The research area is concerned with understanding and improving the way that individuals and communities design, use and evaluate software products. We work within both organizational and societal settings with a focus on engaged and impactful research alongside users. We are committed to principles of openness and empowerment. We have a particular focus on processes, data-intensive and intelligent systems. We have a strong portfolio of national and international research projects.
- human-computer interaction
- civic technology
- open-source software communities
- human-data interaction
- data and security literacies
- participatory and user-centred methods
- more-than human design
- wearable and sensor technologies
The research area is supported by the CODER Living Lab, which is a member of ENOLL. Coder exists both as a physical infrastructure within LUT in the form of a fully equipped usability lab, as well as our expertise in orchestrating research within communities using co-design approaches. We have good relationships to industrial and societal actors in our localities of Lappeenranta and Lahti.
Md Tanvir Hasan