Rerouting transport research: from driverless cars to fresh thinking

11. joulukuu 2017

Focusing research on technological development will further lock us into a motorized, private-vehicle transport system. 

Science and art

  • sustainability

International community proposes better practices of research for advanced fuel cells

13. marraskuu 2017

Single-component fuel cell is a promising clean energy technology, but needs more standard practices and procedures in research and development to reach commercialization. Here 15 scientists from different disciplines present ways to accelerate the progress of this new fuel cell technology

Science and art

  • materials_platfrorm
  • fuelcells
  • nanomaterials
  • nanotechnology
  • energy

The next generation of power electronics? Gallium nitride doped with beryllium

9. marraskuu 2017

Physicists at Aalto University have made a breakthrough in revising methods largely discarded 15 years ago.

Science and art

  • powerelectronics
  • semiconductors
  • energyefficiency

Henri Coriou Award 2017 to Professor Hannu Hänninen

24. lokakuu 2017

The award is a recognition for Hänninen’s outstanding contribution to corrosion science and engineering in the nuclear field.

Honored

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

New light on perovskite solar cell durability problems

22. syyskuu 2017

A correct amount of water is critical in the manufacture of the cell for the crystallization of materials.

Science and art Cooperation

  • solar_cells
  • perovskites
  • material_science
  • solar_energy

New light on perovskite solar cell durability problems

22. syyskuu 2017

A correct amount of water is critical in the manufacture of the cell for the crystallization of materials.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • perovskites
  • material_science
  • solar_energy

Energy Forum lecture series: The future energy system

6. syyskuu 2017

The key players in Finland's energy sector present their views on the energy systems of the future.

Studies Cooperation

EU Research Project to improve safety in Arctic shipping

23. elokuu 2017

The goal is a new risk-led approach for Arctic shipping, ship design, and work at sea.

Science and art Cooperation

Researchers discovered new method for improving perovskite solar cell performance

21. kesäkuu 2017

With humidity assisted thermal treatment the overall efficiency increases almost 45 per cent.

Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • perovskites
  • solar_energy

Solar heating could cover more than 80% of domestic heating requirements in Nordic countries

20. kesäkuu 2017

Solar energy offers economically sensible solutions for the collection of heating energy, and for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.

Science and art Press releases

Next generation fuel cells based on semiconductor-ionic principle

2. kesäkuu 2017

An international research team with Aalto University participation has developed a novel semiconductor-ionic fuel cell. The scientific base of operation is based on charge separation processes from nano-particle level to the device level.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • Cleantech
  • sustainainability
  • Renewable_energy
  • material_science
  • energy

Implications of Finland's plan to ban coal and cutting oil use

2. kesäkuu 2017

Finland has decided to phase out coal and cut oil use by a quarter by 2030 mainly based on nuclear power and bioenergy, which constitute long-term risks not properly addressed.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • Cleantech
  • Renewable_energy
  • nuclear_power
  • sustainability
  • politics
  • energyefficiency
  • energy

Patrick Rinke appointed Visiting Professor - Honorary Fellow at TU Munich

23. toukokuu 2017

The 2017 August-Wilhelm Scheer visiting professorship at Technical University Munich (TUM) has been awarded to physics professor Patrick Rinke.

Honored Science and art

  • comp
  • cest

Stability of perovskite solar cells

13. huhtikuu 2017

Perovskite solar cell is a ‘hot topic’ in energy. This is a potential breakthrough technology, but the cells suffer from poor stability. In this review article, researchers from Aalto and Hubei Universities provide a comprehensive discussion on the degradation mechanisms.

Science and art

  • energy_revolution
  • nanomaterials
  • Renewable_energy
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy
  • nanotechnology
  • energy_garage

Sustainable Entrepreneurship Day tackled social inclusion challenges

10. huhtikuu 2017

SED 2017 focused on social sustainability and inclusion in collaboration with the City of Helsinki. Local election candidates also discussed their views.

Studies Science and art

  • sustainability
  • entrepreneurship

Otaniemi high voltage laboratory to Fortum’s use

7. huhtikuu 2017

Co-operation between the industry, researchers and students becomes closer than ever.

Campus Cooperation

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.

Science and art Press releases

Aalto-China collaboration resulted in a novel 2-stage dish solar concentrator

1. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto University New Energy Technologies Group and Southeast University's Key Laboratory of Solar Energy Science and Technology have developed a novel solar concentrator for central solar power plants.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Cleantech
  • Renewable_energy
  • solar_energy
  • energy_garage
  • energy

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

Smart buildings project develops open IoT interfaces for the needs of building services

15. helmikuu 2017

Improving openness will result in interactive systems that make it possible to share data in a seamless manner. Compatibility also makes systems more cost-effective.

Science and art

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.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

Master’s Program in Advanced Energy Solutions starts in September 2017

10. tammikuu 2017

The application period for the new program is open till 25 January 2017.

Studies

  • Advanced_Energy_Solutions
  • sustainability
  • energy

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
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