Elina Ilen

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Project specialist
A803 Dept. Design
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Honors and awards

Literati Award: Highly Commended Paper in the 2020 Emerald Literati Awards

Honour for an article Määttänen, M., Asikainen, S., Kamppuri, T, Ilen, E., Niinimäki, K., Tanttu, M., Harlin, A. (2019). Colour management in CE; Decolourization of cotton waste. RJTA Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel, 23(2), pp134-152. The editorial team highlights that it is one of the most exceptional pieces of work they saw throughout 2019.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Design Dec 2020

Research groups

  • Fashion/Textile Futures


Washable textile embedded solar cells for self-powered wearables

Elina Ilén, Farid Elsehrawy, Elina Palovuori, Janne Halme 2022 Research Journal of Textile and Apparel

Sun-powered Textiles

Elina Ilen, Janne Halme, Farid Elsehrawy, Elina Palovuori, Bettina Blomstedt, Pinja Helasuo, Jaakko Eskola, Zuzana Zmatekova, Linda Wederhorn, Maarit Salolainen 2021

An openly available wearable, a diaper cover, monitors infant's respiration and position during rest and sleep

Jukka Ranta, Elina Ilen, Kirsi Palmu, Jonna Salama, Oleksii Roienko, Sampsa Vanhatalo 2021 Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics

Recording activity in proximal muscle networks with surface EMG in assessing infant motor development

Sini Hautala, Anton Tokariev, Oleksii Roienko, Taru Häyrinen, Elina Ilen, Leena Haataja, Sampsa Vanhatalo 2021 Clinical Neurophysiology

Automatic Posture and Movement Tracking of Infants with Wearable Movement Sensors

Manu Airaksinen, Okko Räsänen, Elina Ilen, Taru Häyrinen, Anna Kivi, Viviana Marchi, Anastasia Gallen, Sonja Blom, Anni Varhe, Nico Kaartinen, Leena Haataja, Sampsa Vanhatalo 2020 Scientific Reports

Improving sustainability in the value chain of the apparel industry empowered with social manufacturing

Babak Mohajeri, Ilkka Kauranen, Timo Nyberg, Elina Ilen, Marc Nelson, Xiong Gang 2020 Proceedings of the 15th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, ICIEA 2020

Review of the end-of-life solutions in electronics-based smart textiles

Paula Veske, Elina Ilen 2020 Journal of the Textile Institute

User Experience of Wearable Infant Sleep Monitoring System for Medical Research and Diagnostics

Elina Ilen, Natalia Acosta Leinonen, Jukka Ranta, Manu Airaksinen, Leena Haataja, Sampsa Vanhatalo 2019 Proceedings of the 19th World Textile Conference

Colour management in circular economy: decolourization of cotton waste

Marjo Määttänen, Sari Asikainen, Taina Kampuri, Elina Ilen, Kirsi Niinimäki, Marjaana Tanttu, Ali Harlin 2019 Research Journal of Textile and Apparel

Recycling of Vat and Reactive Dyed Textile Waste to New Colored Man-Made Cellulose Fibers

Simone Haslinger, Yingfeng Wang, Marja Rissanen, Miriam Lossa, Marjaana Tanttu, Elina Ilen, Marjo Määttänen, Ali Harlin, Michael Hummel, Herbert Sixta 2019 Green Chemistry