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.

Cooperation

  • 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

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

Conferment ceremony welcomed new doctors to the academic community

19. kesäkuu 2018

President Ilkka Niemelä hopes the new doctoral graduates maintain a connection with their alma mater in the future.

Other

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

”Koivikko” scarf paving way for new textile fibres made out of renewable and traceable birch

15. kesäkuu 2018

Professor Herbert Sixta donated an Ioncell scarf to Sirpa Välimaa, Product Manager Dissolving Pulp, Stora Enso Oyj, in PulPaper Conference on 31 May in Helsinki.

Cooperation Science and art

  • Ioncell

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

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

Breakthrough in lignin research: spherical particles multiply enzyme efficiency

11. kesäkuu 2018

Lignin, a pulp industry by-product, could replace fossil materials.

Science and art Press releases

  • biocatalyst
  • enzyme
  • lignin
  • materials_research

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.

Other

It’s a wrap! Aalto Festival 2018

11. kesäkuu 2018

We want to thank everyone who participated in making it happen. See you all next year!

Campus Studies Science and art

Research Alliance to drive innovation in the automation of transport and logistics

11. kesäkuu 2018

Finland is home to technological excellence with world-leading experience in the development of autonomous transport and logistics.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Aalto and InnoEnergy to boost Finnish energy innovation

7. kesäkuu 2018

Cooperation fosters new innovations and entrepreneurship.

Cooperation

  • InnoEnergy
  • EIT

Aalto ranks first among young Nordic universities

7. kesäkuu 2018

New Times Higher Education rankings places Aalto 22nd out of all universities under 50 years old

Science and art

  • Times_Higher_Education
  • rankings

Doctoral education 2.0 – Is doctoral education up to the challenge?

6. kesäkuu 2018

Recipients of honorary doctorates in technology will tackle issues related to the future of doctoral education in a public panel discussion on 14 June.

Science and art

Creating cruise ships requires research

6. kesäkuu 2018

The doctoral dissertation of shipbuilder Sisko Hellgren is a study into building cruise ships in a shorter time and at a lower expense – without sacrificing quality.

Science and art

Challenges for mass-production of flexible solar cells: durability and environmental impact

5. kesäkuu 2018

A key to durable and environmentally friendly cells lies in the encapsulation.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

New natural freezing method offers energy savings in water purification

31. toukokuu 2018

Freezing winter temperatures can be put to good use in improving the cost and energy efficiency of wastewater purification.

Science and art

Even researchers should embrace the practice

30. toukokuu 2018

Professor Pirjo Sanaksenaho from the Department of Architecture hopes to see an architect’s basic labour – design – feature more prominently in future doctoral dissertations in architecture.

Science and art

Promising news from biomedicine: DNA origami more resilient than previously understood

29. toukokuu 2018

Study shows these nanostructures can survive in extremely low magnesium concentrations, opening up a broad spectrum of biophysical and biomedical applications

Science and art Press releases

  • nanostructure
  • dna
  • biomedical
  • nanotechnology

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

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