infotech Oulu

Last updated: 2.6.2016