News: Archive 2011
07.04.2011 How much dangerous gas is there in the air? And is the wine good or bad? These are some instances of sensory detection where an electronic nose consisting of several different gas sensors can be utilised.
08.04.2011 Sirkka Hämäläinen, D. Sc. (Econ.) was named the Alumna of the Year at Aalto University's donor meeting on 7 April 2011.
11.04.2011 The first tenure track positions at Aalto University have been open since May 2010. These positions attracted a large number of high-quality applicants from Finnish and international scientific communities.
13.04.2011 Wood can be used, for example, to clad an unattractive old stone house. As a construction material, wood is energy efficient, and it can be used, for example, to make a hut that can withstand cold weather, termites and a hurricane.
18.04.2011 Aalto University released the board’s report and financial statements of its first year of operation today. The financial statements consist of data from the Aalto University Foundation, which operates as the Aalto University, and the Aalto University Group.
19.04.2011 M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Admin) Raija Leskinen’s dissertation, belonging to the discipline of entrepreneurship and small business, considers ‘A Longitudinal Case Study of an Entrepreneurial Networking Process’ and will be examined at the Aalto University School of Economics on Wednesday 27th of April 2011.
20.04.2011 M.Sc. MBA Kaij E. Karrus doctoral dissertation, a set of policies has been developed for coordinating production and distribution systems. These policies are shown to produce higher lower bounds of maximum effectiveness than known policies of similar type. Thus, the additional cost from using these policies will be lower than in known policies. The developed policies can also be applied with similar outcomes to several different inventory replenishment and inventory holding cost structures within distribution systems.
21.04.2011 Why is the Baltic Sea important to us? What kind of stories, moments, memories and experiences does it hold?
Brand equity of digital games: The influence of product brand and consumer experience as sources of unique value
26.04.2011 The information systems science doctoral thesis ”Brand Equity of Digital Games: The Influence of Product Brand and Consumer Experience as Sources of Unique Value” of Jan Henrik Storgårds, MSc.(Econ.), will be examined at Aalto University School of Economics, Main Building, Runeberginkatu 14–16, Helsinki on Wednesday 4th May 2011.
28.04.2011 PhD Karolin Kirschenmann, 31, has been appointed Assistant Professor in Finance at the School of Economics. She majored in banking and finance, and she defended her thesis on April 11, 2011 at the University of Heidelberg.
28.04.2011 Aalto-yliopiston maisterivaiheen hakutulokset on julkaistu torstaina 28.4. tekniikan korkeakoulujen ja Kauppakorkeakoulun osalta sekä Taideteollisen korkeakoulun lukukausimaksukokeilussa olleiden ohjelmien osalta.
29.04.2011 Aalto University Metsähovi Radio Observatory has been involved in the development of AMS-02 (Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer). AMS-02 will start operating in space onboard the Shuttle Endeavour the 29th of May.