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Apps and wearable technology help to track sleep of people with mental health disorders

According to the findings of a recent review article, this type of technology could even help to recognize factors that correlate with mental health disorders
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Ana Triana Hoyos (vasemmalla) ja Talayeh Aledavood tekivät tutkimuskatsauksen mielenterveyspotilaiden unta seuraavista sovelluksista ja laitteista. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto

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
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Juha Siivola ja Ilkka Hyytiäinen. Kuva: Matthew Allinson.

Working as a researcher is ’like playing with your favorite toy but you get paid for it’

Academic career wasn't a clear choice to Professors Friedrich Simmel and Francesco Ricci.
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Francesco Riccin ja Friedrich Simmelin mielestä menestyksekäs tutkijan ura vaatii uteliaisuutta, täsmällisyyttä, kilpailunhalua - ja onnea. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto

Join the front-runner research in artificial intelligence – come to the FCAI flagship community event

Have you ever wondered how to harness the power of artificial intelligence to benefit your own research? Do you wish to collaborate and create something new and exciting with top AI researchers? Do you want to know more about the flagship program of Academy of Finland?
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FCAI_get_together_2018_Aalto_SCI_photo_Matti_Ahlgren

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.
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Kuva: Unto Rautio.

Security concerns everyone

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

What hinders manufacturing companies from providing effective maintenance services? Researchers identified three key factors

Poor quality data and information systems that do not communicate with each other prevent companies from providing effective maintenance services
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Manik Madhikermi will defend his dissertation on June 10 at Aalto University School of Science. Photo Matti Ahlgren / Aalto University

Professor Björn Högberg: I don’t think people realize everything we can do with DNA

To DNA nanotechnologists, DNA is a smart building material that can be useful in the development of medical applications
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Professor Björn Högberg focuses on biological applications of DNA nanotechnology. Photo Matti Ahlgren / Aalto University

Nantech brought nearly one hundred international researchers to Espoo

Understanding of computer science and mathematics becomes increasingly important in the field of DNA nanotechnology, says Professor Pekka Orponen
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Nantech-tapahtuma koostui esitelmistä ja posteriesityksistä. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto

Professor Kurt Gothelf: The DNA origami method will undoubtedly influence development of new medicine

An invited speaker of Nantech2019, Kurt Gothelf, was one of the first scientists to develop DNA nanostructures
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Kurt Gothelf visited Nantech2019 organized by Aalto University

Snowflakes hold the secret to how tooth enamel is formed

The newly published work helps to explain why even closely-related species – such as humans and orangutans – have very different looking teeth.
Research & Art
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Lähiotos orangin poskihampaasta. Kuva: EVO-DEVO -tutkimusryhmä.

FITech Network University offers free continuous learning in computer science. Applications are welcome!

FITech offers courses responding to the shortage of experts in the ICT sector. Studies in computer science are available at seven universities of technology. A list of available courses has now been published, and it will be complemented during the summer and fall.
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FITech - For future tech talents!

How to tackle scarce data and high dimensionality in machine learning? Juho Piironen brings novel techniques to predictive modeling

Doctoral candidate, MSc Juho Piironen, studied Bayesian statistical inference in supervised learning problems and proposed novel techniques to account for uncertainty and computational cost in predictive model construction and feature selection.
Research & Art, Studies
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Juho Piironen_photo by Matti Ahlgren

A fairy dance takes over Kuunsilta: student art exhibition opened at the Espoo Cultural Centre

The exhibition was inspired by the students' own experiences and relationship with the environment, and adapted to fit into the Cultural Centre.
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Crystal Garden. Kuva: Kalle Kataila.

New technology aims to become AirBnB for electric cars

New app coordinated by Aalto University and Forum Virium Helsinki can make life easier for eco-conscious drivers
Press releases
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Room for Thought: Brain Region That Watches for Walls Identified

Advanced imaging technologies observe one brain area’s ability to rapidly sense our surroundings; lays groundwork for improvements to machine learning and robotics
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Karoliina Hellbergin maalaus Violet floor (time is up). Kuva: J. Tiainen.

The Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion awarded physics lecturer and a pioneer in gamification

Outstanding Teacher of the Year award was given to Jami Kinnunen, lecturer popular with physics students. Juho Hamari was chosen as the Young Researcher of the Year
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Jami Kinnunen vasemmalla ja Juho Hamari oikealla.

From costume design to the right kind of AI – new installation talks now available on video

Aalto's newly tenured professors gave their installation talks 24 April.
Research & Art
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Rehtori Ilkka Niemelä, professorit Mario Di Francesco, Pekka Malo, Sofia Pantouvaki, Jussi Rintanen ja Hong-Linh Truong sekä provosti Kristiina Mäkelä. Kuva Erica Nyholm / Aalto-yliopisto

Algorithms make information displays more interesting

To make content shown in information displays more interesting for passers-by, computer scientists apply a theory from behavioral sciences
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How the algorigthm designs outlines

Collaborative AI provides inspiration for designers

A new AI approach helps design practitioners to explore visual ideas
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Moodboard made with AI inspiration