innovation

Smart Electric Systems

About the research group

The Smart Electric Systems (SES) Research Group consists of researchers in the fields of automation, electrical engineering, information technology and telecommunication engineering. The group research and develops solutions based on modern information, communication and automation technology for the needs of the energy sector as well as for other fields of society. The applications include smart grids, wireless automation systems and various solutions for well being technology and environment.

The research group includes professors, doctoral students and post-doc researchers, and it works in close cooperation with industrial companies and other universities or research institutes.

The research group is headed by Professor Kimmo Kauhaniemi.

News and events

Research projects

Project Duration Actors
Cybersecurity Curricula Recommendations for Smart Grids, CC-RSG - Smart electric systems
Research Environment for Smart Grids and Flexible Energy Resources (SGFER) + investments - VEBIC, Smart electric systems
TULEVA –Logistics and resource management of the future via ubiquitous precision positioning methods - Digital Economy, Technology and Innovations, Smart electric systems
Energy for IoT and other electrical devices (E4IoT) - Smart electric systems, Renewable energy, Technology and Innovations
Future Ready Harbour Concept – Towards Sustainable Maritime Ecosystem - VEBIC, Renewable energy, Smart electric systems, Networked value systems NeVS, Strategic business development, Management, Technology and Innovations
Cybersecurity and Resilience of Digital Energy Systems (CR-DES) - Smart electric systems
FLEXIMAR, Novel marketplace for energy flexibility - Smart electric systems, VEBIC, Marketing and Consumption Research
SolarX – Maximizing PV integration capacity in energy and power systems - Smart electric systems, VEBIC, Marketing and Consumption Research
SG Platform - Smart electric systems, VEBIC
FUSE - Smart electric systems, VEBIC

Research group members

Electrical Engineering

Kimmo Kauhaniemi
Kimmo Kauhaniemi
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8287
  • Fabriikki F467
Lauri Kumpulainen
Lauri Kumpulainen
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8606
  • Fabriikki F284
Hannu Laaksonen
Hannu Laaksonen
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8303
  • Fabriikki F471
Timo Vekara
Timo Vekara
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8325
  • Fabriikki F466
Amir Farughian
Amir Farughian
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F424
Hooman Firoozi
Hooman Firoozi
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F423
Khaled Fuad
Khaled Fuad
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402
Hossein Hafezi
Hossein Hafezi
Assistant professor, electrical engineering, smart and flexible power s

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F472
Mazaher Karimi
Mazaher Karimi
Assistant professor, electrical engineering

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8576
  • Fabriikki F468
Hosna Khajeh
Hosna Khajeh
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F423
Hussain Khan
Hussain Khan
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402
Haresh Kumar
Haresh Kumar
Grant-Funded Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402
Jagdesh Kumar
Jagdesh Kumar
Doctoral Student

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F424
Chethan Parthasarathy
Chethan Parthasarathy
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8309
  • Fabriikki F402
Naganathy Rajkumar
Naganathy Rajkumar

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
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
Muhammad Shafiq
Muhammad Shafiq
Assistant Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki Shafiq F468
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
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
Joel Songok
Joel Songok
Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8114
  • Fabriikki F291
Henrik Tarkkanen
Henrik Tarkkanen
Laboratory Engineer

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8388
  • Technobothnia TF4118
Maarit Vesapuisto
Maarit Vesapuisto
Lecturer

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8326
  • Fabriikki F470
Ran Zheng
Ran Zheng
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Electrical Engineering

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F402

Automation Technology

Jarmo Alander
Jarmo Alander
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8270
  • Fabriikki F381
Mats Björkqvist
Mats Björkqvist
Doctoral Candidate

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • Technobothnia F4107
Anza Ghaffar
Anza Ghaffar
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • Fabriikki F454
Thomas Höglund
Thomas Höglund
Doctoral Candidate

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • Fabriikki F479
Suvi Karhu
Suvi Karhu
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
Janne Koljonen
Janne Koljonen
Laboratory Engineer

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8290
  • Fabriikki F495
Timo Mantere
Timo Mantere
University Lecturer

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8298
  • Fabriikki F391
Severi Sutinen
Severi Sutinen
University Teacher

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8549
  • Fabriikki F479
Petri Välisuo
Petri Välisuo
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Automation Technology

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8330
  • Fabriikki F389

Computer Science and Telecommunications Engineering

Jani Boutellier
Jani Boutellier
Associate Professor (tenure track)

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8465
  • Fabriikki F469
Duong Dang
Duong Dang
Assistant Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8374
  • Fabriikki F382
Bahaa Eltahawy
Bahaa Eltahawy
Project Researcher

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8506
  • Fabriikki F377
Laura Havinen
Laura Havinen
University Teacher

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8525
  • Fabriikki F379
Jouni Lampinen
Jouni Lampinen
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8294
  • Fabriikki F385
Matti Linna
Matti Linna

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
Mike Mekkanen
Mike Mekkanen
Assistant Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8285
  • Fabriikki F376
Juha Miettinen
Juha Miettinen
Laboratory Engineer

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8299
  • Technobothnia TF5102
Teemu Mäenpää
Teemu Mäenpää
University Lecturer

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8301
  • Fabriikki F386
Juho-Pekka Mäkipää
Juho-Pekka Mäkipää
University Teacher

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8151
  • Fabriikki F386
Tomi Pasanen
Tomi Pasanen
University Lecturer

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8336
  • Fabriikki F387
Teemu Saari
Teemu Saari
University Teacher

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8313
  • Fabriikki F383
Ilari Vallivaara
Ilari Vallivaara
University Lecturer

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8612
  • Fabriikki F380
Tero Vartiainen
Tero Vartiainen
Professor

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8588
  • Fabriikki F384
Maarit Välisuo
Maarit Välisuo
University Teacher

School of Technology and Innovations, Computer Science

  • firstname.lastname@univaasa.fi (normalise scandinavian characters)
  • +358 29 449 8476
  • Fabriikki F389