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

Challenging companies to manage water risks in their value chains

5. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto is one of the founding members of a Water Stewardship Commitment that challenges companies to identify the water risks in their value chains and to develop sustainable water use.


  • water
  • sustainability

Henry Ford Trust and Aalto University to cooperate on smart traffic research

2. kesäkuu 2017

A networked traffic system offers possibilities to streamline traffic safety, mobility services, and traffic, especially in urban environments.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Aalto and National Land Survey of Finland extend their collaboration

24. toukokuu 2017

Collaboration covers real estate economics and geospatial information know-how.

Science and art Cooperation

Pentti Kujala appointed vice dean for innovation and impact

3. toukokuu 2017

The position is newly created and its intent is to make the societal impact of the school’s research and education stronger and more visible.


Wastewater nutrients converted into clean fertiliser

18. huhtikuu 2017

A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.

Other Science and art

  • magazine_19
  • Environment
  • water
  • Aalto_University_Magazine

Nearly two billion people depend on imported food

13. huhtikuu 2017

Researchers show empirically: when population pressure increases, food is imported

Science and art Press releases

Water Association of Finland literary award to Matti Kummu

27. maaliskuu 2017

Over the course of his career, Assistant Professor Matti Kummu has published 146 scientific papers, 87 of which have been peer reviewed scientific articles.


Students win innovation competition

3. helmikuu 2017

Innovativeness, feasibility, the commercial opportunities of the application and the wide range of use possibilities convinced the judges.

Studies Honored

A new method for converting wastewater nutrients into fertiliser

11. tammikuu 2017

Nutrient emissions to waterways, and the energy consumption in the production of fertilisers will decrease.

Press releases

  • Environment
  • Cleantech
  • Responsibility

Hydropower in China impacts the flow of the Mekong River

2. tammikuu 2017

The study shows that the hydropower operations considerably increased dry season flows and decreased wet season flows.

Press releases Science and art

  • Waterways
  • Hydropower
  • sustainability

Dean’s Circle – perspectives on sustainable development

17. marraskuu 2016

Stakeholders, alumni, researchers and students were brought together by the themes of social responsibility and sustainable development.


  • sustainability

New cooperation model about to begin in the doctoral education in water engineering

11. marraskuu 2016

The aim is to enhance the doctoral education in water engineering and to develop a new cooperation model with stakeholders.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Flipped learning in groups – a new way of teaching

9. marraskuu 2016

The feedback provided by the students has been positive.

Honored Studies

Scientists find link between tropical storms and decline of river deltas

20. lokakuu 2016

A change in the patterns of tropical storms is threatening the future of the Mekong River delta in Vietnam.

Science and art Press releases

  • water
  • sustainability

Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority and Aalto University to intensify collaboration

19. lokakuu 2016

Changes in society create challenges for water services and waste management.

Science and art Press releases

  • HSY
  • sustainability

Experience the robot bus in Otaniemi!

6. lokakuu 2016

Two robot buses have arrived to Otaniemi and they are now available for passengers.

Campus Cooperation

  • robot_bus
  • sustainability
  • robotics

Towards a city without cars

24. elokuu 2016

Professor David Banister wants to integrate research on mobility in the solutions to global problems.

Science and art

Jaana Sorvari awarded Espoo’s Congress Ambassador

24. elokuu 2016

The award was based on Sorvari’s active work in scientific research groups and organizations.


  • congress
  • ambassador
  • Visit_espoo

2 million euros to Aalto University from the Land and Water Technology Foundation

16. elokuu 2016

The donation will enhance doctoral education in water engineering and develop a new model for cooperation.

Press releases

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