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Professor Rebecca Piekkari appointed to Marcus Wallenberg professorship

The professorship is a token of appreciation for Piekkari’s research merits in the field of international business.
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SCI chrystal flowers -näyttely, keltaisia säteitä. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

Four new professors appointed in the School of Engineering

The professorships are located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in the Department of Civil Engineering.
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Many practical issues are related to questions of theory – this steered Jara Uitto’s interest towards theoretical computer science

Even though theoretical computer science is – as its name suggests – theoretical, its connection to real-life questions is easy to draw, says Assistant Professor Jara Uitto.
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Jara Uitto sitting at Computer Science building, looking at the camera and wearing an orange t-shirt with a panda on it

New appointments at the School of Chemical Engineering

New appointments have been made at the School of Chemical Engineering.
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Matti Kaivola: Top research requires a communality that stretches across the generations

Top research is enabled by good infrastructure that can be utilised by as many researchers as possible. This helps towards obtaining international and competitive funding.
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Esko Kauppinen on the left, Matti Kaivola on the right. Photo: Said Elhazzaz.

Water management professor Marko Keskinen studies the interaction of water and society

Water management is not only about environmental sustainability, but also about equity and equality.
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Timo Viherkenttä appointed as Professor of Practice in Business Law

Timo Viherkenttä, Doctor of Laws and CEO of the State Pension Fund of Finland, has been appointed Professor of Practice at the School of Business’s Department of Accounting as of 1 January 2020.
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Kuvassa näkyy Timo Viherkenttä. Kuvan otti Roope Kiviranta Aalto-yliopistosta.

Iivo Paukkeri appointed Aalto University Head of Investments

He is responsible for the management of the university's investment portfolio and he starts on 1 January 2020.
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Ritva Reinikka appointed as Professor of Practice at Helsinki GSE

Helsinki Graduate School of Economics has appointed Ritva Reinikka, D.Phil., to be Professor of Practice. She will be based at Aalto University School of Business. Her three-year professorship will focus on development economics and policy.
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Ritva Reinikka, kuvaaja: Heikki Tuuli

Finland’s exhibition in the Biennale Architettura 2020 honors the Finnish prefabricated wooden houses of the WWII era

The exhibition will be conceived and curated by three researchers and teachers at Aalto University.
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arkkitehdit Philip Tidwell, Kristo Vesikansa ja Laura Berger seisovat katsoen kameraan

Independence Day awards presented

The Finnish Independence Day awards granted by the President of Finland Sauli Niinistö went to two employees of Aalto joint services.
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Department Heads of the School of Chemical Engineering have been appointed


The new term begins in 1st of January 2020.
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Kemistintie 1 (pienempi). Kuva/Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Professor Lasse Niemi appointed General Secretary of EARNet

The primary objective of the network is to promote European Auditing Research.
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Kuvassa näkyy professori Lasse Niemi. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto.

Ville Jokela appointed managing director of Aalto University Campus & Real Estate

Jokela will start in his new role 1 January 2020
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Aalto-yliopistokiinteistöt ACRE toimitusjohtaja managing director Ville Jokela Kuva: Kalle Kataila

Andreas Mortensen to Aalto University Board

The new member brings broad international expertise of the university environment to the board.
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Kokoushuone Dipoli-rakennuksessa. Kuvassa näkyy pöytä ja sen ympärillä erivärisiä tuoleja.

A “lifelong interest in coding” is not a requirement for seeking a career in technology

Johanna Kaipio, Professor of Practice, ventured onto the path of technology as a result of an interest in psychology, mathematical subjects and medicine in upper secondary school. Now, as a researcher of health and social care information systems, Kaipio brings these elements together.
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Johanna Kaipio seisoo ulkona, taustalla ruskan värittämä pihlajapuu ja pensaita.

Martin Andraud: Research work is much like doing sports

Assistant professor Martin Andraud combines artificial intelligence research with integrated circuit design to develop more energy-efficient and adaptable everyday devices
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portrait of assistant professor Martin Andraud. Photo: Evelin Kask

New Service Heads at Research Services

Sanna-Maija Kiviranta has been appointed as Head of Pre-Award Services and Jukka Hyvönen has been appointed as Head of Post-Award Services. Both teams support Aalto University's researchers in research funding.
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Head of Post-Award Services Jukka Hyvönen and Head of Pre-Award Services Sanna-Maija Kiviranta

Professor Samuel Kaski selected to the Finnish government’s Research and Innovation Council

The new council was elected on October 10.
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Samuel Kaski indoors at Aalto University premises

Saija Toivonen appointed as Assistant Professor of Real Estate Economics

Toivonen examines changes in the real estate sector and commercial real estate markets using the tools of futures research.
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Saija Toivonen