News: Archive 2012
14.03.2012 The fields of Finnish farms have been scattered as the result of over hundreds of year of land reforms, post-war relocations and inheritances. Farm owners have their pieces of land spread over and across village borders and highways. The average size of farms is on the rise, and profitability is declining. EU’s agricultural subsidies strive to keep the operation viable. Somewhere in between there is a structural problem.
23.05.2012 Experts from different educational backgrounds come together at the Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics that began operations at the beginning of the year, says Head of Department Kauko Viitanen.
20.08.2012 Helsinki Summer School of Transportation 2012, organised at the Aalto University School of Engineering, was treated to Alan E. Pisarski’s lectures on 13 August.
02.09.2012 Over 500 new Bachelor and Master´s students, both Finnish and international, arrive on Monday 3rd September to the School of Engineering.
25.09.2012 A unique space exhibition built in a truck will be touring Finland in October. The first stop is in Otaniemi on 3 October. The truck will present current and interesting space flights as well as fantastic and more ordinary space applications. The Space Truck will be accompanied by Aalto University’s mobile laboratory, where visitors can help build Finland’s first satellite – Aalto-1.
20.11.2012 This autumn, five students from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands are studying at the School of Engineering. They are taking one module of master’s level ice mechanics courses, and experiments in the ice tank are naturally a part of their studies. The tutor of the group is Professor Pentti Kujala from the Department of Applied Mechanics.