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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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

Jarkko Koskinen, Vuoden alumni 2021
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Geoinformatics and space technology expert Jarkko Koskinen, Alumnus of the Year 2021

"Spatial data is in the middle of some massive developments and geoinformatics experts are more sought-after than ever. Some of the largest companies in the world, such as Google, Microsoft, Apple and Huawei currently count spatial data among their fields of business. With the advances in robotisation and digitalisation, accurate and high-quality real-time spatial and position data are needed everywhere", says Koskinen.
PoP Sami Itani, Aalto BIZ. Kuva: Ilari Lahtinen
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Sami Itani joins the Department of Management Studies at the School of Business as Professor of Practice

His focus areas are socio-cultural sustainability, especially diversity and inclusion.
Marcela looking straight into the camera wearing a pink t-shirt and a patterned scarf, red lipstick and glasses.
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Marcela Acosta-Garcia appointed as new Program Manager for UNITE! at Aalto University

Marcela Acosta-Garcia is the new Program Manager at the Aalto University Summer School, joining the Unite! project, an alliance under the Erasmus+ Framework Program. She is working with EU partner universities to create learning opportunities at home or abroad.
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Ewald Kibler joins the Editorial Review Board of Academy of Management Discoveries

AMD is a new, leading management journal in promoting phenomenon-driven empirical research that current theories inadequately explain

People stories

Tiina Lindh-Knuutila
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Language technology combines alumna Tiina Lindh-Knuutila's interests

According to Tiina Lindh-Knuutila, language technology and machine learning offer enormous opportunities for many kinds of people.
Student Verneri Hirvonen
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Student Verneri Hirvonen: ‘Studying at Aalto University is extremely flexible’

Verneri is the first student to graduate from the Digital Systems and Design major
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“What I’m really looking forward to is hanging out!”

We’re interviewing our students about their experience of studying during covid. Here, we speak to Afrin Hossain about her year
Apul. prof. Prottoy Aman Akbar, prof. Kristiina Huttunen ja apul.prof. Pablo Ernesto Warnes
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Helsinki GSE strengthens economic expertise in transport and education with three new professorships

Prottoy Aman Akbar and Pablo Ernesto Warnes will take up their positions at Aalto University at the beginning of August, Kristiina Huttunen started already in March.
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