Marko Nieminen

T313 Dept. Computer Science

Strategic Usability, HCI: User-centred design UCD, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), usability in business, usability as a business factor, usability engineering, user-centred product development, user experience (UX) design

Collaborative ICT in Industry: Information and communication technology (ICT) in the support for collaboration in industrial networks, social media and computer-mediated communities in industry, Computer-Supported Co-operative Work CSCW, Shop-floor usability: Information support for assembly tasks, Interactive Task Support

Finance and Healthcare: Research and development on mobile payments and other financial services, ICT in healthcare: user-centred design of healthcare ICT

ICT4D and participatory design: ICT for Development, ICT for under-served communities in emerging markets


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Areas of expertise

Strategic Usability Research Group STRATUS, Käytettävyys, HCI, Strategic usability, User-centred design, User experience, Usability, User interfaces, CSCW, SoberIT, Participatory design, Mobile Financial Services, Accessibility, Human-computer interaction, Service design, User studies, USchool, Käytettävyyskoulu, Käyttäjäkokemus, Computer-supported cooperative work, Software and Service Engineering, Qualitative Research, 2 Engineering and technology, Software engineering, operating systems, man-computer interaction

Honors and awards

The award of Finnish Federation of Electrical and Electronics Industry (2002 )

SET:in palkinto vuodelta 2002, Sähkö- ja elektroniikka- ja tietoteollisuus SET ry, Finland
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Computer Science Jan 2003

Distinguished senior researcher (1999)

Award for distinguished senior researcher (1999), Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Helsinki University of Technology
Award or honor granted for a specific work Professorship Nieminen Marko Jan 1999

Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society

2017 Highly Commended Award of Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society
Award or honor granted for a specific work Professorship Nieminen Marko Jan 2017

Research groups

  • Computer Science Professors, Professor
  • Computer Science - Human-Computer Interaction and Design (HCID), Professor
  • Computer Science - Software and Service Engineering (SSE), Professor
  • Professorship Nieminen Marko, Professor


Digital microwork as a livelihood strategy in a Namibian informal settlement

Pietari Keskinen, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Shilumbe Chivuno-Kuria, Anna Müller, Marko Nieminen 2022 The Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries

Modeling Public Sentiments About JUUL Flavors on Twitter Through Machine Learning

Aqdas Malik, Muhammad Irfan Khan, Habib Karbasian, Marko Nieminen, Muhammad Ammad-Ud-Din, Suleiman Ali Khan 2021 NICOTINE AND TOBACCO RESEARCH

Institutionalising smart city research and innovation: from fuzzy definitions to real-life experiments

Ralf Martin Soe, Luiza Schuch de Azambuja, Kalle Toiskallio, Marko Nieminen, Michael Batty 2021 URBAN RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

Social media and social bonding in students’ decision-making regarding their study path


Characterizing HIV discussions and engagement on Twitter

Aqdas Malik, Angi Antonino, M. Laeeq Khan, Marko Nieminen 2021 HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY

Empowering Communities in Marginalized Surroundings: Opportunities from Collaborative Community-Managed Electrification and Advanced ICT

Karin Fröhlich, Karishma Jain, Antti Pinomaa, Marko Nieminen 2021 CHI Greece 2021: 1st International Conference of the ACM Greek SIGCHI Chapter

Local tech mediators - a human access point to global crowdfunding platforms

Pietari Keskinen, Niina Arvila, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Anton Lungameni, Asnath Paula Kambunga, Roosa Laurikainen, Marko Nieminen 2021 CoDesign

Factors of Implementing Citizen-Centric e-Government in Developing Countries: Namibia

Karin Frohlich, Marko Nieminen, Antti Pinomaa 2020 Proceedings of Fifth International Congress on Information and Communication Technology

User Experience Considerations in Motivational Design for Sustainable Mobile Learning Usage

Jarmo Seppälä, Takashi Mitsuishi, Yuichi Ohkawa, Xiumin Zhao, Marko Nieminen 2020

Study on UX design in enhancing student motivations in mobile language learning

Jarmo Seppala, Takashi Mitsuishi, Yuichi Ohkawa, Xiumin Zhao, Marko Nieminen 2020 Proceedings of 2020 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering, TALE 2020