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Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä
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Distribution rights system will raise fuel prices - compensation for people with low income will only require a fraction of the revenue from system

Economists developed possible compensation models based on extensive person and vehicle data. The report was published at a Ministry of Transport and Communications webinar on 27 October.
Aalto University Magazine 27 -lehden englanninkielisiä ja suomenkielisiä numeroita vierekkäin pöydällä. Kuva: Anni Kääriä.
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Leaving traces is the theme our latest Magazine issue

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 27 looks at the traces members of the Aalto community leave around the world.
Droplet of honey in a superhydrophobic tube
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When honey flows faster than water

Physicists surprised to find that in specially coated tubes, the more viscous a liquid is, the faster it flows
Timo Saarinen, Juha Dahlström, Elli Hämäläinen ja Timo Korkeamäki
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Planning Officer Elli Hämäläinen and Aalto University received honorary mention for promotion of dual careers for athletes

The honorary mention was awarded by the Finnish Olympic Committee's Sports Academy Programme and the URA Foundation.
A person with AR glasses and a smart glove compiling a demo set
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Gesture recognition technology shrinks to micro size

New resource-efficient gesture recognition technology developed together with company HitSeed can be embedded into smart clothing.
Times Higher Education 2021
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Our society faces a huge challenge caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. As Aalto community, we will do our utmost to help in the midst of the crisis. On this page, we are gathering information about initiatives and projects related to the coronavirus pandemic that are currently underway at Aalto University.

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Information on the effects of coronavirus on activities at Aalto University.

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Aalto's experts in questions related to coronavirus

Aalto University provides expert and research knowledge about the corona virus pandemic. Please note the coronavirus situation is monitored and assessed by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL.

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Our society faces a huge challenge caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. As the Aalto community, we will do our utmost to help in the midst of the crisis. You can donate to support the battle against the corona pandemic.

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Mallinnus aerosolien leviämisestä bussissa.
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New simulation code to eliminate need for super computers in modelling indoor aerosols

Focused on public indoor environments, the code will be openly available for researchers and other professionals
Kuvassa kädet ja post-it-lappuja. Kuva: Adolfo Vera
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How has the coronavirus affected company strategies? - Survey produces information to support decision-making

The information produced in the Aalto University project will help companies make strategy and investment decisions.
Kuva: Adolfo Vera.
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Can EEG and machine learning predict respiratory difficulties in Covid19 patients?

Researchers are planning to investigate severe respiratory problems in coronavirus patients with EEG and machine learning, to help to predict the need of intensive care treatment of other COVID19 patients.
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Students at Aalto University’s Mikkeli unit diagnosed with coronavirus

First- and second-year students of the bachelor’s programme in Mikkeli will shift to distance education for two weeks.

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Illustration showing how camphor adsorbs to a copper surface
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Artificial intelligence helps to identify correct atomic structures

Detecting adsorbate configurations with Bayesian inference.
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TCN Lab News

About recent lab publications, events, and other news
The picture shows Professor Henri Schildt from Aalto University School of Business, and it was taken by Mortti Saarnia.
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Drive faster, or get fired

New book by Professor Henri Schildt explains how AI is changing management mindsets and the future of work
Kauppakorkeakoulun alumni Ville Vahteri
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School of Business alumni story: Ville Vahteri

Our alumnus Ville Vahteri, who studied marketing at the School of Business, was actively involved in organizing the startup event Slush throughout his studies. Emboldened by the experience, he co-founded Bou, a brand company, together with his Slush colleagues.

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Read about women in technology

Maarit Käpylä turned her childhood hobbies into a living

As a child, Maarit Käpylä was interested in the stars and coding, and now she researches the activity of the sun, which could not be done without computer science

Nainen seisoo ja katsoo sivulle hymyillen kädet puuskassa. Hänellä on päällään musta paita ja sininen huivi ja aurinko värjää taustaa vaaleaksi.

Assistant Professor Elisa Mekler: Gaming can help to cope with difficult life situations and improve one’s wellbeing

Elisa Mekler found out in her recent study that video games might help people to cope with difficult life situations, which offers a new challenge to game designers

Kun tietotekniikan laitoksen uusi apulaisprofessori Elisa Mekler teki väitöskirjaansa, pelillistämisen tutkiminen psykologisesta, teoreettisesta näkökulmasta motivaatioteorioita hyödyntäen oli uutta. "Sitä ei yksinkertaisesti tehty aikaisemmin", Mekler sanoo.