Triton cluster detail photograph

Science-IT provides infrastructure for high-level computational research at Aalto University and is coordinated by the School of Science.

Science-IT acts as Aalto’s SCI lead project and has extensive collaboration both within Aalto as well as with other Finnish universities and CSC.

Science-IT serves midrange computing and special resources needed by the School of Science and Aalto University researchers. Current research areas are:

  • method development
  • computational materials research
  • network research
  • neuroscience
  • data mining
  • machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Science-IT’s flagship is the Triton computational cluster, which provides resources for data-intensive needs and highly parallel problems able to utilize MPI or GPU technologies. A wide range of research areas can benefit from the computational capabilities offered by Triton, including nanotechnology, complex systems, data mining, and neuroscience.

Science-IT is part of the Finnish Grid and Cloud Infrastructure (FCGI). The FGCI research infrastructure provides effective decentralised computational capacity for all branches of science as well as industrial cooperation for the utilisation of the newest grid and cloud technologies. Its goal is to combine resources from various parts of Finland into one broad platform for intensive, demanding computational tasks.

For further information: Science-IT ( and user instructions/scientific computing guide (

Scientific Computing Specialist Mikko Hakala
[email protected]
tel. +358 50 384 1575

This service is provided by:

School of Science

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