Department of Built Environment

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

Cost–Benefit Analysis of Leakage Reduction Methods in Water Supply Networks

Suvi Ahopelto, Riku Vahala 2020 Water (Switzerland)

Effect of pyrolysis conditions on bone char characterization and its ability for arsenic and fluoride removal

Susan S.A. Alkurdi, Raed A. Al-Juboori, Jochen Bundschuh, Les Bowtell, Stafford McKnight 2020 Environmental Pollution

Non-conventional sources of agricultural water management : Insights from young professionals in the irrigation and drainage sector

Amali A. Amali, Adey N. Mersha, Eman R. Nofal, Kathleen Murray, Sahar Norouzi, Shoaib Saboory, Heidi Salo, Sneha R. Chevuru, Mahdi Sarai Tabrizi, Paavan K. Reddy, Abdulrahman O. Abdullahi, Hassan Farahani, Pravin Kolhe, Reza Dowlati Fard, Abdul W. Salik, Abdullahi H. Hussein, Husain Najafi, Mojtaba Poormoghadam, Monday Adiaha 2020 IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE

Economic and technical considerations in pursuing green building certification : A case study from Iran

Ali Amiri, Juudit Ottelin, Jaana Sorvari, Seppo Junnila 2020 Sustainability (Switzerland)

From ad-hoc modelling to strategic infrastructure : A manifesto for model management

Thorsten Arnold, Joseph H.A. Guillaume, Tuomas J. Lahtinen, R. Willem Vervoort 2020 Environmental Modelling and Software

Acoustic Doppler velocimetry (ADV) data on flow-vegetation interaction with natural-like and rigid model plants in hydraulic flumes

Gerardo Caroppi, Kaisa Västilä, Paola Gualtieri, Juha Järvelä, Maurizio Giugni, Paweł M. Rowiński 2020 Data in Brief

Diffuse sources dominate the sulfate load into Finnish surface waters

Petri Ekholm, Jouni Lehtoranta, Maija Taka, Tapani Sallantaus, Juha Riihimäki 2020 Science of the Total Environment
More information on our research in the Research database.
Research database

Opinnäytteet | Thesis

Julkaisut löytyvät myös Aalto-yliopiston oppimiskeskuksen kokoelmista.

Theses can also be found from Aalto Doc online collection

Research group members

Anna Mikola

Professor of Practice
Juha Järvelä

Juha Järvelä

Staff Scientist
Built Environment

Kaisa Västilä

Academy Postdoctoral Researcher
Marko Keskinen

Marko Keskinen

Associate professor
Built Environment
Matti Kummu

Matti Kummu

Associate professor
Built Environment

Olli Varis

Distinguished Professor
Riku Vahala

Riku Vahala

Head of Department
Built Environment

Suvi Ahopelto

Tohtorikoulutettava
Built Environment

Antonina Kruglova

Postdoctoral researcher

Venla Niva

Tohtorikoulutettava
Maija Taka

Maija Taka

Postdoctoral researcher
Built Environment

Amy Fallon

Tohtorikoulutettava

Ambika Khadka

Tohtorikoulutettava
Built Environment

Gerardo Caroppi

Postdoctoral researcher

Walter Box

Tohtorikoulutettava
Vili Virkki

Vili Virkki

Doctoral candidate

Anna Chrysafi

Postdoctoral researcher

Dandan Zhao

Postdoctoral researcher

Raed Al-Juboori

Postdoctoral researcher
Miina Porkka

Miina Porkka

Postdoctoral researcher
Built Environment

Mia Pihlajamäki

Visiting Doctoral candidate

How to find us

Coming by metro:

  1. Get out at Aalto University metro station and walk to its western Exit B (Tietotie)
  2. Water Building is just in front of you when at the top of the escalators: you will recognise the building from the white ”Fat Lizard” sign
  3. Walk around the front of the Fat Lizard i.e. between the two buildings: down small hill and the door to Water Building is immediately on your left

Coming by bus (e.g. 550), get out at the bus stop indicated with ‘BUS’ below

  1. Walk past metro station and Väre Building either from its northern or southern side
  2. Enter Tietotie: first up small hill and then down small hill with the Fat Lizard on your left: the door to Water Building is then on your left
  3. Our offices and lecture hall are on the 2nd floor.

Coming by car: drive to Tietotie 1E + get your parking licence from your host.

Tietotie 1 E

Water building

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