Seppo Heikkilä

Seppo Heikkilä

Senior Research Fellow, CERN

En recherche active

En poste chez HIPTEK Lab at CERN

Précédents : CERN, Thalent SA, HIPTEK at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), Finnish Centre of Excellence in Generic Intelligent Machines Research (GIM), Aalto University, European Space Agency, SES Global, Department of Automation and Systems Technology, Aalto University, Nokia, Space Technology Laboratory, Aalto University, Stora Enso


Précédents : Aalto University, International Space University


    En résumé

    Experienced automation and IT professional looking for new challenges globally.



Research Fellow


De janvier 2016 à aujourd'hui
Working in "Scalable and Secure Infrastructures for Cloud Operations" ( project.

Senior Research Fellow


De mars 2013 à décembre 2015
Fellow in the CERN openlab and the CERN IT Data Storage and Services (DSS) group. Evaluation of cloud storages and integrating them with existing CERN services.


Chez Thalent SA

De octobre 2012 à février 2013
Software development for ownCloud-based vendor-free distributed file storage system.

Software developer

Chez HIPTEK at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

De février 2012 à juillet 2012
Development of secure and redundant cloud-based file storage software (commercial project).

Aalto University, Espoo

Doctor of Science in Technology, Aalto University

De octobre 2006 à novembre 2011
Ph.D. programme in Automation and Systems Technology. Thesis: “Affordance-Based Task Communication Methods for Astronaut-Robot Cooperation”.


Chez Finnish Centre of Excellence in Generic Intelligent Machines Research (GIM), Aalto University

De septembre 2006 à janvier 2012
Doctoral thesis (robotic astronaut assistant), course assistant (Erasmus Mundus SpaceMaster programme), instructor of five M.Sc. theses and two B.Sc. theses.

Researcher (ESA NPI programme)

Chez European Space Agency

De janvier 2008 à septembre 2008
Requirements definition and research on robotic astronaut assistants.


Chez SES Global

De juin 2006 à août 2006
I was responsible of upgrading a satellite receiver localisation system. The prototype system was made to work with minimalistic embedded Linux environment.

International Space University, Illkirch Graffenstaden

Master of Science in Space Studies, International Space University

De septembre 2005 à août 2006
Masters of Space Studies - Degree programme in space studies including technical, financial and legal aspects (average 80/100). Internship at SES Astra SA (Betzdorf, Luxembourg) with satellite receiver localisation

Research assistant

Chez Department of Automation and Systems Technology, Aalto University

De janvier 2003 à août 2005
Research assistant: Control systems, M.Sc. thesis, course assistant (automation fundamentals).

Aalto University, Espoo

Master of Science in Technology, Aalto University

De septembre 1999 à mars 2005
M.Sc. programme in Electrical Engineering (average 4.1/5). Major subject: Space Technology, 1st minor subject: Software Systems, and 2nd minor: Automation and Control Technology.


Chez Nokia

De mai 2002 à août 2002
Worked in 3G protocol software team. Evaluation of real-time SQL-databases, software development (C), and software design (UML).

Research assistant

Chez Space Technology Laboratory, Aalto University

De février 2001 à avril 2002
Processing of remote sensing data (MODIS and ERS-SAR images) with Matlab. A software to do land use categorisation based on remote sensing data. Publication of project results in the URSI/IEEE XXVII Convention on Radio Science (URSI).


Chez Nokia

De juin 2000 à août 2000
Assembly of cellphone base station electronics.


Chez Stora Enso

De juin 1998 à juillet 1998
Wood pulp preparation for paper manufacturing.


  • C++
  • Cloud Computing
  • Java
  • Linux
  • Matlab
  • Robotics

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