Jari Nurmi, D.Sc.(Tech), has worked as a professor at Tampere University of Technology, Finland, since 1999, and is currently in the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering.
He is working on embedded computing systems, wireless localization, positioning receiver prototyping, and software-defined radio.
Nurmi has held various research, education, and management positions at TUT and in the industry since 1987. Nurmi is the general chair of the IEEE Nordic Circuits and Systems Conference (NORCAS) conference and chairman of the steering committee of the ICL-GNSS conference.
He has edited three books published by Springer, including GALILEO Positioning Technology, and has published about 300 international conference and journal articles and book chapters.
Nurmi has received several awards on conference organization, innovations, and technology transfer. In 2004, he was one of the recipients of Nokia Educational Award, and the recipient of Tampere Congress Award 2005.