Jonna Häkkilä

Docent, Dr.tech
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Short bio

Jonna Häkkilä is a team leader of user experience (UX) research team at Center for Internet Excellence, University of Oulu. Her team works on creating novel user interface (UI) and application concepts in the area of mobile and ubiquitous computing, especially on mobile 3D internet. The team uses rapid prototyping and user centric design techniques to demonstrate and evaluate the concept designs in laboratory and in-the-wild settings.
In addition to her role at CIE, Jonna Häkkilä an adjunct professor (docent) in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Oulu. She is a co-founder of user experience design house Soul4Design, where she works on usability and user research projects. Prior to this, she has worked as a research leader at Nokia Research Center, where she led user experience, concepting and prototyping research teams in 2007-2011. Jonna Häkkilä received her PhD degree at University of Oulu, Finland, in 2007, and has done extended research visits to University of Stuttgart, Germany (2011), Carnegie Mellon University, USA (2006), and Griffith University, Australia (2003). She has published over 50 peer reviewed scientific papers on HCI, focusing on mobile and ubiquitous interaction. She has been a board member of ACM SIGCHI local chapter SIGCHI Finland in 2007-2010 and the chairman of the board in 2012. Her current research interests include mobile and ubiquitous interaction, mobile learning, and tangible user interfaces.

CIE Publications

2014

Augmenting the home to remember: initial user perceptions

Colley, A., Häkkilä, J., Rantakari, J. (2014) Augmenting the home to remember: initial user perceptions. In Proc. ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication, September 13 - 17, Seattle, USA, 1369-1372.
2014

Charting the Current Trends in See-through Heads-Up Concepts

Inget, V., Rantakari, J., Väyrynen, J., Häkkilä, J. (2014). Charting the Current Trends in See-through Heads-Up Concepts. In NordiCHI 2014 workshop on Interactions and Applications on See-through Technologies, October 26, 2014, Helsinki, Finland.
2014

City Landmark as an Interactive Installation – Experiences with Stone, Water and Public Space

Häkkilä, J., Koskenranta, O., Posti, M., He, Y. (2014). City Landmark as an Interactive Installation – Experiences with Stone, Water and Public Space. In Proc. 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI), February 16-19, Munich, Germany, 221-224.
2014

Utilizing Immersive 3D for Industrial Site Design

Väyrynen, J., Colley, A., Rantakari, J., Häkkilä, J. (2014). Utilizing Immersive 3D for Industrial Site Design. In AREA’14 workshop on Interaction and User Experience Design for Future Mixed Reality Spaces, June 12, Oulu, Finland.
2014

Investigating the Balance between Virtuality and Reality in Mobile Mixed Reality UI Design – User Perception of an Augmented City

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Posti, M., Koskenranta, O., Häkkilä, J. (2014). Investigating the Balance between Virtuality and Reality in Mobile Mixed Reality UI Design – User Perception of an Augmented City. In Proc. NordiCHI, October 26-30, Helsinki, Finland.
2014

Unexpected Journeys with the HOBBIT – The De-sign and Evaluation of an Asocial Hiking App

Posti, M., Schöning, J., & Häkkilä, J. (2014) Unexpected Journeys with the HOBBIT – The Design and Evaluation of an Asocial Hiking App. In Proc. International Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS) June 21 - 25, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2014

Exploring Gesture Based Interaction with a Layered Stereoscopic 3D Interface

Posti, M., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Colley, A., Koskenranta, O. & Häkkilä, J. (2014) Exploring Gesture Based Interaction with a Layered Stereoscopic 3D Interface. In Proc. Pervasive Displays (PerDis '14) June 3-4, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2014

Let me catch this! Experiencing Interactive 3D Cinema through Collecting Content with a Mobile Phone

Häkkilä, J., Posti, M., Schneegass, S., Gultekin, K. & Schmidt, A. (2014) Let me catch this! Experiencing Interactive 3D Cinema through Collecting Content with a Mobile Phone. In Proc. CHI 2014, April 26 - May 1, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
2014

