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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.

Environmental Hydraulics Lab Water_Engineering kuvaaja Mikko Raskinen
Welcome to the new and developing eng.aalto.fi!

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.

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

Doctoral student Lu Liangliang in Aalto Ice Tank
Research & Art Published:

Lu Liangliang boards ship to spend three chilly months in the Antarctic

Ship performance and safety takes a young researcher to one of the most remote places on Earth
Aalto EIT Services
Cooperation Published:

EIT InnoEnergy - Energy innovation investment call (open until 30.4.2019)

EIT InnoEnergy call is an opportunity for Aalto researcher to get funding for such a research which is elemental part of a commercial innovation idea. InnoEnergy typical investment has been from 1-2 MEUR.
Urban mobility
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Aalto University is a founding partner of two new EIT Innovation communities

EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility aim to make a sustainable and competitive society.
uusia integroituja mallinnus- ja analyysimenetelmiä
Research & Art Published:

Assistant Professor Matti Kummu secures €2 million ERC grant to explore sustainable ways to meet the growing food demand

The main aim is to assess globally what are the feasible opportunities to meet the future food demand with sustainable use of natural resources.

Events

Solar energy
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of energy efficiency and system engineering, Hassam ur Rehman, M.Sc. (Eng)

Feasible utilization of solar thermal energy to meet the heat demand in the Nordic countries.
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Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of building technology, Kaiser Ahmed, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Detailed domestic hot water profiles enable accurate simulation of low and zero energy buildings.
Dissertations

Dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Janne Ranta, M.Sc. (Tech.)

A step towards understanding ice-structure interaction processes.
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Dissertations

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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

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
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