Artificial intelligence frees the blind of their white cane

12. huhtikuu 2018

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

Honored

Increasingly dense cities and climate change require efficient urban runoff management

4. huhtikuu 2018

A Finnish cooperation project is developing innovative and natural urban runoff solutions with export potential.

Science and art

  • water_engineering
  • WAT
  • water_technology

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

Nature provides the means for the sustainable management of floods

22. maaliskuu 2018

World Water Day is held on 22 March. This year's theme is "Nature for water", which highlights how natural methods can be used in curbing flooding, droughts and water pollution.

Science and art Press releases

  • water_technology
  • floods
  • sustainainability
  • water
  • climate_change

Ceremony week in June culminates in Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Technology

22. maaliskuu 2018

Celebrations for all Aalto University graduates will be held during the University's Ceremony Week.

Studies Cooperation Other

  • ceremony_week
  • ceremonial_conferment_of_doctoral_degrees
  • conferment

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.

Studies Science and art

Hydropower in the Mekong River Basin not always climate friendly

5. maaliskuu 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions of hydropower in the Mekong River Basin can exceed fossil fuel energy sources.

Science and art

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.

Cooperation Science and art

  • Henry_Ford_Foundation
  • smart_mobility

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

Project examining the state of water services and the structural change to be launched

19. helmikuu 2018

The current renovation rate in the water supply and sewerage networks is not sufficient. The project aims to find the best methods for the implementation of the required structural change.

Science and art Press releases

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

Donation funds a supportive doctoral school

24. tammikuu 2018

A new, motivating and communal path towards a doctoral degree was realised thanks to a donation from the Land and Water Technology Foundation.

Other

  • magazine_21
  • donation
  • doctoral studies
  • water
  • magazine

Metals in taps and water pipes can dissolve into drinking water – running the tap water reduces metal concentrations to safe levels

18. tammikuu 2018

It is particularly important to run the tap water if the water has been stagnant for many hours or if the water installations are less than a year old.

Science and art

Close to 900 000 euros for water engineering research

13. joulukuu 2017

The funds are targeted for five research projects of the Water and Environmental Engineering

Science and art Cooperation

  • sustainability

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

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

Konecranes assignment inspired students to build smart prototypes

2. marraskuu 2017

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

Studies Cooperation

Laser scanning and augmented reality to enter theatres

13. lokakuu 2017

The objective of the Virtual Adventure into the World of Theatre project is to increase the interest of young people in particular in culture.

Science and art Press releases

Spectral library reveals how boreal trees reflect solar radiation

28. syyskuu 2017

An internationally significant spectral library helps in the interpretation of satellite images and in the assessment of the effects of forests on climate.

Science and art Press releases

  • satellites
  • climate_change

Developing design learning

25. syyskuu 2017

More collaboration with Art Education in Aalto University and SuoMu, the Finnish Association of Design Learning

Cooperation Studies

  • design_education
  • art
  • art_education
  • design

Getting even more multidisciplinary!

19. syyskuu 2017

The two master’s programmes focusing on urban research and development, Urban Studies and Planning (University of Helsinki and Aalto University) and Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering (Aalto University), are going to work closely together from autumn 2017.

Cooperation Studies

  • university_of_helsinki
  • transportation_engineering
  • spatial_planning
  • urban_studies

Call for Submissions: Radical Relevances Conference

7. syyskuu 2017

First Global Radical Relevances Conference 25.–27.4.2018. Submissions by 30th of September / We invite researchers and artists straddling multiple (or within one) disciplines to submit papers and artworks

Science and art

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

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