Dr. Sampsa Hyysalo

Sampsa Hyysalo is Professor in Co-Design at the Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture in Helsinki, Finland.

His research focus is on longitudinal studies of designer-user relations in technology projects. His research orientation is multidisciplinary, science & technology studies, innovation studies and collaborative design being his main fields of reference. He received his PhD in behavioral sciences in University of Helsinki and his docenture in is user-centered design of information systems in University of Turku. Hyysalo was awarded the Academy of Finland 2010 Prize for Social Impact of Research.