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School of Engineering


Providing new knowledge, expertise and technologies for industry and the built environment through innovative research and pioneering education.

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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:

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.

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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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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.

News

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Miina Rautiainen’s forest images are taken from a height of hundreds of kilometres

As a professor of remote sensing, she develops methods that are needed in areas such as climate change research.
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How to use artificial intelligence to augment multidisciplinary education

Pursuing multidisciplinarity in marine technology education.
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Aalto University to establish network of companies interested in digital twin development

Digital twins are virtual copies of their physical pairs and can transform product development and maintenance.
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Assistant Professor Junhe Lian strives for better steel materials

The properties of material have crucial effects on the end products’ functionality. Professor Junhe Lian aims to improve the materials used in 3D printing or any other manufacturing process. He is focusing on metal.

Events

Aalto University Industrial Internet Campus and Ilmatar Crane
Lectures and seminars

DigiTwin Demo Day

Welcome to the Demo Day of DigiTwin research project where you will experience digital twin related demos and hear about our research results.
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of history of industrialisation, Saara Matala, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Finnish shipbuilding industry and the industrial legacy of the cold war.
Dissertations
Tenured Professors' Installation Talks by Lasse Lecklin
Lectures and seminars

Tenured Professors’ Installation Talks

Aalto University celebrates its tenured professors with popular talks by the new tenure track professors of Associate or Full level.

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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
Open Mon-Thu 7.45–20.00, Fri 7.45–20.00

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Rakentajanaukio 4

Rakentajanaukio 4, R Building
Open Mon-Thu 7.45-20.00, Fri 7.45-18.00

Rakentajanaukio 4

Tietotie 1

Open Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45. Aalto Ice Tank, Water and Environmental Engineering

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Tietotie 1 E

Water and wastewater engineering, water resources engineering
Water Building, P.O. Box 15200
Open Mon–Thu 8.00–15.45

Vesihuoltotekniikka

Puumiehenkuja 3

Mechanical engineering 2, K2
Open Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45

Puumiehenkuja 3. Konetekniikka 2. Aalto University Campus and Real Estate

Puumiehenkuja 5

Mechanical engineering 3,
K3, Janitor +358 50 360 5039
Open Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45

Puumiehenkuja 5 Konetekniikka 3 Aalto University Campus and Real Estate