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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aalto University Properties Ltd divests Arkadiankatu 24 property

4. October 2017

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

Campus

Learning business competence online – Aalto involved in cooperation between universities

3. October 2017

Online business studies offer business knowledge to other than business students anywhere, any time.

Studies

Winner of the Finlandia Prize for Architecture supports new ways of learning

2. October 2017

Learning is fun in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, designed by Alvar Aalto.

Campus

Aalto University nominated as a Nokia Bell Labs Distinguished Academic Partner

2. October 2017

Cooperation strengthens in augmented intelligence and quantum technologies research.

Cooperation

Kick scooters available to speed up getting around on campus

29. September 2017

The foldable scooters can be brought on the bus and even indoors, and their availability can be checked conveniently by phone.

Campus Cooperation

Spectral library reveals how boreal trees reflect solar radiation

28. September 2017

An internationally significant spectral library helps in the interpretation of satellite images and in the assessment of the effects of forests on climate.

Science and art Press releases

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