Marcela Acosta-Garcia appointed as new Program Manager for UNITE! at Aalto University

Marcela Acosta-Garcia is the new Program Manager at the Aalto University Summer School, joining the Unite! project, an alliance under the Erasmus+ Framework Program. She is working with EU partner universities to create learning opportunities at home or abroad.
Marcela looking straight into the camera wearing a pink t-shirt and a patterned scarf, red lipstick and glasses.

Computer Science ranked 79th in Times Higher Education ranking

Engineering ranked 101-125 in the world
Research & Art, University
Times HIgher Education ranking sijoitus 79

Idaliina Friman is the Young Designer of the Year 2021

The winning collection was created from recycled and surplus materials.
Honoured, Studies
Idaliina_Friman_Vuoden nuori suunnittelija 2021_1_kuva_Sofia Okkonen

Launch event for the 5G Mökki Network and Workshop on 14 October

Come and hear more about the new learning environment that will change the world.
Kuvituskuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Ewald Kibler joins the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Discoveries

AMD is a new, leading management journal in promoting phenomenon-driven empirical research that current theories inadequately explain
Appointments, Research & Art
Photo of Associate Professor Ewald Kibler, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Open online design course launched for non-designers

Design Bits is an introduction course to help people everywhere become more creative problem-solvers
Press releases, Studies
Design Bits is Aalto's introductory online course to design for non-designers. Illustration: Paulo Dziobczenski

The policies and procedures for professors' tenure track and other academic positions have been revised

The policies and procedures for professors' tenure track and other academic positions have been revised.
Research & Art
Aalto ELEC Aalto-1. Kuva Mikko Raskinen.

Master graduates from the School of Electrical Engineering satisfied with their degrees and careers

Next career monitoring survey starts on the 4th of October. All 2016 master's graduates and 2018 doctoral graduates will be invited to participate in the survey.

Shopping centre A Blanc celebrates opening on Otaniemi campus

Designed by Alvar Aalto, the building previously known as Otaniemi’s old shopping centre, has a new name after the renovation and opened in the middle of the Aalto University campus
Campus, Press releases, University
Ostoskeskus A Blanc ja Alvarinaukio

Finland’s cost competitiveness is poor, says Björn Wahlroos in Jaakko Honko lecture

The lecture that carries the name of Chancellor Jaakko Honko was held as a remote event this year.
Research & Art
Björn Wahlroos piti Jaakko Honko -luennon 2021. Kuva: Roope Kiviranta

ABB's Azipod® technology is a forerunner in maritime industry

The ABB Azipod® propulsion system developed in Finland is a pioneer in reducing the energy consumption of and emissions from shipping. New ideas for developing it further are constantly being generated in Aalto Design Factory's product development facilities.

The development of smart and autonomous ships is driven by safety and efficiency

Just like other forms of transport, shipping is also moving towards autonomous solutions. In the field of shipping, ABB relies on Aalto University's expertise in digital technologies, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems.


Event highlights of Aalto 

UN Sustainable Development Goals
Online event

Training for teachers: Challenge Based Learning for Sustainable Development Goals

In this Unite! training you will be familiarized with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), their learning objectives and understand the need to embed them into higher education.
Conferences and workshops

UCNC 2021

The International Conference on Unconventional Computation and Natural Computation (UCNC) is a meeting where scientists from many different backgrounds are united in their interest in novel forms of computation, human-designed computation inspired by nature, and computational aspects of natural processes.
Image of Atomic scale quantum materials colloquium
Online event

Atomic-scale quantum materials colloquium

The colloquium series will present novel developments in the field of designer quantum materials realized through atomic manipulation with scanning probe techniques or by clever bottom-up strategies
Climate Kick Summer School 2017
Online event

Training for teachers: We have an IDEA - Instructional Design Elementary Application

The training offered by Unite! will familiarise you with Instructional Design, use of role play and gamified environments.
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