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Juha Siivola encourages researchers to innovate and think of ways to commercialise their work

'In addition to having a long-term academic goal, it would be good to think about possible short-term results,' says Siivola, who works as an innovation advisor.
University
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Juha Siivola hymyilee, kuvattu sivulta

Aalto carbon nanotubes used in new material revolution

Nanomaterials produced here have been used in groundbreaking new Science paper as part of international collaboration
Press releases
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Different nanotubes layered on top of eachother

Record number of MSc graduates at the School of Science

The number of Technology MSc degrees greatly exceeds our ambitious target
Studies
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Perustieteiden korkeakoulun opiskelijoita. Kuva: Unto Rautio.

Funding for research infrastructures

Funding received from the Academy of Finland strengthens the prerequisites for research in bioeconomy, quantum technologies and geophysical phenomena.
Research & Art
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Värikkäitä energiamateriaalien tekstuureja, kuva Helen Marton

Professor Peter D. Lund awarded high Chinese Honour

Renewable energy expert granted Jiangsu Award and Medal of Friendship
Honoured
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Peter Lund. Photo: Anni Hanén.

How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
Press releases
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An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat

Aalto nuclear fusion expert becomes ITER Scientist Fellow

Dr Antti Snicker becomes the first Finnish Scientist Fellow at ITER, modelling transport of fast particles in tokamak plasmas
Cooperation, Research & Art
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computer illustration of a cut away of the donut-shaped fusion reactor, showing that it much larger tha human

Matti Kaivola: Top research requires a communality that stretches across the generations

Top research is enabled by good infrastructure that can be utilised by as many researchers as possible. This helps towards obtaining international and competitive funding.
Appointments
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Esko Kauppinen on the left, Matti Kaivola on the right. Photo: Said Elhazzaz.

Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
Research & Art
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Energian varastointi

Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
Press releases
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A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo

Rewriting quantum mechanics in their spare time

A pair of civil servants solve a quantum mechanics problem that had bothered them since they were students
Research & Art
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The study took Jussi Lindgren, left, and Jukka Liukkonen, right, back to year 1941 when Stueckelberg’s wave equation was invented. The equation is the foundation for parameterized relativistic dynamics.

SCI Awards 2019

The School of Science celebrates its people and their successes this year
Honoured
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Making understanding quantum computers easier

IBM collaborates with Professor Sabrina Maniscalco and her group to develop new transformative tools for teaching and outreach about quantum technologies
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Quantum Garden

Liquid crystal polymer learns to move and grab objects

Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs.
Research & Art
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Polymer film that bends when light is shone on it

Diversity & equality conversations in the School of Science

Discussions about opinions and experiences in our community help inform next year’s equality action plan
University
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A group of students sat on a wall

New way to know an old friend: New method reveals clean carbon nanotube transistors with superb properties

Scientists at Aalto and Nagoya University find new way to make ultra-clean nanotube transistors with superior semiconducting properties
Research & Art
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Nanotube transistors on a chip being tested electically

Arkady V. Krasheninnikov and Zhipei Sun among the world’s most highly cited researchers

Web of Science Group identifies the top 1% of influential researchers globally.
Research & Art
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Paperi, jossa tekstiä ja osa tekstistä merkitty korostuskynällä.

Data sharing is the future of materials research

Solving global challenges requires new materials, and developing these means we need to rethink our data sharing
Research & Art
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An illustration showing a cloud with a search bar connected to different materials, representing the concepts to the Materials search engine

Olli Ikkala receives prestigious Humboldt Research Award

Olli Ikkala will initiate a new research collaboration with Bayreuth University in Germany supported by this award. The project will combine expertise in functional and nanomaterials.
Honoured
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Olli Ikkala. Kuva: Lasse Lecklin.

One million euros to research of radiation detection

Academy of Finland funds projects to develop highly sensitive imaging and measurement techniques.
Research & Art
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Tutkija Ville Jokinen Micronovassa materiaalinäyte kädessään, kuva Aino Huovio