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!
Tenure Track Associate Professor Position in Design and Optimization of Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks
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.
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.
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.
During the summer 2017 ITEE organises regular courses in information processing science, electrical engineering, computer science and engineering, communications engineering.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
The 15th Biennial Baltic Electronics Conference (BEC 2016) was held in Tallinn, Estonia on 3-5 October 2016.
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.
University of Oulu appears as number 98 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2016-2017 by subject: computer science.
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.
FabLab is looking forward to school groups visiting the premises!