Civil Engineering Research Unit

CIV strives for intelligent, sustainable, resilient, and resource-efficient built environment.

CIV's research focuses on the possibilities of existing and emerging technologies, systemic understanding, and human-centered solutions over the life-cycle of structures and built environment. The foci of research are realised through active industry and stakeholder collaboration in national and international research projects. CIV pursues societal impact, academic recognition and invests in academic talent.
Maikkulan vesitorni


Our research targets core CIV areas of technology, human-centricity,  and systems.
Cross-cutting themes of research are:

  • technology: automation, digitalisation, AI
  • human-centricity: health, sustainability
  • systems: construction machines, transport systems, built environment, design systems

Research groups: