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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Contact Information for Aalto University Admission Services

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 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

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Appointments, University Published:

Tomek Rygalik: ‘We need to design less but better things for longer’

Meet our new professors: Professor in Furniture Design Tomek Rygalik
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Appointments Published:

Two new staff scientists at the School of Chemical Engineering

Starting on 1st October 2022, Wenwen Fang is appointed as a Staff Scientist at Aalto University, School of Chemical Engineering, Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems.
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Appointments Published:

Kimmo Kovanen joined Research Services as Information Specialist

Kimmo Kovanen works in the Open Science and ACRIS team.
Jukka Seppälä
Appointments, Honoured Published:

Jukka Seppälä appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor

Seppälä specialises in polymer engineering especially in biopolymers. They are needed as alternatives for conventional plastics, and they can be new functional materials both in engineering and in medical applications.

People stories

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Alumna Kiia Einola: The most important thing in studies was the ability to learn new things

The alumna of the Master's Programme in Automation and Electrical Engineering feels that studying is more fun when you have other students around you
Doctoral student Aini Putkonen
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Aini Putkonen: 'The life of a doctoral student is very versatile'

Doctoral student Aini Putkonen thinks that the doctoral degree prepares students well for both academia and industry.
Stian Kroken at the Aalto University campus.
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Student Stian Kroken enjoys the Finnish sauna culture and Aalto's diverse course selection

Stian studies Electrical Power and Energy Engineering and he has extended his studies to a double degree with the Reykjavik University in Iceland.
Aaron H. Rios Villanueva at Aalto campus.
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Aaron Rios Villanueva: 'Studying in Finland will be one of the best decisions you will make in your life'

'Not even sky is the limit,' says Aaron, who studies in the Master's Programme in Smart Systems Integrated Solutions.
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