Spatial Planning Using Physical Objects Within an Immersive Virtual Environment

Posti, M., Karukka, M., Colley, A. & Häkkilä, J. (2014) Spatial Planning Using Physical Objects Within an Immersive Virtual Environment. In Proc. Interaction and Architectural Space: A CHI2014 Workshop. April 26 - May 1, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
2014

Low-Fi Prototyping of S3D Mobile User Interfaces for Location Based Services

Posti, M., Belgaonkar, V., Vahabpo, F., Häkkilä, J. (2014). Low-Fi Prototyping of S3D Mobile User Interfaces for Location Based Services. In AREA’14 workshop on Interaction and User Experience Design for Future Mixed Reality Spaces, June 12, Oulu, Finland.
2014

Squeezy Bracelet - Designing a Wearable Communication Device for Tactile Interaction

Pakanen, M., Colley, A., Häkkilä, J., Kildal, J., Lantz, V. (2014) Squeezy Bracelet - Designing a Wearable Communication Device for Tactile Interaction. In Proc. 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, October 26-30, Helsinki, Finland, 305-314.
2014

Stereoscopic 3D Mobile Maps for Indoor Navigation in Multi-Level Buildings

Colley, A., Häkkilä, J., Rantakari, J. (2014) Stereoscopic 3D Mobile Maps for Indoor Navigation in Multi-Level Buildings. In Proc. ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication, September 13-17, Seattle, USA, 227-230.
2014

Developing an Interactive Social Cinema Concept with a Tangible UI

Häkkilä, J., Dubovskaya, Y., Gabauer, J., Hailuoto, N., Stolz, L., Posti, M. and Colley, A. (2014) Developing an Interactive Social Cinema Concept with a Tangible UI. In Proc. 13th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, November 25-28, Melbourne, Australia, 258-259.
2014

Windows to Other Places: Exploring Solutions for Seeing Through Walls using Handheld Projection

Colley, A., Koskenranta, O., Väyrynen, J., Ventä-Olkkonen, L. and Häkkilä, J. (2014) Windows to Other Places: Exploring Solutions for Seeing Through Walls using Handheld Projection. In Proc. 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, October 26-30, Helsinki, Finland, 127-136.
2014

Touching the Ice – In-the-Wild Study of an Interactive Icewall

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Åkerman, P., Puikkonen, A., Colley, A., and Häkkilä, J. (2014) Touching the Ice – In-the-Wild Study of an Interactive Icewall. In Proc. ACM Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Group, December 2-5, Sydney, Australia, 129-132.
2014

Interactions and Applications for See-Through Technologies

Häkkilä, J., Olsson, T., Colley, A., Pederson, T. and Grubert, J. (2014) Interactions and Applications for See-Through Technologies. In Proc. 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, October 26-30, Helsinki, Finland, 793-796.
2014

Using Stone in the User Interface Design – City Mouse Urban Media Installation

Häkkilä, J., Koskenranta, O., Posti M. (2014). Using Stone in the User Interface Design – City Mouse Urban Media Installation. Proc. 7th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI), February 10-13, Barcelona, Spain.
2014

Exploring Finger Specific Touch Screen Interaction for Mobile Phone User Interfaces

Colley, A. and Häkkilä, J. (2014) Exploring Finger Specific Touch Screen Interaction for Mobile Phone User Interfaces. In Proc. ACM Annual Conference of the Australian Computer-Human Interaction Special Group, December 2-5, Sydney, Australia, 539-548.
2014

Exploring Mixed Reality Window Concept for Car Passengers

Häkkilä, J., Colley, A., Rantakari, J. (2014) Exploring Mixed Reality Window Concept for Car Passengers. In Proc. 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications, September 17-19, Seattle, USA, 1-4.
2013

Elderly Healthcare Monitoring Using an Avatar-Based 3D Virtual Environment

Pouke, M., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Elderly Healthcare Monitoring Using an Avatar-Based 3D Virtual Environment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 10, no. 12, 7283-7298.
2013

Co-creating a Digital 3D City with Children

Häkkilä, J., Posti, M., Koskenranta, O., Ventä-Olkkonen, L. (2013). Co-creating a Digital 3D City with Children. In Proc. of 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiqitous Multimeda (Luleå, Sweden, December 2–5). MUM 2013. ACM Press.
2013

