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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.
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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.
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2019 opetustekopalkinto

New faces and sustainable development – School of Engineering Annual Review 2019

The school advances sustainable development through research and teaching, master's degree and doctoral graduates enjoy high employment rates.
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Insinööritieteiden korkeakoulun dekaanin kahvit 31.1.2020

Transforming the construction industry

Expertise is built on research that must react to a changing environment.
Cooperation, Honoured
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Civil Engineering Day 2020

Apply for Erasmus staff exchange by 15 March 2020

This application period concerns exchanges taking place between 25 Sep 2019 to 1 Sep 2020.
For Aalto community
University
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Aalto University flags. Photo: Aino Huovio

Fabian and Jaakko Ahvenainen Foundation grants awarded for the year 2020

The grants were presented as part of the Civil Engineering Day event on 6 February 2020 at the Department of Civil Engineering.
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Fabian ja Jaakko Ahvenaisen apurahan saajat 2020: Dinh Tran_Zemenu Abebe_Jami Qvisen_Herman Morander_Miika Koljonen_Toni Makkonen_Foto: Teemu Ojala

New research centre will promote research and development of autonomous systems

The multidisciplinary Aalto Center for Autonomous Systems (ACAS) focuses on research and development of intelligent transport systems, factories and infrastructures.
Cooperation, University
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Building with wood is a climate-friendly option – the Wood Wonders exhibition provides five interesting viewpoints on construction

Forest wood used in buildings can bind carbon for centuries. Wood is a strong and versatile building material that improves indoor air quality, reduces the need for heating and air conditioning – and provides pleasure.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Wood Wonders: Kokoon house scale model. Photo: Anne Kinnunen

Aalto ENG Teaching Forum held on 27 January 2020: TEE2020 at the School of Engineering

Check out the materials from the event and give feedback!
For Aalto community
University
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Harald Herlin oppimiskeskus Learning Centre brand Kuva / Image: Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio / Aalto University

Four new professors appointed in the School of Engineering

The professorships are located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and in the Department of Civil Engineering.
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Concrete is cast stone moulded by humans

The Betoni–Concrete exhibition presents concrete and its use from the point of view of engineers, architects, designers and artists. The exhibition opens up on the 23 January in Dipoli.
Research & Art
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Concrete

Department of Civil Engineering Master's Thesis seminars 2020

Featuring presentations of master's theses in the Department of Civil Engineering
Studies
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Aalto University_photo Tuomas Uusheimo

How to Digitalise Construction for On-site Workers

What would happen if we could tap into the knowledge of workers on the construction site? Would a real-time situation picture of the site make workers more productive? Theseare critical questions from Christopher Görsch’sresearch project, which formspart of Aalto University’s DiCtion program.
Research & Art
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VisiLean chosen as winner of Construction Computing Award 

Aalto University-born start-up VisiLean has won the Construction Computing Award for Innovation of the Year. The awards were announced on 15 November in London’s Covent Garden.
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Bhargav Dave of VisiLean (middle) at the 2019 Construction Computing Awards

DiCtion Ontology Makes Data Flow within a Construction Project

DiCtion, a research and development project, seeks to boost productivity through the digitalisation of construction workflows. It introduces a shared ontology, the missing link that we need to make data flow smartly between processes and various systems.
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on site

Four views of construction process Waste

Waste in construction comes in many forms and at every stage of the process. Four master’s theses from Aalto University used real-life process data to make the waste visible, measurable, and analyzable
Research & Art
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Call for applications: 2020 Fabian ja Jaakko Ahvenainen Foundation grants

Grants for studies in bridge and structural engineering are now up for application – applications must be submitted 19 December 2019.
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Onnitteluruusut_kuva Teemu Ojala

Make your nomination for the Dean's Service Award 2019

Nominations may be submitted until the end of the year!
For Aalto community
University
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The International Water Mist Association’s Young Talent Award 2019 to Topi Sikanen, D.Sc.

Sikanen was awarded for his doctoral thesis 'Simulation of Transport, Evaporation and Combustion of Liquids in large-scale Fire Incidents'.
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IWMA Young Talent Award

Results in review: DiCtion is digitalising construction workflows

The DiCtion seminar explored reasons for why digitalisation has thus far done little to increase productivity at construction sites.
Press releases, Research & Art
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DiCtion studies digitalisation in construction workflows