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

Aalto students take second place in innovation competition

22. heinäkuu 2016

A multidisciplinary team impress representatives of a global enterprise with their HVAC solution.


Environmental drainage channel decreases amount of substances transported to the water system

20. kesäkuu 2016

Land drainage, the morphological status of channels and the quality of water can be improved with compound channels.

Science and art

  • drainage
  • water
  • sustainability

Aalto University decides on tuition fee amounts

2. kesäkuu 2016

Uniform pricing for the bachelor’s programme and the master’s programmes.


From the roof to the street – INKA project aims to exploit recycled materials in asphalt

24. toukokuu 2016

The project, started in the beginning of the year, studies the use of shredded roofing felt in asphalt.

Science and art Press releases

Functionality of the metropolitan sewer system improved in Water Technology Hackathon

2. toukokuu 2016

The tool for carrying out an automated deviation analysis using different databases was awarded for the best work.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

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