Jari Juuti


Senior Research Fellow / Adjunct professor

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Jari Juuti received his M.Sc. and D.Sc. degrees in mechanical and electrical engineering from University of Oulu, Finland, in 2000 and 2006, respectively. He was appointed as Docent/Adjunct professor of “Functional Materials their Components and Applications” at the university 2009. Currently he is Senior Research Fellow of University of Oulu and has participated/supervised >30 research projects funded by domestic/international funding agencies and industry (additionally >20 privately funded commissioned research). He is author/co-author of >90 refereed scientific journal publications, ~20 conference publications, 3 book chapters and 5 patents/patent applications. His research interests include piezoelectric materials, functional composites, actuators, motors and energy harvesters for micromechanical, high frequency and printed electronics applications.


  • Piezoelectric materials
  • Functional composites
  • Actuators, motors, sensors and energy harvesters for micromechanical applications
  • High frequency and printed electronics applications and materials

Selected Publications

  • M. Leinonen, J. Juuti, H. Jantunen, J. Palosaari, Energy harvesting with a bimorph type piezoelectric diapragm multilayer structure and mechanically induced pre-stress, Energy Technology, 4 (5), 620-624, 2016. doi.org/10.1002/ente.201500429
  • S. Rajala, T. Siponkoski, E. Sarlin, M. Mettänen, V. Vuoriluoto, A. Pammo, J. Juuti, O. J. Rojas, S. Franssila, S. Tuukkanen, Cellulose nanofibril film as a piezoelectric sensor materials, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8 (24), 15607-15614, 2016. pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.6b03597
  • H. Kähäri, P. Ramachandran, J. Juuti, H. Jantunen, Room-temperature densified Li2MoO4 ceramic patch antenna and the effect of humidity, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 14, 50-55, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijac.12615
  • Y. Bai, T. Siponkoski, J. Peräntie, H. Jantunen, J. Juuti, Ferroelectric, pyroelectric and piezoelectric properties of a photovoltaic perovskite oxide, Applied Physics Letters, 110, 063903, 2017.  https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4974735
  • Y. Bai, P. Tofel, J. Palosaari, H. Jantunen, J. Juuti, A game changer: A multi-functional perovskite exhibiting giant ferroelectricity and narrow bandgap with potential application in a truly monolithic multi-energy harvester or sensor, Advanced Materials, 29, 1700767, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201700767
  • Y. Bai, H. Jantunen, J. Juuti, Energy harvesting research: The road from single-source to multi-source, Advanced Materials, 30 (34), 1707271, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201707271
  • J. Tolvanen, J. Hannu, J. Juuti, H. Jantunen, Piezoelectric flexible LCP-PZT composites for sensor applications at elevated temperatures, Electronic Materials Letters, 14, 113-123, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13391-018-0027-0

Funded Research Projects

  • High Performance Piezoelectric Actuators with Functional Gradients (Hi-Piezo) - Post-doctoral Researcher, Academy of Finland (2008-2010)
  • Evolutionary Active Materials (EAM), Academy of Finland (2011-2013)
  • Piezoelectric and electromagnetic energy harvesting components for underwater sensor networks (PIM-WAVE), Scientific Advisory Board for Defence (2011)
  • Printed activity and movement sensors (PAMS), Tekes & industry (2012-2014)
  • Lead-free flexoelectric composites (LEAP) - Academy Research Fellow, Academy of Finland (2013-2018)
  • Wireless integrated sensors and actuators for ICT applications (TeleFunc), Academy of Finland (2015-2016)
  • Connected quantitative sensing (Ruby), Hilla-programme, Tekes (2015-2016)
  • Merenkulun ja offshore-toiminnan ympäristötehokkuus – Hyperspektrikuvannuksella Globaaliin palveluun (HyperGlobal), Tekes (2015-2016)
  • Next generation power sources for self-sustainable devices – integrated multi-source energy harvesters (NextGEnergy), Marie Skłodowska-Curie IF, EU (2016-2018)
  • Clean Energy from Environment with Energy Harvesting, Challenge Finland competition, Tekes + industry (2017-2018)
  • Electromechanical biomaterial based transducers, Academy of Finland (2018-2022)

Social media


  • Microelectronics Research Unit


D.Sc. thesis
M.Sc. thesis