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Hakijamäärät 2019 / Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto
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Over 12 000 applicants to Bachelor’s programmes

Number of applicants increased from last year.

From nanopaper to pancakes, student-built devices at Mechatronic Circus put on a variety show

Mechatronics course culminates in an event featuring student projects and circus antics.
Studies
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mekatroniikan sirkus 2019 robottikäsi asmo kaasinen ja olli malmi

Appointment to a tenure track position at the Department of Finance

Dr. Juha Joenväärä has been appointed as Assistant Professor (2nd term) of Finance.
Appointments
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€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.

Call for abstracts: ISSAV/ESWC 2019 (UPDATE: Deadline extended!)

Submit your abstract for the International Seminar on Safety and Security of Autonomous Vessels and European STAMP Workshop and Conference.
Research & Art
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Kandidaattikeskuksen Y-osa ulkoapäin / Kuvaaja Tuomas Uusheimo

New materials for fuel cells

Researchers from Aalto University and Northeastern University (China) have demonstrated a solid oxide fuel cell based on a single-oxide SrTiO2 electrolyte. A high power density of 620 mW per cm2 with hydrogen as fuel was obtained. The electrolyte forms a mixed proton and oxygen ion conductor with a core-shell structure
Research & Art
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HRTEM of SrTiO2

Aalto University ranked 5th in partnership in THE University Impact Ranking

The overall ranking of Aalto University was 19th. The international Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings assess universities against the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
University
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green wall

Changing work presents a wealth of research topics

Is there anything stable left in work life? At least constant change, say Future of Work researches, and advocate joining forces in work related research.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Hertta Vuorenmaa ja Eero Vaara. Kuva: Venla Helenius.

Kalle Keinonen was nominated the Ceremonial Garland Weaver for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

For the first time in the school’s history the position is held by a male student. The piece of jewerly for the Ceremonial Garland Weaver was designed by Theo Weckström.
Studies, University
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Kalle Keinonen / Theo Weckström. Kuva: Veera Konsti

Dinner tables instead of dumpsters

When a consumer movement in Germany started to develop ways to reduce food waste, a large number of usable food products closing their expiry date ended up on consumers’ plates instead of the landfill.
Research & Art
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The photo shows dumpster divers

Imagining a future without carbon

With a changing climate, our future is uncertain. Design can help us create the future we want to become reality.

Research & Art
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Idil Gaziulusoy

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.

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

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Lectures and seminars

Ramboll lectures

The Ramboll lectures began in January and are open to all Aalto University students and staff.
SpecialSeminar_AaltoEvent
Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Lassi Haaranen "Broadening Automated Assessment: Improving Learning Experiences with Computing Education Research"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 09:00 in lecture room TU3, TUAS building.
SpecialSeminar_AaltoEvent
Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Arto Hellas "Modern Education Race: Digital Education, Massive Open Online Courses, Microdegrees"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 14:00 in lecture room TU3, TUAS building.
Updated 17.4.2019
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