Dr. Elise Hodson, Michel Nader Sayún and Dr. Teija Vainio
Department of Design, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University
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Dr. Elise Hodson is a Post-doctoral Researcher in Design Economies at Aalto University. Elise’s research interests include global design history and commodity studies, design economies and the value of design, and design and social innovation. She is formerly Chair of the School of Design at George Brown College (Canada).
Michel Nader Sayún is a designer from Mexico City. He currently works doing participatory evaluation for the Smart Kalasatama project at Forum Virium Helsinki. He is studying a Master in Arts in Collaborative and Industrial Design from Aalto University and graduated from License in Industrial Design from ITESM CCM.
Dr. Teija Vainio works as a Research Fellow at Aalto University at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Before her academic career, she worked in architectural offices. Her current research interests focus on the experience design methods and design of smart and sustainable urban environments.
The workshop advisory committee:
- Dr. Nastaran Dadashi, HCI and Usability Studies professor, George Brown College, Canada
- Matti Hämäläinen, Forum Virium Helsinki, Finland
- Prof. Guy Julier, Head of Research, Department of Design, Aalto University, Finland
- Dr. Ilari Karppi, Tampere University, Finland
- Dr. Tuuli Mattelmäki, Head of the Department of Design, Aalto University, Finland
- Dr. Jenni Partanen, Professor, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
- Dr. Virpi Roto, Prof. of Practice, Aalto University, Finland
- M.Sc. (Admin.) Iina Sankala, Researcher, Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University, Finland
- Lill Sarv, Research Fellow, Smart City Projects Development Manager, Smart City Center of Excellence (Finest Twins), Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
- Dr. Ralf-Martin Soe, Director, Senior Research Fellow – Smart City Center of Excellence (Finest Twins) Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
- Marius Sylvestersen, Smart City Program Director, Copenhagen Solutions
Lab, City of Copenhagen, Denmark