Early Perceptions of an Augmented Home

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Posti, M., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Early Perceptions of an Augmented Home. In Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (Luleå, Sweden, December 2–5). MUM 2013. ACM Press.
2013

Jogging in a Virtual City

Häkkilä, J., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Shi, H., Karvonen, V., He, Y., Häyrynen, M. (2013). Jogging in a Virtual City. In Proc. of 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiqitous Multimeda (Luleå, Sweden, December 2–5). MUM 2013. ACM Press.
2013

Mobile Photo Sharing through Collaborative Space in Stereoscopic 3D

Häkkilä, J., Posti, M., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Koskenranta, O., Colley, A. (2013). Mobile Photo Sharing through Collaborative Space in Stereoscopic 3D.. In Proc. of the 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (Luleå, Sweden, December 2–5). MUM 2013. ACM Press.
2013

Perceptions of Initial Mixed Reality Concepts at Home – A Photo Stimulated User Study

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Posti, M., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Perceptions of Initial Mixed Reality Concepts at Home – A Photo Stimulated User Study. In Proc. MobileHCI Workshop on Designing Mobile Augmented Reality, August 27-30, Munich, Germany.
2013

Social Interaction with an Interactive Media Installation in a City Center

Häkkilä, J., Koskenranta, O., Posti, M., Ventä-Olkkonen, L. (2013). Social Interaction with an Interactive Media Installation in a City Center. In Proc. CHI workshop on Experiencing Interactivity in Public Spaces, April 27-May 2, Paris, France.
2013

Integrating Collaborative Context Information with Social Media – A Study of User Perceptions

Sarjanoja, A.-H., Isomursu, M., Isomursu, P., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Integrating Collaborative Context Information with Social Media – A Study of User Perceptions. In Proc. OzCHI Conference, November 25-29, Adelaide, Australia.
2013

Clearing the Virtual Window - Connecting Two Locations with Interactive Public Displays

Häkkilä, J., Koskenranta, O., Posti, M., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Colley, A (2013). Clearing the Virtual Window - Connecting Two Locations with Interactive Public Displays. In Proc. ACM International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, June 4-5, Mountain View, CA, USA.
2013

How to Use 3D in Stereoscopic Mobile User Interfaces - Study on Initial User Perceptions

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Posti, M., and Häkkilä, J. (2013). How to Use 3D in Stereoscopic Mobile User Interfaces - Study on Initial User Perceptions. In Proc. Academic MindTrek Conference, October 1-4, Tampere, Finland.
2013

Design and Evaluation of Mobile Phonebook Application with Stereoscopic 3D User Interface.

Häkkilä, J., Posti, M., Koskenranta, O., Ventä-Olkkonen, L. (2013). Design and Evaluation of Mobile Phonebook Application with Stereoscopic 3D User Interface. In Extended Abstracts of CHI (Work-in-Progress), April 27-May 2, Paris, France, 1389-1394.
2013

Charting User Perceptions on Using a Window as a Mixed Reality Display at Home.

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Posti, M., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Charting User Perceptions on Using a Window as a Mixed Reality Display at Home. In Proc. CHI workshop on Displays Take New Shape: An Agenda for Future Interactive Surfaces, April 27-May 2, Paris, France.
2013

Portable CAVE Using a Mobile Projector

Koskenranta, O., Colley, A., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Portable CAVE Using a Mobile Projector. In Proc. International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), September 8-12, Zurich, Switzerland.
2013

Small Talk with Facebook – Phatic Communication in Social Media

Sarjanoja, A.-H., Isomursu, M., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Small Talk with Facebook – Phatic Communication in Social Media. In Proc. Academic MindTrek Conference, October 1-4, Tampere, Finland.
2013

Investigating Text Legibility in Mobile UI – A Case Study Comparing Automatic vs. User Study Based Evaluation

Colley, A., Tikka, P., Huhtala, J., Häkkilä, J. (2013). Investigating Text Legibility in Mobile UI – A Case Study Comparing Automatic vs. User Study Based Evaluation. In Proc. Academic MindTrek Conference, October 1-4, Tampere, Finland (poster).
2013

