Nokia Foundation Recognition Award to Finland's pioneer in artificial intelligence, Aalto professor Erkki Oja

23. marraskuu 2017

The award was granted to Erkki Oja, Professor Emeritus from Aalto University, for his pioneering work in machine learning, pattern recognition and neural networks.

Honored Science and art

All of Finland's war cemeteries and fallen soldiers in the WarSampo online application

22. marraskuu 2017

Open data of all of Finland’s casualties in WWII compiled in a unique semantic web application.

Science and art

  • semantic_web
  • sotasampo
  • open_data
  • big_data

Almost three million euro Erasmus Mundus funding for information security master’s programme

16. marraskuu 2017

The European Commission has granted €2.9M funding for SECCLO – Master’s Programme in Security and Cloud Computing starting in 2018.

Studies Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Europe’s largest hackathon Junction takes over Aalto University

16. marraskuu 2017

Aalto’s main building Dipoli will turn into a giant hackathon community on 24–26 November. Over 1400 coders and designers from all over the world will come together to solve real-life challenges.

Campus Press releases Science and art Studies

Spare parts go digital: a boost for the industrial spare parts business

15. marraskuu 2017

Currently five percent of spare parts could be stored in digital warehouses. This would make parts more quickly and easily available, while creating considerable cost savings.

Science and art

Digi Breakfast: Process Automation in Transition

1. marraskuu 2017

More than 100 people attended the Digi Breakfast on Mon 29 October at Aalto Bioproduct Centre.

Science and art

  • ABio
  • process_automation
  • digi_platform
  • digitalisation
  • IoT
  • 5G

Recent graduate Klaudia Krawiecka received the 2017 national information security Master thesis of the year award

27. lokakuu 2017

Klaudia’s thesis introduced a new technique that uses widely available trusted hardware for protecting user’s passwords and other sensitive data on the web.

Science and art Studies

Aalto University and the University of Helsinki join forces in artificial intelligence research

23. lokakuu 2017

The objective of the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence is to make Finland a leading country in artificial intelligence research and its utilisation.

Science and art Press releases

  • AI
  • digitalisation
  • machine_learning

Pilot project for smart building services technology investigates the functionality of building services technology in the future in an everyday environment

20. lokakuu 2017

The project tests new smart technology solutions in a pilot environment in Otaniemi.

Science and art

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

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

Students and researchers got together in Computer Science Research Day

13. lokakuu 2017

Research Day was jointly organized by the departments of Computer Science and Communications and Networking

Science and art Studies

  • research_day
  • studies
  • computer_science
  • computing
  • research
  • students

Digitalization facilitates cross-cultural encounters in health care

19. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University researchers and students develop a new app for cross-cultural education targeted for health care professionals.

Studies Science and art

  • multidisciplinary
  • computer_science
  • digitalisation
  • healthcare

Full house of industry representatives and researchers at Al Goes Industry event

13. syyskuu 2017

Finland has every possibility to be a leader in artificial intelligence.

Science and art Cooperation

  • AI
  • machinelearning

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

New research institute solves information security of robotic cars and drones

7. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University is a member of Intel Labs' CARS research lab that tackles security and privacy challenges of autonomous systems.

Science and art Press releases

  • privacy
  • secure_systems_group
  • Cyber_Security
  • Cyber_attacks
  • machine_learning
  • machinelearning

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

Aalto University and GE Healthcare expand their cooperation

17. elokuu 2017

The areas of cooperation include healthcare data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as start-up activities.

Press releases Cooperation

  • analytics
  • Startups
  • artificial_intelligence
  • teaching
  • healthcare
  • Innovation
  • research

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

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

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

Digital self helps in getting to know new people

12. kesäkuu 2017

In face-to-face digital interaction, the objective is to share information about oneself primarily outside social media.

Science and art

  • digital_self
  • hci
  • digi

5G is serving the factory of the future in Otaniemi

7. kesäkuu 2017

Aalto University’s test network gives companies the opportunity to develop new solutions.

Science and art Press releases

  • Cyber_Security
  • industrial_internet
  • 5G

Academy Professor Samuel Kaski takes part in shaping Finland’s AI future

26. toukokuu 2017

Professor Kaski is a member of the new steering group preparing a proposal for Finland’s artificial intelligence programme.

Cooperation

  • artificial_intelligence
  • computer_science

Child patients value warm encounters; parents support and smooth day to day life

23. toukokuu 2017

Patient experiences at the Children's Hospital have a wide ranging impact on the family’s daily life outside the hospital too.

Science and art Press releases

  • digital_services
  • computer_science
  • hci
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