Event highlights

Aalto University / Verkkoturvallisuus ja -luottamus / photo: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski
Lectures and seminars

Public lecture series: Internet Forum

How does digitalisation affect our everyday life, business, society and security? Join our public lectures on-site or online to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest topics on digitalisation
Climate School
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Aalto University events at Helsinki Design Week

Aalto University's faculty and students are again prominently visible at Helsinki Design Week.
Nanocellulose bicycle Photo: Eeva Suorlahti
Exhibitions and fairs

Designs for a Cooler Planet: Main exhibition, Dipoli Gallery

Designs for a Cooler Planet exhibition presents a wide selection of experimental, climate-friendly products and individual choices that you make today.
New Silk research project
Exhibitions and fairs

New Silk - What can we learn from spiders?

How to produce new types of silk-like materials in the context of synthetic biology
Screenshot of Interactive Diorama VR experience
Exhibitions and fairs

Interactive Diorama - Rembrandt 1632 at Central Library Oodi

A virtual reality simulation that takes the visitor deep into a painting by Rembrandt from the 1600s
Structural paper folding techniques by researcher Miia Palmu. Photo: Valeria Azovskaya
Exhibitions and fairs

Envisioning the future of packaging

There is an urgent need for sustainable alternatives to oil-based packaging materials such as styrofoam.

Critical Tide exhibition at the Design Museum’s Gallery

At a time of deep ecological crises, Critical Tide will open our eyes to the urgent issues our oceans face and showcase creative ways of intervening.
Exhibitions and fairs
Korkeavuorenkatu 23
Design Museum Helsinki
Critical Tide Seaweed Sculpture Oki naganode by Julia Lohmann photo: Noortje Knulst

Tomorrow's Archives

The Tomorrow’s Archives exhibition showcases experimental design by Aalto University students in collaboration with Iittala.
Exhibitions and fairs
Hämeentie 135 A
Design Lab Gallery - Iittala & Arabia Design Centre, 8th Floor
Tomorrow's Archives, Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

A Bloc 1 Year Birthday Bash

We can’t believe it, but A Bloc is already turning one! Join us in the birthday celebrations for a full week in the beginning of the fall semester, September 9th to 15th.
A Bloc
A Bloc 1 Year

Interactive Diorama - Rembrandt 1632 at Central Library Oodi

A virtual reality simulation that takes the visitor deep into a painting by Rembrandt from the 1600s
Exhibitions and fairs
Oodi Library, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki
Kuutio space (2nd floor)
Screenshot of Interactive Diorama VR experience

Traces from the Anthropocene. Working with Soil.

A multidisciplinary research project that addresses the ecological consequences of the human footprint through ceramic art. The exhibition is a part of Venice Biennale during summer 2019.
Exhibitions and fairs
Undergraduate Centre
Beta Space gallery, Otakaari 1 X
Traces from the Antropocene exhibition in Venice Biennale in 2019. Photo: Tzuyu Chen


Conferences and workshops
Clarion Hotel Helsinki, Tyynenmerenkatu 2, 00220 Helsinki
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AQP Seminar: Cavity Optomechanics with Diamond Resonators

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminar (Nanotalo). Speaker: David Lake (University of Calgary)
Lectures and seminars
Nanotalo building
Otakaari 2, 02150 Espoo

Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentation

Ilari Laitinen will present his MSc Thesis on Thursday 12 September at 14:30-15:00 in room A106, CS Building.
Lectures and seminars
Computer Science building
room A106

Otaniemi Walk 12.9.2019

Help cool down the planet with Narratiimi walking collective
Conferences and workshops
Otaniementie 14. In front of the Väre building (by Aalto University Metro Station)
Narratiimi Walk photo by Cindy Kohtala

PHYS brown bag seminar: Topological and correlated quantum matter in twisted graphene multilayers

Join us for science and pizza in the Nanotalo lobby!
Lectures and seminars
Nanotalo building

Aalto ELEC Family Day 2019

The School of Electrical Engineering organises a family day for its staff and alumni on Saturday 14 September 2019 at 13–17.
Maarintie 8
Maarintie 8
Aalto University / Aalto ELEC Family Day / photo:

Back to the Mall 5.0 pop-up weeks

*Hack the Mall comes back again!
A Bloc
Aalto University / Back to the mall 5.0 / photo: Linda Koskinen



Defence in the Field of Museology: DEA Shuchen Wang

The Dunhuang collections are very little discussed in the field of
museology or critical heritage studies.Atoms and Bits of Cultural Heritage bridges this knowledge gap by exploring the public uses of Dunhuang objects.

Defence of dissertation in the field of land use planning, Sirkku Wallin, M.Sc.

Citizens promoting urban development and challenging urban planning system.

Defence of dissertation in the field of Bioproduct Technology, M.Sc. Shirin Asaadi

The title of the dissertation is Dry-Jet Wet Spinning of Technical and Textile Filament Fibers from a Solution of Wood Pulp and Waste Cotton in an Ionic Liquid
CS_defence_3 photo by Matti Ahlgren

Defence of dissertation in the field of Computer Science, Sami Remes, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Modelling time and location dependent phenomena using Gaussian processes
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