Jaan Praks

Assistant Professor

Research outputs

  1. 2015
  2. Published

    Agile Development and Testing Approach and Results for the Aalto Series Nanosatellites

    Tikka, T., Kestilä, A., Riwanto, B., Jovanovic, N. & Praks, J., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  3. Published

    Atmospheric Drag, Occultation ‘N’ Ionospheric Scintillation (ADONIS) mission proposal

    Hettrich, S., Kempf, Y., Perakis, N., Górski, J., Edl, M., Urbár, J., Dósa, M., Gini, F., Roberts, O. W., Schindler, S. & 7 others, Schemmer, M., Steenari, D., Joldžic, N., Glesnes Ødegaard, L-K., Sarria, D., Volwerk, M. & Praks, J., 2015, In : JOURNAL OF SPACE WEATHER AND SPACE CLIMATE. 5, p. A2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Calibration and Testing of Aalto-1 Attitude Determination and Control System

    Riwanto, B., Tikka, T., Kestilä, A., Jovanovic, N. & Praks, J., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  5. Published

    Combining TanDEM-X and Landsat 8 data for improved mapping of forest biomass

    Antropov, O., Rauste, Y., Häme, T. & Praks, J., 2015, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS'15), IEEE, Milano, Italy, July 26-31, 2015. p. 3862-3865

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  6. Published

    Earth Observation mission built by a student community

    Praks, J., Kestilä, A., Tikka, T. & Hallikainen, M., 2015.

    Research output: Working paperProfessional

  7. Published
  8. Published

    Multifrequency microwave radiometry of snow on lake ice: Observations and simulations

    Hallikainen, M., Lemmetyinen, J., Vaaja, M., Seppänen, J. & Praks, J., 2015, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS'15), IEEE, Milano, Italy, July 26-31, 2015. p. 4041-4044

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  9. Published

    Online documentation approach for assisted system engineering and assessment in student projects

    Praks, J., Tikka, T., Kestilä, A. & Hieta, M., 2015, Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON 2015), IEEE, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia, March 18-20, 2015. p. 608-611

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  10. Published

    Remote-sensing CubeSat Concepts for Mineral Composition Detection in Interplanetary Space

    Tikka, T., Näsilä, A., Kestilä, A., Kohout, T., Muinonen, K., Viherkanto, K., Praks, J. & Kallio, E., 2015.

    Research output: Working paperProfessional

  11. Published

    Seasonal Differences in Forest Height Estimation From Interferometric TanDEM-X Coherence Data

    Olesk, A., Voormansik, K., Vain, A., Noorma, M. & Praks, J., 2015, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 8, 12, p. 5565-5572

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Seasonal effects on the estimation of height of boreal and deciduous forests from interferometric TanDEM-X coherence data

    Olesk, A., Voormansik, K., Tamm, T., Noorma, M. & Praks, J., 2015, Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications VI: Proceedings of SPIE. Michel, U., Schulz, K., Ehlers, M., Nikolakopoulos, K. G. & Civco, D. (eds.). p. 1-8 964406. (SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. Proceedings; vol. 9644 ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  13. Published

    Sentinel-1 for urban area monitoring - Analysing local-area statistics and interferometric coherence methods for buildings' detection

    Koppel, K., Zalite, K., Sisas, A., Voormansik, K., Praks, J. & Noorma, M., 2015, International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS'15), IEEE, Milano, Italy, July 26-31, 2015. p. 1175-1178

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  14. Published

    TanDEM-X InSAR time series data in forest cover mapping in boreal zone

    Antropov, O., Rauste, Y., Häme, T. & Praks, J., 2015.

