People

People and contact information

The university has six schools with 12 000 students and 4 000 employees of whom about 400 are professors. Get to know our experts in technology, business and art.

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Find people and research

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Delve into our research – find the people behind it! (external link)

You can find publications, research units and departments in the research information portal.

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Management

The executive bodies of the university are the Board (AUFB), the President, and the University Academic Affairs Committee (AAC). The President's Management Team (PMT) coordinates the daily work at the university and the preparation of pre-decision motions. The Aalto Management Team (AMT) furthers transparency and open dialogue in decision-making regarding university development.

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Study at Aalto

Do you want to study in the Nordics in Finland? At Aalto University science and art meet technology and business. We believe in the power of curiosity and encourage our students to explore the unknown as well as to learn and do things in a whole new way.

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For the media

Aalto University Communications helps media representatives in all questions related to the university. You're welcome to contact us!

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Careers at Aalto

Aalto University is where science and art meet technology and business. We are an international community of 20,000 bold thinkers who shape a sustainable future with education, research breakthroughs and innovative ideas and solutions. Join us in changing the world – we have many attractive career opportunities to offer.

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Collaboration

Aalto University offers numerous opportunities for collaboration and networking. How would you like to collaborate with us?

Appointments

Sandra Kaabel
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Sandra Kaabel has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science

Ph.D. Sandra Kaabel has been appointed five-year fixed term Assistant Professor position at the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science as of 1 April 2024. The field of the professorship is Organic Synthesis Technologies.
Siavash Khajavi
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Siavash Khajavi appointed as Assistant Professor in Operations Management

Siavash Khajavi starts in his new position on 15 February 2024.
Professor Kari Tammi
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Kari Tammi appointed as Full Professor

The dean of the School of Engineering, Professor Kari Tammi, has been appointed Full Professor at Aalto University, School of Engineering from January 1, 2024 by the decision of President Ilkka Niemelä.
Professori Maria Sammalkorpi ja professori Ville Miikkulainen
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Two new professors appointed at the School of Chemical Engineering

Maria Sammalkorpi has been appointed Associate Professor and Ville Miikkulainen has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Material Sciences.

People stories

Elisabet Lahti and Jaan Praks
Cooperation, Research & Art, University Published:

An entrepreneurial researcher takes action and creates something new

When a researcher thinks like an entrepreneur, they can create something truly groundbreaking.
Minna Tuusa and Anu Honkalinna.
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Experimentation, risk-taking, seeking the new – entrepreneurial mindset permeates Aalto

For Aalto University employees, entrepreneurial mindset means daring to try something new
Koos Zevenhoven, photo by Oona Hilli
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Koos Zevenhoven: The scientific world doesn't know this kind of unusual path very well

'There have also been PhD students in my group, and I haven’t been able to officially act as their advisor. Some of my students have finished their PhD before me.'
Kari Tammi, photo by Kalle Kataila.
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Kari Tammi: When we are lean enough, we have time to think without rushing

'Aalto is a pretty calm and safe environment to work in. The management and evaluation system is relatively kind, and the rules are just right for an odd and absent-minded person like me.'
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