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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Photo: Koite Health.

New high-tech mouthwash uses light to kill harmful bacteria on teeth

The new method developed by Finnish researchers is based on dual-light photodynamic therapy. The method doesn’t interfere with friendly bacteria in the mouth, or cause bacterial resistance

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ARTS studio with a close-up on colourful yarns on a loom, image by Mikko Raskinen

SCI Diversity and Inclusivity Fund – Application period extended

The School of Science is funding projects that foster and encourage diversity, inclusivity and equality

School of Science

Current news

In Tension 4 Photo by_ Eeva Suorlahti
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Near futures online exhibition provides a view into future solutions

The socially impactful projects of the master's students who graduated in the academic year 2019–2020 are now on display in an online exhibition.
Super hydrophobic surfaces by Juha Juvonen
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Major breakthrough in extremely water-repellent materials makes them durable enough for the real world

A new armour-plated superhydrophobic material has been developed for potential uses in medical equipment, solar panels and more
A board room
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Should corporate boards be involved in the strategy of companies?

When company boards get involved in the management’s strategy, accountability can be compromised
Brain
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Three brain research projects receive Academy of Finland funding

The three projects examine the long-term effects of premature birth, emotional states within groups, and children's brain activity during language processing. The total sum granted to these Aalto projects is about EUR one million.

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Meet the School

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

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

Emilia Lahti

Shaking up Tech brings hundreds of female students together to explore technology

Showcasing technologies ranging from spider silk stretching to VR trips through space and talks from inspiring speakers, the event made it clear that technology is for everyone.

Shakin up Tech, biomimeettinen silkki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

'Mathematics is a bridge between different disciplines'

Psychology, medicine and philosophy are some of the subjects that Silja Sormunen has studied. That is why Complex Systems, part of Life Science Technologies programme, felt like just the thing she had been looking for. She is also in the Doctoral Track programme.

Silja Sormunen standing on a forest path in Otaniemi
Kuva: Erica Nyholm.

Meet the Dean

Please note that the meetings on 22.5. and 29.5. have been cancelled.

Last meetings this summer will be on 5.6. and 12.6.

The meeting on every Friday at 13.00 - 14.00 will be arranged with Zoom:

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

Details:

🕑 13:00 – 14:00

 

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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