    Research output: Working paperProfessional

  15. Published
  16. 2014
  17. Published

    Accommodating the plasma brake experiment on-board the Aalto-1 satellite

    Khurshid, O., Tikka, T., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2014, In : Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences. 63, 2S, p. 258-266

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Flood Mapping With TerraSAR-X in Forested Regions in Estonia

    Voormansik, K., Praks, J., Antropov, O., Jagomagi, J. & Zalite, K., 2014, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 7, 2, p. 562-577

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Land cover and soil type mapping from spaceborne PolSAR data at L-band with probabilistic neural network

    Antropov, O., Rauste, Y., Astola, H., Praks, J., Häme, T. & Hallikainen, M., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52, 9, p. 5256-5270

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Recent advances in microwave radiometry of snow on lake ice

    Hallikainen, M., Vaaja, M., Seppänen, J. & Praks, J., 2014, XXXI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI); Beijing, China; 17-23 August 2014. p. File F.01.4.pdf

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  21. Published

    Towards detecting mowing of agricultural grasslands from multi-temporal COSMO-SkyMed data

    Zalite, K., Voormansik, K., Praks, J., Antropov, O. & Noorma, M., 2014, 2014 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS'14), Quebec City, QC, 13-18 July 2014. IEEE, p. 5076-5079 (IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing IGARSS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  22. 2013
  23. Published

    Aalto-1 nanosatellite Technical description and mission objectives

    Kestilä, A., Tikka, T., Peitso, P., Rantanen, J., Näsilä, A., Nordling, K., Saari, H., Vainio, R., Janhunen, P., Praks, J. & 1 others, Hallikainen, M., 2013, In : Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems. 2, 1, p. 121-130

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Aalto-1 remote sensing campaign

    Kestilä, A., Rantanen, J., Peitso, P., Krooks, A., Julin, A., Saari, H., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2013, XXXIII Finnish URSI Convention on Radio Science and SMARAD Seminar, Espoo, Finland, April 24-25, 2013. Wallén, H. & Sihvola, A. (eds.). Espoo, Finland: Aalto University, p. 143-146 (Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY; vol. 2013, no. 8).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  25. Published

    Design and Manufacturing Process of Aalto-1 Solar Panels

    Finnholm, J., Hemmo, J. & Praks, J., 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientific

  26. Published

    Design of a reliable OBC for Aalto-1 nanosatellite mission

    Razzaghi, E., Yanes, A., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2013, 2nd IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop, Rome, Italy, February 3-9, 2013. Rome, Italy, p. 447-460

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  27. Published

    Design of high data rate, low power and efficient S-band transmitter for Aalto-1 nanosatellite mission

    Jussila, J., Ben Cheikh, S., Holopainen, J., Lankinen, M., Kestilä, A., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2013, 2nd IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop, Rome, Italy, February 3-9, 2013. Rome, Italy, p. 811-829

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  28. Published

    Microwave sensor and nanosatellite research at Aalto University

    Hallikainen, M., Kainulainen, J., Praks, J. & Vaaja, M., 2013, URSI Commission F Microwave Signatures 2013, Espoo, Finland, October 28-31, 2013. Praks, J., Hallikainen, M., Kainulainen, J., Vaaja, M. & Seppänen, J. (eds.). Espoo, Finland: Aalto ARTS Books, p. 39

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  29. Published

    New inversion approach for robust stem-volume retrieval from L-band SAR measurements with semi-empirical boreal forest model

    Antropov, O., Rauste, Y., Praks, J., Hallikainen, M. & Häme, T., 2013, XXXIII Finnish URSI Convention on Radio Science and SMARAD Seminar, Espoo, Finland, April 24-25, 2013. Wallén, H. & Sihvola, A. (eds.). Espoo, Finland, p. 111-114

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  30. Published

    On forest height retrieval from spaceborne X-band interferometric SAR images under variable seasonal conditions

    Praks, J., Demirpolat, C., Atropov, O. & Hallikainen, M., 2013, XXXIII Finnish URSI Convention on Radio Science and SMARAD Seminar, Espoo, Finland, April 24-25, 2013. Wallén, H. & Sihvola, A. (eds.). Espoo, Finland, p. 115-118

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  31. Published

    Temporal variability of X-band extinction coefficient in boreal forest

    Praks, J., Antropov, O. & Hallikainen, M., 2013, URSI Commission F Microwave Signatures 2013, Espoo, Finland, October 28-31, 2013. Praks, J., Hallikainen, M., Kainulainen, J., Vaaja, M. & Seppänen, J. (eds.). Espoo, Finland, p. 110

