Riku Jäntti

Professor, Head of Department

Research units & titles

Artistic and research interests

Riku Jäntti is an Associate Professor (tenured) in Communications Engineering and the head of the department of Communications and Networking at Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, Finland. He received his M.Sc (with distinction) in Electrical Engineering in 1997 and D.Sc (with distinction) in Automation and Systems Technology in 2001, both from Helsinki University of Technology (TKK). Prior to joining Aalto (formerly known as TKK) in August 2006, he was professor pro tem at the Department of Computer Science, University of Vaasa. Prof. Jäntti is a senior member of IEEE and associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is also IEEE VTS Distinguished Lecturer (Class 2016). The research interests of Prof. Jäntti include radio resource control  and optimization for machine type communications, Cloud based Radio Access Networksspectrum and co-existence management, quantum communications and RF Inference.


Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Technology), Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology), Automation Engineering, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Technology), Electrical Engineering, Teknillinen korkeakoulu


  • Radio resouce management, Cognitive radio, Wireless Communications, Communications engineering, 5G, Machine type communications, Cloud Radio Access Networks

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