Celebrating our 10th birthday!

In ten years, Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business and created a world-class centre of expertise.

An aerial view of the Aalto University campus at sunset/ Photo by Mika Huisman

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In ten years, Aalto University has created a world-class centre of expertise

Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business at the Otaniemi campus and is now one of the world's leading universities in these key areas. Aalto celebrates its 10th anniversary on Wednesday 8 January 2020.
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Shaping a sustainable future – new strategy published

The new strategy was published at the university’s 10th anniversary celebration on 8 January.
An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat
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How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo
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Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
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Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 10-14 February

Are you interested in artificial intelligence, platforms, circular economy or digital ethics? During the Call a Researcher week on 10-14 February, anyone has the opportunity to chat with researchers. Book your time now!
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Finding your way in the dark depends on your internal clock

Surprising results show how circadian rhythm changes the way mammals can see

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Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo
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Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
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“It’s up to our generation to end climate crisis” – millennials

Survey finds more than half are confident that humanity can find a solution
Piirroskuvassa esitetään arkipäivän tavallisia esineitä, kuten kahvinkeitin, jääkaappi, suihku, sekä liikennevälineitä, kuten auto ja polkupyörä, sekä rakennuksia. Kuvittaja: Jolanda Jokinen.
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Farewell, oil!

It’s time to turn our backs on an old friend that has now hatched into an enemy.

Schools, departments and units

Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.

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Research and Art

At Aalto University, we create conditions for innovations, sustainable economic growth, employment and wellbeing. Our unique combinations of fields enables us to solve grand societal problems.

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Doctoral programmes

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Art and creative practices

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Exhibitions and fairs

UNFOLD at the Finnish Museum of Photography

The Unfold exhibition introduces a group of photographic artists from the master's degree program in photography at Aalto University.
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Lectures and seminars

Department of Applied Physics Research Seminar: Dr. Aline Ramires

Dr. Aline Ramires (Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany) will give a research seminar "Understanding Complex Superconductors through the Concept of Superconducting Fitness".
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of engineering physics, Libin Wang, MSc

Thermal relaxation in nanodevices at sub-kelvin temperatures
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Lectures and seminars

AQP Seminar: Towards a sensitive microwave photon detection

Aalto Quantum Physics Seminar (Micronova). Speaker: Prof.Evgeni Il’ichev (Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, P.O. Box 100239, D-07702 Jena, Germany)

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Mcha Khamis and Liisa Åström
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Aalto students from past to present: Transition from student life to career life

As a student who is just starting to find his first steps in the industry, Aalto student Mcha Khamis was wondering what kind of skills were needed for him to fit into the job market.
Students in the Aalto University Learning Centre / photo by Unto Rautio
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Tutkain 2020-2022 project provides Finnish digital newspapers and magazines for research use

Researchers will be able to use Finnish newspapers and magazines from 1930–2018 digitised by the National Library.
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An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat
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How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Lively and thriving

Aalto University's main campus in Otaniemi is a renewable and living environment for research, art, learning, entrepreneurship and housing. The campus area inspires to collaborate, try out new ideas and innovate together.

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