Mika Luimula

Research Group Leader Turku University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Mika Luimula works as a Research Group Leader of Futuristic Interactive Technologies and as a Principal Lecturer of Game and Interactive Technologies for Turku University of Applied Sciences.

He holds a Ph.D. in Information Processing Sciences and an MSc in Mathematics. He also holds an Adjunct Professorship at the University of Turku. In addition, Dr. Luimula is a senior advisor to the board of Ade Ltd and the board of XR Presence Ltd.

Mika’s research interests include gamification, serious games, virtual reality, augmented reality, health informatics, and location-aware systems. He has published around 130 scientific papers, and his research group has won various awards in the abovementioned research areas.