Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Electromagnetics in Health Technology

The group develops computational methods for multi-physics modelling of the human body.
Electromagnetics in Health Technology

The research combines numerical analysis of electromagnetic fields with anatomical and functional modelling, having multidisciplinary applications in biomedical engineering (device development), clinical practice (diagnosis and rehabilitation), and neurosciences (brain research).

The first focus area of the research is developing computational tools for modelling non-invasive brain stimulation. In the future, the methods will help scientists to carefully craft stimulation protocols rather than relying on trial and error, improving the safety and efficacy of stimulation and allowing individually planned treatment.

The group also uses computer simulations to study the electromagnetic safety of new technologies and aid the development of novel health care applications .

The research group is led by Assistant Professor Ilkka Laakso.

Group members

Latest publications

Intercomparison of the averaged induced electric field in learning-based human head models exposed to low-frequency magnetic fields

Yinliang Diao, Essam A. Rashed, Luca Giaccone, Ilkka Laakso, Congsheng Li, Riccardo Scorretti, Yoichi Sekiba, Kenichi Yamazaki, Akimasa Hirata 2023 IEEE Access

Characterizing Aptamers with Reconfigurable Chiral Plasmonic Assemblies

Yike Huang, Minh Kha Nguyen, Vu Hoang Nguyen, Jacky Loo, Arttu J. Lehtonen, Anton Kuzyk 2022 Langmuir

Special Section on Recent Advances in Simulation Techniques and Their Applications for Electronics

Atsushi Kezuka, Jun Sonoda, Yoshiaki Ando, Tuptim Angkaew, Chun Ping Chen, Yih Peng Chiou, Takuichi Hirano, Hidenori Ishibashi, Hideaki Kimura, Seiya Kishimoto, Ilkka Laakso, Amane Takei, Eng Leong Tan, Yasuhide Tsuji, Jun Shibayama 2022 IEICE Transactions on Electronics

The Effect of Inter-pulse Interval on TMS Motor Evoked Potentials in Active Muscles

Noora Matilainen, Marco Soldati, Ilkka Laakso 2022 FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE

Magneto- and electrophosphene thresholds in the retina: a dosimetry modeling study

Janita Nissi, Ilkka Laakso 2022 Physics in Medicine and Biology

DNA‐Engineered Hydrogels with Light‐Adaptive Plasmonic Responses

Joonas Ryssy, Arttu Lehtonen, Jacky Loo, Kha Nguyen, Jani Seitsonen, Yike Huang, Badri Narauanen Narasimhan, Juho Pokki, Anton Kuzyk, Sesha Manuguri 2022 Advanced Functional Materials

Nanoscale Tracking Combined with Cell-Scale Microrheology Reveals Stepwise Increases in Force Generated by Cancer Cell Protrusions

Luka Sikic, Ester Schulman, Anna Kosklin, Aashrith Saraswathibhatla, Ovijit Chaudhuri, Juho Pokki 2022 Nano Letters

Effect of Incidence Angle on the Spatial-Average of Incident Power Density Definition to Correlate Skin Temperature Rise for Millimeter Wave Exposures

Yinliang Diao, Kun Li, Kensuke Sasaki, Sachiko Kodera, Ilkka Laakso, Walid El Hajj, Akimasa Hirata 2021 IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility
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