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Meet the new Innovation Advisors at SCI

We chat to Ilkka Hyytiäinen and Juha Siivola who, along with Tuomas Planman will support the school as innovation advisors
Appointments
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Juha Siivola ja Ilkka Hyytiäinen. Kuva: Matthew Allinson.

Dean of the School of Science grants Master’s thesis awards 2018

Kukka-Emilia Huhtinen, Ana Maria Triana Hoyos and Antti Tolppanen receive the Master's Thesis Awards.
Honoured
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Kuva: Unto Rautio.

A story of courage and empathy on Otaniemi campus

Finland’s president awards Doctoral Candidate Jaakko Korhonen the Life Saving Medal for heroic action
Honoured
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Esa Saarinen ja Jaakko Korhonen. Kuva: Esa Saarinen.

Fixing back problems and improving hygiene at music festivals: innovative ideas by this year’s undergraduate student projects

The theme of this year’s annual SCI course project was health and well-being
Studies
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Vesi-ilmapallojen heittopeli. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Entrepreneurship education takes a leap forward - Lauri Järvilehto appointed as Professor of Practice

Thousands of students have already completed the program that’s designed to inspire and educate entrepreneurs to build new ventures. Järvilehto aims to develop the program further.
Appointments
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Aalto Ventures Program team

Digital solutions and artificial intelligence improve the quality of health care

Technology can be used, among other things, to improve the accuracy of dispensing medicines and to enhance wound care competence.
Research & Art
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NewIconin automaattinen varastojärjestelmä. Kuva: NewIcon.

Self-taught relationship virtuoso

Karla Nieminen gives courses on relationship skills and networking. She tests her theses in practice, too, because she used to be “so bad” at being social.
Aalto Magazine
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Karla Nieminen. Kuva: Veera Konsti.

What the Finnish concept of sisu can offer the world

First study dedicated to the world-famous concept: sisu can help people exceed preconceived limitations, but can be detrimental when used unwisely
Press releases, Research & Art
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Emilia Lahti

Prodeko Purpose Hackathon aims to save the planet

As well as aiming to fix the programmer shortage, topics on the 5 April event will also include the accountability of the construction industry, climate change, and the net impact of companies.
Press releases
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Prodeko-seminaari 2018. Kuva: Olli Kiikkilä.

International Women's Day alumni seminar stirs up discussion of neural networks and peace

The topics covered in the alumni seminar also included new business models and the societal impact of AI and digitalisation.
Research & Art
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Annu Nieminen

World-leading neuroscientists gathered on Twitter for online research conference

Scientific conferences are expensive, time-consuming and often involve a heavy carbon footprint. Luckily, there are alternatives.
Press releases
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Twitter-konferenssi kokoaa yhteen aivokuvantamisen asiantuntijoita eri puolilta maailmaa. Kuva: Baran Aydogan.

More recycling and business worth billions to the battery sector

The main objective of BATCircle is to generate added value to sectors manufacturing battery metals and chemicals, and their circular economy.
Press releases
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Akkujätettä ja kemikaaleja. Kuva: Glen Forde

Surgify aims to make bone surgery safer around the world

These young entrepreneurs have already convinced doctors and investors. Their innovation is coming to operating theatres this year.
Research & Art
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surgify startup team photo annamari tolonen

Alumni are getting more involved in Aalto University’s development

A new alumni network board gives alumni a stronger voice in the university.
Cooperation, University
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Alumnit / Photo by Hanna Wikström

Artificial intelligence brings 14% savings on average patient treatment costs

The savings generated by using artificial intelligence-based patient flow management system are a significant demonstration of AI’s capability in making healthcare more efficient.
Research & Art
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Healthcare Engineering, Management and Architecture

SCI award for Siavash Khajavi’s doctoral dissertation

Siavash Khajavi’s research has great practical relevance because how digital operations of manufacturing firms are managed, is increasingly important for survival and growth in global markets.
Honoured
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Disseration_Siavash Khajavi

Jukka Luoma appointed as Assistant Professor in strategic management

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management welcomes Jukka Luoma with his research interest and expertise in the use of data analytics and quantitative methods in strategic management and decision making.
Appointments
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Jukka Luoma

Innovators like to connect people in their social networks

Innovators actively share knowledge in their networks and, at the same time, they know how to pump information from people.
Research & Art
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An illustration of a LinkedIn network. Colours illustrate diversity and boundary spanners connect some of the clusters (bubbles). Image: Raphael Giesecke.

Prodeko Alumni society takes on the challenge of life-long learning with the help of peer power

Peer learning can give you a better understanding of your own strengths and those of your organisation.
Studies
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Prodeko

Intelligent materials make the manufacturing ecosystems and companies’ business models more sustainable

Better use of information and materials requires intense and more open cooperation between companies.
Research & Art
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Valmistuksen ekosysteemi. Kuva: Esko Hakanen.