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

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. April 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Young people seeking solutions for better future

18. April 2018

Millennium Youth Prize is a new technology competition for 14 to 18-year-olds.

Press releases Other

A new Bose–Einstein condensate created at Aalto University

16. April 2018

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland are the first to create a Bose–Einstein condensate of light coupled with metal electrons, so-called surface plasmon polaritons.

Science and art

  • qd

'Finland is a great place to start a company'

16. April 2018

Tiina Nyman, President of Aaltoes, sees entrepreneurship as an invaluable learning opportunity.

Other

  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

'Driving Disruption – Envisioning the Future of Businesses' chosen as title for student conference

16. April 2018

Aalto University School of Business to host CEMS Nordic Forum from 17 to 20 April.

Studies Cooperation

Artificial intelligence frees the blind of their white cane

12. April 2018

Third place and honorary award for Aalto University in innovation competition.

Honored

The future of concrete is 3D

10. April 2018

Professor Jouni Punkki examines the new possibilities of concrete and makes spectacular sculptures of it.

Science and art

  • sculpture
  • 3D_printing
  • concrete

HAMK and Aalto University to engage in strategic cooperation

10. April 2018

Areas of cooperation are pedagogy, education paths and innovation activities.

Cooperation

  • Häme_university_of_applied_sciences
  • HAMK

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. April 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

Searching for alternative and sustainable solutions for renewable energy storage

9. April 2018

Mitigation of climate change requires increasing the use of renewable energy and the development of storage.

Science and art Cooperation

  • energy_storage

Aalto University accepts 1 116 applicants for master's studies

6. April 2018

The number of applicants increased by 2%.

Studies

  • Master
  • admission_results

ERC Advanced Grants for Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas

6. April 2018

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded their €2.5-million-each Advanced Grants to Aalto University professors Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas.

Science and art

  • STM

The traits of fast typists discovered by analysing 136 million keystrokes

5. April 2018

An online study with 168,000 people shows large variation in typing speeds and styles.

Press releases Science and art

  • interfaces
  • human-computer_interaction
  • typing
  • UX

Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 23–27 April

4. April 2018

Are you interested in 5G, blockchains, crowdsourcing or perhaps digital ethics? Call a researcher week offers a unique opportunity to have a chat with experts.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

How can I join working life? Am I good enough? – Participate in the mentoring programme as a mentor or actor

3. April 2018

Applications for the Aalto University mentoring programme are accepted from 3 April to 3 May.

Cooperation

  • mentoring
  • alumni

Lux Helsinki to become the most sustainable light art festival in Europe by 2020?

3. April 2018

Students developed a measurement system tailored to light art festivals and a collaboration platform.

Studies Cooperation

  • lux_helsinki
  • student_project
  • customized_business_project
  • sustainability

Deep inside Perseus A – A telescope larger than the Earth makes a sharp image of the formation of black hole jets in the core of a radio galaxy

3. April 2018

An international team of researchers has imaged newly forming jets of plasma from a massive black hole with unprecedented accuracy.

Press releases

Gary Marquis continues as Dean of School of Engineering

3. April 2018

Dean’s term is five years and starts on 1 July 2018.

Other

  • School_of_engineering
  • dean

Increased number of applicants to Bachelor’s Programmes at Aalto University

29. March 2018

The number of first priority applicants increased 14% in the field of Business and Economics and the field of Technology attracted over 12% more first priority applicants.

Studies

Mathematical method exposes differences between social and healthcare providers

29. March 2018

A more comprehensive assessment of service quality makes it possible to cut social and healthcare spending without affecting the quantity or quality of the services.

Science and art Press releases

  • health_technology
  • Health
  • healthcare
  • math
  • mathematics

Weather phenomena such as El Niño affect up to two-thirds of the world’s harvests

28. March 2018

Air pressure, sea level temperature or other similar factors fluctuate regularly in areas far apart in a way that causes rain and temperature patterns to shift significantly.

Science and art Press releases

Two Jussi Awards for Aalto people

27. March 2018

Rauno Ronkainen and Anna Vilppunen recognized with Finland's highest honor in film.

Honored Science and art Other

  • Jussi
  • Awards
  • film

AI improves touchscreen interfaces for users with impairments

27. March 2018

A new AI method adapts touchscreen interfaces to make more out of the capabilities of aging users and users with disabilities.

Science and art Press releases

  • optimization
  • UX
  • AI
  • user_interface

Juuso Tervo wins 2018 Manuel Barkan Memorial Award for art education

26. March 2018

Aalto alumnus and postdoctoral researcher recognized for excellence in art education research

  • excellence
  • Manuel_Barkan_Memorial
  • Honored
  • Award
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