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Turkka Keinonen

  • Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo


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Personal profile

Artistic and research interests

Keinonen is a Professor of design and the Head of Department of Design. He has worked for Finnish design consultancies, been a principal research scientist at Nokia Research Center and worked as a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore. He has published more than 100 articles, conference papers and patents on human centred design, concept design and design strategy. His recent research deals with ethics of human centred design.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Arts (Art and Design)

Award Date: 15 Jun 1998

Licentiate of Arts (Art and Design)

Award Date: 16 Dec 1994

Master of Arts (Art and Design)

Award Date: 18 May 1990

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Research Output

Designers, users and justice

Keinonen, T., 28 Feb 2017

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Design, wellbeing and design for wellbeing

Keinonen, T., 2013, Designing for wellbeing. Turkka Keinonen, K. V. (ed.). Helsinki: Aalto ARTS Books, p. 8-25

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Designing for wellbeing

Vaajakallio, K. (ed.), Keinonen, T. (ed.) & Honkonen, J. (ed.), 2013, Helsinki: Aalto University. 147 p. (Aalto University publication series ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE; no. 5/2013)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Hyvinvoinnin muotoilu

Vaajakallio, K. (ed.), Keinonen, T. (ed.) & Honkonen, J. (ed.), 2013, Helsinki: Aalto ARTS Books. 150 p. (Aalto-yliopiston julkaisusarja TAIDE + MUOTOILU + ARKKITEHTUURI; no. 1/2013)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyScientificpeer-review

Building up Commitment in the Finnish Renovation Industry

Keinonen, T. & Soini, K., 2011, Proceedings of Participatory Innovation Conference PINC 2011, 13-15.1.2011. Buur, J. (ed.). Sønderborg, Denmark, p. 402-409

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  • Projects

    Espoo KOHO

    Keinonen, T. & Svanda, A.


    Project: Other external funding: Municipalities


    Keinonen, T.


    Project: EU: Other research funding


    The award of Finnish Federation of Electrical and Electronics Industry (2002 )

    Keinonen, Turkka (Recipient) & Nieminen, Marko (Recipient), 2003

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

  • Activities

    Conferrer of degrees in the 2019 Conferment Ceremony of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

    Lily Diaz-Kommonen (Participant), , Turkka Keinonen (Participant), , Mira Kallio-Tavin (Participant), & Karin Krokfors (Participant)

    31 Jan 201915 Jun 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther expert tasks or merit

    Design and Ethics

    Turkka Keinonen (Speaker)

    14 Sep 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Margareta Lützhöft

    Turkka Keinonen (Host)

    13 Jan 2017

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting a visitor

    Foreign Organisation

    Turkka Keinonen (Visiting researcher)

    11 Apr 201616 Apr 2016

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisit abroad

    Minna Pakanen, Oulun yliopisto (Finland)

    Turkka Keinonen (Opponent)

    18 Dec 2015

    Activity: Examination typesPre-examination of dissertation or acting as opponent to doctoral students