Principal lecturer of Media production, Liaison manager in Mediapolis
I coordinate two MA-level degree programs: Media production and Screenwriting, work as a Liaison manager in Mediapolis campus and participate in R&D programs focusing on digitalizing wellbeing services and solving of challenges related to population ageing in cooperation with companies and public organizations. I have also been involved in student projects from radio documents, video and multimedia works, virtual reality experiments to theatre performances and even opera. For ten years I have been organizing Resonanssi – sound design seminar for students and professionals as well as biannual Radiofestival event in Tampere.
Doctor of Arts from Aalto University, School of Art and Design, Film and Television (2018); Licentiate of Arts in Theatre and Drama focused in Sound Design from Theater Academy (2001), Tampere University, Master of Social Sciences, Social Psychology (1991)
I have participated in preparation of several funded EU projects. Board member in Centre for Practise as Research in Theatre (2007-09),in ESR-projects ETKE 2009-12, Varustamo 2010-13, Kierre 1010-13, European Acoustic Heritage 2011-13, Mediapolis Campus 2013-16, Medeia 2015-17, MindTrek 2013 -18 WakeUpCardboard! 2018-20, SURE 2019-2023 and in ongoing project called EntreAction!
I am a member of Audio Engineering Society (1981), FSAE, Finnish Society for Acoustic Ecology (affiliate of WFAE, World Forum for Acoustic Ecology, 1999, FSAE chair 2022- and WFAE Board member 2020-) and Finnish Society for Social Psychology (Suomen Sosiaalipsykologit ry. 1997)