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Clear user experience goals behind Rolls-Royce Marine's Red Dot design award

The concept of UX goals, developed by Aalto University, were essential to the success of Rolls-Royce Marine's user experience team in designing the award-winning solution.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Experience_Design_Rolls_Royce_Marine_Intelligent_Awareness

Research enhances understanding of sustainable production and consumption systems in circular economy

What does the recent research offer us in the fields of metal- and wood-based fiber systems for circular economy? How can we build sustainable business models and governance of circular systems? These issues were taken a closer look at Aalto Sustainability Hub’s seminar in November 2018.
Research & Art
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Aalto Sustainability Hub / Mari Lundström

A layer just a few atoms deep can work wonders

The atomic layer deposition (ALD) technique developed by Tuomo Suntola revolutionised information technology in the 2000s. Now researchers are using it to make better catalysts, solar cells of record efficiency and hybrid materials that transport medicines and generate electricity from bodily waste heat.
Research & Art, University
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Illustration of various ALD applications by Ida-Maria Wikström.

A novel approach to construct a highly active and durable nanocatalyst offers solutions to energy storage problems

A green, simple and easy method opens up new possibilities for MOF-based nanocatalysts.
Research & Art
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Nanocatalyst

Half a million funding from Business Finland for the development of circular economy of metals

The funded sub-project of Aalto is part of SYMMET, which is searching for solutions to the increasing need for metallic materials.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Metallurgian tutkimuslaitteistoa / kuva: Glen Forde

Ahtisaari Days in Espoo to focus on ways to design peace

Espoo will celebrate the annual Ahtisaari Days on 15 November with the theme 'Everyone is a peacemaker'.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Ahtisaari-päivät 2018

Finland to lead European battery industry research into recycling - project will be led by Outotec and Aalto University

The European Commission has invited Finland to coordinate battery industry related research into recycling in Europe.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Akkututkija tekemässä tutkimusta / Kuva Nita Vera

Will there be enough water in the future? Interactive map shows water scarcity globally

Water Scarcity Atlas is a freely available educational tool to help us all make more sustainable choices in day-to-day life.
Research & Art
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Water Scarcity Map of the World

Artificial intelligence meets art

The story of AI will not be fully explored without the inclusion of art, believes doctoral student Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka, who wants to collide art and technology – while exploiting the tensions that exist between them.
Research & Art, University
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Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka. Photographer: Veera Konsti.

One atom at a time

AI is not only changing the way we process data, it’s changing how we carry out research, period.
Research & Art, University
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Milica Todorovic and Patrick Rinke. Photographer: Venla Helenius.

The next material revolution will start in the forest

Plastic straws and utensils will soon be history but they will not be missed, as something much better will replace them.
Research & Art, University
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A green leaf. Photographer: Aleksi Poutanen.

New method enables the recovery of trace platinum concentrations

Renewable energy and electric traffic will increase the need for critical metals. Even the smallest quantities of metal must be recovered.
Research & Art
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Platinalla pinnoitettu hiilipala / Kuva: Petteri Halli

Metals needed for climate solutions – will what we have be enough?

Metal recovery and production processes using secondary raw materials must be developed and awareness of the need for recycling increased.
Research & Art
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Liikenne / kuva: Adolfo Vera

Latest Magazine issue focuses on artificial intelligence

Hot off the press, Aalto University Magazine 23 takes a look at AI.
Research & Art, University
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Aalto University Magazine 23 covers. Photo: Anni Kääriä.

Investigating the secrets of neural networks

Researcher Miika Aittala applies AI tools known as neural networks on graphics problems at MIT in Boston.
Research & Art, University
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Miika Aittala. Photographer: Mikko Raskinen.

Can smart devices really understand us?

Virtual helpers have introduced interactive artificial intelligence into our everyday lives. But how do they work?
Research & Art, University
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Kuvituskuvassa ääniaaltoja, ihmisen korva ja pään sisäinen mikropiiri: Kuvittaja: Ida-Maria Wikström.

AI puts precision back into medical treatment

Artificial intelligence could tap into the enormous volumes of data not only on our bodily systems and genetic heritage, but also on various pharmaceutical substances – and help physicians design our treatments individually.
Research & Art, University
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Illustration of a group of people. Photographer: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Wastewater nutrients converted into clean fertiliser

A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.
Research & Art, University
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A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.

Neste and Aalto University to begin strategic research cooperation to strengthen Finnish competitiveness

Neste and Aalto University to begin strategic research cooperation to strengthen Finnish competitiveness
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Aalto-yliopiston ja Nesteen välisen aiesopimuksen allekirjoitus 10.10.2018

Merja Penttilä obtains over 1 million euro funding to synthetic biology from the Wihuri Foundation

Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation has granted on 9 October 2018 funding for the establishment of a Centre for Young Synbio Scientists, a programme led by Professor Merja Penttilä.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Merja Penttilä