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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, 2 Engineering and technology, Software engineering, operating systems, man-computer interaction


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 M. 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 M. Jan 2017


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


Feelings of Being for Mobile User Experience Design

Amir Dirin, Marko Nieminen, Teemu H. Laine 2022 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction

Extending the “Smart City” Concept to Small -to-Medium Sized Estonian Municipalities: Initiatives and Challenges Faced

Karin Fröhlich, Ralf-Martin Soe , Pardon Blessings Manoeke, Karishma Jain, Antti Pinomaa, Marko Nieminen 2022 19th European, Mediterranean, & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems

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

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 2022 CoDesign

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


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

Characterizing HIV discussions and engagement on Twitter

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

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

Enabling successful crowdfunding for entrepreneurs in marginalized communities

Niina Arvila, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Pietari Keskinen, Roosa Laurikainen, Marko Nieminen 2020 AcademicMindtrek 2020 - Proceedings of the 23rd International Academic Mindtrek Conference