Our team

Pedro Nardelli

Group Leader

PostdocS

Arun Narayanan

(2019 – ONGOING)

  • He is a researcher in Renewable Energy-based Smart Microgrids

Doctoral Students

ARTHUR SENA

(2019 – ONGOING)

  • He received the B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering and the M.Sc. degree in Teleinformatics Engineering from the Federal University of Ceará, Brazil, in 2017 and 2019, respectively.
  • From 2014 to 2015, he studied Computer Engineering as an exchange student at Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
  • He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at the School of Energy Systems at LUT University, Finland.
  • His research interests include signal processing, mobile communications systems, non-orthogonal multiple access techniques, intelligent metasurfaces, and massive MIMO.

Daniel Gutierrez

(2019 – ONGOING)

  • He received the B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Antioquia, Colombia in 2016 and the M.Sc. degree in Protection of Power Systems University of São Paulo, Brazil, in 2017.
  • From 2017 to 2019, he worked as security of operation and fault analyst for Colombia’s National electrical operator.
  • He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree at the School of Energy Systems at LUT University, Finland.
  • His research interests include predictive maintenance, power systems, microgrids, mobile communication systems and electrical protection systems.

Dick Carrillo MELGAREJO

(2018 – ONGOING)

  • He received the B.Eng. degree (Hons.) in electronics and electrical engineering from San Marcos National University, Lima, Perú, and the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2004 and 2008.
  • Between 2008 and 2018, he supported many R&D industry projects in Brazil at Nokia Institute of Technology (INdT) and Brazilian Research Center in Telecommunication (CPqD). His industrial experience is related mostly to system simulation or cellular networks for standardization purposes, development of cellular systems on rural areas to support agribusiness IoT applications based on LTE, LTE-A, LTE-A Pro cellular technologies.
  • Since 2018 he is a researcher at LUT University where he is also pursuing the Ph.D degree in electrical engineering. His research interests are mobile technologies beyond 5G, energy harvesting, intelligent meta-surfaces, cell free massive MIMO, and deep learning in communications.

Majid Hussain

(2019 – ONGOING)

  • He is a researcher at LUT University

Mehar Ullah

(2019 – ongoing)

  • He is a researcher at LUT University

Master Students

ONGOING

  • Risto Toivakka (2020 – ongoing) – with Valtra
    • Remote control of tractors via 5G
  • Juha-Jaakko Heiskari (2020 – ongoing)
    • Computing paradigms for industry: Cloud vs. Edge
  • Vesa Maki (2020 – ongoing) – with Vaisala
    • IoT for weather sensing: Communication requirements and computing paradigms
  • Joni Järvinen (2020 – ongoing) – with Empower
    • Automated diary for operational control in power systems
  • Juha Immonen (2020 – ongoing)
    • Cost-efficiency of serverless IoT
  • Sami Kuhmonen (2020 – ongoing)
    • Integrating BCI device with a robot arm for remote operation

COMPLETED

trainee

  • Victor Sopin (B.Sc. in Engineering at LUT, Summer 2020)
    • Organizing the content for new IoT course to be offered via FITech

Visitors

  • Dr. Jules Moualeu (LUT Foundation, Spring 2019)
    • Work description: Energy harvesting and physical-layer security in machine-type communications
  • Assoc. Professor Daniel Benevides da Costa (Nokia Visiting Professor, Winter 2019)
    • Work description: Energy efficiency in machine-type communications
  • Assist. Professor Renan Moioli (ee-IoT project)
    • Work description: Neuroscience-based methods for energy efficient IoT communications