Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants

11. toukokuu 2018

Textile fibres have been found in Baltic Sea mussels

Science and art

Artificial intelligence frees the blind of their white cane

12. huhtikuu 2018

Third place and honorary award for Aalto University in innovation competition.

Honored

Weather phenomena such as El Niño affect up to two-thirds of the world’s harvests

28. maaliskuu 2018

Air pressure, sea level temperature or other similar factors fluctuate regularly in areas far apart in a way that causes rain and temperature patterns to shift significantly.

Science and art Press releases

New measurement methods recognise pollutants in indoor air before they cause problems

14. maaliskuu 2018

Solving indoor air problems is detective work that requires good instruments for investigating the causes and sources of problems.

Science and art Cooperation

Paul Lillrank new Chairman of the Board of Aalto Health Platform

21. helmikuu 2018

AHP's mission is to bring together Health and Wellbeing (HWB) -related research at Aalto and promote multi-disciplinary initiatives.

Cooperation

  • health_and_wellbeing
  • healthcare

Urban research gets stronger

19. helmikuu 2018

Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa fund new postdoctoral research positions at Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.

Science and art Cooperation

  • urban_planning
  • helsinki_institute_of_urban_and_regional_studies
  • urban_research
  • urban_studies

Online map application could help find water just right for swimming in the future

6. helmikuu 2018

The winner of the Water Hackathon was YourDayOut app that offers a way to find the nearest beach where water temperature, visibility, and the algae situation make it suitable for swimming.

Studies Honored Cooperation

Marine Technology students develop the ships of the future

19. joulukuu 2017

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

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Aalto University strengthens research and education in the real estate and spatial data fields

12. joulukuu 2017

D.Sc. (Tech) Kirsikka Riekkinen has been appointed Assistant Professor in Real Estate Economics for the period 1 January 2018–31 December 2021.

Science and art Cooperation

Rerouting transport research: from driverless cars to fresh thinking

11. joulukuu 2017

Focusing research on technological development will further lock us into a motorized, private-vehicle transport system. 

Science and art

  • sustainability

Monitoring the world’s forests with satellite data – Assistant Professor Miina Rautiainen granted 2 million in ERC funding

30. marraskuu 2017

Detailed knowledge on the state of forest resources and climate change can be produced through more effective interpretation of satellite images.

Science and art

  • sustainability

Europe’s largest hackathon Junction takes over Aalto University

16. marraskuu 2017

Aalto’s main building Dipoli will turn into a giant hackathon community on 24–26 November. Over 1400 coders and designers from all over the world will come together to solve real-life challenges.

Campus Press releases Science and art Studies

Nordic student team Eco Art 2 won the Nordic City Challenge 2017

14. marraskuu 2017

The Polku takes people on a journey through nodes of meeting places manifesting the history and existing seeds of community in the area.

Honored Cooperation

Cleaning Water with Nanomaji honoured as best video in campaign

8. marraskuu 2017

The campaign aimed at showcasing how the higher education, research and innovation can be used to realise dreams and make the world a better place.

Honored

​Günther H. Filz appointed Associate Professor of Structures and Architecture

24. lokakuu 2017

Filz´s research and teaching is oriented trans‐ and interdisciplinary, and centers on the intersection of architecture, structure and geometry.

Science and art

EU Research Project to improve safety in Arctic shipping

23. elokuu 2017

The goal is a new risk-led approach for Arctic shipping, ship design, and work at sea.

Science and art Cooperation

Matti Vaaja appointed Assistant Professor of Geoinformatics at Aalto University

15. elokuu 2017

Vaaja is an expert on photogrammetric measuring technology and 3D point cloud models, which are used e.g. for interior measurement of buildings and in autonomous robotic cars.

Science and art

Trash-2-Cash project present in H&M Global Change Awards

11. huhtikuu 2017

Trash-2-Cash (T2C) research project presented a garment made out of chemically recycled cotton in H&M Global Change Award Ceremony in Stockholm.

Science and art Cooperation Other

  • Ecological_fashion
  • Ioncell-F
  • Ioncell
  • sustainability
  • cellulose

Aalto projects in Africa focusing on supporting problem-based learning and energy efficiency

31. maaliskuu 2017

Projects in Africa granted funding by Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

Science and art Cooperation

ClimateLaunchPad green business idea competition is now open

29. maaliskuu 2017

Do you have a green business idea?

Cooperation

  • sustainainability
  • entrepreneurship
  • competition

Study on nearly zero-energy buildings receives 350,000 euros in EU funding

28. maaliskuu 2017

The objective of researchers is to develop the production of nearly zero-energy buildings with wooden structures to improve energy and cost-efficiency.

Science and art Press releases

Customer-oriented city

22. maaliskuu 2017

The School as a Service concept developed by Aalto and Espoo is a working example of a new type of service architecture of built environment.

Campus

  • service_architecture
  • Jarmo_Suominen
  • School_as_a_service
  • antti_ahlava