Discoverer of carbon nanotubes Sumio Iijima awarded Aalto University Honorary Doctorate

27. lokakuu 2014

Since the 1991 discovery carbon nanotubes have been one of most heatedly researched materials in contemporary physics.

Science and art

Newly conferred Honorary Doctor, algorithmics pioneer Esko Ukkonen: ”Computation will become like electricity”

22. lokakuu 2014

Professor Esko Ukkonen was made Honorary Doctor of Technology at Aalto University’s Conferment Ceremony 10 October 2014.

Science and art

What do a walking stick and a songbook have in common?

22. lokakuu 2014

Old technology students have a habit of reminiscing about their time as students.


Thesis project got an unforgettable end

21. lokakuu 2014

Aalto Service Factory awarded Krista Palmu the prize for the best master thesis in the service sector and IBM invited her on a trip to Prague.

Studies Honored

It matters who touches you when you make decisions

20. lokakuu 2014

Even though a touch makes people more generous, this works mainly if the transaction occurs between strangers, a new study suggests.

Science and art Press releases

World's top experts set to meet at the Academic Summit in November 16-20

20. lokakuu 2014

The event will bring together top names from academia and the business world to engage in a debate about the role of universities.


Make entrepreneurship part of your life at university and beyond

16. lokakuu 2014

Students interested in entrepreneurship are well-catered for at Aalto University.


Aalto University-launched brain stimulation company lists on the stock exchange

13. lokakuu 2014

Medical device developed by Nexstim achieves very promising results for stroke patient rehabilitation

Science and art

Founder of a research based company receives the Alumnus of the Year 2014 award

9. lokakuu 2014

Founder of BlueFors Cryogenics, Dr. Rob Blaauwgeers is the first Alumnus of the Year of the School of Science ever.


Three scientists to be awarded Honorary Doctorates from the School’s research areas

8. lokakuu 2014

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

Honored Science and art

Better and less expensive LED lights

8. lokakuu 2014

The researchers at Aalto University are looking for better materials and more efficient production methods for Nobel Prize-winning LED lights.

Science and art

Researchers prefer citing researchers of good reputation

7. lokakuu 2014

If a scientist has a good reputation among his colleagues, other scientists are more likely to cite his publications.

Science and art Press releases

80 years of Ceremonial Conferments of Doctoral Degrees in the field of technology

6. lokakuu 2014

The Aalto University schools of technology will hold a second joint Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Otaniemi on 10 October 2014.


The Energy Garage is open for business!

3. lokakuu 2014

The Energy Garage is open to everyone, regardless of their degree programme or academic background.

Studies Cooperation

A little piece of Silicon Valley arrives in Otaniemi

26. syyskuu 2014

‘The best experience ever!’ Is the collective opinion of a group of students when asked about their recent participation in the Summer School.

Studies Cooperation

Aalto-born Brain Stimulation Company Plans Initial Public Offering

19. syyskuu 2014

Medical device developed by Nexstim achieves very promising results for stroke patient rehabilitation in the US.

Science and art Press releases

Best Paper Award at UbiComp 2014 to Aalto researchers

19. syyskuu 2014

The article presents new, secure and scalable ways of configuring and managing ubiquitous displays.

Science and art Honored Press releases

Aalto University appointed three new vice presidents

15. syyskuu 2014

The Aalto University Board has appointed three new vice presidents, to commence their work on 1 October 2014.


Finland needs the best talent to succeed

2. syyskuu 2014

President Tuula Teeri emphasised the importance of global competitiveness and know-how based on Finnish strengths during her address at the opening.

Other Press releases

Scientists demonstrate efficient energy transfer mechanism for graphene sensors and transistors

28. toukokuu 2014

Aalto University researchers have demonstrated a new type of scattering process to provide an efficient energy transfer mechanism in graphene.

Science and art

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