Provost Ilkka Niemelä appointed President of Aalto University

21. kesäkuu 2017

The Search Committee emphasised in particular the academic leadership experience, commitment to multidisciplinarity and student focus.

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Entrepreneurship training, creativity and cooperation skills of growing importance in educating game changers

20. kesäkuu 2017

The theme of the annual NORDTEK Conference was entrepreneurship and how do we educate game changers for the grand challenges?

Cooperation

The summer's heat could warm in the winter

19. kesäkuu 2017

The Aalto-led team HeatStock, with their composite material solution for storing heat energy, gets into the Helsinki Challenge final.

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More than a hundred events of the successful Aalto Festival presented the University

15. kesäkuu 2017

This year’s Aalto Festival kicked off already in April with the Student Union-organised Aalto Open Air district event in Otaniemi.

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Special journal issue showcases Aalto University’s materials research

13. kesäkuu 2017

The special issue of Advanced Electronic Materials published by Wiley Inc. presents 12 articles on materials research conducted at Aalto University.

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Aalto-2 no longer responds to commands

12. kesäkuu 2017

After a promising start, the satellite mission faces communication problems caused likely due radiation damaged component by batteries damaged by low temperature.

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5G is serving the factory of the future in Otaniemi

7. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto University’s test network gives companies the opportunity to develop new solutions.

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Aalto partners with Helsinki’s Flow Festival to showcase art and creativity at the Summer’s must-see music and culture event

7. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto students will be on display throughout the festival with murals, films, videos, animations, design, art education workshops and architecture.

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Weisell Foundation donates 50 000 euros to Aalto University’s Metsähovi Radio Observatory

6. kesäkuu 2017

The donation will be used to purchase control motors and a receiver for a 5.5 metre radio telescope.

Cooperation

Small satellites accelerate realisation of space programme

6. kesäkuu 2017

MSc (Tech.) Antti Kestilä will defend his doctoral dissertation on rapid space missions on 9 June 2017.

Science and art

Foundation for Technology Promotion donates 480 000 euros

5. kesäkuu 2017

The foundation wants to support Finland’s development into a pioneer in technology.

Other

Young researcher solves real life problems with technology

5. kesäkuu 2017

The Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion awarded young researcher prize to Professor Yu Xiao.

Honored

Challenging companies to manage water risks in their value chains

5. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto is one of the founding members of a Water Stewardship Commitment that challenges companies to identify the water risks in their value chains and to develop sustainable water use.

Cooperation

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CodeBus Africa finishes 100-day tour on a high note in Cape Town

2. kesäkuu 2017

The project reached some 1800 youth with creative coding workshops.

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PhD studies taught how to be a good researcher

2. kesäkuu 2017

Julian Parker hopes that the academic perspective does not get lost after graduating.

Science and art Cooperation

Aalto University granted €10.8 million for profiling by Academy of Finland

2. kesäkuu 2017

The funding supports the University in strengthening the research fields chosen.

Other

Quantum technology selected as an Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence

1. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto is also involved in the space and imaging centres of excellence.

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Innovation award for women goes to Professor Hele Savin

1. kesäkuu 2017

Professor Savin has developed an applied nanotechnology method for producing high-capacity solar cells with the help of “black silicon” that employs nanostructures.

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WANTED: Smarter use of Health Data in reforming the Health Care processes

1. kesäkuu 2017

In Finland we will see the most exciting innovations taking place at the interaction of public and private sectors.

Cooperation

Change the future, vote for the best science solution

30. toukokuu 2017

Aalto is well represented in Helsinki Challenge where one of the finalists is chosen by a public vote. Join pitch nights at the University of Helsinki on 6–7 June.

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SIGMONA project received the Celtic-Plus Excellence Award

30. toukokuu 2017

The principle of a software-defined network developed in the project has been adopted as the base for the 5G mobile network.

Science and art

The students’ inventiveness knows no bounds on the Electrical Workshop Course

29. toukokuu 2017

Applying theory in practice through planning electronical devices is the priority of the course.

Studies

Final stages in Aalto University’s fundraising campaign reached

29. toukokuu 2017

The campaign has exceeded its original target as 21.2 million euros have been raised.

Other

LuxTurrim5G brings a new generation of data networks to urban streets

26. toukokuu 2017

New intelligent network provides great business opportunities.

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First Aalto-2 signal received from Japan

25. toukokuu 2017

Released into orbit on 25 May, Aalto-2 is measuring the features of the thermosphere.

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