Robust software is technically possible but too expensive

2/2014
Robust software is technically possible but too expensive

Robust software is technically possible but too expensive

“If software vendors really wanted to get rid of continuous software updates to fix vulnerabilities and other bugs, they could do it. But it would hurt their bottom line,” claims Professor Antti Valmari.

Brain research leaps forward

2/2014
Brain research leaps forward

Brain research leaps forward

The Computational Neuroscience Laboratory at TUT is participating in a massive undertaking to better understand the complex brain mechanisms underlying memory formation and learning. The project represents a groundbreaking effort even on a global scale.

Joint implant stirs up growing interest around the world

2/2014
Joint implant stirs up growing interest around the world

Joint implant stirs up growing interest around the world

More and more surgeons in Europe are opting for RegJoint developed at TUT when they are looking for affordable and biodegradable finger or toe joint implants for patients living with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.
2/2014
Tuuli Laukkanen
Effective speech recognition makes life easier for people and machines

Effective speech recognition makes life easier for people and machines

Automatic speech recognition allows us to control machines through voice commands. Among other things, voice-controlled technology improves traffic safety.
2/2014
Leena Koskenlaakso
Making sense of a jumble of sounds

Making sense of a jumble of sounds

Understanding speech, not to mention foreign speech, amid a cacophony of competing noises is challenging for us all but especially for the elderly and people with hearing loss. Researchers are developing solutions that facilitate communication in noisy environments.

TUT brings expertise to bear on engineering mathematics education in Russia and Caucasia

2/2014
TUT brings expertise to bear on engineering mathematics education in Russia and Caucasia

TUT brings expertise to bear on engineering mathematics education in Russia and Caucasia

"TUT has special expertise in the educational uses of ICT. Our mathematics teachers habitually use data networks and ICT for teaching purposes,” Professor Seppo Pohjolainen says.

Multi-functional materials through surface modification

2/2014
Multi-functional materials through surface modification

Multi-functional materials through surface modification

Hybrid materials boast diverse functional properties that open up novel applications for stainless steel and other conventional materials that are widely used across large-scale industries. Potential uses range from electronics and sensors to life sciences.

Bacteria meet their match in antibacterial coatings

2/2014
Bacteria meet their match in antibacterial coatings

Bacteria meet their match in antibacterial coatings

The hardiest germs can linger for days on door handles, taps, kitchen countertops and other surfaces that can easily become a breeding ground for harmful bacteria. Advanced coatings can turn these household surfaces into inhospitable environments for bacterial growth.

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