News & Events


Nanostructures can now be '3D printed’ using DNA

23. July 2015

Three-dimensional nano-sized structures obtained from DNA using a new design method


Researchers demonstrated the first realization of invisible absorbers and sensors

20. July 2015

Absorbers are completely transparent at non-operational frequencies.


Scientists reveal “woodquakes”

17. July 2015

Wood and its response to stress or strain has been less known at a fundamental level – until now.


"Six research routes to steer transport policy", a research article published in Nature

10. July 2015

Transport research is central to twenty-first-century global challenges that include energy provision, climate change and health.

Research, Cooperation

Perttu Kähäri´s dissertation ranked in top 5 in the IB field this year

7. July 2015

Aalto University was the only European university among the finalists.

Honored, Research

ERC Advanced Grant funding for Professor Pertti Hakonen

6. July 2015

Aalto University also given four other ERC grants.

Aalto University energy researchers receive 2015 Resonate Award

4. July 2015

Professor Mika Järvinen with his team was honored for innovation that converts a steel-manufacturing by-product into Precipitated calcium carbonate.


  • energy

Can you film debt?

3. July 2015

A research project in the cinematic arts examines the transition of the welfare society and challenges the technical traditions of documentary film.


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  • film
  • documentary_film

Professor Olli Varis appointed to the Matti Pursula professorship at Aalto University

2. July 2015

Professor Olli Varis is an internationally distinguished and recognised researcher in water and environmental issues.


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  • matti_pursula
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11,741 bachelor's level applicants to Aalto University this spring

2. July 2015

The results of national joint applications to higher education institutions have been published through the Studyinfo service.

Studies, Other

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  • studyinfo

Bachelor’s degree selection results published through Studyinfo at the latest on 3 July

29. June 2015

Keep up-to-date through My Studyinfo -service


Sirkku Linna appointed Development Director at Aalto University

25. June 2015

Sirkku Linna, M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Soc.Sc., starts in her new position on 1 August 2015.


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Aalto University to build Finland’s Centenary Satellite

24. June 2015

Finland will celebrate it’s 100 years as an independent country by sending a special satellite to orbit in 2017.

Research, Cooperation

Two gold medals for Finnish entries in scenography exhibition in Prague

24. June 2015

Prizes were won both by Finland's student and professional sections.


Eco-hostel created by cooperation between Aalto students and Maya community

24. June 2015

The Aalto LAB Mexico project is a good example of how different countries and branches of science can link up.

Studies, Cooperation

Industrial internet enables new business models

23. June 2015

Opportunities offered by the industrial internet were envisioned at an Industrial Internet partner seminar held on 16 June.


Growth entrepreneur can gain momentum from support euros

22. June 2015

An Aalto University study shows that growth entrepreneurship policy is also financially worthwhile policy.


Towards a smart, networked and cybersecure digital society

17. June 2015

The 5G technology entering the market at the end of the decade may make denial-of-service attacks impossible.

Research, Cooperation

Aalto University researchers predicted existence of new quantum matter theoretically

17. June 2015

The results are important in the search for new quantum states and possible use in future electronics applications.


  • quantum

Aalto University continues coordinating the international Cumulus association

16. June 2015

More than half of Cumulus full members supported the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in the call for secretariat.


The Academy of Finland grants over 10 million euros to Aalto University researchers

16. June 2015

23 Aalto researchers receive Academy Project funding for research in natural sciences and engineering


Jyri Hämäläinen appointed Dean of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering

15. June 2015

His five-year period as dean starts on 1 August 2015.


Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology awarded grants for doctoral studies and postdoctoral visits

14. June 2015

The Foundation received a record number of 147 applications, of which 24 received a grant, totalling 178 000 eur.

Studies, Honored, Research

Aalto to strengthen collaboration with Tsinghua University

12. June 2015

Ministers witnessed as Aalto President Tuula Teeri signed an MoU.


  • China
  • Tsinghua
  • MoU

Weather Station exhibition features 10 Finnish sound and performance artists

11. June 2015

The Weather Station exhibition is an exhibition of events for new performative forms of Finnish sound art.


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