Johan Åkerberg, Researcher


Johan Åkerberg is a principal scientist and global research area coordinator for embedded systems and electronics at ABB Corporate Research in Sweden. Johan Åkerberg received his MSc and PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Mälardalen University, Sweden. He is also an active IEEE senior member organizing special sessions, holding tutorials and acting as TCP member in various distinguished IES conferences. He is mainly working with communication for embedded real-time systems in industrial automation and is frequently invited to give talks to governmental bodies, international universities and automation fairs. He has close to 20 years experience within ABB in various positions such as R&D project manager, industrial communication specialist and product manager. Dr Åkerberg holds more than 10 patents (granted and pending applications) in the area of wired/wireless industrial automation, and is author or co-author of numerous scientific publications in refereed conferences and journals.

Johan Åkerbergs current research interests are within the area of communication for embedded real-time systems in industrial automation.

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Apala Ray
Elena Lisova
Kan Yu (former)
Svetlana Girs (former)

MSc theses supervised (or examined):
Thesis TitleStatus
Mobile Interaction with Safety Critical Systems: A feasibility study finished