Hyysalo, Sampsa Ilja Ilari, Short Academic CV

Current post

Associate Professor in CoDesign, Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Design, 1.6.2011-

Language skills: Finnish: Native ;  English: Fluent ; Swedish: Proficient (According to KelpA 15 § 1 mom)

2006 Title of Docent. University of Turku, School of Economics, Dept. of Management, Information systems (originally, School of Natural Sciences, relocated 2010)
2004 Ph.D University of Helsinki, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, adult education. (approved with distinction).
2000 Phil Lic, University of Turku, Faculty of Humanities, cultural history (Eximia cum laude)
1998 MA, University of Turku, Faculty of Humanities, cultural history (Laudatur)

Publication overview
38 peer review articles (jufo ranked), 6 books, 10 chapters in peer reviewed books, total publications 72. Out of the articles 19 in top journals (jufo 2 and 3), lead or solo authorship 50%.

Teaching overview
19 academic full courses (3-10 cu) and around 200 lectures in other courses. Overall student evaluations in 1-5 scale range between 3,95- 4,61. Executive education 23 day modules. Developed one university course book, which is the most cited Finnish language human centred design teaching volume.

Doctoral supervision and post-doc mentoring
Six completed doctorates (M. Johnson, A. Botero, S. Ylirisku, J. Lahtiranta, J. Juntunen, T. Kymäläinen), Botero and Kymäläinen gained “approved with distinction”. 10 ongoing supervisions.

Three mentored post-docs (S. Freeman 1.4.2011-1.10.2012; M. Johnson 1.4.2013 – 31.12.2014; S. Usenyuk 1.8.2013-30.3.2014).

Professional appointments

Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Design, Associate Professor 1.6.2011-
Aalto University, Business School, Department of Management, Senior Researcher 1.1.2010-31.12.2014 (50%)
Aalborg University at Copenhagen, Faculty of Planning, Center for Design, Innovation and Sustainable transitions & Group of Techno Anthropology, Visiting Professor 10.3 – 21.5.2014
National Consumer Research Centre of Finland, Visiting Researcher 1.1.2011-31.12.2012
University of Trento, Italy, Faculty of Social Sciences, Visiting researcher 17.3.2010-18.5.2010.
University of Turku, Faculty of natural sciences: Acting Professor in Work Informatics 1.1.2009-31.12.2009
University of Santa Clara, US, Centre for Science and Technoogy Studies, Visiting researcher 1.11.2008-7.12.2008; 7.10.2005-31.10.2005.
University of Helsinki, Collegium for Advanced Studies: Fellow 1.8.2005-31.12.2010; Fellow / Academy of Finland post-doctoral Fellow
University of Helsinki, Center for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research, Post doctoral researcher 1.6. 2004-31.7.2005.
University of Edinburgh, UK, Institute for studies of science, technology and innovation, Visiting research fellow, 15.10.2006-15.12.2006
University of California San Diego, US Department of communication, Visiting Scholar, 4.1. – 30.6. 2002.
University of Helsinki, Center for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research, Doctoral student 1.1.1999- 1.6.2004

Major Grants Awarded as Principal Investigator

2015-2019 Intermediaries in the energy transition (Academy of Finland Consortium, 110000€).
2015-2020. Smart Energy Transition, WP6 and Interaction activities (Academy of Finland Strategic project, WP 6, 899 000€)
2011-2014 User innovation pathways to utility (Academy of Finland project 620 000€)
2011-2014 User Innovation Communities (Eemil Aaltonen Foundation project 200 000€)
2008-2010 Cross-Practice Learning and Lock in (Academy of Finland post-doctoral grant 200 000€)
2005-2010 Interaction and Learning in development and use of new health care technologies (Univ. of Helsinki, Collegium for Advanced Studies, approx. 250 000€)

Major role in grants
2015-2019 Getting collaborative design done: An enquiry into mundane and strategic organizing of co-design in 21st century (CODO) Academy of Finland project, PI prof John Whalen, 858 611 €.

2011-2014 Local Adaptation and Innovation in Practice in Achieving Carbon Neutrality (LAICA) Academy of Finland, FICCA program, 1 050 00o€, PI prof. Raimo Lovio.

Journal editing and reviewing
Coordinating editor Science & Technology Studies, the official journal of European Association for Science & Technology Studies 1.11.2012 – 15.2.2016
Editor in Chief, 1.1.2007 –1.10.2012 Science Studies, an international journal for science and technology studies
Special issue editor: HumanTechnology Journal, special issue on “design-use relationships in sociotechnical change”, 2006-2007 // Science & Technology Studies, Special issue on “Energy in Society”, 2013-2014
Reviewer for the following journals / series: Computer Supported Collaborative Work; Consumption, markets and culture; Human Technology; International Journal for Learning Technology; Marketing Theory ; MIS Quarterly ; MIT-Press, Acting with technology –book series ; R&D management; Research Policy; Routledge book series on health technology ; Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems ; Scandinavian Journal of Management ; Science Studies ; Science, Technology and Human Values; Science & Technology Studies, Social Studies of Science; Technology Analysis and Strategic Management; European Conference on Information Systems; International Conference on Information Systems.

Top awards and key notes

  • Academy of Finland, Award for Social Impact of Research, 2010
  • Keynote “What longitudinal multicite studies might hold for CsCw“ European Computer Supported Collaborative Work conference 2013, Paphos, Cyprus, 7.9.2013.
  • Presidential plenary address panel in the world conference of Science and Technology Studies “Annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science”, Vancouver, CA, 1–5.10.2006 (over 700 participants).

Academic leadership and positions of trust
Own research group “User and Innvoation Research (INUSE)” founded in 1.1.2011. It is a cross aalto university research group (researchers from 4/6 Aalto Schools www.inuse.fi) located in Aalto ARTS, department of design. The group has had on average 8 active post-graduate/post-doctoral members.

Positions of trust:

  • Aalto ARTS dept design doctoral education and research responsible professor 7.2.2015 –
  • Aalto ARTS doctoral council member 1.1.2013-1.9.2013, 1.4.2015-
  • Head of subject (oppiaine) in information systems in Univ. of Turku 1.1.2009-31.12.2009
  • Aalto Energy Efficiency program, board member, 2013-
  • Aalto Energy platform, member, 2013-
  • European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), co-opted council member 2012-2015
  • Finnish Society of Science and Technology Studies, Board Member 2008-2011
  • University of Turku, Board of University, member 1.1.1998-31.12.1998
  • University of Turku, Board of Factulty of Humanities, Student vice-member 1996-1998
  • Aalto Executive Education, Academic Advisor, 1.1.2012-, Instructor in AEE and Aalto Pro 1.1.2012-, AEE Board of Studies 1.1. 2014-

Conference organizing
Organized 14 conferences or session tracks in major conferences.

Academic evaluation work
Three professor/reader evaluations, UK universities of York & Edinburgh, Docenture review Aalto Business School, 4 Phd. Examinations, 4 ph.d. pre-examinations, several grant and program evaluations.