Helsinki Graduate School of Economics to increase the number of top experts on economics in Finland

19. September 2017

Aalto, Hanken and University of Helsinki are preparing a new graduate school and research unit.

Other Press releases

  • Helsinki_GSE

Jaakko Kahilaniemi has won the Majaoja Prize 10.000e

18. September 2017

Photographic artist Jaakko Kahilaniemi has won the main prize 10.000 euros awarded by Majaoja Foundation with his photo series 100 Hectares of Understanding. The series deals with forest and understanding and owning it.

Press releases Other

Revealing the cause for high air content in concrete

15. September 2017

A study carried out in Aalto University showed that the effectiveness of the mixing process has a great significance when newer plasticizing additives are used.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • concrete

Suomi 100 satellite on display in the Space Truck in Otaniemi 15 September

13. September 2017

The third satellite built at Aalto University will be launched into space in December.

Science and art Press releases

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  • satellites
  • finland100
  • space_technology

Ilkka Niemelä: ‘Higher education a critical national investment’

8. September 2017

Speakers at the Aalto opening ceremony included Mayor of Helsinki Jan Vapaavuori and Chair of the Student Union Joona Orpana.

Press releases

Safer bone surgery thanks to a technique patented at Aalto

7. September 2017

MIT Technology Review selected Visa Sippola as one the most promising young innovators.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • innovations
  • bone_surgery
  • surgery
  • health_technology

New research institute solves information security of robotic cars and drones

7. September 2017

Aalto University is a member of Intel Labs' CARS research lab that tackles security and privacy challenges of autonomous systems.

Science and art Press releases

  • privacy
  • secure_systems_group
  • Cyber_Security
  • Cyber_attacks
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Magnetic stimulation of the brain improved awareness of subject's own cognitive abilities

29. August 2017

Understanding brain function might help in the development of new treatments for neuropsychiatric illnesses in the future.

Science and art Press releases

  • metacognition
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Updated Dipoli opens on Aalto University campus

17. August 2017

The refurbished building is a meeting place for the whole Aalto community.

Campus Press releases

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  • campus
  • Dipoli

Aalto University and GE Healthcare expand their cooperation

17. August 2017

The areas of cooperation include healthcare data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as start-up activities.

Press releases Cooperation

  • analytics
  • Startups
  • artificial_intelligence
  • teaching
  • healthcare
  • Innovation
  • research

NASA searches for the most imaginative applications in Helsinki – satellite data to be harnessed to aid sustainable development

15. August 2017

With satellite data, NASA Europa Challenge finalists predict wildfires and enable people with allergies to analyse pollen dispersion.

Science and art Press releases

  • NASA_Europa_Challenge
  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • Startups
  • space_technology

Aalto University endowment portfolio returned 3.1% in the first half of 2017

15. August 2017

The purpose of the Aalto University endowment is to generate additional funding for top quality research and education.

Press releases Other

  • investing
  • endowment

Quantum researchers around the globe gather at Aalto

5. August 2017

The conference covers quantum effects and connects research directions at the frontiers of mesoscopic quantum coherence.

Press releases

  • CQE

Chemical route towards electronic devices in graphene

25. July 2017

Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision.

Press releases Science and art

  • STM
  • graphene
  • nanotechnology

Aalto-1 satellite sends first image

24. July 2017

The photograph was taken with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed hyperspectral camera's secondary camera.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanosatellites
  • space_technology
  • Aalto-1

Fundraising campaign exceeds all expectations

30. June 2017

Aalto University`s fundraising campaign has received a total of 23.5 million euros in donations. Our warmest thanks to all those who donated!

Science and art Press releases Cooperation Other

  • future_is_made_today
  • heart_campus
  • fundraising

Provost Ilkka Niemelä appointed President of Aalto University

21. June 2017

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

Press releases

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Solar heating could cover more than 80% of domestic heating requirements in Nordic countries

20. June 2017

Solar energy offers economically sensible solutions for the collection of heating energy, and for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.

Science and art Press releases

Academy of Finland awards 280 000 to Arts based research project, "Floating Peripheries – Mediating the Sense of Place"

19. June 2017

In partnership with the University of Lapland over the next four-years.

Press releases Other

The summer's heat could warm in the winter

19. June 2017

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

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • HeatStock
  • Helsinki_Challenge
  • finland100

Metal music researchers around the world gather at Aalto

16. June 2017

The conference covers topics from Russian metal fans’ online communities and Algerian metal scene to mythology manifesting itself in Finnish metal music.

Science and art Press releases

  • #finland100

Novel 3D matrix will allow predictive and effective breast cancer treatment

14. June 2017

The extracellular matrix keeps the structure of the tumor tissues unchanged and thereby allows correct and personalized drug identification.

Science and art Press releases

  • breast_cancer
  • cancer
  • medical_science
  • materials_research
  • material_science

Special journal issue showcases Aalto University’s materials research

13. June 2017

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

Press releases Science and art

  • advanced_electronic_materials
  • electronics
  • quantum_technology
  • materials_research

Aalto-2 no longer responds to commands

12. June 2017

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

Studies Science and art Press releases

  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • Aalto-2
  • space_technology
  • Aalto-1

5G is serving the factory of the future in Otaniemi

7. June 2017

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

Science and art Press releases

  • Cyber_Security
  • industrial_internet
  • 5G
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