Dr. Jussi Rahola, founder and CEO of Optenni Ltd.

  • Computational electromagnetics
    • Fast multipole techniques
  • Antenna design
  • Numerical mathematics
    • Iterative methods and preconditioning
    • Optimization
  • High-performance computing
  • Scientific visualization
  • Programming in C++, C, Fortran 90 and Matlab
  • Project management
Publications and presentations
  • Over 30 publications in scientific journals and international conference proceedings
  • Invited presentations in international and national conferences
  • Co-writer and editor of several books on numerical methods in Finnish
  • Three granted patents and several pending patent applications
Selected publications
Other research activities
  • National delegate in the European COST 284 action on antennas (2002-2006)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the ACE (2004-2007) and Metamorphose (2005) networks of excellence
  • Senior member of the IEEE
  • Referee activities in several scientific journals
  • Pre-examiner and opponent of several doctoral theses
Work history
  • M.Sc. (Tech.), Lic.Sc. (Tech.) and D.Sc. (Tech.) degrees from Aalto University, School of Science and Technology (formerly Helsinki University of Technology), majoring in numerical mathematics
  • Doctoral thesis: “Efficient solution of dense systems of linear equations in electromagnetic scattering calculations” in 1996
  • Docent of Aalto University and University of Jyväskylä