Maria Ehn is researcher at the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering at Mälardalen University. Her research interests are methods and approaches for investigating end-user needs and views regarding technology support for Health and Welfare. She is particularly interested in the integration of these approaches in technical research for development of new solutions in the Health and Welfare Domain.
Maria has a background in Biotechnology research. She received a PhD in Biotechnology from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm in 2003 and has worked as a scientist at the Structural Genomics Consortium hosted by Karolinska Institute, Stockholm. Since 2006, Maria has been working at Mälardalen University.
Activity Monitors as Support for Older Persons’ Physical Activity in Daily Life: Qualitative Study of the Users’ Experiences (Feb 2018) Maria Ehn, Lennie Carlén Eriksson, Nina Åkerberg , Ann-Christine Johansson Johansson JMIR mHealth and uHealth (JMU)
Inter- disciplinary and -sectorial cooperation for development of technology supporting behavioral change (Apr 2017) Maria Ehn, Mattias Derneborg , Martin Ekström, Ann-Christine Johansson Johansson Persuasive Technology XII, 2017 (Pers Tech 2017)
An interactive distance solution for stroke rehabilitation in the home setting (Dec 2016) Susanne Palmcrantz , Jörgen Borg , Disa Sommerfeld , Jeanette Plantin , Annelie Nilsson , Maria Ehn, Marie Sjölinder , Inga-Lill Boman Informatics for Health and Social Care (Inf Health S C)
Users perspectives on interactive distance technology enabling home-based motor training for stroke patients (Jun 2015) Maria Ehn, Pär Hansson, Marie Sjölinder , Inga-Lill Boman , Mia Folke, Disa Sommerfeld , Jörgen Borg 12th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Health (pHealth 2015)
Interactive distance technology enabling home-based motor training for stroke patients (invited to present project) (May 2015) Maria Ehn, Susanne Palmcrantz Rehabiliteringsmedicinska veckan 2015 (Rehabveckan)
Interactive technology enabling home-based motor training for stroke patients (invited to present project) (Apr 2015) Maria Ehn Games@vitalis 2015 (games@vitalis)
|ESS-H - Embedded Sensor Systems for Health Research Profile||active|
|Hi5 - A Holistic and Improved Infrastructure for Increased Industrial Impact of research||finished|
|Interaktiv teknik för långsiktigt stöd av fysisk aktivitet hos äldre||finished|
|Interaktiva distanslösningar för genomförande och uppföljning av strokerehabilitering i hemmiljö||finished|
|Investigation of needs and requirements related to monitoring of physical activity in daily life: A qualitative study of older adults' experiences from using activity bracelets||finished|
|SALUTOGEN - Seniors’ Activity and quality of Life sUpported by Technology thrOugh deliGht, Engagement and iNterest||active|
|T4IL - Technologies for Independent Life||finished|
|Technology support for health promotive behavioural change||finished|