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Henrik Aalto, Roope Salmi and Unto Karila sitting on the stairs and showing their certificates
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Young programmers competed at Aalto – competitions help improve one's programming skills and can even open the doors to university

Good performance at the Finnish Olympiad in Informatics can help upper secondary school students get into a Finnish university to study technology and pursue a career as a successful coder
Juha Siivola hymyilee, kuvattu sivulta
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Juha Siivola encourages researchers to innovate and think of ways to commercialise their work

'In addition to having a long-term academic goal, it would be good to think about possible short-term results,' says Siivola, who works as an innovation advisor.

EIT Digital 2021 Call is open! (submissions until 7 May 2020)

Join us in boosting entrepreneurship and education for a strong digital Europe
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EIT Jumpstarter 2020 (register before 5 April 2020)

Turn your innovative idea into a budding business!
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Aalto EIT Services - Javor

Rapidly produced report examines capacity of restaurant and accommodation sector to withstand the corona crisis

A report produced by Professor Vesa Puttonen's working group will help decision-makers to assess the impacts of closing restaurants.
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Kuvassa näkyy rahoituksen professori Vesa Puttonen ja kuvan otti Evelin Kask.

Professor Marko Hinkkanen's research group receives the SEMIKRON Innovation Award

The award is given for outstanding innovations in the field of power electronics in Europe
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Professor Marko Hinkkanen/ Aalto University/ photo: Anni Hanén

Aalto helps in the midst of the pandemic

We collect ideas and solutions from the community to assist authorities and other actors in this situation
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Laboratorioväline ja kädet

Conferment of doctoral degrees in the schools of technology postponed

The event is postponed due to corona pandemic. The new date will be announced accordingly.
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Let’s not turn the corona crisis into the Solo Performance Olympics

‘In this exceptional situation, we should be kind to ourselves and to each other,’ says Assistant Professor Jukka Luoma.
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Ei tehdä korona-ajasta suorittamisen olympialaisia, kuvituskuvassa kolme ihmistä kävelee syksyisessä kaislikossa

Professor Tapio Lokki knows the best concert halls in the world

Tapio Lokki, Professor at the Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, is known for his significant research work on concert hall acoustics.
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Professor Tapio Lokki / Aalto University / School of Electrical Engineering / Acoustics / Image: Patrik Strenström

School of Business alumni story: Mikael Lauharanta

School of Business, Mikkeli Campus alumnus Mikael Lauharanta appreciates the nature of studies in the BScBA Program: "It’s a fast paced program that prepares you well for the working life and all the challenges it might throw at you."
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Mikael Lauharanta is a School of Business, Mikkeli Campus alumnus and co-founder and COO of Smarp

Finnish researchers join forces to investigate the airborne transmission of coronavirus

The project includes fluid dynamics physicists, virologists and biomedical engineering specialists. The researchers are using a supercomputer to carry out 3D modelling and believe that the first results will be obtained in the next few weeks.
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Miten koronavirus leviää

Mikko O. Koivisto's doctoral dissertation was awarded at the Most Beautiful Books 2019 competition

Mikko O. Koivisto's dissertation The Art of Egress: Madness, Horror, and the Pedagogy of Depsychiatrization has been selected for the Most Beautiful Books 2019 collection. The book was designed by Tuomas Kortteinen and printed by Unigrafia.
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Mikko O. Koiviston väitöskirja The Art of Egress. Kuva Mikko Raskinen

School of Business alumni story: Julia Österlund

School of Business alumna Julia Österlund studied two different majors at school and thinks that the diverse studies benefit her in her current job: ‘It is also great that I can combine everything I have studied at school - marketing, communications, information technology and calculus.’
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Julia Österlund, School of Business alumna in School of Business alumni story

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

A student-built robot on display at Mechatronic Circus 2018
Exhibitions and fairs

CANCELLED Mechatronic Circus 1 April

The Mechatronic Circus is an annual event presenting smart devices made by Aalto University's students at mechatronics courses. Robots, popcorn, circus shows and much more!
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management, Heli Nissilä, MSc

The title of the dissertation is "Pursuing legitimacy for solar energy – essays on temporality and collective spaces in nascent fields".
Vihreällä taustalla kuva Ritva Reinikasta ja otsikko: Mikä ihmeen oppimisen kriisi?
Lectures and seminars

CANCELLED: Better Business — Better Society Seminar: Mikä ihmeen oppimisen kriisi?

Better Business — Better Society Seminar Series offers opportunities to learn about and discuss current societally important topics monthly.
Opiskelija istuu kannettavan tietokoneen ääressä
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

"Manipulaation perusteet informaatioverkostoissa"

How to prepare yourself for an information war? Aalto University offers a lecture series on the lighter and darker sides of information manipulation. Even though this is a Finnish course, some of the lectures will be held in English.
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