Curriculum Vitae


2015–2016:Vocational Teacher Education, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, 25/60 ects completed by 3/2016

5/2014:D.Sc. (Tech). 
Tampere University of Technology, Supervisor Prof. Kaisa Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,

Doctoral thesis:Framing the User Experience in Mobile Newsmaking with Smartphones
Pre-examiners: Prof. David Frohlich, U. of Surrey, UK, Associate Professor Louise Barkhuus, Stockholm U., Sweden
Opponent: Prof. Susanne Bodker, Aarhus University, Denmark

2009–2012: Finnish Doctoral Program in User-Centered Information Technology
Tampere University of Technology, Supervisor Prof. Kaisa Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila,
Support group: Prof. Kari-Jouko Räihä, Dr. Antti Oulasvirta

Theme:Making news with smartphones

1987–1993: M.Sc.(EE) - The analysis of internal structure of MAR models (in Finnish)

Academic Background and Expertise:

Measurement Technology

Signal Processing & Analysis

Work Experience:

2007-Tampere University of Technology, Dept of Software Systems, Human-Centered Technology
1995-2007Nokia Research Center, Tampere
1990-1995Technical Research Centre of Finland

Research projects at TUT:

2010- LOCO - User-Generated Content for Hyperlocal News
Tampere Univ. of Technology, in collaboration with Sanoma Kaupunkilehdet in Next Media SHOK (TIVIT).

UXUS - User Experience and Usability in Complex Systems
Tampere Univ. of Technology, UXUS SHOK (FIMECC), several company partners in MEI (Metal and engineering industry). 

Tampere Univ. of Technology, project lead by Univ. of Tampere/TAUCHI, funded by TEKES.
2007-2009 PALTI
Tampere Univ. of Technology,
in collaboration with Nokia Research Center and Univ. of Tampere/Visual Journalism. Funded by Ministry of Education.


Finnish Native  
English Fluent  
Conversation, reading

Interests and Activities:

- Member of ACM SIGCHI & SIGCHI Finland
- Studen member of UCIT Board
Dogs & animals: 

- Judge for Finnish Golden retrievers' mentality assessment test
- Member
of Golden Ring committee for mentality of golden retrieavers
- MH (Mentalbeskrivning hund) mentality assessment test B-level assistant
- Instructor for dog training:
    - Course by Turid Rugaas: Instructor for Problem Behavior of Dogs
    - Instructor courses: KIVA-Team (2003), Rakkaat Haukut (2004), Obedience (Finnish Kennel Club, 2004)
- Animal training courses:
     - Chicken camp 1 (2011), 2 (2012), 3 (2012)
- Courses and lectures on animal behavior (dogs, horses)

BLOG on dog behavior and wellbeing (in Finnish; "Koirien käyttäytyminen ja hyvinvointi")