About the School
The Aalto University School of Chemical Technology combines natural sciences and engineering in a unique way. The focus areas of the education are the sustainable use and processing of natural resources and new materials, including their technical applications.
The research priorities include:
- process technology
- industrial biotechnology
- biomaterials science
- advanced metals and minerals recovery processes
- active and functional materials
The school is backed by strong cooperation with the business world: new knowledge created through research is used to reform Finnish industry and promote new forms of business. The strength of the school lies in the combination of high quality basic and applied research.
The School of Chemical Technology has about 1 800 students and 500 employees at the Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland. It provides bachelor's, master's, licentiate and doctoral-level education.
Key figures 2014
Figures in parenthesis refer to 2013.
• Undergraduate students: 1199 (1360)
• Doctoral students: 376 (401)
• Bachelors' degrees: 141 (135)
• Masters’s degrees: 147 (136)
• Doctorates: 35 (25)
• Total number of personnel: 452 (493)
• Professors: 35 (44)
• outgoing students 57 (41)
• incoming students 55 (78)
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Väitös sellutekniikan alalta, Markus Paananen, M.Sc. (Tech.)
The title of the dissertation: "High-yield Pulping of Scots Pine under Strongly Alkaline Conditions".
#Aalto:n opiskelija Paavo Vallas sai särki-innovaatiostaan palkinnon @SitraFund:n kilpailussa, onnea! #ekoteko h...
Magazine puts focus on materials research
Aalto University Magazine 16 examines a key research area that focuses on materials and the sustainable use of natural resources.
Energy Breakfast: Enabling Materials for New Energy Technologies
Aalto Energy Breakfast presents some of the recent developments in material science for energy tehnologies. Welcome to listen and discuss!
Students at the world’s edge
Students of the Sustainable Global Technologies studio course talk about their experiences in Mexico, Uganda and the island of Lesbos on 16 May.
Nokia donates 200 000 euros to Aalto University
The company is also founding a joint research unit with Aalto and the University of Helsinki.
Kotimainen ja ekologinen särki voi tulevaisuudessa korvata tuontitonnikalan, kiitos opiskelijamme Paavo Vallakse...
Lectures and seminars
The annual seminar of the Department of Forest Products for researchers, students and representatives from industry.