School of Engineering - Building a Sustainable Society

Energy technology, mechanics and materials, sustainable built environment, marine and Arctic technology, technical systems.

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Academic Hydrogen Research Forum Finland established

The transition towards a hydrogen economy is necessary to radically cut down carbon emissions and it will have a key role in the energy systems, industry and transport of the developed carbon-neutral society.

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Teaching and Research infrastructure – Aalto University School of Engineering

Creating sustainable solutions requires up-to-date infrastructure. School of Engineering has cutting-edge infrastructure for research, teaching and innovation, including unique, nationally significant research facilities.

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More than 400 young people start engineering studies in the new bachelor's majors of the School of Engineering

The total number of applicants to the Bachelor's degree majors at the School of Engineering clearly increased from previous years. Female applicants were especially interested in the Sustainable communities major, which focuses on changes in the built environment.
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Unite! receives a boost from the European Commission with more funding for its deployment

European Universities alliance Unite! has received a funding of €14,4 million from the European Commission for its proposal to be a technology and innovation driver for the advancement of a green and digital Europe.
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Be careful what you wish for - blog post by Frank Martela

What kind of values and goals contribute to wellbeing, and what do not? Start the new season by investing in goals that produce wellbeing instead of unhealthiness. Read the blog post by Aalto University lecturer and philosopher Frank Martela.
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Aalto’s Economics and Business ranks 67th globally in NTU ranking

Also among the top 100 are computer science ranked 79th and electrical engineering ranked 92nd.

Events

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Lectures and seminars

LASER Talks: Art, Architecture and Complex Systems

A provocative approach to art & science with algorithms, robotics and embedded politics
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Defence of dissertation in the field of Civil Engineering Tuomas Alapieti, M.Sc. (Tech.)

Title of the dissertation is "Emissions of wooden interior materials"
Entrance to the rock engineering laboratory.
Lectures and seminars

GeoCorner

8/2022. Featuring presentations of master's theses from the Master's Programme in Geoengineering.
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Exhibitions

Life 1.5 – an exhibition of planet-friendly materials, fashion and food

Designs for a Cooler Planet is a five-week-long festival celebrating experiments in planet-friendly materials, fashion, and food.

Departments

Our research focuses on Arctic technology, sustainable built environments, mechanics and materials, multidisciplinary energy technologies and systems design and production.

To find out more about research at the School of Engineering, visit our departments' pages:

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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.

Researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering

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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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

Join us in building a sustainable future! Together we can solve some of the toughest problems of our time.

Contact information: School of Engineering

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

Konetekniikka 1, Otakaari 4

Rakentajanaukio 4

Construction engineering, R Building

Rakentajanaukio 4

Tietotie 1 C

Aalto Ice Tank, Water and Environmental Engineering

Research machine surfing on the ice at the Aalto Ice Tank.

Tietotie 1 E

Water and Environmental Engineering, Water Building, Mon-Fri 8.00–15.45

Vesihuoltotekniikka

Puumiehenkuja 3

Mechanical engineering 2, K2

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

Puumiehenkuja 5

Mechanical engineering 3, K3

Puumiehenkuja 5

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