School of Engineering

New knowledge, expertise and technologies for industry and the built environment through innovative research and pioneering education.

Nainen suunnittelee / kuvaaja Aalto-yliopisto, Unto Rautio

News

Opiskelijoita kampuksella 2019 Kuva: Unto Rautio
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Aalto University admitted 1895 new Bachelor students – amount of applicants increased

Results of the joint application for higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service
Unified chargers charging station  jukka anttonen matias maenpaa photo Annamari Tolonen
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Unified Chargers power the revolution of electric cars

Aalto-based company wants to make advanced charging technology more accessible
ShanghaiRankings 2019
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Aalto maintains strong position in ShanghaiRankings

Altogether eight subjects rank in the top 100 worldwide
Aalto koordinoi kolmea uutta STN-konsortiota, kuva Aino Huovio
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Aalto to coordinate three new SRC consortia

Aalto University received EUR 9.2 million or 18 percent of the funding allocated.

Events

Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Information Technology Program (ITP)
Lectures and seminars

Information Technology Program summer studies

Complete 24 ECTS over the summer, solve real-life digital business challenges, and gain a unique skillset in information technologies, digital platforms or service design. Aalto ITP is an international and multi-disciplinary summer program taught at the School of Business.
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of water and environmental engineering, Pia Välitalo

Title of the dissertation is Toxicity and emerging contaminants – Effect-based assessment of complex environmental samples
APV Summer School 2018
Lectures and seminars

Aalto Ventures Program Summer Course - Creating Multidimensional Experiences

There's still time to register for this unique summer course organized by AVP and Flow Festival!

Science to Engineering

Technology alters the world and affects us all. At the School of Engineering, we create new knowledge and expertise – and new solutions to serve the goals of sustainable development. Continuing collaboration with the surrounding society is essential to our efforts. Join us and make a difference!

We offer you studies in mechanical and structural engineering, energy and environmental engineering and the built environment. Our graduates proceed to apply their expertise in demanding positions around the world. If you want to drive renewal within Finnish technical industries, improve competitiveness and develop the built environment through research, technological innovation and inspiring education, become a part of our community.

Johdon kiertokäynti Otaniemi kuvaaja Juha Juvonen

Departments

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

To learn more about our work, get to know the school's three departments:

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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.

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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.

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Department of Built Environment

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

Excellence in Research

The amount of competitive external funding and the inclusion of one research team from the School of Engineering into a Centre of Excellence of the Academy of Finland give some idea of research excellence at Aalto University.

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Aalto Ice Tank / kuva

Spotlight on startups

Aalto University is home to half of all start-ups born in Finnish universities. Every year, 70–100 new companies are founded within the Aalto University ecosystem – take a look at some of the companies hailing from the School of Engineering below.

Unified chargers charging station  jukka anttonen matias maenpaa photo Annamari Tolonen
Research & Art Published:

Unified Chargers power the revolution of electric cars

Aalto-based company wants to make advanced charging technology more accessible
Addcomposites startup photo Annamari Tolonen
Research & Art Published:

Addcomposites helps small businesses automate the manufacturing of composite parts

The start-up that began as a student project aims for the international market. Their goal is to be Europe's top solution in a growing field.
surgify startup team photo annamari tolonen
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Surgify aims to make bone surgery safer around the world

These young entrepreneurs have already convinced doctors and investors. Their innovation is coming to operating theatres this year.
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VisiLean aims to accelerate construction by improving information flow

Research at Aalto University led to the founding of VisiLean, whose digital solution has found interest among international construction firms.

Get involved!

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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

Address: Otakaari 4. Mechanical engineering 1, K1. Mon-Fri 8.00–15.30

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Rakentajanaukio 4

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

Rakentajanaukio 4

Tietotie 1 C

Aalto Ice Tank, Water and Environmental Engineering
Address: Tietotie 1
Mon-Fri 8.00-15.30

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Tietotie 1 E

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

Vesihuoltotekniikka

Puumiehenkuja 3

Address: Puumiehenkuja 3. Mechanical engineering 2, K2. Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45

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

Puumiehenkuja 5

Address: Puumiehenkuja 5, Mechanical engineering 3, K3. Mon-Fri 8.00-15.30

Puumiehenkuja 5 Konetekniikka 3 Aalto University Campus and Real Estate

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