Technology alters the world and affects us all

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

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News

Silta ilmasta kuvattuna ja vastarannalla kaupunki iltavalaistuksessa
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We will soon enter the new strategy period – learn more about the cross-cutting themes

Sustainable solutions, radical creativity, and entrepreneurial mindset are reflected in everything that we do.
Tomi Kauppinen and Miikka J. Lehtonen at Otaniemi campus.
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Podcasts bring variety to teaching

At their best, podcasts can inspire and motivate students to learn about different topics.
Aalto Summer School on Transportation poster
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Pohjoisen ikirouta-alueen vehreää kasvillisuutta. Kuva: Ive van Krunkelsven
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Greenhouse gas emissions from permafrost area larger than earlier estimated

Plant roots in soil stimulate microbial decomposition, a mechanism called the priming effect. A recent study published in Nature Geoscience shows that the priming effect alone can cause emission of 40 billion tonnes carbon from permafrost by 2100.

Events

ASTRA EIT 2020
Conferences and workshops

Aalto University Summer School on Transportation - EIT Urban Mobility Edition

We offer an intensive learning period for professionals and graduate students in the field of transportation and urban planning, including online lectures and innovation workshops.
Dissertations

Defence in the field of mechanical engineering MSc Mohamed Magdeldin

name of the dissertation is "Hydrogen carriers from Industrial Biomass via Sub/supercritical water"
Opponent Professor Mikko Hupa, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
Custos Professor Mika Järvinen, Aalto University, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Dissertations

Defence in the field of mechanical engineering MSc Miika Rämä

Name of the dissertation is "District heating with low-carbon heat sources and low distribution temperatures"
Opponent Assistant Professor PhD Justin Chiu, KTH, Sweden
Custos Professor Sanna Syri, Aalto University, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Aalto University Learning Center by Tuomas Uusheimo
Lectures and seminars

Aalto Research Ethics

Course is designed for doctoral students and recommended for first or second year of study. This 2 ECTS course comprises of 46 hours of independent study and 8 hours of workshops with compulsory attendance.

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.

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

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

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

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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