Aalto Science school

Research for a better world

We aim to change the world for the better

We Are The School of Science. Through our internationally-acclaimed high-level research we aim to make a significant impact on society.

The research at our school focuses on advanced energy solutions, condensed matter and materials physics; creation and transformation of technology based business; data science and artificial intelligence; health technology; neuroscience; and software engineering.

Get to know more information about us below, including information on joining us to research and study.

News

Artistic image of a graphene bolometer controlled by electric field. Credit: Heikka Valja.

New detector breakthrough pushes boundaries of quantum computing

A new paper published in Nature shows potential for graphene bolometers to become a game-changer for quantum technology

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Two white-face sakis sitting on a tree branch and grooming in Korkeasaari Zoo

Scientists develop a sound device to allow monkeys living in a Finnish zoo to play sounds and music

The use of sounds is a promising way to improve the life and wellbeing of animals living in captivity

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Current news

Samuel Kaski
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Samuel Kaski receives major international funding for the development of AI methods

Aalto University Professor Samuel Kaski has been awarded the Turing AI World-Leading Researcher Fellowship to establish a new center of excellence. The funding relates to Kaski’s work at the University of Manchester, but Finnish research on modeling user intent will also benefit.
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Systems intelligent organisations succeed – regardless of structures

Aalto University researchers have created a new metric for a successful organisation capable of learning.
Scehmatic of a heavy fermion on graphene
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Unlocking radiation-free quantum technology with graphene

A new paper has shown it is possible to make heavy fermions in subtly modified graphene, which is much cheaper and safer
Crystal Flowers exhibition Collineation Grounds. Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Persistent students created an exhibition combining math and art despite exceptional circumstances

The sheltered courtyard next to the main lobby of the Undergraduate Centre and its dark-red brick, black granite and copper clad façade provides a solid frame for the 2021 exhibition, Collineations grounds.

What's on?

Upcoming events at the school

AQP seminars
Online event

AQP Seminar: Microwave single-tone optomechanics in the classical regime

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminars (Zoom). Speaker: Ilya Golokolenov (Institut Néel, Grenoble, France)
Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of applied physics, M.Sc. Elsa Mannila

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Counting nonequilibrium quasiparticles in a superconductor"
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Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis in the field of Computer Science, M.Sc. (Tech) Juhi Somani

Title of the thesis is: "Statistical and computational analysis of high-throughput ‘omics’ datasets for understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases"
Resource Wisdom Designs for a Cooler_Planet heroimage design Aino Salonen and Oona Raadelma
Exhibitions and fairs

Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021

We design for future generations. Have a look at Aalto's radical ideas and prototypes contributing to a cooler future.

We're building a global community.

Meet the School

Academician Riitta Hari receives the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters Academy Award

The award is the most prestigious recognition of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, and it is granted to a particularly distinguished member for their scientific work.

Kuva: Studio Kari Likonen Oy.

Meet the new director of OtaNano

Anna Rissanen, the new director of OtaNano, tells us about her role in developing OtaNano for the future

Kuva: Anna Rissanen.

‘We managed to turn a major risk into a great opportunity’

To make sure the Fusion Grid project could continue, Marko Nieminen travelled to Namibia and drove 1,400 kilometres to transport necessary equipment to the village of Oniipa and make it to KLM’s final flight to Europe

Marko Nieminen vaakakuva

How to create things that don’t exist

The newest theoretical physics professor at Aalto calculates what we need to do to create electronic states that can’t otherwise exist in nature, and how we can harness them for quantum computing

Professor Lado in the physics department coffee room

Five-year ERC funding to develop the next generation of carbon-based white OLED lights

Postdoctoral Researcher Konstantinos Daskalakis aims to make OLED lighting cheaper, brighter and more efficient

Photo: Mikko Raskinen.

Anna Cichonska uses data science to develop better healthcare

Dr. Cichonska has received two awards for her dissertation and now she helps develop preventive medicine using data science

Anna Cichonska by the sea photo Matti Ahlgren Aalto University
Kuva: Erica Nyholm.

Meet the Dean

 

The meetings  on every Friday at 13.00 - 14.00:

https://aalto.zoom.us/j/576548703

 

 

 

 

 

Contact the School of Science
Aalto University Undergraduate Building Y Block

School of Science: governance

Information about the management and administration of the School of Science.

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