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

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Nainen suunnittelee / kuvaaja Aalto-yliopisto, Unto Rautio

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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Get involved!

School of Engineering / students

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.

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.

News

Aalto University campus / Photo by Mika Huisman
Press releases, University Published:

Aalto University’s academic results and campus developed favourably in 2018

The Board approved the Annual Board Report and Financial Statements for 2018 on 20 March 2019. The year 2018 was Aalto University’s ninth year of operations.
Aalto Juniorin järjestämä naistenpäivän tapahtuma viesti yläkoululaisille tytöille.
Studies Published:

When nothing is impossible: technology sector offers a variety of career paths

The message of Aalto Junior’s Women’s Day event was that, in the field of technology, nothing is impossible for women. More than 100 participants from schools in Greater Helsinki had an opportunity to visit, among others, Aalto's space laboratory.
Where is the water?
Campus, Research & Art Published:

Where is the water?

Only a fraction of the water on Earth is drinkable, so we need ways to use it smartly.
Oskari Vilamon rahaston palkitut 2018
Honoured Published:

Oskari Vilamo Fund awarded the best theses on building trade

The Fund awarded three doctoral dissertations and nine master's theses.

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.
Lectures and seminars

Ramboll lectures

The Ramboll lectures started in January and they are open to all Aalto students and staff.
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Dissertations
intelligent systems and knowledge management in civil engineering
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of civil engineering, Vincent Kuo, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Artificial intelligence opens new doors for textual data utilisation in the architecture, engineering and construction industry.

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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
Address: Otakaari 4
Mon-Thu 7.45–20.00, Fri 7.45–20.00

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Rakentajanaukio 4

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

Rakentajanaukio 4

Tietotie 1

Aalto Ice Tank, Water and Environmental Engineering
Address: Tietotie 1
Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45.

Activity at the Aalto Ice Tank

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
Address: Puumiehenkuja 3
Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45

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

Puumiehenkuja 5

Mechanical engineering 3, K3
Address: Puumiehenkuja 5
Mon-Fri 8.00-15.45

Puumiehenkuja 5 Konetekniikka 3 Aalto University Campus and Real Estate
Updated 20.3.2019
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