Software Defined Mobile Networks

Prof. Mika Ylianttila

Mika Ylianttila

Contact information:

Address: Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 3, P.O. Box 4500,
FIN-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
Room: TS444
GSM: + 358 40 535 0505
Fax: + +358 8 553 2845


Mika Ylianttila is a full-time professor at the Centre for Wireless Communications (CWC), at the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE). Previously he was the director of the Center for Internet Excellence (2012-2015) and associate director of the MediaTeam research group (2009-2011), and professor (pro tem) in Information networks (2005-2010). He is also adjunct professor in Computer Science and Engineering (since 2007). He received his doctoral degree on Communications Engineering at the University of Oulu in 2005. He has co-authored more than 100 international peer-reviewed articles on broadband communications networks and systems, including aspects on wireless security, mobility management, distributed systems and novel applications. He has supervised 7 doctoral theses and more than 70 masters theses. He was a visiting researcher at Center for Wireless Information Network Studies (CWINS), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, and Internet Real Time Lab (IRT), Columbia University, New York, USA. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, and Editor in Wireless Networks journal.

Research Interests:

Broadband Communications Networks and Systems, SDN, 5G applications and services, IoT security

Publications & CV:

List of publications
Curriculum Vitae
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