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Smart Electric Systems

About the research group

The Smart Electric Systems (SES) Research Group consists of researchers in the fields of automation, electrical engineering, information technology and telecommunication engineering. The group research and develops solutions based on modern information, communication and automation technology for the needs of the energy sector as well as for other fields of society. The applications include smart grids, wireless automation systems and various solutions for well being technology and environment.

The key research themes in the various research fields of the research group are listed below:



Automation Technology
•    Optics based measurements
•    Signal and image processing
•    FPGA
•    Soft computing
•    Optimization

Electrical Engineering
•    Smart Grids
•    Flexible energy resources
•    Power electronics
•    Intelligent control and management of energy systems
•    Electrical engineering education

Computer Science
•    Intelligent computational methods
•    Positioning technologies and systems
•    Computer vision
•    Internet of Things  

Information Systems Science
•    Information systems in energy sector
•    Management of IT projects
•    Digital transformation
•    Computer ethics
•    Cybersecurity
•    IT services
•    User eXperience and accessibility
•    IT governance

Telecommunication Engineering
•    Radio resource management
•    Distributed automation systems
•    Wireless sensor networks

The research group is headed by Professor Kimmo Kauhaniemi.

News and events

Researchers from the Smart Energy Systems research group in the new FREESI laboratory.

Research projects

Project Duration Actors
WSTAR - Wasa zero emission data centre - Digital Economy, Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems
DiTArtIS - Network of Excellence in Digital Technologies and AI Solutions for Electromechanical and Power Systems Applications - Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems, Renewable energy, VEBIC
Next Level Energy Setup - VEBIC, Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems
Investigame - Economics, Smart electric systems, Accounting and Finance, Technology and Innovations
Smart Grid 2.0 – Next generation distribution grid - Smart electric systems, Technology and Innovations
CIRP-5G - Centralized Intelligent and Resilient Protection Schemes for Future Grids Applying 5G - Smart electric systems, Technology and Innovations
Use of Position Data in Industry - Digital Economy, Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems
Education network for automated and connected transport for sustainable cities (ENACT) - Digital Economy, Executive Education, Smart electric systems
INdoor navigation from CUBesAt TEchnology (INCUBATE) - Digital Economy, International business and marketing, Marketing and Communication, Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems
LEAP-RE - Long-Term Joint EU-AU Research and Innovation Partnership on Renewable Energy - VEBIC, Technology and Innovations, Renewable energy, Smart electric systems

Research group members

Electrical Engineering

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Kimmo Kauhaniemi

Kimmo Kauhaniemi

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Hannu Laaksonen

Hannu Laaksonen

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Puhelin
+358294498303
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Fabriikki F471
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Timo Vekara

Timo Vekara

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Puhelin
+358294498325
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Marcelo Godoy Simoes

Marcelo Godoy Simoes

Professor, flexible and smart power systems
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Seyed Ebrahimi

Seyed Ebrahimi

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Fabriikki F402
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Nikolaos Chatziargyriou

Nikolaos Chatziargyriou

Visiting Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Jose Fonseca e Castro Cavaleiro Ferreira

Jose Fonseca e Castro Cavaleiro Ferreira

Guest
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Peyman Razmi

Peyman Razmi

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Puhelin
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Fabriikki F469
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Meysam Pashaei

Meysam Pashaei

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Puhelin
+358294498776
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VEBIC FREESI
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Tarek Hasan

Tarek Hasan

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Tariq Kamal

Tariq Kamal

Assistant Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Qudrat Ullah

Qudrat Ullah

Grant-Funded Researcher
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Fabriikki F469
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Seyedehsahar Seyedbarhagh

Seyedehsahar Seyedbarhagh

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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VEBIC FREESI
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Hosna Khajeh

Hosna Khajeh

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Puhelin
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Aushiq Memon

Aushiq Memon

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Miadreza Shafiekhah

Miadreza Shafiekhah

Professor
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Elahe Doroudchi

Elahe Doroudchi

Postdoctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Otto Ellonen

Otto Ellonen

University Teacher
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Mustafa Alrayah Hassan Ibraheem

