Diploma in engineering, University Oulu, Finland, 1975. License technical, University Oulu, Finland, 1977. Doctor Technology, University Oulu, Finland, 1983.
Research assistant University Oulu, 1975-1977, associate professor, 1978-1980, manager research group, 1980-1985, chairman biomedical engineering group, 1991-1993, director laboratory Raahe, Finland, 1990-1994. Entrepreneur Moistic Ltd., Creativesco Ltd., Oulu, 1985-1990. President Creativesco Ltd., Kokkola, Finland, since 1994.
Director research Chydenius Institute University Jyvaskala, 1996-1999. Chairman industrial strategy group, Raahe, 1994-1995. Consultant biomedical engineering and high technical City of Oulu, 1995-1996.
Consultant Oulun Lyseon Lukio school, Oulu, 1995-1996.
Member Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering, (board directors since 1993).
Married Eeva Maria Haapakoski, May 17, 1974. Children: Mikko, Anna-Maria, Elina, Jaakko, Aino-Maija, Markku, Tuomas, Tapani, Susanne, Henrik.