Degree Programme Committee
The duties of the School of Engineering Degree Programme Committee cover the administrative tasks related to degree education – this includes the evaluation and approval of bachelor's and master's theses, decisions on degree programme development as well as quality assurance and feedback processing.
The degree programme committee also prepares proposals for the Academic Committee for Engineering regarding degree programme curricula, degree requirements and admission criteria.
The administration of the Master's Programme in Advanced Energy Solutions is handled by a separate degree programme committee.
Degree programme committee membership
The committee has a minimum of seven members from the degree programmes represented in the committee. At least four of the members are elected from among teachers – of which at least two must be professors – and three are elected from among students by decision of the Aalto University Student Union. One of the professors is nominated as the committee chair and a vice chair is selected by the committee from among the professor members.
The term of office for the degree programme committee is four years. The term of office for the committee's student members is one year.
Deputies of committee members given in parentheses.
- Jani Romanoff, chair
- Sven Bossuyt (Risto Kosonen)
- Ari Ekroos (Petri Rönnholm)
- Antti Peltokorpi ( Wojciech Solowski)
- Marko Keskinen (Marketta Kyttä)
- Atte Jämsén (-)
- Aatu Jäntti (Tuuli Inkinen)
- Ollimatti Särkelä ( Maria Romo)
Presenting officials of the committee are Mirka Jalonen, Börje Helenius, Jaana Kauppi, Päivi Kauppinen, Katri Koistinen, Saara Kanerva, Leila Kuusela, Erika Ruohonen, Saara Sokolnicki, Sanni Valkeapää, Aino Roms and Helena Suonsilta (secretary of the committee).
Meetings and deadlines
Below, you will find the committee's meeting dates as well as their associated deadlines and decision dates for thesis topic applications and approval of completed theses.
Dates marked as No meeting are aimed for bachelor's degree students and those master's degree students whose thesis has been approved in a previous meeting and wish to graduate.
|Deadline for applications (Monday)||Meeting date (Monday)||Decision date (Wednesday)|
|31 December 2021||24 January||26 January|
|31 January||7 *||17|
|28 February||21 March||23 March|
|28 March||No meeting||13 April|
|25 April||16 May||18 May|
|30 May||13 June||15 June|
|27 June||No meeting||13 July|
|29 July||22 August||24 August|
|29 August||No meeting||14 September|
|26 September||10 October||12 October|
|31 October||No meeting||16 November|
|21 November||12 December||14 December|
|30 December||January 2023||January 2023|
* Additional meeting for curriculum topics, no MSc theses