CV Timo Sukuvaara

Title Research Engineer, Licentiate of Science (Tech)

Contact timo.sukuvaara@fmi.fi

Street address Arctic Research Centre, Tähteläntie 62, 99600 Sodankylä, Finland

Phone number +358 40 529 4977

Fields of expertise

  • Vehicular networking
  • Wireless networking
  • Road weather services
  • Telecommunications
  • Ground based measurement systems and equipment

Projects

  • EU FP7 FOTsis
  • Celtic Plus CoMoSeF

University and other degrees

  • Licentiate of Science (Technics), University of Oulu, The department of electrical engineering, telecommunications laboratory, 2004
  • Master of Science (Technics), University of Oulu, The department of electrical engineering, telecommunications laboratory, 1998

Previous professional appointments

  • Research Scientist, VTT Electronics, Wireless Internet Laboratory, Oulu, 1999-2003
  • Research Assistant, VTT Electronics, Oulu, 1997-1998
  • Computer and communication support, Polar Electro, Kempele, 1996

Other professional activities

  • IEEE, Member since 1997
  • IEEE Communications Society, Member since 1997
  • Car 2 Car Communication Consortium, Basic member since 2007
  • IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, Member since 2010
  • WCNC2002 conference paper review and review organisation, conference assistant chairing
  • PIMRC'06 conference paper review
  • GIIS '09 conference paper review and participation to technical program committee
  • VehiMobi'2010 conference paper review and participation to technical program committee
  • Information Technology Convergence and Services (ITCS 2010) participation to technical program committee
  • ICUFN2010, ICUFN2011, ICUFN 2012 conference paper review and participation to technical program committee
  • ITS World Congress 2011, ITS World Congress 2012, ITS European Congress 2013, ITS European Congress 2014 conference paper review

List of publications

Peer-reviewed articles

P. Mähönen, A. Jamin, T. Saarinen, Z. Shelby, L. Muñoz, T. Sukuvaara, "Two-layer LMDS system architecture: DAVIC-based approach and analysis", Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing,  2002, No. 2, pp. 319-338.

Pudas, E., Tolvanen, A., Poikolainen, J., Sukuvaara, T. & Kubin, E. 2008. "Timing of plant phenophases in Finnish Lapland in 1997-2006". Boreal Environment Research 13(1): 31-43.

Timo Sukuvaara and Pertti Nurmi, "Wireless traffic service platform for combined vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications", IEEE Wireless Communications, Vol. 16,  No 6,  December 2009, pp 54 – 61.

Timo Sukuvaara and Carlos Pomalaza-Ráez, "Vehicular Networking Pilot System for Vehicle-to-Infrastructure and Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications", International Journal of Communication Networks and Information Security, Vol 1, No 3 (2009).

Timo Sukuvaara, Riika Ylitalo and Marcos Katz, " IEEE 802.11p based vehicular networking operational pilot field measurement", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications , Vol. 31, No. 9, September  2013, pp 409-418.

Other selected publications

Jamin A.; Sukuvaara T.;Mähönen, P.; Sitomaniemi A.; Saarinen T."Davic compatible MAC for 40 GHz LMDS-system",The International Conference on Telecommunications (ICT'98) 21-25 June 1998, Porto Carras, Greece, Proceedings, Vol. 1, pp. 417-421.

Sukuvaara, T.; Mahonen, P.; Saarinen, T.; "Wireless Internet and multimedia services support through two-layer LMDS system", Mobile Multimedia Communications, 1999. (MoMuC '99) 1999 IEEE International Workshop on , 1999, Page(s): 202 -207.

Mähönen, P.; Saarinen T.; Sukuvaara T.; Jamin A."Medium Access and Reconfigurability for two-layer LMDS",The International Conference on Broadband Wireless Access Systems (WAS'2000) 4th to 6th December 2000, San Francisco, U.S.A, Proceedings, pp 204-211.

