Slush builds on volunteer strength

16. marraskuu 2017

More than 2000 volunteers will once again take part in organising Slush, the world-famous startup event. Students Johannes Tervo and Niklas Jalonen tell us why they are excited to be on board.

Cooperation Other

  • Startups
  • aaltoes
  • Slush

Europe’s largest hackathon Junction takes over Aalto University

16. marraskuu 2017

Aalto’s main building Dipoli will turn into a giant hackathon community on 24–26 November. Over 1400 coders and designers from all over the world will come together to solve real-life challenges.

Campus Press releases Science and art Studies

Almost three million euro Erasmus Mundus funding for information security master’s programme

16. marraskuu 2017

The European Commission has granted €2.9M funding for SECCLO – Master’s Programme in Security and Cloud Computing starting in 2018.

Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Spare parts go digital: a boost for the industrial spare parts business

15. marraskuu 2017

Currently five percent of spare parts could be stored in digital warehouses. This would make parts more quickly and easily available, while creating considerable cost savings.

Science and art

The future is in data science and artificial intelligence – join now

13. marraskuu 2017

Data science is becoming an essential skill in almost every scientific discipline today, which creates a high demand for data scientists.


The next generation of power electronics? Gallium nitride doped with beryllium

9. marraskuu 2017

Physicists at Aalto University have made a breakthrough in revising methods largely discarded 15 years ago.

Science and art

  • powerelectronics
  • semiconductors
  • energyefficiency

Dipoli - a living room for everyone

8. marraskuu 2017

The building’s third life is as the main building of Aalto University. Welcome to visit!


DIEM welcomes its researchers and doctoral candidates

8. marraskuu 2017

The most recent DIEM international researchers come from Spain, Romania, South Korea and the USA. Who are they and how do they experience Finland?


  • doctoral studies

Article on the emergence of novel solutions in multi-actor service systems awarded

7. marraskuu 2017

The Service Science journal awards Best Article 2016. The recognized article expands understanding on the early phase of the innovation process in service ecosystems.


Harri Lähdesmäki mines data for signs of disease

5. marraskuu 2017

The computational scientist’s research is helping to reveal the mechanisms behind type 1 diabetes, rheumatism, asthma and Alzheimer's disease, as well as predict their onset.

Science and art

Centre for Quantum Engineering funding awarded for three projects

2. marraskuu 2017

A total of EUR 290 000 has been granted for new projects that pave the way for large-scale initiatives in the field of quantum engineering at Aalto.

Science and art

Weyl metamaterials offer a novel route to 3D electronic devices

2. marraskuu 2017

Researchers show how the principles of general relativity open the door to novel electronic applications including the 3D electron lens and electronic invisibility devices.

  • physics

Three public sector organisations take part in Hackathon course

2. marraskuu 2017

130 students will conceptualise and implement digitalisation projects.


  • pshack100
  • finland100
  • Aalto
  • hackathon

Filip Tuomisto new Director of the Helsinki Institute of Physics Technology Programme

1. marraskuu 2017

Tuomisto will serve for the term 1.1.2018–31.12.2022.

Science and art

  • antimatter

Master’s student Daniel Bruzual successfully combined software containers with Internet of Things

1. marraskuu 2017

Bruzual presented his research on the Internet of Things at the Docker conference.

Studies Science and art

  • internet_of_things
  • software

Develop your green business idea in the Greenhouse programme

31. lokakuu 2017

Applications for the Greenhouse climate entrepreneurship programme are open. The programme offers business coaching and a strong European network.


  • Climate-KIC
  • climate_change
  • entrepreneurship

Recent graduate Klaudia Krawiecka received the 2017 national information security Master thesis of the year award

27. lokakuu 2017

Klaudia’s thesis introduced a new technique that uses widely available trusted hardware for protecting user’s passwords and other sensitive data on the web.

Science and art Studies

A film research study shows how the brain reacts to difficult moral issues

27. lokakuu 2017

The family relationship between film characters clearly affects the reactions in the viewers' brain.

Science and art Press releases

Finland's largest career fair in the ICT field is coming

25. lokakuu 2017

More than 100 exhibitors participate in TalentIT 2017.

Cooperation Press releases

  • TalentIT_2017
  • TalentIT
  • recruiting

Aalto's Computer Science placed 47th in the US News ranking

25. lokakuu 2017

Economics and Business and Space Science also made it to the top 100.


  • US_News
  • rankings

Riitta Silvennoinen appointed Chief Human Resources Officer

25. lokakuu 2017

Silvennoinen will start at Aalto in February.

Press releases

  • CHRO
  • Riitta_Silvennoinen

Tommi Himberg to head the newly established Young Academy Finland

25. lokakuu 2017

The academy for young scientists wants to promote science in Finnish society.

Science and art

  • young_academy_finland

Aalto University and the University of Helsinki join forces in artificial intelligence research

23. lokakuu 2017

The objective of the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence is to make Finland a leading country in artificial intelligence research and its utilisation.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • digitalisation
  • machine_learning

EIT Digital Master School kicks-off in Espoo

18. lokakuu 2017

From October 19-21, approximately 300 international students will gather in Otaniemi for the yearly Kick-Off of the EIT Digital Master School.

Campus Studies Cooperation

  • Master_School
  • EIT_Digital
  • digitalisation
  • EU
  • EIT

Aalto finishes 90th in Times Higher Education (THE) Computer Science ranking

17. lokakuu 2017

Our engineering and technology field is also among the world's top 100, with its 99th place finish.


  • THE_ranking
  • Ranking
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