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Aalto University / Salu Ylirisku / photo: Linda Koskinen
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What does a Doctor of Arts do at the School of Electrical Engineering?

Salu Ylirisku, Doctor of Arts, teaches design process and related skills to aspiring engineers at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Unified chargers charging station  jukka anttonen matias maenpaa photo Annamari Tolonen
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Unified Chargers power the revolution of electric cars

Aalto-based company wants to make advanced charging technology more accessible

Auroral crackling sounds are related to the electromagnetic resonances of the Earth

A study that correlates the sound of the Northern Lights with the Schumann resonances
Research & Art, Studies, University
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Sounds of aurora borealis

Media Lab alumni: Juan Carlos Vasquez

Juan Carlos Vasquez is a composer, sound artist and researcher who was awarded as the Primus Master in the Aalto ARTS conferment ceremony this summer. He has been an active member of the Media Lab as a student, researcher and lecturer and has accomplished during his years in Aalto more than many of us could even dream of.
Honoured, Research & Art
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arts conferment ceremony

Aalto quantum computing spinout secures €11.45m in funding

IQM hopes to commercialise groundbreaking research from Aalto and VTT
University
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Wafer of qubits

'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.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto

New biomaterials and their market potential are at the centre of interest in the United States

How can bio-based materials be adopted as an alternative to synthetic plastics on an industrial scale? Is it possible for environmentally friendly textile production to be profitable?
Cooperation, University
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New York_June 2019

Open University is an excellent route to the School of Business

Open University studies eventually led to Anni Johansson to becoming a degree student at the School of Business, and the firm belief that she had chosen the right field.
Studies
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Kuvassa näkyy Anni Johansson. Kuva: Susanna Rosin.

The Finnish EU presidency gets a dose of Aalto visual food for thought

Materials Matter, and Fragile Water, two popular Aalto University exhibitions, are being featured as part of the Finnish EU presidency, which started at the beginning of July, and which runs for six months.
Research & Art, University
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Fragile Water display at Helsinki-Vantaa airport

Aalto University FaCT MA students meet with success in international fashion and textile competitions of summer 2019

Anna Sorri won the Young Talents for Sustainable Thinking by Salvatore Ferragamo contest and Anni Salonen is shortlisted in three different categories at the ITS Talent event.
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Photo: MRC Photo

Architecture students designed a wooden pavillion in front of the Design Museum

The pavillion is a Finnish-British modern interpretation of a tea house.
Cooperation, Studies, University
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Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

High energy works in an entrepreneurial community, but peace works in the funeral home

Affect research explores how affects, sensory and bodily sensations, are created, and how they have an effect on employees and customers in organisations.
Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyy workshopin osallistujia. Kuva: Johanna Moisander.

New book from Professor Vesa Puttonen

The book ”Navigating the investment minefield” by H. Kent Baker and Vesa Puttonen has been published.
Research & Art
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The book Navigating the investment minefield

Passion and patience are the most important qualities for a researcher

Professor Caterina Soldano aims for developing next generation electronics
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professor Caterina Soldano, photo Annamari Tolonen

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.
Monikulttuurisen työyhteisön tapaaminen / Kuvaaja Aalto-yliopisto, Unto Rautio
Lectures and seminars

Summer courses!

Registration for the Open University Summer courses starts on April 10th.
Processed soil samples from the Venice lagoon area on display in the Research Pavilion
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
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