Course Leaders

Tuuli

Tuuli Mattelmäki is an associate professor in design, especially product service systems, and the leader of ENCORE (Engaging Co-design Research) group. The starting point of her work is empathic design and explorative methods in human-centred design. Tuuli’s current research interests concern design for services, as well as the new application contexts of designerly approaches.

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tuuli.mattelmaki@aalto.fi

Heidi

Heidi Paavilainen has a background in textile design and trend foresight. She did her doctoral research about how it feels to live with design. Currently she’s interested in understanding how empathic design methods could contribute in  future sustainable lifestyles and in sustainable product-service systems design.

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heidi.paavilainen@aalto.fi

Sampsa

Sampsa Hyysalo is professor in co-design. His research focuses on designer-user relations in sociotechnical change. This includes engagement in participatory design, codesign, open and user innovation, open design, peer knowledge creation, user communities, citizen science, user knowledge in organizations, practice theory, and sustainability transitions. Domain-wise most of his research has addressed renewable energy, health technology, organizational software and social media. Sampsa’s research orientation is multidisciplinary, collaborative design, science & technology studies and innovation studies being his main fields of reference. He also leads the INUSE research group at Aalto University. 

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sampsa.hyysalo@aalto.fi

Teppo

Teppo Vienamo is University Lecture, Prototyping in Design and he teaches New Materials and Means of Production to MA students and Materials and Production Technologies to design students. He is also teaching in multidisciplinary bachelor program Aaltonaut and works in a rotational molding company in his free time. Previously Teppo was Managing Director of design consultancy Muodos and he has been designing different tools and objects for professional use since his studies.

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teppo.vienamo@aalto.fi

Simo

Simo Puintila has a background in industrial design, but is more interested in greater social, ecological and ethical content of the design process. Apart from his extensive teaching practice, he works on solutions for rural areas that are facing crisis or lack of resources and designs composting dry toilets, rural kitchens or briquette stoves.

COURSES

  • Form Exploration

Links

simo.puintila@aalto.fi

Peter

Peter McGrory is a Professor of Design Management, director of the International Design Business Management (IDBM) Programme and Academic Head of the Master of European Design (MEDes) Programme. His research interests involve exploring the breadth and strategic potential of integrated platform strategies, systemic innovation and entrepreneurial practice.

COURSES

  • Design & Entrepreneurship

Links

peter.mcgrory@aalto.fi

Turkka

Turkka Keinonen, Doctor of Arts, is a professor of industrial design and vice dean of research at Aalto ARTS. Examples of his design work includes, but is not limited to, paper machinery, communication technologies, and wellbeing solutions. His current research deals with justice and human centered design.

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turkka.keinonen@aalto.fi

Severi

Severi Uusitalo is Associate Professor of Industrial Design at Aalto ARTS and the head of CoID programme. He is currently interested in design as a human activity, link of it to product development, and how computational tools affect the (industrial design) process. He has gained experience in industry as an industrial designer, UX designer, researcher and design leader.

COURSES

  • Emerging Designs, 2nd period (2020-2022 Curriculum)

LINKS

severi.uusitalo@aalto.fi

Andrés

Andrés Lucero is Associate Professor of Interaction Design and leader of EDG (Embodied Design Group). His work focuses on the design and evaluation of novel interaction techniques for mobile devices and other interactive surfaces. He received his MA degree in Visual Communication Design from Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana (1999), PDEng in User-System Interaction from Eindhoven University of Technology (2004), and PhD in Human-Computer Interaction from Eindhoven University of Technology (2009). His research interests include human-computer interaction, design, and play.

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andres.lucero@aalto.fi

Guy

Guy Julier is Professor of Design Leadership. His research and teaching focus on practices in social design, design activism and public sector innovation and, more broadly, design cultures and economies. He has authored several books on these topics and worked with cultural institutions, policy advisory groups and universities across Europe and Latin America.

COURSES

  • Design Strategy and Leadership
  • Design and Cultures

LINKS

guy.julier@aalto.fi