Brief Curriculum vitae


* Doctor of Science (with distinction), Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering, 2014

o Dissertation: Integrated Circuits for Linear and Efficient Receivers

* Licentiate of Science, Tampere University of Technology, Faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering, 2012

o Thesis: "High-Q Components in Advanced RFICs"

* Doctor of Philosophy (History and sociology of religion), Åbo Akademi University, Faculty of Arts, 2011

o Dissertation: The Introduction of Mormonism to Finnish Society, 1840-1900 (Åbo: Åbo Akademi University Press, 2010)

* Master of Science (with distinction), Tampere University of Technology, Department of Information Technology, 2005

o Major: Communication circuits, Minor: Electronics

o Thesis: A Gigahertz-range High-Q VCO

* Senior High School Graduate, Pietarsaaren lukio, 1997

Language skills

* Finnish (native)

* Swedish (near-native, grew up in a bilingual family)

* English (excellent, lived in Great Britain for two years)

* Norwegian (very good reading comprehension)

* Danish (very good reading comprehension)

* German (good)

Work experience

* Senior R&D Engineer (RF/Analog IC), Nordic Semiconductor, in Turku, Finland, 2015-

* Senior Designer (RF/Analog IC), Nokia Technologies, in Espoo, Finland, and Sunnyvale, CA, USA, 2014-2015

* Research Engineer, Aalto University, Department of Micro and Nanosciences, 2011-2014

o RF CMOS receiver circuit design, analysis, and measurements

o Teaching assistantships and lecturing duties

* Senior advisor, Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council, 2010-2011

* Researcher, Tampere University of Technology, Department of Communications Engineering, 2006, 2007-2010

* Teaching associate, Tampere University of Technology, 2003-2006, 2007-2010

Teaching experience in total: Lectures >70 hours, Simulation & calculation exercises >300 h, Laboratory & measurement exercises >100 h

o Lecturer and course coordinator, Fall 2008 - Spring 2010, TLT-8017 Basic Communication Circuits I

o Course coordinator, Fall 2005, TLT-8206 Communication Circuits and Modules I

o Lab and simulation assistant, TLT-8016 Basic Analog Circuits, TLT-8106 Basic Communication Circuits, TLT-8206 Communication Circuits and Modules I

* Research assistant, Tampere University of Technology, Institute of Communications Engineering, 2002-2005


* Stipend for participation in the six-week research seminar "Mormon Thought, 1845-1890: Dealing With the Joseph Smith Legacy," 2006, Brigham Young University, USA

* Siemens - Tampere University of Technology Communications Engineering M.Sc. Thesis of the Year in 2005

* Master of Science with distinction award for thesis grade "excellent" and for high GPA, Tampere University of Technology

Service in the scientific community

* Founding member, steering group member, European Mormon Studies Association (EMSA), 2006-2013

* Reviewer of paper manuscripts

o IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits

o IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

o IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers

o IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs

o IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control

o Historiallinen Aikakauskirja (Finnish Journal of History)

o Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought

o Journal of Religion and Popular Culture


* Rollerskating

* Ham radio

* Piano playing