Department of Communications and Networking

Department of Communications and Networking

The Department of Communications and Networking (Comnet), is the largest unit in Finland in its research area.

World-class research in shaping the internet technology is conducted here. At the forefront are topics related to energy-efficient ICT.

 

 

Aalto University, Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Research

Our research focuses on the areas of information and communications theory, communications and networking technology, and communications ecosystem.

The Department of Communications and Networking is well-positioned to address the grand challenges in digitalisation, wireless internet and device usability in a comprehensive way – covering all the OSI layers from physical to applications and making impact to the society. One of the department’s special strengths is linking research with the Finnish and international business sector.

Wearable Computing & Ambient Intelligence

Mobile Cloud Computing

Professor Yu Xiao

Mobile Cloud Computing

Ambient Intelligence

Professor Stephan Sigg

Ambient Intelligence

Communications Ecosystem

Network Economics

Professor Heikki Hämmäinen

Network Economics

Human Computer Interaction

Professor Antti Oulasvirta

User Interfaces

Mobile Communications and Networking

Network Security and Trust

Professor Raimo Kantola

Aalto University, Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Internet technologies

Professor Jukka Manner

Aalto-yliopisto / laitekuva / kuvaaja: Linda Koskinen

Performance Analysis

Dr. Samuli Aalto

Server Cluster, constructed by Pasi Lassila

Cybersecurity

Professor Jarno Limnéll

Cyber Security

Wireless Communication, Information and Communications Theory

Information Theory

Professor Patric Östergård

Game picture

Communications Theory

Professor Olav Tirkkonen

Aalto University / Communications theory reserach group / picture: Aalto University

Communications Engineering

Professor Riku Jäntti, Head of Department

Communications Engineering

Wireless & Mobile Communications

Professor Jyri Hämäläinen, Dean

Radio Signal
Communication and networking, kuvaaja Unto Rautio

Research methodology and impact

The foundation for strategic research missions following grand research challenges that impact our society.

Department of Communications and Networking

Studies

The Department of Communications and Networking provides most of the courses of Communications Engineering (CE) major, which is one of the majors under the Master's Programme in Computer, Communication and Information Sciences. CE major gives a solid understanding of Internet technologies, wireless communications and communications ecosystems - from the perspective of concepts, technologies and methodologies.

 

News

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Research & Art Published:

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars continue with a great lineup of speakers

MLCS gathers together people from different fields of science who have at least one thing in common, interest in machine learning
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Aalto led consortium GMeRitS awarded Blockchains for Social Good prize

The prize awarded by the Enhanced European Innovation Council EIC is worth a million euros and was granted for work on the social effectiveness of blockchain technology.
Tutkija Ville Jokinen Micronovassa materiaalinäyte kädessään, kuva Aino Huovio
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School of Electrical Engineering was awarded thirteen new Academy projects

The funded projects develop new solutions for health technology, wireless communication, smart devices, energy systems, for example.
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Cooperation Published:

5G Hack the Mall empowers next generation of innovation

Otaniemi is the international inspiration hub on everything 5G this summer

Events

Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Internet Forum – Public lecture series online: The future of technology and Finland

Technology is changing the world more radically than ever before. Join Internet Forum public lectures to hear top experts discuss the topic on online lectures!
Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Internet Forum – Public lecture series online: The future of technology and Finland

Technology is changing the world more radically than ever before. Join Internet Forum public lectures to hear top experts discuss the topic on online lectures!
Aalto CS Research Day
Lectures and seminars

CS Research Day 2020

CS Research Day is jointly organized by the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Communications and Networking & Aalto Digi Platform. The point of the event is networking and getting to know what other computer science researchers are doing. Everyone is welcome!
Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Internet Forum – Public lecture series online: The future of technology and Finland

Technology is changing the world more radically than ever before. Join Internet Forum public lectures to hear top experts discuss the topic on online lectures!

Where to find us

Main parts of the department are located in Maarintie 8 and Konemiehentie 2, at Otaniemi Campus.

Maarintie 8

(previously TUAS building) Maarintie 8, Espoo.

Maarintie 8

Computer Science building

CS building. Konemiehentie 2
The Computer Science building is mainly used for IT and electrical engineering teaching and research.

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

Head of department

Technical Support

Department members

Hammad Kabir

(IT) Visiting Doctoral student

Janin Koch

Visiting Doctoral student

Marko Luoma

Päällikkö, CIR-tutkimusyksikkö

Markku Laine

Tutkijatohtori
Dept Communicat. and Network
Pekka Nikander

Pekka Nikander

Professori (Professor of Practice)
Dept Communicat. and Network

Olav Tirkkonen

Professori (Associate professor)

Antti Oulasvirta

Professori (Associate professor)

Tarik Taleb

Professori (Associate professor)

Le Nguyen

(IT) Visiting Scholar

Chao Zhu

Tohtorikoulutettava

Mohamad Salhani

Visiting professor (IT)

Xueqin Liang

Visiting Doctoral candidate

Maria Riaz

Doctoral candidate

Rami Addad

Doctoral candidate
Santeri Paavolainen

Santeri Paavolainen

Tohtorikoulutettava
Dept Communicat. and Network

Emmi Pouta

Doctoral candidate

Muhammad Sheikh

Postdoctoral researcher

Xiyu Wang

Doctoral candidate

Chafika Benzaid

Postdoctoral researcher

Mohsen Amidzade

Doctoral candidate
Dept Communicat. and Network

Wencan Mao

Doctoral candidate

Ozgur Umut Akgul

Postdoctoral researcher

Jialing Liao

Postdoctoral researcher

Si Zuo

Doctoral candidate

Yongchao Dang

Visiting Doctoral candidate

Lei Wu

Postdoctoral researcher

Xiuli Chen

Postdoctoral researcher
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