Virpi Roto

Professor of Practice

  • Otaniementie 14

20042020

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Personal profile

Artistic and research interests

Memorable experiences make life meaningful. Design practices are advancing from problem-solving approaches to human-experience-driven ones, which requires a radical change in industry. Virpi Roto’s mission is to help technology companies to transform themselves into experience providers. She studies experience design in business-to-business industry, and is interested in improving not only user experience but also customer experience, brand experience, and employee experience. Virpi develops and uses techniques for experience design, co-design, and service design to improve experience design maturity in partner organizations. She is the Chair of Aalto University Experience Platform.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Technology

Keywords

  • Experience Platform
  • User experience
  • Experience Design

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Research Output

Automation Experience across Domains: Designing for Intelligibility, Interventions, Interplay and Integrity

Fröhlich, P., Baldauf, M., Palanque, P., Roto, V., Meneweger, T., Tscheligi, M., Becerra, Z. & Paterno, F., Apr 2020. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientificpeer-review

  • Balance Talking and Doing! Using Google Design Sprint to Enhance an Intensive UCD Course

    Larusdottir, M., Roto, V., Lucero, A. & Šmorgun, I., 2019, Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2019 - 17th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Proceedings. Lamas, D., Loizides, F., Nacke, L., Petrie, H., Winckler, M. & Zaphiris, P. (eds.). Vol. 11747 LNCS. p. 95-113 19 p. (Lecture notes in computer science; vol. 11747 LNCS).

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

  • Engaging Automation at Work – A Literature Review

    Roto, V., Palanque, P. & Karvonen, H., 1 Jan 2019, Human Work Interaction Design. Designing Engaging Automation - 5th IFIP WG 13.6 Working Conference, HWID 2018, Revised Selected Papers. Barricelli, B. R., Roto, V., Clemmensen, T., Campos, P., Lopes, A., Gonçalves, F. & Abdelnour-Nocera, J. (eds.). p. 158-172 15 p. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 544).

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

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Human Work Interaction Design: Designing Engaging Automation

    Barricelli, B. R. (ed.), Roto, V. (ed.), Clemmensen, T. (ed.), Campos, P. (ed.), Lopes, A. (ed.), Goncalves, F. (ed.) & Abdelnour Nocera, J. (ed.), Jan 2019, 1 ed. (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 544)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyScientificpeer-review

  • User Experience in an Automated World

    Palanque, P., Campos, P. F., Nocera, J. A., Clemmensen, T. & Roto, V., 23 Aug 2019, Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2019: 17th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Proceedings. Lamas, D., Loizides, F., Nacke, L., Petrie, H., Winckler, M. & Zaphiris, P. (eds.). Vol. 4. p. 706-710 5 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11749 LNCS).

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

  • Projects

    Sea4Value A80325

    Roto, V.

    01/02/202030/06/2022

    Project: Business Finland: Other research funding

    RAAS ARTS/A80325

    Roto, V.

    01/04/201931/12/2020

    Project: Other external funding: Other government funding

    Human-work interaction design: Human-work interaction design

    Roto, V.

    31/05/201831/12/2018

    Project: Conferences and seminars

    D4V

    Roto, V., Huusko, M. & Wu, Y.

    01/12/201631/12/2019

    Project: Business Finland: Other research funding

    BRAND-NEW

    Roto, V. & Pirinen, A.

    01/01/201531/05/2018

    Project: Business Finland: Other research funding

    Prizes

    Red Dot Award

    Virpi Roto (Supervisor) & Yichen Lu (Supervisor), Oct 2018

    Prize: Award or honor granted for a specific work

    Activities

    Tekoälyn etiikka - juhlapuheista käytäntöön

    Virpi Roto (Member)
    28 Jan 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganization of a workshop, panel, session or tutorial

    Effie Lai Chong Law

    Virpi Roto (Host)
    9 Jun 201919 Jun 2019

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting a visitor

    Nordic Design Research Conference

    Virpi Roto (Chair)
    Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesMembership of a scientific or program committee of a conference or seminar

    Human-Work Interaction Design - Designing Engaging Automation (Event)

    Virpi Roto (Editor)
    Jan 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorship of a book or a special issue of a journal

    What kind of AI should we design

    Virpi Roto (Keynote speaker)
    23 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic or invited talk

    Press / Media

    Turun yliopisto isännöi teknologiaetiikan seminaaria

    Virpi Roto

    22/10/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Media appearance

    Pakkaussuunnittelulla elämyksellisiä pakkauksia

    Virpi Roto

    01/01/2016

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Media appearance