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Jan Blech designs software for the new industrial revolution

Professor of Practice is setting up a new research facility for the factories of the future
Appointments, Research & Art
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Aalto University professor of practice Jan Blech photo by Jaakko Kahilaniemi

”Machine learning excited me before I knew it was a thing”

Arno Solin received funds allocated to young researchers in the summer of 2019. Solin is excited about machine learning, as it offers a way to both delve deep into theory and solve real-life problems.
Research & Art
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Apulaisprofessori Arno Solin

Virva Salmivaara: I study the role of entrepreneurs in sustainable development

According to the researcher of entrepreneurship, researchers must have a personal vision they believe in, and they need to be prepared to work persistently to achieve their goals.
Research & Art
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Yrittäjyyden tutkijatohtori Virva Salmivaara

Understanding the past helps train future engineers

Saara Matala, Doctor of Technology and historian, studied last spring the role of Nokia engineers in the development of mobile platform security
Research & Art
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Saara Matala on tekniikan tohtori ja historioitsija

In search of more sustainable innovation and design

Industrial designer, Academy Fellow Researcher Andrea Botero Cabrera is interested in unconventional spaces where innovation and collaboration happen, that are not recognized as such.
Appointments, Research & Art
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Andrea Botero Cabrera, kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

Building interdisciplinary connections through a new joint position

This September will be a start of building a new connection between disciplines as Sebastian Schlecht takes on the position as the professor of practice in Sound in Virtual Reality.
Studies, University
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sebastianschlecht

Matias Palva, Professor of Brain Signal Analytics, studies the mechanisms of the human mind and brain diseases

Understanding the brain mechanisms behind the diseases is important when developing targeted treatments
Research & Art
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Matias Palva. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Panu Erästö has digitalised studying on basic courses of statistics

Educational videos show how Excel works, freeing up time in the classroom for other things.
Studies
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Yliopistonlehtori Panu Erästö. Kuva: Terhi Ollikainen / Aalto-yliopisto

Breaking the chain of vulnerability

How empathy, close listening and design thinking enable Claudia Garduño and the AaltoLAB Mexico to find the most urgent problems in an indigenous community.
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies
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Kuva: Sanna Lehto

Assistant Professor Elisa Mekler: Gaming can help to cope with difficult life situations and improve one’s wellbeing

Elisa Mekler found out in her recent study that video games might help people to cope with difficult life situations, which offers a new challenge to game designers
Appointments, Research & Art
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Kun tietotekniikan laitoksen uusi apulaisprofessori Elisa Mekler teki väitöskirjaansa, pelillistämisen tutkiminen psykologisesta, teoreettisesta näkökulmasta motivaatioteorioita hyödyntäen oli uutta. "Sitä ei yksinkertaisesti tehty aikaisemmin", Mekler sanoo.

'We must look to the past, for a lesson in designing buildings for the future'

Architect Karin Krokfors says buildings should be designed to be adaptable over time. And that history holds plenty of examples for us to study.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki: High quality reporting improves decision-making

The Assistant Professor of accounting encourages companies to develop their sustainability reporting.
Research & Art
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Emma-Riikka Myllymäki is Assistant Professor of Accounting in the School of Business. Photo: Outi Puukko

Tomi Viitala: I research subjects that have practical significance and are interesting to various audiences

This Assistant Professor of Tax Law constantly aims for steady improvement, both professionally and as an ultrarunner.
Research & Art
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Vero-oikeuden apulaisprofessori Tomi Viitala Amsterdamissa

Max Finne: I aim for breakthroughs by developing research on service productivity

Additionally, the Assistant Professor of Information and Service Management continuously strives to grow as a teacher, lecturer and company management trainer.
Research & Art
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Apulaisprofessori Max Finne. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi / Aalto-yliopisto

New professor of technology education inspires young people to the field of technology

Aalto University’s new Professor of Practice Maria Clavert promotes technology education from basic education to university level and teacher education.
Studies, University
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Maria Clavert