News & Events

News

Samuel Kaski and Matti Keloharju appointed Academy Professor

28. May 2015

The Academy of Finland has decided to fund eight new research posts as Academy Professor for the years 2016–2020.

Research

  • digi

Media researchers set up an exhibition of novel interpretations of historical artworks

28. May 2015

A research group of the Department of Media has been in collaboration with the gallery to set up an exhibition Mix it up! which is open 29-31 May.

Cooperation, Other

Similarities between aurorae on Mars and Earth

27. May 2015

An international team of researchers has for the first time predicted the occurrence of aurorae visible to the naked eye on a planet other than Earth.

Research

Alumnus of the Year and angel investor Riku Asikainen chairs Alumni Steering Board

27. May 2015

The School of Business has founded the Alumni Steering Board to discuss alumni activity, the school's external relations and fundraising.

Cooperation

The School of Business bachelor's degree studies will move to Otaniemi

27. May 2015

Aalto students from various fields of education will come together and learn together.

Studies

Modelling helps investigate the properties of wood

26. May 2015

Modelling can be used to determine how the structure of wood affects mechanical properties, such as rigidity.

Research

Aalto ranks high in publications co-authored with industry

25. May 2015

CWTS Leiden Ranking is based on the bibliometric analysis of scientific articles.

Cooperation, Other

  • Ranking
  • Leiden

Promising fashion designers awarded at Näytös15

25. May 2015

Collections with many skilfully crafted creations were presented at the Kattilahalli catwalk.

Honored

Emma Master has received an ERC Consolidator Grant

25. May 2015

The project aims to accelerate benefits of the genomic era, by finding novel proteins and enzymes with totally new and useful properties.

Research, Cooperation

Container 'Kontti' invites you to explore Aalto Festival

20. May 2015

Aalto University students guide the public in the festival's information point, Kontti, located in the Mauno Koivisto Square in Kamppi, Helsinki.

Other

LED cooling research project receives seven-figure funding

19. May 2015

Jani Oksanen, D.Sc. (Tech.), has received an ERC Starting Grant for his research in the field of thermophotonics.

Research

  • energy

One thousand student visitors to Lumarts

19. May 2015

Study visits to the LUMA Centre laboratory interest schoolchildren more and more each year.

Studies, Cooperation

Financial Times: Aalto EE improves its ranking despite increasingly intense competition

18. May 2015

Aalto EE achieved a global ranking of 47th, one place higher than last year.

Other

Efficiency record for black silicon solar cells jumps to 22.1%

18. May 2015

Aalto University’s researchers improved their previous record by over three absolute percents together with Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Research, Cooperation

  • energy
  • elfys
  • solar
  • solar_energy
  • solar_cell

Even wastewater treatment plants need fitness tests

13. May 2015

The entrepreneurs behind Toihan Oy used to work at the Department of Forest Products Technology and have now found their niche in the forest industry.

Cooperation, Other

AppCampus by Aalto University and Microsoft has created high-quality and innovative new apps

13. May 2015

The program provided mobile developers with funding and coaching.

Cooperation

  • digi
  • Mobile
  • Accelerator
  • Applications

Auditor's report meets antimatter

13. May 2015

Welcome to the installation lectures of Aalto University professors on 28 May!

Research

Independent innovativeness diminishes with evolution

12. May 2015

As an industry develops, customers and the market replace research and science as the sources of innovation.

Research

When mediated by superconductivity, light pushes matter million times more

12. May 2015

The finding paves a way for the studies of mechanical oscillations at the level of a single photon, the quantum of light.

Research

Putting a new spin on plasmonics

7. May 2015

Researchers at Aalto University have discovered a novel way of combining plasmonic and magneto-optical effects.

Research

  • plasmonics
  • quantum_research

Limb-lengthening implant developer Synoste raises several million in funding

6. May 2015

The Aalto University spin-out company will use the funds to commercialise its painless limb-lengthening method.

Research, Cooperation

Startup contest Idea Challenge kicks off

6. May 2015

The EIT ICT Labs offers significant benefits for the laureates of this pan-European contest.

Cooperation, Other

  • EIT_ICT_Labs
  • EU
  • Innovation
  • Contest

Aalto University involved in building global design and innovation cluster in Shanghai

6. May 2015

Teaching collaboration and reform of entrance exams on focus in the new Shanghai College of Design and Innovation.

Cooperation

Better risk management for wintertime maritime transportation

6. May 2015

The Stormwinds project run by Aalto University and its partners focuses on managing the risks of wintertime maritime transportation.

Research

Solar thermal energy has become a competitive energy source in Finland

5. May 2015

The solar thermal investments made by companies and municipalities are particularly cost-effective, indicates a new report.

Research

  • energy
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