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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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Design is the mission of life for Eero Miettinen

Professor in industrial design has always loved drawing cars. Miettinen is delighted that the understanding of design has expanded in society.
Paula Hohti Photo by Astrid Mannerkoski
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Paula Hohti Erichsen follows the trail of 500-year-old fashion

This professor of art and culture istory appreciates joy and comfort and experienced the finest moment of her career during a funding interview.
Janne Lindqvist
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Janne Lindqvist: You can’t help if you stay in the ivory tower

This sociable professor of computer science knows how to forge his own path and trusts his instinctive curiosity towards different research topics.
Marium Durrani
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Revival of garment mending: communal reskilling addresses global issues of textile waste

Dissertation of the month: Mending clothes, one of the oldest practices known to humankind, nowadays stands for global awareness of the textile waste problem.

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
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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
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Yeong Seok Ki

Alvar Aalto is really famous in Korea. That’s why I chose to come to Otaniemi.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Anna Kholina, doctoral student in Design / photographer: Sinikoski
Campus

Anna Kholina

We are organising the hackathon where students find ideas and solutions for how to build the new Aalto Studios so it can become the media center of the future.

Vice Presidents

 Antti Ahlava

Antti Ahlava

Vice President, Campus Development
 Janne Laine

Janne Laine

Vice President, Innovations
 Hannu Seristö

Hannu Seristö

Vice President, External Relations
 Anna Valtonen

Anna Valtonen

Vice President, Art & Creative Practices

Deans

 Jyri Hämäläinen

Jyri Hämäläinen

Dean, School of Electrical Engineering
 Kristiina Kruus

Kristiina Kruus

Dean, School of Chemical Engineering
 Gary Marquis

Gary Marquis

Dean, School of Engineering
 Tuomas Auvinen

Tuomas Auvinen

Dean, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
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