Event highlights

Julia Lohmann's Hidaka Ohmu at A Bloc shopping centre. Photo: Mikko Raskinen
Exhibitions and fairs

Seaweed pavilion Hidaka Ohmu

The installation Julia Lohmann designed for the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2020, is on display at the A Bloc shopping centre in Otaniemi.
KAUTE talks x Aalto University on diversity
Online event

KAUTE talks x Aalto University: Diversity and inclusion in organisations

Aalto University and KAUTE Foundation invite you to an online event on Tuesday 2 February at 9–10.30. The morning is hosted by Professor Rebecca Piekkari. Join us for an insightful and inspiring morning!
Laser Talks Helsinki Espoo Aalto University
Online event

LASER Talks: Adaptation and Bodies in Context

In what ways are we (humans) as a species able to adapt to the changes in our habitat and environment? And what does that imply?
Architecture speaks logo
Lectures and seminars

ARCHITECTURE SPEAKS! series of lectures

International lecture series continues with new inspirational speakers.
Illustrative banner for the From Lab to Market event
Online event

From Lab to Market vol. 3

Stories about science-based entrepreneurship!
a grid photo of steel and glass elements in beige
Conferences and workshops

peripheries in parallax: BRAVE NEW PERIPHERIES

The event is a series of four 1-day online Conferences mapping out the implications and alliances of ‘peripheries’ and ‘peripheral approaches’ through art, artistic research and related fields in society.

The Baltic Ripple Effect

The Baltic Sea is one of the most vulnerable biospheres; a fragile ecosystem that is suffering from human impact.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community only)
a collage of photos with shipping containers alongside with a set of still life objcts such as bottle, fish and rocks, all black and white

Shimmering Wood by Structural Colour Studio

Nature’s brightest colours – like those found in peacock feathers or butterfly wings – are created through microscopically small nanostructures.
Exhibitions and fairs
V1 Gallery
Wood-based structural shimmering wood colour has no colour pigments. Photo: Valeria Azovskaya

Waves Rising – Projections of rising sea levels

A sculptural installation conceptually materialises projections of rising sea levels as a consequence of climate change.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community only)
a blue colored print marking water has been placed on a rock to showcase the rising of water due to climate change

ONLINE: Designs for a Cooler Planet — online programme

See the virtual event program.
Exhibitions and fairs
Full program

Cool and Icy Waters - ice research  for sea traffic

The exhibition depicts marine and Arctic technology research at Aalto University, including the study of sea ice structure and behaviour as well as the functionality, sustainability and safety of ships and marine structures under extreme conditions. The goal of this research is to ensure safe and sustainable transportation in Arctic areas.
Exhibitions and fairs
Oodi Library, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki
Cool and Icy Waters -näyttely 4.-20.9.

Soil Matters exhibition at Designmuseum

Explorations on the materiality of soil and how it is interwoven with human activity.
Exhibitions and fairs
Designmuseum, Korkeavuorenkatu 23
Prof. Maarit Mäkelä and her work

Product Design Gala 2020

Fall in love with the results of the interdisciplinary Product Development Project teams on 4 September. Come or join us online!
Exhibitions and fairs
Design Factory
Betonimiehenkuja 5 and online
Urban Mill: Betonimiehenkuja 3
Product Design Gala 2020

Defence in the field of mechanical engineering, Mohamed Magdeldin, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is Hydrogen carriers from Industrial Biomass via Sub/supercritical water.
Online via Zoom
Dipoli Cone

Defence of dissertation in the field of Indoor Environment Technology, Camilla Vornanen-Winqvist, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is Indoor air contaminants, symptoms and effects of mechanical ventilation in school buildings.
Online via Zoom

Defence in the field of mechanical engineering, Miika Rämä, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is District heating with low-carbon heat sources and low distribution temperatures.
Online via Zoom

Articulated landscapes: Sustainable future cities between architecture and landscape

By viewing the city as a systemic network of relationships, we can develop new approaches to our future challenges related to urbanisation.

Exhibitions and fairs
Harald Herlin Learning Centre
Articulated Landscapes

Book a visit to Hack our Habitat exhibition–Designs for a Cooler Planet

Welcome to see the almost ten projects that showcase how to design better built environments!
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Hack our Habitat exhibition Photo: Tiina Toivola



Defence of dissertation in the field of Chemical Engineering, M.Sc (tech.) Antti Korpi

The title of the dissertation is: Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Protein Cage -Based Hybrid Materials

Defence in the field of mechanical engineering Hanyang Gong M.Sc. (Tech)

Name of dissertation "Discrete-element modelling of ship interaction with unconsolidated ice ridges: ridge resistant and failure behaviour

Defence in the field of mechanical engineering Jarkko Laine M.Sc. (Tech)

Name of the dissertation "Ductile iron modelling and optimisation for mechanically and thermally loaded components"

Opponent; Professor Alberto Molinari, University of Trento, Department of Industrial Engineering, Povo, Italy

Opponent; Professor Juhani Orkas, Allto University, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Defence of dissertation in the field of Chemical Engineering, M.Sc (tech.) Irene Coronado

The title of the dissertation is: Catalytic Aqueous-Phase Reforming of Biorefinery Water Fractions
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