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BScBA Program alumnus Pekka Lehtinen
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School of Business alumni story: Pekka Lehtinen

School of Business, Mikkeli Campus alumnus Pekka Lehtinen has had a long career and he continues to value the skills he gathered during studies: ”Teamwork and the skill to think outside the box have brought the biggest insights into my career.”
QDC Labs cryostat, group leader Mikko Möttönen
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Professor Mikko Möttönen wins Väisälä prize

The Väisälä Prize is awarded by the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters to a young researcher for achievements in the field of mathematics and science. It is the 21st time that the prize has been awarded, and this year there are two winners

A new podcast reveals how computer science is involved in pretty much everything

A new Finnish podcast explains how technology plays a key role in solving different kinds of problems
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Risto Sarvas pitelee näppäimistöä olallaan ja katsoo hymyillen kameraan.

Student Niina Tapanainen: I study technology because I want to improve people's lives

During her bachelor's studies, Niina selected information technology as her major. She is encouraging people to be open-minded about combining technology and the humanities.
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Opiskelija Niina Tapanainen talvella Otaniemessä.

Fashion Design graduates among finalists in the Designers' Nest competition

Graduates from Fashion Design are once again paving the way for Finnish fashion design with their innovative and unique collections.
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three models wearing candle headpieces and capes

Part of the Konemiehentie will be closed - traffic arrangements are changing

At the end of January, part of Konemiehentie and one lane of Sähkömiehentie will be closed. The ST1 site on Sähkömiehentie is currently being demolished.
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Konemiehentie liikennejärjestelyt

Aalto granted 15.4 million euros for profiling

The objective is to produce revolutionary expertise in four areas: AI-driven healthcare, Computational imagination, Co-innovating circular systems and Leading for creativity
Research & Art, University
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Tummien värialueiden lomassa glitterimäisiä sinisiä ja kultaisia raitoja, kuva Valeria Azovskaya

Open University course Sustainability in Business begins in February 2021

Join our sustainability course and deepen your understanding of how business operations impact society and the environment, and what kind of roles organizations can play in addressing sustainability challenges.
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Sustainability day

Student Zachary Burda wants to develop robots that make people's everyday lives easier

Zachary studies automation and he has admired Aalto's modern and entrepreneur-friendly outlook since he was in upper secondary school
Studies
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Opiskelija Zachary Burda Dipolin edessä talvella Otaniemessä.

All Aalto students have access to gender studies

Hilma network offers courses for the students and training for teachers.
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Ylhäältä otetussa kuvassa opiskelijat istuvat pöydän ääressä Oppimiskeskuksen värikkäissä tiloissa

School of Business alumni story: Tuuli Hakkarainen

Unlike most of her fellow students, School of Business, Mikkeli Campus alumna Tuuli Hakkarainen chose an academic career path. She defended her dissertation in December 2020, and in her doctoral thesis she examined expertise sharing within multinational corporations.
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The BScBA Program alumna Tuuli Hakkarainen

New funding to commercialise high-tech liquid-repelling coatings

New funding to get damage-resistant, liquid-repelling surfaces out of the laboratory and onto solar panels, skis, and more
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Taiteellinen kuva panssaroidusta superhydrofobisesta pinnasta, joka kestää iskuja ja hylkii nesteitä tehokkaasti. Kuva: Juha Juvonen.

Professor Mikael Rinne: Fracture mechanics in rock engineering

'Fracture mechanics is an important part of rock engineering, but it’s very difficult to predict accurately where, when and how fractures appear,' says Rinne in his installation talk.
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Installation talks, Mikael Rinne

Jani Romanoff appointed vice dean at the School of Engineering 

Romanoff is a highly accomplished teacher and developer of teaching.
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Jani Romanoff

Events

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Exhibitions and fairs

Maija Annikki Savolainen: /d a t a c e n t r e

/d a t a c e n t r e by artist Maija Annikki Savolainen is an exhibition shifting through time.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
Dissertations
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Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Brain & Mind Computational Seminar

A monthly seminar and venue for informal conversation about topics such as artificial intelligence, neuroscience, human behaviour, and digital humanities. Welcome!
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