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Aalto Energy Platform

Energy meets information, materials and society

The Aalto University Energy Platform initiates and coordinates multi- and interdisciplinary research that supports synergy within the field of sustainable energy solutions. Energy Platform works to facilitate and strengthen both industry-academia collaboration and internal cooperation within the university. The platform organises and gathers energy-related research and activities.

Aalto Energy Efficiency / Image by Helén Marton

Current Activities

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Energy Breakfast | Take-Off Time for Biofuels: A Sustainable Future for Aviation?

Do biofuels represent the only realistic prospect for decarbonizing aviation? Hear the views of Finnair, Neste, and Aalto University representatives over breakfast.

Energy News

Aalto EIT Services
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Strategic Plan on Batteries to support the clean energy transition in Europe

The European Commission has identified batteries as a strategic value chain.
Aalto EIT Services
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EIT InnoEnergy signs investment agreement with Hardt Hyperloop

On Friday 29 March, EIT InnoEnergy and Hardt Hyperloop officially signed an investment agreement.
Katalyyttien sähkökemialliseen tutkimiseen käytetty laitteisto / Kuva: Glen Forde
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Put the brakes on climate change – producing high-grade chemicals from carbon dioxide

A study aiming to use CO2 as, for example, transport fuel have received significant funding from the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.
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Energy in Aalto

Many departments in Aalto University have a long tradition of research and teaching in the field of energy. We have about 25 professors who are solely focused on energy research, and they obtain more than ten million euros in research funding annually. Every year, over 80 Masters and a dozen Doctors graduate in the field of energy. Additionally, more than 30 professors are strongly contributing in the field.

Research Areas

  • Sustainable energy production
  • Energy storage conversion
  • Power engineering
  • Energy in built environment
  • Energy systems and resource economics

 

 

Study Programmes and Networks

Joined Energy Education Programs.

Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Seed funding enabled new approaches in renewable energy research

Seed funding is a stepping stone to cooperation with other research groups, and a great channel to test your ideas.

Tanja Kallio

Energy Platform Manager

Samuel Cross

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctoral Candidate

Designer

Glen Forde

Glen Forde

Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems
Designer

Energy Platform Board

Ville Alopaeus

Ville Alopaeus

Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
Professor
Antero Arkkio

Antero Arkkio

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
Professor
Mathias Groth

Mathias Groth

Department of Applied Physics
Professor
Sampsa Hyysalo

Sampsa Hyysalo

Department of Design
Professor
Kari Laasonen

Kari Laasonen

Department of Chemistry and Materials Science
Professor
Matti Lehtonen

Matti Lehtonen

Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation
Professor
Matti Liski

Matti Liski

Department of Economics
Professor
Peter D. Lund

Peter D. Lund

New Energy Technologies
Professor
Jukka Manner

Jukka Manner

Department of Communications and Networking
Professor

Yrjö Neuvo

Research and Innovation Services
Reseach Director, Professor
Sanna Syri

Sanna Syri

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor
Kari Tammi

Kari Tammi

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Professor (Associate Professor)
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Updated 16.4.2019
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