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  32. Published

    URSI Commission F Microwave Signatures 2013 - Specialist Symposium on Microwave Remote Sensing of the Earth, Oceans, and Atmosphere, 28-31 October 2013 in Espoo, Finland

    Praks, J. (ed.), Hallikainen, M. (ed.), Kainulainen, J. (ed.), Vaaja, M. (ed.) & Seppänen, J. (ed.), 2013, Aalto University. 141 p. (Aalto University publication series SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY; vol. 2013, no. 23)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  33. 2012
  34. Published

    Aalto-1, a Finnish hyperspectral remote-sensing nanosatellite: Current progress

    Kestilä, A., Näsilä, A., Modrzewski, R., Komu, M., Yanes, A., Nikkanen, T., Hakkarainen, A., Tikka, T., Praks, J., Hallikainen, M. & 4 others, Saari, H., Antila, J., Vainio, R. & Janhunen, P., 2012, 4th European CubeSat Symposium, Brussels, Belgium, 30 January 1 February, 2012. Brussels, Belgium, p. 46

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  35. Published

    Aalto-1 nanosatellite Building space technology and education in Finland

    Praks, J., Kestilä, A., Komu, M., Lan, S., Khurshid, O., Sami, O., Tikka, T., Oksman, M., Näsilä, A., Hallikainen, M. & 4 others, Pulkkinen, T., Saari, H., Janhunen, P. & Vainio, R., 2012, Physics Days 2012, 46th Annual Meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, Joensuu, Finland, March 13-15, 2012. Joensuu, Finland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  36. Published

    Aalto student satellite series as a platform for innovative space technology research

    Praks, J., Kestilä, A. & Hallikainen, M., 2012, Space Economy in the Multipolar World 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania, 28-29 November 2012. Vilnius, Lithuania

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  37. Published

    A mechanical structure concept for 3U CubeSat nanosatellite

    Nordling, K., Lahen, N., Hakkarainen, A., Kestilä, A., Näsilä, A., Komu, M., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2012, 4th European CubeSat Symposium, Brussels, Belgium, 30 January 1 February, 2012. Brussels, Belgium, p. 129

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  38. Published

    Attitude dynamics analysis of Aalto-1 satellite during de-orbiting experiment with plasma brake

    Khurshid, O., Janhunen, P., Buhl, M., Visala, A., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2012, 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Naples, Italy, October 1-5, 2012. Naples, Italy, p. 8

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  39. Published

    Boreal forest tree height estimation from interferometric Tandem-X images

    Praks, J., Hallikainen, M., Antropov, O. & Molina Hurtado, D., 2012, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2012), München, Germany, July 22-27, 2012. München, Germany, p. 1262-1265

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  40. Published

    Development of tracking system for satellite ground station

    Winter, E., Dahl, J., Nordling, K., Praks, J., Kiviluoma, P. & Kuosmanen, P., 2012, 8th International Conference of DAAAM Baltic Industrial Engineering, 19-21st April 2012, Tallinn, Estonia. Otto, T. (ed.). Tallinna: DAAAM Baltic, p. 380-385

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  41. Published

    Highly directional patch antenna for CubeSat applications

    Modrzewski, R., Holopainen, J., Praks, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2012, 4th European CubeSat Symposium, Brussels, Belgium, 30 January 1 February, 2012. Brussels, Belgium, p. 70

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  42. Published
  43. Published

    Miniature spectral imager for the Aalto-1 nanosatellite

    Näsilä, A., Saari, H., Antila, J., Mannila, R., Kestilä, A., Praks, J., Salo, H. & Hallikainen, M., 2012, 4th European CubeSat Symposium, Brussels, Belgium, 30 January 1 February, 2012. Brussels, Belgium, p. 24

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  44. Published

    Mission and science operations of Aalto-1 a remote sensing CubeSat with a deorbiting device

    Kestilä, A., Praks, J., Näsilä, A., Hallikainen, M., Saari, H., Janhunen, P. & Vainio, R., 2012, Small Satellites Systems and Services - The 4S Symposium 2012, Portorož, Slovenia, 4 - 8 June 2012.. Portorož, Slovenia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  45. Published

