News

News highlights

Opiskelija Zachary Burda Dipolin edessä talvella Otaniemessä.
Studies Published:

Student Zachary Burda wants to develop robots that make people's everyday lives easier

Zachary studies automation and he has admired Aalto's modern and entrepreneur-friendly outlook since he was in upper secondary school
Dronen ottama kuva Otakaari 1:sestä, kuva: Mikko Raskinen
Research & Art Published:

How do you know where a drone is flying without a GPS signal?

In Jouko Kinnari's doctoral dissertation, the location of a drone can be determined using map data and sensors.

School of Business alumni story: Tuuli Hakkarainen

Unlike most of her fellow students, School of Business, Mikkeli Campus alumna Tuuli Hakkarainen chose an academic career path. She defended her dissertation in December 2020, and in her doctoral thesis she examined expertise sharing within multinational corporations.
Cooperation, Studies
Published:
The BScBA Program alumna Tuuli Hakkarainen

New funding to commercialise high-tech liquid-repelling coatings

New funding to get damage-resistant, liquid-repelling surfaces out of the laboratory and onto solar panels, skis, and more
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
Published:
Taiteellinen kuva panssaroidusta superhydrofobisesta pinnasta, joka kestää iskuja ja hylkii nesteitä tehokkaasti. Kuva: Juha Juvonen.

Professor Mikael Rinne: Fracture mechanics in rock engineering

'Fracture mechanics is an important part of rock engineering, but it’s very difficult to predict accurately where, when and how fractures appear,' says Rinne in his installation talk.
Research & Art
Published:
Installation talks, Mikael Rinne

Jani Romanoff appointed vice dean at the School of Engineering 

Romanoff is a highly accomplished teacher and developer of teaching.
Appointments
Published:
Jani Romanoff

Researchers developing computer game to treat depression

Playing a therapeutic action game can ease symptoms in patients with depression, and improve their cognitive performance
Press releases
Published:
The computer game could help in the treatment of depression alongside therapy and drug treatment. Picture: Matias Palva’s research group, Aalto University.

Discovering new materials in data

FCAI member Milica Todorović uses computational methods for material science, training AI on her field's vast databases to speed up the search for tomorrow's functional materials.
Research & Art
Published:
Milica Todorović

School of Business student story: Rainer Kravets

Student of the BScBA Program, Rainer Kravets interviews sustainability managers from successful Nordic businesses in his podcast. Studying in English gave him the confidence to start the podcast: “Without developing my language and communication skills, I would not have been able to do it.”
Studies
Published:
The BScBA Porgram students Rainer Kravets and Julius Thimm by the lake in Mikkeli.

Aalto community collaborated in identifying emerging trends affecting our strategic choices

Over 100 weak signals and trends were gathered from the Aalto community during the first University Preview process.
University
Published:
A yellow workshop wall with lots of sticky notes with text

Anouar Belahcen appointed Vice Dean for Education at the School of Electrical Engineering

Starting in his new role at the beginning of 2021, Belahcen wants to focus on issues such as student well-being and digitalisation of teaching.
Appointments
Published:
anouar belahcen image anni hanen kajander

The School of Business turns 110 in 2021

In 2007 the Helsinki School of Economics was granted the coveted so-called Triple Crown accreditation, becoming the first in the Nordic Countries to do so.
University
Published:
School of Business. Photo: Mika Huisman / Aalto University

Digitalisation did not increase productivity as expected - researchers propose solutions for increasing productivity

There are large sector-specific differences in productivity with room for improvement, especially in manufacturing and construction.
Research & Art
Published:
A magician is waving his wand and hype terms big data, 5G, IoT appear from his hat

CEST group wins supercomputing Grand Challenge

The CEST group has won a CSC grand supercomputing challenge to run projects in 2021.
Research & Art
Published:
An image showing an arrangement of data servers from supercomputer Mahti

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
Illustrative banner for the From Lab to Market event
Online event

From Lab to Market vol. 3

Stories about science-based entrepreneurship!
Architecture speaks logo
Lectures and seminars

ARCHITECTURE SPEAKS! series of lectures

International lecture series continues with new inspirational speakers.
Laptop computer keyboard detail / photo: Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Aalto CS Theory Seminar

Weekly series of talks on a broad scope of Computer Science theory.
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!