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Food production accounts for up to 70% of the global consumption of fresh water, the substance that is so essential to life. We need to change our diets to keep the Earth’s water from running out as its population increases rapidly.
Professor Olli Varis of the Department of Built Environment, School of Engineering, has been appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor. The title is awarded to professors of exceptional academic merit.
Welcome to participate in a research project that undertakes a cross-cultural comparison of the perceived risk involved in walking near or crossing roads when using a smart phone or when affected by alcohol.
Sainio's responsibilities include the development of the school's Technical Support Services and the Aalto Works block in association with the future users of the block as well as Aalto Campus & Real Estate (ACRE).
Humans have long altered the natural state of rivers. Now nature’s own methods can help us to manage rivers more sustainably.
A crucial part of the circular economy, wastewater can give us essential nutrients in an environmentally friendly way.
Changing water circulation to resemble more the natural cycle with nature-based solutions.
Smart Cities Centre of Excellence to be established as a joint project between Tallinn University of Technology and Aalto University
Only a fraction of the water on Earth is drinkable, so we need ways to use it smartly.
Most of the water we consume is hidden in food production, so we need to carefully choose what we put on our plates.
Solar power seen as expensive without reason – already a viable option for one in three residential buildings
According to researchers, legal reform could spur a majority of properties to become energy producers.
Assistant Professor Matti Kummu secures €2 million ERC grant to explore sustainable ways to meet the growing food demand
The main aim is to assess globally what are the feasible opportunities to meet the future food demand with sustainable use of natural resources.
Anna Mikola, DSc (Tech.), has been appointed Professor of Practice at the School of Engineering in the field of municipal wastewater treatment starting 1 November 2018.
The course is a unique opportunity to work with your hands and to build an exhibition in a group with many talents - including science.
International scientific publications are flooded with manuscripts. We asked Gustaf Olsson – professor emeritus and member of several editorial boards – what makes an article stand out.
The area of responsibility for Professor Virrantaus is teaching and her term runs from 1 July 2018 to 31 July 2021. Professor Kujala's area of responsibility is research, and his term runs from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2021.
Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.
Innovators are invited to develop apps that improve life on earth by utilising satellite data.
Aalto University’s new Professor of Practice Maria Clavert promotes technology education from basic education to university level and teacher education.
Doctoral graduate Natalie Segercrantz likens research work to being an explorer. In a laboratory, one can encounter something that has never been witnessed before.