Janne Lehtomäki


Adjunct Professors / University Researcher


Janne Lehtomäki got his doctorate from the University of Oulu, Finland, in 2005. Currently, he is adjunct professor (docent) at the University of Oulu, Centre for Wireless Communications. He spent the fall 2013 semester at the Georgia Tech, Atlanta, USA, as a visiting scholar. Currently, he is focusing on spectrum measurements and terahertz band wireless communication. Dr. Lehtomäki has served as a guest associate editor for the IEICE Transactions on Communications Special Section (Feb. 2014) and as a managing guest editor for Nano Communication Networks Special Issue (to appear in 2016). He was TPC co-chair for IEEE WCNC 2015 and 2016 International Workshop on Smart Spectrum, publicity/publications co-chair for ACM NANOCOM 2015 and 2016. He co-authored the paper receiving the Best Paper Award in IEEE WCNC 2012. He is editorial board member of Physical Communication.

Research interests

  • Terahertz wireless communication
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Cognitive radios

Research groups

  • CWC Radioteknologiat (CWC-RT)

Thesis supervisions

Nanoscale Sensor Networks: the THz Band as a Communication Channel
  • Joonas Kokkoniemi, defense was in Mar. 2017 (primary supervisor)

Performance analysis of cognitive radio networks and radio resource allocation
  • Isameldin Suliman, defense was in Jul. 2016 (primary supervisor)

Channel modeling for 5G wireless communications
  • Pekka Kyösti, expected to graduate early in 2018, (second supervisor)


IoT Localization Systems Using Shared Access in Radar Bands - IOTRAD

Strategic research project of the University of OuluFocus institute: Infotech Oulu