Software-defined radio, Open Source, custom-made camera – this is the Aalto-3 satellite, the one-litre CubeSat

4. June 2018

If everything goes as planned, the nanosatellite being designed and built fully by students could be ready to be launched into space at around Christmas 2019.

Studies Science and art

What if the textiles of the future are growing in Finnish forests?

4. June 2018

Ioncell, a fibre woven from cellulose, is a strong contender as a sustainable alternative to cotton and polyester. For Finland, it could mean billions of euros of potential business.

Science and art

  • whatif
  • Ioncell
  • textiles
  • cellulose

Designer materials with completely random structures might enable quantum computing

4. June 2018

Topological randomness may be the answer for lossless electronics and making the nuts and bolts of quantum computers.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_computing
  • quantum_research

New natural freezing method offers energy savings in water purification

31. May 2018

Freezing winter temperatures can be put to good use in improving the cost and energy efficiency of wastewater purification.

Science and art

Even researchers should embrace the practice

30. May 2018

Professor Pirjo Sanaksenaho from the Department of Architecture hopes to see an architect’s basic labour – design – feature more prominently in future doctoral dissertations in architecture.

Science and art

Promising news from biomedicine: DNA origami more resilient than previously understood

29. May 2018

Study shows these nanostructures can survive in extremely low magnesium concentrations, opening up a broad spectrum of biophysical and biomedical applications

Science and art

  • nanostructure
  • dna
  • biomedical
  • nanotechnology

Aalto's Näytös show brings high fashion to Finland

29. May 2018

Winners of the evening include Idaliina Friman, Erika Hirsimäki, Eetu Kemppainen, Emma Saarnio, Anni Salonen and Eerika Yli-Rahko

Honored Science and art Other

New radome for Metsähovi radio telescope

29. May 2018

The radome protects the radio telescope against snow, wind, rain, and heat from solar radiation.

Science and art

  • metsähovi

Time crystals may hold secret to coherence in quantum computing

28. May 2018

New experimental evidence also lays groundwork for new ways of studying time

Science and art

  • time_crystals
  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_computer
  • rota

Aalto University and the Xidian University develop together the wireless technology of the future

25. May 2018

The theme is the next generation of wireless technology (post-5G and 6G), in particular the security technology.

Press releases

Nokia had to weed out a culture of fear to embrace a future without smart phones, in-depth interview study reveals

24. May 2018

The radical strategic move demanded a sea change in Nokia’s management style.

Science and art Press releases

New process for a familiar product

23. May 2018

Kari Vanhatalo started out by thinking of ways to create added value for wood fibre and the forest industry. He ended up with a more efficient and ecological production process for powdered cellulose.

Science and art

Peter Liljeroth appointed as Academy Professor

23. May 2018

The Academy of Finland has granted funding for ten new Academy Professors in different fields of science. Aalto University has recently also received Academy funding for seven Academy Fellows and eight Postdoctoral Researchers.

Science and art

  • STM

Dissertation: Sub-Saharan Africa is the new hotspot for mobile network investments

23. May 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa is among the hottest playing fields for mobile telecoms firms yet the international investments are not driven by economic factors alone, argues Marcellinus Dike in his doctoral dissertation.

Science and art

  • emerging_markets
  • Africa
  • international_business
  • dissertation

Young Finns value Aalto as a place to study

23. May 2018

According to an image survey, Aalto University is the best-known university among young people.

Studies

Millennium Technology Prize for Tuomo Suntola, alumnus of Aalto

22. May 2018

Innovation enables manufacture and development of information technology products.

Science and art

Growing use of renewable energy presents challenge for energy storage and markets

22. May 2018

Renewable energy requires more efficient and flexible energy system.

Science and art

  • sustainable_energy
  • energy_storage

Three Aalto students awarded Fulbright grants to top US universities

22. May 2018

The highly valued grant will enable graduate studies and research at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology starting this fall.

Cooperation Studies

  • Fulbright

Master’s theses indicate: Nordic countries will not reach their road transport emissions targets based on current scenarios

21. May 2018

The work carried out by three Aalto students gave St1 the tools it needed for its emissions discussions.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • electric_cars
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

More women complete doctoral degrees in technology

18. May 2018

Doctoral education and doctoral students have changed over the years. The doctoral graduates of today are younger than ever and, in the field of technology, a quarter of them are women.

Science and art

Seven new Honorary Doctorates in Technology to be conferred at Aalto University

17. May 2018

The Aalto University schools of technology will confer honorary doctorates on seven eminent persons in the fields of science, technology and architecture.

Honored Science and art

Aalto University's fashion events bring heads of international fashion houses to Finland

16. May 2018

The collections of the prestigious Aalto University fashion students will be presented at the Näytös18 fashion show on 25 May.

Other Campus

  • textile_design
  • Tekstiili18
  • Näytös18
  • fashion

Take on the challenge! – World Challenge Finland seeks out world changing applications

16. May 2018

‘It was great to meet the other teams from all over the world’ says last year’s finalist.

Studies

With an enthusiastic team, big challenges can be taken on

15. May 2018

In the SGT Studio course’s international development projects, a Ugandan engineer and a Finnish architect can learn from each other.

Studies Science and art

  • masters_studies
  • sustainable_development
  • student_project

Graduating students to receive a modern graduation pin as a mark of their achievement

14. May 2018

Artist Inni Pärnänen’s multipurpose pin concept won the design compe-tition for the graduation pin to be presented to Aalto graduates.

Studies Science and art

  • graduation_pin
  • graduation_party
  • ceremony_week
  • graduating
  • graduation_ceremony
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