Department of Civil Engineering

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Department of Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering aims to build the structures of tomorrow through research, education and collaboration. The department is built around its strengths in system knowledge, computation, modelling and knowledge management.

The department conducts both basic scientific research as well as applied research, both of which are required for high-quality education at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

News

School of Engineering
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The School of Engineering requests applications for the position of Vice Dean, responsible for research

Please, send applications or nominations by email by April 25, 2021.
Aalto University School of Engineering
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School of Engineering seeks new vice dean

The School of Engineering is looking for vice dean for research, for a term beginning on 1 August 2021.
Isoisänsilta Helsingissä.
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Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Foundation grants awarded for 2021

In 2021, the foundation awarded nine grants, worth 26 000 euros in total.
Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio and Samuel Cross received the 2020 Award for Achievements in Teaching.
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2020 Highlights and Dean's Awards on the School of Engineering Dean's Coffee

Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio and Samuel Cross, pioneers for challenge-based education received the 2020 Award for Achievements in Teaching.

Events

Research

At the Department of Civil Engineering, we use our expertise to create multidisciplinary, solution-oriented approaches and solutions in cooperation with domestic and international partners who represent a variety of fields.

Research at the department is backed by extensive facilities and focused on building design and construction as well as mineral-based materials and mechanics. The department cooperates with industry on a number of important topics, including construction management, concrete technology, indoor air quality science and technology and geoengineering.

Building design and construction

Building design and construction research aims to integrate the two fields, creating new, research-based knowledge to promote energy-efficient, safe, sustainable, healthy and comfortable buildings.

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Mineral-based materials and mechanics

Developing new industrial solutions and innovations needed in the design, manufacturing and maintenance of civil engineering applications reliant on mineral-based materials. The target is to ensure the strength, durability and sustainability of solids and structures in the built environment.

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Otaniemi research tunnel

Studies

Our research holds a prominent position in the education we offer. Learn more about studying at the Department of Civil Engineering through the programmes below. 

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Contact information

Get in touch with the Department of Civil Engineering.

Department of Civil Engineering
Concrete investigation at the Department of Civil Engineering

Collaboration and partners

The Department of Civil Engineering cooperates with industry in all of its central research areas.

Department of Civil Engineering
Dipoli / kuvaaja: Tuomas Uusheimo

Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Foundation

The Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Foundation awards grants and recognition awards annually to Master's degree students and post-graduate students of the Aalto University School of Engineering as well as persons who recently completed their Master's or postgraduate degrees and familiarized with bridge engineering or structural engineering and building physics in their studies at Aalto University.

Department of Civil Engineering

Where to find us

Rakentajanaukio 4

Construction engineering, R Building

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