Department of Civil Engineering

Researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering

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

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Toro – El Señor Aalto – receives tenure in Dipoli 

The concrete bull was gifted to Aalto University management on Friday 6 March by Jouni Punkki, who serves as a professor of practice in the field of concrete technology. 
Oskari Vilamon rahaston palkitut 2020
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Oskari Vilamo Fund awarded the best theses on the building trade

Three doctoral dissertations and four master's thesis were awarded in Aalto University.
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Reality Capture: Automated Construction Site Productivity and Quality Monitoring

If you want to improve the productivity and quality of construction work, you need an efficient way to monitor progress and detect quality issues on a daily basis.
2019 opetustekopalkinto
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Academic achievements, Service Award and Independence Day Decorations highlights at Dean's Coffee

Postdoctoral Researcher Mateusz Janiszewski and Staff Scientist Lauri Uotinen received the 2019 Award for Achievements in Teaching.

Events

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Lectures and seminars

Writing the compiling part of an article thesis - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides doctoral candidates with an understanding of writing an article thesis effectively once the related articles have been written. The lecture will help doctoral candidates in understanding the role of the separate articles and the thesis as a whole.
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Lectures and seminars

Writing scientific journal articles - lecture for doctoral candidates

The lecture provides young researchers and doctoral candidates with an understanding of how to write peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, with the aim of motivating doctoral candidates to start writing sooner.
Shaking up Tech
Exhibitions and fairs

Shaking up Tech 2020

Shaking up Tech event will be held this year on 8.10.2020!

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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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 students, young researchers and fresh graduates in the fields of bridge engineering, structural engineering and building physics.

Department of Civil Engineering

Where to find us

Rakentajanaukio 4

Rakentajanaukio 4, R Building
Address: Rakentajanaukio 4
Mon-Fri 8.00-15.30

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