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  • The past teaches the future in water supply management

    The past teaches the future in water supply management

    Ezekiel Nyangeri Nyanchaga, Associate Professor at the Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, University of Nairobi, Kenya, has been visiting Tampere for a month. This time, the TUT graduate is in Finland due to his recently published book ‘Water Supply and Governance in Kenya’.

  • TUTLab, a heaven for wild ideas, opens next week

    TUTLab, a heaven for wild ideas, opens next week

    TUT’s brand-new TUTLab will provide the facilities for anything tech students may need for executing their ideas. The lab sports state-of-the-art equipment and software for planning and executing digital manufacture. The new learning environment will be open to the whole campus community.

  • Reliable location estimates are attainable despite measurement errors

    Reliable location estimates are attainable despite measurement errors

    Determining a mobile phone user’s location with global navigation systems is often problematic due to a great energy requirement and poor indoors signals, for example. MSc Philipp Müller has developed advanced methods for modelling measurement errors and attaining more precise position estimates.

  • Dataset of everyday sounds helps develop devices that hear

    Everyday sounds were recorded for the dataset in Tampere and Helsinki.

    Robots are already able to “hear”, but soon they may also understand what they are hearing. Researchers of Tampere University of Technology have published an audio database of everyday sounds to further develop comprehension. The material is also openly available to other researchers.

  • Nature provides inspiration for soft robot design

    Nature provides inspiration for soft robot design

    Veikko Sariola has recently started as Assistant Professor at TUT’s Department of Automation Science and Engineering. He is eager to find out what nature could teach us about robotics. We can find pearls of wisdom by studying octopi or the foot hair of a gecko, for example.

  • Nanoclusters behave as if they were atomic-like objects

    Nanoclusters behave as if they were atomic-like objects

    Superatom model can be used to explain the atomic-like behaviour of ligand-protected noble metal nanoclusters. In his dissertation, MSc Jing Qiang Goh studies the applicability of the superatom model for ligand-protected nanoclusters in different contexts.

  • Tero Joronen appointed as TUT Industry Professor

    Tero Joronen appointed as TUT Industry Professor

    DTech Tero Joronen became TUT Industry Professor at Tampere University of Technology at the beginning of August. This resourceful multitalent in industrial product development appreciates both close industry relations and science for the sake of curiosity.

  • Faster and better-quality data conversion for electronics systems

    Faster and better-quality data conversion for electronics systems

    Interested in faster data rates and higher bandwidth in your next-generation electronic devices? Fancy having ultra-definition video and better voice-quality communications available in the palm of your hand? This is made possible via digital information processing and high speed data conversion.

  • The Board appointed new vice presidents

    In its meeting on Monday, the Board of the TTY Foundation decided on the new vice presidents for the term 1 January 2017–31 December 2018. Professor Jarmo Takala was appointed as Vice President for Research and Professor Petri Suomala as Vice President for Education.

  • New description method enhances production equipment re-use

    New description method enhances production equipment re-use

    Production systems need to be adaptable, agile and reactive in order to respond to the changing requirements of production volume fluctuation, new products and machine breakdowns. In his dissertation, MSc (Tech) Niko Siltala studied formal ways of representing production equipment modules.

  • The Board appointed new deans

    The Board of the TTY Foundation decided on the appointment of four full-time deans in its meeting yesterday. The deans will serve for the term 1 January 2017–31 December 2020.

  • Finnish project management taught in Shanghai

    Finnish project management taught in Shanghai

    Assistant Professor Tuomas Ahola from TUT’s Department of Industrial Management was invited to Shanghai University in China to teach a short-term course. The Chinese students jumped at the chance of giving feedback during teaching and assessing their own learning on a daily basis.

  • Talent & Company Matchmaking meeting

    Are you interested in new career opportunities abroad or co-operation with top companies from Czech Republic? You have now a possibility to meet with companies from Brno focused in IT, imaging and digital solution services.

  • What makes the water in Keetmanshoop disappear?

    What makes the water in Keetmanshoop disappear?

    In the water supply network of the municipality of Keetmanshoop in Namibia, over 35% more water is supplied than what is invoiced based on the water meters. This emerging town cannot afford to lose any water. Where does the water go?

  • Summer greetings from the President

    Summer greetings from the President

    Tampere University of Technology is about to round off a busy and full academic year. We would like to thank all our partners for the cooperation and wish everyone a sunny and warm summer!

  • Tenure track in Gamification

    Tenure track in Gamification

    Tampere University of Technology and the University of Turku invite applications for a tenure track position in the area of Gamification.

  • Moving beyond apps with programmable interactions

    Moving beyond apps with programmable interactions

    The Internet of Things, digitalisation and intelligent home electronics are increasingly becoming a part of our everyday lives. The number of devices keeps increasing, but how will the users be able to manage them all? MSc (Tech) Niko Mäkitalo studied a potential solution: programmable interactions.

  • Toni Björninen receives young researcher award

    Toni Björninen’s research bears great significance for people’s well-being and technological applications in the field of healthcare.

    The Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion has granted young researcher award in the amount of 15,000 euros to Toni Björninen from Tampere University of Technology. Björninen received the award on 8 June at an award and grant ceremony in Helsinki.