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Description of research and teaching

Teaching: Björn Kurtén Club, 3D-modelling, AR/VR, fossil recognition, mammalian ecomorphology and osteology, advanced topics in paleontology and paleoecology
Research: Dental morphology, GIS- and 3D-methods, paleontology and paleoecology, AR/VR

vrifier.com

teatimeresearch.com

blogs.helsinki.fi/karme/

blogs.helsinki.fi/bk-club/

External positions

CSO, Co-founder, Teatime Research Ltd.

3 Jun 2016 → …

Fields of Science

  • 1171 Geosciences
  • Paleontology, mammals, fossils, paleodiets, ecometrics, paleoclimate, paleobiology, paleoecology, community structure
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • 1184 Genetics, developmental biology, physiology
  • 216 Materials engineering
  • 3D imaging
  • 3D printing
  • Laser additive manufacturing
  • 214 Mechanical engineering
  • Chewing machine
  • Tooth wear

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

The case of the grass-eating suids in the Plio-Pleistocene Turkana Basin: 3D dental topography in relation to diet in extant and fossil pigs

Rannikko, J., Adhikari, H., Karme, A., Zliobaite, I. & Fortelius, M., Mar 2020, In : Journal of Morphology. 281, 3, p. 348-364 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Building Digital 3D Learning Environments To Support the Teaching in Geosciences

Junna, T. S., Silvennoinen, S. E. E., Karme, A. J., Koivisto, E. A-L., Åberg, A. K., Åberg, S. C., Korkka-Niemi, K. I. & Kultti, S. K., Mar 2019, p. 36. 1 p.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstract

Open Access
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Technical note: Comparing dental topography software using platyrrhine molars

Pampush, J. D., Crowell, J., Karme, A., Macrae, S. A., Kay, R. F. & Ungar, P. S., May 2019, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 169, 1, p. 179-185 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dental topography and diets of platyrrhine primates

Ungar, P. S., Healy, C., Karme, A., Teaford, M. & Fortelius, M., 2018, In : Historical Biology. 30, 1-2, p. 64-75 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

File

Tooth wear and diets of extant and fossil xenarthrans (Mammalia, Xenarthra): Applying a new mesowear approach

Saarinen, J. & Karme, A., 6 Apr 2017, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 476, p. 42-54 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects

Activities

The XII Nordic Conference on the Application of Scientific Methods in Archaeology SMIA XII

Heli Etu-Sihvola (Poster Presentation), Hervé Bocherens (Attendee), Aleksis Johs Karme (Attendee), Kristiina Eliisa Mannermaa (Attendee), Yuichi I. Naito (Poster Presentation), Elina Kyllikki Sahlstedt (Attendee), Kati Hannele Salo (Attendee), Heikki Suhonen (Attendee), Jussi-Pekka Taavitsainen (Attendee), Laura Maria Arppe (Attendee)
13 Dec 201614 Dec 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Vocational school thesis supervision, The Finnish School of Watchmaking (Micromechanics). Chewing machine (2.0) design and manufacturing

Aleksis Karme (Supervisor)
15 Jan 20151 Apr 2015

Activity: Examination typesSupervision of other thesis (Master's, Licentiate)

The XI Nordic Conference on the application of Scientific Methods in Archaology - SMIA XI

Heli Etu-Sihvola (Speaker: Presenter), Hervé Bocherens (Attendee), Aripekka Junno (Attendee), Aleksis Johs Karme (Attendee), Kristiina Eliisa Mannermaa (Attendee), Kati Hannele Salo (Attendee), Heikki Suhonen (Attendee), Yuichi I. Naito (Attendee), Jussi-Pekka Taavitsainen (Attendee), Joonas Jaakoppi Uusitalo (Attendee), Laura Maria Arppe (Attendee)
22 Oct 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Lecture, Lappeenranta University of Technology: 3D scanning, quantifying and printing

Aleksis Karme (Teacher)
7 Apr 2014

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

Workshop: Abrasion and Attrition: Traces of Mastication in Fossil Mammals

Aleksis Karme (Poster Presentation)
15 May 201418 May 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Press / Media

technode: "Why VR in Finland? The Next Battle Ground For Game Companies"

Aleksis Karme

01/11/2016

1 item of Media coverage

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Nature, careers, feature: "Moonlighting: Dip your toes"

Aleksis Karme

24/08/2016

1 item of Media coverage

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The Naked Scientist: "Nom nom! Robot chews on plants"

Aleksis Karme

25/07/2016

1 item of Media coverage

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The Naked Scientists: "Chewing robot lives on a paleodiet"

Aleksis Karme

21/07/2016

1 item of Media coverage

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