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Professor of practice Tua Björklund. Photo: Mortti Saarnia
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To experiment and explore

Curiosity breeds creativity says professor of practice Tua Björklund.
Master's student Emmi Krantz standing outside / Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science
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Besides coders, computer science needs professionals interested in humans

Master student of Software and Service Engineering, Emmi Kranz wants to approach technology from a human perspective

Alumni Salli Aikio: "I want to make an impact and build a better future through sustainable metals processing"

Projects with companies working in the field, interesting trainee positions and a passion for sustainability. Salli Aikio graduated in: 2019 from the Master’s program in Sustainable Metals Processing.
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Salli in the forest smiling

Alumni Adel Assad: "My goal is to be in the front line of creating a greener planet with sustainable solutions"

Honorary academic achievements, contributions towards the student community and a passion towards building a better future, Adel Assad graduated 2019 from the Master’s program in Functional Materials. He studied a minor in Fibre and Polymers Engineering.
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Adel smiling

Joan Lofgren: Hybrid course ensures the students can complete the course whether they are on campus or not

This academic year started in very different circumstances than usually. Joan Lofgren, the Director of the Bachelor’s Program in International Business, teaches the Global Business Environment course to first-year students at Mikkeli Campus. This year the course was delivered using a hybrid format due to the COVID-19 situation.
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Program Director Joan Lofgren with GBE course syllabus

Chemistry and business students developed plant-based products with Valio

A team of two Master’s students collaborated with Valio in a 6-month Aalto Thesis project.
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Two lab-coated women in a laboratory looking at pipes.

Argumenta project for the professorship of history of architecture and architectural conservation

The project aims at deepening and increasing public discussion and societal impact on the fate of the modern building stock.
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Korkealta (Hotelli Clarionista) otettu maisemakuva Helsingin Hietalahdesta, etualalla merta

Hollywood costume design goes sustainable

A textile artist sees natural materials as the future for costumes in television and film.
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Urs Dieker working with wood, kuva Eren Öztekin

Nordic project to enhance circularity of textiles

Doubling the life of textiles will reduce the climate impact by 40-50%. Still most of the used textiles generated in the Nordic region is incinerated instead of being reused, remanufactured and recycled. To enhance circularity of textiles a two-year Nordic project has been initiated.
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Kuva: Eeva Suorlahti

Everyday choices: Nitin Sawhney, how do we cooperate in times of crisis?

Professor of Practice Sawhney examines the role of technology and cooperation in crisis using transdisciplinary human-centered design practices.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Professori Nitin Sawhney istumassa rannalla, kuva: Veera Konsti

Alumnus Noah Peysson: ‘I learnt problem solving from the holistic aspect of the Creative Sustainability programme’

The program also helped me develop a more critical perspective on the information and solutions that are given to us.
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Creative Sustainability -alumni Noah Peysson. Kuva: Roope Kiviranta / Aalto-yliopisto

Artificial intelligence provides students more individualized teaching

New digital tools enhance learning and improve the predictability of studies.
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Opiskelua, kuvituskuva. Kuvaaja: Aino Huovio

Who: Alumna Ksenia Avetisova is a human at the heart of technology

Ksenia Avetisova moves around the virtual world as part of her job, but what brought her to Finland was a live rock gig.
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Aallon alumni Ksenia Avetisova katsoo peiliin järven rannalla, kuva: Aleksi Poutanen

‘I’m happy I didn’t go anywhere else’ – HAIC scholars very satisfied with their studies at Aalto

As top applicants, Rina Shmeleva and Parinaz Avaznejad received scholarships for their master’s studies and now they share their study experiences
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Student Ekaterina Shmeleva from School of Science standing at Otaniemi campus / photo Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Laptop computer keyboard detail / photo: Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Aalto CS Theory Seminar

Weekly series of talks on a broad scope of Computer Science theory.
Aalto Sustainability Week logo / Jasmin Järvinen
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Aalto Sustainability Week

Aalto Sustainability Week promotes sustainability and sustainable development at Aalto. The week is organized 26.-30.10.2020.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
Aalto EE kuvitus
Lectures and seminars

Aalto University Executive Education webinars

Aalto University Executive Education organizes open events, webinars, and program info sessions on a regular basis.
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