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Biomedical engineering

The biomedical engineering area mainly encompasses medical devices. This includes all scales from macro to smaller, encompassing technologies such as microelectromechanical systems. The subarea also includes design related to healthy living environments. Neurotechnologies are excluded from this subarea.

Professors in the area are from the backgrounds of electrical engineering, applied physics, biophysics, biology, biomedicine, mechanical engineering, and civil engineering, and often come together in multidisciplinary consortia.

Professors active in the area:

  • Lauri Parkkonen (Chair), Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Petri Ala-Laurila, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Katja Hölttä-Otto, Department of Mechanical Engineering 
  • Risto Ilmoniemi, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Esko I. Kauppinen, Department of Applied Physics
  • Ari Koskelainen, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Risto Kosonen, Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Petri Kuosmanen,  Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Jarek Kurnitski, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Anton Kuzyk, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Ilkka Laakso, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Tomi Laurila, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Harri Lipsanen, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering
  • Xiaoshu Lu, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Heikki J. Nieminen, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Juha Paavola, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Jouni Partanen,  Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Mervi Paulasto-Kröckel, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Heidi Salonen, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Raimo Sepponen, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Markku Sopanen, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering
  • Simo Särkkä, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
  • Jukka Tulkki, Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering
  • Zhou Quan, Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Please contact the professors directly, or, as a general contact, please approach Markus Mäkelä.

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