New process for a familiar product

23. toukokuu 2018

Kari Vanhatalo started out by thinking of ways to create added value for wood fibre and the forest industry. He ended up with a more efficient and ecological production process for powdered cellulose.

Science and art

Young Finns value Aalto as a place to study

23. toukokuu 2018

According to an image survey, Aalto University is the best-known university among young people.

Studies

Millennium Technology Prize for Tuomo Suntola, alumnus of Aalto

22. toukokuu 2018

Innovation enables manufacture and development of information technology products.

Science and art

Growing use of renewable energy presents challenge for energy storage and markets

22. toukokuu 2018

Renewable energy requires more efficient and flexible energy system.

Science and art

  • sustainable_energy
  • energy_storage

More women complete doctoral degrees in technology

18. toukokuu 2018

Doctoral education and doctoral students have changed over the years. The doctoral graduates of today are younger than ever and, in the field of technology, a quarter of them are women.

Science and art

Seven new Honorary Doctorates in Technology to be conferred at Aalto University

17. toukokuu 2018

The Aalto University schools of technology will confer honorary doctorates on seven eminent persons in the fields of science, technology and architecture.

Honored Science and art

With an enthusiastic team, big challenges can be taken on

15. toukokuu 2018

In the SGT Studio course’s international development projects, a Ugandan engineer and a Finnish architect can learn from each other.

Studies Science and art

  • masters_studies
  • sustainable_development
  • student_project

Graduating students to receive a modern graduation pin as a mark of their achievement

14. toukokuu 2018

Artist Inni Pärnänen’s multipurpose pin concept won the design compe-tition for the graduation pin to be presented to Aalto graduates.

Studies Science and art

  • graduation_pin
  • graduation_party
  • ceremony_week
  • graduating
  • graduation_ceremony

“What if… “ event offers the wittiest activities of the spring for the whole family

14. toukokuu 2018

Take your whole family with you and join us on 19 May at Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus.

Science and art

Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants

11. toukokuu 2018

Textile fibres have been found in Baltic Sea mussels

Science and art

Students are guided to re-think the design of products and services from the circular economy point of view

4. toukokuu 2018

Sitra and five universities are developing a multidisciplinary study programme in circular economy.

Studies

  • sustainainability
  • Circular_Economy

Aalto Festival explores science, technology, art and business

3. toukokuu 2018

Aalto talents on display in numerous seminars, exhibitions and other events in May.

Other

  • aalto_festival

Significant funding from the Ministry for Aalto-led entrepreneurship and learning projects

26. huhtikuu 2018

The funds were appropriated for the promotion of student entrepreneurship and the creation of open learning materials.

Studies Cooperation

Millennium Technology Prize winner announced 22 May

26. huhtikuu 2018

Welcome to the prize winner's Millennium Talks open lecture on 23 May.

Cooperation Other

What if retirement homes were replaced with grandma’s cottages? And what if touchscreens could be bent into any shape?

25. huhtikuu 2018

New article and video series looks into the future – and shows how people at Aalto are building it.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • whatif

The new Magazine issue is available online

23. huhtikuu 2018

The Aalto University Magazine issue 22 examines solutions for sustainable development.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • sustainable_development
  • sustainainability
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

What if the world’s cattle munched on Finnish wood?

23. huhtikuu 2018

A new manufacturing method will open entirely new markets for microcrystalline cellulose. It could be used, for example, to enrich animal fodder.

Other

  • Olli_Dahl
  • magazine_22
  • MCC
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine
  • cellulose

Rare metals need efficient recycling

23. huhtikuu 2018

How can the valuable ingredients of batteries be recovered? What could replace bismuth, tellurium and many other rarities? These issues are being examined by the CloseLoop project.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • CloseLoop
  • battery
  • Metallurgy
  • Circular_Economy
  • raw_materials
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Diamond-like carbon is formed differently to what was believed – machine learning enables development of new model

19. huhtikuu 2018

Customised carbon surfaces can be used in areas such as medical science and water purification.

Press releases

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. huhtikuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Young people seeking solutions for better future

18. huhtikuu 2018

Millennium Youth Prize is a new technology competition for 14 to 18-year-olds.

Press releases Other

Development proposals from students for developing project activities at Tieto

17. huhtikuu 2018

Course focuses on what actually happens between people in projects and why.

Studies

  • project
  • student_project

'Finland is a great place to start a company'

16. huhtikuu 2018

Tiina Nyman, President of Aaltoes, sees entrepreneurship as an invaluable learning opportunity.

Other

  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

HAMK and Aalto University to engage in strategic cooperation

10. huhtikuu 2018

Areas of cooperation are pedagogy, education paths and innovation activities.

Cooperation

  • Häme_university_of_applied_sciences
  • HAMK

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. huhtikuu 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy
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