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10.9.2020 News

Professor Heli Jantunen Awarded Yushan Scholar in Taiwan

Heli Jantunen, the receiver of 2019 Finnish Science Award, was awarded Yushan Scholar by the Ministry of Education (MOE), ROC Taiwan. Professor Heli Jantunen is a current Head of the Microelectronics Research Unit at the University of Oulu. Her works on ultra-low temperature co-firing ceramics in particular have received world-renowned recognition.

6.5.2020 News

Energy harvesting from a cow?

In recent article in Helsingin Sanomat, university resarcher Jari Juuti is interviewed how energy harvesters can be utlized for powering electronics in dificult situations.

6.5.2020 News

MSCA Individual Fellowship call is open

Are you Interested in Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship at the Microelectronics Research Unit? If yes, please contact us so we can begin  to work on the application together.

6.5.2020 News

Development of new Competitive and Sustainable Bio-Based Plastics

Microelectronics Research Unit is part of NEWPACK project consortium which developes bio-based plastics.

22.4.2020 News

New electronics through new materials

At the University of Oulu, two research infrastructures are making new headway in fundamental research which will have far-reaching consequences for future systems and communication technologies. These two projects - PII, Printed Intelligence Infrastructure and FUWIRI, Research Infrastructure for Future Wireless Communications - received major funding totalling 3,1 million euros from the Academy of Finland in the previous funding round.

11.11.2019 News

Carbon nanotubes open new horizons for neuroscience: controlling neural cell outgrowth

Researchers of the Microelectronics Research Unit (MIC) at the University of Oulu have demonstrated in collaboration with Tampere University that carbon nanotubes can be used to control the direction of neural cells growth.

18.6.2019 News

Two major awards to Professor Heli Jantunen

Professor Heli Jantunen has received two major awards for her work in science and technology.

4.2.2019 News

Project on smart matrices for knee cartilage repair got 5.5 millions from EU

The Microelectronics Research Unit (MIC) and the Research Unit of Medical Imaging, Physics and Technology (MIPT) at University of Oulu have received a new funding (about 1 million euros) from EU Research and Innovation Programme Horizon 2020 for innovative strategies to repair cartilage damage. The RESTORE project joins 9 European partners from 7 countries. The total funding for the 3.5-year project is worth 5.5 million euros.

27.11.2018 News

Mikroelektroniikan tutkimusyksikkö etsii diplomityöntekijöitä sekä tutkimusharjoittelijoita.

Mikroelektroniikan tutkimusyksikkö etsii diplomityöntekijöitä sekä tutkimusharjoittelijoita.

9.11.2018 News

Novel sensor and switch applications for flexible and stretchable electronic materials

M.Sc (Tech.) Jarkko Tolvanen defended succesfully his doctoral thesis "Novel sensor and switch applications for flexible and stretchable electronic materials" on 2nd of November 2018.

9.11.2018 News

Next-generation power sources pave the way for self-sustaining devices

Batteries will lead the way in the future of the Internet of Things, but they can damage the environment.

2.7.2018 News

Open positions

Our unit has three positions currently open.   Assistant Professor position in the field of small power self-sufficient sensor systems 

25.5.2018 News

Electricity out from trainers

  Tek-magazine has made an article about Dr. Jaako Palosaari and his research on energy harvesters.

23.5.2018 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. 

9.3.2018 News

A tale of two cities: How China and Finland are leading the global 5G technologies

Dr. Yang Bai was interviewed to Peoples Daily about the 5G research at Oulu and Shenzen.

20.2.2018 News

Electronics harvests its own energy

Newspaper UusiTeknologia wrote a comprehensive article about energy harvesting and our research

15.2.2018 News

Energy harvesting brings power to out-of-the-way places

If wires and batteries are out of the question, energy can be harvested from mechanical vibrations, movement, friction and heat.

25.1.2018 News

Kesäharjoittelupaikkoja Mikroelektroniikan tutkimusyksikössä

Mikroelektroniikan tutkimusyksikkö, 2 harjoittelupaikkaa ajalle 1.6.-31.8.2018

18.1.2018 News

Energy harvesting from walking

Dr. Tech. Jaakko Palosaari defended his doctoral thesis on energy harvester in December. Newspaper Tekniikka & Talous published an article in Finnish about the harvesting technology.

16.10.2017 News

Postdoctoral reseacher position, biochemistry and cell biology

Postdoctoral reseacher position, biochemistry and cell biology

12.9.2017 News

New, affordable and easy to upscale electrocatalyst for hydrogen production from water

Research teams of Umeå University, Åbo Akademi, University of Danang and University of Oulu have developed a novel robust and efficient catalyst nanomaterial for electrochemical water splitting, which is easy to apply and feasible to produce in large quantities at low cost. 

31.8.2017 News

Significant EU funding for joint diseases research

Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow Gabriela Lorite and Associate Professor, Academy Research Fellow Simo Saarakkala from the University of Oulu have received 1

16.2.2017 News

Material Can Turn Sunlight, Heat and Movement Into Electricity -- All at Once

Marie Sklodowska-Curie grantee Dr.