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Events

Aalto University events are mainly online and guests are invited to the campus only with certain restrictions.

Aalto University and its partners arrange annually several hundreds of events open to alumni and corporate representatives - also online. See the exhibitions below this events list.

Aalto University event highlights

AQP seminars
Online event

AQP Seminar: Microwave single-tone optomechanics in the classical regime

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminars (Zoom). Speaker: Ilya Golokolenov (Institut Néel, Grenoble, France)
Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work event picture
Online event

Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work

Navigating new challenges to performance and wellness
Street Project
Exhibitions and fairs

Main Street Project – How to turn a car-dominated road into a user-based and liveable street

The aim of this project is to design services that can serve as platforms for co-creating value with the partners of the university, opening the Aalto campus to the city and turning a road into a lively street and community.
Aalto Day One of the Academic year 2021–2022 event image
Online event

Aalto Day One 7.9.2021

Aalto Day One – opening of the academic year 2021–2022.

28.7. 10:00
Mathematics and system analysis Master thesis talk: Deep reinforcement learning as a tool for search engine campaign budget optimization

30.7. 12-16
Dissertations: Signal processing for communications

5. - 19.8.
Dissertations: e.g. Acoustics and audio signal processing, Mechanical engineering, Inorganic chemistry, Communications engineering, Design, Applied physics, Mechanical engineering

5.8. 20-21 & 11.8.
The Evolution of Employment: Job Searching During COVID-19

12.8. 14-15
Aalto Quantum Physics seminar: Microwave single-tone optomechanics in the classical regime

19.8. 15:30-18 online
Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work

20. - 22.8. Malmi airport, Helsinki
Art For All Festival

26.8. 16:15-17:45
NODUS TALKS

until 26.8. Otaniemi Campus
Collineation grounds
Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors - Mathematics meets Arts course exhibition

until 28.8. EMMA Museum, Ahertajantie 5, Espoo
Ceramics Facing the New exhibition

SEPTEMBER

1. & 8.9. 14:15
Aalto Computer Science Theory Seminars

2. - 12.9. Väre
Main Street Project – How to turn a car-dominated road into a user-based and liveable street

8. - 30.9. Otaniemi campus and online
Designs for a Cooler Planet - Resource Wisdom

8. - 30.9. Väre, Otaniemi
Nubia: No More exhibition

10.9.
Dissertations: e.g. Applied physics

10 - 11.9. online & Sulvantie 199, 65450 Sulva
Aalto Creativity Symposium

13.9. 17-18:30
School of Arts, Design and Architecture visiting lecture: Steven Holl - Air/Light/Greenspace: Post-covid Architecture

13 - 20.9.
Fashion Lab

19.9. 12:00 Otaranta 6, Otaniemi
Aalto 10 km & 5 km sports event

Alumni Agents available for help – Greetings from worklife serie for students

Feel the Future Excursion at the Designs for a Cooler Planet

30.9. School of Business, Ekonominaukio 1, Otaniemi
Jaakko Honko Lecture

Open University courses (also online)

FiTech courses online
FITech network university offers free selected studies from all technical universities in Finland.

Aalto Summer Courses (also online)

 

Events are announced also in the alumni newsletter, Facebook and Alumni Circle.

 

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Exhibitions

Särkyvää - Keramiikka uuden äärellä -näyttely EMMA-museossa toukokuu2021_elokuu2022

Ceramics Facing the New in EMMA Museum

The exhibition highlights the significance of clay for humanity while exploring contemporary environmental concerns and disintegration of social structures.

Events
Event flyer

Collineations grounds

Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors

Events
Street Project

Main Street Project – How to turn a car-dominated road into a user-based and liveable street

The aim of this project is to design services that can serve as platforms for co-creating value with the partners of the university, opening the Aalto campus to the city and turning a road into a lively street and community.

Events
Image that illustrates Nubia disappearing under water

Nubia:No More

This research project takes place in Egyptian Nubia. Today, the Nubian region in Egypt is mainly under the water of a man-made lake caused by the construction of High Dam in Aswan, Egypt. The exhibition's main goal is to create awareness on the sustainability of Nubian traditional architecture, which makes a use of natural resources, better understand social and cultural aspects of Nubian construction practices, and disclose the impacts caused by the acts of mankind.

Events
Celebrating the Helsinki School, the exhibition New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School explores various approaches in how to visualize the passage of time.

New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School

Celebrating the Helsinki School, the exhibition New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School explores various approaches in how to visualize the passage of time.

