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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

Timo Korkeamäki appointed Dean of School of Business

Professor Korkeamäki joins Aalto from the Hanken School of Economics
Appointments, Press releases
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Timo Korkeamäki. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen.

Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

An innovative pilot course studied the circular economy, arts and systemic changes.
Studies
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Oona Ojala studied how the cultivation conditions of luxury products such as coffee and cocoa will evolve with climate change. Photo: Elisa Dametto

Guest speakers discuss the effects of digitalisation on a public lecture series

How does digitalisation affect business, society and security? Join our public lectures to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest issues on digitalisation!
Research & Art, Studies
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Aalto University / Verkkoturvallisuus ja -luottamus / photo: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Since cooling demand is primarily driven by the sun, could it also be powered by the sun?

The International Energy Agency has dubbed increased global cooling demand as one of the most critical blind spots in today’s energy debate. A new study entitled - Meeting Increased Global Cooling Demand with Photovoltaics during the 21st Century - yields critical new insight to a fundamental question: How much photovoltaics (PV) would be needed to power the world sustainably?
University
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The cover that was submitted for Energy and Environment Sciences

EIT Festival - 2nd October @Aalto

Welcome to the EIT Festival to discover EIT Innovation Communities in Finland!
Research & Art
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Aalto EIT Services Javor

Satellites and the Electrical Engineering Workshop aroused enthusiasm among jubilee alumni

Alumni who started their studies 50 years ago at the former Helsinki University of Technology convened to celebrate.
University
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Aalto University / Riemuteekkarit / photo: Linda Koskinen

Collaboration between Aalto and Saab: high-level research and product development go hand in hand

Ten-year contract enables long-term research collaboration. Ten projects are now under way.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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radiokauiton huone ja antenni kuva unto rautio

Team behind the first black hole image awarded a multi-million dollar prize – Tuomas Savolainen is one of the awardees

Next up for the researchers is recording a video of gas entering the black hole.
Honoured, Press releases
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Tuomas Savolainen

Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Researchers have designed the smallest ever spectrometer, which could turn a smartphone into a microscope
Press releases
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nanowire spectrometer imaging a cell. image ella maru studio

The next stage of the strategy process - there's still time for your input!

At the community event on 18 September, we will focus on discussing our strategic choices and emphasis points. 
University
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Two persons discussing in Aalto University community event on new strategy

New language classes proves popular with students

Course cooperation lets physics students learn science and language courses together
Studies
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Shots from the final lecture

Falling Walls Lab Finland: Hear about the most innovative ideas around right now

Sign up today for an opportunity to hear innovative ideas and groundbreaking research from scientists and creatives working in Finland right now
University
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Falling Walls founder holding card

Eight teams awarded at the opening ceremony

President Ilkka Niemelä has recognised eight teams from the Aalto community for their achievements at the Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year.
Honoured
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Aalto University, Opening of the Academic Year 3 September 2019, image Mikko Raskinen

Ilkka Niemelä: 'Balancing Finland’s education system a must'

Speakers at the Aalto University opening ceremony included Minister of Science and Culture Hanna Kosonen and Chair of the Student Union Tapio Hautamäki. In connection with the opening ceremony, the School of Business building at the heart of the campus invited visitors.
Press releases, University
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Aalto Day One 2019 kulkue Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

Olli Varis appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor

Professor Olli Varis of the Department of Built Environment, School of Engineering, has been appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor. The title is awarded to professors of exceptional academic merit.
Appointments
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Olli Varis nimitetty Aalto-professoriksi

Fast but controlled: racing car built during Protocamp course is equipped with artificial intelligence

The Speed Demon project team was commissioned to build a small self-driving AI racing car.
Cooperation, Studies
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Aalto University / Olli Paloviita lähettää auton kisaan / photo: Linda Koskinen

Renovations at Metsähovi Radio Observatory start in September

The observatory will see a total makeover in researcher and visitor facilities as well as in equipment.
Research & Art
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Aalto University / Students walking towards Metsähovi radio observatory / photo: Linda Koskinen

University-Wide Art Studies (UWAS) has published its courses for 2019-2020

All Aalto University students can now apply for the open UWAS courses online.
Research & Art, Studies
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UWAS 2019 course catalogue illustration: Heini Hälinen

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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