Author Archives: Pervasive Computing

Timo Viitanen’s Defence on Hardware Accelerators

M.Sc. Timo Viitanen’s doctoral dissertation defence on Hardware Accelerators for Animated Ray Tracing took place on a warm and sunny Friday 25.5. The opponent was Dr. Samuli Laine, Principal Research Scientist at NVIDIA, and the Custos was Prof. Jarmo Takala … Continue reading

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Ph.D. and Postdoc position(s) in the Software Engineering research group

We are looking for excellent applicants in Cloud Software Engineering, having a strong background and willing to work on the following topics: Microservices and Cloud Native Architectures Software quality, design & evolution Software analytics Mining software repositories Software & information … Continue reading

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Person of the Day: University Teacher Sakari Lahti

Hailing from Kokkola, my story at TUT begins back in 1997 when I came here to study physics. I graduated in 2002 but soon understood that I would never be the next Einstein. Therefore, in 2008 I decided to switch … Continue reading

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Guest lectures in the computer graphics seminar

The computer graphics seminar had two guest lecturers this week. In the first half of the lecture Antti Heinonen from Vertex Systems Oy gave a talk about 3D model simplifications and the glTF format. Simplification of a 3D model is … Continue reading

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Two tenure track positions (SW, Cyber Security)

Two assistant/associate professor positions are open on SW engineering in the laboratory of Pervasive Computing at Tampere University of Technology (TUT). The laboratory has over 130 staff members and wide spectrum of research areas: user experience and gamification, SW development … Continue reading

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Guest lecture on real-time linux

Jouko Haapaluoma and Sami Pietikäinen from Wapice gave a guest lecture on real-time linux and driver development in TIE-50506 System Design on Mar 5 2018. The lecture covered the basics of building the kernel and kernel modules (drivers), and the … Continue reading

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Erno Salminen’s guest lecture on HW/SW degugging

As part of TIE-50506 System Design, Erno Salminen from Nokia Networks gave a guest lecture on HW/SW debugging on Monday Feb 19 2018. Erno got the PhD at our lab in 2010 and when moved to Nokia SoC team has … Continue reading

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Person of the Day: University Lecturer Timo Aaltonen

I work as a University Lecturer in the Laboratory of Pervasive Computing. Since, my discipline is the data science, I’m responsible for teaching the all the database courses. As Big data rules the world, I have created a new course … Continue reading

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Exciting Summer Jobs in VGA Group

Virtual reality and Graphics Architectures (VGA) research group of Laboratory of Pervasive Computing works on parallel software and hardware techniques needed by the next  generation ultra-realistic mixed reality applications and devices. We are now looking for new programmers and hardware … Continue reading

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A new course on gamification this spring!

A new course on gamification, TIE-40306 Gamification: A Walkthrough of How Games Are Shaping Our Lives, will be organized for the first time this spring. On the course top experts on gamification will introduce different aspects to the phenomenon that … Continue reading

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