Teaching throughout Otaniemi

1. December 2017

A new form of platform economy is revolutionising teaching at the Aalto University campus. The School as a Service model is spreading.

Campus

Consolidation in acoustics - The Aalto Acoustics Lab is raising the profile of the field and enabling closer cooperation

1. December 2017

'The field of acoustics is growing and there could be a danger of a shortage of labour', says Professor Vesa Välimäki.

Science and art

Prince Daniel of Sweden visits Aalto University

30. November 2017

The Prince and his large entourage were especially interested in the university's cooperation with entrepreneurs and in startup entrepreneurship.

Campus Cooperation Other

European Space Agency opens a business accelerator on Aalto University campus

30. November 2017

Located at A Grid, the new centre for growth companies, the accelerator will give impetus to space-technology-based entrepreneurship in Finland.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Monitoring the world’s forests with satellite data – Assistant Professor Miina Rautiainen granted 2 million in ERC funding

30. November 2017

Detailed knowledge on the state of forest resources and climate change can be produced through more effective interpretation of satellite images.

Science and art

Aalto University welcomes the first UN Technology Innovation Lab to A Grid

29. November 2017

The laboratory focuses on circular economy, education, peace and security, and health.

Campus Science and art

Three Aalto postdocs to pitch their bold research ideas in Slush

28. November 2017

Anand Tatikonda, Anna Stöckl and Tommi Himberg are competing for the Skolar Award at Slush.

Science and art Other

Finnish energy transition arena report launched: Experts highlight a need for a thorough renovation of the energy sector to meet global climate challenges and improve Finnish competitiveness

27. November 2017

The use of fossil fuels needs to stop on a fast schedule, a fresh report emphasises.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

The latest installation lectures available on video

27. November 2017

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of water-repellent surfaces and health promotive urban environment, among other things.

Science and art

Not blinded by the light: Rods in the retina contribute to daylight vision

27. November 2017

Findings of international research team may be beneficial in the search for new treatments for patients suffering from loss of photopic vision.

Press releases

New microscope sets a record for visualizing surface wetting properties

27. November 2017

The microscope is 1000 times more precise than current techniques, allowing the creation of wetting maps as a new concept for hydrophobic surface characterization.

Science and art Press releases

HeatStock ties for first place in Helsinki Challenge idea competition

24. November 2017

Aalto-led team develops material that stores heat.

Honored Science and art Press releases

Nokia Foundation Recognition Award to Finland's pioneer in artificial intelligence, Aalto professor Erkki Oja

23. November 2017

The award was granted to Erkki Oja, Professor Emeritus from Aalto University, for his pioneering work in machine learning, pattern recognition and neural networks.

Honored Science and art

Study module on recovered materials in earthworks receives GeoTeko award

22. November 2017

The module tackles the challenge of reducing waste by using recovered materials.

Honored

Social schedules should follow the natural daylight patterns

22. November 2017

Scientists conducted “reality mining” of anonymous mobile phone records from about one million people.

Science and art

Aalto University’s fashion students’ works at an exhibition in Tokyo

22. November 2017

The fashion students’ collections are presented at an invitational exhibition at the famous 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Gallery 3 in Tokyo, Japan on 2–3 December, 2017.

Press releases

All of Finland's war cemeteries and fallen soldiers in the WarSampo online application

22. November 2017

Open data of all of Finland’s casualties in WWII compiled in a unique semantic web application.

Science and art

Sweaty relief from acne

22. November 2017

The Aalto-Helsinki iGEM team seeking a solution to acne won silver in Boston.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Students planned a rooftop sauna in the centre of London

20. November 2017

A Finnish sauna has opened London, shimmering on evening light on the banks of the River Thames. The sauna is the result of Aalto's and Southbank Centre's co-operation.

Cooperation

New book about Design Factory way of developing organisations’ activities has come out

20. November 2017

DF Global Network has grown to 21 locations around the globe.

Cooperation

Now you can take the Metro to Otaniemi

18. November 2017

The Metro line provides Aalto University with even better links to the rest of the capital region.

Campus

Slush builds on volunteer strength

16. November 2017

More than 2000 volunteers will once again take part in organising Slush, the world-famous startup event. Students Johannes Tervo and Niklas Jalonen tell us why they are excited to be on board.

Cooperation Other

Europe’s largest hackathon Junction takes over Aalto University

16. November 2017

Aalto’s main building Dipoli will turn into a giant hackathon community on 24–26 November. Over 1400 coders and designers from all over the world will come together to solve real-life challenges.

Campus Press releases Science and art Studies

Almost three million euro Erasmus Mundus funding for information security master’s programme

16. November 2017

The European Commission has granted €2.9M funding for SECCLO – Master’s Programme in Security and Cloud Computing starting in 2018.

Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Spare parts go digital: a boost for the industrial spare parts business

15. November 2017

Currently five percent of spare parts could be stored in digital warehouses. This would make parts more quickly and easily available, while creating considerable cost savings.

Science and art

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