Communicating research is about clarifying thinking

24. syyskuu 2018

Social media gives researchers the tools for making an impact, building networks and showcasing expertise. Read on for some tips to get you started!

Science and art Studies

  • communications
  • research

From energy engineers to energy entrepreneurs

20. syyskuu 2018

Great ideas need to be developed into business models to achieve sustainable energy transition.

Studies Cooperation

  • summer_camp
  • EIT
  • energy

Ossi Naukkarinen appointed as Vice President for Research

19. syyskuu 2018

The five-year term of office will start on 1 November 2018.

Other

  • Ossi_Naukkarinen
  • vice_president

Scientists found new ways to utilise biorefinery chemicals

17. syyskuu 2018

Natural catalysts convert simple biorefinery chemicals into high-value functional synthetic building blocks.

Science and art

  • biocatalyst
  • chemistry

Aalto graduates satisfied with their degrees

17. syyskuu 2018

Next career monitoring survey starting in September.

Studies

  • Graduate_employment_survey

Using lignin to replace fossil materials

12. syyskuu 2018

Ball-like lignin particles developed by researchers open up completely new possibilities for the utilisation of lignin.

Science and art

  • lignin
  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability

Olli Ikkala appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor

6. syyskuu 2018

Professor Olli Ikkala at the Department of Applied Physics has been appointed as Aalto Distinguished Professor. The title is awarded to Professors of exceptional academic merit.

Science and art Honored

€17 million to fund European detection and imaging innovation pipeline—product development sparred by Aalto Design Factory

6. syyskuu 2018

The ATTRACT initiative will fund 170 breakthrough projects in advanced technology for a year with €100.000 each.

Science and art Cooperation

President Ilkka Niemelä: ‘We are ready to take on the challenge of lifelong learning’

5. syyskuu 2018

At the opening of the academic year, also the new Väre building was opened at the heart of the campus.

Other

  • aalto_day_one
  • Ilkka_Niemelä
  • opening_of_the_academic_year

President Macron received a scarf made from old jeans with Ioncell-F technology

4. syyskuu 2018

The sustainable textile process was introduced to the President during his visit to Aalto University on 30 August 2018.

Other

  • Ioncell-F

French President Emmanuel Macron visited Aalto University

30. elokuu 2018

He was introduced to student-driven entrepreneurship, research innovations and research-based companies.

Other

  • Emmanuel_macron
  • Startup_sauna

A record-breaking year for the summer accelerator

30. elokuu 2018

The student-led Kiuas Accelerator programme was organised for the ninth time. This year, the number of applications was higher than ever before.

Cooperation

  • Kiuas
  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

Marita Niemelä Alumna of the Year 2018 of the School of Chemical Engineering

27. elokuu 2018

Curiosity and constant learning are the driving forces for the Vice President, Engineering and Technology at Neste Engineering Solutions Oy.

Honored Science and art Cooperation

  • alumnus_of_the_year

Berzelius Prize for Professor Riikka Puurunen

27. elokuu 2018

The Swedish Catalysis Society presented the prize to Professor Puurunen in Copenhagen on 27 August 2018.

Honored Science and art

  • Berzelius
  • catalysis

What happens when you mix cellulose with wool or rice straw? CHEMARTS students spent the summer finding out

24. elokuu 2018

Students in this year’s CHEMARTS summer school have spent three months in the lab learning how to use biomaterials in fresh ways.

Campus Science and art Studies

Aalto University and VTT launch a major innovation ecosystem aimed at doubling the value of forest industry

24. elokuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland signed a collaboration agreement on the CERES flagship programme.

Science and art Cooperation

  • CERES
  • bioeconomy

Aalto's Computer Science lands 72nd place in NTU ranking

14. elokuu 2018

Several engineering subjects also rank among the world's top 150.

Other

  • ntu_ranking
  • rankings

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

  • Shanghai_rankings
  • rankings

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.

Studies

  • admissions

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.

Cooperation

  • nokia

Petri Suomala appointed as Vice President for Education

21. kesäkuu 2018

Professor Suomala joins Aalto from the Tampere University of Technology.

Other

  • 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.

Other

  • Young_university
  • QS_ranking

‘Biomimicry in the Nordic Countries’ working paper highlights HYBER CoE

20. kesäkuu 2018

HYBER CoE is highlighted as a Finnish forerunner in biomimetics in a new Nordic Working Paper

Science and art

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.

Science and art

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