Illuminating electronics: Researchers construct all-optical pocket calculator

30. July 2018

New findings from Aalto University have the potential to change how electronics process logic functions, the elementary building blocks of computing.

Science and art

Speed up solving complex problems: be lazy and only work crucial tasks

19. July 2018

A new improvement to a programming technique called ‘lazy grounding’ could solve hard-set and complex issues in freight logistics, routing and power grids by drastically reducing computation times.

Science and art

  • Lazy_grounding
  • computer_science

Aalto maintains strong position in prestigious ShanghaiRankings

17. July 2018

Two Aalto fields leap forward, with altogether 8 ranking in the top 100 worldwide

Science and art

  • Shanghai_rankings
  • rankings

Will Uber take over Finland’s so far well-protected taxi markets?

16. July 2018

An Aalto University research group is studying the effects of opening highly regulated markets on the competitive balance between established and new actors.

Science and art

Wetting of surfaces is surprisingly difficult to measure reliably

10. July 2018

A group of researchers from Aalto University in Finland and Sun Yat-sen University in China provide a standardised approach to improve the accuracy and reliability of contact angle measurements of surfaces.

Science and art

  • smw

Qubits as valves: controlling quantum heat engines

9. July 2018

Researchers from Aalto University are designing nano-sized quantum heat engines to explore whether they may be able to outperform classical heat engines in terms of power and efficiency.

Press releases Science and art

Tuukka Saarimaa appointed as Professor at Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

6. July 2018

Saarimaa D.Sc. (Econ.) will begin as Assistant Professor in Urban Economics 20 August 2018.

Science and art

Researchers propose new solutions to alleviate hostility on social media

4. July 2018

Disputes could be alleviated in arenas where people voicing incendiary opinions would have to deal with the emotions and reactions of a variety of readers, including their own near and dears.

Science and art

Ultimate precision for sensor technology using qubits and machine learning

3. July 2018

Extracting information quickly from quantum states is necessary for future quantum processors and super-sensitive detectors in existing technologies.

Press releases Science and art

Academy of Finland granting funding for a joint research project of Aalto University and Finnish Geospatial Research Institute

2. July 2018

VLBI measurements carried out as part of space geodesy research help to determine Earth’s position.

Science and art

Want design delivered straight to your doorstep?

29. June 2018

As part of Helsinki Design Week, you can have new Aalto University Shop goods hand-delivered to your door on 10th September.


  • design_delivered
  • cooperation
  • design

Number of applicants increased - Study place for over 1600 new students

28. June 2018

Results for the joint application for higher education published in the Studyinfo service.


  • admissions

Students raised half a million euros for a new professor of their own

28. June 2018

The Information Networks programme at Aalto University will have a new Professor of Practice, Dr. Risto Sarvas.

Studies Science and art Press releases

Väre springs to life

27. June 2018

New building for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture opening soon.


Patient experiences of families with children to improve hospital activities

26. June 2018

Patient experiences of children and families at three university hospitals, as well as using patient feedback in developing hospital activities have been examined in a large research collaboration.

Science and art Cooperation

New owner for Sannäs Manor

25. June 2018

Hotel, restaurant, and conference operations will be continued.


  • sannäs_manor

Aalto-1 was launched into space a year ago – the Otaniemi ground station is already being prepared for the launch of the next satellites

21. June 2018

Aalto-1 has successfully cleared the difficulties it has faced in orbit. The largest amount of research data has been provided by the RADMON radiation monitor carried by the satellite.

Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • Space
  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • Aalto-1

Aalto University received EUR 15.9 million from the Academy of Finland September call

21. June 2018

Most of the funding went to the field of natural sciences and engineering.

Science and art

  • academy_of_finland

Aalto University and Nokia expand their cooperation

21. June 2018

Artificial intelligence research is one of the cornerstones of the cooperation.


  • nokia

Petri Suomala appointed as Vice President for Education

21. June 2018

Professor Suomala joins Aalto from the Tampere University of Technology.


  • appointment
  • vice_president

Aalto places again among the world’s top ten young universities

21. June 2018

Aalto has managed to increase the number of international publications and the amount of EU funding.


  • Young_university
  • QS_ranking

What might musical instruments of the future look like?

19. June 2018

A 5-year grant from the Academy of Finland will allow Koray Tahiroğlu and his research team to explore digital musical interactions.

Science and art

  • NIME
  • sopi
  • funding
  • research
  • academy_of_finland

Ceramic relief for the new building of School of Business

19. June 2018

Kirsi Kivivirta's artwork reflects the encounters of people and ideas.


  • art_percentage
  • School_of_Business
  • otaniemi
  • campus
  • art

Future of Aalto University campus

19. June 2018

Urban planning and campus development in focus at Hook’18.


  • urban_planning
  • sustainainability
  • otaniemi
  • campus
  • architecture

Aalto brings students’ art and creativity projects to Flow Festival

19. June 2018

Students’ murals, films, videos, animations, design, art education workshops and architecture will be on display.

Press releases Cooperation

  • flow_festival
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