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.

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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

KQCircuits Chip Design. Picture: IQM.
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IQM announces KQCircuits - An open-source software to design superconducting quantum processors

IQM Quantum Computers (IQM) announced today its open-source
software tool KQCircuits to automate the design of superconducting quantum processors. KQCircuits is a Python library jointly developed by Aalto University and IQM using the KLayout design program.
instagram posts about Covid
Research & Art Published:

How is Instagram used by the leading health agencies to engage with the public during the COVID-19 crisis?

Social media messaging depicting well known personalities, influencers, and celebrities received greater engagement.
Professor Paler infront of the Comptuer Science department
Appointments Published:

Alexandru Paler: Creating software for quantum computers

The newest professor to join the computer Science department tells us about how, when you cut through all the hype, quantum computing is full of interesting challenges that unites diverse fields
Professori Stephan Sigg, image: Evelin Kask
Studies Published:

Professor Stephan Sigg: Communications and Data Science offers a good mix of relevant topics

In this master's programme, students study in two different European universities. Professor Sigg reminds that studying in different environments and countries opens many new doors.

What's on?

Upcoming events at the school

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Online event

AQP Seminar: Electrical low-frequency 1/f^γ noise due to surface diffusion of scatterers on an ultralow noise graphene platform

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminars (Zoom). Speaker: Weijun Zeng (Low Temperature Laboratory, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University)
AQP seminars
Online event

AQP Seminar: Thermodynamics of gambling Demons

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminars (Zoom). Speaker: Diego Subero Rengel (Aalto University, Department of Applied Physics)
Laptop computer keyboard detail / photo: Aalto University, Matti Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Aalto CS Theory Seminar

Weekly series of talks on a broad scope of Computer Science theory.
Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021
Exhibitions and fairs

Helsinki Design Week 2021 lands in Otaniemi in September, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

What is wise to design for future generations? Luxurious biocolours from fields, wearable solar cells and a lot more. Have a look into the 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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