News Tampere University of Technology, News Tampere’s new university foundation established The purpose of Tampere University Foundation is to integrate the University of Tampere and Tampere University of Technology, and carry out university of applied science operations. The proposed name for the new university is Tampere New University. Charter of Tampere’s new foundation university to be signed on Thursday in Tampere The Ministry of Education and Culture has invited the new university foundation’s founding members to attend a signing event concerning the establishment of the foundation. The event will take place in Tampere City Hall on 20 April 2017. The event is broadcast live on the TUT, UTA, and TAMK websites Digitalisation on display at TST research afternoon Staff members of TUT’s faculty of Computing and Electrical Engineering (TST) seized the opportunity to attend the faculty’s research afternoon and find out more about the research conducted there. Nearly 150 staff members attended the event. Open tenure track positions Faculty of Engineering Sciences has open tenure track positions in the fields of digital manufacturing and mechanical behaviour of engineering materials. University foundation to be established in April The Ministry of Education and Culture has invited the new university foundation’s founding members to attend a signing event on the establishment of the foundation. COST FP1405 ActInPak Summer school "Active and intelligent packaging solutions" at TUT COST Action FP1405 “Active and Intelligent Fibre-based Packaging – Innovation and Market Introduction” (ActInPak) organises together with TUT a summer school "Active and intelligent packaging solutions". Number of applicants to Tampere University of Technology grew by 18 per cent Industrial engineering and management, architecture, and pervasive computing proved the most popular among applicants. Victor van der Chijs ECIU President Tampere University of Technology joined ECIU in January 2017. The ECIU member universities are all unified by a shared profile of being young, entrepreneurial, and a key stakeholder in the regional innovation system. Jaana Kaartinen nominated as TUT’s Brand Director Master of Economic Sciences Jaana Kaartinen will start in her new position as TUT’s Brand Director on 18 April. As Brand Director, she will be responsible for building an attractive brand for technology and directing TUT’s communications and partnerships operations. Supercapacitor provides energy for the Internet of Things The Internet of Things spreads electronics to new and unforeseen places. When batteries cannot be used, where can electronics get their energy? As part of her doctoral thesis, Suvi Lehtimäki developed an inexpensive and adaptable supercapacitor for energy harvesting and storage. Cooperation negotiations concerning library and language centre staff to begin Tampere University of Technology, University of Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences are to enter into cooperation negotiations concerning the staff of the libraries and language centres. In the new issue of Interface: Next generation of super-efficient base stations TUT’s English-language science magazine Interface has updated its look. The newest issue presents a brand new kind of 5G transmitter that is 20 times as powerful as its predecessors, covers the newest developments in the fields of photonics and circular economy, and much more! Cellulose based energy storage devices seminar on 6 April There is currently a strong need for inexpensive, flexible, light-weight, and environmentally friendly energy storage devices. In his seminar, Professor Leif Nyholm from Uppsala University speaks about the possibilities nanocellulose offers to the development of these storage devices. TUT’s UNITY-project and education for human-robot interaction to primary and high school students TUT’s UNITY-project and The Robotics Society in Finland (Suomen Robotiikkayhdistys Ry) presented human-robot interaction for primary and high school students in Innokas robotic event 22nd of February 2017 at University of Tampere. Investigation of device-to-device integration into OFDMA-based cellular networks In his dissertation, Lic.Tech. Hongnian Xing provides an overview of device-to-device (D2D) integration into OFDMA cellular systems, aiming to enhance the performance of systems like the 4th generation LTE network. TUT accepts 211 new students to the degree programmes conducted in English The application period for TUT’s Master's and Bachelor’s degree programmes conducted in English ended on 25 January 2017. Out of 475 applicants, a total of 211 were accepted. Flexo printing industry event at Tampere FlexoForum 2017 brings industry professionals together to provide a wide-ranging view into the latest developments and future solutions in the fast-changing field of flexo printing. Workshop: Health monitoring and personalized care The second Health@Tampere3 workshop will be dedicated to health monitoring and personalized care. The event takes place on 30 March at TAMK. Joint application for higher education starts on 15 March TUT’s unique English-language Bachelor’s degree programme in technology is currently accepting applications. Joint application is also open for TUT’s Finnish-language Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes in technology and architecture. Digitalization sets new course for marine traffic - TUT and Rolls-Royce join forces Rolls-Royce is establishing a research centre for remote-controlled and autonomous marine crafts in Turku. Tampere University of Technology acts as a strategic partner to Rolls-Royce's international Marine unit. Physics on the rise in subject-specific QS listings QS World University Rankings by Subject has once again ranked TUT in three subjects: Computer Science & Information systems, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and Physics & Astronomy. President Kersti Kaljulaid highlighted industry collaboration President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid visited Tampere University of Technology during her state visit to Finland. The President and her entourage visited Kampusareena, SMACC, and TUTLab. President Kaljulaid also gave a speech at the Campus Club. Who is sparring whom on the kyykkä field? Students at Tampere University of Technology’s Faculty of Natural Sciences spent the afternoon of 6 March basking in sunlight and playing kyykkä with their teacher mentors. Between rounds, students and teachers exchanged thoughts about the past few months of study. TUT wins two of the top-five places in automated wildlife-monitoring challenge TUT's Audio Research Group (TUT-ARG) recently participated in an international challenge on Bird Audio Detection. Among the 30 teams competing in the challenge, TUT-ARG's submissions came in 2nd and 5th places. Digimyrsky's Silicon Valley digitalization webinar on 16 March The webinar’s speakers cast a look into the many facets of Silicon Valley in the digital age. Why is Silicon Valley an important place and thought model for Finnish companies? What can companies expect to find there? What keys to success does it provide?