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professor Caterina Soldano, photo Annamari Tolonen
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Passion and patience are the most important qualities for a researcher

Professor Caterina Soldano aims for developing next generation electronics
Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto
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'We must look to the past, for a lesson in designing buildings for the future'

Architect Karin Krokfors says buildings should be designed to be adaptable over time. And that history holds plenty of examples for us to study.

Starting your studies in the Media Lab

Into is the central place to find the information regarding starting your studies as well as later student life.
Studies
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EURO2022 conference to be hosted by Aalto University

Largest European conference in operations research and management science to be hosted in Otaniemi in July 2022
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Kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo.

Win a trip to Berlin with ideas pitching competition

Falling Walls Lab Finland submission period closes soon, enter your research or business idea to be in a chance to compete in the international final
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Falling Walls

Maarintie to be closed to vehicles in September

Light rail construction work is underway at Maarintie. Pedestrian and cycling routes remain open, while route changes are possible
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Raide-Jokeri havainnekuva Ainonaukio, Otaniemi Kuva: Raide-Jokeri

Ahti Salo received the Edgeworth-Pareto Award

The award is given biennially to celebrate a researcher or practitioner who has demonstrated a high level of creativity in developing novel areas of application of Multiple Criteria Decision Making and associated methodology.
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Ahti Salo. Image; Matthew Allinson.

Matias Palva, Professor of Brain Signal Analytics, studies the mechanisms of the human mind and brain diseases

Understanding the brain mechanisms behind the diseases is important when developing targeted treatments
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Matias Palva. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Tomorrow's Sustainable Lifestyles Showcased in Otaniemi

One of Helsinki Design Week's main events, Designs for a Cooler Planet, will showcase Aalto University's cross-cutting future prototypes, such as a nanocellulose bicycle, microbial headphones and Ioncell clothes
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Nanocellulose bicycle Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

Data out in the open! Professor of Practice Pekka Nikander wants to build markets for data

Unlike most factors of production, we can reuse data limitlessly. Functional data markets would enable the utilisation of collected data for the benefit of society.
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Aalto University / data center / photo: Linda Koskinen

From clean energy to personalized medicine – a new book about the power of the university

The Aalto Effect is a tribute to the ambitious and uncompromising work of dozens of researchers.
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Aalto Effect book cover / Photo by Mikko Raskinen

“If you feel like an idiot every time you use a service, it isn’t very motivating”

Sari Kujala helped Kone improve its elevators and Fiskars make better axes. Now, she works as a deputy director in the DigiIN project that aims to ensure that digital services will not increase social exclusion.
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Tutkijatohtori Sari Kujala haluaa varmistaa, että sähköiset terveydenhuoltoalan palvelut tukevat ammattilaisten työtä mutta ovat myös tavallisille ihmisille mielekkäitä käyttää. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto

Applying for the Academy of Finland September call? Get help with your Data Management Plan (DMP)!

Data Management Specialists will help you to prepare a competitive Data Management Plan!
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Deep learning model detects diabetic eye diseases accurately

Finnish AI researchers have developed a deep learning system that may help detecting diabetic eye diseases, which could make doctors’ work easier and reduce healthcare costs
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Syväoppimismenetelmä auttaa tunnistamaan diabeteksen aiheuttamia silmäsairauksia.

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Keramiikkataidetta Venetsian tutkimuspaviljongissa
Exhibitions and fairs

Traces from the Anthropocene: Working with Soil in Research Pavilion #3 in Venice

Artist-researchers from Aalto ARTS conduct a multidisciplinary research project addressing ecological consequences of human imprint through ceramic art.
Image: Taneli Luotoniemi.
Exhibitions and fairs

IN TRANSITION - Mathematics and Art student exhibition at the Espoo Cultural Centre

The exhibition showcases student work from the Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors course
Information Technology Program (ITP)
Lectures and seminars

Information Technology Program summer studies

Complete 24 ECTS over the summer, solve real-life digital business challenges, and gain a unique skillset in information technologies, digital platforms or service design. Aalto ITP is an international and multi-disciplinary summer program taught at the School of Business.
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