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Professori Tuukka Saarimaa seisomassa tyhjällä nurmikentällä, joka sijaitsee Helsingin keskustassa Oodi-kirjaston ja musiikkitalon välisellä puistoalueella. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.
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How would you fill waste land, Tuukka Saarimaa?

Whether land gets used to build a park or a high-rise, this Professor of Urban Economics would ensure that any solution is the result of careful consideration.
Aalto University acoustics and audio technology student Lauros Pajunen
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Student Lauros Pajunen: Acoustics and Audio Technology focuses on our behaviour in acoustic environments

International community, human-centred topics and connections to the industry made the Acoustics and Audio Technology major a great choice for Lauros Pajunen.

Sustainable Discovery and Supply Lighthouse (EIT RawMaterials)

Minerals and metals for a modern and sustainable society
Aalto EIT Services Javor

‘Textiles are unlimited’

Saving the world starts with textiles, says trend forecaster Li Edelkoort.
Cooperation, Research & Art
Nainen katsoo tummasävyisessä kuvassa oikeaan alaviistoon käsi pään takana

Arts and creativity in stimulating innovation and technologies with a human touch

The know-how on sustainability that Finnish society, educational system, and industries have been long excelling in, is something that the world is eagerly willing to learn from Finland and other Nordic communities.
Cooperation, Research & Art
E-textile sample by Emmi Pouta

Aalto has placed well in the US News ranking

Computer Science, Economics and Business, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Space Science and Engineering made it to the top 100 in the world.
Research & Art
Opiskelijoita työskentelemässä Oppimiskeskuksen lukusalissa.

Novel technology allows more accurate measurement of brain activity

Innovative sensors that allow detection of the brain’s magnetic field from right on the scalp could enable more precise measuring of brain activity
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Uusien magneettikenttäantureiden etäisyys aivojen pinnasta on vain noin puolet siitä, mitä se on nykyisissä magnetoenkefalografia- eli MEG-laitteissa. Kuva: Lauri Parkkosen tutkimusryhmä ja Mika Seppä.

What if quantum computing could cut all car pollution?

Quantum computing reduces processing times from millions of years to mere seconds, compared to the fastest supercomputer. IQM is turning this remarkable fact into a scale-able reality
Entä jos kvanttilaskenta vähentäisi merkittävästi autoilun päästöjä?(kuva: Aleksi Neuvonen)

Open position: Assistant Professor in Management Accounting

The School of Business now invites applications for Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Management Accounting.
Research & Art, University

"Mathematics is a bridge between different disciplines"

Psychology, medicine and philosophy are some of the subjects that master-level student Silja Sormunen has studied. That is why Complex Systems, which is a part of Aalto University’s Life Science Technologies programme, felt like just the thing she had been looking for.
Silja Sormunen standing on a forest path in Otaniemi

Associate Professor Tapio Lokki has been nominated as honorary member of the Acoustical Society of Finland

Lokki has served as a secretary of the Acoustical Society from 1999 to 2001 and as a member of the Board since 2002
Tapio Lokki nostaa kuulokkeita korviltaan

130 innovative ideas redesigning the future of education

DigiEduHack gathered more than 1700 participants solving 60 challenges simultaneously during 24 hours, in 21 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, South and North America.
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DigiEduHack main event at Aalto University

Call for applications: 2020 Fabian Ahvenainen Foundation grants

Grants for studies in bridge and structural engineering are now up for application – applications must be submitted 19 December 2019.
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Onnitteluruusut_kuva Teemu Ojala

Aalto University ranked third best European university in Computer Science

According to the Best Global Universities rankings by the U.S. News, Aalto University is the best Finnish university in Computer Science and globally its ranking is #33
Research & Art, University
Computer Science field in Aalto University ranked third in Europe by U.S.News 2020 Best Global Universities Ranking


Event highlights of Aalto 


Defence of Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Mahdi Ghaderi Masouleh, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Title of the dissertation "Numerical modeling of ignition and flame propagation in gas engines"

Defence of dissertation in the field of marine technology, Pauli Lehto, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Grain interaction in local plastic deformation of welded structural steel.

Defence in the field of Radio Engineering M. Sc. (Tech.) Antti Lamminen

The title of thesis is “Design of millimetre-wave antennas on LTCC and PCB technologies for beam-steering applications”
CS_defence photo by Matti Ahlgren

Defence of dissertation in the field of Computer Science, M.Sc. (Tech.) Kasper Apajalahti

How to find the best context- and objective-specific algorithm to optimize a mobile network?
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