News: Archive 2010
05.11.2010 The Center for Markets in Transition CEMAT at the Aalto University School of Economics coordinates two key international projects in the Baltic Sea region. Rail Baltica Growth Corridor develops rail traffic, and BaltMet Promo builds the common identity and visibility of the Baltic Sea countries. Both projects have a special role in the Baltic Sea strategy of the European Union, and their main partner is the City of Helsinki. The proposals for action resulting from the projects have an impact on EU level decision making.
08.11.2010 Aalto-1 is expected to be launched into space in 2013 and the plan is that most of the design, construction and testing of the device will be carried out by students.
12.11.2010 Aalto University is hosting a new project aiming at creating new business opportunities and reducing poverty through innovative business enterprise together with the low-income individuals and communities in emerging markets, often termed as the Base of the Pyramid (BOP).
12.11.2010 The Aalto University Board has appointed two new deans for the new schools of technology. Professor Outi Krause was appointed Dean of the Aalto University School of Chemical Technology for a two-year term starting on 1 January 2011, and Professor Petri Varsta as the Dean of the Aalto University School of Engineering for the year 2011.
12.11.2010 Aalto EE's Profile magazine was awarded in Custom Content Council's customer magazine contest The Pearl Awards on Thursday November 11, 2010 in New York. Aalto EE ranked on the top in three categories: best cover, most improved publication and best column.
17.11.2010 A cost-efficient way to utilize solar energy under investigation at Aalto University.
19.11.2010 Students from Aalto University have developed a recyclable laptop computer together with students from Stanford University on a joint ME310 product development course. The project team included students of mechanical engineering, business and industrial design. The team's corporate partner was Autodesk, a manufacturer of industrial graphic design software.
26.11.2010 Academy Professor Riitta Hari will become Academician of Science. Riitta Hari is an internationally recognised and respected neuroscientist. She has developed methods and applications of human brain imaging and thereby contributed decisively to the progress of this branch of science.