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Aalto University invests in international cooperation in digital twin research

The MACHINAIDE project explores the prerequisites for collaboration between digital twin devices made by various manufacturers and for the efficient combination of information from them.
Research & Art
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Infographics explaining the Machinaide projects

SHIVER – An advanced ice model for designing offshore wind turbines

More accurate models will provide the information and tools needed to design novel and more sustainable wind turbines and offshore structures in ice infested seas.
Cooperation
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Shiver

Aalto University and Valmet challenge Junction participants to create a Service Workshop of the Future

Hackers participating at Junction are challenged to enhance roll grinding with sensor data and visualization tools. 
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Aalto University and Valmet challenge at Junction

Aalto University joins Reboot IoT Factory to reform industry with digital solutions – aiming at an impact of EUR 1 billion

Aalto Industrial Internet Campus has been invited to participate in the second phase of Reboot IoT Factory ecosystem that develops digital solutions for the Finnish manufacturing industry.
Cooperation
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Man operating a paper machine rotor with iPad

Perspectives on safety presented at ISSAV and ESWC 2019

The twin events featured a number of experts presenting their work on safety in a variety of engineering contexts.
Research & Art
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ISSAV/ESWC 2019 attendees pose for a group photo.

Tiina Tuurnala named as Aalto University School of Engineering Alumna of the Year 2019

'My current position is an excellent vantage point for working toward zero-emission seafaring together with other stakeholders.'
Appointments, Press releases
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Tiina Tuurnala, Alumna of the Year 2019, School of Engineering

The water we eat

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.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Mika Jalava – The water we eat

Olli Varis appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor

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.
Appointments
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Olli Varis nimitetty Aalto-professoriksi

Understanding the past helps train future engineers

Saara Matala, Doctor of Technology and historian, studied last spring the role of Nokia engineers in the development of mobile platform security
Research & Art
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Saara Matala on tekniikan tohtori ja historioitsija

At the edge of the world in pursuit of ship safety

What is it like to go to the Antarctic on business?
Research & Art
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Lu Liangliang and S.A. Agulhas II in the Antarctica

LuxTurrim5G ecosystem builds smart cities

The industry group lead by Nokia Bell Labs is building key enablers for a fast 5G network based on smart light poles, which will form the digital backbone of future smart cities.
Research & Art
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LuxTurrim5G

Panu Sainio appointed School of Engineering technology manager

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).
Appointments
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Teknologiapäällikkö Panu Sainio

Estimating the wear and tear of ice on physical structures over coming decades or even centuries

To face the challenges of a warming climate, a new technique determines the long-term effects of moving Arctic ice on bridges or wind turbines
Press releases, Research & Art
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Ice rubbling

Jukka Tuomi was a pioneer in 3D knowledge

Jukka Tuomi, Research Director, died on 11 April 2019 by a rapidly progressing illness. He was one of the world's leading 3D printing experts. In remembrance of him we republish this Everyday choices interview on the Aalto University Magazine issue 20. The column focuses on the personal choices experts make in association with their field of research.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Tutkimusjohtaja Jukka Tuomi. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Aalto University students win innovation competition with autonomous hoist

Students turned a regular indoor hoist into a robot with artificial intelligence.
Honoured
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Innovaatiokilpailun voittanut joukkue.

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

From nanopaper to pancakes, student-built devices at Mechatronic Circus put on a variety show

Mechatronics course culminates in an event featuring student projects and circus antics.
Studies
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mekatroniikan sirkus 2019 robottikäsi asmo kaasinen ja olli malmi

€32 million funding boost for Smart Cities Research in Tallinn & Helsinki

Smart Cities Centre of Excellence to be established as a joint project between Tallinn University of Technology and Aalto University
Cooperation, Press releases
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Image: Mikko Raskinen.

Call for abstracts: ISSAV/ESWC 2019 (UPDATE: Deadline extended!)

Submit your abstract for the International Seminar on Safety and Security of Autonomous Vessels and European STAMP Workshop and Conference.
Research & Art
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Kandidaattikeskuksen Y-osa ulkoapäin / Kuvaaja Tuomas Uusheimo

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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