Graduating students to receive a modern graduation pin as a mark of their achievement

14. toukokuu 2018

Artist Inni Pärnänen’s multipurpose pin concept won the design compe-tition for the graduation pin to be presented to Aalto graduates.

Studies Science and art

  • graduation_pin
  • graduation_party
  • ceremony_week
  • graduating
  • graduation_ceremony

“What if… “ event offers the wittiest activities of the spring for the whole family

14. toukokuu 2018

Take your whole family with you and join us on 19 May at Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus.

Science and art

Aalto EE strengthens position in the prestigious Financial Times ranking

14. toukokuu 2018

Aalto University Executive Education rose to 39th in the world.

Other

  • Aalto_University_Executive_Education
  • Financial_Times
  • rankings

Academician Risto Nieminen elected as foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences

9. toukokuu 2018

The election is a prestigious recognition of Nieminen’s scientific achievements.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanoscience
  • material_physics
  • Risto_Nieminen
  • physics

Timo Seppälä received Prodeko Teacher of the Year Award

7. toukokuu 2018

“Timo’s a knowledgeable and humorous approach to teaching draws students' attention to key issues in operations management time after time.”

Honored

The latest installation talks available on video

7. toukokuu 2018

Petri Ala-Laurila and Guy Julier tell why the retina offers a pathway to the secrets of the brain and why design should be done with publics.

Science and art Other

  • installation_talks

AI-created family trees confirm class divisions in Finland in the 18th and 19th century

3. toukokuu 2018

The genealogy algorithm AncestryAI efficiently combines huge amounts of birth data.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • artificial_intelligence
  • algorithm
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Aalto Festival explores science, technology, art and business

3. toukokuu 2018

Aalto talents on display in numerous seminars, exhibitions and other events in May.

Other

  • aalto_festival

Ultrafast laser pulse created by golden nanoparticles

2. toukokuu 2018

The creation of a fast, tunable and stable nanoparticle-array laser is a stepping stone to affordable and efficient sensing and switching.

Science and art

  • nanoscience
  • qd
  • nano
  • nanotechnology
  • nanophysics

Significant funding from the Ministry for Aalto-led entrepreneurship and learning projects

26. huhtikuu 2018

The funds were appropriated for the promotion of student entrepreneurship and the creation of open learning materials.

Studies Cooperation

Millennium Technology Prize winner announced 22 May

26. huhtikuu 2018

Welcome to the prize winner's Millennium Talks open lecture on 23 May.

Cooperation Other

What if retirement homes were replaced with grandma’s cottages? And what if touchscreens could be bent into any shape?

25. huhtikuu 2018

New article and video series looks into the future – and shows how people at Aalto are building it.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • whatif

2.7 billion tweets confirm: echo chambers in Twitter are very real

24. huhtikuu 2018

Bipartisan users, who try to bridge the echo chambers, pay a price for their work: they become less central in their network, lose connections to their communities and receive less endorsements from others.

Press releases Science and art

The new Magazine issue is available online

23. huhtikuu 2018

The Aalto University Magazine issue 22 examines solutions for sustainable development.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • sustainable_development
  • sustainainability
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Einstein’s “spooky action” goes massive!

20. huhtikuu 2018

The elusive quantum mechanical phenomenon called entanglement has now been made a reality in objects almost macroscopic in size. Results published in Nature show how two vibrating drumheads, the width of a human hair, can display the spooky action.

Science and art

  • nems

Petri Ala-Laurila: The retina offers a pathway to the secrets of the brain

20. huhtikuu 2018

This Professor, awarded for his scientific courage, knows that it’s worth going after the big “fish” even if you don’t always catch it.

Diamond-like carbon is formed differently to what was believed – machine learning enables development of new model

19. huhtikuu 2018

Customised carbon surfaces can be used in areas such as medical science and water purification.

Press releases

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. huhtikuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Young people seeking solutions for better future

18. huhtikuu 2018

Millennium Youth Prize is a new technology competition for 14 to 18-year-olds.

Press releases Other

A new Bose–Einstein condensate created at Aalto University

16. huhtikuu 2018

Researchers at Aalto University, Finland are the first to create a Bose–Einstein condensate of light coupled with metal electrons, so-called surface plasmon polaritons.

Science and art

  • qd

'Finland is a great place to start a company'

16. huhtikuu 2018

Tiina Nyman, President of Aaltoes, sees entrepreneurship as an invaluable learning opportunity.

Other

  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

HAMK and Aalto University to engage in strategic cooperation

10. huhtikuu 2018

Areas of cooperation are pedagogy, education paths and innovation activities.

Cooperation

  • Häme_university_of_applied_sciences
  • HAMK

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. huhtikuu 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

Summer school: Number theory and coding theory - contemporary applications in security

9. huhtikuu 2018

The school is aimed at students at all levels (BSc/MSc/PhD) and postdocs.

Studies

  • privacy
  • mathematics

Participants in the Case Competition work under pressure while honing their public speaking skills

9. huhtikuu 2018

Elisa and the book publishing business offered a real-life challenge to Aalto Crossroads case competition.

Studies

  • crossroads
  • case_competition
  • case
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