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Water and Environmental Engineering

Water and Environmental Engineering research at Aalto University aims to find solutions to tackle resource scarcity.
Aalto Research groups

Our research is divided into two strategic areas: global water issues and sustainable circular economy, which are further divided into four research entities.
Read more about the studies: Master's Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering

Environmental Hydraulics Lab

Aalto Environmental Hydraulics Lab (EHL) is a multipurpose laboratory for experimental research and teaching activities. We seek to improve understanding about dynamics and processes of water, sediment, vegetation, nutrients, and harmful substances in the hydro-environment.

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Aalto University Environmental Hydraulics Lab

Latest publications

Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Built Environment, Department of Mathematics and Systems Analysis

Performance of subsurface drainage implemented with trencher and trenchless machineries

Publishing year: 2019 AGRICULTURAL WATER MANAGEMENT
Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Built Environment

Assessment of stormwater pollutant loads and source area contributions with storm water management model (SWMM)

Publishing year: 2019 Journal of Environmental Management
Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Built Environment

The Mekong's future flows under multiple drivers : How climate change, hydropower developments and irrigation expansions drive hydrological changes

Publishing year: 2019 Science of the Total Environment
Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Built Environment

The utilization of struvite produced from human urine in agriculture as a natural fertilizer : a review

Publishing year: 2019 PERIODICA POLYTECHNICA: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Built Environment

Combination of solar disinfection (SODIS) with H2O2 for enhanced disinfection of marine aquaculture effluents

Publishing year: 2019 Solar Energy
Department of Built Environment, Water and Environmental Engineering

Savings and losses of global water resources in food-related virtual water trade

Publishing year: 2019 Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Water
Department of Built Environment, Water and Environmental Engineering

Impact of Biochar on Treatment Performance of Roadside Sand Filters – Field Monitoring and Geochemical Modelling

Publishing year: 2019
Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Built Environment

Multiple Regression Analysis as a Comprehensive Tool to Model Flood Hazard in Sewersheds

Publishing year: 2019
Department of Built Environment, Water and Environmental Engineering, Department of Architecture

Effects of LID-Based Urban Designs on Water Balance

Publishing year: 2019
Department of Built Environment, Water and Environmental Engineering

Effect of sulfadiazine and trimethoprim on activated sludge performance and microbial community dynamics in laboratory-scale membrane bioreactors and sequencing batch reactors at 8°C

Publishing year: 2019 Biotechnology Progress
More information on our research in the Research database.
Research database

Research group members

Lauri Ahopelto

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Suvi Ahopelto

Suvi Ahopelto

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Ali Amiri

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Walter Box

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Giovanni Chaurand Mendez

Department of Built Environment
Research Assistant

Amy Fallon

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Joseph Guillaume

Joseph Guillaume

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher

Matias Heino

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Alexander Horton

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher
Anne Hyvärinen

Anne Hyvärinen

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Mika Jalava

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Juha Järvelä

Juha Järvelä

Department of Built Environment
Staff Scientist

Juho Kaljunen

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Meeri Karvinen

Meeri Karvinen

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Marko Keskinen

Marko Keskinen

Department of Built Environment
Senior University Lecturer
Ambika Khadka

Ambika Khadka

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Pekka Kinnunen

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Harri Koivusalo

Harri Koivusalo

Department of Built Environment
Professor

Teemu Kokkonen

Department of Built Environment
Senior University Lecturer

Irene Konola

Department of Built Environment
Research Assistant

Evgeniya Kosyanenko

Department of Built Environment
Application Designer
Matti Kummu

Matti Kummu

Department of Built Environment
Assistant Professor
Tuija Laakso

Tuija Laakso

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Hanne Laine-Kaulio

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher
Elina Lehikoinen

Elina Lehikoinen

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Irina Levchuk

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher
Riina Liikanen

Riina Liikanen

Department of Built Environment
Adjunct Professor

Ville Lindgren

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Heidi Lindroos

Department of Built Environment
Application Designer

Jenny Löfgren

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Anna Mikola

Anna Mikola

Department of Built Environment
Professor of Practice
Matleena Muhonen

Matleena Muhonen

Department of Built Environment
Planning Officer
Michela Mulas

Michela Mulas

Department of Built Environment
Research Fellow

Hafsa Munia

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Shanna Myers

Department of Built Environment
Research Assistant
Tero Niemi

Tero Niemi

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher

Venla Niva

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Erik Salminen

Department of Built Environment
Research Assistant

Heidi Salo

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Ari Serkkola

Department of Built Environment
Senior Research Fellow
Nora Sillanpää

Nora Sillanpää

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher

Suvi Sojamo

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher
Jaana Sorvari

Jaana Sorvari

Department of Built Environment
Professor (Associate Professor)
Maija Taka

Maija Taka

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher

Abel Terefe

Department of Built Environment
Application Designer

Camilla Tuomela

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate

Lauri Tuominen

Department of Built Environment
Research Assistant
Riku Vahala

Riku Vahala

Department of Built Environment
Professor
Olli Varis

Olli Varis

Department of Built Environment
Professor

Maija Vilpanen

Department of Built Environment
Project Employee

Pia Välitalo

Department of Built Environment
Doctoral Candidate
Kaisa Västilä

Kaisa Västilä

Department of Built Environment
Postdoctoral Researcher