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IQT Nordics Update: VTT Research Manager Pekka Pursula is a 2024 Speaker

Pekka Pursula, Research Manager at VTT, will speak at the 2024 IQT Nordics Conference in Helsinki in June.
By Kenna Hughes-Castleberry posted 28 Feb 2024

For the upcoming IQT Nordics conference, Pekka Pursula, a Research Team Leader at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, is poised to bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the event. With over a decade dedicated to developing short-range wireless sensor systems and subsystems tailored for industrial applications, Pursula’s expertise lies at the intersection of practical technology implementation and cutting-edge research. His comprehensive background encompasses the execution of complex research projects and the management aspects, ensuring that theoretical advancements translate into viable, real-world applications.

Pursula’s work at VTT focuses on a multidisciplinary approach, bridging sensor physics, wireless communication, and millimeter wave system integration. This holistic perspective is crucial for developing systems that leverage the latest technological advancements and are fine-tuned to meet the specific needs of various applications. His interest in integrating diverse technologies into cohesive systems underscores the potential for innovation in wireless sensor networks, particularly in industrial automation and efficiency.

At VTT, Pursula leads a team dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what is possible with short-range wireless sensors, exploring new paradigms in sensor technology and communication methods. This includes harnessing millimeter wave technology, which promises higher data rates and capacity, a critical factor in the burgeoning area of the Internet of Things (IoT) and other data-intensive applications.

During the IQT Nordics conference, Pursula is expected to share valuable insights into the latest trends and challenges in developing wireless sensor systems for industrial applications. His presentation will likely cover the intricacies of sensor physics, the evolving landscape of wireless communication technologies, and the practical considerations in system integration to ensure optimal performance in specific industrial contexts, using his work at VTT as an example. Attendees will benefit from his deep understanding of melding various technological components into a seamless system that addresses the practical concerns of the industry.

IQT Nordics/Helsinki, June 24-26, Aalto University, Dipoli Building, Helsinki
The second annual Nordics conference partners with Bluefors, Business Finland, The Finnish Quantum Institute, and VTT and will focus on real-world quantum technology applications.

Register for the IQT Nordics Conference here.

Categories: Conference, networks, quantum computing

Tags: IQT Nordics, Pekka Pursula, VTT

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