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Janne Lindqvist: You can’t help if you stay in the ivory tower

This sociable professor of computer science knows how to forge his own path and trusts his instinctive curiosity towards different research topics.
Research & Art
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Janne Lindqvist

Revival of garment mending: communal reskilling addresses global issues of textile waste

Dissertation of the month: Mending clothes, one of the oldest practices known to humankind, nowadays stands for global awareness of the textile waste problem.

Research & Art, Studies
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Marium Durrani

Visual design enables communication between cultures

Award-winning designer Chao Yang sees visual communication design as a means to communicate across borders.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Hymyilevä tummapukuinen Chao Yang esittelee juuri saamaansa palkintoa Red Dot Awards -palkintoseremoniassa

Ageing networks

Mia Liljeström studies how the brain networks that process language change with ageing
Research & Art
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Mia Liljeström

Professor Tom Bäckström: Smart devices can eavesdrop and therefore we must study privacy

Social rules involving privacy should be considered in the design of speech interfaces.
Research & Art
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Aalto University / Professor Tom Bäckström / photo: Linda Koskinen

Kati Hagros, how is digitalisation visible at your home?

According to Aalto's Chief Digital Officer, open-mindedness and a desire for experimentation keeps us up to date with digital progress.
University
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Photo of Kati Hagros at Slush, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Otaniemi, like coming back home

Tauno Voipio, godfather of the Electric Workshop course, believes in learning through doing.
Aalto Magazine, Cooperation
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Alumni Tauno Voipio kuvattuna Otakaari 1 -rakennuksen aulassa. Kuvaaja: Mikko Raskinen.

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

How would you fill waste land, Tuukka Saarimaa?

Whether land gets used to build a park or a high-rise, this Professor of Urban Economics would ensure that any solution is the result of careful consideration.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Professori Tuukka Saarimaa seisomassa tyhjällä nurmikentällä, joka sijaitsee Helsingin keskustassa Oodi-kirjaston ja musiikkitalon välisellä puistoalueella. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Ironing tunes

Technology can make an instrumentalist out of anyone. The brain loves music, but you need to be careful with the ears.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Kuvassa on professori Vesa Välimäki kuulokkeet päässään ja hänen vieressään akatemiatutkija Koray Tahiroğlu, joka soittaa yksikielistä monokordia. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

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