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“Have the tenacity and believe in your progress" – Studying quantum, the field of the future, now

Vivian Phan is a recent BSc graduate of Aalto University’s Quantum Technology studies and currently working as part of the Micro and Quantum Systems research group. She shares what it’s like to build a career in a field that’s new and will most likely have its biggest impact years or decades from now.

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Leila Arstila solving an escape game challenge together with Santtu Sievänen. Veeti Ojanperä helped to find the solution. Copyright: David Bohmann

Meeting Linda Liukas encouraged Leila Arstila to switch to computer science - now she represented Finland in a cybersecurity competition in Austria

Leila Arstila, a Master's student at the Department of Computer Science, took part in the European Cyber Security Challenge (ECSC) in Austria 13-16 September. ECSC is an initiative by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) and aims at enhancing cybersecurity talent across Europe.

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“What I’m really looking forward to is hanging out!”

We’re interviewing our students about their experience of studying during covid. Here, we speak to Afrin Hossain about her year

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Pinja Helasuo, preparing for Wappu: We are in this together

According to physics student Pinja Helasuo, the most challenging thing in daily life during COVID-19 has been tolerating spending all the time in the same room. The Guild of Physics and Helasuo’s closest friends and family have helped her cope. Helasuo was also involved in launching the WappuApu fundraising campaign to prevent student loneliness.

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Aalto Alumni Strategy Circle shared best practices in mergers and acquisitions

The Aalto Alumni Strategy Circle brings together strategy professionals and business leaders to learn and exchange ideas about the most relevant current topics in strategy.
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Independence Day decorations for Aalto personnel

President Ilkka Niemelä is among 15 Aalto employees to receive decoration by the President of Finland. Congratulations!
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Quality together – University supports open access in science and research

Support, training and information available for researchers on open science practices
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President Ilkka Niemelä appointed as Unite! Vice President

Unite! European University Alliance will strengthen its leadership with two new Vice Presidents. Aalto University is one of the nine partner universities in the alliance founded in 2019. Unite! is building a new European university model.

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Upcoming events at the school

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Lectures and seminars

Machine Habitus: Toward a Sociology of Algorithms

Speaker: Massimo Airoldi
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Milan
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Public defence in Industrial Engineering and Management, MA Lasse Granroth

Title of the doctoral thesis is: Role of individuals and groups in organizational cultural changes
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Public defence in Computer Science, M.Sc. Julie Meyer

Title of the doctoral thesis: Numerical and perceptual evaluations of finite-difference time-domain simulations for room acoustics applications
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Public defence in Biomedical Engineering, M.Sc. Yike Huang

Title of the doctoral thesis: DNA origami-based reconfigurable chiral plasmonic nanodevices for analytical applications

Meet the School

Psyched up for computer science

How can we align technology with the way we think about, feel, and understand the world? Robin Welsch is a psychologist-turned-computer scientist on a quest to find an answer.

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Making AI fun at Aalto Family Day

CEST group hosted an interactive AI-inspired display at the recent Aalto Family Day

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Professor Matilda Backholm: Between the micro and the macro

Driven by curiosity, new Department of Applied Physics professor Matilda Backholm studies the physics of the mesoscale.

Professor Matilda Backholm facing the camera

Lasers, ice cream and a very large microscope: “Bring your child to work day” at the Department of Applied Physics

Three children spent a day at the Physics Department exploring lasers, making ice cream and taking a peek at large infrastructure on “Bring your child to work day”

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Inka Lehtimäki awarded best Master’s thesis in engineering and architecture

Aalto University graduate Inka Lehtimäki has been awarded the best Master's thesis award by tech trade unions TEK and TFiF.

Aalto University's master's degree student Inka Lehtimäki.

Inkjet printers and hydrogen dreams: Millennium Graduate Student winner Sanaz Zarabi Golkhatmi

Sanaz Zarabi employed a fabrication technique that promises to wildly increase the effectiveness of our renewable energy solutions. With it, she won first place in the Millennium Graduate Student Contest 2022.

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Management of School of Science

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

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