CV

Education

PhD in Computer Science and Engineering (with distinction)
Situated Crowdsourcing: Feasibility, Performance and Behaviours
August 2015, University of Oulu
Opponent: Prof. Albrecht Schmidt

MSc in Computer Science and Engineering
Groupster : Narrowcasting on Social Networking Sites (19 out of 20)
September 2011, University of Madeira, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Under the Carnegie Mellon | Portugal partnership)

BSc in Computer Science and Engineering
September 2009, University of Madeira

Experience

Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction
(April 2017 – current, Interaction Design Lab, University of Melbourne, Australia)

Postdoctoral Researcher
(August 2015 – April 2017, Center for Ubiquitous Computing, University of Oulu, Finland)

Research Scientist
(February 2012 – August 2015, Community Imaging Group, University of Oulu, Finland)

Visiting Researcher
(June – August 2015, ifuplan, Germany)

Visiting Researcher
(May – July 2014, University of Tokyo, Japan)

Visiting Researcher
(April – June 2013, Pukyong National University, South Korea)

Research Assistant
(September 2011 – January 2012, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Portugal)

Webmaster & System Operator
(September 2011 – January 2012, Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Portugal)

Awards & Grants

  • 2017: SIGCHI Special Recognition for Reviewing – CHI’17
  • 2015: Best Full Paper Award at the British HCI Conference
  • 2015: SIGCHI Special Recognition for Reviewing – CHI’15
  • 2015: Walter Ahlström Foundation Research Grant
  • 2014: SIGCHI Best of CHI’14 Best Talk Award
  • 2014: SIGCHI Best of CHI’14 Honorable Mention Award (top 5% of submissions)
  • 2014: Walter Ahlström Foundation Research Grant
  • 2013: Infotech Graduate School Personal Scholarship (3 years)
  • 2013: Tauno Tönning Foundation Research Grant
  • 2013: Nokia Foundation Personal Grant
  • 2013: Walter Ahlström Foundation Research Grant
  • 2012: Best Presentation Award at UBI Summer School
  • 2012: Nokia Foundation Personal Grant

Teaching

  • Applied Computing Project 1 (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Applied Computing Project 2 (Spring 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Mobile and Social Computing (Spring 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Human Computer Interaction (Fall 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Research Methods in Computer Science (Fall 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Information Networks Service Techniques (Spring 2012)

Student supervision

  • Niels van Berkel (PhD)
  • Chu Luo (PhD)
  • Zhanna Sarsenbayeva (PhD)
  • Junjie Zhou (MSc)
  • Furqan Ahmed (MSc)
  • Zhanna Sarsenbayeva (MSc)
  • Subingqian Hu (BSc)
  • Nemanja Vukota (BSc)
  • Teemu Partanen (BSc)
  • Miika Keisu (BSc)
  • Joonas Nikula (BSc)
  • Talks

    • Task Routing and Assignment in Crowdsourcing based on Cognitive Abilities (given at WWW’17, Perth, Australia, 2017)
    • Crowdsourcing Queue Estimations in Situ (given at CSCW’16, San Francisco, USA, 2016)
    • WMSC ’16: Second Workshop on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing (given at UbiComp’16, Heidelberg, Germany, 2016)
    • Leveraging Wisdom of the Crowd for Decision Support (given at British HCI’16, Bournemouth, UK, 2016)
    • RDV: An Easy to Use Data Visualisation Tool for Reddit (given at IPP’16, Oxford, UK, 2016)
    • Bazaar: A Situated Crowdsourcing Market (given at UbiComp’15 Workshop on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing, Osaka, Japan, 2015)
    • WMSC ’15: Workshop on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing (given at UbiComp’15, Osaka, Japan, 2015)
    • Studying Communities through their Use of Technology (given at University of Bath, Bath, UK, 2015)
    • Situated crowdsourcing: An alternative approach to conducting crowdsourcing experiments (given at University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2015)
    • Studying Communities through their Use of Technology (given at University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, 2015)
    • Studying Communities through their Use of Technology (given at ifuplan, Munich, Germany, 2015)
    • Situated Crowdsourcing Using a Market Model (given at UIST’14, Hawaii, USA, 2014)
    • A Case Study in Modeling Government–Citizen Interaction on Facebook (given at IPP’14, Oxford, UK, 2014)
    • Projective Testing of Diurnal Collective Emotion (given at UbiComp’14, Seattle, USA, 2014)
    • Game of Words: Tagging Places through Crowdsourcing on Public Displays (given at DIS’14, Vancouver, Canada, 2014)
    • Situated Crowdsourcing (given at University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 2014)
    • IncluCity: Using Contextual Cues to Raise Awareness on Environmental Accessibility (given at ASSETS’13, Seattle, USA, 2013)
    • Crowdsourcing on the Spot: Altruistic use of Public Displays, Feasibility, Performance, and Behaviours (given at UbiComp’13, Zurich, Switzerland, 2013)
    • Human Interfaces for Civic and Urban Engagement (given at UbiComp’13, Zurich, Switzerland, 2013)
    • Designing Technology for the Smart Cities of Tomorrow (given at KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, 2013)
    • Designing Technology for the Smart Cities of Tomorrow (given at Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea, 2013)
    • Narrowcasting in Social Media: Effects and Perceptions (given at ASONAM’13, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2013)
    • Designing Technology to Foster Participation in the Wild (given at NordiCHI’12, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012)
    • Designing Technology to Foster Participation in the Wild (given at IBM TJ Watson Research Center, New York, USA, 2012)
    • Organization & Editorials

      • Organizer, WMSC’16: Second Workshop on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing (UbiComp’16 Workshop)
      • Co-Chair, UBI Summer School 2016
      • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing (International Journal of Human-Computer Studies)
      • Organiser, The 5th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis 2016)
      • Organizer, WMSC’15: Workshop on Mobile and Situated Crowdsourcing (UbiComp’15 Workshop)
      • Organiser, HiCUE’13: 1st International Workshop on Human Interfaces for Civic and Urban Engagement (UbiComp’13 Workshop)

      Technical Program Committee

      • The Web Conference 2018 (WWW’18)
      • The 21st ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW’18)
      • The 31st British Human Computer Interaction Conference (British HCI’17)
      • Internet of Things for the Global Community (IoTGC’17)
      • The 5th ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays (PerDis’16)
      • The 29th British Human Computer Interaction Conference (British HCI’15)
      • The 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM’13)
      • 2nd International UBI Challenge (2013)
      • UbiMI: 2nd International Workshop on Ubiquitous Mobile Instrumentation (UbiComp’13 Workshop)
      • UbiMI: 1st International Workshop on Ubiquitous Mobile Instrumentation (UbiComp’12 Workshop)

      Media Mentions