My grand scheme is to develop methods and tools for interdisciplinary work, to bridge the fields of engineering and design towards transdisciplinary methods and processes. I have an ongoing interest in personal and wearable technology, smart textiles, Art Nouveau and Computational Thinking.

 

PUBLICATION LIST

Updated 19th December 2018

Journal-articles (peer-review)

4. Townsend, R., Karttunen, A. J., Karppinen M. and Mikkonen J. 2018. The cross-section of a multi-disciplinary project in view of smart textile design practice. Accepted to Journal of textile design research and practice. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/20511787.2018.1449076
3. Karttunen, A. J., Sarnes, L., Townsend, R., Mikkonen, J., & Karppinen, M. 2017. Flexible Thermoelectric ZnO–Organic Superlattices on Cotton Textile Substrates by ALD/MLD. Advanced Electronic Materials, 15 February 2017. http://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201600459
2. Pesonen L, Wikström V, Mikkonen J. A collaborative development of an artistic responsive fashion collection. Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty. 2015;6(1):95–119. doi:10.1386/csfb.6.1.95_1.
1. Mäyrä, F., Soronen, A., Koskinen, I., Kuusela, K., Mikkonen, J., Vanhala, J., Zakrzewski, M., Probing a Proactive Home: Challenges in Researching and Designing Everyday Smart Environments, Human Technology, An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments, Volume 2 (2), October 2006, 158-186, ISSN:1795-6889

Conference papers and posters (peer-review)

