Timo Ojala

Dr. Tech.

Professor of Computer Science

Awards, prizes and honours

Best Arts Paper Award in ACM Multimedia 2005 for paper Scheible J & Ojala T: MobiLenin - Combining a multi-track music video, personal mobile phones and a public display into multi-user interactive entertainment

Professional and community activities

  • Director, Center for Ubiquitous Computing, http://ubicomp.oulu.fi, 2017 – present
  • PI, Urban Computing and Cultures (UCC) research group, 2014 – present
  • PI, MediaTeam Oulu research group, http://www.mediateam.oulu.fi, 2006 – 2013

Selected publications

Thesis supervisions

Dr. Tech. Erkki Harjula (2016)
  • Energy-efficient peer-to-peer networking for constrained-capacity mobile environments. University of Oulu, Faculty of ITEE, Finland.

Dr. Arch. (“with distinction”) Anna Luusua (2016)
  • Experiencing and evaluating digital augmentation of public urban places. University of Oulu, Faculty of Architecture, Finland.

Dr. Phil. Johanna Ylipulli (2015)
  • Smart futures meet northern realities: Anthropological perspectives on the design and adoption of urban computing. Univ. of Oulu, Fac. of Hum., Finland.

Dr. Tech. Simo Hosio (2014)
  • Leveraging social networking services on multipurpose public displays. University of Oulu, Dept. of CSE, Finland.

Dr. Tech. Marko Jurmu (2014)
  • Towards engaging multipurpose public displays: Design space and case studies. University of Oulu, Dept. of CSE, Finland.

Dr. Tech. Meirong Liu (2014)
  • Efficient super-peer-based coordinated service provision. University of Oulu, Dept. of CSE, Finland.

Dr. Tech. Tiia Ojanperä (nee Sutinen) (2013)
  • Cross-layer optimized video streaming in heterogeneous wireless networks. University of Oulu, Dept. of CSE, Finland.

Dr. Phil. Hannu Kukka (2012)
  • Case studies in human information behavior in smart urban spaces. University of Oulu, Dept. of CSE, Finland.

Dr. Arts Jürgen Scheible (2010)
  • Empowering mobile art practice: A recontextualization of mobile and ubiquitous computing. Aalto University, School of Art and Design, Finland.