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 2016
Figures in parenthesis refer to 2015.
• Undergraduate students: 1199 (1360)
• Doctoral students: 376 (401)
• Bachelors' degrees: 179 (141)
• Masters’s degrees: 144 (147)
• Doctorates: 40 (35)
• Total number of personnel: 452 (493)
• Professors: 40 (35)
• outgoing students 57 (41)
• incoming students 55 (78)
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Biochemical engineer Frances Arnold wins 2016 Millennium Technology Prize
She receives the prize recognition of her discoveries to create new and better proteins in the laboratory.
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Defence of dissertation in the field of processing of materials, Markus Aspiala M.Sc. (Tech.)
The title of the dissertation: "A compilation of thermodynamic properties measured with an advanced EMF arrangement".