School of Science

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

Learn More.
Magneettinen monopoli

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.

Read more!
Image: Jean-Marc Bodson, Erasme.

News

Muistio vuodelta 1988
Press releases Published:

New study reveals what happens when public services and market forces collide

Research shows that when a government agency becomes a state-owned company, responsibilities for decision-making get less clear, and risk-taking and salaries can go up
Apulaisprofessori Arno Solin
Research & Art Published:

”Machine learning excited me before I knew it was a thing”

Arno Solin received funds allocated to young researchers in the summer of 2019. Solin is excited about machine learning, as it offers a way to both delve deep into theory and solve real-life problems.
Timo Korkeamäki. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen.
Appointments, Press releases Published:

Timo Korkeamäki appointed Dean of School of Business

Professor Korkeamäki joins Aalto from the Hanken School of Economics
Oona Ojala studied how the cultivation conditions of luxury products such as coffee and cocoa will evolve with climate change. Photo: Elisa Dametto
Studies Published:

Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

An innovative pilot course studied the circular economy, arts and systemic changes.

Events

Erkki_Oja_Computer_Science_2019_photo_Aalto_University_Matti_Ahlgren
Lectures and seminars

Erkki Oja IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award Lecture

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI is proud to host Erkki Oja’s IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award Lecture on neural networks. The lecture is free of charge and open to everyone. The lecture will be followed by an informal cocktail event. For catering purposes, we ask you to register beforehand. Welcome!
Fintech
Lectures and seminars

Aalto Fintech Seminar Series presents: The possibilities of AI and machine learning in financial industry

While the first presentation by Risto Siilasmaa provides a pragmatic introduction to machine learning, the second presentation by Kaj Hagros introduces a tangible application of Investment decisions powered by machine learning.
Falling Walls Founder on stage holding card
Exhibitions and fairs

Falling Walls Lab Finland: Hear about the most innovative ideas around right now

Sign up today for an opportunity to hear innovative ideas and groundbreaking research from scientists and creatives working in Finland right now
CS Forum
Lectures and seminars

CS Forum: Tommi Kärkkäinen "Distance-based Machine Learning Methods for Nanoclusters"

CS forum is a seminar series arranged at the CS department - open to everyone free-of-charge. Coffee is served at 15:15 and the talk begins at 15:30.

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.

School of Science
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
Aalto University/Unto Rautio

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
Aalto University / School of Science / Collaboration

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Where to find us

Undergraduate Centre

Address: Otakaari 1
Mon-Fri 8.00-15.30

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

Maarintie 8

Maarintie 8, Espoo

Maarintie 8

Computer Science building

Address: Konemiehentie 2. Mon-Fri 8.00 - 15.30

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-Fri 8.00–15.30

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

Micronova cleanroom kuva: Aino Huovio

OIH – Open Innovation House

Address: Maarintie 6
Mon–Fri 8.00–16.00.

Open innovation house
  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!