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Who should be the next Electrical Engineering Alumnus of the Year?

Submit your suggestion by 20 September 2019.
Aalto University / Matti Alahuhta / photo: Linda Koskinen
Alumnus of the Year 2018 Matti Alahuhta.

The Alumnus of the Year 2019 distinction for the School of Electrical Engineering will be awarded to an alumnus, who has

  • carried out pioneering or excellent work in the field of electrical engineering,
  • increased the school’s visibility,
  • increased interaction between the school, society and alumni,
  • had an influential role in society,
  • graduated with one of the following degrees; Master of Science (Technology),Licentiate of Science (Technology), Doctor of Science (Technology) or PhD,
  • graduated from either the Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering or the Helsinki University of Technology's Faculty of Electronics, Communications and Automation or Department of Electrical Engineering.

Suggestions can be submitted by the school's students, departments, independent or service units, staff, alumni, guild or student organisation. Submit your suggestion by filling out this form by 20 September 2019.

The Alumnus of the Year will be selected by the school's dean, and the selection will be announced on 26 October during the Alumni-Student Weekend 2019 seminar.

The Alumnus of the Year is hoped to actively participate in various Aalto University events organised for students and alumni.

Previously awarded:

2016: CEO, D.Sc. (Tech.) Varun Singh, Callstat.io
Varun Singh Alumnus of the Year of the School of Electrical Engineering in 2016

2017: CEO, D.Sc. (Tech.) Kimmo Kalliola, Quuppa Oy
Kimmo Kalliola is Alumnus of the Year 2017 of the School of Electrical Engineering

2018: D.Sc. (Tech.) Matti Alahuhta
Alumnus of the Year Matti Alahuhta emphasises the importance of continual learning

 

Further information:

Dean Jyri Hämäläinen
[email protected]
050 316 0975

Alumni and Corporate Relations Manager Seppo Saastamoinen
[email protected]
050 365 3706

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