Timo O. Korhonen

Adj. Prof., DTech.

Department of Social Research

University of Helsinki


Current research areas

Service development process and methods: usability design, techno-economics, virtual organizations, quality systems; Telecommunication systems and technology: optical and radio communications


Research projects

         PRECIOUS 2013-2016 (PREventive Care Infrastructure based On Ubiquitous Sensing)

         CHI-FIN UBI-SERV 2009-2011(User-centric Design of Ubiquitous

Welfare and Safety Services and Supporting Technologies for China and

Finland ) project leader in Comnet

         WOMEQUAL 2006-2007 (Web-community for Women Equality) project leader in Communications Lab.

         LED/PLC 2003-2006 (Modular LED-PLC Lighting System) project leader in Communications Lab.

         SYTE 1999-2002 (System Technologies for Future Telecommunications)

         ACCESS 1999-2000 (Architectures of Access Networks)


Teaching topics

         S-72.1510 Human Centric Telecommunications

         S-72.2510 User Centric Design of Telecommunication Services

         S-72.3510 Product Development of Telecommunication Systems

         S-72.1130 Telecommunication Systems

         S-72 1140 Transmission Methods in Telecommunication Systems


Other activities

         Editorial board: International Journal of Communication Systems

         Reviewer: IEE Communications Proceedings, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Wireless Personal Communications, IEE Electronics Letters, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications

         Technical Program Committees: TPC Chair: International Workshop on Ubiquitous Healthcare and Supporting Technologies 2010 (UBI-HEALTH10) Shanghai 31st May 2nd June ,2010; Finnish Wireless Communications Workshop 2002 (FWCW02) Helsinki, TPC Vice Chair: International Conference on Communications 2001 (ICC01), Helsinki



For further information: CV, list of publication, supervised / instructed thesis works