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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.

Summer jobs (Research assistant positions) at the Department of Communications and Networking (Comnet)

Want to have top summer job? We provide you a dynamic working environment and a ringside seat for the communication systems and networks research. Read more about Summer 2020 positions!
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Aalto Summer School 2020: Call for courses and programmes

Aalto Summer School offers summer courses and programmes in an international environment. Otaniemi campus is a destination, which offers all students unforgettable academic experiences. A unified curriculum for the summer period makes it easier for the student to navigate through the course and programme offering.
Studies
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A girl with sunglasses paints a wall at Flow festival site

Shaping a sustainable future – new strategy published

The new strategy was published at the university’s 10th anniversary celebration on 8 January.
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Ioncell-materiaalia sinisessä kudotunomaisessa materiaalissa tai kankaassa

Anna Valtonen's portrait was revealed

The portrait of Anna Valtonen, former Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University, was unveiled at Aalto University's 10th anniversary on 8 January. The portrait was created by the artist, Doctor of Art Maija Tammi.
Research & Art, University
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Kuvassa selin seisovan naisen hymyilevät kasvot näkyvät heijastumana peilistä

In ten years, Aalto University has created a world-class centre of expertise

Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business at the Otaniemi campus and is now one of the world's leading universities in these key areas. Aalto celebrates its 10th anniversary on Wednesday 8 January 2020.
Press releases
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Aalto-yliopiston kampus

Machine learning in chemistry - algorithms help finding minimum energy paths and saddle points more effectively

Machine learning brings new possibilities to many areas of research - also chemical research, which is shown in a recent dissertation written at the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence.
Research & Art
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Machine learning in theoretical chemistry

‘Aalto is a safe place for building your skills and confidence’

Linh Nguyen wanted to obtain a degree with good job prospects and that is why she decided to study Data Science at Aalto University
Studies
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Linh Nguyen sitting in a room full of Fatboy beanbags

Rewriting quantum mechanics in their spare time

A pair of civil servants solve a quantum mechanics problem that had bothered them since they were students
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The study took Jussi Lindgren, left, and Jukka Liukkonen, right, back to year 1941 when Stueckelberg’s wave equation was invented. The equation is the foundation for parameterized relativistic dynamics.

Academy Programme funding for research teams

The funded projects are linked from different perspectives on climate change.
Research & Art
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A fire in a fire place, photo by Aleksi Poutanen

Dissertation award for bridging the gap between theory and practice through Design Science

D.Sc. Mikael Öhman’s doctoral dissertation receives award from the Finnish Production Planning and Control Society
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Mikael Öhman

Visiting professor Dale Fodness: “BScBA program gives students an excellent overview of the business environment in whole”

Dale Fodness, a professor from University of Dallas has been teaching at the Mikkeli Campus now for 29 years. He has a Ph.D. in Marketing and in recent years, he has also worked as a strategy consultant in the private sector.
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Student feedback with a twist or two

Workshop on Dynamic Course and Programme Level Feedback offered an innovative perspective to transform students’ self-assessment activity into course feedback at [email protected] Gala.
Studies
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Learning Aalto Gala 2019, photo Minna Pasanen

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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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