Aalto Executive MBA program turns 30

3. May 2018

The Financial Times has ranked this Finnish program in the top 100 for the last few years.

Studies

  • AaltoEE

Aalto Festival explores science, technology, art and business

3. May 2018

Aalto talents on display in numerous seminars, exhibitions and other events in May.

Other

  • aalto_festival

Sanna Lehto and Antonina Sedakova win at Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography

2. May 2018

Sedakova takes Exception de Mixmind prize for collaboration in China while Lehto wins Public Prize in photography.

Other Honored Science and art

  • Hyères
  • fashion
  • photography
  • competition

Ultrafast laser pulse created by golden nanoparticles

2. May 2018

The creation of a fast, tunable and stable nanoparticle-array laser is a stepping stone to affordable and efficient sensing and switching.

Science and art

  • nanoscience
  • qd
  • nano
  • nanotechnology
  • nanophysics

The first Finnish startup selected to join the European Space Agency incubator

2. May 2018

Operating within Aalto University, the business incubator is pivotal to Finland's national target to double its space industry turnover.

Cooperation

  • Space
  • ESA
  • satellites

Reaching for the stars

27. April 2018

Upper secondary school pupils on a Space and Satellites course planned a space mission with the guidance of experts.

Studies

Glass Artist Renata Jakowleff wins Ornamo Prize

27. April 2018

The design award makes contemporary design and industrial art visible.

Honored

  • Renata_Jakowleff
  • Ornamo_Prize
  • Design_Day

Significant funding from the Ministry for Aalto-led entrepreneurship and learning projects

26. April 2018

The funds were appropriated for the promotion of student entrepreneurship and the creation of open learning materials.

Studies Cooperation

Millennium Technology Prize winner announced 22 May

26. April 2018

Welcome to the prize winner's Millennium Talks open lecture on 23 May.

Cooperation Other

A doctoral student's dream: A joint doctoral thesis concept by Aalto and Saab

25. April 2018

'The research is interesting, the work environment is pleasant, and the project has funding. Everything that a researcher could hope for is in place.'

Cooperation

  • SAAB

What if retirement homes were replaced with grandma’s cottages? And what if touchscreens could be bent into any shape?

25. April 2018

New article and video series looks into the future – and shows how people at Aalto are building it.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • whatif

The search for food safety

24. April 2018

Students from Aalto and the University of Nairobi are examining food’s value chain from maize fields to the milk glass.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • Africa
  • pbl_east_africa
  • Creative_Sustainability
  • Food
  • IDBM
  • global_impact
  • cooperation
  • learning
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Campus envisioned as a green oasis

24. April 2018

An open space plan designed by an award-winning landscape architecture firm would introduce more nature and housing to the Otaniemi campus.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • landscape_architecture
  • campus
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

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

The new Magazine issue is available online

23. April 2018

The Aalto University Magazine issue 22 examines solutions for sustainable development.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • sustainable_development
  • sustainainability
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Fighting the flames – better together

23. April 2018

The fundamental questions of sustainable development are integral in our business research as well, says Professor Minna Halme.

Other

  • Minna_Halme
  • frugal_innovations
  • magazine_22
  • sustainable_development
  • sustainainability
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

What if the world’s cattle munched on Finnish wood?

23. April 2018

A new manufacturing method will open entirely new markets for microcrystalline cellulose. It could be used, for example, to enrich animal fodder.

Other

  • Olli_Dahl
  • magazine_22
  • MCC
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine
  • cellulose

Visionary realist

23. April 2018

Mika Anttonen, a billionaire who made his fortune by refining oil, spends a lot of time and money in search of alternative energy solutions.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • alumnus_of_the_year
  • Renewable_energy
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • alumni
  • magazine
  • energy

Turning off the tap

23. April 2018

There is no single solution to the shortage of water, but applying several might get the job done.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • water_engineering
  • water_technology
  • water
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • olli_varis
  • solar_energy
  • magazine

Rare metals need efficient recycling

23. April 2018

How can the valuable ingredients of batteries be recovered? What could replace bismuth, tellurium and many other rarities? These issues are being examined by the CloseLoop project.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • CloseLoop
  • battery
  • Metallurgy
  • Circular_Economy
  • raw_materials
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Einstein’s “spooky action” goes massive!

20. April 2018

The elusive quantum mechanical phenomenon called entanglement has now been made a reality in objects almost macroscopic in size. Results published in Nature show how two vibrating drumheads, the width of a human hair, can display the spooky action.

Science and art

  • nems

Overalls on and into the cleanroom! – students get a guided tour of micro- and nanotechnology from top experts

20. April 2018

Students from Olari and Pohjois-Tapiola Upper Secondary Schools learnt about micro- and nanotechnology on a top course run by Aalto and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT).

Studies

  • otanano

Petri Ala-Laurila: The retina offers a pathway to the secrets of the brain

20. April 2018

This Professor, awarded for his scientific courage, knows that it’s worth going after the big “fish” even if you don’t always catch it.

Professor Guy Julier has trust in being lost

20. April 2018

Design should be done with publics, says Professor Julier who also wants to learn more about the growing world of self-organization – and skating.

Science and art

  • installation_talks
  • art
  • design

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

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