Section Officers

The following IEEE Finland section officers were elected for the period 2020-2021:


Dmitry Petrov

Nokia Bell Labs

Dmitry Petrov is a senior researcher at Nokia Bell Labs, Finland. Dmitry graduated from the Physical faculty in 2007 and received his Ph.D. degree (2010) at M.V. Lomonosov Moscow state university. He got his second Ph.D. degree (2012) and the title of adjunct professor in wireless networking technologies (2016) from the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The main areas of scientific interests for Dr. Petrov are modelling of wireless networks, application of ML-based techniques, and innovation in technology.

Vice Chair

Arttu Ollikkala

 Neles Finland Oy

Past Chair

Toni Mattila

Business Finland


Jenni Rekola


Jenni Rekola has been graduated PhD from Tampere University of Technology 2015. She works as a research engineer in Sandvik concentrating to design of new electric mining machines and analyzing their effect to mine electric grid. Jenni was Young Professionals chair 2017-2019 and now she continues as a secretary of IEEE Finland Board. As a secretary, Jenni reports our activities to global IEEE organization, writes memos of IEEE board meetings and organizes happening for IEEE members especially in Tampere.


Seppo Sierla

Aalto University

Seppo Sierla is docent in the field of “Software Design for Industrial Automation” and University Lecturer at Aalto University department of Electrical Engineering and Automation. He is responsible for teaching the practical branch of the Automation technology bachelor major. He is currently PI of two Business Finland projects related to digitalization of energy and process industry sectors. He is the treasurer/finance co-chair of 6 IEEE conferences in Finland and abroad. He chairs the “Industry digitization, digital twins and industry applications” track of IEEE Conference on Industrial Informatics.

Young Professionals Chair

Behrouz Jedari


Behrouz Jedari is currently a software developerfor 4G/5G products in Nokia, Finland. He received his BSc and PhD degrees insoftware engineering and computer theory in 2006 and 2017, respectively. Beforejoining Nokia, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Aalto University, Finland.He authored/co-authored several articles in top-tier journals and conferences,such as IEEE TMC, IEEE COMST, and IEEE INFOCOM. He has been serving severalconferences, such as IEEE ICC and IEEE GLOBECOM as a program committee member. He is a member of IEEE.

Student Representative

Aki Koivu

Communications Officer

Stephan Sigg

Aalto University

Membership Development

Dick Carrillo Melgarejo

LUT University


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Mailing address:
Dmitry Petrov,
Nokia Solutions and Networks,
Karakaari 7
02610 Espoo, Finland