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Research for the benefit of people and the environment

TUT’s new promotional video titled “Research is the key to the future” takes you on a breath-taking visual journey into the world of science, retracing the industrial history of Tampere and reaching for the stars to offer a glimpse into the future of scientific exploration. The video illustrates TUT’s commitment to pursue research for the benefit of people and the environment.

Watch the promotional video and visit TUT’s video channel on YouTube.  

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Annual Report 2016

Tampere University of Technology produces research-based knowledge and expertise for the benefit of people and the environment. In 2016, we took bold measures in developing our profile and operations despite ongoing financial adjustment. TUT’s operations and finances are in great shape on the way towards a new university group in Tampere.

Annual Report 2016

New major in robotics

Robots and autonomous systems will increase rapidly in number in the near future. Beginning next autumn, students at Tampere University of Technology can major in robotics. TUT is the first Finnish university to offer robotics as a major subject.

Students will be offered extensive studies in robotics and the possibilities it has to offer for society. Courses in robotics will range from fundamental theory to practical experimentation with real-life robots. The courses will be held in English.

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Tampere3 online

Tampere University of Technology, the University of Tampere and Tampere University of Applied Sciences have joined forces to develop a new model of operation for higher education in Finland. They are working to establish a new higher education institution that will start its operations in the beginning of 2019.

Read the latest news and blogs at https://www.tampere3.fi/en

TUT Event Bulletin for companies

TUT hosts a wide range of events that are relevant for industry and business, such as seminars, fairs and conferences, on an annual basis. Upcoming events are listed in the TUT Event Bulletin, which comes out once a month.

Read the latest bulletin and subscribe to our bulletin at www.tut.fi/followus

A few photons are enough

When the current electronics technology cannot meet the rapidly expanding needs of data communication, light comes to the rescue. A research group at TUT is developing light-based technologies and enabling applications that, until now, have been little more than dreams.

“Our goal is to replace electrons with photons. We can already fabricate hybrid components, which combine light-emitting devices and silicon-based circuitry. However, there are still many challenges, such as achieving the necessary accuracy for aligning the different components with one another,” says Professor Mircea Guina.

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International rankings

TUT’s placement in key international rankings has been on the rise in recent years. 

This year TUT ranked 47th on ‘QS Top 50 Under 50’ list.

In 2017 TUT was ranked 380th in the QS World University Ranking.

In the Times Higher Education ranking, TUT’s strong suit was once again close industry collaboration. Measured with this indicator, TUT ranked in TOP 100 out of all universities.

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TUTLab is a heaven for wild ideas

Interested in 3D scanning or laser cutting? Not a problem – visit the brand-new TUTLab!

TUTLab provides 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 and it will be open to the whole campus community.

In addition to TUT’s students and staff, TUTLab is available to the general public and companies.

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Right at home between industry and science

TUT Industry Professor Matti Sommarberg at TUT feels himself at home on the interfaces of industry and the university and in between disciplines. The grand old man of the mechanical engineering industry is now eagerly looking forward to entering the world of research.

Sommarberg is very familiar with TUT, having completed one of his two Master’s degrees there, but also through his work as a member of the TUT Advisory Board. According to Sommarberg, the TUT strategy says it all: technology for the benefit of people.

“Technology enables many great things for humankind. This is why the idea behind Tampere3 is so unique, and BioMediTech, for instance, is a great example of good collaboration between different disciplines.”

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POPJob matches employers with new talent

Are you newly graduated and looking for a job? Or are you planning to recruit new employees? POPJob is a career portal that matches employers with new talent. Employers are encouraged to post open positions, internships and MSc thesis projects that are available for students at TUT in POPJob.

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TUT for the openness of science

Science and research must be open and transparent in order to be self-healing. When all research data is available to anyone, the research results can be repeated and the methods improved. This is a necessity for scientific and technological advancement. TUT’s new Research Data Policy outlines that research materials and methods are, by default, open and available for joint use.

“Openness is not only an option – it is a necessity,” says Professor Esa Räsänen from TUT’s Department of Physics in science magazine Interface.

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TUT – a foundation university

Tampere University of Technology is one of the two Finnish universities which operate in the form of a foundation. The foundation model promotes the development of education and research. It gives the University good prerequisites to succeed amid growing international competition.

The increased autonomy provides a competitive edge when competing for good researchers, inspiring teachers and talented students. The proceeds of foundation capital enable further investment in new openings in research and education.
 

Read more about the foundation model.