Kaisa Nyberg's career has taken her from radio encryption algorithms to international standardisation work and finally to professor at Aalto University. According to Nyberg, the biggest contribution of her career lies in her role as a mentor to students
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'There have also been PhD students in my group, and I haven’t been able to officially act as their advisor. Some of my students have finished their PhD before me.'
A typical problem in teamwork is an imbalance in participation – a few team members are active but not everyone's voice is heard. The Visentools project uses visual tools and haptic feedback to make workshops and team meetings more participatory and meaningful. The project is funded by Business Finland and has been piloted since May.
Network scientists have studied people’s social behaviour based on almost two billion tech-mediated interactions and found that people form and maintain their social circles in similar ways across various channels
Aalto University is also involved in three other new flagships of the Research Council of Finland – the flagships of digital water expertise, education, and mathematical imaging and modelling
The flagship unites dozens of research institutions, companies, and startups in new collaborative front
”What, where, why…?”- a morning spent at the Department of Applied Physics from a child’s perspective“Bring your child to work day” 2023 took place on 24. November at the Department of Applied Physics- read what children thought of the event
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Anna Huttunen, a multi-year student tutor and current wellbeing ambassador, shares her thoughts on student wellbeing and how it could be improved.
'It’s interesting to see how physicists and chemists can be looking at the same system, and yet arrive at very different conclusions, questions, and results. In LIBER Center of Excellence, you can see the expertise from different disciplines.'
'We could learn to listen to ourselves and be kinder to ourselves. After burning out, it's really hard to climb back up. It would be easier to stop before the fall.'
Advanced Energy Technologies student Ilja Stanovohh: My future profession probably does not exist yet
It was his interest in nuclear physics that led Ilja Stanovohh to choose the Advanced Energy Technologies major.
Information networks brought Ruusu Kukkurainen and Ida Koponen together – podcast hosts talk openly about highs and lows of student life
Ida Koponen and Ruusu Kukkurainen host a podcast in which they share their experiences as university students.