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Petteri Mannersalo

Current position at VTT

Petteri Mannersalo is Principal Scientist, Network technologies.

Research background and current research topics

Research background:
Modelling of telecommunications systems with stochastic processes. Traffic and performance analysis of telecommunications networks, both wired and wireless. 

Current research topics:
Development and analysis of future communications networks. Specific topics include, e.g., network management, energy efficiency and network coding.

Current major research projects at VTT

The major part of the research has been related to jointly funded national and international projects on telecommunications. Currently, the two most important projects are the EU FP7 UNIVERSELF and ICT-SHOK Future Internet program.


Doctor of Technology Helsinki University of Technology, Dept. of Electrical and Communications Engineering, 2003
Master of Science Helsinki University of Technology, Dept. of Engineering Physics and Mathematics, 1993.

Work history

VTT Technical Research Centre; research scientist and senior research scientist, 1997-2010
University of Vaasa, Department of Computer Science, (acting) professor, 2006-2007
Rice University, Department of Statistics; visiting scholar; eight months in 2005-2006
Uppsala University, Mathematical Statistics Group; visiting research fellow; 3 months in 2005
Mittag-Leffler Institute, Program of Queueing Theory and Teletraffic Theory; visiting research fellow; 2 months in 2004. CWI (Center for Mathematics and Computer Science), Cluster of Probability, Networks and Algorithms; ERCIM-fellow; 9 months in 2004
EPFL (Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne), Institute of Communication Systems; ERCIM-fellow; 9 months in 2003-2004
AT&T Labs-Research; short-term scholar; 6 months in 2000
University of Helsinki, Department of Mathematics; research scientist; 5 months in 2000
Helsinki University of Technology, Institute of Mathematics; teaching, research and senior assistant; 1989-1996.

Positions of trust and professional assignments

TPC member in international workshops and conferences
Referee for numerous journals, conferences and workshops
Vice chair, IEEE Finland Section, 2008-2009.

Selected publications

P. Mannersalo, I. Norros and R.H. Riedi. Multifractal analysis of infinite products of stationary jump processes. Journal of Probability and Statistics (2010)

G.S. Paschos, P. Mannersalo. Providing quality of service guarantees in multiclass IEEE802.16e sleep mode. Globecom 2009, Honolulu, USA, 2009.

P. Mannersalo, A. Keshavarz-Haddad, and R. Riedi. Broadcast flooding revisited: survivability and latency, IEEE Infocom, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2007.

M. Mandjes, P. Mannersalo, I. Norros and M. van Uitert. Large deviations of infinite intersections of events in Gaussian processes. Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 116(9):1269-1293, 2006.

M. Mandjes and P. Mannersalo. Queueing systems fed by many exponential on-off sources: an infinite-intersection approach. Queueing Systems, 54(1):5-20, 2006.

For complete list of publications, see Petteri Mannersalo’s publications in VTT Publications Register.

Additional information

Petteri Mannersalo
Principal Scientist
+358 20 722 5681

Additional information

Petteri Mannersalo
Principal Scientist
+358 20 722 5681