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Shaking up Tech brings hundreds of female students together to explore technology

Showcasing technologies ranging from spider silk stretching to VR trips through space and talks from inspiring speakers, the event made it clear that technology is for everyone.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Shakin up Tech, biomimeettinen silkki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

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
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Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

Eero Kontturi appointed Associate Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering

Professor Kontturi’s field of research is Materials Chemistry of Cellulose.
Appointments
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Eero Kontturi. Kuva: Lasse Lecklin / Aalto-yliopisto

Small Finland is a big player in the circular economy of metals

Finland was chosen to lead the strategic planning for battery recycling in Europe. Two key reasons for this achievement are the high-level research carried out in Finland and the close cooperation within the sector.
Research & Art
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Professor Mari Lundström Aalto University

Valuable waste

Waste incineration by-products can contain a great deal of valuable and heavy metals. These metals should not be wasted.
Research & Art
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Tuhkaa ämpärissä/ Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

Fortum and Aalto University tighten their cooperation

3-year Memorandum of Understanding aims to promote bioeconomy and circular economy.
Cooperation
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Aalto-yliopiston rehtori Ilkka Niemelä ja Fortumin toimitusjohtaja Pekka Lundmark allekirjoittavat aiesopimuksen yhteistyöstä 5.4.2019

What times, what customs!

The Dean of the School of Chemical Engineering Kristiina Kruus doesn’t miss the job interview customs of the previous millennium.
Aalto Magazine, University
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Kristiina Kruus Aalto Magazinessa. Kuva: Kalle Kataila.

Mikko Nisula’s research into lithium-ion batteries resulted in a Dissertation of the Year award and a researcher’s position at Ghent University

Prizes were awarded to the best master’s theses and doctoral dissertations at the graduation ceremony of the School of Chemical Engineering
Honoured, Studies
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Kemian tekniikan korkeakoulun tutkintotodistustenjakotilaisuus 27.3.2019 / Kuva: Helena Seppälä

Chemical technology education fosters sustainable development and opens doors to employment

School of Chemical Engineering provides students with capacities to work for the climate, the environment and sustainable development.
Studies
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Olarin lukiolaisia Kemian tekniikan korkeakoulun opiskelijamarkkinoinnin työpajassa 8.2.2019/ Kuva: Helena Seppälä

Jukka Seppälä appointed Vice Dean for Research at the School of Chemical Engineering

The Vice Dean's term will begin on 1 April 2019.
Appointments
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Professori Jukka Seppälä / Kuva: Anni Hanen

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

Michael Hummel appointed as Associate Professor

Michael Hummel will start in the beginning of May, 2019.
Appointments
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Michael Hummel ja Kristiina Kruus allekirjoittamassa sopimusta

Europe and Finland have the potential to become world leaders in battery recycling

Batteries are needed for energy storage and electric transport – both play a significant role in climate control. In addition, the continuous growth in consumer electronics usage further increases the demand for batteries.
Research & Art
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Seminar, battery

Attitude, attitude and attitude - students received advice on working life at the School of Chemical Engineering's CHEM Career Forum

The Career Forum attracted more than 20 companies and nearly 300 students interested in working life and summer jobs.
Cooperation, Studies
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CHEM Urafoorumi 14.12.2018 Dipolissa / Kuva: Helena Seppälä

Research enhances understanding of sustainable production and consumption systems in circular economy

What does the recent research offer us in the fields of metal- and wood-based fiber systems for circular economy? How can we build sustainable business models and governance of circular systems? These issues were taken a closer look at Aalto Sustainability Hub’s seminar in November 2018.
Research & Art
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Aalto Sustainability Hub / Mari Lundström

Half a million funding from Business Finland for the development of circular economy of metals

The funded sub-project of Aalto is part of SYMMET, which is searching for solutions to the increasing need for metallic materials.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Metallurgian tutkimuslaitteistoa / kuva: Glen Forde

Finland to lead European battery industry research into recycling - project will be led by Outotec and Aalto University

The European Commission has invited Finland to coordinate battery industry related research into recycling in Europe.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Akkututkija tekemässä tutkimusta / Kuva Nita Vera

New method enables the recovery of trace platinum concentrations

Renewable energy and electric traffic will increase the need for critical metals. Even the smallest quantities of metal must be recovered.
Research & Art
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Platinalla pinnoitettu hiilipala / Kuva: Petteri Halli

Metals needed for climate solutions – will what we have be enough?

Metal recovery and production processes using secondary raw materials must be developed and awareness of the need for recycling increased.
Research & Art
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Liikenne / kuva: Adolfo Vera

Creating a unique professional profile by combining different fields of science

Professor Daniel Lindberg, a geologist and a chemist, encourages his students to study combinations of different subjects and fields of science.
Research & Art
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Professori Daniel Lindberg, kuva Mortti Saarnia