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Exhibitions and fairs
Solve the SDGs banner with Junction, Aalto University and Aalto Ventures Program logos
Other

Solve the SDGs

Solve the SDGs is an online hackathon, where participants work together with world-class mentors to solve sustainability-related problems.
Alumni day 10 October 2020 main image_1
Online event

Alumni Studio & Science Show

Aalto University is celebrating its 10th anniversary by inviting alumni and other stakeholders online.
Aalto Talent Expo 2020 illustration / Graphic designer Babi Brasileiro.
Exhibitions and fairs

Aalto Talent Expo 2020-21

The recruitment and contact fair Aalto Talent Expo will be organised in Otahalli on the 14th of January 2021. The fair, originally planned for the fall of 2020, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Near futures, exhibition tribute to the academic year 2019–2020 graduates
Exhibitions and fairs

Near futures – online exhibition

Near futures, exhibition tribute to the academic year 2019–2020 graduates
Shaking up Tech
Exhibitions and fairs

Shaking up Tech 2020

Shaking up Tech virtual event inspires and encourages female high schools students to choose a career in technology. The event is open to everyone.

Farewell to fossil fuels

More than half of our energy still comes from fossil fuels. No single technology can replace our reliance on them.
Exhibitions and fairs
Väre
Otaniementie 14
Designs for a Cooler Planet Farewell to fossil fuels

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

Ecological traveling by train

Travelling by train is a far more ecological way to travel than flying, but its image could use a facelift.
Exhibitions and fairs
Väre
LQ lobby
Train Brag by Anni Tolvanen, Iina Silventoinen and Akseli Manner

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

The Alder Project - How to understand forests

The project documents a zero-waste approach: how an alder tree can be cut down, researched and used for furniture while leftovers are processed as a new fibre-based biomaterial.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community only) For non-Aalto visitors please pre-book your visit: https://www.aalto.fi/en/events/book-a-visit-to-hack-our-habitat-exhibition-designs-for-a-cooler-planet
cutting down an alder tree in a green forest scenery with a bright summery sky

New Life of Gardenia - adaptive reuse concepts for the former nature center in Viikki

Architecture students developed ideas for the future use of Gardenia building in Viikki, Helsinki.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community only)
sketch for the new use of Gardenia building in Viikki, Helsinki: a vertical farm. people walking indoors the glass-walled building, fruits being sold there

Interplay of cultures – Education in Global Sustainability

A selection of student projects celebrate the 25th anniversary of education in global sustainability and humanitarian development at Aalto.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community only)
exhibition offers photos, textiles and structures

Solving the systemic challenges in textile and fashion industry

We need systemic and fundamental changes in the textile and fashion industry’s business model, including a deceleration of manufacturing and the introduction of sustainable practices throughout the supply chain; decreasing clothing purchases and increasing garment lifetimes.
Exhibitions and fairs
Väre
FE Lobby gallery
We need systemic and fundamental changes in the textile and fashion industry’s business model.

Exploring nature-based solutions to control stormwaters in urbanised Otaniemi

A mathematical model explores the benefits of using nature-based solutions in stormwater design and management on the Aalto University Otaniemi campus.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community)
maps and plans drawn in black and white on sustainable stormwater systems on Aalto Otaniemi campus

Layering Cellulose: Recyclable bio-material for structural purposes in furniture, interiors and architecture

Construction industry consumes a lot of materials, which also often are not biodegradable, bio-based or recyclable.
Exhibitions and fairs
Vuorimiehentie 2A
Mon-Fri 12-18 (for Aalto community only)
laminated white structures against a black background

FUNGI – an exploration to the future possibilities of Mycelium as a material

Mycelium is seen in the field of design as a potential future material in various applications.
Exhibitions and fairs
Väre
V2 gallery
Mycelium is seen in the field of design as a potential future material in various applications.

Capturing microplastics and pharmaceuticals from waste water

Hormones and other pharmaceuticals ending up in bodies from natural waters are a globally significant environmental problem.
Exhibitions and fairs
Väre
Bridge, 2nd floor
Nanocellulose yarn that captures hormones from waste water. Photo: FINNCERES

Dissertation

welding
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Sebastian Lindqvist, M.Sc.

Title of the dissertation: Fracture toughness, crack path and strength mismatch of Alloy 52 dissimilar metal weld.
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of engineering physics, Tapio Riekki, MSc

Reaching for record-low temperatures in liquid helium
CS_defence_3 photo by Matti Ahlgren
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of computer science, MSc (tech) Marko Järvenpää

Title of the dissertation is "Gaussian Process Surrogate Methods for Sample-Efficient Approximate Bayesian Computation"
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of Chemical Engineering, M.Sc. Yaseen Khan

The title of the dissertation is Structured Microreactors for the Heterogeneously Catalyzed Gas-phase Dehydration and Partial Oxidation of 1-butanol
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