Doctoral education

Research fields and supervising professors (School of Arts, Design and Architecture)

Research field is an area of academic research in which the school has agreed to provide doctoral education. The Aalto Doctoral Programme in Arts, Design and Architecture offers doctoral education in 10 research fields. Each doctoral student is appointed a supervising professor who represents the research field approved for the student.

Contact: emails are in the form firstname.lastname (a) aalto.fi

Doctor of Arts (Art and Design) degree

 

Dept. of Art and Media: Art Education
(in Finnish: taidekasvatus)

Helena Sederholm, Art Education
Anniina Suominen, Art Pedagogy
Kevin Tavin, International Art Education

Dept. of Art and Media: Contemporary Art
(in Finnish: nykytaide)

Laura Beloff, Visual Culture and Artistic Practices
Bassam El Baroni, Curating and Mediating Art
Paula Hohti, History of Art and Culture
Harri Laakso, Photography Research
Helena Sederholm, Art Education
Anniina Suominen, Art Pedagogy
Kevin Tavin, International Art Education

Dept. of Art and Media: New Media
(in Finnish: uusi media)

Lily Díaz-Kommonen, New Media
Perttu Hämäläinen, Computer Games
Teemu Leinonen, New Media Design and Learning
Andrés Lucero, Interaction Design

Dept. of Art and Media: Photography
(in Finnish: valokuva)

Harri Laakso, Photography Research

Dept. of Art and Media: Visual Communication Design
(in Finnish: visuaalisen viestinnän muotoilu)
Masood Masoodian, Visual Communication Design
Dept. of Art and Media: Visual Culture
(in Finnish: visuaalinen kulttuuri)

Laura Beloff, Visual Culture and Artistic Practices
Bassam El Baroni, Curating and Mediating Art
Paula Hohti, History of Art and Culture
Harri Laakso, Photography Research
Helena Sederholm, Art Education
Anniina Suominen, Art Pedagogy
Kevin Tavin, International Art Education

Dept. of Design: Design
(in Finnish: muotoilu)

Eeva Berglund, Environmental Policy
Andrea Botero
Idil Gaziulusoy, Sustainable Design
Sampsa Hyysalo, Co-design
Guy Julier, Design Leadership
Turkka Keinonen, Industrial Design
Andrés Lucero, Interaction Design
Maarit Mäkelä, Practice-led Design Research
Tuuli Mattelmäki, Product and Service Systems
Kirsi Niinimäki, Fashion Research
Oscar Person, Design Integration

Virpi Roto, Experience Design
Anna Valtonen, Strategic Design
Annamari Vänskä, Fashion research

Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography: Film and Television
(in Finnish: elokuvataide)
Susanna Helke, Film research
Raija Talvio, Screenwriting for film and television

Dept. of Film, Television and Scenography: Costume Design
(in Finnish: pukusuunnittelu)
from 1.8.2022 onwards

Outi Lahtinen
Sofia Pantouvaki, Costume Design for Theatre and Film

Doctor of Science (Architecture) degree  
Dept. of Architecture: Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism
(in Finnish: arkkitehtuuri-, maisema- ja kaupunkitutkimus)

Antti Ahlava, Emergent Design Methodologies
Günther Filz, Structures and Architecture
Pia Fricker
Ranja Hautamäki, Landscape Architecture    
Saija Hollmén, Humanitarian Architecture
Anssi Joutsiniemi, Urban Development and Modelling
Toni Kotnik, Design of Structures
Karin Krokfors, Urban Design Practices
Matti Kuittinen, Resource Effectivity and Environmental Impacts
Kimmo Lapintie, Urban and Regional Planning
Elisa Lähde, Landscape Architecture
Pirjo Sanaksenaho, Building Design
Panu Savolainen, History of Architecture and Architectural Conservation

 

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