School of Science

Science for tomorrow’s technology, innovations, and businesses.

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Brain recordings show that background noise strongly impairs children’s ability to concentrate on a single speaker

A new brain-imaging study compared the cocktail party effect between adults and children. The purpose was to understand how children can cope the often noisy surroundings in which they grow and learn.

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News

Hoitolaitteen testausta laitteen kehityksestä vastaavan insinöörin Ossi Kaikkosen toimesta. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.
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New laser therapy seeks to halt the progression of age-related vision loss

The Maculaser heat treatment heats the back of the eye with a near-infrared laser while precisely controlling the temperature during the treatment. The goal is to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an individualised, safe and effective manner.
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Funding by the Academy of Finland September call totals EUR 20.6 million

Funding was granted by three Academy of Finland Research Councils: Biosciences, Health and the Environment; Culture and Society; Natural Sciences and Engineering

Infografiikkakuva talouden sijoituksesta NTU-rankingissa.
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Aalto’s Economics and Business ranks 79th in NTU ranking

Computer science landed 95th place and four other subjects in technology among top 150
Juha Siivola ja Ilkka Hyytiäinen. Kuva: Matthew Allinson.
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Meet the new Innovation Advisors at SCI

We chat to Ilkka Hyytiäinen and Juha Siivola who, along with Tuomas Planman will support the school as innovation advisors

Events

Image: Taneli Luotoniemi.
Exhibitions and fairs

IN TRANSITION - Mathematics and Art student exhibition at the Espoo Cultural Centre

The exhibition showcases student work from the Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors course
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.
Sahely Bhadra
Lectures and seminars

CS Forum: Sahely Bhadra, Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad "Warping Resilient Time Series Embeddings"

CS forum is a seminar series arranged at the Department of Computer Science - open to everyone free-of-charge. Coffee is served at 14:00 and the talk begins at 14:15.
Väitöstilaisuus, DI Petri Hirvonen
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of engineering physics, Petri Hirvonen, M.Sc.(Tech.)

Two-dimensional materials take it slow: phase field crystal models help in modeling the slow evolution of microstructures

Departments and centres

With our internationally acclaimed, high-level research, we change the world for the better. The research at the School of Science 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. We create and transform technology-based businesses, energy sciences (including nuclear engineering), and neuroscience and technology.

We currently host two Finnish Centres of Excellence in research.

To learn more about the impact we make, get to know our five departments:

Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Our main research areas are algebra and discrete mathematics, analysis, applied mathematics and mechanics, stochastics and statistics, and systems analysis and operations research.

Mathematics and Systems Analysis research

Department of Applied Physics

The Department of Applied Physics pursues vigorous research in physical sciences and creates important industrial applications that hold great technological potential.

Quantum Garden

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science provides world-class research and education in modern computer science to foster future science and society.

PML Research Group in Department of Computer Science

Department of Industrial Engineering and Management

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management studies and drives the transformation of technology-based business.

DIEM guild Prodeko

Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

We study system-level dynamic functions of the human brain, mind and body.

Illustration of combined TMS and EEG methods

Our community

Nelli Lähteenmäki. Kuvaaja: Mikko Raskinen

Nelli Lähteenmäki's unique story

Nelli Lähteenmäki, who did her Master of Science degree at Aalto University, has been able to achieve a lot.

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Miika Aittala. Photographer: Mikko Raskinen.

Investigating the secrets of neural networks

Researcher Miika Aittala applies AI tools known as neural networks on graphics problems at MIT in Boston.

News
Smart Art - Quantum Garden

Quantum Garden uses sculpture to get the public to train AI

The sculpture gathers data sequences to help solve a quantum computing problem.

News
Emilia Lahti

What the Finnish concept of sisu can offer the world

First study dedicated to the world-famous concept: sisu can help people exceed preconceived limitations, but can be detrimental when used unwisely

News
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Tenure track

The objective of the tenure track career system is to support professors’ academic freedom and to reach world class in research and/or artistic and professional work, teaching and activity in scientific community and academic leadership.

Interested in tenure track?

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.

Collaboration with corporates, employers and alumni
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Strategic Centres

School of Science currently hosts seven strategic centres that work to bring our strategy to life. They tie together efforts in both in research and education and strive for impact in society.

Powerpoint Presentation with facts and figures about the School of Science

Meet the Dean. Image: Anne Tapanainen.
Meet the Dean. Image: Anne Tapanainen.

Meet the Dean

You are welcome to meet the Dean on Fridays at 13.00-14.30, T-building Learning Hub, Konemiehentie 2. Any changes in the schedule will be informed in advance. Meet the Dean is an informal event, you are welcome to talk about anything with the Dean.

The next Meet the Dean takes place in August. An exact date will be informed later.

 

 

 

 

 

Where to find us

Undergraduate Centre

Address: Otakaari 1
Mon-Thu 7.45-21.00, Fri 7.45-20.00

Aalto-yliopisto / Kandidaattikeskus / katsomo / kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

Computer Science building

Konemiehentie 2, Espoo

Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building

Health Technology House

Address: Otakaari 3 & Rakentajanaukio 2
Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-18.00

Otakaari 3. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate.

Otakaari 4

Address: Otakaari 4. Mechanical engineering 1, K1. Mon-Thu 7.45–20.00, Fri 7.45–20.00

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Nanotalo building

Address: Puumiehenkuja 2
Mon-Fri 7.45-16.00

Nanotalo. Puumiehenkuja 2. Kuva / Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Micronova

Address: Tietotie 3
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.30

OIH – Open Innovation House

Address: Maarintie 6
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00.

Open innovation house
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