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Way Out There - Big blue cylinder
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Secrets of our universe live in a big blue cylinder

There isn’t much on Earth but you can find it just about everywhere else — how a type of helium might tell us how everything we know got its start.
Bakteeriselluloosa
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2018 in a glimpse: materials revolution, Nobel laureates in economics, and students’ breathtaking art projects

This past year art and science were celebrated once again at Aalto University
SLA havainnekuva viheralueista Kuva: SLA
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Green and urban campus

Otaniemi and the Aalto University campus are set to undergo rapid change, with plenty of new development in the works. At the same time, the character of the urban areas will be transformed into an inviting oasis of outdoor environments and verdant spaces.
Our new Facebook Live Series, Way Out There, kicks off on 9 January
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#WayOutThere on Facebook Live

Join us Wednesdays in January for our interview series on distant galaxies, the beginnings of the universe and new space
Smart Art - Where art meets math
Research & Art Published:

Where art meets math

Antti Oulasvirta’s work at Aalto University combines art, design, psychology and artificial intelligence—for entirely new ways of studying human-machine interaction.
Mittauksia Grönlannista vuonna 2011 tammikuusta maaliskuulle
Press releases Published:

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.

Europe and Finland have the potential to become world leaders in battery recycling

Batteries are needed for energy storage and electric transport – both play a significant role in climate control. In addition, the continuous growth in consumer electronics usage further increases the demand for batteries.
Research & Art
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Seminar, battery

Campus steps into a new era

School of Arts, Design and Architecture and the School of Business move to their new and modern facilities.
Campus
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Väre aula arkkitehtuurikuva Kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo / Aalto-yliopisto

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

Quantum Garden uses sculpture to get the public to train AI

The sculpture gathers data sequences to help solve a quantum computing problem.
Research & Art
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Smart Art - Quantum Garden

Young scientists meet Millennium Technology Prize winners in Singapore

This week, the Global Young Scientists Summit once again unites Millennium Technology Prize and Nobel Prize winners with some of the best young scientists from all over the world. Among them are Toni Pasanen and Juho Heiska from Aalto University.
Research & Art
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Young scientists in Singapore, photo Technology Academy of Finland

AI’s story won’t be complete without art

Aalto’s Kasperi Mäki-Reinikka wants art and technology to collide and make something new
Research & Art
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Smart Art - AI needs art

Prodeko Alumni society takes on the challenge of life-long learning with the help of peer power

Peer learning can give you a better understanding of your own strengths and those of your organisation.
Studies
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Prodeko

Media Lab students to exhibit in Seoul, South Korea in May 2019

Students from Aalto Media Lab were invited by KAIST, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and aSSIST, Seoul School of Integrated Sciences and Technologies to exhibit their works in Seoul for the second time.
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies
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Students at workshop in Otakaari 7

Retailing is going through a huge transformation

Dr Richard Cuthbertson, one of leading retail experts in the world, will join the Department of Marketing.
Appointments, Research & Art
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Richard Cuthbertson, markkinoinnin laitoksen Visiting Senior Fellow

Artificial human tissues and nature’s super coatings – the materials exhibition that took Slush by storm is now coming to Otaniemi

Come along to Aalto University and learn about the latest developments in materials research. At the same time, you can also admire the Ioncell dress worn by Finland’s First Lady Jenni Haukio at the Independence Day Reception.
Research & Art
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Bakteeriselluloosa

Student team learned a lot from the case competition in Montréal

Student teams of the School of Business participate yearly in various case competitions abroad.
Studies
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John Molson -case-kilpailuun osallistunut neljän kylterimiehen tiimi

Intelligent materials make the manufacturing ecosystems and companies’ business models more sustainable

Better use of information and materials requires intense and more open cooperation between companies.
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Valmistuksen ekosysteemi. Kuva: Esko Hakanen.

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Ville Pulkki Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts
Exhibitions and fairs

Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts by professor Ville Pulkki

This exhibition comes from my curiosity towards finding a form of representing mathematical concepts through music in a clear and understandable way.
Sustainability Science Days 2019 - call for abstracts
Conferences and workshops
Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!
Opiskelijoita sohvilla
Lectures and seminars

Consumer Behavior, web course

Self-study course for independent learners