Tua Björklund
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Tua Björklund

Professor of Practice

Kontakt information

Postadress
Betonimiehenkuja 5
Mobile phone
+358505113182
Full researcher profile
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Beskrivning

Tua is one of the co-founders of Aalto University Design Factory, a multidisciplinary experimentation platform in Aalto University, and strives for research projects which have immediate theoretical and practical implications for development efforts. She leads research projects investigating turning ideas into improvements in product design, entrepreneurship, management, and teaching.

Tua is particularly interested in combining design and entrepreneurial perspectives with psychology to understand how to better sustain innovation and idea advancement efforts in organizations. She has a DSc degree in industrial engineering and management from the Aalto University School of Science and an MA degree in cognitive science from the University of Helsinki. Tua has also worked in the Center for Design Research at Stanford University in the United States.

Publikationer

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design, Design Factory

Learning across silos: Design Factories as hubs for co‐creation

Publishing year: 2019 EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EDUCATION
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design, Design Factory

Meaningful Moments at Work : Frames Evoked by In-House and Consultancy Designers

Publishing year: 2019 Design Journal
Design Factory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design, Design Factory

FROM INVENTION DISCLOSURES TO INNOVATION - CHALLENGES IN TRANSFORMING PRACTICE

Publishing year: 2019 Proceedings of the Design Society: International Conference on Engineering Design
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Design, Design Factory

Design+ Organizational renewal and innovation through design

Publishing year: 2019
Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Design Factory

Interpretations of design thinking across a large organization

Publishing year: 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING DESIGN, ICED19
Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Design Factory

Experimentation throughout the product development process - Lessons learned from food and beverage ventures

Publishing year: 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING DESIGN, ICED19
Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Connecting People, Process and Output: Making Sense of a Research Lab through Creating a Shared Frame

Publishing year: 2019 Clive L. Dym Mudd Design Workshop XI
Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Early-career engineers’ perceptions of support for innovation at the workplace – what seems to matter

Publishing year: 2019 The 22nd International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED’19
Design Factory

Early-career engineers at the workplace: meaningful highs, lows and innovative work efforts

Publishing year: 2018 2018 ASEE annual conference & exposition proceedings
Engineering Design, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Design Factory

Assessing the development of empathy and innovation attitudes in a project-based engineering design course

Publishing year: 2018 2018 ASEE annual conference & exposition proceedings