Honorary Doctors' Talks
Aalto University celebrates the exceptional careers of the seven new honorary doctors in technology during the Ceremony week of 2023. Join us for the talks where the honorary doctors present key observations from their careers. The event is open for all.
The talks are held in English. There will be a Q&A session and a break for room change after each talk.
Event stream starts at 13:15, Thursday 15 June
Undergraduate Centre, Otakaari 1 M, U wing
Moderator: Pauliina Ilmonen, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis
Moderator: Arno Solin, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
|13:15||L. Herbert Ballou Professor Arto Nurmikko, Brown University, USA||Professor Minna Karstunen, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden|
|14:00||Research Director Jyri Kosola, The Finnish Defence Forces, Finland||Head of Hull Basic Design Ari Niemelä, Meyer Turku, Finland|
|14:45||Professor Kurt Mehlhorn, Saarland University, Germany||Professor emeritus Hubert Girault, EPFL École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland|
|15:30||Director General Tuula Antola, Omnia, Finland|
|U wing lobby|
|16:00||Coffee & networking|
The talks are held on the university campus in Otaniemi. Please note, that the talks will be live streamed and recorded, also photographs will be taken at the event. Please, contact the photographers if you don't want to appear in the photos or videos. Links for the live streams will be added on this website on the event day.
Further information: Master of ceremonies Tatu Pohjola, firstname.lastname(at)aalto.fi.
Honorary doctors in technology 2023
Aalto University has granted seven Honorary Doctorates of Science in the field of technology. The new honorary doctors have all made significant impact in science, technology and society.