Nanocarbon materials are challenging silicon – from transparent electronics to bendable 3D displays

6. September 2017

Carbon gets exciting new applications through nanoscale technologies.

Science and art

  • nanoelectronics
  • nanocarbon
  • nanobud
  • materials_research
  • nanotechnology
  • carbon_nanotubes

Energy Forum lecture series: The future energy system

6. September 2017

The key players in Finland's energy sector present their views on the energy systems of the future.

Studies Cooperation

Aalto establishes a Sustainability Hub to address the challenges of sustainable development

6. September 2017

The Hub will increase multidisciplinary collaboration and promote sustainability in teaching, campus development and other operations at Aalto.

Campus Science and art

  • sustainability_hub
  • sustainability

New project develops problem-based learning in East African Universities

6. September 2017

Aalto Global Impact led project enhances multidisciplinarity and regional networks.

Cooperation

  • AGI
  • sustainability
  • aalto_global_impact

Aalto rises in Times Higher Education ranking

5. September 2017

Aalto now 190th in THE's general ranking.

Science and art

  • Times_Higher_Education
  • rankings

Stakeholders developing education in the field of construction

4. September 2017

The direct feedback given by the companies was extremely valuable.

Cooperation

Students among the finalists in the Waxman Textile Prize 2017

4. September 2017

Textile design graduates Aamu Salo, Tiina Paavilainen, Antonina Sedakova and Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen among the finalists in the International Waxman Textile Prize.

Honored Other

  • fashion

Niklas von Weymarn is the first Alumnus of the Year of the School of Chemical Engineering

1. September 2017

The title was presented to von Weymarn as a recognition for his significant achievements in his career and for his continuous collaboration with the School of Chemical Engineering.

Honored

  • alumnus_of_the_year

MIT postdoc Miika Aittala receives dissertation award

1. September 2017

In his doctoral thesis Dr. Aittala studied and developed new methods for producing realistic computer graphics.

Honored

  • dissertation_award
  • computer_graphics
  • computer_science
  • department_of_computer_science

Visualisers of the effects of climate change and weather information winners of the NASA Europa Challenge competition

31. August 2017

The judges decided to award the first prize to two of the teams: AgroSphere developed by an American team and World Weather developed by a Jordanian team.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • NASA_Europa_Challenge
  • satellites
  • space_technology

Aalto University Properties Ltd divests Chydenia property

31. August 2017

Aalto University divests the property, but leases the premises until July 2019.

Campus

  • Töölö
  • Chydenia
  • campus

Ultrasound can help treat cancer and osteoarthritis

31. August 2017

Assistant Professor Heikki Nieminen is developing methods that can lead to earlier diagnosis of cancer and enable new kinds of targeted treatments for illnesses.

Science and art Other

  • ultrasound
  • biomedical_engineering
  • health_technology

European Mining Course receives EIT RawMaterials quality seal

30. August 2017

The quality seal was granted for the programme’s longstanding traditions and its ability to adapt to changing circumstances over the years.

Studies Honored

The Protocamp course successfully completed company assignments

30. August 2017

The students got to realise a prototype project from start to finish.

Studies

  • protocamp
  • protopaja_course
  • protopaja

Students of photography showcased at the CHART Nordic contemporary art fair

29. August 2017

Gallery Taik Persons hosts works from Aalto University’s students and alumni.

Science and art

Visitors from Vietnam

29. August 2017

Minister of Higher Education and Training met with Vietnamese students at the Design Factory.

Other

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

Metsähovi connected to the official time of Finland

29. August 2017

The time transfer occurs via optical fibre using the White Rabbit protocol developed at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Science and art

Popularity outranks strategy in supply chain integration decisions

27. August 2017

Conscious comparison and indirect copying increase the similarity of supply chain management practices of peer group companies.

Science and art

  • supplier_integration

Do productivity and well-being at work go hand in hand?

25. August 2017

Aalto, Nordea and the University of Tampere joined forces to study well-being at work, social networks and productivity.

Science and art Cooperation

  • work
  • productivity
  • wellbeing

Astronomy in the schoolyard

24. August 2017

In the science sessions of Aalto researchers, a pin and a beach ball represent the solar system and pieces of rope represent network research.

Science and art Cooperation

  • science_sessions
  • scientists_at_schools

Four Aalto research fields among the world’s top 50

24. August 2017

Aalto placed at the top of the Shanghai ranking in Marine/Ocean Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Mining and Mineral Engineering and Management research.

Science and art

  • research
  • rankings

Aalto-born ICEYE receives USD 13 million for its radar-based microsatellite imaging service

23. August 2017

SAR technology makes imaging possible regardless of the weather conditions or time of day.

Science and art

  • ICEYE
  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • space_technology

EU Research Project to improve safety in Arctic shipping

23. August 2017

The goal is a new risk-led approach for Arctic shipping, ship design, and work at sea.

Science and art Cooperation

Set the initial price discount right to turn new customers into loyal ones

21. August 2017

A study, recently accepted for publication at Journal of Marketing, reports nonlinear relationship between initial price discounts and customer retention.

Studies

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