Harri Saarnisaari, Ph.D.

Harri Saarnisaari received his Ph.D degree from the University of Oulu in 2000, where he has been with Centre for Wireless Communications since 1994. He is currently an adjunct professor. His research interest cover signal processing techniques like synchronization, network time synchronization, antenna arrays, signal detection. He is also involved into system design aspects. 

Currently, his research interest include remote area connectivity, especially in the Arctic areas but also globally.  He has led projects in this area focusing in connectivity problems and solution architecture, and finding societal viewpoints to the problems and benefits once connectivity problems have been solved. In 2020 he led the 6G white paper writing group about “remote area connectivity” that was published in 6G channel.com.  Harri is the chair of IEEE Finland section joint communication and information theory chapter.