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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Aalto People (external link)

Contact details for Aalto personnel

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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 President's Management Team (PMT) coordinates the daily work at the university and 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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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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Collaboration

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

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Careers at Aalto

We are an international community of 20 000 bold thinkers, working on top research, art and education. Join us in changing the world!

Life at the campus.

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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Appointments

Timo Ali-Vehmas
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Platform economy needs principles of fair play, says Timo Ali-Vehmas

‘There are interesting platform companies in Europe – like Spotify from Sweden and Wolt from Finland – but in terms of platform economy market value, Europe is almost on the same level as Africa,’ points out Timo Ali-Vehmas, Aalto University's new Executive in Residence.
Professori Kari Tammi
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Kari Tammi appointed vice dean for impact at the School of Engineering

As the member of the Aalto University Impact Steering Group he will serve as the main link between the steering group and the management team of the School of Engineering.
Professor Valeriy Vyatkin, photo: Leena Ylä-Lyly
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Professor Valeriy Vyatkin becomes Vice-President for Technical Activities at IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

During his term, Professor Vyatkin hopes to create more synergies and cross-border interaction between the technical committees

People stories

Opiskelija Reetta Kälvälä, kuva: Markus Toivonen
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Student Reetta Kälvälä wants to use technology to develop better cancer treatments

Reetta studies bioinformation technology, and she thinks university seems easier than upper secondary school because she can study according to her own schedule.
Alumna Bismoy Jahan, automation and electrical engineering
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Alumna Bismoy Jahan: The things I learned from Aalto are related to real-life problems

Bismoy Jahan chose the Master’s Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering because she believes that in the near future automation will play a big role in our lives.
Professor Zhipei Sun, photo: Niina Norjamäki/Aalto University
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A fascination with light and its possibilities drives Professor Zhipei Sun’s research

Aalto University's Professor Zhipei Sun is on the Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list for the third time – congratulations!
Kari Kakkonen
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Dragons out! Kari Kakkonen employs fantasy to lead children into the world of software testing

A ground-breaking children’s book on software testing brought Aalto University alumnus Kari Kakkonen the EuroSTAR Software Testing Excellence Award.
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