On the Edge of a Virtual World – Investigating Users Preferences and Different Visualization Techniques

Vatjus-Anttila, JM., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Häkkilä, J. (2013). On the Edge of a Virtual World – Investigating Users Preferences and Different Visualization Techniques. In Proc. International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AMI), December 3-5, Dublin, Ireland.
2013

Investigating Mobile Stereoscopic 3D Touchscreen Interaction

Colley, A., Häkkilä, J., Schöning, J., Posti, M. (2013). Investigating Mobile Stereoscopic 3D Touchscreen Interaction. In Proc. OzCHI Conference, November 25-29, Adelaide, Australia.
2013

Experiencing interactivity in public spaces (EIPS)

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Häkkilä, J., Cassinelli, A., Müller, J., Rukzio, E., Schmidt, A. (2013). Experiencing interactivity in public spaces (EIPS). In CHI Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, April 27 - May 2, Paris, France, 3275-3278.
2012

Using 3D Virtual Worlds in the Design of Wellness Applications.

Posti, M., Ventä-Olkkonen, L., and Häkkilä, J. (2012). Using 3D Virtual Worlds in the Design of Wellness Applications. In Proc. NordiCHI Workshop on Designing for Wellness and Behavior Change, October 14-17, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2012

User Expectations of Mobile Mixed Reality Service Content

Ventä-Olkkonen, L., Posti, M., Koskenranta, O. & Häkkilä, J. (2012). User Expectations of Mobile Mixed Reality Service Content. In Proc. 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM), December 3-6, Ulm, Germany (poster).
2012

UX Based Design Recommendations for Interactive 3D Objects in 3D UI on Tablet Devices.

Pakanen, M. Arhippainen, L. and Hickey, S. (2012). UX Based Design Recommendations for Interactive 3D Objects in 3D UI on Tablet Devices. In Proc. ACM CHI Workshop on The 3rd Dimension of CHI: Touching and Designing 3D User Interfaces (3DCHI). Anderson, K., Arhippainen, L., Benko, H., de la Rivière, J-B., Häkkilä, J., Krüger, A., Keefe, D., Pakanen, M. and Steinicke, F. (eds).
2012

Exploring Non-Verbal Communication of Presence between Young Children and Their Parents through the Embodied Teddy Bear

Väänänen-Vainio-Mattila, K., Haustola, T., Häkkilä, J., Karukka, M., Kytökorpi, K. (2012). Exploring Non-Verbal Communication of Presence between Young Children and Their Parents through the Embodied Teddy Bear. In Proc. International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence 2012 (AMI), November 13-15, Pisa, Italy, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7683, 81-96.
2012

Price tags, Maps, Recipes - Mobile Phone Photos for Functional Purposes

Häkkilä, J., Huhtala, J., Sarjanoja, A.-H., Schmidt, A. (2012). Price tags, Maps, Recipes - Mobile Phone Photos for Functional Purposes. In Proc. 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design (NordiCHI), October 14-17, Copehagen, Denmark, 41-44.
2012

Towards Better UIs for Mobile Learning - Experiences in Using Mobile Phones as Multimedia Tools at Schools in Rural Panama

Del Carmen, E. Bahamóndez, V., Häkkilä, J., Schmidt, A. (2012). Towards Better UIs for Mobile Learning - Experiences in Using Mobile Phones as Multimedia Tools at Schools in Rural Panama. In Proc. 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia, December 4-6, Ulm, Germany, Arctile no. 39.
2012

Charting the Audience Perceptions of Projected 3D Media Installations

Karukka, M., Nisula, P., Häkkilä, J., Kangasoja, J. (2012). Charting the Audience Perceptions of Projected 3D Media Installations. In Proc. 11th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM), December 3-6, Ulm, Germany (poster).
2011

Location Visualization in Social Media Applications.

Pakanen, M., Huhtala, J. & Hakkila J. (2011). Location visualization in social media applications. In Proc. 29th Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), May 7-12, Vancouver, Canada, 2439-2442.