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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.

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Research projects

Project Duration Actors
CIRP-5G - Centralized Intelligent and Resilient Protection Schemes for Future Grids Applying 5G - Smart electric systems, Technology and Innovations
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
Cybersecurity Curricula Recommendations for Smart Grids, CC-RSG - Smart electric systems
Research Environment for Smart Grids and Flexible Energy Resources (SGFER) + investments - VEBIC, Smart electric systems
TULEVA –Logistics and resource management of the future via ubiquitous precision positioning methods - Digital Economy, Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems, Networked value systems NeVS
Energy for IoT and other electrical devices (E4IoT) - Smart electric systems, Renewable energy, Technology and Innovations
Future Ready Harbour Concept – Towards Sustainable Maritime Ecosystem - VEBIC, Renewable energy, Smart electric systems, Networked value systems NeVS, Strategic business development, Management, Technology and Innovations
Cybersecurity and Resilience of Digital Energy Systems (CR-DES) - Smart electric systems

Research group members

Electrical Engineering

Kuva
Kimmo Kauhaniemi

Kimmo Kauhaniemi

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
Puhelin
+358294498287
Toimisto
Fabriikki F467
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Kuva
Hannu Laaksonen

Hannu Laaksonen

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498303
Toimisto
Fabriikki F471
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Kuva
Timo Vekara

Timo Vekara

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498325
Toimisto
Fabriikki F466
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Kuva
Marcelo Godoy Simoes

Marcelo Godoy Simoes

Professor, flexible and smart power systems
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
Puhelin
+358294498649
Toimisto
Fabriikki F423
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Kuva
Seyed Ebrahimi

Seyed Ebrahimi

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
Toimisto
Fabriikki F402
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Kuva
Nikolaos Chatziargyriou

Nikolaos Chatziargyriou

Vieraileva professori, electrical engineering
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Kuva
Joel Songok

Joel Songok

Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498114
Toimisto
Fabriikki F291
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Kuva
Tariq Kamal

Tariq Kamal

Assistant Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Toimisto
Fabriikki F468
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Kuva
Amir Farughian

Amir Farughian

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
Toimisto
Fabriikki F424
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Kuva
Jagdesh Kumar

Jagdesh Kumar

Doctoral Student
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
Toimisto
Fabriikki F424
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Kuva
Katja Sirviö

Katja Sirviö

Laboratorioinsinööri, sähkötekniikka
VEBIC
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498324
Toimisto
Fabriikki F284
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Kuva
Hosna Khajeh

Hosna Khajeh

Doctoral Student
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498688
Toimisto
Fabriikki F465
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Kuva
Miadreza Shafiekhah

Miadreza Shafiekhah

Associate Professor (tenure track)
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498534
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Fabriikki F474
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Kuva
Birgitta Martinkauppi

Birgitta Martinkauppi

University Lecturer
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498539
Toimisto
Fabriikki F283
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Kuva
Elahe Doroudchi

Elahe Doroudchi

Assistant Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498646
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Kuva
Otto Ellonen

Otto Ellonen

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498398
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Kuva
Hussain Khan

Hussain Khan

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Toimisto
Fabriikki F402
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Kuva
Maarit Vesapuisto

Maarit Vesapuisto

Lecturer
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498326
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Fabriikki F470
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Kuva
Vahid Shahbazbegian

Vahid Shahbazbegian

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Toimisto
Fabriikki F402
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Kuva
Khaled Fuad

Khaled Fuad

Grant-Funded Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Toimisto
Fabriikki F402
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Kuva
Henrik Tarkkanen

Henrik Tarkkanen

Laboratory Engineer
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
Puhelin
+358294498388
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Technobothnia F4418
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Kuva
Chethan Parthasarathy

Chethan Parthasarathy

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498309
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Fabriikki F402
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Kuva
Seyed Zandrazavi

Seyed Zandrazavi

Guest
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Toimisto
Fabriikki F402
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Kuva
Eemil Viljamaa

Eemil Viljamaa

Palkkionsaaja
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Kuva
Haresh Kumar

Haresh Kumar

Grant-Funded Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering
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Fabriikki F402
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Automation Technology

