Senni Kirjavainen

T210 Design Factory
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Design thinking, Industrial Design, Product Development, Creativity


Best Paper Nomination ASME IDETC Design Theory & Methodology conference

Best Paper Nomination in the ASME Design Theory & Methodology conference for a paper titled: Deconstruction of Idea Generation Methods Into a Framework of Creativity Mechanisms
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Mechanical Engineering Aug 2020

Best Teaching Paper

The American Society of Engineering Education Entrepreneurship & Engineering Innovation Division 2020 1st Place Best Teaching Paper
Award or honor granted for a specific work Design Factory Jan 2020


Prototyping in practice – Paths and partners for testing novel industrial product and service ideas

Senni Kirjavainen, Simo Lahdenne, Tua Björklund 2023 2nd Design Factory Research Conference

Student perceptions of the societal linkages of engineering innovation

Senni Kirjavainen, Raimo Vepsäläinen, Vikki Eriksson, Tua Björklund 2022 2022 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Peer designers as strong influencers on the design process of food startups

Summer D. Jung, Erika Perttunen, Senni Kirjavainen, Tua Björklund, Sohyeong Kim 2021

The role of consumer influences in the new product development of packaged food and beverage ventures

Erika Maria Perttunen, Summer D. Jung, Senni Kirjavainen, Tua A. Björklund, Sohyeong Kim 2021

Educating future engineers - student perceptions of the societal linkages of innovation opportunities

Sine Celik, Senni Kirjavainen, Tua Björklund 2020 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access