Aalto ComNet Team

Email addresses: firstname.lastname.at.tkk.fi  OR firstname.lastname.at.aalto.fi

Jyri Hämäläinen

Jyri is a professor in radio communications in TKK/ComNet. He has been working in communication industry until end of 2007. Before that he was with University of Oulu around 10 years working in two separate units of Mathematics. Hämäläinen is also a Docent in Division of Mathematics in University of Oulu. Hence he has experience from both academic research (round 50 scientific publications during 2000-2007) and industry research and development work. He is author or co-author of 6 patents and round 30 patent applications. Before TKK professorship he was a Program Manager in Nokia-Siemens Networks where he was leading projects that concentrated on new network technologies emerging from 3GPP standardization. 

Timo Korhonen

Timo Korhonen (Dr, adj. prof.) has worked in Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) since ’92. Before that he worked for two years in Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand participating to research planning and realization, design of tutorials and setting up laboratory equipment. He's got a PhD at '1999 in TKK. His research interests include user centric design, virtual organizations, quality management, telecommunications services, technologies and techno-economic analysis. Hes has published about 60 international journal or conference papers and supervised / instructed about 80 respective MSc / PhD studies. 

Mika Husso

Mika is a researcher at the Department of Communications and Networking. He received his Master's degree in electrical engineering in 2007 from the Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and is currently working towards PhD in communications engineering. His current research focuses on femtocellular networks, more specifically techno-economic and interference analysis. He has worked as a project manager, taught on several courses and instructed altogether around 20 B.Sc. and M.Sc. theses. He is expected to receive L.Sc. (Tech), M.Sc. (Econ) and D.Sc. (Tech) in 2009, 2010 and 2011, respectively. 

Iiro Jantunen

Iiro Jantunen is a researcher at Department of Communications and Networking. He received his Master's degree in engineering physics in 2001 from the Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) and is currently working towards Dr. Tech. degree in sensor network architecture, expecting to graduate in 2010. He has worked 5 years at VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, studying optical microsystems and organic leds. He has also worked 5 years at Nokia Research Center developing system architecture for mobile-phone-centric ambient intelligence applications and doing business development for a novel radio interface technology. He has also worked in seed capital investment business, evaluating technology start-ups for investment and worked as a member of board in target companies.

Edward Mutafungwa

Edward is a post doctorate researcher at ComNet. Edward received the B.Eng. degree in electronic systems engineering and the M.Sc. degree in telecommunications and information systems both from the University of Essex, Colchester, U.K., in 1996 and 1997, respectively, and the Dr. Sc. Tech. degree in communications engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), Espoo, Finland, in 2004. Since 1998, he has been lecturing and researching in various national (TEKES, Academy of Finland) and international (EU, Celtic) projects at the Communications and Networking Department of TKK. His research interests lie within the general fields of optical networking, broadband wireless communications, intelligent transport systems, public safety communications, service oriented architectures and soft computing. Furthermore, he has provided consultancy services for a variety SMEs, specifically in projects on network design, telecommunication policy, service deployment and product internationalization.

Maija Pekkola

Maija Pekkola works as a research assistant for the UBI-SERV project at the Department of Communications and Networking. She’s studying her Master’s degree in cognitive science at the University of Helsinki with multidisciplinary minor studies from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK), University of Arts and Design Helsinki (TaiK) and Helsinki School of Economics (HSE). Her area of specialization is usability and user-centred methods.

Xirui Wang

Xirui is a researcher at the Com-Net Laboratory. He is currently studying his Master's degree in Communicationsand Networking from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK). His primary research interest is user-centric design on remote health-care/well-being applications, secondary ones are DTN and protocols in Cloud Computing. He is expected to receive his master degree in

Zheng Zhong

Zhong Zheng is a researcher at Department of Communication and Networking. He received his B.Sc. degree from Beijing University of Technology in 2007 and his M.Sc. degree from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) in 2009. He is currently a student at TKK, working on femtocelluar networks.   Shuo Liu

Shuo Liu is from China. He is a master student in Aalto University (TKK). He is major in Networking Business, and minor in Work Psychology and Leadership. He got his Bachelor degree in Communication Engineering in Aalto University too. Before that, he was selected from China to participate the senior high exchange programme between Vantaa and Jinan (China), therefore, he was graduated with Bilingual Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Programme in Tikkurilan Lukio. Currently, he is doing his master thesis with adj.prof Timo Korhonen in Remote Healthcare. He used to work in China Mobile Shandong Branch as a Summer Trainee in the Networking Maintenance Department. And he also spent one winter holiday work in Luyin Investment (Group) International Corporation as the Marketing Asistant in the Product Sales Department. During his spare time, he studied painting and designing for over 9 year, and photography for 3 years. He likes cross-country skiing, travelling, cooking, and music.

Christos Karaiskos

Christos Karaiskos is a research assistant at the Department of Communications and Networking, in Aalto University of Science and Technology. He is currently on his first year as a Master's Degree student in the Program "Communications Engineering with specialization in Radio Communications" offered by Aalto University. He received his Bachelor's Degree in "Computer Science and Telecommunications" in 2010, at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.


PKU Team


Prof. Jiao Bingli

Prof. Jiao Bingli received Dr. Degree from University of Saarbruecken, F.R. Germany in 1995 and became an associate professor and a full professor of Peking University in 1995 and 2000, respec-tively. In 1998, he was a member of Chinese 3G Standard Evaluation Group and, now, he is a board member of Chinese Wireless Communication Committee. His current interests include wireless communication and sensor design. He has done the researches in contracts with lots of companies, such as Fujitsu, Japan, ETRI, LG and STK in Korea, and also with national projects 863 and NSF. So far, he has published more than 50 papers and has 7 patents. 

Prof. Yuping Zhao

Dr. Yuping Zhao is a professor in wireless communications laboratory, Peking University, China. She received her Master degree from Northern Jiaotong University, Beijing China in 1986, and Doctor of Science degree from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland in 1999. She has been working with Railway Communications and Signalling Company, China; Japan Data System Com-pany, Japan; Nokia Research Center, Finland. Currently she is a professor at Peking University. Dr. Zhao’s main research fields are wireless communication systems, which include mobile services; Radio Resource Management; Mobile Radio Channel estimations; Wireless sensor networks; RFID systems. Coding and Modulations; OFDM and MIMO communication Systems. Prof. Zhao was the leader of several projects of national science foundation of China (NSFC), and national high-tech program 863. She has published over 50 papers in international journals and conferences, and also has applied several patents. 

XiaoHui Duan

Associate Professor 

Dou Li

Associate Professor 

Leiming Zhang

PhD Candidate 

Feng Wang

PhD Candidate 

Xiao Ruan

PhD Candidate 

Ye ji

PhD Candidate