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Taneli Riihonen wins award of signal processing technology association

The evaluation criteria for granting the award are the impact of the theses and their subsequent journal and conference publications.

Award committee chair Prof. Kostas Berberidis (left), the winner D.Sc. Taneli Riihonen, and EURASIP President Prof. Abdelhak Zoubir at the award ceremony in EUSIPCO’17.

Research Fellow Taneli Riihonen of the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics has been given the award for the best doctoral dissertation by the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP).  This ‘EURASIP Best PhD Award 2017’ includes a certificate and monetary compensation for the costs of travel to receive the prize.  The award committee, comprising experts in the field, selects 1–3 award recipients each year from among those who have completed their doctorates 3–5 years earlier.  The evaluation criteria for granting the award are the impact of the theses, their subsequent journal and conference publications, and related citations received. The certificate was presented to D.Sc. Riihonen at the annual European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO) that was held on the Greek island of Kos in the end of summer.

The research area of the winning dissertation, ‘Design and Analysis of Duplexing Modes and Forwarding Protocols for OFDM(A) Relay Links’, is signal processing in wireless communications.  This study has already brought D.Sc. Riihonen the award for the best technology dissertation of the year given by the Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland, and ‘The future is in electricity’ award given by the Ulla Tuominen foundation and the Association of Electrical Engineers in Finland for his ‘pioneering work in the development of the full-duplex data transmission technology’.

D.Sc. Riihonen’s current main position is that of an Assistant Professor at Tampere University of Technology, but he will still be working part time this autumn as a Research Fellow at the School of Electrical Engineering at Aalto University. He defended his dissertation in the summer of 2014 at Aalto University, after which he spent 14 months at Columbia University in New York City in postdoctoral research exchange.

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