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Professor Olli Ikkala wins Dutch Polymer Science award

The annual PTN Medema Lecture award is granted to a renowned international polymer scientist
Research & Art
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Olli Ikkala.

Fixing back problems and improving hygiene at music festivals: innovative ideas by this year’s undergraduate student projects

The theme of this year’s annual SCI course project was health and well-being
Studies
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Vesi-ilmapallojen heittopeli. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Science, technology, art and business collide during the annual Aalto Festival

Starting on 8 May, Aalto University showcases talent in seminars, parties, lectures and exhibitions during Aalto Festival 2019.
Studies, University
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Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova

Entrepreneurship education takes a leap forward - Lauri Järvilehto appointed as Professor of Practice

Thousands of students have already completed the program that’s designed to inspire and educate entrepreneurs to build new ventures. Järvilehto aims to develop the program further.
Appointments
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Aalto Ventures Program team

Getting a PhD in watching Twitch: exploring why millions watch people play video games

In his doctoral dissertation, Max Sjöblom examines services like YouTube and Twitch and tries to understand why people keep watching others play video games
Research & Art, Studies
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Max Sjöblom_Aalto_photo by Matti Ahlgren

Jussi Rintanen knows how to find the right option from among the countless possibilities

Algorithm-based artificial intelligence can help optimise bus routes, factories and work shift lists. It can also be used to automate the much of current software development.
Research & Art
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Jussi Rintanen

Listeners immerse themselves in audiobooks in very different ways – and this shows in the brain

In the future, a new brain research method could be used to study creativity
Research & Art
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Tutkimuksessa arvioitiin, miten lähellä tai kaukana koehenkilöiden tuottamat sanalistaukset olivat merkityksen perusteella toisistaan. Kuva: Iiro Jääskeläinen.

Digital solutions and artificial intelligence improve the quality of health care

Technology can be used, among other things, to improve the accuracy of dispensing medicines and to enhance wound care competence.
Research & Art
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NewIconin automaattinen varastojärjestelmä. Kuva: NewIcon.

What the Finnish concept of sisu can offer the world

First study dedicated to the world-famous concept: sisu can help people exceed preconceived limitations, but can be detrimental when used unwisely
Press releases, Research & Art
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Emilia Lahti

€32 million funding boost for Smart Cities Research in Tallinn & Helsinki

Smart Cities Centre of Excellence to be established as a joint project between Tallinn University of Technology and Aalto University
Cooperation, Press releases
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Image: Mikko Raskinen.

Shaking up Tech – a runaway success in 2018 – is expanding across Finland

Last year Shaking Up Tech, which encourages women to enter the field of technology, was fully booked in an hour. Thanks to the event’s expansion, more than 400 high school students can attend this year.
Press releases
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Vuoden 2018 Shaking up Tech -tunnelmia. Kuvat: Mikko Raskinen ja Matti Ahlgren.

CS Dissertation: Tuomo Lempiäinen increases understanding of capabilities and limitations of distributed systems

During his doctoral studies, Tuomo Lempiäinen studied the theory of distributed computing and participated in the organization of the ALGO conference.
Research & Art, Studies
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Tuomo Lempiäinen_photo by Matti Ahlgren

Prodeko Purpose Hackathon aims to save the planet

As well as aiming to fix the programmer shortage, topics on the 5 April event will also include the accountability of the construction industry, climate change, and the net impact of companies.
Press releases
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Prodeko-seminaari 2018. Kuva: Olli Kiikkilä.

Laura Karvonen appointed as Aalto SCI event coordinator

Laura Karvonen will be responsible for the coordination of the Shaking up Tech event as well as events and conferences of the departments.
Appointments
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Laura Karvonen

Aalto dissertation award 2019 in the School of Science

Annual prize ceremony celebrates the best doctoral dissertations of the past year
Honoured, Research & Art, University
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Sci dissertaion winners 2019

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.
Press releases, University
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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.
Studies
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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