Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Our main research areas are algebra and discrete mathematics, analysis, applied mathematics and mechanics, stochastics and statistics, and systems analysis and operations research. We offer major and minor studies at both bachelor's and master's levels and provide doctoral research training. Our graduates have been recruited by universities, research institutes, governmental agencies as well as companies in the financial, energy and transportation sectors.

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Aalto University Pioneering Excellence Award, photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Aalto Pioneering Excellence awards given to School of Arts, Design and Architecture communications team and School of Engineering Majakka project

An Honorable Mention was given to the Aalto Thesis project of the School of Business, which focuses on the development of theses.
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Constructive interaction a key factor in remote teams seeking solutions to societal problems

When remote teams work to solve challenging and complicated problems, the abilities of individuals to verbalise thoughts and to create verbal contact with the thoughts of others get special emphasis. Teams that participate equally built interface surfaces between each other with the help of contemplative statements and open questions.
Speaker photos of How to win with platform strategy with Tero Ojanperä, Bengt Holmström, Timo Vuori, Maija Hovila, Matias Järnefelt, Michael Tushman
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Recording and Q&A now available from the Platform Strategy Seminar 5 October, 2021

The Aalto University seminar "How to Win with Platform Strategy" with top experts from MIT, Harvard, Aalto University, and industry took place on 5 October, 2021 both online and onsite at Aalto campus in Espoo. On this page you can find the recording of the event and Q&A.
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Covid-19 vaccines available at the Otaniemi campus on 20 October from 10 to 15

The vaccination site is open to students and personnel at the Undergraduate Centre, room Y115.


Python for Scientific Computing

Python for Scientific Computing 25-28/10/2021

Hands-on learning of python for data analysis and visualization.
Lectures and seminars

CS Special Seminar: Petter Holme "Computational Network Science and Beyond"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Critical AI & Crisis Interrogatives (CRAI-CIS) Seminar

Critical perspectives on AI and HCI.
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Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Aalto CS Theory Seminar

Weekly series of talks on a broad scope of Computer Science theory.

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