Mikko Kosonen appointed Chair of the Aalto University Board

Aalto University Mikko Kosonen / Photo by Jaakko Kahilaniemi

The Aalto University Board was formed in a meeting held on 4 January 2019. Mikko Kosonen, Ph.D. (Econ), President of Sitra was appointed Chair of the Board and Susanna Pettersson, Ph.D., Director General of Nationalmuseum Sweden, was appointed Vice Chair. Mikko Kosonen has been the Vice Chair and a member of the university’s Board since 2016.

‘Aalto University has already achieved many of its high expectations. It has evolved over the past ten years into an internationally successful, multidisciplinary university with innovation at the heart of everything it does. This gives us a great starting point for the next stage of the university’s development, which is marked by the grand challenges posed by the megatrends of the world, and the ever-growing global competition for talent and expertise. Finland and Aalto University have all the prerequisites for being a pioneer for a sustainable and renewable knowledge society,’ says Mikko Kosonen.

Related news

Sounds of aurora borealis
Research & Art, Studies, University Published:

Auroral crackling sounds are related to the electromagnetic resonances of the Earth

A study that correlates the sound of the Northern Lights with the Schumann resonances
Wafer of qubits
University Published:

Aalto quantum computing spinout secures €11.45m in funding

IQM hopes to commercialise groundbreaking research from Aalto and VTT
New York_June 2019
Cooperation, University Published:

New biomaterials and their market potential are at the centre of interest in the United States

How can bio-based materials be adopted as an alternative to synthetic plastics on an industrial scale? Is it possible for environmentally friendly textile production to be profitable?
Fragile Water display at Helsinki-Vantaa airport
Research & Art, University Published:

The Finnish EU presidency gets a dose of Aalto visual food for thought

Materials Matter, and Fragile Water, two popular Aalto University exhibitions, are being featured as part of the Finnish EU presidency, which started at the beginning of July, and which runs for six months.
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!