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Aalto University’s academic results and campus developed favourably in 2018

The Board approved the Annual Board Report and Financial Statements for 2018 on 20 March 2019. The year 2018 was Aalto University’s ninth year of operations.
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Aalto University campus / Photo by Mika Huisman

International Women's Day alumni seminar stirs up discussion of neural networks and peace

The topics covered in the alumni seminar also included new business models and the societal impact of AI and digitalisation.
Research & Art
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Annu Nieminen

When nothing is impossible: technology sector offers a variety of career paths

The message of Aalto Junior’s Women’s Day event was that, in the field of technology, nothing is impossible for women. More than 100 participants from schools in Greater Helsinki had an opportunity to visit, among others, Aalto's space laboratory.
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Aalto Juniorin järjestämä naistenpäivän tapahtuma viesti yläkoululaisille tytöille.

AScI funding awarded to planning future energy systems and to designing penguin-inspired active surfaces

Each programme to receive funding of 150 000 € over three years.
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Are we at the limits of measuring water-repellent surfaces?

As we develop extremely liquid-repellent surfaces, the errors in existing measurement techniques are getting too large.
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Water droplet on a surface

CS Dissertation: Jarno Lintusaari reveals recent developments in approximate computational inference

In his doctoral thesis Jarno Lintusaari modeled the complex spread of tuberculosis with Approximate Bayesian computation (ABC) methods and he was one of the main developers of openly available software tool ELFI
Research & Art, Studies
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Jarno_Lintusaari_Aalto_University_photo_Matti_Ahlgren

Low Temperature Laboratory receives over one million euros in funding, opening more widely to European researchers

The Low Temperature Laboratory develops quantum sensors needed in nanoelectronics research, among other core activities
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Kylmälaboratorio on yksi maailman johtavista matalien lämpötilojen fysiikan, nanoelektroniikan ja kvanttiteknologian tutkimuskeskittymistä. Kuva: Roee Cohen.

World-leading neuroscientists gathered on Twitter for online research conference

Scientific conferences are expensive, time-consuming and often involve a heavy carbon footprint. Luckily, there are alternatives
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Twitter-konferenssi kokoaa yhteen aivokuvantamisen asiantuntijoita eri puolilta maailmaa. Kuva: Baran Aydogan.

Quantum physicists succeed in controlling energy losses and shifts

Achievement can be applied to speed up quantum computers and design new quantum technological devices
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Artictic impression of a quantum resonator coupled to environmental modes

Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou

Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou
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Anton Paar Research Award to Robin Ras and Quan Zhou

Bugs or dust? New method quickly reveals whether a surface is truly clean

By combining artificial intelligence and hyperspectral imaging, we can make sure facilities are clean during norovirus and flu season—cutting cleaning costs and reducing use of disinfectants
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Image: Mikko Raskinen.

A visual artist wielding more than a hammer

Aalto University’s fifth Artist in Residence Matthew C. Wilson explores the entangled nature of ideas.
Research & Art, University
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Aalto artist-in-residence Matthew Wilson

More recycling and business worth billions to the battery sector

The main objective of BATCircle is to generate added value to sectors manufacturing battery metals and chemicals, and their circular economy.
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Akkujätettä ja kemikaaleja. Kuva: Glen Forde

Aalto University’s Art & Design now 7th best in the world

Architecture improved its position, reaching 42nd place, while Business again made the top 100 in the recently published QS World University Rankings
Press releases, Research & Art
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

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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Faster method to read quantum memory

Scientists at Aalto University and VTT have developed a faster way to read information out of qubits, the basic building blocks of a quantum computer
Research & Art
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JI

EIT Digital Strategic Innovation Agenda 2020-2022

EIT Digital has decided on a new strategic innovation agenda for years 2020-2022.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Brain scans shine light on how we solve clues

Partnered with machine learning, brain scans reveal how people understand objects in our world.
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Merkitys / Safa Hovinen

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.
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Image: Jean-Marc Bodson, Erasme.

Surgify aims to make bone surgery safer around the world

These young entrepreneurs have already convinced doctors and investors. Their innovation is coming to operating theatres this year.
Research & Art
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surgify startup team photo annamari tolonen