Matti Hämäläinen

Dr.Sc. (EE)

University Researcher, Adjunct Professor (Docent)
Senior Researcher in Academy of Finland's 6Genesis Flagship Programme (6G Flagship)
Project manager, researcher
Fixed term IAS Visiting Professor at Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan (Feb 2016 - March 2018)
IEEE - Senior Member
Research interests:
Ultra wideband communications
Short range communications
Co-existence issues
Radio channel modelling
Medical ICT
Wireless sensor and body area networks

Personal Contact Information:
Address: Centre for Wireless Communications, P.O.Box 4500, FI-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
Room: TS446, Linnanmaa
Telephone: +358 294 480 000 (university's phone exchange)
E-mail: matti.hamalainen(at)

Find me also from LinkedIn and from researcher's profile at the University's page.

  • Complete list of my publications
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  • My H-index is 27 by Google Scholar (Mar 19, 2021)
  • My Google Scholar public page can be accessed from here.
  • ORCID-ID 0000-0002-6115-5255.
  • Scopus Author ID: 7102722291.
  • Editorial Contributions:
    I am a quest editor of:
  • International Journal of Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems (IJUWBCS), Special Issue on: "Applications of Ultra WideBand Technology in Healthcare". Journal is available at InderScience website.
  • IEICE Transaction on Communications, Special Section on Information and Communication Technology for Medical and Healthcare Applications in Conjunction with Main Topics of ISMICT2013.
  • International Journal of Wireless Information Networks: Special Issue in the area of Body Area Network Technology and Applications. Springer, 2017.
  • IEEE Access - Special issue on Body Area Networks, 2017.
  • International Journal of Wireless Information Networks: Special Issue on "Body Area Networks - Best papers from Bodynets 2018". Springer, 2019.
  • IEEE Access - Special issue on Body Area Networks - Bodynets 2018, 2019.
  • Sensors - Special Issue "Wireless Body Area Networks for Health Applications", MDPI, 2020.

  • I belong to the Editorial Board of
  • Annals of Telecommunications.

  • and being an Associate Editor of
  • IEEE Access,
  • the Board of Non-Conventional Communications and Networks (specialty section of Frontiers in Communications and Networks).

  • I am a Steering Committee Co-Chair of International Symposium on Medical Information and Communications System (ISMICT) and Steering Committee member of EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks (Bodynets).
    I was the General Chair of Bodynets 2018, which was held in Oulu, Finland on Oct 2-3, 2018.

    Past Events:
    The recordings of the EAI BODYNETS 2020 - 15th EAI International Conference on Body Area Networks is available at YouTube. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the physical event which supposed to be in Tallinn, Estonia, was organized virtually. This enables you to get familiar with the event. Recordind is availabe at YouTube from this link.

    Coming Events:
  • European Conference on Networks and Communications - EuCNC & 6G Summit, Virtual Conference (Porto|Portugal) - 8-11 June, 2021.
  • IEEE PIMRC 2021: IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications 2021, 13 - 16 September 2021, Helsinki, Finland.
  • The Bodynets 2021 conference will be organized in Glasgow, UK, in October 25-26, 2021.
  • 16th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology, ISMICT 2022, in May 2-4, 2022, Lincoln, NE, USA.

  • Teaching:
  • I am giving a course on Wireless Body Area Networks. Next time the lectures will be given during the spring 2022. The course will be given every other year (2018, 2020, ...). In addition to lectures and final exam, the course includes compulsory individual seminar presentations.

  • Projects:
  • Take a look to Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) H2020-MSCA-RISE-2019 ROVER project (#872752) from ROVER home page.
  • RoboMesh, Academy of Finland. Project's own website is coming ...

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