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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.

Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari intervjuad i The Telegraph
Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari interviewed in The Telegraph

Prof Nadhir Al-Ansari, of Luleå University of Technology, has been studying Iraq’s water resources for the past 40 years.

Ore geologists from LTU on the still warm lava flow around Fagradalsfjall in Iceland. Photo: Privat
Ore geologists on Icelandic volcano

Researchers from ore geology at Luleå University of Technology have spent a week on the world's longest mountain range. The mountain range that is 90% under water and runs about 6,500 km around the earth is called the mid-ocean ridge.

Per Erik Eriksson is a participant in the podcast Hela Kedjan
Per Erik Eriksson is a participant in the podcast Hela Kedjan

Per Erik Eriksson's research concerns, among other things, procurement, and innovation in the built environment.

Visar forskning från professor Oleg N. Antzutkin
Showcasing research from Professor Oleg N. Antzutkin

Showcasing research from Professor Oleg N. Antzutkin's laboratory, Chemistry of Interfaces, Luleå University of Technology, SE-97 187 Luleå, Sweden.

AIF Construction
The university will develop AI and digitalisation in the construction industry

The AI Factory project at Luleå University of Technology is now being further expanded with AIF Construction, with the construction industry. AIF Railway and AIF Mines already exist. Research, companies and authorities collaborate in the projects. "Our goal is for AI to be an important tool in supporting and simplifying the industry's work", says Ramin Karim, professor and executive director.

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