Science to engineering

The School of Engineering works in the fields of mechanical engineering, civil engineering and built environment.

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School of Engineering to revise Finnish-language bachelor's degree education

The revised study options will give students a better basis for master's programmes in engineering. This reform is set to enter into force in autumn 2022.

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Engineering science makes ships lighter and more environmentally friendly (external link)

Read Professor Heikki Remes' post on advanced marine structures on Aalto Blogs.

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Crystal Flowers exhibition Collineation Grounds. Photo: Mikko Raskinen.
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Persistent students created an exhibition combining math and art despite exceptional circumstances

The sheltered courtyard next to the main lobby of the Undergraduate Centre and its dark-red brick, black granite and copper clad façade provides a solid frame for the 2021 exhibition, Collineations grounds.
K3 building in the summer
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Check out the Aalto University Works K3 site online

A Webcam has been installed to the Aalto Works K3 site to follow the real-time situation. The site has been started up during the spring 2021.
A man wearing virtual reality glasses. Virtual reality, VR, was discussed at the Unite! Boot Camp.
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Unite! virtual campus ideated further at the Boot Camp

Ideas on virtual learning and virtual reality were gathered at the Boot Camp to facilitate building of a virtual campus within Unite!.
Sijoitus 28. infografiikkana.
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Aalto ranks 28th in Times Higher Education listing for young universities

The ranking lists the world’s best universities under 50 years of age.

Events

Dissertations

Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering Bruno Reinaldo Goncalves M.Sc. (Tech)

Name of the thesis is "A nonlinear modeling approach for corrugated sandwich beams"
Dissertations

Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering M.Sc. (Tech) Pekka Koivisto

Name of the thesis "New Aerodynamic Aspects of Aircraft De/Anti-icing fluids
Resource Wisdom - Designs for a Cooler Planet 2021
Exhibitions and fairs

Helsinki Design Week 2021 lands in Otaniemi in September, showcasing three paths to resource wisdom

What kinds of design do future generations need? Luxurious biocolours from fields, wearable solar cells and a lot more. Take a look into the future!
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Online event

ENRIO 2021 Congress on Research Integrity Practice

The event opens a new European congress series that brings experts together to discuss and develop research integrity practices.

Departments

Our research focuses on Arctic technology, sustainable built environments, mechanics and materials, multidisciplinary energy technologies and systems design and production.

To find out more about research at the School of Engineering, visit our departments' pages:

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a leading multidisciplinary research establishment with strong industrial ties and impact on industry and society alike.

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.

Students and teaching staff at the Aalto University Environmental Hydraulics Lab

Department of Built Environment

Water resources, spatial data, sustainable asset management and safe transportation.

School of Engineering graduates in working life

School of Engineering Master's graduates are successful in finding jobs corresponding to their education. On this page you can find information on job titles, job sectors and career development of our graduates.

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Collaborate with us

Our work at the School of Engineering is inspired by the needs of society. We seek to contribute to the development of society by taking an active role in Finnish and international life – dialogue with a variety of stakeholders and cooperation agreements with the Capital Region municipalities and key partners support this aim.

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Aalto University / Department of Energy Technology / photographer: Adolfo Vera

Foundation for Aalto University Science and Technology

The Foundation supports the scientific research and teaching of technical disciplines. The Foundation awards grants for MSc and DSc theses on a continuous basis, with the help of industry-donated funds.

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Give for the future

The world needs new and revolutionary ideas, solutions, entrepreneurship, work and new kind of leadership. These will not come about by themselves. A donation to Aalto University is a donation for strong, internationally successful Finland.

Contact information

Contact details for the School of Engineering.

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Facilities

The School of Engineering operates in a number of buildings at the Otaniemi campus of Aalto University.

Otakaari 4

Mechanical engineering 1, K1.
Address: Otakaari 4.

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Rakentajanaukio 4

Construction engineering, R Building

Rakentajanaukio 4

Tietotie 1 C

Aalto Ice Tank, Water and Environmental Engineering

Research machine surfing on the ice at the Aalto Ice Tank.

Tietotie 1 E

Water and Environmental Engineering, Water Building, Mon-Fri 8.00–15.45

Vesihuoltotekniikka

Puumiehenkuja 3

Mechanical engineering 2, K2

Puumiehenkuja 3. Konetekniikka 2. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate

Puumiehenkuja 5

Mechanical engineering 3, K3

Puumiehenkuja 5

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