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People at Aalto

The university has six schools with 12 000 students and 4 000 employees of whom about 400 are professors. While our new People page is still under development, visit our current Aalto People site. Get to know our experts in technology, business and art.

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

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Delve into our research – find the people behind it!

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

Sustainable Metals Processing, hands-on research

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Meet our people

Kuvassa Oskari Ponkala talvisessa maisemassa
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Tutor Oskari Ponkala: Tutoring experience makes you grow

Electronics and Electrical Engineering student Oskari found introducing Finnish sauna culture to international students and interesting conversations unforgettable
Tutor Minh Duc Pham standing on ice with his student overalls and student cap on.
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Tutor Minh Duc Pham: Let the experience live on!

Electrical and Automation Engineering student Duc decided to get more involved in student activities during his Master’s studies and became a tutor
Matti Kummu
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Associate Professor Matti Kummu understands the importance of water in all life

From being a young researcher in a development project in Cambodia to being an Associate Professor at Aalto, Matti Kummu has had an impact on not just on research, but also on his colleagues as a researcher, teacher and mentor in the field of water resources.
Bioinformaatioteknologian opiskelija Silva Robbins teekkarilakissa. Kuva: Markus Toivonen
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Student Silva Robbins: A career as a doctor is not the only option for those interested in medicine

Silva studies bioinformation technology and participates actively in student life. She sees the Otaniemi campus as unique because it brings different fields and their student cultures together.
Students in front of the School of Business
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What studying at Aalto really looks like

Read and watch real stories from Aalto students and alumni on student life at Aalto, social impact, interesting projects and unique career paths.
Aalto-yliopisto, Otaniemi stories: Jennifer S. Lipkin & Heli Juuti, tila- ja kalustesuunnittelun opiskelijoita / Kuvaaja: Sinikoski
Campus

Jennifer S. Lipkin and Heli Juuti

Illnesses, abscesses, viruses, aliens and rebirth. Those are themes we’ve been immersing ourselves in today. We’re still at the starting line.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Katrín Ólína, Aalto University’s Artist-in-Residence at ADD Lab / Photographer: Sinikoski
Campus

Katrín Ólína

During my stay in ADD Lab I have created a collection of 40 talismans. The Talismans are remedies, ideas and energies that we can connect with, that can help us develop ourselves.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Yeong Seok Ki, Student of Architecture / Photographer: Sinikoski
Campus

Yeong Seok Ki

Alvar Aalto is really famous in Korea. That’s why I chose to come to Otaniemi.

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Ilkka Niemelä

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