School of Science and Technology News 2005-2010

Aalto-yliopiston teknillinen korkeakoulu jakaantui 1.1.2011 neljäksi tekniikan alan korkeakouluksi.

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Aalto-yliopiston uutissivut:

The School of Science and Technology divides into four new schools of Aalto University

29.12.2010 Aalto University School of Science and Technology divides into four new schools starting from 1st of January 2011.

Aalto University blogging service announced

10.12.2010 Aalto University has opened a blogging service for Aalto students and staff. Blogging is an excellent choice when you want increased visibility and openness to yourself, your course or your project.  

Energy-efficient server centres for Finland under development at Aalto University

02.12.2010 Press release 2.12.2010 In a short time, national and international server centres, which consume significant amounts of electricity and produce heat, have appeared around Finland. Cooling down a server centre is comparable to a situation where one attempts to keep a room full of heated sauna stoves cool. The objective of Aalto University's Data Centers to Finland (DC2F) research project is to create, in the server centres, the conditions and know-how that will enable future production of digital services energy-efficiently and without putting a strain on the environment.

Academy Professor Riitta Hari new Academician of Science

26.11.2010 Academy Professor Riitta Hari will become Academician of Science. The President of the Republic Tarja Halonen granted her the honorary title of Academician at the presidential session on 26 November. The letter of appointment will be presented to the new Academician by the President of the Republic in Helsinki on 29 November 2010.

Professor Katherine Richardson presents a scientist's view on climate change in Aalto Physics Colloquium Nov. 12th

08.11.2010 Did you get most of of your knowledge about climate change via journalists? Where you bothered by the fact that this information contained a lot of noise, for example related to political questions or even scandals. Would you like to hear first-hand information from a scientist who really knows the field and has herself contributed to the research evidence about climate change?

Easy fabrication of non-reflecting and self-cleaning surfaces out of silicon and plastics

02.11.2010 The Microfabrication group at Aalto University, specialising in microfabrication and microfludics, has developed a new and rapid method for the fabrication of non-reflecting and self-cleaning surfaces. Surface properties are based on the nanostructured surface. The research results were just published in Advanced Materials, which is one of the most appreciated journals in the field of materials science.

Aalto University School of Science and Technology to be divided into four new schools

25.10.2010 In its meeting on 22nd October 2010, the board of Aalto University decided to approve an amendment to its bylaws and divide the Aalto University School of Science and Technology into four new schools of technology starting from 1st of January 2011.

The Board Appointed Three New Deans

25.10.2010 At its meeting on the 22nd October 2010, the Foundation Board of Aalto University appointed three new Deans. Professor Tuija Pulkkinen was appointed as Dean of the Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering and Professor Ilkka Niemelä was appointed as Dean of the Aalto University School of Science for five years from 1.1.2011. Professor Jyrki Wallenius was appointed Dean of the Aalto University School of Economics for the year 2011.

Annual Elwood S. Buffa Dissertation Award to D.Sc. Antti Tenhiälä

22.10.2010 Decision Sciences Institute, an international society of decision-making research, awards a prize to the dissertation of D.Sc. Antti Tenhiälä. The institute´s annual Elwood S. Buffa awards are given to the best dissertations in decision-making theory and practice. The awards committee placed Tenhiälä's work Contingency Theories of Order Management, Capacity Planning, and Exception Processing in Complex Manufacturing Environments on the shared second position, making it the first time in the institute's 41 years of history that a Finnish dissertation has reached a top-three position.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Luis Almagro from Uruguay visits Helsinki

06.10.2010 Uruguayan Official and Business Delegation headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Luis Almagro visits the University of Helsinki on 7.10.2010. During the visit the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry and  Aalto University School of Science and Technology showcase their co-operation with Uruguay in the area of forestry and wood-related teaching and research.

Executive Dean Pursula: Aalto University safeguards optimal conditions for teaching and research in technology, amid increasing competition

01.10.2010 Press release, 1 October 2010 The first ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees from Aalto University took place in Otaniemi today, on 1 October. These were the first doctors to graduate from Aalto University, although it was the twenty-first conferment from the School of Science and Technology. In the ceremony, 365 Doctors of Technology and Philosophy received their degrees, of whom 27% were women and 14% were international students. In addition, nine honorary doctorates were awarded.

The first ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees of the Aalto University - watch live webcast today at 1 p.m.

01.10.2010 The ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees of the Aalto University School of Science and Technology, comprising the conferment of degrees and a banquet and ball, will be organized on 1 October 2010.

New Students’ Semester Kicks Off with Shared Events

08.09.2010 Aalto University’s new students kicked off their first academic year with the events of an orientation week organised in late August/early September. The climax of the week was the Aalto First Experience event, celebrated on the university’s three campuses on Friday 3 September.

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