38. Paper under consideration to ACM DIS, Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2019.

37. Mikkonen, J., Townsend, R. 2019. Frequency-Based Design of Smart Textiles. To Appear in ACM SIG-CHI, Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference 2019.
36. Mikkonen, J. 2019. Bodygramming. Embodying the computational behaviour as a collective effort. To Appear in European Academy of Design Conference, The Design Journal.
35. Townsend, R., Mikkonen, J. 2019. Serendipity as a Catalyst. Knowledge Generation in Interdisciplinary Research. To Appear in European Academy of Design Conference, The Design Journal.
34. Pouta, E., Mikkonen, J. 2019. Hand Puppet as Means for eTextile Synthesis. To Appear in proceedings of Tangible, Embedded, and embodied interactions conference.
33. Biedermann, P., Aleksejeva, J., Mikkonen, J. V. & Wilde D. 2018. Sensepack: An In-Between Wearable for Body-Backpack Communication. In Proceedings of NordiCHI 2018. Poster.
32. Townsend,R., Karttunen, A. J., Karppinen, M. & Mikkonen, J. 2017. The Cross-section of a Multi- disciplinary Project In View of Textile Design. In Proceedings of Intersections: Collaborations in Textile Design Research Conference, 13 September 2017, Loughborough University London, U.K.
31. Mikkonen, J. 2017. On The Teachers Role in Interactive Prototyping. The Design Journal, 20(sup1), S1212-S1223.
30. Townsend, R. and Mikkonen, J. 2017. Signals as Material: From Knitting Sensors to Sensory Knits, DRS Special Interest Group on Experiential Knowledge conference EKSIG 2017.
29. Mikkonen J., Pouta E. 2016. Flexible wire-component for weaving electronic textiles, in Proc. 2016 IEEE 66th Electronic Components and Technology Conference (ECTC), Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2016, pp. 1656-1663. doi: 10.1109/ECTC.2016.180
28. Mikkonen, J. and Pouta, E. 2015. Weaving electronic circuit into two-layer fabric. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 2015 ACM international Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM international Symposium on Wearable Computers (Osaka, Japan, September 07 – 11, 2015). UbiComp/ISWC’15 Adjunct. ACM, New York, NY, 245-248. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2800835.2800936
27. Mikkonen, J., Gowrishankar, R., Oksanen, M., Raittinen, H., and Kolinummi, A. 2014. OJAS: open source bi-directional inductive power link. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 26 – May 01, 2014). CHI ’14. ACM, New York, NY, 1049-1058. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2556288.2557041
26. Gowrishankar, R. and Mikkonen, J. 2013. Pattern resistors: exploring resistive motifs as components for e-embroidery. In Proceedings of the 2013 international Symposium on Wearable Computers (Zurich, Switzerland, September 08 – 12, 2013). ISWC ’13. ACM, New York, NY, 137-138. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2493988.2494341
25. Mikkonen, J. and Hsieh, Y. 2013. Prototyping with experience workshop. In Proceedings of the Second international Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability: Design Philosophy, Methods, and Tools – Volume Part I (Las Vegas, NV, July 21 – 26, 2013). A. Marcus, Ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 564-572. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39229-0_60
24. Mikkonen, J., Kivioja, S., Suonsilta, H., Myllymäki, R., Vanhakartano, S., Printed Material and Fabric. NORDES, June 9-12, Copenhagen, 2013
23. Mikkonen, J. 2013. The Design Sprint. IASDR2013, Tokyo, 24th-30th August 2013, Shibaura Institute of Technology
22. Acharya, K., Mikkonen, J. 2013. Publishing Energy Use: Inferences from a Prototypical Practice, IASDR2013, Tokyo, 24th-30th August 2013, Shibaura Institute of Technology
21. Acharya, K., Bhowmik, S., Mikkonen, J. 2013. Light is History. NORDES, June 9-12, Copenhagen, 2013
20. Mikkonen J., 2012. Flowcards – a communication tool, Design Research Society Conference 2012, Bangkok, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1-4 July 2012
19. Acharya, K. and Mikkonen, J. 2011. A Shared Space Texting Energy Use. In Proceedings of the 2011 Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Environments (July 25 – 28, 2011). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, 251-255. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IE.2011.49
18. Acharya, K, Mikkonen, J, Keinonen, T, (2010) Self-Regulating Resource Consumption Through Personal Mobile Device, Proceedings of the LeNS Conference, 29th September to 1st October 2010, Bangalore, India, ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-906093-54-9
17. Acharya, K. and Mikkonen, J. 2010. Energy usage responsive space and personal mobile devices. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Human Computer interaction with Mobile Devices and Services (Lisbon, Portugal, September 07 – 10, 2010). MobileHCI ’10, vol. 410. ACM, New York, NY, 407-408. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1851600.1851688
16. Heikkinen, T. and Mikkonen, J. 2010. Developing a physical colour input device for studying digital sketching in design. In Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on the Interaction Design (UK, June 30 – July 02, 2010). O. Mival, J. Bonner, M. Smyth, and S. O’Neill, Eds. British Computer Society, Swinton, UK, 11-16.
15. Lee, J-J, Koskinen, I, Mikkonen, J, 2009. Co-Experience in a Cross-Cultural Notion:  Unpacking the Effect of Culture on Users’ Social Interaction, In Proceedings of IASDR Conference Oct. 18-22 2009, Seoul, Korea.
14. Mikkonen, J., Lee, J., and Koskinen, I. 2009. Using Video with Active Markers. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (Salzburg, Austria, November 18 – 21, 2009). M. Tscheligi, B. Ruyter, P. Markopoulus, R. Wichert, T. Mirlacher, A. Meschterjakov, and W. Reitberger, Eds. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 118-122. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-05408-2_15
13. Ahde P., Mikkonen J., Latva-Ranta S. 2009. Spatial Jewelry -An Experiment with Communicative Party Jewelry. In Proceedings of IASDR Conference Oct. 18-22 2009, Seoul, Korea.
12. IP08 (Ilpo Koskinen, Jussi Mikkonen, Petra Ahde, Kaj Eckoldt, Thorsteinn Helgason, Riikka Hänninen, Jing Jiang, Timo Niskanen, and Benjamin Schultz) 2009. Hacking a Car: Re-Embodying the Design Classroom. Nordic Design Research Conference, Nordes 2009, Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Oslo, Norway.
11. Lee, J.-J., Koskinen, I., & Mikkonen, J. 2008. Visual-Talk Table: Understanding Co-Experience in a Cross-Cultural Notion. Interactive paper at the CSCW 2008, San Diego, US.
10. Kaila, L., Mikkonen, J., Vainio, A-M., Vanhala, J. 2007. Open Architecture for Practical Implementation of Smart Homes, Proceedings of Telecommunications, Networks and Systems (TNS 2007), Lisbon, Portugal, July 3-8, 2007.
9. Ylirisku, S, Mikkonen, J, 2007. Experiential Overdesigning: Turning the use of a library system into a show, Proceedings of the Virtual’07 conference in Stockholm
8. Koskinen, I., Kuusela, K., Battarbee, K., Soronen, A., Mäyrä, F., Mikkonen, J., and Zakrzewski, M. 2006. Morphome: a constructive field study of proactive information technology in the home. In Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (University Park, PA, USA, June 26 – 28, 2006). DIS ’06. ACM, New York, NY, 179-188. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1142405.1142435
7. Hännikäinen, J., Mikkonen, J., and Vanhala, J. 2005. Button Component Encasing for Wearable Technology Applications. In Proceedings of the Ninth IEEE international Symposium on Wearable Computers (October 18 – 21, 2005). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, 204-205. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISWC.2005.14
6. Kaila, L., Mikkonen, J., Palovuori, K., Vanhala, J. 2005. InfoCube – A 3D Handheld user Interface, Poster in Ambience 2005, Tampere, Finland, September 19-20, 2005.
5. Kuusela, K., Koskinen, I., Battarbee, K., Soronen, A., Mäyrä, F., Mikkonen, J. 2005. Pragmatic Aeshetics as a Design Resource for Proactive Information Technology. Published in Proc. DPPI 2005: Designing Pleasurable Products and Interfaces, TU/Eindhoven, Oct. 24-28, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
4. Mikkonen, J. 2005. Network for smart environments. In: Talvenmaa, P. (ed.). Ambience 05,  International  Scientific Conference, Intelligent  Ambience and Well-Being,  19-20  September 2005, Tampere, Finland.
3. Kaila, L., Mikkonen, J., Myllymäki, P. & Vanhala, J. .2001. Living Room. Proceedings of Dreaming for Future, Future Home Conference, University of Art and Design, UIAH, May 17-19, 2001, Helsinki, Finland. pp. 12.
2. Mikkonen, J., Vanhala, J., Reho, A., and Impiö, J. 2001. Reima Smart Shout concept and prototype. In Proceedings of the 5th IEEE international Symposium on Wearable Computers (October 08 – 09, 2001). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, 174.
1. Mikkonen, J. & Kaila, L. & Vanhala, J. 2000. Living Room -project: Towards User Activation. Proceedings of the OZCHI 2000 Conference, Interfacing Reality in the New Millennium, December 4-8, Sydney, Australia.

