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Science makes ships lighter and more environmentally friendly

With new structures and materials, we can reduce cruise ship hull weight by as much as 20%
Research & Art
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Heikki Remes

Simo Särkkä: Sensor data guides robots and helps with care of premature infants

This Professor of Sensor Informatics uses models to turn noisy data into a clear overall picture. Welcome to hear more at the Installation Talks event on 30 October!
Research & Art
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Professor SImo Särkkä

Professor wins international prize for research on decision-making

Emeritus Professor Raimo P. Hämäläinen’s career celebrated with the 2019 Frank P. Ramsey Medal
Honoured, Research & Art
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Picture of Professor Raimo Hämäläinen

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
Appointments, Research & Art
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portrait of assistant professor Martin Andraud. Photo: Evelin Kask

Elias Rantapuska: Markets fluctuate, and so do investors

This Professor of Finance knows that investing one’s own money is not just a rational process. Welcome to learn more at Installation Talks 30 October!
Research & Art
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Elias Rantapuska

Mika Järvinen turns slag and carbon dioxide into profitable business

Professor of Energy Technology believes that science should come up with solutions to major environmental problems
Research & Art
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Professori Mika Järvinen

How to create things that don’t exist

The newest theoretical physics professor at Aalto calculates what we need to do to create electronic states that can’t otherwise exist in nature, and how we can harness them for quantum computing
Appointments, Research & Art
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Professor Lado in the physics department coffee room

'Social welfare and healthcare reform should be implemented in stages'

Creating markets requires patience, says Professor Juuso Välimäki.
Research & Art
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Juuso Välimäki

From a Bachelor of Hospitality Management to a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration

Studying in a Master’s programme deepens and expands competence. If you like studying, you will thrive in your studies also on the basis of a degree from a university of applied sciences.
Studies
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Kuvassa näkyy Silja Erkamo. Kuvaaja on Roope Kiviranta Aalto-yliopistosta.

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