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

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Aalto University alumnus Asad Awan.
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Alumnus Asad Awan awarded for the best doctoral thesis in the field of technology

Awan’s doctoral research deals with the control methods for more efficient electric motors, which could replace traditional induction motors in industrial applications and help reduce the carbon footprint of motor driven systems
postdoctorak researcher sakira syeda hassan image: matti ahlgren aalto university
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Researcher Sakira Hassan encourages companies to dive headfirst into their data

Data Scientist Sakira Hassan believes that when we can harness AI to transform data into knowledge and the means to forecast the future, we are not far away from building a smart world of science fiction.
Aalto university school of electrical engineering alumnus antti alahäivälä
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A doctorate prepares you for a career in industry, too

For Antti Alahäivälä, doctoral studies were a day job that allowed him to focus on interesting research and self-development. His doctoral research provided a strong foundation for his current work at Wärtsilä.
Maryam Esmaeilzadeh stood infront of the CHEM department
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Moving to Finland to make solar panels from trees

Maryam Esmaeilzadeh tells us about her AScI Internship and how it’s led to a PhD place in Finland
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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
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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
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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