V. Typpo, T. Sukuvaara, M. Jurvansuu, and P. Mahonen,"Extending IP Micro-mobility to AODV based ad hoc networks" In Proceedings of The 1st International Workshop on Wired/Wireless Internet Communications (WWIC 2002), held in conjunction with IC 2002 conference, June 24-25, 2002, Las Vegas, USA

Timo Sukuvaara, Daria Stepanova, Pertti Nurmi, Pekka Eloranta, Esa Suutari and Kimmo Ylisiurunen, " Wireless Traffic Service Communication Platform for Cars", 2nd IEEE Workshop on Automotive Networking and Applications (AutoNet 2007) Co-located with IEEE GLOBECOM 2007 November 30, 2007 – Washington, DC, USA.

Pertti Nurmi, Marjo Hippi and Timo Sukuvaara, "Intelligent Road Weather Forecasting in the "CARLINK" Platform", in proceedings of SIRWEC Road Weather Conference (Prague, Czech Republic, 14-16 May 2008).

Timo Sukuvaara, Pertti Nurmi and Marjo Hippi, "Wireless Traffic Service Platform for Real-Time Road Weather and Incident Information", in proceedings of The Lakeside Conference "Safety in Mobility 2008", Klagenfurt, Austria, 9-11 July 2008.

Timo Sukuvaara, Pertti Nurmi, Daria Stepanova, Sami Suopajärvi, Marjo Hippi, Pekka Eloranta, Esa Suutari and Kimmo Ylisiurunen, "CARLINK – Wireless Traffic Service Communication Platform for Cars", in proceedings of Modelling, Computation and Optimization in Information Systems and Management Sciences, MCO 2008, Metz, France and Luxembourg, September 8-10, 2008, pp. 548-557.

Jean-Louis Roujean, Terhikki Manninen, Anna Kontu, Jouni Peltoniemi, Olivier Hautecoeur, Aku Riihelä, Panu Lahtinen, Niilo Siljamo, Hanne Suoknarva, Timo Sukuvaara, Sanna Kaasalainen, Osmo Aulamo, Veijo Aaltonen, "SNORTEX (SNOW REFLECTANCE TRANSITION EXPERIMENT): REMOTE SENSING MEASUREMENT OF THE DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF THE BOREAL SNOW-FOREST IN SUPPORT TO CLIMATE AND WEATHER FORECAST: REPORT OF IOP-2008", IGARSS 2009 Paper #1167

Timo Sukuvaara, Pertti Nurmi, Pekka Eloranta and Esa Suutari, "Advanced Wireless Vehicle Networking Platform for Real-Time Incident and Weather Information", 15TH World Congress on ITS, November 16-20, 2008 – New York, USA.

Timo Sukuvaara, Pekka Eloranta and Pertti Nurmi, "Vehicle Networking Platform for Incident and Weather Information", 16TH World Congress on ITS, September 21-25, 2009 – Stockholm, Sweden.

Djamel Khadraoui and Timo Sukuvaara, "Wireless traffic service communication platform for cars", IEEE Global Information Infrastructure Symposium, 2009. GIIS '09, 23-26 June 2009.

Timo Sukuvaara, Pertti Nurmi, Marjo Hippi, Ilkka Juga, Sami Suopajärvi, Daria Stepanova, Pekka Eloranta, Juha Laakso, Juha Laitsaari, Jarkko Rouhe and Esa Suutari, "Wireless traffic safety network for combined vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications", IEEE Workshop IEEE Vehicular Networks & Applications (Vehi-Mobi 2010) Co-located with IEEE ICC 2010, May 24-27, Cape Town, South Africa.

Tapio Frantti, Mikko Majanen and Timo Sukuvaara,"Delay Based Packet Size Control in Wireless Local Area Networks", The Second International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN 2010), June 16-18, 2010, Jeju Island, Korea.

