Dr. Jaakko Juntunen, Sales Director of Optenni Ltd.

Expertise

  • RF & Microwave Engineering
  • Computational electromagnetics
    • FDTD Method
    • Finite Element Method
    • Method of Moments
  • Electronic Design Automation
    • AWR Microwave Office
    • AWR AXIEM
    • AWR Analyst
    • APLAC
    • Optenni Lab

Publications and presentations

  • About 20 publications in scientific journals and international conference proceedings

Selected publications

  • Jaakko Juntunen, Outi Kivekäs, Jani Ollikainen, Pertti Vainikainen: FDTD simulation of a wide-band half volume DRA. Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Antennas, Propagation and EM Theory (ISAPE 2000), Beijing, 2000, pp. 223-226.
  • Jaakko Juntunen: Note on the S11-parameter and input impedance extraction in antenna simulations using FDTD. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2001, pp. 8-11.
  • Jaakko Juntunen, Nikolaos V. Kantartzis, Theodoros D. Tsiboukis: Zero reflection coefficient in discretized split-field PML. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2001, pp. 155-157.
  • Jaakko Juntunen: Coaxial Connector to Microstrip Transition Optimization. Microwave Engineering Europe, Feb 18, 2014.
  • Victor Sharir,  Benny Haddad and Jaakko Juntunen. Improving the Second Harmonic Rejection of Side-Coupled Filters. Microwave Journal, February 2015, pages 102-108.

Other research activities

  • EU Marie Curie Fellow in Training and Mobility of Researchers program 1998-1999 at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Referee activities in IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques journal
  • Pre-examiner of several doctoral theses

Work history

  • 1992-1995: Helsinki University of Technology (HUT, nowadays Aalto University), Institute of Mathematics, assistant in mathematics courses
  • 1996-2000: HUT, Radio Laboratory, postgraduate student at Graduate School of Electronics, Telecommunication and Automation
  • 2001-2005: APLAC Solutions Corp.: Customer Service Manager
  • 2005-2009: AWR Corp.: Sales Manager of Central Europe
  • 2010- : AWR Corp. (since 2011 National Instruments): Senior EM Specialist
  • 2014- : Optenni Ltd.: Sales Director

Education

  • M.Sc. (Tech.) from HUT in 1995, majoring in numerical mathematics; Lic.Sc. (Tech.) and D.Sc. (Tech.) degrees from HUT in 1998 and 2001, respectively, majoring in radio engineering.
  • Doctoral thesis: "Selected Developments in Computational Electromagnetics for Radio Engineering" in 2001.