High school students got a taste of the limitless possibilities of technology at Shaking up Tech

25. lokakuu 2018

In the Shaking up Tech event at Aalto University on 11 October 2018, high school students met women who rule the world of technology.


Jukka Mäkelä named Alumni of the Year 2018 by Aalto University School of Engineering

10. lokakuu 2018

Espoo – Tapiola and Otaniemi in particular – has always been important to Mayor Jukka Mäkelä.

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At ten years old, Design Factory is yet to make itself obsolete

1. lokakuu 2018

The experimentation platform has grown beyond Aalto University and become a global network. More boundaries remain to be broken, even within Design Factory’s own operating environment.

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Scientific journals are interested in a good story well told, too

12. syyskuu 2018

International scientific publications are flooded with manuscripts. We asked Gustaf Olsson – professor emeritus and member of several editorial boards – what makes an article stand out.

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Marine technology teachers honoured with Aalto Education Impact Award 2018

5. syyskuu 2018

The FITech students have been able to apply their expertise to a new field of engineering and create unique concepts.


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.


Call a Researcher! a new way for research to have societal impact

14. kesäkuu 2018

Fifteen researchers offered their knowledge on digitalization through free one hour Skype discussions.

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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.

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Cruise ship of the future: same size, one fifth more passengers

6. kesäkuu 2018

Concepts for ships designed by students were enthusiastically received by industry.

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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.

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Kirsi Virrantaus and Pentti Kujala to stay on as vice deans at School of Engineering

4. kesäkuu 2018

The area of responsibility for Professor Virrantaus is teaching and her term runs from 1 July 2018 to 31 July 2021. Professor Kujala's area of responsibility is research, and his term runs from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2021.

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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.

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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.

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Master’s theses indicate: Nordic countries will not reach their road transport emissions targets based on current scenarios

21. toukokuu 2018

The work carried out by three Aalto students gave St1 the tools it needed for its emissions discussions.

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Otaniemi indoor climate study leads to European student award

8. toukokuu 2018

European HVAC association honours Aalto University alumni and academics in its annual meeting.


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The technology sector is more versatile than girls in middle school had thought

9. maaliskuu 2018

A strong basic degree as well as language and communication skills are central in working life.

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Henry Ford Foundation and Aalto University take Finland towards smart mobility

2. maaliskuu 2018

The Henry Ford Foundation has granted Aalto University 750 000 euros for smart mobility research. The cooperation was kicked off at the Smart Mobility seminar on 27 February 2018.

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Marine Technology students develop the ships of the future

19. joulukuu 2017

The future's shipbuilders broke down barriers at the Marine Technology Gala.

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Sweco scholarship to student Jussi Tamminen

19. joulukuu 2017

Sweco wants to encourage students to study structural engineering and to work in the field of design.


HeatStock ties for first place in Helsinki Challenge idea competition

24. marraskuu 2017

Aalto-led team develops material that stores heat.

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Spare parts go digital: a boost for the industrial spare parts business

15. marraskuu 2017

Currently five percent of spare parts could be stored in digital warehouses. This would make parts more quickly and easily available, while creating considerable cost savings.

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Konecranes assignment inspired students to build smart prototypes

2. marraskuu 2017

Students designed an assistive tool for the Konecranes' overhead crane.

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Professor Zhi Zong aims to build a leading-edge hydrodynamics research platform

1. marraskuu 2017

He is researching marine hydrodynamics in the Marine and Arctic Technology Research Group.

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Henri Coriou Award 2017 to Professor Hannu Hänninen

24. lokakuu 2017

The award is a recognition for Hänninen’s outstanding contribution to corrosion science and engineering in the nuclear field.


Ari Niemelä the School of Engineering Alumnus of the Year 2017

11. lokakuu 2017

Ari Niemelä works at the Meyer Turku shipyard, where his task is to develop the design of demanding ship hull concepts by exploiting the most recent knowledge and design methods without compromising safety or passenger comfort.

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