Overalls on and into the cleanroom! – students get a guided tour of micro- and nanotechnology from top experts

20. huhtikuu 2018

Students from Olari and Pohjois-Tapiola Upper Secondary Schools learnt about micro- and nanotechnology on a top course run by Aalto and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT).

Studies

Diamond-like carbon is formed differently to what was believed – machine learning enables development of new model

19. huhtikuu 2018

Customised carbon surfaces can be used in areas such as medical science and water purification.

Press releases

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. huhtikuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Young people seeking solutions for better future

18. huhtikuu 2018

Millennium Youth Prize is a new technology competition for 14 to 18-year-olds.

Press releases Other

'Finland is a great place to start a company'

16. huhtikuu 2018

Tiina Nyman, President of Aaltoes, sees entrepreneurship as an invaluable learning opportunity.

Other

  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

Problem-solving skills and growing as a human being – studies in technology provided a good foundation for careers of the alumni

11. huhtikuu 2018

‘In working life, you will inevitably face situations where you need to learn completely new skills. That is when something you have learned in your studies can offer surprising advantages.’

Studies

HAMK and Aalto University to engage in strategic cooperation

10. huhtikuu 2018

Areas of cooperation are pedagogy, education paths and innovation activities.

Cooperation

  • Häme_university_of_applied_sciences
  • HAMK

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. huhtikuu 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

Jesus Llorente Santos and Juha-Matti Tilli awarded in SoftFIRE challenge

6. huhtikuu 2018

Jesus Llorente Santos and Juha-Matti Tilli entered the SoftFIRE challenge in NFV/SDN/5G technologies and were awarded the 2nd place for the Security stream.

Honored Science and art

  • networking_technology
  • communications_networking
  • communications_engineering
  • Networks

Aalto University accepts 1 116 applicants for master's studies

6. huhtikuu 2018

The number of applicants increased by 2%.

Studies

  • Master
  • admission_results

Who inspires and supports learning? Nominate your choice for the Award for Quality Teaching!

6. huhtikuu 2018

We want to identify and give recognition to good deeds and reward the doers.

Studies

The traits of fast typists discovered by analysing 136 million keystrokes

5. huhtikuu 2018

An online study with 168,000 people shows large variation in typing speeds and styles.

Press releases Science and art

  • interfaces
  • human-computer_interaction
  • typing
  • UX

Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 23–27 April

4. huhtikuu 2018

Are you interested in 5G, blockchains, crowdsourcing or perhaps digital ethics? Call a researcher week offers a unique opportunity to have a chat with experts.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Deep inside Perseus A – A telescope larger than the Earth makes a sharp image of the formation of black hole jets in the core of a radio galaxy

3. huhtikuu 2018

An international team of researchers has imaged newly forming jets of plasma from a massive black hole with unprecedented accuracy.

Press releases

Gary Marquis continues as Dean of School of Engineering

3. huhtikuu 2018

Dean’s term is five years and starts on 1 July 2018.

Other

  • School_of_engineering
  • dean

Increased number of applicants to Bachelor’s Programmes at Aalto University

29. maaliskuu 2018

The number of first priority applicants increased 14% in the field of Business and Economics and the field of Technology attracted over 12% more first priority applicants.

Studies

AI improves touchscreen interfaces for users with impairments

27. maaliskuu 2018

A new AI method adapts touchscreen interfaces to make more out of the capabilities of aging users and users with disabilities.

Science and art Press releases

  • optimization
  • UX
  • AI
  • user_interface

Aalto the first university in Finland to sign Sustainable Development Goals Accord

26. maaliskuu 2018

By signing, Aalto commits to promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals in its activities.

Cooperation Press releases

  • SDG
  • sustainability

Researchers are designing a digital local currency for Helsinki

23. maaliskuu 2018

Aalto University researcher Maria Joutsenvirta and Professor Pekka Nikander want to harness digital currencies as an instrument of welfare.

Science and art

  • blockchain
  • digital_currency
  • sustainability

Aalto University ranking improved in the SCM Journal List ranking

22. maaliskuu 2018

Aalto University ranked the 30th best university worldwide in the recent SCM Journal List ranking in operations and supply chain management.

Science and art

  • supply_chain_management
  • operations_management
  • industrial_engineering_and_management

Ceremony week in June culminates in Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Technology

22. maaliskuu 2018

Celebrations for all Aalto University graduates will be held during the University's Ceremony Week.

Studies Cooperation Other

  • ceremony_week
  • ceremonial_conferment_of_doctoral_degrees
  • conferment

Aalto University's operations developed favourably in 2017

22. maaliskuu 2018

The innovation ecosystem evolving on the campus received wide international recognition.

Other

Pressing a button is more challenging than appears - A new theory improves button designs

20. maaliskuu 2018

Pressing a button appears easy, but the brain needs a probabilistic internal model to control a press.

Science and art Press releases

  • user_experience
  • user_interface

New measurement methods recognise pollutants in indoor air before they cause problems

14. maaliskuu 2018

Solving indoor air problems is detective work that requires good instruments for investigating the causes and sources of problems.

Science and art Cooperation

Väre student art competition and public art invitational announced

14. maaliskuu 2018

The new building for Aalto University's School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Väre, will be completed soon.

Campus Other

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