New process for a familiar product

23. May 2018

Kari Vanhatalo started out by thinking of ways to create added value for wood fibre and the forest industry. He ended up with a more efficient and ecological production process for powdered cellulose.

Science and art

Peter Liljeroth appointed as Academy Professor

23. May 2018

The Academy of Finland has granted funding for ten new Academy Professors in different fields of science. Aalto University has recently also received Academy funding for seven Academy Fellows and eight Postdoctoral Researchers.

Science and art

Young Finns value Aalto as a place to study

23. May 2018

According to an image survey, Aalto University is the best-known university among young people.

Studies

Millennium Technology Prize for Tuomo Suntola, alumnus of Aalto

22. May 2018

Innovation enables manufacture and development of information technology products.

Science and art

Growing use of renewable energy presents challenge for energy storage and markets

22. May 2018

Renewable energy requires more efficient and flexible energy system.

Science and art

  • sustainable_energy
  • energy_storage

Three Aalto students awarded Fulbright grants to top US universities

22. May 2018

The highly valued grant will enable graduate studies and research at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology starting this fall.

Cooperation Studies

  • Fulbright

Master’s theses indicate: Nordic countries will not reach their road transport emissions targets based on current scenarios

21. May 2018

The work carried out by three Aalto students gave St1 the tools it needed for its emissions discussions.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • electric_cars
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

More women complete doctoral degrees in technology

18. May 2018

Doctoral education and doctoral students have changed over the years. The doctoral graduates of today are younger than ever and, in the field of technology, a quarter of them are women.

Science and art

Seven new Honorary Doctorates in Technology to be conferred at Aalto University

17. May 2018

The Aalto University schools of technology will confer honorary doctorates on seven eminent persons in the fields of science, technology and architecture.

Honored Science and art

Aalto University's fashion events bring heads of international fashion houses to Finland

16. May 2018

The collections of the prestigious Aalto University fashion students will be presented at the Näytös18 fashion show on 25 May.

Other Campus

  • textile_design
  • Tekstiili18
  • Näytös18
  • fashion

Take on the challenge! – World Challenge Finland seeks out world changing applications

16. May 2018

‘It was great to meet the other teams from all over the world’ says last year’s finalist.

Studies

With an enthusiastic team, big challenges can be taken on

15. May 2018

In the SGT Studio course’s international development projects, a Ugandan engineer and a Finnish architect can learn from each other.

Studies Science and art

  • masters_studies
  • sustainable_development
  • student_project

Graduating students to receive a modern graduation pin as a mark of their achievement

14. May 2018

Artist Inni Pärnänen’s multipurpose pin concept won the design compe-tition for the graduation pin to be presented to Aalto graduates.

Studies Science and art

  • graduation_pin
  • graduation_party
  • ceremony_week
  • graduating
  • graduation_ceremony

“What if… “ event offers the wittiest activities of the spring for the whole family

14. May 2018

Take your whole family with you and join us on 19 May at Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus.

Science and art

Aalto EE strengthens position in the prestigious Financial Times ranking

14. May 2018

Aalto University Executive Education rose to 39th in the world.

Other

  • Aalto_University_Executive_Education
  • Financial_Times
  • rankings

Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants

11. May 2018

Textile fibres have been found in Baltic Sea mussels

Science and art

Academician Risto Nieminen elected as foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences

9. May 2018

The election is a prestigious recognition of Nieminen’s scientific achievements.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanoscience
  • material_physics
  • Risto_Nieminen
  • physics

Artwork chosen for the new campus buildings

8. May 2018

The art of Väre and the School of Business reflects the multidisciplinary approach.

Campus Press releases

Leena Korkiala-Tanttu honoured as RIL’s Construction engineer of the year 2018

7. May 2018

Professor Korkiala-Tanttu specialises in the geotechnics of infrastructure, such as roads and railways. She is also an experienced researcher in matters related to nuclear waste disposal.

Honored

The latest installation talks available on video

7. May 2018

Petri Ala-Laurila and Guy Julier tell why the retina offers a pathway to the secrets of the brain and why design should be done with publics.

Science and art Other

  • installation_talks

Alumni advised International students: Invest in Relationships and Learn Finnish

7. May 2018

ELEC Career Café brought six Aalto University alumni back on campus to meet international students at the School of Electrical Engineering.

Studies

Sound waves can be perfectly redirected at will by engineered thin layer

4. May 2018

A new field of research at Aalto publishes its first results in Nature Communications.

Science and art

Students are guided to re-think the design of products and services from the circular economy point of view

4. May 2018

Sitra and five universities are developing a multidisciplinary study programme in circular economy.

Studies

  • sustainainability
  • Circular_Economy

AI-created family trees confirm class divisions in Finland in the 18th and 19th century

3. May 2018

The genealogy algorithm AncestryAI efficiently combines huge amounts of birth data.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • artificial_intelligence
  • algorithm
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Dean’s alumni meet-and-greet in New York focused on blockchain technology

3. May 2018

Alumni gathered to hear the latest developments of Aalto University and to discuss opportunities and pitfalls of blockchain technology.

Other

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