News highlights

Apulaisprofessori Petra Vokata. Kuva: Lasse Lecklin / Aalto-yliopisto
Research & Art, Studies Published:

Doctor's career path: Assistant Professor Petra Vokata

‘Top conferences in my field were great opportunities for networking and receiving valuable feedback on research.’
Nikolai Denissov standing outdoors wearing a blue shirt. Behind him there are green trees.
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By studying software and service engineering, you will learn truly useful skills

Nikolai Denissov jumped out of his comfort zone, moved to Finland to study software engineering, and now he wants to stay for good

Will the news anchor of the future be an artificial person?

ITP students developed a concept of an artificial person for Yle.
Aalto University / students at Aalto University / Unto Rautio

Doctor’s career path: CEO Sami Itani’s story

‘Doctoral studies consist of team-based project work in which you can act as your own project manager.’
Research & Art
KTT Sami Itani

What can we learn from the pandemic?

Aalto University's studio discussion focused on what the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about the importance of the environment for health and wellbeing.
Research & Art, Studies
kaksi naista istuu punaisilla tuoleilla studiossa keskustelemassa, taustalla musta verho ja keltainen lattia

Aalto BIZ Teacher of the Year 2020

Finance Assistant Professor Peter Nyberg has been nominated as the Aalto BIZ Teacher of the Year 2020.
Honoured, Research & Art
Assistant Professor Peter Nyberg, McKinsey Teacher of the Year 2020.

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars continue with a great lineup of speakers

MLCS gathers together people from different fields of science who have at least one thing in common, interest in machine learning
Research & Art
Machine Learning Coffee Seminar logo in purple and white colours

Young Designer of the Year 2020 Ervin Latimer wants to highlight minorities

Latimer’s winning work draws on drag culture. Outfits play with the sexes and are adaptable.
Appointments, Honoured, Studies
vaatemallit seisovat metsän keskellä ja katsovat kameraan

'I felt welcomed even though I’m not in Aalto physically' – new School of Business Master’s students got to network remotely with alumni

Aalto University School of Business alumni and new Master’s students gathered to network in Zoom platform. The alumni provided useful tips and advice for studies, career and employment.
Cooperation, Studies
Ulkokuva Kauppakorkeakoulusta. Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto

A student team studied young people’s consumption, Finnishness and work

The project carried out for the Association for Finnish Work provided the student team with a versatile learning experience.
Cooperation, Studies
Projektitiimi Suomalaisen Työn Liitolle

Professors Markus Linder and Tapani Vuorinen invited to the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters

Professor of Biomolecular Materials Markus Linder and Professor of Wood Chemistry Tapani Vuorinen from the School of Chemical Engineering at Aalto University have been elected as new members of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters.
Research & Art, University
Aalto logo

Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design student Elisa Defossez won the Materials Innovation prize at at NextGen Awards Première Vision

Elisa Defossez entered the competition with her Master’s Thesis Project Nukumori – Surfaces of coziness.
Honoured, Research & Art
NUKUMORI textile collection by Elisa Defossez

How changing from a state department to multinational corporation is reflected in top management decision-making

A study examined how Sonera's predecessor, the state-owned Telecom Finland, became more internationalised from 1987 to 1998.
Research & Art
Kuva: Esa Kapila.

Two suitcases and one man

Life is a game and this – working and studying – is my way of playing it, Kalevi Hyyrynen used to say. The Aalto alumnus, who remembered his alma mater generously in his will, was keen on learning new things throughout his life.
Aalto Magazine
Kuvassa Kalevi Hyyrynen, kuva: Hyyrysen kotialbumi


Event highlights of Aalto 

Solve the SDGs banner with Junction, Aalto University and Aalto Ventures Program logos

Solve the SDGs

Solve the SDGs is an online hackathon, where participants work together with world-class mentors to solve sustainability-related problems.
Project Underground: Whales Illustration: Sylvía Lind Birkiland (Icelandic University of Arts, Reykjavik), Ada Rotomskyte (VDA Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania) and Gintare Ruksenaite (School of Arts, Design and Architecture)
Exhibitions and fairs

The Project Underground: A Whale

This video installation project raises awareness of whales and their hunt.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar (MLCS)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars are weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and are held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
Lectures and seminars

Master's Thesis seminar in Building Technology 4/2020

Featuring presentations of master's thesis from the master's programme in Building Technology 4/2020 - 21.9.2020
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