Join Christmas fabrication for charity

Our FabLab is going to have the doors open for everyone from 14th to 17th December, 12.00 to 20.00 for fabricating Christmas gifts for the charity. Some basic supplies are from the lab and people can add their own. We will at least have plywood and acrylic plates for laser cutter and filaments for 3D printers and some materials for sewing. We are planning…

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Road surface condition monitoring using buses

The Center for Ubiquitous Computing in collaboration with the Oulu bus company Oubus Oy and the Finnish Meteorological Institute have begun co-operation in Data to Intelligence project on the collection of environmental data. A road condition sensor has been retrofitted onto one of the buses operating between Puolivälinkangas and Saarela, and expected to collect data during December 2015. The optical sensor measures the spectrum of surface reflections…

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Ekaterina Gilman defends PhD!

On 30 October 2015, Ekaterina Gilman has successfully defended her dissertation “Exploring the use of rule-based reasoning in ubiquitous computing applications“, supervised by Professor Jukka Riekki. The PhD thesis was reviewed by Professor Claudio Bettini (University of Milan) and Professor Tommi Mikkonen (Tampere University of Technology). Professor Arkady Zaslavsky (CSIRO, Australia) served as the opponent in the doctoral defense. Context…

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