Meet the people behind the scene

TEAM
Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas

Postdoctoral Researcher at Aalto University and PI of the group.

Ilyena has a PhD in Animal-Computer Interaction publishing and is interested in how animals can interact and use technologies to improve their life.

https://ilyena.com/

Vilma Kankaanpää

Masters Student, Aalto University

Tapio 'Tassu' Takala

Professor of Interaction Digital Media in Aalto University.

Tassu is interested in computer animation, motion capture and analysis and embodied/enactive interfaces.

http://www.cs.hut.fi/~tta/

Kirsi Pynnönen-Oudman

Reseach Coordinator, Korkeasaari (Helsinki Zoo).

Kirsi is chair of the Falconiformes and Strigiformes TAG (EAZA) and general curator of Kokeasaari (Helsinki Zoo). She has a background in animal physiology with an endless interest in the function of animals. She is also an adjunct professor at Helsinki University in animal physiology.