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Matti Kummu
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Associate Professor Matti Kummu understands the importance of water in all life

From being a young researcher in a development project in Cambodia to being an Associate Professor at Aalto, Matti Kummu has had an impact on not just on research, but also on his colleagues as a researcher, teacher and mentor in the field of water resources.
Emilia Lahti archives
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Journal awards Emilia Lahti's sisu study as article of the year

Other parts of Emilia Lahti's dissertation examine sisu from the angles of ultra-running and systems intelligence. The hybrid-type doctoral thesis is in its final stretch.

International Women's Day 2021 - celebrating the women of PHYS!

Article highlighting the accomplishments of the women from the Physics Department
Research & Art
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New Marketing Specialist for Summer School

Johanna Fagerström is the new Marketing Specialist for Aalto University Summer School.
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Alumna Juulia Suvilehto is studying how coronavirus is affecting social behaviour and touching

The research targets Nordic countries, and it is still possible to participate in the study. On International Women's Day Suvilehto wants to thank inspiring female role models and to draw attention to the fact that women tend to be the ones who take care of community well-being.
Incidents, Research & Art
Juulia Suvilehto. Photo: Aleksandre Asatiani.

Entrepreneurs build the future instead of predicting it

Get behind the scenes with the teachers behind this year’s courses at Aalto University Summer School. Lidia Borisova, Head of Education, Aalto Ventures Program and Simo Lahdenne, university teacher, dig deeper into their course Entrepreneurial Path.
Cooperation, Studies, University
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Aalto is a partner in the New European Bauhaus initiative

The EU initiative imagines future ways of living by combining design, culture, social inclusion, science and technology.
Camilo Cortes' Reina bench Photo: Karoliina Paappa

New data visualization provides creative ways of analyzing the genetic ancestry of Finland

A new study conducted at the University of Helsinki succeeded in assessing the genetic ancestry of more than 18,000 Finns. Aalto ARTS contributed to the study’s information design and interactive data visualization.
Cooperation, Research & Art
Interactive data visualization analysis of the genetic ancestry of Finland.

Students developed a product portfolio optimization tool for SOK

According to the Sales Director of SOK, the outcomes of the project are significant for the company.
Cooperation, Studies
Emotion Itäkeskus


Read the final report of the studies carried out within the DICTION consortium.
Research & Art

Excavation on Otaniementie to start 3rd March

The excavation work will take place on Otaniementie at the northern and southern sides of Otakaari junction from Wednesday 3rd March.
Raide-Jokeri havainnekuva Ainonaukio, Otaniemi Kuva: Raide-Jokeri

Community wellbeing is one of the four School of Business key strategic initiatives

The first actions aim at enhancing the wellbeing of students, faculty, and staff during the pandemic.
Kuvassa näkyvät professori Rebecca Piekkari ja HR-päällikkö Eliisa Lassila. Kuvan otti Roope Kiviranta Aalto-yliopistosta.

New users to renovated Aalto University Töölö

The renovated former main building of the School of Business, Aalto Töölö, has come to life with the commissioning of the building. Two new users have been secured in the office spaces of the upper floors.
Aalto Töölö yläaula

Finnish universities join forces to train 5G experts

FITech universities, and the University of Helsinki are using a million euros in funding from the Ministry of Education and Culture to launch expert training in 5G technology. The courses will be open to all, and free of charge. Training will also be available as a minor subject for university students.
Press releases
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Pedagogical training: Sustainability in Teaching 2-3 cr, elective course, 5.3.-16.4.2021

Are you interested in developing sustainability in your own teaching and discuss the themes with your colleaques? Come and join this new pilot course. Course will also be offered as part of UNITE co-operation to maximum of 5 european teachers.
How to plan a course with entrepreneurial and innovation elements
Conferences and workshops

Train the Trainers: How to design and plan a course with entrepreneurial and innovation elements

A 3-day course, where you will be introduced to an approach to designing and planning a university course combining discipline-specific elements with entrepreneurial and innovation elements.

Defence of Dissertation in the field of Mechanical Engineering , M. Sc. (Tech.) Petri Kalliomäki

Name of the thesis "Exchange airflows through doorways induced by door opening and occupant movement"
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Online event

How to write a book?

Join this event, to learn what writing a book requires, what are good practices to engage in when thinking about writing your own book as well as concrete tools that will help shape your ideas up into a coherent whole.
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