Science to engineering

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

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Aalto innovation piloted in new circular economy district of Helsingborg

In the unique method phosphorus is collected from waste water through coagulation while a membrane is used to separate nitrogen, resulting in end products that can be used as fertiliser.

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Furthering the reach of our academic community's own voice, Ourblogs.aalto.fi site hosts the blogs written by members of Aalto University: faculty, staff and students.

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President of the republic to discuss international economy with Aalto students

President Sauli Niinistö visits Aalto University campus as part of the Kultaranta Talks.
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Advanced Manufacturing and Materials (AM2) Group presenting at ESAFORM 2021

The three papers are addressing the sustainable development of materials and manufacturing focusing on digital material design, automotive safety, and additive manufacturing.
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Our un­will­ing­ness to sac­ri­fice com­fort: 3 ta­boos pre­vent­ing sustainable trans­form­a­tion

Why is it so difficult for us to change our current practices for more sustainable ones? Are there any explicit taboos that hinder decision-making? Sustainability Science Days, Finland’s largest event in sustainability science, addresses sustainability challenges, including both taboos and innovative ways of promoting sustainability.
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Passion, expertise and collaboration are the keys to a successful cruise ship design

New doctoral research highlights the importance of the creative phase for the end product, the keys to success and the challenges of the future.

Events

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Lectures and seminars

GeoCorner

4/2021. Featuring presentations of master's theses from the Master's Programme in Geoengineering.
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Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of built environment, Mirjam Bilker-Koivula, M.Sc. (Tech)

The title of the dissertation is "Geoid and postglacial rebound related gravity change in Finland"
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Follow online discussion with Aalto University students and President of the Republic

President Sauli Niinistö visits Aalto University campus as part of the Kultaranta Talks.
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Online event

LASER Talks: Adaptation and Space

Under the theme ‘Adaptation and Space’ this LASER Talk at Aalto University will intersect different practices and discourses as heterogeneous but complementary articulations of ‘space’, that address, operate on and contribute, in different ways and capacities, to the transformation of the contemporary environment and its challenges: the social, the infrastructural, the technological, the sensory, the virtual, the built and the unbuilt.

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.

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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.

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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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

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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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