Tomi Knuutila (DA) is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at the University of Lapland. His courses include e.g history of media, animation, game design, scriptwriting, interaction design, physical computing and computational creativity. He has been working both nationally and internationally in the field of new media arts for over 20 years, including video art, cd-rom, internet-based works, music, new media performances and interactive installations in galleries, museums, science centres and media art exhibitions. He has collaborated as a media artist with other disciplines: dance, industrial design, architecture, engineering, and natural sciences such as biology and geology, e.g. ice research. He has been a founding member in international inter- and cross-disciplinary networks.