Mikko Uusitalo Ph.D.

Uusitalo, Mikko
Position Department / Business Unit
Principal Member of Research Staff
Institution Disciplines
Nokia Research Center Electronics
City State / Provence
Country Website
Finland
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With the beginning of 2007, Dr. Uusitalo is working as Principal Member of Research Staff in Nano Systems research in Finland.

Mikko Uusitalo started with Nokia Research Center in June 2000 working as the Manager of Research Cooperation. In 2004, he changed positions to be the Head of International Cooperation for NRC. During 2004-2006 he was also chairing the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF).

Before joining Nokia and Nokia Research Center, he worked for the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation as a Technology Expert (March 1999 – June 2000); Picker Nordstar Inc., Finland, as an R&D Physicist, (Mar 1997 - Mar 1999); and as a Scientist at the Low Temperatures Laboratory at the Helsinki University of Technology (October 1993 – March 1997).

Education

1993 to 1997, Doctor of Technology (technical physics), Helsinki University of Technology; 1989 to 1993, Master of Science (technical physics), Helsinki University of Technology; 1998 to 2003, Bachelor of Science, Helsinki School of Economics (HKKK)

Career Highlights

Panel chairing and organizing responsibilities
Co-chair of panels, IEEE PIMRC 2006, Helsinki, Finland, Sept 2006.
Chair and Organizer of panel, IEEE PIMRC 2006, Helsinki, Finland, Sept 2006.
Chair and Organizer of panel, IEEE ICC 2006, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2006.
Panelist, WWI-MOCCA event, Shanghai, China 20.10.2005.
Chair and Organizer of panel, IWS 2005, Alborg, Denmark, Sept 2005.
Chair and Organizer of panel, IST Summit, Dresden, Germany, June 2005.
Chair and Organizer of panel, IEEE Globecom, San Fransisco, Dec 2003.

Panel memberships
Panelist, IEEE PIMRC 2005, Berlin, Germany, Sept 2005.
Panelist, IEEE ICC 2005, Soul, Korea, May 2005.
Panelist, IEEE ICC 2004, Paris, France, June 2004.
Panelist, IEEE VTC 2004, Milan, Italy, May 2004.

Memberships in technical program committees
WPMC 2007, Jaipur, India, Dec 2007.
IEEE PIMRC 2007, Athens, Greece, Sept 2007.
IEEE PIMRC 2006, Helsinki, Finland, Sept 2006.
ISWC06, Valencia, Spain, Sept 2006.
IST Summit, Dresden, Germany, June 2005.
IST 99, Helsinki, Finland, Nov 1999.

Editorships
Editor, WWRF Book on "Technologies for the Wireless Future", Chapters 1-2, Volume 2, 2006.
Editor, WWRF Book on "Technologies for the Wireless Future", Chapter 1, 2004.
Editor, IEEE Communications Magazine theme issue "WWRF Visions and Research Challenges for the Wireless Future", Vol 42 No. 9, September 2004.
Editor, The Book of Visions 2001 of the Wireless World Research Forum.
Editor, The Book of Visions 2000 of the Wireless Strategic Initiative.

Responsible positions
Representative of Nokia, EICTA committee on research&development, 2000-2006.
Chair, EICTA issue group on EU Framework programme, 2002-2003.
Member, Tekes national strategy group in Information Society Technologies, 1999-2006.
Representative of Finland in expert role, IST Committee, 1999-2000.
Founding member and Nokia representative, EUREKA CELTIC core group, 2003-2005.
Member, EUREKA ITEA board support group, 2000-2003
Chair, Wireless World Research Forum, 2004-2006.
Chair, Vision Committee of Wireless World Research Forum, 2003-2006.
Member of the board, Wireless World Research Forum, 2001-2006.
Founder and first president, Medical Technology Club PLÄTTY, Helsinki University of Technology, 1993.
Vice president, PIK ry, the biggest aviation club in Finland, 1998.
Representative of Finland in Chemistry Olympics in 1989.
Member of the board, Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, 1994-1995.
Membre de Comité directeur de l' Association Franco-finlandaise pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique 2006-.

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