Dr. Kari Kärkkäinen



Office:

  • Adjunct Professor (Docent), University Lecturer
  • Member of CWC Radio Technologies Research Unit (CWC-RT)

    Personal Data:
  • Biography
  • Date of Birth: 5.4.1960, Kiuruvesi
  • Matriculation Examination of senior high school, Kiuruveden lukio, 1979
  • Diploma Engineer [DI, M.Sc.(Tech.)] degree, University of Oulu, 1987
  • Licentiate of Technology [TkL, Lic.Sci.(Tech.)] degree, University of Oulu, 1991
  • Doctor of Technology [TkT, Dr.Sci.(Tech.)] degree, University of Oulu, 1996

    Teaching & Administration Duties:
  • Chair and Academic Coordinator of the International Master's Degree Programme in Wireless Communication Engineering (WCE)
  • Coordinator of Bachelor's Graduation & Thesis Subjects for Electrical Engineering Study Programme
  • Lectures and Exercises of Telecommunication Engineering Course (Basics of Analog and Digital Communications)
  • Lectures and Laboratory Exercises for Hands-on Course in Wireless Communication

  • Member of Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE) Degree Programme Committee
  • Tenure Track Committee Member of the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE)
  • Education Committee Vice-Member of the Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE)

    Research Interest:

  • Information and coding theories, especially complexity, information security and correlation analysis & design of pseudo-random code sequences
  • Storage of Phase-Optimized Code-Division Multiple-Access (CDMA) and Pseudo-Noise (PN) Code Sequences Available for the Purpose of Wireless Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum (DS-SS) System Simulation and Numerical Performance Analysis

    WCE Admission & Studies:

  • UO Admission Page for the International Master's Degree Programme in Wireless Communications Engineering (WCE)
  • WCE Programme Description at the Studyinfo.fi Admission Portal
  • You Can Start Your Admission Procedure to WCE Programme from here
  • Studies of Enrolled WCE Students for All Admission Groups
  • All International Master's Degree Programmes at University of Oulu
  • How to Apply WCE Programme? (Instructions & Documents Needed)

    Organization Links:
  • University of Oulu
  • Introduction to the University of Oulu
  • Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE)
  • Degree Portfolio of the ITEE Faculty
  • Centre for Wireless Communications at the ITEE Faculty
  • Communications Engineering Studies at the ITEE Faculty
  • Electrical Engineering Studies at the ITEE Faculty
  • Computer Science and Engineering Studies at the ITEE Faculty
  • Information Processing Science Studies at the ITEE Faculty
  • Faculty of Technology (TECH)

    Surroundings:
  • All Important Maps of Oulu Region
  • My home municipality Kempele since 1994.
  • City of Oulu where I studied and lived between 1979...1994, and where I still work daily
  • My place of birth Kiuruvesi where I lived between 1960...1979.


  • Finland:
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  • Lappland for Visitors
  • Northen Lights (Aurora Borealis)

    Office Hours:

  • If you wish to discuss about WCE or ECE studies, please reserve a time with e-mail to me using address to be found form Weboodi or Moodle.

    Contact Information:

  • E-mail: Kari.Karkkainen(at)oulu.fi
  • Tel(Direct): +358 29 448 2848
  • Tel(Operator): +358 29 448 0000
  • Office: Room TS440 at the 4th floor of Tietotalo building (map)
  • Street address: Erkki Koiso-Kanttilankatu 3
  • Mail address: Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Centre for Wireless Communications, Radio Technologies Research Unit (CWC-RT), P.O. Box 4500, 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
  • Internal mail stop: 9-TST-CWC-RT

     

     
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