European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen and Chair of the Aalto University Student Union Milja Leinonen also spoke at opening of the academic year. The ceremony was held online.
Recording of the opening ceremony published
Aalto University's 12th academic year was opened in a live broadcast on 7 September. The entire broadcast - the opening ceremony and Aalto Party - was followed by a total of almost 3,500 Aalto community members – students, personnel, alumni and partners. The opening ceremony was broadcast from the studio on campus in Otaniemi, Espoo.
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Aalto Distinguished Professor Risto Ilmoniemi and his team are developing a new kind of brain stimulator
In the future, artificial intelligence-enabled “self-driving” brain stimulators can ameliorate the condition of millions of patients suffering from brain disorders, says Professor of Applied Physics Risto Ilmoniemi. He also thinks that his best research results may still be in the future.