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Aalto quantum computing spinout secures €11.45m in funding

IQM hopes to commercialise groundbreaking research from Aalto and VTT
University
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Wafer of qubits

Ten new doctoral training projects exploring quantum technology in novel ways

The projects focus on scientific, technological, business and/or artistic ideas
Research & Art
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artist impression magnetic monopole

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.

20 new Academy Projects to Aalto

The total funding granted by the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering is 8.9 million euros.
Research & Art
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Aaltoon 20 uutta akatemiahanketta -uutisen kuvituskuva, kuva Aleksi Poutanen

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.

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
Honoured
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Jami Kinnunen vasemmalla ja Juho Hamari oikealla.

Funding for four new Academy Research Fellow and 14 Postdoctoral Researcher posts

The funding for the five-year Academy Research Fellow and the three-year Postdoctoral Researcher posts was awarded by the Academy of Finland's Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Aalto-yliopiston kemian tekniikan korkeakoulun tutkimusta, kuva Mikko Raskinen

Professor Olli Ikkala wins Dutch Polymer Science award

The annual PTN Medema Lecture award is granted to a renowned international polymer scientist
Research & Art
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Olli Ikkala.

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.

New materials for fuel cells

Researchers from Aalto University and Northeastern University (China) have demonstrated a solid oxide fuel cell based on a single-oxide SrTiO2 electrolyte. A high power density of 620 mW per cm2 with hydrogen as fuel was obtained. The electrolyte forms a mixed proton and oxygen ion conductor with a core-shell structure
Research & Art
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HRTEM of SrTiO2

Aalto dissertation award 2019 in the School of Science

Annual prize ceremony celebrates the best doctoral dissertations of the past year
Honoured, Research & Art, University
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Sci dissertaion winners 2019

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

When nothing is impossible: technology sector offers a variety of career paths

The message of Aalto Junior’s Women’s Day event was that, in the field of technology, nothing is impossible for women. More than 100 participants from schools in Greater Helsinki had an opportunity to visit, among others, Aalto's space laboratory.
Studies
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Aalto Juniorin järjestämä naistenpäivän tapahtuma viesti yläkoululaisille tytöille.

AScI funding awarded to planning future energy systems and to designing penguin-inspired active surfaces

Each programme to receive funding of €150 000 over three years.
Research & Art
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Are we at the limits of measuring water-repellent surfaces?

As we develop extremely liquid-repellent surfaces, the errors in existing measurement techniques are getting too large.
Press releases
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Water droplet on a surface

Low Temperature Laboratory receives over one million euros in funding, opening more widely to European researchers

The Low Temperature Laboratory develops quantum sensors needed in nanoelectronics research, among other core activities
Press releases
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Kylmälaboratorio on yksi maailman johtavista matalien lämpötilojen fysiikan, nanoelektroniikan ja kvanttiteknologian tutkimuskeskittymistä. Kuva: Roee Cohen.

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.

Quantum physicists succeed in controlling energy losses and shifts

Achievement can be applied to speed up quantum computers and design new quantum technological devices
Press releases
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Artictic impression of a quantum resonator coupled to environmental modes

Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou

Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou
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Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou