School of Electrical Engineering

At the School of Electrical Engineering, we are experts in systems science developing integrated solutions from care of the elderly to space robotics.

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Henkilöstön tapaaminen / kuvaaja, Aalto-yliopisto, Unto Rautio

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professor Caterina Soldano, photo Annamari Tolonen
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Passion and patience are the most important qualities for a researcher

Professor Caterina Soldano aims for developing next generation electronics
Aalto University / Salu Ylirisku / photo: Linda Koskinen
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What does a Doctor of Arts do at the School of Electrical Engineering?

Salu Ylirisku, Doctor of Arts, teaches design process and related skills to aspiring engineers at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Opiskelijoita kampuksella 2019 Kuva: Unto Rautio
Studies, University Published:

Aalto University admitted 1895 new Bachelor students – amount of applicants increased

Results of the joint application for higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service
Aalto Univeristy / 5G Hack The Mall course demo / photo: Linda Koskinen
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5G Mall – a playground for young people

For the first time worldwide, upper secondary school and university students went looking for 5G technology solutions to challenges met by shopping centres.

Events

Information Technology Program (ITP)
Lectures and seminars

Information Technology Program summer studies

Complete 24 ECTS over the summer, solve real-life digital business challenges, and gain a unique skillset in information technologies, digital platforms or service design. Aalto ITP is an international and multi-disciplinary summer program taught at the School of Business.
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of Electromechanics, M.Sc. (Tech.) Devi Geetha Nair

Title of the thesis is “Inverse Thermal Analysis of Electrical Machines”
APV Summer School 2018
Lectures and seminars

Aalto Ventures Program Summer Course - Creating Multidimensional Experiences

A unique summer course organized by AVP and Flow Festival!
Dissertations

Defence in the field of Radio Engineering M. Sc. (Tech.) Colm McCaffrey

The title of thesis is “Towards power autonomous wireless sensors”

Departments and units

Research and teaching at the School of Electrical Engineering emphasise advanced energy solutions, materials, and the sustainable use of natural resources, as well as health and well-being. Our international research environment promotes fundamental research and the development of the newest technologies in co-operation with Finnish and international business activities.

The School of Electrical Engineering has four departments and two separate units.

Department of Communications and Networking

The Department of Communications and Networking (Comnet), is the largest unit in Finland in its research area.

Aalto University, Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics

The Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics (SPA) combines competence in different areas of research fields varying from ICT technology to core electrical engineering and its basic phenomena.

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Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering

Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering (ELE) conducts research and arranges related teaching courses in the fields of electromagnetics, micro and nanotechnology, radio engineering, and space technology.

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Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation is an ecosystem where scientists and engineers from different fields of microsystems, electrical engineering and automation work together to solve the most challenging scientific problems.

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Metsähovi Radio Observatory

Metsähovi Radio Observatory is the only astronomical radio observatory in Finland. Metsähovi’s main instrument is the 14-metre radio telescope, which is used around the clock, every day of the year. Its observational data is used, e.g., for studying active galaxies, the Sun, and the rotation of the Earth.

Metsähovi Radio Observatory's 14-metre radio telescope

Micronova

Micronova is Finland's national research infrastructure for micro- and nanotechnology, jointly run by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University.

Key figures

+71%

Since 2010 the amount of our professors has risen from 35 to 60 professors (+71%).

500

Our personnel consists of 500 people.

2200

Number of students. (Full-time equivalent students and the doctoral students.)

+43%

The number of doctoral degrees has risen 43% from year 2010 (42 degrees) to 2017 (60 degrees).

167

167 Master’s degrees in 2017.

170

170 Bachelor’s degrees in 2017.

School of Electrical Engineering: governance

Information about the management and administration of the School of Electrical Engineering.

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Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering

Our people

Henri Kähkönen

A doctoral student's dream: A joint doctoral thesis concept by Aalto and Saab

'The research is interesting, the work environment is pleasant, and the project has funding. Everything that a researcher could hope for is in place.'

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Varun Singh

Alumnus and entrepreneur Varun Singh shares his experience with students

Varun Singh was the first The Alumnus of the Year in 2016.

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Aalto University / University Lecturer Anu Lehtovuori / photo: Linda Koskinen

University Lecturer Anu Lehtovuori is an expert in academic multitasking

Being a university teacher is much more than just teaching. The lecturers in Aalto University are academic professionals with multiple skills, who are actively involved in research and the development of the university’s operations.

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Zheng Yan

Zheng Yan is working on several research topics relating to cyber security, privacy and trust

The School of Electrical Engineering has signed a five-year cooperation agreement with the Chinese Xidian University relating to the research of next generation wireless communications and security.

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Professor Zach Taylor/Aalto University, photo: Mortti Saarnia

Professor Zach Taylor is finding technological solutions to clinical problems

Professor Zach Taylor's research is best described by two fields: Diagnostic medical imaging and Millimetre wave and THz techniques.

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Aalto University / Janne Viskari / photo: Linda Koskinen

IT Influencer of the year Janne Viskari: ‘Master’s Degree in Technology prepares you for virtually any work’

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Communications Janne Viskari realised during his studies that he was more interested in the coordination of matters rather than in-depth expert work.

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Professor Miina Rautiainen

Miina Rautiainen’s forest images are taken from a height of hundreds of kilometres

As a professor of remote sensing, she develops methods that are needed in areas such as climate change research.

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Aalto University / Glenn Ross / photo: Linda Koskinen

’I see teaching as a great indicator of how well I myself as a researcher understand the topics’

Doctoral Candidate Glenn Ross was selected by the school community as Motivator of the year 2018 at the School of Electrical Engineering.

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At work

Tenure track

Aalto University’s tenure track career system offers a well-supported and clear career path for professor-level academics towards a permanent professorship.

Alumni

Let's do it together

As our partner, you will have an opportunity to contribute to the establishment of a new working culture and unique concentration of research, development and innovation.

School of Electrical Engineering
Aalto University / Department of Energy Technology / photographer: Adolfo Vera

Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology

The Foundation supports the scientific research and teaching of technical disciplines. The Foundation awards grants for MSc and DSc theses on a continuous basis, with the help of industry-donated funds.

Contact information

Get in contact with our management and experts and find the School of Electrical Engineering locations. We operate on Otaniemi campus.

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Maarintie 8 at Aalto University campus

Where to find us

OIH – Open Innovation House

Address: Maarintie 6
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00.

Open innovation house

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

Micronova

Address: Tietotie 3
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.30

A Grid

Address: Otakaari 5
Mon-Fri 8.00-20.00, to members 24/7.

A Grid

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. Mon-Fri 8.00 - 15.30

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building
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