Institute of Occupational Safety Engineering, TUT by pyz17071

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									                   Institute of Occupational Safety
                   Engineering, TUT

                          Established 1974
                          Staff: about 20 persons
                          Safety management, risk
                           management and ergonomics are the
                           main areas of research and education
                          Students: about 130 with major/minor
                           in occupational safety engineering
                          About 60 doctoral students


Occupational Safety Engineering      Prof. Kaija Leena Saarela
      TUT
      ELECTRONICS

           Jukka Vanhala, TTY/Elektroniikka
•   Personal Electronics Group, PEG
•   prof. Jukka Vanhala
•   ~20 tutkijaa
•   Tampereella ja Kankaanpäässä
•   Henkilökohtainen elektroniikka on rajakerros
    ihmisen ja koneen välillä, Human - computer -
    interface, HCI
•   Ei pelkästään kuvaruudulla, vaan uudet
    käyttöliittymät
•   Kaikki elektroniikka, jota voi katsella, kuulla,
    kosketella - aistia
•   UCIT:ssa ollut 5 opiskelijaa, Jaana,
    Tero, Arto, Lasse ja Satu

•   Käyttöliittymät
•   Käytettävyys
•   Älykkäät laitteet ja ympäristöt
•   Elektroniikaa!
  Institute of Human-Centered Technology
• Founded on 1.1.2006                       RESEARCH THEMES:
   - head: professor Kaisa Väänänen-        • Human-centered design of machine
       Vainio-Mattila                         and automation systems
   -   In dept. of Information Technology   • Customer-centered implementation of
• Research since 1990s in user-               Enterprise Resource Planning
                                              systems
  centered design and user needs
  research                                  • Measuring the usability and business
                                              performance of mobile services
   - multidisciplinary cooperation with     • Assessing the experience of
       several institutes
                                              audiovisual quality, for example, on
• 20 researchers and assistants               mobile TV
• One professor in usability                • User needs in smart environments,
   - in 2006, a new professor in              for example, in smart homes
       psychology
• Strong cooperation with industry
Clas-Håkan Nygård, PhD (Work physiology)
Professor in Occupational Health

University of Tampere
Tampere School of Public Health
Vice director and
Head of Occupational health group

Main research topics: ageing and work, work physiology (stress and strain at work),
promotion of health and work well-being, technology and well-being, ergonomics

In UCIT supervisor of Reetta Orsila
                          TAUCHI – Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction




                          Roope Raisamo

      Prof. Roope Raisamo
   Department of Computer Sciences
    University of Tampere, Finland
                                                        Presently coordinating these projects:
     1993—1998 Instructor and researcher,               MICOLE: Multimodal Collaboration
Dept of Computer Science, University of Tampere         Environment for Inclusion of Visually
1996—1997 Visiting research positions at Digital        Impaired Children (2004-2007)
 Equipment Corporation (Palo Alto, California;          funded by European Union
     Cambridge, Massachusetts, 6 months)                Haptic User Interfaces (2004-2007)
                                                        funded by the Academy of Finland
     1998— Professor of Computer Science,
              University of Tampere                     Multimodal Interfaces for Visually
  (field: user interface software development)          Impaired Children (2004-2006)
                                                        funded by Tekes and NUH
 Leader of the Multimodal Interaction Research
       Group (15 researchers) at TAUCHI
Kari-Jouko Räihä
                             TAUCHI – Tampere Unit for Computer-Human Interaction


                                          Veikko Surakka

   PhD in Psychology
   Docent in Interactive Technology
   Current position: yliassistentti at the Department of Computer Sciences
        Also working at the Tampere University Hospital
   Head of the Research Group for Emotions, Sociality, and Computing (ESC)
        At present a group of 7 people

   Research focus:
      To integrate social-emotional processes as part of interactive technology, and to study
        the effects of such processes to man-machine interaction
           For example, how emotions and cognitive functioning can be regulated by technology
      Multidisciplinary team combining psychology, computer science, and engineering
       science

   Research methods:
      Mainly empirical, experimental research at all levels of human behavior
           Phenomenological, behavioral, psycho-physiological, and neurophysiological

								
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