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Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering

Humanity faces enormous challenges in the areas of energy, environment, raw materials, water resources and security. By research and education in the areas of mining, civil and environmental engineering, we take responsibility for the development of a sustainable society.

Our research and education are characterized by a strong experimental and applied profile with several large and well-equipped laboratories. All activities are quality assured by our dedicated professors and lecturers in an exclusive and successful collaboration with industry and the public sector. 65% of our research is externally funded and we have well-developed international collaborations with universities in all continents.

Swedish School of Mines

Research, education and infrastructure across the entire value chain of minerals and metals

Olof Martinsson, Ore Geology
In the media: This is required for the rare earth metals to be mined

The mining company LKAB's large find of rare earth metals became big news. But what are the risks if there is a breach, and how quickly can it happen? Olof Martinsson, lecturer in ore geology at Luleå University of Technology participates.

Erika Hedgren
Inaugural lecture: The public business – an underutilised potential for change?

Innovation procurement as a tool for new thinking for the sustainable and digital transformation of social construction is highly topical. Not least because of Agenda 2030, the climate crisis, the demographic development and the possibilities of digitization. How can innovation procurement and the public client's demand be used as adjustment tools, what are the success factors and what are the obstacles that need to be overcome? Erika Hedgren is a new Adjunct Professor in Construction Management and Building Technology at Luleå University of Technology. The lecture was held in Swedish

Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Luleå University of Technology
Postal address: SE-97187 Luleå, Sweden
Visiting address: C, F, R and T-Buildings, University Campus, Porsön, Luleå
Phone: +46 (0)920 49 10 00 Fax: +46 (0)920 49 28 18