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Academy of Finland granted EUR 20 million to Aalto in the September call

The Academy of Finland has granted Aalto University a total of EUR 20 million in funding for research projects, postdoctoral researchers and research fellows in May and June.

In the field of natural sciences and engineering, Aalto received almost 30% of all research projects and 36% of all research fellows funded.

Funding granted by the Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering

Research projects, 20 June 2017

The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering has granted 48 million euros in funding for 110 research projects in the field of natural sciences and engineering that will primarily run for four years. Aalto University received EUR 13 million in funding for 29 projects, which is almost 30% of all funding granted.

Aalto received the following grants:

Asokan, N Aalto SCI: Blockchain Consensus and Beyond: Scalable Secure Consensus & Applications, 419 843 e
Flindt, Christian Aalto SCI: Quantum Engineering of Charge, Heat, and Entropy Production in Nano-Devices, 484 493 e
Hakonen, Pertti Aalto SCI: 1/f noise / Consortium: LTN, 297 525  e
Ilmoniemi, Risto Aalto SCI: Electronic–Robotic Perturb-and-Measure Brain Scanner, 598 296 e
Kannala, Juho Aalto SCI: Compact and efficient deep neural networks for ubiquitous computer vision / Consortium: CoEfNet, 394 926 e
Korte, Riikka Aalto SCI: Parabolic flows with variational methods, 558 666 e
Kosonen, Risto Aalto ENG: Optimal transformation pathway towards the 2050 low-carbon target: integrated buildings, grids, and national energy system for the case of Finland. / Consortium: RenewFIN, 292 514 e
Kostiainen, Mauri Aalto CHEM: Synthetic Virology Toolbox for the Encapsulation of Therapeutic Polyelectrolytes (SYNVIRO), 593 669 e
Kuzyk, Anton Aalto SCI: DNA-based devices for detection and sensing of biomolecular interactions, 599 961 e
Lehtonen, Matti Aalto ELEC: Optimal transformation pathway towards the 2050 low-carbon target: integrated buildings, grids, and national energy system for the case of Finland. / Consortium: RenewFIN, 192 072 e
Liljeroth, Peter Aalto SCI: Single molecule reconstruction with atomic force microscopy, 444 443 e
Lähdesmäki, Harri Aalto SCI: Quantifying molecular networks at single-cell level, 529 164 e
McGookin, David Aalto SCI: Digital Aura: Crafting a Digital Representation of Self in the Physical World, 583 867 e
Oksanen, Jani Aalto SCI: New device concepts for diffusion driven energy conversion technologies, 529 565 e
Orponen, Pekka Aalto SCI: Algorithmic Designs for Biomolecular Nanostructures (ALBION), 511 232 e
Otto, Kevin Aalto ENG: System Performance Quality Assurance through Digitalization, 501 738 e
Polojärvi, Arttu Aalto ENG: Ice Block Breakage: Experiments and Simulations (ICEBES), 522 153 e
Pulkkinen, Tuija Aalto ELEC: Shocks and Magnetosheaths in the Heliosphere / Consortium: SMASH, 400 000 e
Ras, Robin Aalto SCI: Ultraphotostable fluorescent metal nanoclusters / Konsortio: ULTRAPHOTOSTABLE, 399 995 e
Rautkari, Lauri Aalto CHEM: Wood modification using pressurized hot water, 587 094 e
Romanoff, Jani Aalto ENG: Ultra Lightweight and Fracture Resistant Thin-Walled Structures through Optimization of Strain Paths, 380 382 e
Rousu, Juho Aalto SCI: Machine Learning for Computational Metabolomics, 451 245 e
Ryynänen, Jussi Aalto ELEC: High-resolution radar and radiometer system for autonomous sensor platforms / Consortium: HISENS, 400 000 e
Sammalkorpi, Maria Aalto CHEM: Water and Salt Effects in Polyelectrolyte Complexes, 566 073 e
Shevchenko, Andriy Aalto SCI: Ultrafast polarization phenomena with multicolor optical fields and two-photon detection (UFPH) / Consortium: UFPH, 307 065 e
Sillanpää, Mika Aalto SCI: Quantum mechanics of mechanics, 406 276 e
Sixta, Herbert Aalto CHEM: Water-free, Low-Cost Click Modification and Oxidative Regeneration of (Nano)Celluloses / Consortium: WTF-Click-Nano, 399 837 e
Syri, Sanna Aalto ENG: Optimal transformation pathway towards the 2050 low-carbon target: integrated buildings, grids, and national energy system for the case of Finland / Consortium: RenewFIN, 198 842 e
Taleb, Tarik Aalto ELEC: CSN: Customized Software Networking across Multiple Administrative Domains, 595 643 e.

Academy Projects, the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering (aka.fi)

Postdoctoral researchers and research fellows, 11 May 2017

In May, Aalto received funding for 8 research fellows and 13 postdoctoral researchers.
Academy of Finland press release on research fellows (www.aka.fi)
Academy of Finland press release on postdoctoral researchers (www.aka.fi)

Funding granted by the Research Council for Culture and Society

Research projects, 13 June 2017

The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Culture and Society has granted 31 million euros for 63 research projects under the Academy Project funding scheme. Aalto University received the following grants:

Hyvönen, Eero Aalto SCI:  Collaborative Research Infrastructure for Archaeological Finds and Public Engagement through Linked Open Data / Consortium: SuALT, 280 000 e
Ikonen, Liisa Marjaana Aalto ARTS: Floating Peripheries – Mediating the sense of place / Consortium: Floating Peripheries, 280 000 e
Kauppila, Olli-Pekka Aalto BIZ: The micro-mechanisms of brokerage: How employees’ personal attributes and behavioral strategies shape network structures and work behaviors in organizations, 480 000 e
Sams, Mikko Aalto SCI: Neuroscience of intergroup processes. 480 000 e

Research Projects, the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Culture and Society (www.aka.fi)

Postdoctoral Researchers, 13 June 2017

The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Culture and Society has granted funding for 37 new posts as Postdoctoral Researcher. The total funding amounts to some 9.5 million euros. Aalto University received the following posts:

Heikkilä, Jukka-Pekka Aalto BIZ: Entrepreneurship in challenging institutional environments
Kautto, Daria Aalto BIZ: The Social Nature of Economic Impact of Policy Induced Expatriate Entrepreneurship

Postdoctoral researchers, Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Culture and Society (www.aka.fi)

Funding granted by the Research Council for Biosciences and Environment

In 16 May 2017, the Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Biosciences and Environment decided on new postdoctoral researchers and research projects. Aalto received funding for one project and two postdoctoral researchers.

Academy of Finland press release on postdoctoral researchers (www.aka.fi)
Academy of Finland press release on research projects (www.aka.fi)

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