Johan Åkerberg, Adjunct Professor


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.

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Latest publications:

In Sync with Today’s Industrial System Clocks (Jan 2020)
Rahul Nandkumar Gore, Elena Lisova, Johan Åkerberg, Mats Björkman
12th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS (COMSNETS 2020)

Guest Editorial: Security, Privacy, and Trust for Industrial Internet of Things (Jan 2020)
Mikael Gidlund , Gerhard P. Hancke , Mohamed H. Eldefrawy , Johan Åkerberg
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (IEEE-TII)

Toward Wireless Control in Industrial Process Automation: A Case Study at a Paper Mill (Oct 2019)
Anders Ahlén , Johan Åkerberg, Markus Eriksson , Alf J. Isaksson , Takuya Iwaki , Karl Henrik Johansson , Steffi Knorn , Thomas Lindh , Henrik Sandberg
IEEE Control Systems Magazine (CSM)

Method Of Scheduling Field Devices In A Wireless Network Of An Industrial Process System (Oct 2019)
Ewa Hansen, Johan Åkerberg, Jonas Neander, Krister Landernäs, Niclas Ericsson , Tomas Lennvall

FastReact: In-Network Control and Caching for Industrial Control Networks using Programmable Data Planes (Aug 2018)
Jonathan Vestin , Andreas Kassler , Johan Åkerberg
International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA'18)

Method for providing reliable wireless communication in a wireless sensor network (Mar 2018)
Johan Åkerberg, Mikael Gidlund

PhD students supervised as assistant supervisor:

Apala Ray (former)
Inna Valieva
Kan Yu (former)
Niclas Ericsson
Rahul Nandkumar Gore
Svetlana Girs (former)
Yurii Pavlenko