The Department of Applied Physics pursues vigorous research in physical sciences and creates important industrial applications that hold great technological potential.
Materials and sustainable use of natural resources
Our expertise in the area of materials covers a wide range of fields: from condensed-matter and materials physics, nanoscience and nanotechnology, mechanics and materials to the sustainable use and processing of natural resources.
Also, our materials research contributes to diverse applications in ICT, energy and health technologies, textile design for fashion industry, and many other areas of industry.
Aalto Materials Platform
The Materials Platform promotes cross-disciplinary collaborations and communication, inside and outside Aalto University, to advance the field of materials science and its applications.
Our departments in this area
We study system-level dynamic functions of the human brain, mind and body.
The Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems (Bio2) is at the forefront of forest products technologies and cutting-edge biotechnology.
The Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering's expertise areas are chemical engineering, metals process industry, energy technologies, and new materials production.
The Department of Chemistry and Materials Science focuses on micro-, nano- and atomic scale engineering of compounds and materials. Our work in these areas encompasses synthesis, characterization and computational research.
Water resources, spatial data, sustainable asset management and safe transportation.
The Department of Civil Engineering aims to build the structures of tomorrow through research, education and collaboration.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering is a leading multidisciplinary research establishment with strong industrial ties and impact on industry and society alike.
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation is an ecosystem where scientists and engineers from different fields of microsystems, electrical engineering and automation work together to solve the most challenging scientific problems.
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering (ELE) conducts research and arranges related teaching courses in the fields of electromagnetics, micro and nanotechnology, radio engineering, and space technology.