received his MSc degree in electrical engineering and a PhD degree in automation from TUT in 1994 and in 2002, respectively. He is the head of a Micro- and Nanosystems group (MST) in the Department of Automation Science and Engineering (TUT). 

The MST group has been honored the Finnish Automation Award in 2009 and a regional Academic Idea Contest in 2004.

Publications, Patents, Spin-offs
Since its start in 2000, the research work has resulted in more than 50 internationally refereed articles, 10 national and international patent applications and one spin-off company.

Research Interests
Microfluidics, micro- and nanorobotics and active actuator materials, and their application in the development of automatic systems for cell and tissue engineering and point-of-care diagnostics.

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