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 

10.10.2016 News

University of Oulu Student wins first prize in SIGCHI Finland Master Thesis Competition


MSc Petteri Ponsimaa has won the national Master’s Thesis competition organized by the SIGCHI Finland.

His thesis “Discovering value for health with grocery shopping data” examines how consumers could take advantage of their own shopping history.

10.10.2016 News

BISG & CAS article got the best paper award at BEC 2016

The 15th Biennial Baltic Electronics Conference (BEC 2016) was held in Tallinn, Estonia on 3-5 October 2016.

6.10.2016 News

Wincool Best Demo Award for CWC and Drexel at ACM Wintech

Centre for Wireless Communications’ and Drexel University’s joint demo has been recognized with the Wincool Best Demo Award at ACM Wintech, the 10th International Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental Evaluation & Characterization.

3.10.2016 News

University of Oulu makes the top 100 in Computer Science in THE Subject Rankings

University of Oulu appears as number 98 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 by subject: computer science.

3.10.2016 News

Two ITEE projects chosen by the Academy of Finland

Key project funding by the Finnish Academy is targeted especially to the  early-career researchers whose projects have been highly rated in previously organised peer reviews. The funding aims at  promoting extensive utilisation of the results of that research. 

From the University of Oulu, four applicants were chosen to be funded,  two of which are researchers of the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.

27.9.2016 News

FabLab4School welcomes schools

FabLab is looking forward to school groups visiting the premises!