Curriculum Vitae
Mauri Kaipainen
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Surname: Kaipainen

First names: Mauri Ylermi

Sex: Male

Born: 22.03.1957, Thunder Bay, Canada

Citizenships: Finland, Canada

Academic degrees

• PhD (filosofian tohtori), musicology/cognitive science, University of Helsinki, 1994

• MA (filosofian kandidaatti), University of Helsinki, 1987

• Teacher, University of Helsinki, 1982

Current affiliation

• Professor, Södertörn University, Media Technology

Previous affiliations

• Professor, New media, 2005-2008, Tallinn University, Institute of Informatics

• Professor, Applied cognitive science, 2000-2004, University of Art and Design Helsinki, In charge for PhD program

• Researcher, 1996-99, University of Helsinki, musicology/cognitive science (Dept. of Psychology)

• Senior researcher, 1996-97, Academy of Finland

• Researcher/Special researcher, 1993-1995, Jyväskylä University, Dept. of Music


• Scholar in residence, 2010, Institute of Multimedia Literacy, University of Sourthern California, CA, USA

• Post doc researcher, 1996-1997, Indiana university, Cognitive Science Program, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Honours and awards

Kone Foundation research grant 1989-1991

ASLA/Fulbright-scholarship for post doctoral studies, Indiana university, Cognitive Science Program, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, 1996-1997

Boards and memberships

• Swedish University teachers Union (SULF), member, local representative 2009-

• M-Cult, Finnish Media Culture Society, board member 2008 - , chair 2009 -, board member 2010-

European Masters of Interaactive Media (EMIM, board, 2007-2008

Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society, board member 2002-2004

• Pythagoras Graduate School, steering committee member 2001-2004

Finnish Musicological Society, board member 2003-2004

European Society for Cognitive Musicology, member

Finnish Professors Union (Professoriliitto), member -2010

• Nordic Interactive Research School (NIRES), doctoral school, steering committee member 2000-2004

• Finnish national network of communication studies, board, steering board 2000-2003

• Elomedia Audiovisual Arts Research School, steering committee member 2001-2004

• Multidisciplinary research school of learning environments, Doctoral school, steering committee member 2001-2004

Completed research projects

Externally funded projects, role therein:

IIeP Immigrants Inclusion by eParticipation, INTERREG Central Baltic, 2009-2012, Swedish partner leadership

Enactive Media, Academy of Finland, 2009-2010, Researcher

• Estonian Targeted Financing 2008-2010 with Knowledge Environment Research Group (KERG), Researcher

• USED Urban Spaces and Experience Design, Academy of Finland, 2005-2007, principal investigator

• INiCS Interactive Narratives in Cross-Media Systems, Academy of Finland, 2004-2006, principal investigator

• USIX Interact, Finnish Technology Agency TEKES, 2000-2002, principal investigator

CIPHER, EU 5th framework, 2002-2004, Research partner

• Music cognition, Academy of Finland, 1996-1999, researcher

• Physicalism, connectionism and representation, Academy of Finland, 1992-1995, researcher

Curricular projects

• Media Technology MA (two year), Södertörn university, in development

• Media Technology master (one year), Södertörn university

New Media MA curriculum project (European structural funds, Priority 1.1., 2005-2007), Development and establishment of international Master program IMKE, 2005-2008

European Masters of Interactive Media (EMIM) 2007-2008

• In charge for doctoral program, Media Lab, University of Art and Design Helsinki 2000-2004

Lecture subjects

• Introduction and theoretical foundations to interactive media design

PhD Supervision

• 2 PhD supervisees

• Defended doctorate, Pia Tikka; University of Art and Design Helsinki; Nov 2008

Examinations, evaluations and reviews

• Pre-examinator, Lapland University, 2013

• Pre-examinator, Lappeenranta University, 2013

• Pre-examinator, Tallinn Technical University, 2013

• Research grant evaluator, Austrian Science Fund, 2012

• Evaluator for professorship, Umeå University, 2010

• Research grant evaluator, Austrian Science Fund, 2009

• Research grant evaluator, Slovenian Research Agency, 2008-09

• Doctoral dissertation pre-examiner, University of Utrecht, 2008

• Docenture evaluator, University of Art and Design Helsinki, 2007

• Reviewer, Estonian Science Fond, 2007

• Doctoral dissertation examiner, University of Cambridge, GB, 2007

Doctoral dissertation opponent, Lapland University, FI, 2007

Scientific board member, M3 - Man Medium Machine, Södertörn University College, SE 2006-

• Doctoral dissertation pre-examiner, University of Lapland, 2006

Doctoral dissertation opponent, University of Jyväskylä, FI, 2005

• Doctoral dissertation examinator, University of Lapland, FI, 2005

• Dissertation custos, University of Art and Design Helsinki, 2002

• Evaluator for docenture application, Lapland University, 2001

• Evaluator for professorship, University of Tampere, 2001

• Evaluation for Center of Excellence application, Denmark, 2001

• Dissertation supervisor, two post graduate students, UIAH, 2001-

• Dissertation pre-examinator, University of Helsinki, 1998 -99

Program committee memberships

• Conference on Data Engineering and Internet Technology (DEIT 2011), Bali

• SIGGRAPH Asia Emerging Technologies, 2009

• Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society conference STeP 2004

• IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics 2002

• Step 2002, Oulu

• NIC 2001 Nordic Interactive Conference, Copenhagen

• Finnish Artificial Intelligence Society, Jyväskylä, Sept. 1998

• IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics San Diego, California, Oct 1998

Creative work

Crossings, Thessaloniki Biennale '09 (advisor in database ontology design), Video

Enactive Diaectics (theoretical consultancy)

• Enactive Cinema

• Third Woman