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Pietari Keskinen
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Towards a better world by understanding context and user

Studies in information networks helped Pietari Keskinen to realised that making the world a better place calls for understanding of context, instead of hard technology.
Professor Lado in the physics department coffee room
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How to create things that don’t exist

The newest theoretical physics professor at Aalto calculates what we need to do to create electronic states that can’t otherwise exist in nature, and how we can harness them for quantum computing

Mika Järvinen turns slag and carbon dioxide into profitable business

Professor of Energy Technology believes that science should come up with solutions to major environmental problems
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Professori Mika Järvinen

Enter the Digisfääri!

For over 40 years, IT Days has been the biggest annual conference for IT professionals from Finnish higher education institution. . This year we wanted to be renewed, so we named the event Digisfääri. On 31 October – 1 November, 2019, Aalto University will welcome the best and brightest minds in IT education to Otaniemi, the campus of the future.
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digisfääri

School as a Service concept received the Human City Design Award

The award recognizes the creation of a more sustainable community and environment.
Campus, Honoured, University
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Human City Design Award Antti Ahlava Kuva: Anna Aminoff

Computer Science jumped to 56th in the Times Higher Education Ranking

Engineering and technology placed 101-125 in the world.
Research & Art, University
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Infografiikka tietotekniikan sijoituksesta 56:nneksi maailmassa.

Everyone benefits from corporate financial reporting

Artificial intelligence, balancing between global and local issues, and increased stress upon social and environmental issues bring challenges for future accountants.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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The picture shows Professor Ray Ball giving a keynote speech at the seminar organized at the School of Business.

About sisu and psychological safety

Doctoral student Emilia Lahti inspired her audience at Aalto Wellbeing Week. Take a look at the video!
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Keynote speaker Emilia Lahti at Aalto Wellbeing Week, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Helsinki becomes the Quantum epicentre

Quantum experts gather this week in Helsinki, to review the progress of European Quantum Technologies and future potential initiatives and programs
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Photo: Mikko Raskinen.

Professor Ray Sterling: Worldwide developments in urban underground planning

Watch the video recording of Professor Sterling's lecture.
Research & Art, Studies
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Professor Ray Sterling

Falling Walls Finland prize goes to novel eye research

Work on corneal blindness by competitor from University of Tampere gets the top prize at inaugral event at Aalto Design Factory
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Falling Walls. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Graphene substrate improves the conductivity of carbon nanotube network

Scientists at Aalto University, Finland, and the University of Vienna, Austria, have combined graphene and single-walled carbon nanotubes into a transparent hybrid material with conductivity higher than either component exhibits separately.
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an electron microscope image showing a carbon nanotube on top of a substrate of graphene

When physician and AI work together, the patient benefits

Doctoral student Iiris Sundin learned in her studies that a machine learning model could make use of a physician's silent knowledge which usually is never written down. This kind of model predicts best how a given patient will react to specific treatment.
Research & Art, Studies
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Iiris Sundin katselee taivaalle Laajalahden lintutornilla

Young people will upgrade your shopping trip with 5G technology

5G solutions developed by upper secondary school and higher education students were tested out at the A Bloc shopping centre in September.
Cooperation, Studies
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Aalto University / a child trying out VR glasses / photo: Atte Leskinen

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.
Critical Tide Seaweed Sculpture Oki naganode by Julia Lohmann photo: Noortje Knulst
Exhibitions and fairs

Critical Tide exhibition at the Design Museum’s Gallery

At a time of deep ecological crises, Critical Tide will open our eyes to the urgent issues our oceans face and showcase creative ways of intervening.
Tomorrow's Archives, Photo: Eeva Suorlahti
Exhibitions and fairs

Tomorrow's Archives

The Tomorrow’s Archives exhibition showcases experimental design by Aalto University students in collaboration with Iittala.
Zero Gravity 2.0 exhibition in Väre 11.10-22.10.2019
Exhibitions and fairs

Zero Gravity 2.0 Exhibition

Zero Gravity 2.0 exhibition at Väre Main Lobby
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