Teija Vainio

Teija Vainio received her Ph.D. degree in the field of information technology from Tampere University of Technology, Finland. She has also studied architecture and art history and before her academic career at the University of Tampere and at the University of Turku, she worked in architectural offices. In 2019, she joined Aalto University as a Research Fellow.
Her research addresses two broad topics: human-technology interaction and experience design. She has a long-standing interest in the technological development of the urban environments. Her current research interests focus on the experience design methods and design of smart and sustainable urban environments.