Events
Kantava maa Solid Ground

SOLID GROUND – Kantava maa

An exhibition presenting an extensive selection of ceramics by Aalto alumni, staff and students.

Events
Designer Leevi Ikäheimo's anatomical knitwear (2020)

Intimacy

Intimacy situates at the intersection of novel politicization and digital disruption of fashion.It updates our understanding of Finnish clothing and accessory design into the 2020s, exploring the intimate relationship between the body and the clothes we wear and introducing visitors to the creative design process, from initial sketches to the finished products.

Events
Wood Wonders exhibition at Helsinki airport. Photo: Anne Kinnunen

Wood Wonders exhibition showcases climate-friendly building concepts

If all the buildings constructed in Finland each year were made of wood, the amount of wood needed for their construction would grow back in ten hours.

Events
Image: Olivia Abächerli. Still from 'Polsima' 4 channel video installation, 2019

Dialogue Model: I can’t hear myself without you listening

Exhibition Programme at M8 Art Space 2019-2020

Research & Art
Still: '01-Training' 2020. Video (02:57) by Lukas Malte Hoffman. Image courtesy of the artist.

Online Exhibitions 2020

A selection of Aalto exhibitions made available online in 2020

Research & Art
median and the environment

THE ANTHROBSCENE – Media and the Environment course exhibition

The Fall 2020 ‘The Anthrobscene’* Exhibition features critical artworks by masters students as final outcomes of the Media and Environment Course at the Department of Media, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.

News
Near futures, exhibition tribute to the academic year 2019–2020 graduates

Near futures – online exhibition

Near futures, exhibition tribute to the academic year 2019–2020 graduates

Events
Creativity in Action exhibition graphics by Emery Norton

Exhibition in honour of Aalto's 10-year anniversary highlights student impact over the decades

‘Creativity in Action: The Spirit of Student Life’ exhibition opens at the Dipoli Gallery and online on 27 August.

News
Designs for a Cooler Planet 2020: Race for the Future

This is what a more sustainable world looks like: Wood-based glitter, electric-powered boats and printed solar cells

The Aalto University Designs for a Cooler Planet event will showcase inspiring future scenarios during this coming September. The exhibition aims to show that collaboration between designers, researchers and stakeholders will lead to better solutions for people and the environment.

News
Designs for a Cooler Planet Farewell to fossil fuels

Farewell to fossil fuels

More than half of our energy still comes from fossil fuels. No single technology can replace our reliance on them.

Events
Designs for a Cooler Planet Close the Loops

Close the loops

Making things and manufacturing processes produce pollution and environmental degradation, draining natural resources.

Events
Designs for a Cooler Planet Hack our Habitat

Hack our habitat

Aggressive urbanisation is straining our ecosystem. Rising construction volume causes massive demand for energy-intensive construction materials, and construction already accounts for 39 per cent of the global CO2 emissions.

Events
Designs for a Cooler Planet Consume Consciously

Consume consciously

Household consumption accounts for more than 60 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions and 50–80 per cent of total land, material and water use.

Events
Re-imagining the Past Vol. 2. Photos: Kitty Norros

Re-imagining the Past exhibition Vol. 2 online

The stories and images from the exhibition celebrating Aalto 10 are now available for online exploration.

Events
Cool and Icy Waters -näyttely 4.-20.9.

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.

Events
Aalto betaspace, an exhibition venue for students at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture / photo by Julia Weckman.

Aalto galleries and exhibition venues

How can we make space for unexpected ways of looking at the world? Galleries and exhibition venues are co-produced spaces for action, bringing together the knowledge, content, vision, and passion of different agents.

Research & Art
Wood and Clay course exhibition organised by Nathalie Lautenbacher, Väre Main Lobby, March 2019

Väre Exhibitions

Väre Exhibitions, School of Art, Architecture and Design

Research & Art

Dissertations

Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of Inorganic Chemistry, M.Sc (tech.) Juho Heiska

The title of the dissertation is: Development of Li-Organic Battery Materials with Atomic/Molecular Layer Deposition
Dissertations

Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering Bruno Reinaldo Goncalves M.Sc. (Tech)

Name of the thesis is "A nonlinear modeling approach for corrugated sandwich beams"
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Communications Engineering MSc Jaume Benseny Quintana

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Local wireless access provision for rural penetration and urban diversification"
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of design, Philip Hector

The title of the thesis is Design as continuous repair: Experimentation, negotiation, and expertise in DIY spaces
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