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Marko Antila

Current position at VTT

Senior Scientist at Efficient Machines and Vehicles (MACH) Research Area. Working in noise and vibration, control system, modeling, and virtual reality audio related projects.

Research background and current research topics

Conducting currently doctoral studies on advanced Active Noise Profiling control systems and sound simulation at Aalto University.

Professional experience on digital and analog electronics design, acoustics and audio, signal processing, teaching, and project management. Worked at Institute of Sound and Vibration (ISVR) in Southampton, England as a visiting research scientist in summer 2000.

Author and co-author of over 30 publications in the areas of electro-acoustics and active noise control. Co-holder of a patent in the field of active noise control.

Instructor for 6 Master of Science theses and for 2 Licentiate of Technology theses.

Current major research projects at VTT

Wind turbine noise assessment and audible models. Cabin of the Future, virtual prototyping of moving machinery cabins, especially generation of 3D machinery sound and sound quality assessments.

Active Sound Profiling of vehicles and moving machinery cabins,


Licentiate of Technology (Lic. Sc.) 1995 from Tampere University of Technology
Area: Applied Electronics and Signal Processing
Topic: 3D Virtual Reality Sound Generation Electronics

M.Sc.(Tech.) 1993 from Tampere University of Technology
Area: Signal Processing and Electronics.
Topic: Digital Cross-overs for Loudspeakers

Work history

Research Scientist and Project Manager at VTT since 1996 in EU and national projects.
Main areas of interest are electro-acoustics, control systems, and signal processing.

Positions of trust and professional assignments

Lifetime member of Acoustical Society of Finland.

Selected publications

Antila M. and Kataja J. (2013) Tuulivoimamelun kuunneltava malli. Akustiikkapäivät 2013: 166 - 170. 22 - 23 May 2013. Turku. Accessed 3 Feb 2014.

Antila M., Kataja J. and Kokkonen E. (2013) Virtual engine and ventilation noise generation for an underground loader cabin. Aachen Acoustic Colloquium 2013, Aachen, Germany: 167-174.

Aromaa S, Antila M, Kokkonen E, Krassi B, Leino S, Nykänen H, et al. (2013) Designing user experience for the machine cabin of the future. Belloni K and Ventä O (eds): eEngineering 2009 - 2012 - Digitising the product process. Espoo, Finland: VTT, 45 - 56. Accessed 3 Feb 2014.

Antila M., Hao Y., Lankila A. and Yu J. (2008) Possibilities and Benefits of Active Noise Control (ANC) in Truck Cabins. Proceedings of Internoise 2008: 6 pages. 26 - 29 Oct 2008. Shanghai, China.

Antila M., Nykänen H., Kataja J. and Mellin V. (2007) Advanced digitally adjustable analog feedback control system and its usage in active noise insulation. 153rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. 4 - 8 June 2007. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Antila M. and Kataja J. (2004) Active Noise Control Experiments in a Moving Machinery Cabin. Internoise 2004 - The 33rd International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering: 4. 22 - 25 Aug 2004. Prague, Czech Republic.

Marko Antila´s publications in VTT Publications Register

Additional information

Marko Antila
Senior Scientist
+358 40 527 5343

Additional information

Marko Antila
Senior Scientist
+358 40 527 5343