Other publications (blind reviewed/curated/juried)

4. Kuusk, K., Kooroshnia, M., and Mikkonen, J. 2015. Crafting butterfly lace: conductive multi-color sensor-actuator structure. In Adjunct Proceedings of the 2015 ACM international Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2015 ACM international Symposium on Wearable Computers (Osaka, Japan, September 07 – 11, 2015). UbiComp/ISWC’15 Adjunct. ACM, New York, NY, 595-600. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2800835.280166
3. Mikkonen, J., Gowrishankar, R., Oksanen, M., Raittinen, H., and Kolinummi, A. 2014. OJAS: open source bi-directional inductive power link. In CHI ’14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 26 – May 01, 2014). CHI EA ’14. ACM, New York, NY, 563-566. DOI= http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2559206.2574800
2. Mikkonen, J., Kivioja, S., Myllymäki, R. 2013. Exploring classifications of wearable 3D-printed objects, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Digital Fashion, 16-18 May 2013, London, UK
1. Kwak, Y., Suomalainen, T., and Mikkonen, J. 2011. Study of honest signal: bringing unconscious channel of communication into awareness through interactive prototype. In Proceedings of the 2nd international Conference on Human Centered Design (Orlando, FL, USA, July 09 – 14, 2011). M. Kurosu, Ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 529-536.

Other (reports, workshops, posters, papers, etc.)

6. Mikkonen, J. and Bredies, K. 2014. Booklet: for developing wearable technology, 209 p, Berlin, 2014.
5. Koskinen, I., Mikkonen J., 2014. Interactive prototyping: Teaching interaction design to industrial designers, Proceedings of DesignedAsia 2014, Dec 2-3, Hong Kong, 2014
4. Sellen, A., Gossett, P., Banks, R., Harper, R., Lindley, S., Taylor, S., Regan, T., Salakari, E., Jacucci, G., Mikkonen, J., Sayed, S., Ylirisku, S. 2011. Domesticating the Web, Aalto University, 2011, ISBN/ISSN: 978-952-60-4225-1
3. Ahde, P. and Mikkonen, J. 2008. Hello: bracelets communicating nearby presence of friends. In Proceedings of the Tenth Anniversary Conference on Participatory Design 2008 (Bloomington, Indiana, October 01 – 04, 2008). Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 324-325.
2. Kaila, L., Mikkonen, J., Vainio, A-M., Vanhala, J. 2008. The eHome – a Practical Smart Home Experiment, Pervasive 2008 workshop “Pervasive Computing @ Home”, Sydney, Australia, 19-22.5.2008.
1. Soronen, A., Mäyrä, F., Mikkonen, J., Kuusela, K., and Koskinen, I. 2005. From Invisibility to Awareness: Challenges of Ambient Computing in Homes. The 4th Decennial Aarhus Conference. Conference on Critical Computing: Between Sense and Sensibility. Saturday, 20 August 2005, Aarhus, Denmark.

Books, book chapters

3. Mikkonen, J. “Prototyping Interactions”. Doctoral Thesis for the degree of Doctor of Science in Technology. Tampere University of Technology. Publication 1419. 2016. ISBN 978-952-15-3818-6.
2. Mikkonen, J. ”RF-network for smart environments”. Masters Thesis for the degree of Master of Science in Technology. Tampere University of Technology. 2006.
1. Mikkonen, J. “Technical aspects of the cushion prototype.” In: Mäyrä, F. & Koskinen, I. (eds.). The Metamorphosis of Home. Research into the Future of Proactive Technologies in Home Environments. Studies in Information Science. Tampere. Tampere University Press, 2005, pp. 85-99.

Patents (public and granted)

2. Mikkonen, J. & Hainari, H. 2006. “Turva- ja opastevalaisinjärjestelmä ja menetelmä, sekä turva- ja opastevalaisin.” Patent FI 116928. 15 p.
1. Mikkonen, J. & Rantanen, J. 2005. “Järjestelmä galvaanisen yhteyden aikaansaamiseksi ja kappaleiden kiinnittämiseksi.” Patent FI 115424. 17 p.