Quantum researchers around the globe gather at Aalto

5. elokuu 2017

The conference covers quantum effects and connects research directions at the frontiers of mesoscopic quantum coherence.

Press releases

  • CQE

Chemical route towards electronic devices in graphene

25. heinäkuu 2017

Essential electronic components, such as diodes and tunnel barriers, can be incorporated in single graphene wires (nanoribbons) with atomic precision.

Press releases Science and art

  • STM
  • graphene
  • nanotechnology

Researchers discovered new method for improving perovskite solar cell performance

21. kesäkuu 2017

With humidity assisted thermal treatment the overall efficiency increases almost 45 per cent.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • perovskites
  • solar_energy

IMPRESS workshop brings researchers from 12 countries to Aalto

16. kesäkuu 2017

The successful IMPRESS workshop was held at Aalto University 7-9 June 2017, exploring microscopic structure interfaces.

Campus Science and art

  • cest

Special journal issue showcases Aalto University’s materials research

13. kesäkuu 2017

The special issue of Advanced Electronic Materials published by Wiley Inc. presents 12 articles on materials research conducted at Aalto University.

Press releases Science and art

  • advanced_electronic_materials
  • electronics
  • quantum_technology
  • materials_research

Next generation fuel cells based on semiconductor-ionic principle

2. kesäkuu 2017

An international research team with Aalto University participation has developed a novel semiconductor-ionic fuel cell. The scientific base of operation is based on charge separation processes from nano-particle level to the device level.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • Cleantech
  • sustainainability
  • Renewable_energy
  • material_science
  • energy

Patrick Rinke appointed Visiting Professor - Honorary Fellow at TU Munich

23. toukokuu 2017

The 2017 August-Wilhelm Scheer visiting professorship at Technical University Munich (TUM) has been awarded to physics professor Patrick Rinke.

Honored Science and art

  • comp
  • cest

Multidisciplinary Materials Platform is a game changer

15. toukokuu 2017

Materials research plays an important role in future industrial applications and innovations.

Science and art Cooperation

Design for Value program develops industrial supply chains

8. toukokuu 2017

D4V investigates the impact of digitalization on autonomous end to end supply chain processes.

Other Cooperation

  • ecosystems
  • digitalization
  • digital_platform
  • supply_chain_management_control
  • design

Multidisciplinary themed issue out now

18. huhtikuu 2017

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 19 looks at multidisciplinarity as a competitive advantage.


  • magazine_19
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

The theory and practice of multidisciplinarity

18. huhtikuu 2017

The increasingly complex problems of the modern world can rarely be solved through the efforts of a single branch of science. But how is multidisciplinarity implemented in practice?


  • marine_technology
  • magazine_19
  • multidisciplinary
  • Engineering
  • Ioncell_F
  • magazine

New pilot project promotes design for industry

13. huhtikuu 2017

The project builds bridges between Aalto design students and technology industries


  • design

Foundations grant EUR 190,000 to Aalto's researchers

11. huhtikuu 2017

Eight Finnish foundations and funds gave altogether 143 grants for research and development in the field of technology at the event organised by the Technology Academy Finland Foundation on 4 April 2017.

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

Sustainable Entrepreneurship Day tackled social inclusion challenges

10. huhtikuu 2017

SED 2017 focused on social sustainability and inclusion in collaboration with the City of Helsinki. Local election candidates also discussed their views.

Studies Science and art

  • sustainability
  • entrepreneurship

Metallurgists are needed to fix the sustainability gap

5. huhtikuu 2017

Professor of Metallurgy Ari Jokilaakso’s researches the behaviour of chemical elements at high temperatures. He wants to give students a real understanding of chemical phenomena.

Science and art