DTU Civil and Mechanical Engineering develops and utilises science and technical knowledge for the benefit of society and sustainable development. We undertake research, education, innovation, and scientific advice of the highest quality within building design and processes, building construction and safety, building energy and services, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, coastal and maritime engineering, materials technology, manufacturing engineering, engineering design and thermal engineering. Applications include the analysis, engineering design and optimization, manufacture and maintenance of mechanical products and systems, construction and operations processes as well as the built environment.

The vision of the department is to be recognized as a leading international institution providing research and innovation at the highest level in close collaboration with industry, the construction sector, society, as well as other leading partners. Furthermore, the department must provide highest-level research-based education at Bachelor, Master, PhD level and Lifelong Learning, and be an attractive and motivating workplace for staff, students and guests.