Aalto brings students’ art and creativity projects to Flow Festival

19. June 2018

Students’ murals, films, videos, animations, design, art education workshops and architecture will be on display.

Press releases Cooperation

  • flow_festival

Ceremonial conferment to celebrate 421 new doctors in the field of technology

14. June 2018

The doctoral graduates are ceremonially introduced and given the insignia of their degree, the doctoral hat of technology.

Press releases

Breakthrough in lignin research: spherical particles multiply enzyme efficiency

11. June 2018

Lignin, a pulp industry by-product, could replace fossil materials.

Science and art Press releases

  • biocatalyst
  • enzyme
  • lignin
  • materials_research

Research Alliance to drive innovation in the automation of transport and logistics

11. June 2018

Finland is home to technological excellence with world-leading experience in the development of autonomous transport and logistics.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Designer materials with completely random structures might enable quantum computing

4. June 2018

Topological randomness may be the answer for lossless electronics and making the nuts and bolts of quantum computers.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_computing
  • quantum_research

Promising news from biomedicine: DNA origami more resilient than previously understood

29. May 2018

Study shows these nanostructures can survive in extremely low magnesium concentrations, opening up a broad spectrum of biophysical and biomedical applications

Science and art Press releases

  • nanostructure
  • dna
  • biomedical
  • nanotechnology

Aalto University and the Xidian University develop together the wireless technology of the future

25. May 2018

The theme is the next generation of wireless technology (post-5G and 6G), in particular the security technology.

Press releases

Nokia had to weed out a culture of fear to embrace a future without smart phones, in-depth interview study reveals

24. May 2018

The radical strategic move demanded a sea change in Nokia’s management style.

Science and art Press releases

Academician Risto Nieminen elected as foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences

9. May 2018

The election is a prestigious recognition of Nieminen’s scientific achievements.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanoscience
  • material_physics
  • Risto_Nieminen
  • physics

Artwork chosen for the new campus buildings

8. May 2018

The art of Väre and the School of Business reflects the multidisciplinary approach.

Campus Press releases

AI-created family trees confirm class divisions in Finland in the 18th and 19th century

3. May 2018

The genealogy algorithm AncestryAI efficiently combines huge amounts of birth data.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • artificial_intelligence
  • algorithm
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

2.7 billion tweets confirm: echo chambers in Twitter are very real

24. April 2018

Bipartisan users, who try to bridge the echo chambers, pay a price for their work: they become less central in their network, lose connections to their communities and receive less endorsements from others.

Press releases Science and art

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

19. April 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. April 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. April 2018

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

Press releases Other

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

9. April 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

The traits of fast typists discovered by analysing 136 million keystrokes

5. April 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. April 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. April 2018

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

Press releases

Mathematical method exposes differences between social and healthcare providers

29. March 2018

A more comprehensive assessment of service quality makes it possible to cut social and healthcare spending without affecting the quantity or quality of the services.

Science and art Press releases

  • health_technology
  • Health
  • healthcare
  • math
  • mathematics

Weather phenomena such as El Niño affect up to two-thirds of the world’s harvests

28. March 2018

Air pressure, sea level temperature or other similar factors fluctuate regularly in areas far apart in a way that causes rain and temperature patterns to shift significantly.

Science and art Press releases

AI improves touchscreen interfaces for users with impairments

27. March 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. March 2018

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

Cooperation Press releases

  • SDG
  • sustainability

Professor Otto Toivanen and Professor Hannu Vartiainen to lead Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

22. March 2018

The Governing Board of Helsinki GSE has selected Professor Toivanen to be Academic Director and Professor Vartiainen to be Academic Deputy Director.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • Helsinki_GSE
  • economics

Nature provides the means for the sustainable management of floods

22. March 2018

World Water Day is held on 22 March. This year's theme is "Nature for water", which highlights how natural methods can be used in curbing flooding, droughts and water pollution.

Science and art Press releases

  • water_technology
  • floods
  • sustainainability
  • water
  • climate_change
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