Lauri Malmi
Department of Computer Science

Lauri Malmi

Professor

Contact information

Postal address
Aalto SCI Computer Science Konemiehentie 2
Mobile phone
+358505772176
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

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. 

Areas of expertise

Computing education research educational technology software visualization gameful learning

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for academic career
Professorship Malmi L.
Jan 1999

Teacher of the year 1999, Helsinki University of Technology Teacher of the year 1999, Helsinki University of Technology

Award or honor granted for academic career
Professorship Malmi L.
Jan 2000

Excellent Education in Electronics (Elektroniikka-insinöörien seura r.y) Excellent Education in Electronics (Elektroniikka-insinöörien seura r.y), 2000

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Professorship Malmi L.
May 2017

2016 Learning Contribution Achievement Award 2016 The 2016 Learning Contribution Achievement Award was given to Tomi Kauppinen and Lauri Malmi, who had headed the Aalto Online Learning digitalization project in an exemplary manner. The contributions of Kauppinen and Malmi created operations models used to develop teaching in Aalto. Also, thanks to their work, the digitalization of Aalto’s teaching advanced leaps and bounds in a very pedagogically sound manner.

Research groups

Professorship Malmi L., Professor

Publications

Professorship Malmi L., Department of Computer Science, School services, SCI, School services, ELEC, School Services, BIZ

Transforming the learning and educational culture at a university

Publishing year: 2018 Proceedings of the 46th SEFI Annual Conference 2018
Professorship Malmi L., Department of Computer Science

ICER 2018 chairs' welcome

Publishing year: 2018
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Malmi L.

An integrated practice system for learning programming in Python: design and evaluation

Publishing year: 2018 RESEARCH AND PRACTICE IN TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED LEARNING
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Malmi L.

A bottom-up strategy for establishment of EER in three Nordic countries – the role of networks

Publishing year: 2018 European Journal of Engineering Education
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Malmi L.

COMPUTING EDUCATION RESEARCH

Publishing year: 2018 ACM Inroads
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Malmi L.

How authors did it – a methodological analysis of recent engineering education research papers in the European Journal of Engineering Education

Publishing year: 2018 European Journal of Engineering Education
Professorship Malmi L., Department of Computer Science

Changing aims of computing education

Publishing year: 2018 Computer Science Education
Professorship Malmi L., Department of Computer Science

COMPUTING EDUCATION RESEARCH: Empirical Computer Science

Publishing year: 2017 ACM Inroads
Department of Computer Science, Professorship Malmi L.

ICER 2017 chairs' welcome

Publishing year: 2017
Professorship Malmi L., Department of Computer Science

COMPUTING EDUCATION RESEARCH: Program Leadership

Publishing year: 2017 ACM Inroads