Aalto maintains strong position in prestigious ShanghaiRankings

17. heinäkuu 2018

Two Aalto fields leap forward, with altogether 8 ranking in the top 100 worldwide

Science and art

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  • rankings

Will Uber take over Finland’s so far well-protected taxi markets?

16. heinäkuu 2018

An Aalto University research group is studying the effects of opening highly regulated markets on the competitive balance between established and new actors.

Science and art

Wetting of surfaces is surprisingly difficult to measure reliably

10. heinäkuu 2018

A group of researchers from Aalto University in Finland and Sun Yat-sen University in China provide a standardised approach to improve the accuracy and reliability of contact angle measurements of surfaces.

Science and art

  • smw

Qubits as valves: controlling quantum heat engines

9. heinäkuu 2018

Researchers from Aalto University are designing nano-sized quantum heat engines to explore whether they may be able to outperform classical heat engines in terms of power and efficiency.

Press releases Science and art

Researchers propose new solutions to alleviate hostility on social media

4. heinäkuu 2018

Disputes could be alleviated in arenas where people voicing incendiary opinions would have to deal with the emotions and reactions of a variety of readers, including their own near and dears.

Science and art

Ultimate precision for sensor technology using qubits and machine learning

3. heinäkuu 2018

Extracting information quickly from quantum states is necessary for future quantum processors and super-sensitive detectors in existing technologies.

Press releases Science and art

Number of applicants increased - Study place for over 1600 new students

28. kesäkuu 2018

Results for the joint application for higher education published in the Studyinfo service.


  • admissions

Students raised half a million euros for a new professor of their own

28. kesäkuu 2018

The Information Networks programme at Aalto University will have a new Professor of Practice, Dr. Risto Sarvas.

Studies Science and art Press releases

Patient experiences of families with children to improve hospital activities

26. kesäkuu 2018

Patient experiences of children and families at three university hospitals, as well as using patient feedback in developing hospital activities have been examined in a large research collaboration.

Science and art Cooperation

Aalto University received EUR 15.9 million from the Academy of Finland September call

21. kesäkuu 2018

Most of the funding went to the field of natural sciences and engineering.

Science and art

  • academy_of_finland

Aalto University and Nokia expand their cooperation

21. kesäkuu 2018

Artificial intelligence research is one of the cornerstones of the cooperation.


  • nokia

Petri Suomala appointed as Vice President for Education

21. kesäkuu 2018

Professor Suomala joins Aalto from the Tampere University of Technology.


  • appointment
  • vice_president

Aalto places again among the world’s top ten young universities

21. kesäkuu 2018

Aalto has managed to increase the number of international publications and the amount of EU funding.


  • Young_university
  • QS_ranking

Academy of Finland awards seven new projects to the Department of Applied Physics

20. kesäkuu 2018

Grants exceed 3.3 million euros for research in a diversity of physics topics.

Science and art

  • fusion
  • antimatter
  • qcd
  • nmg
  • nanospin
  • csm
  • sin

Advanced Materials highlights Finnish materials science

19. kesäkuu 2018

Advanced Materials, a premier journal in the field, has dedicated an issue to Finnish research, covering several articles from Aalto University.

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  • functional_materials
  • materials_research
  • smw
  • molmat
  • chemistry
  • physics

Academy Project funding for HYBER professor Mauri Kostiainen

18. kesäkuu 2018

Professor Mauri Kostiainen receives Consortium Project funding from the Academy of Finland

Science and art

New professor of technology education inspires young people to the field of technology

18. kesäkuu 2018

Aalto University’s new Professor of Practice Maria Clavert promotes technology education from basic education to university level and teacher education.

Studies Science and art

Soon 10 years since founding – 45 international specialists to assess the development of Aalto University

17. kesäkuu 2018

The evaluation team will arrive at Aalto in August to assess not only the research and artistic activities, but also the societal impact of the university.

Science and art

Finnish Centre of Artificial Intelligence FCAI and VTT join forces

15. kesäkuu 2018

Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT will join Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI launched by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki as a third founding member.

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World Challenge 2018 Finals in Finland on August 27th–30th – work for a better world

15. kesäkuu 2018

Innovators are invited to develop apps that improve life on earth by utilizing satellite data.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Call a Researcher! a new way for research to have societal impact

14. kesäkuu 2018

Fifteen researchers offered their knowledge on digitalization through free one hour Skype discussions.

Science and art

  • Call_a_Researcher

Ceremonial conferment to celebrate 421 new doctors in the field of technology

14. kesäkuu 2018

The doctoral graduates are ceremonially introduced and given the insignia of their degree, the doctoral hat of technology.

Press releases

Agile security for cloud systems? Moti Yung to give a HAIC Talk at Aalto

13. kesäkuu 2018

Renowned security and privacy scientist and cryptographer Moti Yung will visit Aalto University, hosted by the Helsinki-Aalto Center for Information Security (HAIC) to give a public lecture on 19 June.

Science and art

Finding the unknown, D.Sc. Natalie Segercrantz

13. kesäkuu 2018

Doctoral graduate Natalie Segercrantz likens research work to being an explorer. In a laboratory, one may encounter something that has never been witnessed before.

Science and art

QS Ranking: Aalto places 140th in the world

11. kesäkuu 2018

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.


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