Revealing the cause for high air content in concrete

15. syyskuu 2017

A study carried out in Aalto University showed that the effectiveness of the mixing process has a great significance when newer plasticizing additives are used.

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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

Stakeholders developing education in the field of construction

4. syyskuu 2017

The direct feedback given by the companies was extremely valuable.


European Mining Course receives EIT RawMaterials quality seal

30. elokuu 2017

The quality seal was granted for the programme’s longstanding traditions and its ability to adapt to changing circumstances over the years.

Studies Honored

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.

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Sweco and Aalto University to expand collaboration

1. kesäkuu 2017

The agreement enhances cooperation in the Master’s Programme in Building Technology.

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Multidisciplinary Materials Platform is a game changer

15. toukokuu 2017

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

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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.


Libertas wins DataBusiness Challenge competition

11. huhtikuu 2017

Libertas seeks to improve unemployment situation by using augmented intelligence.

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Study on nearly zero-energy buildings receives 350,000 euros in EU funding

28. maaliskuu 2017

The objective of researchers is to develop the production of nearly zero-energy buildings with wooden structures to improve energy and cost-efficiency.

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Professor Juha Paavola appointed as chairman of Oskari Vilamo Fund

16. maaliskuu 2017

Paavola has been working as an Assistant Professor and subsequently as Professor of structural mechanics since 1990.

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Vision 2030 for Finland’s construction industry

8. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto University and 11 companies from the construction industry have established a consortium that aims to develop the Vision 2030 for the Finnish construction industry.


Matchmaking is a key to Aalto alumni’s success

6. maaliskuu 2017

The semantic matching feature can be employed for networking and enhancing innovation ecosystems.


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Optimising energy consumption with the internet of things

9. helmikuu 2017

Aalto University develops intelligent control of energy use in residential and office buildings in association with Finnish industry partners.

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Brisk studies and a heart for computational mechanics

14. joulukuu 2016

Antti Valkonen started his bachelor’s studies in 2013 and graduated as a M.Sc. a scant three years later – with honours. How did this happen?

Studies Honored

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.


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A team of Aalto won the TekesHack Design Contest with their semantic engine

29. syyskuu 2016

Semantic matching algorithm can be utilized to find related documents in a wide range of applications.


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Jouni Punkki appointed Professor of Practice in concrete technology

15. kesäkuu 2016

Punkki's areas of expertise include concrete material technology, concrete durability and precast concrete technology.

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Aalto University decides on tuition fee amounts

2. kesäkuu 2016

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


Taking construction project management into cloud

20. huhtikuu 2016

VisiLean is a mobile application and cloud service that allows engaging workers in planning and following work in construction projects.

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High demand for experts in geotechnical engineering

24. helmikuu 2016

Students of geotechnical engineering do not have trouble finding a job. According to Professor Korkiala-Tanttu, there is even a shortage of experts.

Science and art

Ice bridge collapsed, Aalto logo remains

7. helmikuu 2016

Students of structural engineering travelled to Juuka to erect the longest ice bridge in the world.


Professor Gerhard Fink relies on wood as a construction material

19. tammikuu 2016

Gerhard Fink started as Assistant Professor of wooden structures at Aalto University. He feels highly motivated by the new position.

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Greater freedom of choice with new master’s degree programmes

8. joulukuu 2015

The programmes have been designed from the ground up to meet the requirements for future skills.


Fabian Ahvenainen Fund Awards

4. marraskuu 2015

The call for applications of Fabian Ahvenainen Fund Awards is open