Researchers pave the way for ionotronic nanodevices

23. February 2017

Discovery helps develop new kinds of electrically switchable memories.

Science and art

  • nanomicroscopy
  • ionotronics
  • otanano
  • nanotechnology

Tuula Teeri appointed President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

23. February 2017

Tuula Teeri will leave her position as the President of Aalto University probably in the late autumn.

Press releases Other

  • IVA
  • anne_brunila
  • tuula_teeri

Emotional expressions of love and loathing clearly differ in motions

22. February 2017

Social eMotions research project of Aalto University culminates in an interactive dance performance.

Science and art Press releases

  • tommi_himberg
  • emotion_research
  • lauri_nummenmaa

Record-breaking tiny centenary celebration logo only a hundredth of a millimetre in size

22. February 2017

The logo for Finland’s centennial was created from silicon with the same method as the world's smallest Aalto vase.

Other Press releases

  • silicon
  • Ilkka_Tittonen
  • finland100
  • nano

Stiff and strong yet light

21. February 2017

Assistant Professor Luc St-Pierre studies and develops materials that have a cellular or a grid-like microstructure.

Science and art

Hospital clowns’ new outfits made at Aalto University

21. February 2017

36 new hospital clown outfits were created in the collaboration project of Costume Design and the Finnish Hospital Clowns Association.


  • costume_design
  • ARTS

Algorithm can create a bridge between Clinton and Trump supporters

16. February 2017

Twitter case study aims to minimize the controversies.

Science and art Press releases

  • kiran_garimella
  • data_mining
  • algorithm
  • aristides_gionis
  • department_of_computer_science
  • hiit

Smart buildings project develops open IoT interfaces for the needs of building services

15. February 2017

Improving openness will result in interactive systems that make it possible to share data in a seamless manner. Compatibility also makes systems more cost-effective.

An AI application that promotes the well-being of kin carers wins the hackathon

15. February 2017

The application created for the Apotti project will have a great societal impact.

Studies Honored

  • public_services
  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • public_sector
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Aalto University endowment portfolio returned 6.1% in 2016

14. February 2017

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

Press releases Other

  • endowment

Aalto University and Saab sign a ten-year cooperation agreement

10. February 2017

The aim is to strengthen their cooperation, especially in long-term sensor technology research.

Science and art Cooperation Press releases

  • sensor_technology
  • SAAB
  • cooperation
  • tuula_teeri
  • signal_processing

Ville Rantala receives OP Group Research Foundation’s doctoral dissertation prize

9. February 2017

Rantala studied the effects of social interaction and social networks on decision making in the field of finance.


  • OP_group
  • dissertation
  • finance

Finland wants to be world’s number one in artificial intelligence

9. February 2017

Samuel Kaski, Professor in Machine Learning, who participated in Prime Minister Sipilä’s panel on artificial intelligence likes the challenge.

Science and art Other

  • data_mining
  • artificial_intelligence
  • machine_learning
  • data_science

Optimising energy consumption with the internet of things

9. February 2017

Aalto University develops intelligent control of energy use in residential and office buildings in association with Finnish industry partners.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Towards a better world – steAAAm it!

8. February 2017

Nanomaji represents Aalto University in CESAER’s new video campaign for a better world.

Studies Cooperation

HCH secures significant funding for development of life sciences and health technology sector

3. February 2017

The funding will be used to support the creation, growth and internationalisation of businesses within the sector.


Students win innovation competition

3. February 2017

Innovativeness, feasibility, the commercial opportunities of the application and the wide range of use possibilities convinced the judges.

Studies Honored

Yrjö Jahnsson Foundation donates EUR 250 000

3. February 2017

The donation is designated to the field of business and economics.


  • Yrjö_Jahnsson_foundation
  • donations

School as a service awarded in innovation competition

3. February 2017

The operating model developed by Aalto and Espoo won the education category.


  • Quality_innovation
  • Saas
  • School_as_a_service
  • Espoo

Aalto Start-Up Center has moved to Otaniemi

2. February 2017

Growth entrepreneurs, Aalto University and the entire surrounding society will benefit from the cooperation.


  • start-up_center
  • startup
  • start-up

Election candidates engage in battles also in social media

2. February 2017

An extensive analysis of online material showed that the voter is in danger of being forgotten when candidates have a go at each other.

Press releases Other

  • big_data
  • department_of_computer_science
  • hiit
  • digi

Professor Paula Hohti receives two million euros of ERC funding for research into renaissance fashion and culture

1. February 2017

Experimental processing of materials from fashion history opens up new interpretations of daily life in bygone times.

Honored Science and art Cooperation Other

December-January student application round gathers 3476 applications

31. January 2017

Number of applications falls by 17 percent compared to the previous year, but the number of the European applicants increase.


  • studies
  • admissions
  • Applications

Aalto and Finland 100 projects' kick-off

27. January 2017

CodeBus Africa and a satellite to space. The Aalto projects showcase knowledge and know-how from the past to present and into the future.

Science and art Cooperation

  • codebus_africa
  • gamechangers
  • finland100

The smart crane and first research topics presented at the Industrial Internet Campus

27. January 2017

Research topics include high precision lifting and user identification.

Cooperation Science and art

  • smart_crane
  • Siemens
  • konecranes
  • industrial_internet
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