Director Aku Louhimies studies the practices of film directing

27. October 2017

The new film version of the novel The Unknown Soldier has its premiere last week. For the film's director Aku Louhimies, the film also serves as a research subject at Aalto University.

Science and art

Finland's largest career fair in the ICT field is coming

25. October 2017

More than 100 exhibitors participate in TalentIT 2017.

Cooperation Press releases

  • TalentIT_2017
  • TalentIT
  • recruiting

Polish President visits Aalto

25. October 2017

President Andrzej Duda and the Polish startups in his delegation met also Aalto entrepreneurs.

Other

  • Andrzej_Duda
  • Poland

Aalto's Computer Science placed 47th in the US News ranking

25. October 2017

Economics and Business and Space Science also made it to the top 100.

Other

  • US_News
  • rankings

Riitta Silvennoinen appointed Chief Human Resources Officer

25. October 2017

Silvennoinen will start at Aalto in February.

Press releases

  • CHRO
  • Riitta_Silvennoinen

Tommi Himberg to head the newly established Young Academy Finland

25. October 2017

The academy for young scientists wants to promote science in Finnish society.

Science and art

  • young_academy_finland

Henri Coriou Award 2017 to Professor Hannu Hänninen

24. October 2017

The award is a recognition for Hänninen’s outstanding contribution to corrosion science and engineering in the nuclear field.

Honored

​Günther H. Filz appointed Associate Professor of Structures and Architecture

24. October 2017

Filz´s research and teaching is oriented trans‐ and interdisciplinary, and centers on the intersection of architecture, structure and geometry.

Science and art

Aalto University implements the art percent principle: Dipoli's new art collection

24. October 2017

The artists of the works are Aalto University alumni and represent numerous different fields of art.

Press releases

  • art_percentage
  • Radical_Nature
  • campus
  • art
  • alumni
  • Dipoli

Extraordinarily strong nonlinear optical graphene-like material could renovate nonlinear photonics

23. October 2017

The discovery could enable high resolution imagining at low-power.

Science and art

  • Photonics
  • graphene

Kokoon nominated as Wood Award candidate

23. October 2017

The Kokoon house of Aalto University students is among the 15 Wood Award 2017 nominees. The house provides a compact solution for the challenges of temporary accommodation.

Honored

Aalto University and the University of Helsinki join forces in artificial intelligence research

23. October 2017

The objective of the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence is to make Finland a leading country in artificial intelligence research and its utilisation.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • digitalisation
  • machine_learning

Pilot project for smart building services technology investigates the functionality of building services technology in the future in an everyday environment

20. October 2017

The project tests new smart technology solutions in a pilot environment in Otaniemi.

Science and art

EIT Digital Master School kicks-off in Espoo

18. October 2017

From October 19-21, approximately 300 international students will gather in Otaniemi for the yearly Kick-Off of the EIT Digital Master School.

Campus Studies Cooperation

  • Master_School
  • EIT_Digital
  • digitalisation
  • EU
  • EIT

Holding an object requires smooth interaction between high and low brain frequencies

18. October 2017

Researchers have identified a neuronal mechanism enabling people to maintain constant contraction force.

Science and art

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Aalto finishes 90th in Times Higher Education (THE) Computer Science ranking

17. October 2017

Our engineering and technology field is also among the world's top 100, with its 99th place finish.

Other

  • THE_ranking
  • Ranking

Sari Baldauf and Karel Ch. A. M. Luyben to Aalto University Board

17. October 2017

New members bring strong competencies in international leadership.

Other

  • board
  • board_member

Finnish design that conquered Burning Man can be utilised even in human settlements in Mars

17. October 2017

The Cosmic Egg was built to the Nevada desert with the help of more than fifty volunteers.

Cooperation Science and art Studies

  • Spacetechnology
  • Burning_Man
  • satellites

Contemporary forms of work need to be incorporated into official statistics

17. October 2017

Policy makers and individuals would benefit from statistics that capture new hybrid forms of work.

Science and art Cooperation

  • statistics
  • work

Creative and smart digital services for public sector organisations developed at PSHACK100 course

17. October 2017

Students are expected to bring forward innovations to support a client-centred approach.

Studies

  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • digitalisation
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

A night at the galaxy – students of IDBM Challenge created a multisensory space journey

16. October 2017

Have you ever dreamt about exploring space? Or simply wondered if you will be able to spend a night up there during your lifetime? These were the questions that the students of IDBM Master’s programme asked – and the end result was a space odyssey.

Studies

  • IDBM

Aalto Executive MBA ranked 35th in Europe in the Financial Times (FT) global ranking

16. October 2017

This is the world’s most respected annual ranking.

Other

  • ft_ranking
  • Aalto_EE
  • Ranking

FallUp inspired the entrepreneurial minds of 1700 students

13. October 2017

Aalto Entrepreneurship Society organised Europe’s largest student-run entrepreneurship event.

Cooperation Other

  • FallUp
  • finland100
  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

Internet researchers harnessed the power of algorithm to find hate speech

13. October 2017

The aim was to identify hate speech targeted at minorities and people in a vulnerable position.

Science and art Press releases

  • elections
  • AI
  • algorithm
  • machinelearning

Aalto Bachelor's programme in Science and Technology in English to start in 2018

13. October 2017

The graduates will be top-level experts of digital society. The first majors are Data Science and Digital Systems and Design.

Studies Science and art Other

  • digital_systems_and_design
  • bachelors_programme_in_science_and_technology
  • data_science
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