Prof. Andrei Gurtov

Andrei Gurtov

  • Contact information:
  • Mail address: P.O. Box 4500, FIN-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
  • Street address: Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu 3
  • Room: TS403
  • E-mail:
  • Telephone: + 358 (0)294 487614
  • GSM: + 358 40 5963729
  • Fax: + 358 8 553 7615


    Andrei Gurtov received M.Sc (2000) and Ph.D. (2004) degrees in Computer Science from the University of Helsinki, Finland and M.Sc. (2001) in Applied Mathematics from Russia. He was appointed a Professor at University of Oulu in the area of Wireless Internet in December 2009. He is also a Principal Scientist (on leave currently) leading the Networking Research group at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology. He is an adjunct professor at the Aalto University and University of Helsinki. In 2000-2004, he was a senior researcher at Sonera Finland. In 2003-2005, he was a visiting researcher in the International Computer Science Institute at Berkeley, USA. In 2004, he was a consultant at the Ericsson NomadicLab.
    At Internet Engineering Task Force, Dr. Gurtov co-chaired the Host Identity Protocol Research Group (2005-2012) and co-authored six RFCs. He supervised four PhD and 20 Master's theses. He is a senior member of IEEE and received the best paper award at IEEE Globecom'11. Dr. Gurtov is a co-author of over 100 publications including two books, research papers, and patents. His publications received more than 1000 citations according to Google Scholar.

  • Research Interests:
    Network security, peer-to-peer systems, transport protocols, mobile communication systems, and game theory.

    Current and Recent Projects:

    See the project descriptions

    Publications & CV:

    List of publications
    Curriculum Vitae

  • Teaching:
  • Cryptography and Network Security (521340S) as part of the course Modern Topics in Telecommunications and Radio Engineering (521318S)

  • Positions of Scientific Trusts:
  • Board member of Future Internet Graduate School (FIGS).
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