The Suomi 100 satellite will be a milestone in Finland’s space history

10. marraskuu 2017

The satellite will be delivered and sent into space under the provisions of the new Space Act, at the beginning of 2018.

Science and art Press releases

  • satellites
  • Suomi100
  • finland100

Centre for Quantum Engineering funding awarded for three projects

2. marraskuu 2017

A total of EUR 290 000 has been granted for new projects that pave the way for large-scale initiatives in the field of quantum engineering at Aalto.

Science and art

Kimmo Kalliola is Alumnus of the Year 2017 of the School of Electrical Engineering

28. lokakuu 2017

Kalliola’s company Quuppa produces unique indoor positioning systems that help hospitals and indicate the speed of the puck in ice hockey matches.

Honored

Extraordinarily strong nonlinear optical graphene-like material could renovate nonlinear photonics

23. lokakuu 2017

The discovery could enable high resolution imagining at low-power.

Science and art

  • Photonics
  • graphene

Professor Antti Räisänen receives international microwave technology award

16. lokakuu 2017

The European Microwave Association (EuMA) Distinguished Service Award was awarded to a Finnish researcher for the first time.

Honored

  • MilliLab
  • Antennas
  • measurement

Aalto Bachelor's programme in Science and Technology in English to start in 2018

13. lokakuu 2017

The graduates will be top-level experts of digital society. The first majors are Data Science and Digital Systems and Design.

Studies Science and art Other

  • digital_systems_and_design
  • bachelors_programme_in_science_and_technology
  • data_science

International Symposium on Nanocarbon Materials

5. lokakuu 2017

The symposium was hosted by the NanoMaterials Group, headed by Prof. Esko I. Kauppinen, at Dipoli Congress Center on Friday 1 September 2017.

Campus Science and art

  • nmg

Professor Ville Pulkki recognised for his achievements by the Audio Engineering Society

4. lokakuu 2017

The Silver Medal Award is given in recognition of outstanding development or achievement in the field of audio engineering.

Honored

Suomi 100 satellite on display in the Space Truck in Otaniemi 15 September

13. syyskuu 2017

The third satellite built at Aalto University will be launched into space in December.

Science and art Press releases

  • spacetruck
  • satellites
  • finland100
  • space_technology

Aalto researchers win an international speech recognition contest

11. syyskuu 2017

The task was to create a speech recogniser for Egyptian Arabic based on samples collected from YouTube.

Honored Science and art

  • speech_recognition_research

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

Nanocarbon materials are challenging silicon – from transparent electronics to bendable 3D displays

6. syyskuu 2017

Carbon gets exciting new applications through nanoscale technologies.

Science and art

  • nanoelectronics
  • nanocarbon
  • nanobud
  • materials_research
  • nanotechnology
  • carbon_nanotubes

Visualisers of the effects of climate change and weather information winners of the NASA Europa Challenge competition

31. elokuu 2017

The judges decided to award the first prize to two of the teams: AgroSphere developed by an American team and World Weather developed by a Jordanian team.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • NASA_Europa_Challenge
  • satellites
  • space_technology

Four Aalto research fields among the world’s top 50

24. elokuu 2017

Aalto placed at the top of the Shanghai ranking in Marine/Ocean Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering, Mining and Mineral Engineering and Management research.

Science and art

  • research
  • rankings

Aalto-born ICEYE receives USD 13 million for its radar-based microsatellite imaging service

23. elokuu 2017

SAR technology makes imaging possible regardless of the weather conditions or time of day.

Science and art

  • ICEYE
  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • space_technology

NASA searches for the most imaginative applications in Helsinki – satellite data to be harnessed to aid sustainable development

15. elokuu 2017

With satellite data, NASA Europa Challenge finalists predict wildfires and enable people with allergies to analyse pollen dispersion.

Science and art Press releases

  • NASA_Europa_Challenge
  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • Startups
  • space_technology

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

Aalto-1 satellite sends first image

24. heinäkuu 2017

The photograph was taken with the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed hyperspectral camera's secondary camera.

Science and art Press releases

  • nanosatellites
  • space_technology
  • Aalto-1

Assembly of the Suomi 100 satellite has begun

13. heinäkuu 2017

Final assembly of the next Finnish satellite began this week in Otaniemi. The Suomi 100 satellite should be ready in August and launched into space in December.

Science and art

  • #Spacetechnology
  • #Nanosatellites
  • #Satellites
  • #finland100

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

Aalto-2 no longer responds to commands

12. kesäkuu 2017

After a promising start, the satellite mission faces communication problems caused likely due radiation damaged component by batteries damaged by low temperature.

Studies Science and art Press releases

  • nanosatellites
  • satellites
  • Aalto-2
  • space_technology
  • Aalto-1

Small satellites accelerate realisation of space programme

6. kesäkuu 2017

MSc (Tech.) Antti Kestilä will defend his doctoral dissertation on rapid space missions on 9 June 2017.

Science and art

Weisell Foundation donates 50 000 euros to Aalto University’s Metsähovi Radio Observatory

6. kesäkuu 2017

The donation will be used to purchase control motors and a receiver for a 5.5 metre radio telescope.

Cooperation

Innovation award for women goes to Professor Hele Savin

1. kesäkuu 2017

Professor Savin has developed an applied nanotechnology method for producing high-capacity solar cells with the help of “black silicon” that employs nanostructures.

Honored Science and art Press releases

  • green_energy
  • solar_cells
  • sustainability
  • solar_energy

Quantum technology selected as an Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence

1. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto is also involved in the space and imaging centres of excellence.

Science and art

  • finnish_academy
  • centre_of_excellence
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