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Vastaajat arvioivat organisaation näkökulmasta esimerkiksi sitä, ovatko ihmiset lämpimiä ja hyväksyviä toisiaan kohtaan tai tuovatko he toisten parhaat puolet esiin.  Kuvituskuva,Unto_Rautio_Aalto

Systems intelligent organisations succeed – regardless of structures

Aalto University researchers have created a new metric for a successful organisation capable of learning.

Ligniinillä käsitelty tuoli

Bio-based coating for wood outperforms traditional synthetic options

Researchers turn a non-toxic residue into wood coating that resists abrasion-, stain-, and sunlight.

Samuel Kaski

Samuel Kaski receives major international funding for the development of AI methods

Aalto University Professor Samuel Kaski has been awarded the Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellowship to establish a new center of excellence. The funding relates to Kaski’s work at the University of Manchester, but Finnish research on modeling user intent will also benefit.

Omnidirectional Transmitter, image: Prasad Jayathurathnage/Aalto University

New type of wireless charger can charge multiple devices simultaneously

Device transfers energy with 90% efficiency within 20-centimetre charging range

Kaksi henkilöä kampuksella.

Putting our values into action – See Code of Conduct updates

Code of Conduct, our common ’fair play rules’ touch all of us


News from Aalto schools

Latest news from Aalto's six schools and their departments. 

Event highlights

Aalto Day One of the Academic year 2021–2022 event image
Online event

Aalto Day One 7.9.2021

Aalto Day One – opening of the academic year 2021–2022.
Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021
Exhibitions and fairs

Helsinki Design Week 2021 lands in Otaniemi in September, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

What kinds of design do future generations need? Luxurious biocolours from fields, wearable solar cells and a lot more. Take a look into the future!
Särkyvää - Keramiikka uuden äärellä -näyttely EMMA-museossa toukokuu2021_elokuu2022
Exhibitions and fairs

Ceramics Facing the New in EMMA Museum

The exhibition highlights the significance of clay for humanity while exploring contemporary environmental concerns and disintegration of social structures.
Street Project
Exhibitions and fairs

Main Street Project – How to turn a car-dominated road into a user-based and liveable street

The aim of this project is to design services that can serve as platforms for co-creating value with the partners of the university, opening the Aalto campus to the city and turning a road into a lively street and community.
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Collineations grounds

Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors
Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work event picture
Online event

Resilient Leadership for Hybrid Work

Navigating new challenges to performance and wellness


Juha Siitonen. Kuvalähde: Aalto-yliopisto/ Juha Siitonen
Appointments, Research & Art Published:

Juha Siitonen (Ph.D) has been appointed Assistant Professor (1st term) at the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science

Professuurin ala on orgaaninen kemia. Viiden vuoden määräaikainen tehtävä alkaa 1.1.2022.
Professor Paler infront of the Comptuer Science department
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Alexandru Paler: Creating software for quantum computers

The newest professor to join the department of computer science tells us about how, when you cut through all the hype, quantum computing is full of interesting challenges that unites diverse fields
Professor Dominic Stead
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Professor Dominic Stead focuses on cities that encourage us to use more sustainable modes of transport

He is one of the leading academic researchers in this field with a multidisciplinary approach, an extensive research record and an outstanding publication record.  
A photo of Lucie Hradecká
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Lucie Hradecká starts as Information Specialist in Research Services

Lucie Hradecká works in Open Science and ACRIS team.

Content highlights

Explore Aalto University through a variety of content!

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Näytös 2021 student fashion show - Aalto University (external link)

The annual Aalto ARTS fashion students' show is held virtually in 2021, due to the global covid-19 pandemic. This is the full show.

The Best Thing Today Psychology Podcast (Summer Green)

Academic Workload (external link)

No time to manage energy and no energy to manage time.

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Engineering science makes ships lighter and more environmentally friendly | Aalto Blogs (external link)

With innovative structures and materials, we can reduce cruise ship’s hull weight by 20%.

Piirroskuva ihmisestä digimaailmassa, piirros: Sanni Wessman

The builders of digital trust

A society gone online needs encrypters, white hats and appropriately suspicious citizens.

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