Erkki Ikonen

T410 Dept. Electrical Engineering and Automation

Erkki Ikonen received the M. Sc. (Tech.) and the Dr. (Tech.) degrees from the Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Technical Physics, in 1982 and 1988, respectively. Since 1995 he has been Professor of Measurement Science and Technology at Aalto University. This is a joint Professorship with the Finnish National Metrology Institute, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd since 2005.

Erkki Ikonen is a Member of the Board of Directors of EURAMET e.V. and Chairman of the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR) Committee of EURAMET during 2016-2021. He is also Vice President Technical of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE, Vienna) during the term 2015-2019.

His earlier positions include Assistant Director, Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Electrical and Communications Engineering (1989-95) and Research Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (1988-89).

Erkki Ikonen has chaired international scientific committees of several conferences arranged in Europe, US, Asia, and Australia. He is an author of 190 peer-reviewed scientific publications and over 150 conference papers. His research interests are mainly in the field of optical measurements where he has supervised 35 doctoral degrees at Aalto University.

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Working Community Award 2008

Issued by the Helsinki University of Technology to the research group of Aalto/MRI
Award or honor granted for a specific work Dept Signal Process and Acoust Jan 2008


  • Metrology Research Institute


Differential Spectral Responsivity of Solar Cells Measured with an LED Based Experimental Setup

Afsaneh Eghbali Yeldagermani, Erkki Ikonen, Petri Karha 2024 2023 Middle East and North Africa Solar Conference, MENA-SC 2023 - Proceedings

Survey of bidirectional transmittance distribution function measurement facilities by multilateral scale comparisons

Jinglin Fu, Alejandro Ferrero, Tatjana Quast, Michael Esslinger, Pablo Santafé-Gabarda, Néstor Tejedor, Joaquín Campos, Lou Gevaux, Gaël Obein, Robin Aschan, Farshid Manoocheri, Erkki Ikonen, Geiland Porrovecchio, Marek Šmíd, Ellie Molloy, Annette Koo, Søren A. Jensen, Rafael Oser, Jan Audenaert, Youri Meuret, Stefan Källberg, Iryna Gozhyk, Tobias Kraus, Alfred Schirmacher 2024 Metrologia

Recent advances and perspectives in photometry in the era of LED lighting

Erkki Ikonen 2024 Measurement Science and Technology

Spectral analysis of deviations from key comparison reference values

Kinza Maham, Vili Kosonen, Juha Peltoniemi, Petri Kärhä, Erkki Ikonen 2024 Metrologia

Characterization of PillarHall test chip structures using a reflectometry technique

Aleksandr Danilenko, Masoud Rastgou, Farshid Manoocheri, Jussi Kinnunen, Virpi Korpelainen, Antti Lassila, Erkki Ikonen 2023 Measurement Science and Technology

Sensitive Detection of Metal Concentrations in Aqueous Solution Using Real-Time Micro-Plasma Emission Spectroscopy

Sudatta Das, Kalle Blomberg von der Geest, Ari Mäkinen, Aappo Roos, Erkki Ikonen, Toni Laurila 2023 Analytical Letters

Development of primary reference facilities and measurement comparison of standard artifacts for the bidirectional transmittance distribution function

J. Fu, T. Quast, E. Velke, M. Esslinger, M. Pastuschek, A. Schirmacher, R. Aschan, F. Manoocheri, E. Ikonen 2023 Review of Scientific Instruments

Cantilever-based photoacoustic sensor for terahertz range

Erkki Ikonen, Sucheta Sharma, Mohsen Ahmadi, Jussi Rossi, Markku Vainio, Zhipei Sun, Andreas Steiger 2023 Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

Cantilever-Enhanced Photoacoustic Detector for Black and Brown Carbon

Juho Karhu, Joel Kuula, Tommi Mikkonen, Matthew Ward, Aki Virkkula, Erkki Ikonen, Tuomas Hieta, Hilkka Timonen, Markku Vainio 2023

Impact ionization in silicon at low charge-carrier energies

Mikhail Korpusenko, Anna Vaskuri, Farshid Manoocheri, Erkki Ikonen 2023 AIP Advances