Faculty of Technology

In the University of Oulu, the field of engineering is a part of a multidisciplinary academic environment. The Faculty of Technology operates in the fields of Architechture, Mechanical Engineering, Process and Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Mining Engineering and Mineral Processing, Civil Engineering, Geosciences and Chemistry. Education and research are conducted in close collaboration with national and international companies, research institutions and public sector organizations.


Science with Arctic Attitude

The Faculty of Technology focuses on research of sustainable use of Northern natural resources. The Faculty has top expertise in biomass, minerals, steel and materials processes and applications, which cover the whole production chains as well as the economics, and minimization methods for environmental effects of the production processes.

Read more about the research of the Faculty - Sustainable water treatment with Arctic Attitude.

Get to know us


How do you know if you’re studying the right subject? A student of industrial management and engineering found her flow and landed a job during her second year of studies.

Light it up

Automation engineer explains the best way to light a stove.

Clean technology

Cleantech is a growing industry. What does the future look like to a researcher working with environmental and chemical engineering at the University of Oulu?

Art of Engineering

How can you combine creativity with engineering? Dr. Sc. (Tech.) Juha Anttila talks about his life’s work.

Meet the Researcher


Research in the Faculty of Technology has been divided into six Research Communities which have spearhead and development teams.

The Research Communities cooperate with private companies, networks and other stakeholders. In the Research Communities’ Teams, we share research and innovation ideas and plan projects also in collaboration with other Faculties’ researchers.

Study Technology

At the University of Oulu, technology studies are conducted in the multidisciplinary academic environment. Students are offered an opportunity for a broad, cross-disciplinary education. Engineering and architecture are studied in two faculties, in close cooperation with industry, public sector and research institutions.