News: Archive 2010
03.03.2010 Professor Virpi Tuunainen was appointed the new director of the Aalto University Service Factory on 1st January 2010. Tuunainen is Professor of Information Systems Science at the Aalto University School of Economics.
05.03.2010 The results of the research conducted at the Low Temperature Laboratory of the Aalto University School of Science and Technology and Scuola Normal Superiore were published in the Nature Physics online edition on 28th February.
15.03.2010 Researchers of aivoAALTO introduced the multidisciplinary brain research of Aalto University to the general public on open lectures held 11 March in Otaniemi. The event was opened by the director of aivoAALTO, Academy Professor Riitta Hari, who introduced some methods used in brain imaging. The lecture series also discussed brain plasticity and the use of economics games and cinema in human brain research.
19.03.2010 Vice Rector Hannu Seristö has appointed Kirsi Miettinen, Atso Andersén and Will Cardwell for Knowledge Networks unit.
New, high-strength and lightweight nacre-mimetic material applicable to large-scale industrial processes
22.03.2010 The Molecular materials research group within the Department of Applied Physics in collaboration with VTT and Royal Institute of Technology show the first example of light-weight but mechanically strong nanocomposite material mimicking the nacreous shells that allow upscaling for industrial processes.
24.03.2010 The LeMill Web community, which was developed in the Media Lab of the Aalto University School of Art and Design, has reached the milestone of 10,000 members and become one of the largest libraries of open educational resources.
30.03.2010 A team of students from the Aalto University School of Economics won third place in the EMEA region final of the Global Investment Research Challenge organized by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute.
31.03.2010 To the Finland Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro) Programme, Tekes has chosen five new international research projects, of which two have been assigned to the Aalto University School of Science and Technology.
31.03.2010 A joint publication Bit Bang - Rays to the Future was recently published as an outcome of the Aalto University post graduate course about the long-term impacts of information and communications technologies on life-styles, society and business.
31.03.2010 Aalto on Tracks takes one hundred (100) students, teachers and guests of Aalto University from Helsinki to the Shanghai World Expo in May 2010. The group departs from Helsinki with a private train on May 14th and will reach Shanghai by the opening of the Aalto-Tongji Design Factory.