Markku Laine

Markku Laine

Doctoral candidate, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Visiting Address:
Room 3532, TUAS Building
Otaniementie 17, FI-02150 Espoo, FINLAND
Postal Address:
Aalto University
School of Science
Department of Computer Science
P.O. Box 15400, FI-00076 Aalto, FINLAND

Research Interests

Web technologies, applications, and architectures, with a particular focus on unified web application development, client-side technologies, declarative languages, end-user programming, web performance optimization (WPO), and real-time communication protocols.

Doctoral dissertation (tentative): Unified Web Application Development: A Declarative Approach



Journals and Magazines

Conferences and Workshops

Technical Reports

My publications on Mendeley — My citations on Google Scholar Citations — My presentations on Slideshare — Do not hesitate to contact me if you need a copy of any of the above publications.


Awards and Grants


Department coursesNoppaWebOodi

Thesis Instructor

Master's Theses

Bachelor's Theses

In addition, I have unofficially instructed three Master's Theses and two Bachelor's Theses.


Short Biography

Markku Laine ( is a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science at the Aalto University, Finland. He received his M.Sc. degree in Communications Engineering from the Aalto University in 2010. His research objective is to streamline web applications development ‐ including real-time communication ‐ through unified, declarative programming. Outside the office, Markku is a proud father of two daughters and a passionate boulderer with 17+ years of rock climbing experience.