VEBIC Contact information

VEBIC team and research fellows

VEBIC staff

Director

Suvi Karirinne
Suvi Karirinne
Director

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8284
  • Fabriikki F279

Research programme leaders

Suvi Karirinne
Suvi Karirinne
Director

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8284
  • Fabriikki F279
Karita Luokkanen-Rabetino
Karita Luokkanen-Rabetino
Research Programme Manager

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8183
  • Fabriikki F280

Project / Research managers

Päivi Haapalainen
Päivi Haapalainen
Project Manager

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8475
Ari Haapanen
Ari Haapanen
Project Manager

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8210
  • Fabriikki F288
Merja Kangasjärvi
Merja Kangasjärvi
Development Manager

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8205
  • Fabriikki F280
Jouni Kannonlahti
Jouni Kannonlahti
Project Manager

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8365
  • Fabriikki F279
Harri Lehtinen
Harri Lehtinen
Project Manager

Levón Institute

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8071
  • Konttori K213
Virpi Lehtinen
Virpi Lehtinen
Project Researcher

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8587
  • Fabriikki F291

Supporting staff

Rathan Alagirisamy
Rathan Alagirisamy
Project Coordinator

Digital Economy

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8158
  • Fabriikki F463
Bening Mayanti
Bening Mayanti
Project Researcher

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8129
  • Fabriikki F291
Laura Mettinen
Laura Mettinen
Research Assistant

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8575
Aino Myllykangas
Aino Myllykangas
Project Researcher

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8554
  • Fabriikki F280
Jyri Nieminen
Jyri Nieminen
Programmer

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8263
  • Fabriikki F288
Pekka Peura
Pekka Peura
Senior Advisor

VEBIC

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8206
  • Fabriikki F288
Giovanna Pinilla De La Cruz
Giovanna Pinilla De La Cruz
Grant-Funded Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Production

  • giovanna.pinilla.de.la.cruz
  • +358 29 449 8126
  • Fabriikki F291

Research volume

Tenure track professors

Xiaoshu Lu
Xiaoshu Lu
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • lu.xiaoshu
  • +358 29 449 8520
  • Fabriikki F212A
Maciej Mikulski
Maciej Mikulski
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8591
  • Fabriikki F212B
Rodrigo Rabetino Sabugo
Rodrigo Rabetino Sabugo
Apulaisprofessori, strategic management

School of Management, Strategic Management

  • rodrigo.rabetino.sabugo
  • +358 29 449 8451
  • Tervahovi C318
Jaana Rahko
Jaana Rahko
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

School of Accounting and Finance, Economics

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8505
  • Tervahovi D231
Miadreza Shafiekhah
Miadreza Shafiekhah
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8534
  • Fabriikki F474

Smart Grids

Kimmo Kauhaniemi
Kimmo Kauhaniemi
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8287
  • Fabriikki F467
Muhammad Shafiq
Muhammad Shafiq
Assistant Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki Shafiq F468
Katja Sirviö
Katja Sirviö
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8324
  • Fabriikki F284
Aushiq Memon
Aushiq Memon


  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
Amir Farughian
Amir Farughian
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F424
Jagdesh Kumar
Jagdesh Kumar
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F424
Haresh Kumar
Haresh Kumar
Grant-Funded Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402
Khaled Fuad
Khaled Fuad
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402

Flexible Energy Resources

Hannu Laaksonen
Hannu Laaksonen
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8303
  • Fabriikki F471
Miadreza Shafiekhah
Miadreza Shafiekhah
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8534
  • Fabriikki F474
Lauri Kumpulainen
Lauri Kumpulainen
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8606
  • Fabriikki F284
Chethan Parthasarathy
Chethan Parthasarathy
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8309
  • Fabriikki F402
Hosna Khajeh
Hosna Khajeh
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F423
Ran Zheng
Ran Zheng
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402
Joel Songok
Joel Songok
Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8114
  • Fabriikki F291
Mahdi Shahparasti
Mahdi Shahparasti
Assistant Professor, power electronic applications in smart grids

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8547
  • Fabriikki F465

Fuels and Engines

Saana Hautala
Saana Hautala
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8256
  • VEBIC V311
Michaela Hissa
Michaela Hissa
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8334
  • VEBIC V110
Vilja Lehtonen
Vilja Lehtonen
Research Assistant

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F281
Maciej Mikulski
Maciej Mikulski
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8591
  • Fabriikki F212B
Seppo Niemi
Seppo Niemi
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8304
  • Fabriikki F285
Carolin Nuortila
Carolin Nuortila
Assistant Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8244
  • Fabriikki F283
Lauri Nyystilä
Lauri Nyystilä
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8439
  • Fabriikki F214
Teemu Ovaska
Teemu Ovaska
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8161
  • Fabriikki F212C
Katriina Sirviö
Katriina Sirviö
Senior Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8616
  • VEBIC V313
Kirsi Spoof-Tuomi
Kirsi Spoof-Tuomi
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8322
  • Vaasa Energy Business Innovation Centre V311
Xiaoguo Storm
Xiaoguo Storm
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8486
  • Fabriikki F281
Emma Söderäng
Emma Söderäng
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Energy Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8425

Social Science

Arto Ojala
Arto Ojala
Professor

School of Marketing and Communication, International Business

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8544
  • Tervahovi B302
Arto Rajala
Arto Rajala
Professor in Marketing

School of Marketing and Communication, Marketing

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8141
  • Tervahovi B309
Rodrigo Rabetino Sabugo
Rodrigo Rabetino Sabugo
Apulaisprofessori, strategic management

School of Management, Strategic Management

  • rodrigo.rabetino.sabugo
  • +358 29 449 8451
  • Tervahovi C318
Jaana Rahko
Jaana Rahko
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

School of Accounting and Finance, Economics

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8505
  • Tervahovi D231
Petra Berg
Petra Berg
Researcher

School of Marketing and Communication, Marketing

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8600
  • Tervahovi C214
Rumy Narayan
Rumy Narayan
Doctoral Student

School of Management, Strategic Management

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Tervahovi D303
Erwan Mouazan
Erwan Mouazan
Researcher

School of Marketing and Communication, Marketing

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Tervahovi A336