Nils Ehrenberg

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoctoral Researcher
A803 Dept. Design

My doctoral research explores issues in design concerning justice, ethics, and power. In my research I explore how smart home technologies affect and shape social relations within the home.

I am currently engaged in the CAPE project which explores issues of civic agency in the context of libraries as sites of civic innovation.

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  • Encore, Postdoctoral Researcher


Beyond Robot Therapy: Embodied AI, Mental Healthcare, and Value Sensitive Design

Tomi Kokkonen, Nils Ehrenberg, Polaris Koi, Pii Telakivi, Tuomas Vesterinen 2023 Social Robots in Social Institutions: Proceedings of Robophilosophy 2022

Volunteer-based IT Helpdesks as Ambiguous Quasi-Public Services - a Case Study from Two Nordic Countries

Camilla Christensen, Nils Ehrenberg, Jörn Christiansson, Erik Grönvall, Joanna Saad-Sulonen, Turkka Keinonen 2022 Proceedings of the 12th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI’22)

PDC Place Nordic: participatory design in/for the digitalization of public services

Amalia De Götzen, Justyna Starostka, Joanna Saad-Sulonen, Nils Ehrenberg, Per Linde 2022 PDC '22: Proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference 2022: Exploratory Papers, Workshops, Places, Situated Actions and Doctoral Colloquium

Co-Living as a Rental Home Experience: Smart Home Technologies and Autonomy

Nils Ehrenberg, Turkka Keinonen 2021 Interaction Design and Architecture(s)

The Technology Is Enemy for Me at the Moment: How Smart Home Technologies Assert Control Beyond Intent

Nils Ehrenberg, Turkka Keinonen 2021 CHI 2021 - Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

In-form-ing AI through Metaphors

Anuradha Reddy, Nils Ehrenberg 2021