Helsinki ICT Research News

This news feed aggregates content from the Research News feeds from the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Aalto University Department of Computer Science, and the University of Helsinki Department of Computer Science.

  • Also business and economics and space sciences reached the top 100 list in the US News' global ranking. Aalto University improved its position in several areas of the Best Global Universities Ranking published by US News. In computer science field, Aalto University rose to position 60 from the previous year's 83rd position. The fields of economics and business and space science were also among the top 100 in the world. In engineering Aalto's ranking was 136, and in materials science it was...
  • Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of aesthetics, biohybrid materials and wireless world, among other things. ​Tenured professors and President Tuula Teeri and Provost Ilkka Niemelä (on the left, back row) and Vice President Eero Eloranta (on the right, back row). Photo by Heli Sorjonen As part of the university's tenure track career system, the newly appointed tenured professors delivered their installation lectures on their own research 12 October 2016. The...
  • Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering in the top 100 Aalto University's places in the ranking by National Taiwan University (NTU) improved. The comparison is based on the publication and citation data on research activity recorded in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science database, with an emphasis on data from the two latest years. The NTU ranking lists fields of science and special subjects within them.  In the field of Engineering Aalto University was the best university in Finland...
  • The doctors and honorary doctors to be conferred will be accepted as members of the technical science community. Doctoral hats will be set on their heads in Otaniemi on 7 October 2016. The significance of the Doctoral degree has changed considerably over the last decades and Doctorates were possible for only a rare few. After the graduation the majority of new Doctors continued their scientific work within academia. Nowadays technology experts are needed in all spheres of society: in academic...
  • Founder's Talk with Juhani Mykkänen The first guest of Prodeko Founder’s Talk series fall 2016 was Juhani Mykkänen, co-founder of Wolt. Around 40 DIEM students and staff participated the event on September 28 and rarely has there been so many questions to the presenter. Juhani has graduated from Aalto Sci Computer Science department Information Networks and already during his studies worked in several creative fields. He was the editor-in-chief and columnist at Helsingin Sanomat Nyt-...
  • Research areas represented are security, mobile and semantic computing, Industrial Internet, information retrieval and enterprise system development. The goal of Cloud-assisted Security Services (CloSer) is to show how we can build effective cloud-assisted security services for organizations and individuals by designing novel security, privacy and data analytics techniques. The project is a continuation of the 2-year "CloSe" project funded jointly by the Academy of Finland and Tekes during 2014...
  • The study utilises model checking to address the insufficiencies of testing and simulation in the verification of safety systems. Model checking as a process. The object of Jussi Lahtinen’s dissertation was to find a more formal and mathematical approach to system verification and to develop model checking practices that are suitable for the nuclear industry. The traditional system verification methods, such as testing and simulation, do not have enough coverage to address the increasing...
  • Keywords include statistical machine learning, probabilistic modelling, Bayesian inference, kernel methods, computational statistics or deep learning. Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with more than 400 professors. Our campuses are located in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland. Aalto...

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