News

40 results for News, Department of Communications and Networking

Smartphone typing speeds catching up with keyboards

A study of over 37,000 users shows that the ‘typing gap’, the difference typing speeds between mobile devices and physical keyboards is decreasing, and 10–19-year olds can type about 10 words-per-minute faster than their parents' generation.
Research & Art
Published:
Someone typing on a phone next to someone typing on a laptop

From space technology to spider silk and the bio-economy – over 2 000 women and girls gather for three different technology events

Technology companies will need more than 53 000 new experts in the next few years. We are holding 'Shaking up Tech' for high school students, 'Girls' Day' for upper comprehensive school students in Heureka, and 'Women in Tech' for technical professionals: three events that highlight the many possibilities in the field of technology and introduce role models.
Cooperation, Press releases
Published:
Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

Doctoral graduates from the School of Electrical Engineering satisfied with their degrees and careers

In their responses to the career monitoring survey doctoral graduates also emphasised the importance of networking and project management skills.
Studies
Published:
Aalto-yliopisto / tohtoreiden hatut

Science and technology entertained three generations on Family Day

The Family Day event introduced hundreds of families to electrical engineering.
University
Published:
Aalto University / Scientist Pi's show / photo: Annamari Tolonen

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
Published:
Aalto University / Riemuteekkarit / photo: Linda Koskinen

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
Published:
Aalto University / Olli Paloviita lähettää auton kisaan / photo: Linda Koskinen

Data out in the open! Professor of Practice Pekka Nikander wants to build markets for data

Unlike most factors of production, we can reuse data limitlessly. Functional data markets would enable the utilisation of collected data for the benefit of society.
Research & Art
Published:
Aalto University / data center / photo: Linda Koskinen

Finns were reluctant to share election tweets of bots

According to the final report of ELEBOT project, the effect of Twitter bots was minimal during this year’s Finnish elections
Press releases
Published:
Kuvituskuva, jonka pohjana käytetty visualisointia eduskuntavaaleihin liittyvistä aihetunnisteista

What does a Doctor of Arts do at the School of Electrical Engineering?

Salu Ylirisku, Doctor of Arts, teaches design process and related skills to aspiring engineers at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Research & Art, Studies
Published:
Aalto University / Salu Ylirisku / photo: Linda Koskinen

5G Mall – a playground for young people

For the first time worldwide, upper secondary school and university students went looking for 5G technology solutions to challenges met by shopping centres.
Cooperation, Studies
Published:
Aalto Univeristy / 5G Hack The Mall course demo / photo: Linda Koskinen

Aalto maintains strong position in ShanghaiRankings

Altogether eight subjects rank in the top 100 worldwide
Research & Art, University
Published:
Graphic image of ShanghaiRankings 2019 with white and red background, text on the picture Telecommunications Engineering 22 in the world.

Security concerns everyone

The topic of the international ITS conference in Otaniemi is information security from the viewpoint of both science and companies.
Research & Art
Published:
ITS konferenssi / Aalto University

Doctoral studies taught Osman Yilmaz the value of trial and error

Senior Researcher and Research Project Manager Osman Yilmaz, whose doctoral degree will be conferred in the ceremonial conferment in June, is now working on 5G at Ericsson.
Research & Art
Published:
Osman Yilmaz

Who should be the next Electrical Engineering Alumnus of the Year?

Submit your suggestion by 20 September 2019
Honoured
Published:
Aalto University / Matti Alahuhta / photo: Linda Koskinen

EUREKA Innovation award to SIGMONA

EUREKA the pan-European organization for research and innovation has granted SIGMONA project the innovation award of 2019.
Honoured
Published:
Eureka Award

Collaborative AI provides inspiration for designers

A new AI approach helps design practitioners to explore visual ideas
Research & Art
Published:
Moodboard made with AI inspiration

5G enabled IoT innovations created at IoThon 

Students and developers all over Europe took part in the 48-hour hackathon
Campus, Cooperation
Published:
Aalto University / IoThon Comnet prize winners / photo: Linda Koskinen

Antti Oulasvirta elected as member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Antti Oulasvirta has been elected as member of Finnish Academy of Science and Letters at the Annual General Meeting on 12.4.2019.
Honoured
Published:
Aalto University / Antti Oulasvirta / photo: Lasse Lecklin

Students and hackers get together in Otaniemi for a 48h IoThon hackathon

The theme for COMNET IoThon 2019 is 5G.
Cooperation, University
Published:
Innovate with Europe's top university-based 5G testing and experimental network at the 48 hour hackathon taking place on May 3-5 in Otaniemi.

In the Bachelor’s Programme in Bioinformation Technology, the best thing is getting to solve study tasks together

The broad range of courses offered and the free movement between the different schools enabled Oskari Lehtonen to go deep into the topics that interested him.
Studies
Published:
Aalto University / First year master’s student Oskari Lehtonen / photo: Linda Koskinen