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20 new Academy Projects to Aalto

The total funding granted by the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering is 8.9 million euros.
Aaltoon 20 uutta akatemiahanketta -uutisen kuvituskuva, kuva Aleksi Poutanen

The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering has decided on 8.9 million euros in funding for 20 new Academy Projects in Aalto University.

In the September 2018 call, the Academy of Finland had additional funding to promote the career of a younger generation of researchers. Of the 20 Aalto projects funded, 11 of them totalling nearly five million euros, are projects of the younger generation of researchers.

Academy Projects

Consortium MLDB: Model Management Systems: Machine learning meets Database Systems

Gionis, Aristides, Dept. of Computer Science, Aalto University 392 835e

Mathioudakis, Michael, University of Helsinki 399 914e

 

Consortium STARCLUB: Signal-Transmissive-Walls with Embedded Passive Antennas for Radio-Connected Low-Energy Urban Buildings

Haneda, Katsuyuki, Dept. of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University 393 550e

Lu, Xiaoshu, University of Vaasa 240 347e

 

Holmström, Jan, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management

Direct Operations

481 716e

 

Consortium @Quality4Roads: Road Distress Mapping Combining Expertise of Sensors and Point Cloud Processing, Surveying and Road Engineering

Hyyppä, Hannu, Dept. of Built Environment, Aalto University 398 118e

Vaaja, Matti, Dept. of Built Environment, 199 038e

Hyyppä, Juha, National Land Survey of Finland, FGI 399 118e

 

Consortium ALGALEAF: CO2 capturing leaf-inspired biocatalyst from photosynthetic cells and lignocellulosic building blocks

Kontturi, Eero, Dept. of Bioproducts and Biosystems, Aalto University 325 174e

Tammelin, Tekla, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 324 505e

 

Consortium BioFlow: Bioinspired organic redox flow batteries for sustainable and safe energy storage

Peljo, Pekka, Dept. of Chemistry and Materials Science, Aalto University 269 112e

Pihko, Petri, University of Jyväskylä 362 416e

 

Consortium HATTRIC: Hybrid amplitude/time-based transmitter for future wireless communications

Ryynänen, Jussi, Dept. of Electronics and Nanoengineering, Aalto University 398 381e

Anttila, Lauri, University of Tampere 396 091e

 

Consortium MAGNOMECHANICS: Microwave optomechanics with magnons

Sillanpää, Mika, Dept. of Applied Physics, Aalto University 327 850e

van Dijken, Sebastiaan, Dept. of Applied Physics 329 945e

Heikkilä, Tero, University of Jyväskylä 246 646e

 

Stenberg, Rolf, Dept. of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Efficient finite element methods in continuum mechanics

450 000e

 

Academy project funding for early-career researchers

Caro, Miguel, Dept. of Applied Physics

Towards accurate computational experimentation (COMPEX): machine-learning-driven simulation of nanocarbon synthesis

586 447e

 

Falkenbach, Heidi, Dept. of Built Environment

Outcomes of land policies in real estate markets

428 963e
 

Kubjas, Kaie, Dept. of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Algebraic geometry of hidden variable models in statistics

500 899e

 

Consortium P-CAP: Photo-controlled active plasmonics

Kuzyk, Anton, Dept. of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering, Aalto University 396 708e

Priimägi, Arri, University of Tampere 382 765e

 

Laakso, Ilkka, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Automation

Transcranial magnetic fingerprinting — tool for quantifying brain stimulation

502 514e

 

Qin, Huajun, Dept. of Applied Physics

Electro- and Optomagnonics in Hybrid Metamaterials

415 442e

 

Salmi, Mika, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Direct digital manufacturing in health care production and operations (DiDiMinH)

350 473e

 

Consortium SHADE: Shallow models meet deep vision

Solin, Arno, Dept. of Computer Science, Aalto University 398 712e

Rahtu, Esa, Unversity of Tampere 399 667e

 

St-Pierre, Luc, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

Micro-architectured materials for high toughness

449 248e

 

Vapaavuori, Jaana, Dept. of Chemistry and Materials Science

Super-stretchable functionalized materials and fibers for third generation wearable technology

547 228e

 

Vuori, Timo, Dept. of Industrial Engineering and Management

A practice perspective on the use of artificial intelligence tools in organizations

418 061e

 

 

Read more about the funding decisions on Academy of Finland website (> aka.fi/en).

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