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Aalto University / Professor Tom Bäckström / photo: Linda Koskinen
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Professor Tom Bäckström: Smart devices can eavesdrop and therefore we must study privacy

Social rules involving privacy should be considered in the design of speech interfaces.
Martti Hetemäki.
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Martti Hetemäki appointed professor of practice at the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

The professorship is shared equally by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki as of 1 March 2020.

Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
Research & Art
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Energian varastointi

New e-book titles from Springer Nature

New e-books have been acquired to Springer Nature eBook Collections.
Research & Art, Studies
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Kirjahyllyjä ja kirjoja lukusalissa.

Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
Press releases
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A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo

The university's new decade started joyously

Almost 1300 people celebrated the 10-year-old Aalto – take a look at the photos!
University
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Glada studerande i sina collegetröjor i Aalto-universitetets 10-årsevenemang 8.1.2020, bild Kalle Kataila

School of Business alumni story: Göksu Sarigöl

Our alumna Göksu Sarigöl did an internship during her studies through the School of Business Internship Programme for foreign students. ‘I was lucky that the School of Business Career Services helped me in this part of my career.’
Cooperation, Studies
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School of Business alumna Göksu Sarigöl

Concrete is cast stone moulded by humans

The Betoni–Concrete exhibition presents concrete and its use from the point of view of engineers, architects, designers and artists. The exhibition opens up on the 23 January in Dipoli.
Research & Art
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Concrete

Pattern Lab 20 designers present new collection in Heimtextil Messe Frankfurt 7–10 January

Pattern Lab has an impressive history of more than twenty years of selling successful designs to Scandinavian and international markets. A number of today’s top textile designers in Finland are Pattern Lab alumni.
Research & Art, University
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project group with men and women in black and white

Timo Viherkenttä appointed as Professor of Practice in Business Law

Timo Viherkenttä, Doctor of Laws and CEO of the State Pension Fund of Finland, has been appointed Professor of Practice at the School of Business’s Department of Accounting as of 1 January 2020.
Appointments
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Kuvassa näkyy Timo Viherkenttä. Kuvan otti Roope Kiviranta Aalto-yliopistosta.

Ingmar Björkman's portrait was revealed

The portrait was created by Aalto alumnus Jaakko Kahilaniemi.
Campus, Research & Art
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Ingmar Björkman's portrait. Photo: Jaakko Kahilaniemi / Aalto University

Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 10-14 February

Are you interested in artificial intelligence, platforms, circular economy or digital ethics? During the Call a Researcher week on 10-14 February, anyone has the opportunity to chat with researchers. Book your time now!
Press releases
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Kysy tutkijat -viikon tutkijat

Finance student Yakill Reyes's thesis awarded by SAE

The title of the thesis awarded by SAE (Finnish Foundation for Advancement of Securities Market) is ”Fund manager experience, reputation, and investment behavior”.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Entrance, Ekonominaukio 1, photo by Unto Rautio

Ambiguous problems require new types of leadership

In the future, automation will handle routine tasks, so even newcomers to the workforce will be required to work on complex problems. What should be considered when leading multidisciplinary teams that solve these kinds of challenging problems?
Research & Art
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Monitulkintaiset ongelmat vaativat uudenlaista johtamista

Events

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Concrete
Exhibitions and fairs

Let concrete surprise you! Betoni–Concrete presents the material as more than a grey mass

The exhibition shakes up traditional conceptions of concrete and presents it in use by engineers, architects, designers and artists.
Forms For Dynamism
Exhibitions and fairs

TUNTU – TOUCH

Exhibition, MA course Surface and Materiality – Ceramics and Clay in Architecture
Monitulkintaiset ongelmat vaativat uudenlaista johtamista
Lectures and seminars

Come learn more about managing people in multinational organizations!

Master's level course People Management in Multinational Organizations begins in the end of January.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar (MLCS)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars are weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and are held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
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