Mika Ylianttila

M.Sc., D.Sc. (Tech), eMBA

Associate professor (tenure track)
Network security

203 peer reviewed publications in international journals. The publications have been cited 6200 times, of which the most cited publication accounts for 715 citations. The author has a h-index of 39.00. (Google Scholar)


Mika Ylianttila (M. Sc, Dr.Sc, eMBA) is a full-time associate professor (tenure track) at the Centre for Wireless Communications - Networks and Systems research unit, at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE), University of Oulu, Finland. He is the director of Communications Engineering Doctoral Degree Program and he leads NSOFT (Network security and softwarization) research group which studies and develops secure, scalable and resource-efficient techniques for 5G and beyond 5G and IoT systems. He has co-authored more than 200 international peer-reviewed articles. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and associate editor in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security.

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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


Inspire 5G+: Intelligent Security and Pervasive Trust for 5G and Beyond

The Horizon 2020 project INSPIRE-5Gplus will advance security of 5G and Beyond networks.

5GEAR: 5G Edge Computing Enhanced Augmented Reality

Mobile Augmented Reality (MAR) is gaining popularity due to the wide adoption of mobile and wearable devices, and is one of the future applications

SecureConnect: Secure Connectivity of Future Cyber-Physical Systems

SECURE Connect project will solve the Industrial Internet and future Cyber Physical System challenges by achieving following objectives: