Mika Ylianttila

Associate professor (tenure track), M.Sc., Dr.Sc., eMBA

173 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 4000 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 650 citations. The author has a h-index of 32.00. (Google Scholar)


Mika Ylianttila (M. Sc, Dr.Sc, eMBA) is a full-time associate professor (tenure track) at  the  Centre  for  Wireless Communications (CWC), at  the  Faculty  of  Information  Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Oulu, Finland. He is leading a research team and is the director of communications engineering doctoral degree program. Previously he was the director of Center for Internet Excellence (2012-2015), vice director of MediaTeam Oulu research group (2009-2011), and professor (pro tem) in computer science and engineering, and director of information networks study programme  (2005-2010). He received his doctoral degree on Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu in 2005. He has coauthored more than 150 international peer-reviewed articles. His research interests include edge computing, network security, network virtualization and software-defined networking. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, and Editor in Wireless Networks journal.

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Professional and community activities

  • Director, Communications Engineering Doctoral Degree Programme
  • Member, Doctoral Training Committee for Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
  • Editor, Wireless Networks journal
  • Senior Member of IEEE


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