Impossible Futures Lab

Ville Vakkuri is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Vaasa and visiting researcher at the Human-Centered Computing section of the Department of Computer Science of University of Copenhagen.

Vakkuri holds MSc in Theology with a Social Ethics major and PhD in Information systems. In his multidisciplinary research Vakkuri has combined ethical consideration with software engineering practices and AI system development. His research touches upon various topics in intersection of applied ethics and technology.

Vakkuri has worked both in national and international research projects as ethics expert and the overarching theme in his work is the active collaboration between academia and industry. Currently Vakkuri works in Academy of Finland project BUGGED, Emotional Experience of Privacy and Ethics in Everyday Pervasive Systems.