School of Engineering

To every new member of the School of Engineering community – welcome!

We've assembled some instructions to get you started.
School of Engineering new students 2019 / Riitta Särkisilta
Changes to internal communications at the School of Engineering

News

Timo Korkeamäki. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen.
Appointments, Press releases Published:

Timo Korkeamäki appointed Dean of School of Business

Professor Korkeamäki joins Aalto from the Hanken School of Economics
Oona Ojala studied how the cultivation conditions of luxury products such as coffee and cocoa will evolve with climate change. Photo: Elisa Dametto
Studies Published:

Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

An innovative pilot course studied the circular economy, arts and systemic changes.
Aalto EIT Services Javor
Research & Art Published:

EIT Festival - 2nd October @Aalto

Welcome to the EIT Festival to discover EIT Innovation Communities in Finland!
YLE-yhteistyö
Press releases Published:

Yle aims to recruit top talent from the technology and creative sectors and will join forces with Aalto University to expand their cooperation

Yle and Aalto University have reached an agreement on communicating about jobs, traineeships and exciting career paths for the students of Aalto. The Employer Services Key Customer Package will be valid for one year as a first step. 

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.
Digitwin workshop 2019
Conferences and workshops

DigiTwin Workshop: Business Benefits of IoT

Welcome to DigiTwin Workshop on 17 September to ideate and discuss business use cases for digital twins and IoT!
Falling Walls Founder on stage holding card
Exhibitions and fairs

Falling Walls Lab Finland: Hear about the most innovative ideas around right now

Sign up today for an opportunity to hear innovative ideas and groundbreaking research from scientists and creatives working in Finland right now
Kaupunkisuunnittelu
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of land use planning, Sirkku Wallin, M.Sc.

Citizens promoting urban development and challenging urban planning system.

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:

Activity at the Aalto Ice 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.

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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
Research & Art Published:

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.
visilean statup bhargav dave martin zilliacus
Research & Art Published:

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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