Sampsa Hyysalo
Department of Design

Sampsa Hyysalo

Professor

Contact information

Postal address
Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo
Mobile phone
+358505946137
Full researcher profile
https://research.aalto.fi/...

Description

Hyysalo's research and teaching focus on codesign, user involvement in innovation and the co-evolution of technologies, practices and organizations. He received his Ph.d in Behavioral Sciences in the University of Helsinki and holds a Docentship in information systems, specialising in user-centered design. Sampsa was awarded Academy of Finland 2010 price for Social Impact of Research, and EASST Freeman Award 2016.

Areas of expertise

Co-design Innovation management User innovation Science and technology studies Qualitative research and methods

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2016

EASST Freeman price 2016 Price for outstanding collective contribution in the intersection between science & technology studies and innovation studies, book New Production of Users (editors: Hyysalo, Jensen, Oudshoorn)

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Design
Jan 2010

Academy of Finland Award for Social Impact of Research

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Management Studies
Jan 2018

Aalto Excellence Recognition Project: SET: Smart Energy Transition by Department of Management Studies

Publications

Department of Design, Department of Management Studies

Codesign for transitions governance: A Mid-range pathway creation toolset for accelerating sociotechnical change

Publishing year: 2019 Design Studies
Department of Design

An agenda for sustainability transitions research

Publishing year: 2019 Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
Department of Design

Passing the baton: How intermediaries advance sustainability transitions in different phases

Publishing year: 2019 Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
Department of Design, Department of Management Studies, Sustainability in Business, Department of Computer Science

Developing policy pathways

Publishing year: 2019 Sustainability (Switzerland)
Department of Design, Department of Computer Science, Department of Media

Diversity and change of user driven innovation modes in companies

Publishing year: 2019 Managing Innovation
Department of Design

Including services in design management

Publishing year: 2019 TOUCHPOINT: THE JOURNAL OF SERVICE DESIGN
Department of Design

Method Matters in the Social Study of Technology: Investigating the Biographies of Artifacts and Practices

Publishing year: 2019 Science & Technology Studies
Department of Design, Sustainability in Business, Department of Management Studies

Devices and strategies: An analysis of managing complexity in energy retrofit projects

Publishing year: 2019 Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Department of Design, Sustainability in Business, Department of Management Studies

The difficult process of adopting a comprehensive energy retrofit in housing companies: Barriers posed by nascent markets and complicated calculability

Publishing year: 2019 Energy Policy
Department of Design

Who 'uses' smart grids? The evolving nature of user representations in layered infrastructures

Publishing year: 2018 Sustainability (Switzerland)