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A photo of a black hole was a distant dream – until now

Aalto’s Tuomas Savolainen helped make history with the first image of a black hole located 55 million light years away
Research & Art
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Tuomas Savolainen

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

Aalto University contributed to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87
Research & Art
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Graduates from the School of Electrical Engineering are happy to offer their expertise to students

At the ELEC Career Café, students at the School of Electrical Engineering had a unique opportunity to meet with business leaders and experts over a cup of coffee.
Cooperation, University
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Aalto University / Farah Salah at Aalto ELEC Career Café / photo: Linda Koskinen

Aalto nabs 3 ERC Advanced Grants

Aalto University has been awarded €6.3 million by the European Research Council to support three research projects over the next five years.
Research & Art, University
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ERC grant awardees 2019

Virtual world took people to space

The School of Electrical Engineering organised its traditional Research Winter Day on 13 March. This time, research was presented through demos.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Aalto University / Aalto satellites family / photo: Linda Koskinen

Nominate your choice for the Award for Quality Teaching

Nominate your choice for the Award for Quality Teaching
Studies
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Award for Quality Teaching

Outstanding referee 2019 award to Aalto University physicists

Professors Päivi Törmä and Sergei A. Tretyakov named Outstanding Referees by the American Physical Society.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Breakthrough in photonics: data-transmitting light signal gets power boost from nanosized amplifier

An international team of researchers from Aalto University and Université Paris-Sud has significantly improved the propagation of data inside a microchip
Press releases, Research & Art
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John Rönn Micronova

Send it up, up and away? Maybe not, space junk is a problem!

Clearing up the world’s space junk can pave the way for better mobile infrastructure and other ways to move into space
Research & Art
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Way Out There - space junk

Space weather can be trying for Arctic regions – new technique aids space weather forecasting

Technique analyses changes to magnetic fields. Space weather impacts Arctic regions through its effects on electricity networks, mining operations and shipping.
Press releases
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Quantum Technology studies begin at Aalto – Pioneering physics student Artturi Jalli is already programming the IBM quantum computer

The unique Quantum Technology major takes you to the forefront of the ongoing quantum revolution in computation, communication, sensing, and simulation.
Studies
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Quantum Garden

Dim light from far-away galaxies deserves a second look

Radio waves are being picked up from galaxies long considered to be silent. What’s up?
Research & Art
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Way Out There - Metsähovi Radio Observatory

What do we see in a mirror? New metasurfaces look “bright” at one direction, while “dark” for the opposite direction

Researchers at Aalto University developed metasurfaces with extreme angle-asymmetric response. The new device can be a good or bad reflector depending on the angle the light hits it.
Press releases, Research & Art, University
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Metamirrors show different things to different observers

Hey, space!

An updated course in radio astronomy allows students to observe far-away galaxies with the help of Finland's only radio telescope used for astronomical research.
Studies
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Aalto University / Students walking towards Metsähovi radio observatory / photo: Linda Koskinen

Tailoring the surface of carbon may hold the key to monitoring patient blood in real-time

Machine learning is increasing the pace of development of customised carbon surfaces with a wide variety of applications
Press releases, Research & Art
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Hiilen muodostamia paikallisia atomirakenteita on lukuisa määrä, mutta ne voidaan jaotella vain muutamiin ryhmiin, joilla on tyypilliset atomi- ja elektroniset ominaisuudet.

Quantum physics and technology research receives billion-euro funding from the EU — Aalto University involved in three projects

Aalto University research groups will study and develop technology for quantum communication, ultra-sensitive magnetic sensors based on quantum optics, and photon-emitting quantum chips. The Quantum Flagship launched by the European Union will provide funding for ten years and for over 5000 researchers with one billion euros. The flagship will consolidate the best quantum physics research in Europe and transfer quantum technology from the lab to the market.
Press releases
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Aalto University Quantum Bit Silicon Chip. Image: Jan Goetz.

Space professor's research looks twenty-five years into the future

Esa Kallio, the man behind upcoming missions to send space probes to Mercury and Jupiter, blends the right mix of childish curiosity and steely determination.
Research & Art
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Esa Kallio

For Professor Antti Räisänen, sociability is about caring for others

Professor Antti Räisänen has completed his long academic career, beginning his retirement on 1 October 2018.
Research & Art, University
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Aalto University / Professori Antti Räisänen / photo: Dmitri Chicherin

Research Alliance to drive innovation in the automation of transport and logistics

Finland is home to technological excellence with world-leading experience in the development of autonomous transport and logistics.
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Aalto University/Maankäytön suunnittelu ja liikennetekniikka

QS Ranking: Aalto places 140th in the world

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.
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