Expertise: biosignal analytics, sleep medicine, cardiorespiratory signal analytics, sleep apnea and related comorbidities and symptoms, physiological and neurophysiological measurement techniques
Samu Kainulainen is an adjunct professor and senior researcher at the University of Eastern Finland (Kuopio, Finland). He was born in Joensuu, Finland, in September 1992. He received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in medical physics from the University of Eastern Finland, in 2017, 2018, and 2020, respectively. He is currently working as a Senior researcher with the Sleep Technology and Analytics Research Group and as a Project Manager in a SmartSleep research infrastructure project. His research interests include cardiorespiratory signal analysis in the scope of sleep disorders and utilization of multimodal diagnostic information in medical diagnostics. Beyond research, he is in training to become a hospital technician for Emergency Response Unit of Finnish Red Cross and actively participates in teaching duties in his discipline. In addition, Kainulainen is an enthusiastic flyfisher and proud member of Protect Our Winters movement consisting of winter sport enthusiastic all over the world.