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28 results for News, Department of Mechanical Engineering

At the edge of the world in pursuit of ship safety

What is it like to go to the Antarctic on business? At the end of 2018, Doctoral Candidate Lu Liangliang left for a hundred-day voyage to find out.
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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Voyage to Antarctica: Lost vessels

Part 3 of 3. Lu Liangliang files his final report from the Antarctic before returning to Finland.
Research & Art
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SA Agulhas II

Addcomposites helps small businesses automate the manufacturing of composite parts

The start-up that began as a student project aims for the international market. Their goal is to be Europe's top solution in a growing field.
Research & Art
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Addcomposites startup photo Annamari Tolonen

Scenario-based risk management for polar waters

Aalto University’s Marine and Arctic Technology Research Group has outlined a new project to develop risk-based guidelines which holistically consider the impact of risks in ice infested waters.
Research & Art
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Aalto Ice Tank

Aalto University developing digital twins in manufacturing industry

Aalto University develops digital twins for the manufacturing industry together with Konecranes, Ideal PLM, Siemens, Remion and RD Velho.Aalto University is creating a network of companies interested in developing digital twin technology. Start-ups and SMEs offering products or services in analytics, product development and maintenance are of special interest, but the network welcomes everyone interested in the field.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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DigiTwin Demo Day, photo by Anna-Mari Tolonen, Aalto University

Voyage to Antarctica: From Penguin Bukta to Larsen C

Part 2 of 3. Lu Liangliang reports from the Antarctic at the beginning of the new year.
Research & Art
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Emperor penguins

How to use artificial intelligence to augment multidisciplinary education

Using semantic matching to find teachers and students for the FITech Summer Boost course.
Cooperation
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artificial intelligence in education

Aalto University to establish network of companies interested in digital twin development

Digital twins are virtual copies of their physical pairs and can transform product development and maintenance.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Industrial_Internet_kuvituskuva photo_Mikko_Raskinen

Assistant Professor Junhe Lian strives for better steel materials

The properties of material have crucial effects on the end products’ functionality. Professor Junhe Lian aims to improve the materials used in 3D printing or any other manufacturing process. He is focusing on metal.
Appointments
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Junhe Lian

Voyage to Antarctica: World of ice

Part 1 of 3. Lu Liangliang checks in from aboard the SA Agulhas II after departing Cape Town for Antarctica.
Research & Art
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iceberg