Lauri Malmi

Professor

Research units & titles

Artistic and research interests

Lauri Malmi is a professor of computer science at Aalto University since 2001. He is leading Learning+Technology research group (LeTech) whose main research area is computing education research. The foci of the group include development and evaluation of advanced learning environments and learning tools for programming education, especially tools for automatic assessment and feedback, program and algorithm simulation and visualization, and gamified approaches to learning programming. Malmi has been leading the national Center of Excellence in Education at Helsinki University of Technology in 2001-2006.  He has chaired several international conferences in computing education research (Koli Calling 2004, 2008 and ICER 2017-2018). He is a member of the editorial board in IEEE Transactions of Learning Technologies, and a regular columnist in ACM Inroads. He has been leading several international doctoral consortia in computing education research and he has continuous interest in improving research training in computing and engineering education research. 

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Science (Technology), Information Technology, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Licentiate of Science (Technology), Information Technology, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

  • Master of Science (Technology), Information Technology, Teknillinen korkeakoulu

Keywords

  • Computing education research, educational technology, software visualization, gameful learning

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