Kokoon nominated as Wood Award candidate

23. October 2017

The Kokoon house of Aalto University students is among the 15 Wood Award 2017 nominees. The house provides a compact solution for the challenges of temporary accommodation.

Honored

EIT Digital Master School kicks-off in Espoo

18. October 2017

From October 19-21, approximately 300 international students will gather in Otaniemi for the yearly Kick-Off of the EIT Digital Master School.

Campus Studies Cooperation

  • Master_School
  • EIT_Digital
  • digitalisation
  • EU
  • EIT

Holding an object requires smooth interaction between high and low brain frequencies

18. October 2017

Researchers have identified a neuronal mechanism enabling people to maintain constant contraction force.

Science and art

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Aalto finishes 90th in Times Higher Education (THE) Computer Science ranking

17. October 2017

Our engineering and technology field is also among the world's top 100, with its 99th place finish.

Other

  • THE_ranking
  • Ranking

Sari Baldauf and Karel Ch. A. M. Luyben to Aalto University Board

17. October 2017

New members bring strong competencies in international leadership.

Other

  • board
  • board_member

Finnish design that conquered Burning Man can be utilised even in human settlements in Mars

17. October 2017

The Cosmic Egg was built to the Nevada desert with the help of more than fifty volunteers.

Cooperation Science and art Studies

  • Spacetechnology
  • Burning_Man
  • satellites

Contemporary forms of work need to be incorporated into official statistics

17. October 2017

Policy makers and individuals would benefit from statistics that capture new hybrid forms of work.

Science and art Cooperation

  • statistics
  • work

Creative and smart digital services for public sector organisations developed at PSHACK100 course

17. October 2017

Students are expected to bring forward innovations to support a client-centred approach.

Studies

  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • digitalisation
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

A night at the galaxy – students of IDBM Challenge created a multisensory space journey

16. October 2017

Have you ever dreamt about exploring space? Or simply wondered if you will be able to spend a night up there during your lifetime? These were the questions that the students of IDBM Master’s programme asked – and the end result was a space odyssey.

Studies

  • IDBM

Aalto Executive MBA ranked 35th in Europe in the Financial Times (FT) global ranking

16. October 2017

This is the world’s most respected annual ranking.

Other

  • ft_ranking
  • Aalto_EE
  • Ranking

FallUp inspired the entrepreneurial minds of 1700 students

13. October 2017

Aalto Entrepreneurship Society organised Europe’s largest student-run entrepreneurship event.

Cooperation Other

  • FallUp
  • finland100
  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

Internet researchers harnessed the power of algorithm to find hate speech

13. October 2017

The aim was to identify hate speech targeted at minorities and people in a vulnerable position.

Science and art Press releases

  • elections
  • AI
  • algorithm
  • machinelearning

Aalto Bachelor's programme in Science and Technology in English to start in 2018

13. October 2017

The graduates will be top-level experts of digital society. The first majors are Data Science and Digital Systems and Design.

Studies Science and art Other

  • digital_systems_and_design
  • bachelors_programme_in_science_and_technology
  • data_science

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

  • ntu_ranking
  • Ranking

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

  • quantum_technology
  • quantum_computer

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

  • provost

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

  • protein
  • nanostructure
  • dna

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

  • ERC
  • AI
  • algorithm
  • academy_of_finland

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

  • magazine_20
  • fashion
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • alumni
  • entrepreneurship
  • magazine

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

  • fitech
  • magazine_20
  • marine_technology
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

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

  • magazine_20
  • IDBM
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • alumni
  • service_design
  • magazine

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

  • magazine_20
  • Renewable_energy
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • solar_energy
  • research
  • magazine
  • energy

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

  • deans_circle
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