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People at Aalto

The university has six schools with 12 000 students and 4 000 employees of whom about 400 are professors. While our new People page is still under development, visit our current Aalto People site. Get to know our experts in technology, business and art.

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Aalto University contact information

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For the media

Aalto University Communications helps media representatives in all questions related to the university. You're welcome to contact us!

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Browse through the Aalto University contact information in our directory or contact Communications Services.

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Browse research and find researchers

You can find publications, research units and departments in the research information portal.

Sustainable Metals Processing, hands-on research

Stories from Aalto people

Aalto-yliopisto, Otaniemi stories: Jennifer S. Lipkin & Heli Juuti, tila- ja kalustesuunnittelun opiskelijoita / Kuvaaja: Sinikoski

Jennifer S. Lipkin ja Heli Juuti

Illnesses, abscesses, viruses, aliens and rebirth. Those are themes we’ve been immersing ourselves in today. We’re still at the starting line.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Katrín Ólína, Aalto University’s Artist-in-Residence at ADD Lab / Photographer: Sinikoski

Katrín Ólína

During my stay in ADD Lab I have created a collection of 40 talismans. The Talismans are remedies, ideas and energies that we can connect with, that can help us develop ourselves.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Yeong Seok Ki, Student of Architecture / Photographer: Sinikoski

Yeong Seok Ki

Alvar Aalto is really famous in Korea. That’s why I chose to come to Otaniemi.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Anna Kholina, doctoral student in Design / photographer: Sinikoski

Anna Kholina

We are organising the hackathon where students find ideas and solutions for how to build the new Aalto Studios so it can become the media center of the future.



Vice Presidents

Antti Ahlava
Vice President, Campus Development
Ossi Naukkarinen
Vice President, Research
Hannu Seristö
Vice President, External Relations
Petri Suomala
Vice President, Education
Anna Valtonen
Vice President, Art and Creative Practices


Ingmar Björkman
Dean, School of Business
Jyri Hämäläinen
Dean, School of Electrical Engineering
Gary Marquis
Dean, School of Engineering
Anna Valtonen
Dean, School of Arts, Design and Architecure


Marianna Bom
Chief Financial Officer
Kati Hagros
Chief Digital Officer
Teppo Heiskanen
Director, Advancement and Corporate Engagement
Head of Legal
Sirkku Linna
Development Director
Jaakko Salavuo
Communications Director