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Engineering educator

Yrjö Aunus Olavi Neuvo, Finnish engineering educator. Recipient Annual prize Finnish Electrical and Electronics Industry Association, 1988, Nokia Corporation, 1989, Tekniikka and Talous prize, 1990; Fulbright Foundation grantee, 1971-1972.

Background

Neuvo, Yrjö Aunus Olavi was born on July 21, 1943 in Turku, Finland. Son of Olavi and Aune (Väisälä) Neuvo.

Education

Diploma in engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, 1968. License technical, Helsinki University of Technology, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1974.

Career

Teaching assistant Helsinki University of Technology, 1967—1968, acting professor, 1975—1976. Research assistant Academy Finland, Tampere, 1969—1971, research associate, 1974—1975, senior research fellow, 1979—1980, research professor, 1984—1994. Research assistant Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1971—1974.

Professor Tampere University of Technology, 1976—1983. Senior vice president technology Nokia Corporation, Espoo, Finland, 1993—1994. Executive vice president, chief technical officer Nokia Mobile Phones, 1994—2003, senior vice president, technical advisor, 2004—2005.

Visiting professor University California, Santa Barbara, 1981-1982. Board directors Vaisala Oy, Nelsinki. Member science advisory group ABB Strömberg, Helsinki.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 300 articles to professional publications. Patentee in field.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman international symposium circuits and system 1988). Member Finnish Academy Technology Sciences (board directors), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering, Nordisk Forksningspolitisk rad, Academiae Europaea, Society Electronics Engineers (chairman 1978-1980), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Tuula Halsas, February 3, 1968. Children: Niilo, Marja, Pekka.

father:
Olavi Neuvo

mother:
Aune (Väisälä) Neuvo

spouse:
Tuula Halsas

children:
Niilo Neuvo

Marja Neuvo

Pekka Neuvo