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At the School of Engineering, we create new knowledge and expertise in mechanical engineering, civil engineering and the built environment.

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Pekka Metsi

Construction and real estate expert Pekka Metsi named Alumnus of the Year 2020

'In an expert field like ours, competence development continues over an entire career. Our field lacks doctoral graduates, an issue we have also tried to remedy through our joint efforts with Aalto University.'

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Smart city

Challenge – let’s make smart cities!

Smart City Centre of Excellence is announcing an international challenge to find great science intensive ideas.

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Turning wastewater nutrients into fertiliser

The NPHarvest process allows for the recovery of nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater.
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Aalto University's 10th anniversary was celebrated on 10 October

After Aalto University President Ilkka Niemelä's greetings, Alumni Studio featured three Aalto alumni discussing sustainable development and the most pressing global challenges of our time. The event was concluded with an entertaining science show where Aalto's top researchers stepped into the limelight to explain why their research is important right now.
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Aalto students and employers connected during the Aalto Talent Expo Virtual Week

Aalto Talent Expo Virtual Week was organised between 5th - 9th of October 2020. The virtual week substituted the physical Aalto Talent Expo fair that was postponed from October 2020 to January 2021.
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Otaniemi already has 1,800 metres of track

The construction of Jokeri Light Rail is under way in Otaniemi. A total of 1,800 metres of track has already been laid on Maarintie, Maarinrannatie and on Lahdenpohjanraitio next to Ring Road I.

Events

Aalto Sustainability Week logo / Jasmin Järvinen
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Aalto Sustainability Week

Aalto Sustainability Week promotes sustainability and sustainable development at Aalto. The week is organized 26.-30.10.2020.
Dissertations

Defence of Dissertation in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Fang Li, M.Sc.

The title of dissertation is: Numerical simulation of ship performance in level ice: evaluation, framework and modelling
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Kalle Jalava, M.Sc.

Title of the dissertation is "On thermal and mechanical behavior of cast irons at elevated temperatures"
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Lectures and seminars

Lecture: Practical tips on doctoral thesis supervision for thesis advisors

This lecture provides practical tips and insight for doctoral thesis advisors on succesful supervision practice. Based on the lecture's industrial engineering and management bakcground, the emphasis is more on those fields. This lecture will be organised as a webinar.

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.

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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Unto Rautio

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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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