2/2017
Sanna Kähkönen
Electronic nose ‘smells’ cancer

Electronic nose ‘smells’ cancer

To remove all traces of a tumour, cancer surgeons need to be able to determine the boundary between malignant and healthy tissue during an operation. Anton Kontunen has developed a method whereby an electronic nose detects cancerous tissue by analysing the smoke produced during electrosurgery.
2/2017
Anna Naukkarinen
“Job agency for robots”

“Job agency for robots”

PhD Roel Pieters took up an appointment as Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Laboratory of Automation and Hydraulic Engineering at Tampere University of Technology in September 2017. His research interests are in human-robot interaction.
2/2017
Kati Vastamäki
Lecturer and mentor

Lecturer and mentor

Jouni Lyly-Yrjänäinen, winner of the 2017 Lecturer of the Year Award, prepares his international degree-seeking students for careers in Finland. The employment rate of recent graduates who have completed the Master’s Degree Programme in Industrial Engineering and Management is as high as 60 per cent.
2/2017
Kati Vastamäki
Synergy between science and industry

Synergy between science and industry

Alessandro Foi is a scientist and entrepreneur. Despite giving pride of place to rigorous academic research, he highlights industry collaboration as the key to maximizing the positive impacts that research can have on our society.
2/2017
Sanna Kähkönen
Durable, cost-effective, flexible

Durable, cost-effective, flexible

In her Hybrid Nano project, Academy Postdoctoral researcher Paola Vivo is developing a new type of solar cell that is cost-effective, flexible enough to be placed on clothes, and still highly efficient. Researchers are hard at work improving durability, which has proven to be a challenge for commercialisation.
2/2017
Sanna Kähkönen
New method spots first signs of cardiac arrhythmias

New method spots first signs of cardiac arrhythmias

Cardiac arrhythmias kill over seven million people every year. The earlier they can be diagnosed and treated, the better. A recent issue of Nature’s Scientific Reports features a new state-of-the-art method for detecting the early warning signs of arrhythmias.

Scientists push to bring genuine interoperability to IoT

For the Internet of Things to truly hit the mainstream, the billions of connected devices, applications and gateways must be able to communicate and interact seamlessly. Researchers at TUT are developing a secure and energy-efficient system for managing IoT devices and gateways.

Take a walk in another world

Tampere University of Technology is the proud owner of Omnifinity’s omnidirectional virtual reality treadmill, the first of its kind in the Nordic countries. The system allows users to literally step into a virtual world. It opens up exciting new doors for research.

Tampere University of Technology is at the leading edge of technology development and a sought-after collaboration partner among the scientific and business communities. The University produces competent graduates who enter careers in the different sectors of society.

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