CV Ali Nadir Arslan

Title Senior Scientist


Postal address PL 503, 00101 Helsinki

Street address Erik Palménin aukio 1, 00560 Helsinki; room 2A18a

Phone number +358 50 3203386

Fax +358 9 323 2970

Fields of expertise

  • Remote Sensing Methods and Applications for Cryosphere
  • Electromagnetic theory and modelling
  • Project Management


  • Project manager of EU FP7 Cooperation Work Programme 2013: SEN3APP Processing lines and operational services combining sentinel and in-situ data for terrestrial cryosphere and boreal forest, 2013-2016,
  • Project manager of EU LIFE+ 2012 call: MONIMET (Climate change indicators and vulnerability of boreal zone applying innovative observation and modelling techniques), 2013-2017,
  • Coordinator of COST Action ES1404: A European network for a harmonised monitoring of snow for the benefit of climate change scenarios, hydrology and numerical weather prediction,
  • Chairman of COPERNICUS Finnish User Forum,

University and other degrees

  • DOCTOR of TECHNOLOGY on SPACE TECHNOLOGY, December, 2006, Helsinki University of Technology; Espoo, Finland (
  • LICENTIATE of TECHNOLOGY on SPACE TECHNOLOGY, June, 2001, Helsinki University of Technology; Espoo, Finland
  • MASTER of SCIENCE in MICROWAVES & ELECTROMAGNETICS, September, 1995, Çukurova University; Adana, Turkey
  • BACHELOR of SCIENCE in ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION, July, 1991 Istanbul Technical University; Istanbul, Turkey

Previous professional appointments

  • Principal Scientist, August, 1999 – June 2009 Nokia Corporation, Helsinki, Finland
  • • Research Scientist, September, 1996-August, 1999: The Laboratory of Space Technology, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland

Other professional activities

  • Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Specialization studies in Industrial Management, 2009
  • Rastor OY, Project and innovation management, product and service development specialist degree, 2012

List of publications