Mikko Jalas holds a PhD in Organization and Management from the Aalto University School of Business and currently holds a position of a Senior Lecturer at Aalto University School of Arts, design and architecture. He has worked on sustainable consumption, time use, energy consumption as well as on time use rebound-effects. More recently he has worked on renewable energy investments, the local embedding of energy technologies, self-building activities as well as everyday practices related to energy. Mikko Jalas’s contributions to the study of social practices include theorizing the temporalities of everyday life, developing methodological approaches to use diaries as a method, and empirical studies of everyday practice including bicycling, heat provision and wooden boating.
Mikko Jalas’s research publications can be found here.