School of Engineering - Building a Sustainable Society

Energy technology, mechanics and materials, sustainable built environment, marine and Arctic technology, technical systems.

A student walks on a roof in Otaniemi.
Satelliittikuva

Defence of dissertation in the field of geoinformatics, Marko Kallio, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is: Towards more useful water information – methods for fine-scale spatial estimation

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Defence of dissertation in the field of geoinformatics, Sonja Lahtinen, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is: "Reference frame densifications for Nordic and Baltic countries – from local analysis to common and consistent GNSS solutions"

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Closer cooperation between Aalto and ABB Marine & Ports

ABB Marine & Ports and their equipment supplier Typhoon HIL are donating six simulators for researcher and student use.
Istutustyöpaja
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The participatory budgeting project culminated in a happy planting workshop

One Euro for Every Student project culminated in a planting workshop in mid-May on the new garden benches
Picture from PdP Gala
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Back to the future products

The 25th anniversary gala of the PDP course took place on the 13th of May at Design Factory. Many interesting future products such as electric wooden boat, extremely precise factory crane and edible packing material were presented at the Gala.
Shimmering Wood sneaker designed by by Noora Yau & Konrad Klockars. Photo: Kalle Kataila
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Your invitation to Life 1.5

Save the date/planet: Welcome to our fourth Designs for a Cooler Planet festival, 7.9–12.10.2022 in Otaniemi, Espoo.

Events

Leigh Ewin stands by the wall on the left, gazing away from camera and towards the doors that are in the centre of the image. I love campus logo in the lower left corner.
Campus, Internal events

A Grid community tour 31.5.

Check out one of the largest startup centres in Northern Europe.
Students working together on laptops.
Online event, Pedagoginen koulutus

For teachers: Getting Started with Project Based Learning

The aim of the workshop is to prepare participants to take the first steps in using project-based learning (PBL).
Both the students and Finnair's employees got to learn about the customer experience, creation of digital value, agile project working methods, and working in multidisciplinary and multinational teams. Visiting Assistant Professor Miikka J. Lehtonen in the middle.
Online event, Pedagoginen koulutus

For teachers: Case-Based Teaching

In this training you will learn to use the case method for any type of course, no matter if your discipline is about STEM, Social Sciences, Humanities or Arts.
Dr. Elisa Lorenzo Garcia
Online event, Campus

Math Olympiads: do they work to attract (female) talent? Hybrid event.

On June 2 come hear Dr. Elisa Lorenzo Garcia from Université de Neuchâtel about her long experience with math Olympiads.

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:

Experiment underway in the Aalto Ice and Wave Tank

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.

Kaksi henkilöä kuvan äärellä

Department of Built Environment

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

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AIIC Smart Crane donation ceremony 2017

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.

School of Engineering
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.

Two female students in a lab

Give for the future

Join us in building a sustainable future! Together we can solve some of the toughest problems of our time.

Contact information: School of Engineering

Contact details for the School of Engineering.

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A gathering of Aalto University people

Facilities

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

Otakaari 4

Mechanical engineering 1, K1

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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