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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.

Nicholas Christakis: Friends are like us

As friends, people choose other people who remind them of themselves.
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Jure Leskovec: Disapproval of trolls increases troll activities

Jure Leskovec's research group analysed how feedback affects comments on news websites.
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Alessandro Vespignani: Computation helps fight Ebola in the right places

People move around a lot today and take longer trips than earlier. This is one reason for the more rapid spread of various diseases.
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Lada Adamic: The news people read in Facebook supports their views

The majority of generation X members get their news via Facebook. Most friends tend to have similar political views.
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Big data enters the social sciences

Aalto hosted the first International Conference on Computational Social Science
Big data came to social sciences
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Doctoral Candidate Position

Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for Doctoral Candidate position.
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Brainstorming students of architecture and engineering come up with smart solutions and wild ideas

On the project course, 54 student teams generated ideas for a functional university campus, inventions for everyday life and innovative buildings.
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Team Rasmus Grönlund, Markus Holste, Simo Lindholm, Sauli Sipilä, Alexandra Tissari, Tommi Valjakka and Tuomas Wiro brainstormed a shower to make life easier for summer cottage owners.

Towards a smart, networked and cybersecure digital society

The 5G technology entering the market at the end of the decade may make denial-of-service attacks impossible.
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Aalto University researchers predicted existence of new quantum matter theoretically

The results are important in the search for new quantum states and possible use in future electronics applications.
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Aalto University continues coordinating the international Cumulus association

More than half of Cumulus full members supported the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in the call for secretariat.
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Over three million euros to the School of Science

Eight researchers from the School of Science have been granted funding from the Academy of Finland.
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Finnish MEG knowledge to Sweden

Karolinska Institutet has named Finnish experts to help starting Swedish brain research center.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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Dissertations

Defence in the field of Computer Science, MSc (Tech.) Gopika Premsankar

Towards scalable communication networks: network design and management
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of engineering physics, Henri Loukusa, MSc (Tech)

Title of the dissertation is "Thermochemical and thermomechanical modeling of nuclear fuel".
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Conferences and workshops

Innovations and Creativity in Climate Education

The two-day seminar displays Aalto University’s current experience in climate education, especially highlighting innovations, entrepreneurship and arts.
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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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