Mustafa Alrayah Hassan Ibraheem

Postdoctoral Researcher
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Reza Naghash

Reza Naghash

Project Researcher
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VEBIC FREESI
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Mazaher Karimi

Mazaher Karimi

Associate Professor (tenure track)
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Zohreh Kaheh

Zohreh Kaheh

Postdoctoral Researcher
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Hussain Khan

Hussain Khan

Doctoral Student
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VEBIC FREESI
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Maarit Vesapuisto

Maarit Vesapuisto

Lecturer
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Vahid Shahbazbegian

Vahid Shahbazbegian

Doctoral Researcher
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Khaled Fuad

Khaled Fuad

Grant-Funded Researcher
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Mikael Nordman

Mikael Nordman

Docent
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Timo Alho

Timo Alho

Doctoral Student
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Sara Haghifam

Sara Haghifam

Doctoral Student
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Henrik Tarkkanen

Henrik Tarkkanen

Laboratory Engineer
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Seyed Zandrazavi

Seyed Zandrazavi

Grant-Funded Researcher
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Md Arafat

Md Arafat

Project Researcher
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Kamran Khan

Kamran Khan

Project Researcher
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Haresh Kumar

Haresh Kumar

Project Researcher
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Automation Technology

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Mats Björkqvist

Mats Björkqvist

Doctoral Student
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Paul Geladi

Paul Geladi

Docent
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Md Hossain

Md Hossain

University Intern
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Hussain Kahil

Hussain Kahil

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Janne Koljonen

Janne Koljonen

Laboratory Engineer
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Ankkuri
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Timo Mantere

Timo Mantere

University Lecturer
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Talal Saleh

Talal Saleh

Project Researcher
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VEBIC FREESI
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Shiva Sharma

Shiva Sharma

Doctoral Student
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Petri Välisuo

Petri Välisuo

Associate Professor (tenure track)
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Computer Science and Telecommunications Engineering

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Nasser Abdullah

Nasser Abdullah

University Lecturer
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Elham Ahmadi

Elham Ahmadi

Postdoctoral Researcher
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Ankkuri
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Adeel Arif

Adeel Arif

Teaching Assistant
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Ali Arslan

Ali Arslan

University of Vaasa Fellow
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Abol Basher

Abol Basher

Project Researcher
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Xiaotian Bi

Xiaotian Bi

Doctoral Student
School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
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Jani Boutellier

Jani Boutellier

Associate Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Fabricio dos Santos Prol

Fabricio dos Santos Prol

Docent
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Ahmed Elgrgouri

Ahmed Elgrgouri

Absent
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Mohammed Elmusrati

Mohammed Elmusrati

Professor
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Bahaa Eltahawy

Bahaa Eltahawy

Project Researcher
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Muhammad Faheem

Muhammad Faheem

Postdoctoral Researcher
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Masud Fahim

Masud Fahim

Project Researcher
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Tobias Glocker

Tobias Glocker

University Teacher
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Laura Havinen

Laura Havinen

University Teacher
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Jari Isohanni

Jari Isohanni

Doctoral Student
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Riku Jäntti

Riku Jäntti

Docent
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Pawan Kapur

Pawan Kapur

University Intern
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Heikki Koivo

Heikki Koivo

Docent
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Heidi Kuusniemi

Heidi Kuusniemi

Professor
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Jouni Lampinen

Jouni Lampinen

Professor
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Matti Linna

Matti Linna

Docent
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Juha Miettinen

Juha Miettinen

Laboratory Engineer
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Teemu Mäenpää

Teemu Mäenpää

University Lecturer
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Jouko Paaso

Jouko Paaso

Docent
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Tomi Pasanen

Tomi Pasanen

University Lecturer
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Teemu Saari

Teemu Saari

University Teacher
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Muhammad Safi

Muhammad Safi

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Kannan Selvan

Kannan Selvan

Project Researcher
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Amit Shukla

Amit Shukla

Associate Professor (tenure track)
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Eljas Soisalon-Soininen

Eljas Soisalon-Soininen

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Janika Tommiska

Janika Tommiska

School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
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Julius Ufondu

Julius Ufondu

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Maarit Välisuo

Maarit Välisuo

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