Hanna Koskinen


is a Research Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. She holds a Master of Arts in Industrial Design from University of Lapland with a minor in Work Psychology and Management from Helsinki University of Technology. Currently she is a doctoral candidate at the Department of Design, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Finland. Her research focuses on human factors in complex systems and in particular, design and development of tools for professional use in safety-critical work contexts such as nuclear power plants, electricity grid and work machinery operation. During her over ten years at VTT, she has participated in developing design and evaluation methods and conducted number of human factors and system validations. In addition to her many scientific publications, she has also act as invited expert panellist in Working Groups on Human Dependability on Space Operations and on Multi-Stage Validation of Control Room Designs and Modifications in Safety of Nuclear Installations.


last update: February 2019



Articles published on IXD&A:


The Participatory Design of Tools: Foreseeing the Potential of Future Internet-enabled Farming, N.37, 2018, pp. 175 - 205,  abstractdownload