Jouni Tervonen received the Dipl.Eng. (M.Sc.) and D.Sc. (Tech.) degrees in electrical engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland, in 1992 and 1997, respectively. Since 2004, he has worked as the Research Manager with Oulu Southern Institute, the University of Oulu. He is in charge of wireless data transmission group of Oulu Southern Institute at RFMedia Laboratory in Ylivieska, Finland. Earlier his main research activity has been radio channel and microwave propagation expertise both in academia (the Helsinki University of Technology 1992-2000) and in industry (Nokia Networks 2001-2003). His current main research interests are wireless sensor networks in embedded systems and applications of 4G telecommunication standards.