Kimmo Kauhaniemi


D.Sc. (Tech.)
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
+358 29 449 8287
Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa
Fabriikki F467
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I am Professor in Electrical Engineering at the School of Technology and Innovation. I am the head of the Smart Electric Systems (SES) research group also the head of the Master's Degree Programme in Energy and Information Technology. My own research area is focused on electricity distribution systems, relay protection, Smart Grids and microgrids. I have also long-term experience on transient simulation of various power systems.


I am teaching regularly on the following courses:

  • SATE2130 Mallintaminen ja simulointi (Introduction to Modelling and Simulation)
  • SATE3150 Sähkön jakelu ja sähkömarkkinat (Electricity distribution and markets)
  • SATE3010 Sähköjärjestelmien suojaus (Protection of Electric Systems)
  • SATE3130 Smart Grid Communication


Currently I am leading the following projects involving national funding and industrial cooperation:

  • VINPOWER: Vaasa Innovation Platform for Future Power Systems
  • FUSE: Future Smart Energy
  • SolarX: Maximizing PV integration capacity in energy and power systems


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