Peter Liljeroth appointed as Academy Professor

23. toukokuu 2018

The Academy of Finland has granted funding for ten new Academy Professors in different fields of science. Aalto University has recently also received Academy funding for seven Academy Fellows and eight Postdoctoral Researchers.

Science and art

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Young Finns value Aalto as a place to study

23. toukokuu 2018

According to an image survey, Aalto University is the best-known university among young people.


Millennium Technology Prize for Tuomo Suntola, alumnus of Aalto

22. toukokuu 2018

Innovation enables manufacture and development of information technology products.

Science and art

More women complete doctoral degrees in technology

18. toukokuu 2018

Doctoral education and doctoral students have changed over the years. The doctoral graduates of today are younger than ever and, in the field of technology, a quarter of them are women.

Science and art

Seven new Honorary Doctorates in Technology to be conferred at Aalto University

17. toukokuu 2018

The Aalto University schools of technology will confer honorary doctorates on seven eminent persons in the fields of science, technology and architecture.

Honored Science and art

Optimized storage for solar energy

16. toukokuu 2018

Recent research at Aalto University shows that a solar photovoltaic system could benefit even from a small energy storage. Adding storage less than 1/4 of an EV-battery could increase the PV share of a household's electricity to 70% on a yearly basis.

Science and art

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Software students doing projects mentored by companies – an ideal learning environment for all

16. toukokuu 2018

The second year in a row, Tuxera's student team was selected as the winner of the Accenture Quality Award.

Science and art Studies

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  • software

Professor Kimmo Kaski’s farewell seminar attracted renowned researchers to Aalto

15. toukokuu 2018

Professor Kaski, pioneer of computational complex systems research in Finland, will continue to work as senior adviser at Aalto.


Aalto ranked #5 in Europe in empirical operations and supply chain management research

15. toukokuu 2018

SCM Journal List ranks universities according to research output in top-tier journals in the field.

Science and art

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

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“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.


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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.

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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.”


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

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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

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Aalto Festival explores science, technology, art and business

3. toukokuu 2018

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


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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.


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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

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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.

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