Professor Katri Kauppi knows just what it takes to succeed in outsourcing

12. October 2018

Just because you understand a clause in a contract, doesn’t mean you know what you are about to buy.

Science and art

Space professor's research looks twenty-five years into the future

12. October 2018

Esa Kallio, the man behind upcoming missions to send space probes to Mercury and Jupiter, blends the right mix of childish curiosity and steely determination.

Science and art

Forget about cords and plugs, electric cars will be charged wirelessly: energy solutions for the future are developed in Otaniemi

10. October 2018

Electric cars will be charged smartly, a virtual power plant will enable environmentally friendly production of electricity, and heat will be stored deep in the ground.

Science and art Cooperation

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

10. October 2018

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

Honored Press releases

Already as a child, Assistant Professor Arno Solin wanted to build smart robots

10. October 2018

Over the years, his childhood enthusiasm with programming and mathematical models was developed into research in real-time machine learning and sensor fusion.

Science and art

  • sensor_technology
  • programming
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

Fibre technologies revolutionising the textile industry win the European Commission's Regiostars Awards

10. October 2018

VTT and Aalto University’s TeKiDe project won the category "Achieving sustainability through low carbon emissions".

Honored Science and art

Neste and Aalto University to begin strategic research cooperation

10. October 2018

The cooperation will strengthen Finnish competitiveness.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Merja Penttilä obtains over 1 million euro funding to synthetic biology from the Wihuri Foundation

10. October 2018

The funding goes for the establishment of a Centre for Young Synbio Scientists.

Science and art

  • synthetic_biology

For Professor Antti Räisänen, sociability is about caring for others

5. October 2018

Professor Antti Räisänen has completed his long academic career, beginning his retirement on 1 October 2018.

Science and art

Young women want to find their way into careers in technology—high school students rushed to book the new event Shaking up Tech full in an hour

4. October 2018

200 young women from high schools all over Finland will participate in workshops, familiarise with studies in technology, and meet influencers.

Studies Press releases

Aalto University recruits a new Vice President to lead the Innovation agenda

3. October 2018

The recruitment process has started. Please send your application by 21 October.


  • vice_president

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

1. October 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.

Campus Science and art Cooperation

Aalto University and University of the Arts Helsinki sign partnership agreement

28. September 2018

A working group is set up to plan for the future of the scenographic studies.

Press releases Cooperation

Aalto rises once again in Times Higher Education’s university rankings

26. September 2018

Aalto has improved its position for the fifth year in a row. This year it ranks 181st in THE’s general rankings.

Science and art Other

  • THE_ranking

BiographySampo, a new intelligent web service, displays the lives and connections of renowned Finns

26. September 2018

What do the personal networks of Alvar Aalto, Jean Sibelius or Eliel Saarinen look like and how do they intertwine? The application is based on over 13 000 biographies.

Science and art

  • semantic_web
  • sotasampo
  • semantic_computing
  • data_science

University Lecturer Anu Lehtovuori is an expert in academic multitasking

26. September 2018

Teaching and research are closely intertwined.


  • teaching

Kristiina Kruus appointed Dean of the School of Chemical Engineering

25. September 2018

She joins Aalto from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland on 1 December.


A tale of forbidden love from Nairobi

25. September 2018

Rafiki, a film shot by Christopher Wessels, is screened at the Love & Anarchy Helsinki International Film Festival. Wessels graduated from Aalto University a couple of years ago.

Science and art

  • film_festival
  • love_and_anarchy
  • visual_art
  • art_department
  • alumni
  • ARTS

Aalto ELEC joins the art scene – Aalto students created an experience for all senses

24. September 2018

A light installation Photosynthesis invited visitors to take part in an artwork making us think about our relationship with nature.


For Chris Brzuska, truth and understanding are supreme virtues

21. September 2018

Assistant Professor Chris Brzuska feels very lucky to be able to interact with great people in mathematics and computer science in a meaningful way, every single day.

Science and art

  • cryptology
  • privacy
  • computer_science
  • security_vulnerabilities
  • algorithm
  • mathematics

From energy engineers to energy entrepreneurs

20. September 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. September 2018

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


  • Ossi_Naukkarinen
  • vice_president

Curator Paola Antonelli's open lecture: Broken Nature 20 September

18. September 2018

The lecture will be on the relationship between design, nature and humanity.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • broken_nature
  • triennale_di_milano
  • open_lecture

Scientists found new ways to utilise biorefinery chemicals

17. September 2018

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

Science and art

  • biocatalyst
  • chemistry

The study of electrical engineering brought Texas students to the Finnish heat

17. September 2018

A group of students from Texas spent a hot month in a wireless communications course at Aalto University.

Studies Cooperation

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