Markus Leinonen is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu. He received the D.Sc. (Tech.) degree in communications engineering from the University of Oulu, Finland, in 2018. Currently, he holds the Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Researcher position for 2021-2024. In 2013, he was a Guest Researcher with the Technical University of Munich, Germany. In 2020, he was a Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher with the University of California San Diego (UCSD).
His main research interests are time-critical and sparsity-aware wireless communications, including optimization and analysis of information freshness in status update systems and design of sparse signal recovery methods for channel estimation as well as for user activity detection in massive machine-type communications. He has published 50+ scientific publications, including one monograph.