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

Laser scanning and augmented reality to enter theatres

13. October 2017

The objective of the Virtual Adventure into the World of Theatre project is to increase the interest of young people in particular in culture.

Science and art Press releases

Ari Niemelä the School of Engineering Alumnus of the Year 2017

11. October 2017

Ari Niemelä works at the Meyer Turku shipyard, where his task is to develop the design of demanding ship hull concepts by exploiting the most recent knowledge and design methods without compromising safety or passenger comfort.

Honored Press releases Cooperation

Aalto's Computer Science placed 73rd in NTU ranking

10. October 2017

Aalto's Chemical Engineering also ranked among the world's top one hundred universities.

Other

  • ntu_ranking
  • Ranking

Construction of a quantum computer begins at Aalto University

10. October 2017

Docent Mikko Möttönen's working group has received nearly one million euros in funding for the construction of a quantum computer.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_computer

Kristiina Mäkelä appointed as Aalto University Provost

9. October 2017

The Provost leads the processes related to teaching, research, innovation and societal impact.

Press releases

  • provost

DNA nanostructures get camouflaged by proteins

6. October 2017

Straightforward and modular coating strategy can bring programmed DNA origami-based drug-delivery vehicles and nanodevices closer to clinical applications.

Science and art

  • protein
  • nanostructure
  • dna

Over two million euro funding for a revolution in algorithmics and optimization

6. October 2017

Five-year projects aim to tackle the challenges of uncertainty, optimization and dynamic data with new theoretical advances.

Science and art

  • ERC
  • AI
  • algorithm
  • academy_of_finland

Friday finery

5. October 2017

Perspectives can clash in a fashion company founded by a clothing designer, an engineer and a business graduate, but each of the trio has gradually learned to have faith in the others’ abilities.

Other

  • magazine_20
  • fashion
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • alumni
  • entrepreneurship
  • magazine

FITech to tackle tech expert shortage straight away

5. October 2017

Aalto is coordinating a new cooperative university education venture for the technology sector called FITech, which is to start immediately providing support for industrial growth in Southwest Finland.

Other

  • fitech
  • magazine_20
  • marine_technology
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Extractor of dreams

5. October 2017

Service designer Mikko Koivisto is shaking up how we shop at pharmacies and creating soulful soup meals. Last spring, he received the Ornamo Award for his pioneering work in a field that barely existed just ten years ago.

Other

  • magazine_20
  • IDBM
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • alumni
  • service_design
  • magazine

Banking sun and wind energy

5. October 2017

How to make the storing of renewable energy cheaper and easier? If this study is successful, it will represent a major leap towards finding a solution to climate change.

Other

  • magazine_20
  • Renewable_energy
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • solar_energy
  • research
  • magazine
  • energy

Dean’s Circle brought influential societal actors to Aalto to explore future leadership

5. October 2017

The event was attended by a record number of key stakeholders from business and society.

Cooperation

  • deans_circle

Shapers of the future: curious and unique

4. October 2017

No one knows what jobs people will be busy with in the coming decades, yet universities are supposed to educate people for this great unknown. How can this be done?

Other

  • magazine_20
  • Game_Changers
  • gamechangers
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • ayy
  • magazine
  • students

Aalto Magazine #20 examines work in the new age

4. October 2017

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 20 explores the changing nature of work and considers how the University can prepare students for it.

Other

  • magazine_20
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Aalto #58 in the world in Business and Economics subject of THE ranking

4. October 2017

Aalto is the 19th best university in Europe according to the latest THE ranking.

Other

  • THE_ranking
  • Ranking

Internet of Energy encourages consumers to use their own energy

4. October 2017

Heat pumps, local solar power plants and electric cars are now spreading throughout Finland. In electricity generation we are moving towards a world where supply is distributed and diversified.

Science and art

  • smart_energy
  • energy_revolution
  • energy

Data Star (Datatähti) programming competition for comprehensive school and upper secondary school pupils with design and implementation of algorithms as theme

4. October 2017

The preliminary round of the Data Star competition is open for anyone, and you can participate online.

Studies

  • datatähti
  • programming_contest
  • programming

Professor Ville Pulkki recognised for his achievements by the Audio Engineering Society

4. October 2017

The Silver Medal Award is given in recognition of outstanding development or achievement in the field of audio engineering.

Honored

Maarit Karppinen awarded ERC-PoC Funding

4. October 2017

The funded project will provide a proof-of-concept for a transparent and flexible microbattery with a wide range of possible applications.

Science and art

  • MLD
  • ALD
  • microbattery
  • ERC_grant

Aalto University Properties Ltd divests Arkadiankatu 24 property

4. October 2017

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

Campus

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