Kuva
Jarmo Alander

Jarmo Alander

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Puhelin
+358294498270
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Fabriikki F381
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Kuva
Mats Björkqvist

Mats Björkqvist

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
Toimisto
Fabriikki F4107
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Kuva
Paul Geladi

Paul Geladi

Docent
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Kuva
Janne Koljonen

Janne Koljonen

Laboratory Engineer
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
Puhelin
+358294498290
Toimisto
Fabriikki F495
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Kuva
Timo Mantere

Timo Mantere

University Lecturer
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
Puhelin
+358294498298
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Fabriikki F391
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Kuva
Severi Sutinen

Severi Sutinen

University Teacher
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498549
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Kuva
Petri Välisuo

Petri Välisuo

Associate Professor (tenure track)
School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology
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Puhelin
+358294498330
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Fabriikki F389
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Computer Science and Telecommunications Engineering

Kuva
Nasser Abdullah

Nasser Abdullah

University Lecturer
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498661
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Fabriikki F380
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Kuva
Jani Boutellier

Jani Boutellier

Associate Professor (tenure track)
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498465
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Fabriikki F469
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Kuva
Duong Dang

Duong Dang

Assistant Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498374
Toimisto
Fabriikki F382
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Kuva
Ahmed Elgrgouri

Ahmed Elgrgouri

Absent
School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Toimisto
Fabriikki F380
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Kuva
Mohammed Elmusrati

Mohammed Elmusrati

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
Puhelin
+358294498275
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Fabriikki F378
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Kuva
Bahaa Eltahawy

Bahaa Eltahawy

Project Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498506
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Fabriikki F455A
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Kuva
Tobias Glocker

Tobias Glocker

University Teacher
School of Technology and Innovations, Telecommunications Engineering
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498277
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Fabriikki F390
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Kuva
Esteban Guerrero Rosero

Esteban Guerrero Rosero

Assistant Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
Puhelin
+358294498648
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Fabriikki F388
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Kuva
Laura Havinen

Laura Havinen

University Teacher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498525
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Fabriikki F379
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Kuva
Riku Jäntti

Riku Jäntti

Docent
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Kuva
Heikki Koivo

Heikki Koivo

Docent
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Kuva
Jouni Lampinen

Jouni Lampinen

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Puhelin
+358294498294
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Fabriikki F385
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Matti Linna

Matti Linna

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Kuva
Mikko Luomala

Mikko Luomala

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Kuva
Mike Mekkanen

Mike Mekkanen

Senior Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Puhelin
+358294498285
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Fabriikki F376
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Juha Miettinen

Juha Miettinen

Laboratory Engineer
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
Puhelin
+358294498299
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Technobothnia TF5102
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Kuva
Teemu Mäenpää

Teemu Mäenpää

University Lecturer
Levón Institute, Open University
Puhelin
+358294498301
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Fabriikki F386
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Kuva
Juho-Pekka Mäkipää

Juho-Pekka Mäkipää

University Teacher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Puhelin
+358294498151
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Fabriikki F386
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Alma Ohrankämmen

Alma Ohrankämmen

Opetusavustaja
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
firstname.lastname@uwasa.fi
Toimisto
Fabriikki F394
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Kuva
Jouko Paaso

Jouko Paaso

Docent
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Tomi Pasanen

Tomi Pasanen

University Lecturer
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Puhelin
+358294498336
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Fabriikki F387
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Kuva
Teemu Saari

Teemu Saari

University Teacher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Puhelin
+358294498313
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Fabriikki F383
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Kuva
Eljas Soisalon-Soininen

Eljas Soisalon-Soininen

Docent
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Kuva
Sanna Taimen

Sanna Taimen

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Tero Vartiainen

Tero Vartiainen

Professor
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
Puhelin
+358294498588
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Fabriikki F384
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Maarit Välisuo

Maarit Välisuo

University Teacher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Puhelin
+358294498476
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Fabriikki F389
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Zhu Zhe

Zhu Zhe

Doctoral Researcher
School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science
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Puhelin
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Fabriikki F377
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