Heikki Nieminen

Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
T314 Dept. Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Key interest: research and innovation in medical physics and biomedical engineering.

Research interests: biomedical high-intensity ultrasound applications, e.g. ultrasonic drug delivery & therapy, acoustic trapping, cancer diagnostics.

Innovation interests: new diagnostic and interventional platforms, translation of research findings into clinic via commercialization, Biodesign innovation process

Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Contact information

Phone number
+358505019280

Honors and awards

Winner of pitching competition at Y Science at Slush 2021 side event

Awarded to Auroptic Medical Oy (company established after academic project Lightopsy): Pitching event Y Science at Slush side event, category: Health and Pharma; role: team leader of Aalto Part of the Lightopsy project; co-founder of Auroptic Medical Oy.<br/><br/>https://www.aalto.fi/fi/uutiset/auroptic-medicalille-slush-voitto
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering Jan 2021

Publications

Two-stage ultrasonic atomization using a gravity-fed pre-stage

Balasubramanian Nallannan, Ilkka Nissilä, Mikko Seppänen, Henri Siljanen, Heikki J. Nieminen 2021 2021 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)

Ultrasonic actuation of a fine-needle improves biopsy yield

Emanuele Perra, Eetu Lampsijärvi, Gonçalo Barreto, Muhammad Arif, Tuomas Puranen, Edward Hæggström, Kenneth P.H. Pritzker, Heikki J. Nieminen 2021 Scientific Reports

Simulation Study of kHz Wave Modes Generated by a Wedge Embedded in Tissue

Saif Bunni, Heikki J. Nieminen 2020 IUS 2020 - International Ultrasonics Symposium, Proceedings

A novel ultrasonic haptic device induces touch sensations with potential applications in neuroscience research

Nick Hayward, Emelie Lewis, Emanuele Perra, Veikko Jousmaki, Veli Matti Saarinen, Francis McGlone, Mikko Sams, Heikki Nieminen 2020 IUS 2020 - International Ultrasonics Symposium, Proceedings

Quantifying Subresolution 3D Morphology of Bone with Clinical Computed Tomography

S. S. Karhula, M. A. J. Finnila, S. J. O. Rytky, D. M. Cooper, J. Thevenot, M. Valkealahti, K. P. H. Pritzker, M. Haapea, Antti Joukainen, P. Lehenkari, H. Kröger, R. K. Korhonen, H. J. Nieminen, S. Saarakkala 2020 Annals of Biomedical Engineering

Two-stage ultrasonic atomization of liquid using a new sprinkle approach

Balasubramanian Nallannan, Henri M.P. Siljanen, Heikki J. Nieminen 2020 IUS 2020 - International Ultrasonics Symposium, Proceedings

An ultrasonically actuated fine needle enhances biopsy sample yield

Emanuele Perra, Eetu Lampsijarvi, Goncalo Barreto, Muhammad Arif, Tuomas Puranen, Edward Haeggstrom, Kenneth P.H. Pritzker, Heikki J. Nieminen 2020 IUS 2020 - International Ultrasonics Symposium, Proceedings

Automating three-dimensional osteoarthritis histopathological grading of human osteochondral tissue using machine learning on contrast-enhanced micro-computed tomography

S. J.O. Rytky, Aleksei Tiulpin, T. Frondelius, M. A.J. Finnilä, S. S. Karhula, Janina Leino, K. P.H. Pritzker, M. Valkealahti, P. Lehenkari, Antti Joukainen, H. Kröger, H. J. Nieminen, S. Saarakkala 2020 Osteoarthritis and Cartilage

Deep-Learning for Tidemark Segmentation in Human Osteochondral Tissues Imaged with Micro-computed Tomography

Aleksei Tiulpin, Mikko Finnilä, Petri Lehenkari, Heikki J. Nieminen, Simo Saarakkala 2020 Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems - 20th International Conference, ACIVS 2020, Proceedings

Modelling aerosol transport and virus exposure with numerical simulations in relation to SARS-CoV-2 transmission by inhalation indoors

Ville Vuorinen, Mia Aarnio, Mikko Alava, Ville Alopaeus, Nina Atanasova, Mikko Auvinen, Nallannan Balasubramanian, Hadi Bordbar, Panu Erästö, Rafael Grande, Nick Hayward, Antti Hellsten, Simo Hostikka, Jyrki Hokkanen, Ossi Kaario, Aku Karvinen, Ilkka Kivistö, Marko Korhonen, Risto Kosonen, Janne Kuusela, Sami Lestinen, Erkki Laurila, Heikki J. Nieminen, Petteri Peltonen, Juho Pokki, Antti Puisto, Peter Råback, Henri Salmenjoki, Tarja Sironen, Monika Österberg 2020 Safety Science