Prize in Lighting Technology

23. helmikuu 2017

Mr. Heikki Pulkkinen received the Best Thesis Award of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) of Finland.

Honored Science and art

  • Cleantech
  • energyefficiency
  • energy_garage
  • energy

Risto Nieminen invited to become the Honorary President of the Finnish Cultural Foundation

23. helmikuu 2017

Academician, Professor Emeritus and the former Dean of the School of Science Risto Nieminen will be the 32nd Honorary President.

Other

  • Risto_Nieminen

Researchers pave the way for ionotronic nanodevices

23. helmikuu 2017

Discovery helps develop new kinds of electrically switchable memories.

Science and art

  • nanomicroscopy
  • ionotronics
  • otanano
  • nanotechnology

Researchers discover self-assembling 2D and 3D materials formed by tiny gold nanoclusters

13. tammikuu 2017

The free-standing two-dimensional nanosheets will bring opportunities towards new-generation functional materials.

Science and art

  • Self-assembling_materials
  • materials_research
  • physics

New M.Sc. programme in Advanced Materials for Innovation and Sustainability starts in September 2017

4. tammikuu 2017

Students can combine engineering physics and advanced materials studies with innovation, business and entrepreneurship education.

Studies

  • applying
  • students

The researchers created a tiny laser using nanoparticles

3. tammikuu 2017

Researchers at Aalto are the first to develop a plasmonic nanolaser that operates at visible light frequencies and uses so-called dark lattice modes.

Science and art Press releases

  • qd

Riitta Katila named School of Science Alumna of the Year

19. joulukuu 2016

Professor Riitta Katila is an expert in corporate innovation activities, growth and development.

Honored Science and art Cooperation

2016 Best Physics Doctoral Dissertation and Teacher of the Year prizes awarded

16. joulukuu 2016

Awards for best doctoral dissertations were granted in recognition of research. Also a Teacher of the Year prize was awarded for the second time.

Science and art Honored

  • nanospin
  • STM
  • pico

Researchers discovered elusive half-quantum vortices in a superfluid

15. joulukuu 2016

Gained understanding in quantum physics may be a step towards quantum computers.

Science and art Press releases

  • half_quantum_vortice
  • quantum_physics
  • quantum_computer
  • superconductivity
  • rota

Physicist Robin Ras receives 2 million euro ERC funding for research on non-wetting surfaces

15. joulukuu 2016

In the future, new types of extremely non-wetting surfaces can be applied from everyday life to high-performance microfluidic devices.

Press releases Science and art

  • Superslippery Liquid-Repellent Surfaces
  • non_wetting_surfaces
  • ERC_grant
  • smw
  • physics

Väisälä Award to Professor Peter Liljeroth

14. joulukuu 2016

Liljeroth was awarded for his research contributions. The award is worth 15 000 euros.

Honored Science and art

  • STM

Printed perovskite solar cells

7. joulukuu 2016

Carbon-based perovskite solar cells were fabricated for the first time by infiltrating the perovskite precursor ink with inkjet printing.

Science and art

  • Renewable_energy
  • Renewable
  • new_materials
  • solar_energy
  • new_energy
  • energy_garage
  • energy

New understanding of fundamental photochemistry in dye solar cells

7. joulukuu 2016

Molecular modeling and advanced spectroscopy helped to better understand fundamental photochemical processes in dye solar cells.

  • Renewable_energy
  • Renewable
  • new_materials
  • solar_energy
  • new_energy

25 years since the discovery of carbon nanotubes

24. marraskuu 2016

The discovery also lay the foundation for carbon nanobud, a composite that was developed in Otaniemi.

Science and art Other

Professor Päivi Törmä becomes Chair of the Millennium Prize Selection Committee

16. marraskuu 2016

The International Selection Committee consisting of renowned scientists sifts and assesses the candidates for the Technology Prize worth €1 million.

Science and art

  • qd

Aalto spinoff BlueFors awarded for their international success

15. marraskuu 2016

BlueFors Cryogenics is the world’s leading manufacturer of ‘dry’ ultra-low temperature refrigerators with promising growth prospects in the supply chain of quantum computers.

Honored

Sannamari Pilpola received the Best Master's Thesis Prize 2015 in energy

14. marraskuu 2016

World Energy Council Finland and Finnish Energy Economists awarded Sannamari Pilpola (M.Sc.) the Best Master's Thesis Prize of 2015 in energy.

Honored

  • Renewable
  • new_energy
  • energy_garage
  • energy

Light detector with record-high sensitivity to revolutionize imaging

14. marraskuu 2016

Researchers at Aalto University reach near-unity response ranging from ultraviolet to infrared.

Science and art Press releases

Power of numerical simulations to complement experimental studies

11. marraskuu 2016

Examining 'material families' reveals structure-function relationships and demonstrates importance of complementary research.

Science and art

  • #comp

Researchers nearly reached quantum limit with nanodrums

31. lokakuu 2016

Extremely accurate measurements of microwave signals can potentially be used for data encryption based on quantum cryptography and other purposes.

Science and art Press releases

  • quantum_limit
  • nanodrum
  • ltq

New surfaces repel water in oil as well as oil in water

27. lokakuu 2016

Advanced coating materials benefit marine industry, anti-corrosion efforts and many other fields.

Press releases Science and art

  • dual_superlyophobic_surfaces
  • molecular_engineering
  • surface_material
  • materials_research
  • material_science

Scholarship opened the door to Princeton

25. lokakuu 2016

Joel Röntynen works at the core of the international research of his field - while one of the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics is just next door

Studies Science and art Other

New Nobelist in physics Michael Kosterlitz gave a lecture at Aalto – see the video

20. lokakuu 2016

The properties of exotic matter were revealed.

Other

Fun problem solving rewarded with the Nobel Prize in physics

7. lokakuu 2016

Visiting Fellow at Aalto, Michael Kosterlitz, revealed the properties of exotic matter by not knowing it was impossible.

Science and art Press releases

Schools of technology will hold the third joint Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees

7. lokakuu 2016

The doctors and honorary doctors to be conferred will be accepted as members of the technical science community.

Other

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