    Morphological database of Paris for atmospheric modeling purposes

    Tack, A., Koskinen, J., Hellsten, A., Sievinen, P., Esau, I., Praks, J., Kukkonen, J. & Hallikainen, M., 2012, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 5, 6, p. 1803-1810

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Peatland delineation under forest canopy with PolSAR data using model based decomposition technique

    Antropov, O., Rauste, Y., Praks, J., Hallikainen, M. & Häme, T., 2012, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS 2012), München, Germany, July 22-27, 2012. München, Germany, p. 4918-4921 (IEEE International Symposium on Geoscience and Remote Sensing IGARSS).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  47. Published

    Radar Engineering and Radar Meteorology Education partnership between Colorado State University, Aalto University, and University of Helsinki: An experiment in content delivery and pedagogy

    Chandra, C. V., Praks, J., Sihvola, A., Pulkkinen, T. & Moisseev, D., 2012, The International Conference on Engineering Education 2012 (ICEE 2012), Turku, Finland, July 30th - August 3rd, 2012. Björkqvist, J., Laakso, M-J., Roslöf, J., Tuohi, R. & Virtanen, S. (eds.). Turku: Turku University of Applied Sciences, p. 482-486

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

  48. Published

    Radar polarimetry and interferometry for remote sensing of boreal forest

    Praks, J., 2012, Aalto University. 167 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

  49. Published

    SAR interferometry for atmospheric modeling and risk assessment in Urban environment

    Tack, A., Praks, J., Sievinen, P. & Hellsten, A., 2012, EUSAR 2012; 9th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Vol. 2012-April. p. 58-61 4 p. 06216944

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  50. 2011
  51. Published

    Aalto-1 A hyperspectral Earth observing nanosatellite

    Näsilä, A., Hakkarainen, A., Kestilä, A., Nordling, K., Modrzewski, R., Praks, J., Hallikainen, M., Saari, H., Antila, J., Mannila, R. & 2 others, Janhunen, P. & Vainio, R., 2011, SPIE Remote Sensing, Prague; Czech Republic, September 19-22, 2011. Prague, p. 1-7

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  52. Published

    Aalto-1 An experimental nanosatellite for hyperspectral remote sensing

    Praks, J., Kestilä, A., Hallikainen, M., Saari, H., Antila, J., Janhunen, P. & Vainio, R., 2011, 2011 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, July 25-29, 2011. Vancouver, p. 4367-4370

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  53. Published

    Aalto-1: Multi-payload, remote sensing nanosatellite mission

    Praks, J., Kestilä, A., Komu, M., Saleem, Z., Jussila, J., Hakkarainen, A., Näsilä, A., Lankinen, M., Amzil, K. & Hallikainen, M., 2011, First IAA conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop, Rome, January 24-29, 2011. Rome, p. 1-6

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  54. Published

    Electric solar wind sail propulsion system development

    Janhunen, P., Toivanen, P., Merikallio, S., Polkko, J., Häggström, E., Seppänen, H., Kurppa, R., Ukkonen, J., Ylitalo, T., Kiprich, S. & 29 others, Koivisto, H., Kalvas, T., Tarvainen, O., Kauppinen, J., Thornell, G., Kratz, H., Sundqvist, J., Grönland, T-A., Johansson, H., Rangsten, P., Vinterhav, E., Noorma, M., Envall, J., Latt, S., Allik, V., Voormansik, K., Kvell, U., Lebreton, J-P., Hallikainen, M., Praks, J., Kromer, O., Rosta, R., Salminen, P., Mengali, G., Quarta, A., Aliasi, G., Marcuccio, S., Pergola, P. & Giusti, N., 2011, 32nd International Electric Propulsion Conference, Wiesbaden, Germany, September 11-15, 2011. Wiesbaden, p. 1-3

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  55. Published

    Enhancing interdisciplinarity in space technology education

    Keltikangas, K., Nikoskinen, K. & Praks, J., 2011, University Teaching as a Scholarship?, Tartu, Estonia, January 24.-26., 2011. Archimedes, P. (ed.). Tartu, Estonia: Primus Archimedes

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

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