Projects per year
Aapo works on sustainability assessment of smart city solutions. He has 10 years research background on indicator framework development to help cities in setting meaningful targets, optimise resource use and assess the impacts of urban solutions (title of dissertation: "Evaluation of Smart AND Sustainable city development: What indicators to use, why and when?"). He works in the smart city impact assessment team that analyses the system dynamics of urban systems. Aapo's work has been published in leading journals in the field and has been cited over 1000 times.
- Chair of "Monitoring & Evaluation" Task group of EU H2020 Smart cities & communities "lighthouse" projects
- Associate editor of journal IET Smart cities
- Guest editor and Editorial board member of journal Smart cities
- Reviewer for 15 leading journals in the field
Expertise related to UN SDGs
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
1/09/13 → 30/09/17
Project: EU project
How do cities promote urban sustainability and smartness? An evaluation of the city strategies of six largest Finnish citiesAhvenniemi, H. & Huovila, A., 17 May 2020, In: Environment, Development and Sustainability. 27 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-review
Comparative analysis of standardized indicators for Smart sustainable cities: What indicators and standards to use and when?Huovila, A., Bosch, P. & Airaksinen, M., Jun 2019, In: Cities. 89, p. 141-153
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile63 Citations (Scopus)700 Downloads (Pure)
Benchmarking nature-based solution and smart city assessment schemes against the sustainable development goal indicator frameworkWendling, L., Huovila, A., zu Castell-Rudenhausen, M., Hukkalainen, M. & Airaksinen, M., 4 Jul 2018, In: Frontiers in Environmental Science. 6, JUL, 18 p., 69.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-reviewOpen Access
Huovila, A., Neumann, H-M., Iglar, B. & Bosch, P., 2 Feb 2018, 2017 International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation: Engineering, Technology and Innovation Management Beyond 2020: New Challenges, New Approaches, ICE/ITMC 2017 - Proceedings. Mendonca, J. P., Jardim-Goncalves, R., Martins, J., Zarli, A., Marques, M. & Pallot, M. (eds.). Wiley, p. 718-723 6 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference article in proceedings › Scientific › peer-review
Hinkka, V., Porkka, J., Fatima, Z., Hyvärinen, J., Huovila, A., Morales-Fusco, P., Martin, E. & Soley, G., 16 Apr 2018.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Conference article › Professional