The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a leading multidisciplinary research establishment with strong industrial ties and impact on industry and society alike.
Schools, departments and units
School of Engineering
The School of Engineering teaches and researches fields that encompass all aspects of our built-up environment. Global warming, energy conservation and sustainable use of natural resources are the focus areas of both research and teaching.
School of Business
The School of Business is Finland's leading business school and one of the top business schools in Europe. The Aalto University School of Business was the first business school in the Nordic countries to receive the most important international quality accreditations of the field: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. This makes it one of the best business schools in the world.
The Department of Marketing is a thriving and dynamic community of faculty, researchers, staff, and students. The department has earned international acclaim for its ambitious and rigorous research output. We are at the bleeding edge of marketing.
The Department of Information and Service Management refers to the creative use of information and digital technology in business and the move from industrial to service dominant forms of production.
Mikkeli Campus (Bachelor’s Program in International Business)
School of Chemical Engineering
Important areas of research conducted at the School of Chemical Engineering include environmentally friendly and energy-efficient processes, diverse utilisation of wood and other biomaterials, new materials and their application, new motor fuels, shaping of micro-organisms and enzymes, and new drugs and biomaterials.
The Department of Chemistry and Materials Science focuses on micro-, nano- and atomic scale engineering of compounds and materials. Our work in these areas encompasses synthesis, characterization and computational research.
The Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering's expertise areas are chemical engineering, metals process industry, energy technologies, and new materials production.
School of Science
The School of Science performs world-class fundamental research and develops scientific and technical applications based on its results. Especially the fields of computation and modelling, materials research as well as ICT and media account for a large part of the research conducted at the school.
Our main research areas are algebra and discrete mathematics, analysis, applied mathematics and mechanics, stochastics and statistics, and systems analysis and operations research.
School of Electrical Engineering
At the School of Electrical Engineering electrical engineering, the natural sciences and information technology intertwine to form smart systems and innovations that save energy and increase well-being. Our research is applied in mobile telephones, electricity networks and in satellites.
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering (ELE) conducts research and arranges related teaching courses in the fields of electromagnetics, micro and nanotechnology, radio engineering, and space technology.
The Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics (SPA) combines competence in different areas of research fields varying from ICT technology to core electrical engineering and its basic phenomena.
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation is an ecosystem where scientists and engineers from different fields of microsystems, electrical engineering and automation work together to solve the most challenging scientific problems.
School of Arts, Design and Architecture
The School of Arts, Design and Architecture began operating on 1 January 2012 when the School of Art and Design and the Department of Architecture at the School of Engineering merged together.
The school is the largest of its kind in the Nordic countries, and one of the most prestigious ones in the whole world. The areas of research in the field of arts and design include design, digital media, audio-visual representation, art education and visual culture. The viewpoint of usefulness forms the foundation of artistic activity.
The Department of Media is an academic community of approximately 500 students and 80 staff members. We conduct research and provide education in Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral programmes across a broad range of subjects and themes.
The Department of Design is a diverse community of competent, creative and responsible individuals. In design, we appreciate technical skill, social significance and artistic expression.
The Department of Art educates and prepares professionals in the fields of art education, visual culture, curating, and contemporary art. The department is recognized internationally for high-quality artistic and art pedagogical activities, scholarship, and research.