Dr. Heidi Himmanen is a Chief Adviser at the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom. Her task is to promote uptake of 5G in different sectors of the society, such as transport, cities and industry. The work includes supporting trials, innovation and R&D, bridging the needs of verticals and the development work in spectrum management.
Heidi has previously worked as Head of Spectrum Supervision and Head of Radio Networks Unit at Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (today Traficom).
She holds a D. Sc. (Tech.) degree in Telecommunications Engineering from University of Turku, Finland, and a M. Sc. (Tech.) degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology (today Aalto University), Finland.
Heidi has written or co-written two journal articles, one technical handbook and a number of conference proceedings during her research career path at University of Turku.