Pekka Eloranta, Juha Laakso and Timo Sukuvaara, "Wireless Traffic Safety Network Between Cars – Real time road weather, incident and accident data to vehicles", 17TH World Congress on ITS, October 25-29, 2010 – Busan, Korea.

Daria Stepanova and Timo Sukuvaara, "Simulation of IEEE 802.11p vehicular networking with real-life traffic scenario", in proceedings of 2011 IEEE 73rd Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2011-Spring, 15-18 May 2011, Budapest, Hungary

Timo Sukuvaara and Riika Autio, "IEEE 802.11p vehicular networking field measurements", in proceedings of ITS European conference, June 6-9, 2011, Lyon. France.

Tapio Frantti, Mikko Majanen and Timo Sukuvaara,"Cognitive Flow Management for QoS in WLANs", The Third International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN 2011), June 15-17, 2011, Dalian, China.

Timo Sukuvaara and Pertti Nurmi, "Heterogeneous wireless traffic safety network applied to a road weather forecasting environment", in proceedings of 18TH World Congress on ITS, October 16-20, 2011 – Orlando, USA.

Timo Sukuvaara, Pertti Nurmi, Marjo Hippi, Riika Ylitalo, Darya Stepanova, Pekka Eloranta, Laura Riihentupa and Kimmo Kauvo, "Wireless Traffic Safety Network for Incident and Weather Information", in proceedings of The 14th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, October 31- November 4, 2011 Miami Beach, FL, USA.

Timo Sukuvaara and Pertti Nurmi, "Connected vehicle safety network and road weather forecasting – The WiSafeCar project", in proceedings of 16th International Road Weather Conference (SIRWEC), May 23-25, 2012, Helsinki.

Markku Kangas, Martti Heikinheimo, Marjo Hippi, Johanna Ruotsalainen, Sigbritt Näsman, Ilkka Juga, Evgeni Atlaskin, Pertti Nurmi and Timo Sukuvaara, "The FMI Road Weather Model", in proceedings of 16th International Road Weather Conference (SIRWEC), May 23-25, 2012, Helsinki.

Timo Sukuvaara," Field Measurements of IEEE 802.11p Based Vehicular Networking Entity", The Fourth International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN 2012), July 4-6, 2012, Phuket, Thailand.

Pertti Nurmi, Evgeny Atlaskin and Timo Sukuvaara, "Weather applications and services in Field Operational Tests", in proceedings of 19TH World Congress on ITS, October 22-26, 2012, Vienna, Austria.

Timo Sukuvaara and Riika Ylitalo, "IEEE 802.11p Vehicular networking system in WiSafeCar project", in proceedings of 19TH World Congress on ITS, October 22-26, 2012, Vienna, Austria.

J. Jämsä, T.Sukuvaara, M. Luimula and J.Jauhiainen, "Vehicle on Wireless Sensor Network", in proceedings of the 1st WSEAS International Conference on Information Technology and Computer Networks (ITCN '12), November 10-12, 2012, Vienna, Austria

Kari Mäenpää, Timo Sukuvaara, Riika Ylitalo, Pertti Nurmi and Evgeny Atlaskin, " Road Weather Station acting as a wireless service hotspot for vehicles", in proceedings of 9th International conference on Intelligent computer Communication (ICCP 2013), September 5-7, 2013, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Timo Sukuvaara, Kari Mäenpää, Riika Ylitalo, Pertti Nurmi and Evgeny Atlaskin, "Interactive Local Road Weather Services through VANET-capable Road Weather Station", in proceedings of 20TH World Congress on ITS, October 14-19, 2013, Tokyo, Japan.

Pertti Nurmi, Evgeny Atlaskin and Timo Sukuvaara, "Weather Applications and Services in Field Operational Tests –Experiences from the First Practical ITS Solutions in FOTsis", in proceedings of 20TH World Congress on ITS, October 14-19, 2013, Tokyo, Japan.

 (Last publications update in May 2014)