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Our research focuses on current challenges in energy technology, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and sustainability science. On this page you can find our organization's leading experts and key personnel by departments.
Department of Energy technology
In Energy technology we study the technology and systems needed in the production, transfer, distribution and use of energy, with the focus of energy efficiency and environmental impact.
Head of department is Juhani Hyvärinen.
Department of Electrical engineering
Research at LUT Electrical Engineering cover the conversion, use and transmission of electric energy, the control of electric systems and the electric market.
Head of department is Jero Ahola.
Department of Mechanical engineering
The core competence involves digital design and production of innovative products. LUT's expertise forms an entity that conforms to the product lifespan concept, where the design, material choices, manufacturability, assemblability, serviceability and reuse of the product are all considered interactively.
Head of department is Juha Varis.
Department of Sustainability science
Sustainability research forms an important and multidisciplinary area of basic and applied research at the university as part of the LUT School of Energy Systems.
Head of department is Mika Horttanainen.