About the department
The Department of Energy Technology was established on 1 January 2017 on the basis of the Department of Thermal Engineering and the Department of Chemical Engineering.
The activities of the Department of Energy Technology include chemical engineering, environmental engineering, thermal engineering, thermal power plants, heat economy and thermal energy.
The research is divided into two main directions: oil shale technologies (fluidised bed boilers in oil shale industry, calculation methodology for determining oil shale and composition of combustion products, environmental safety problems) and small energy (small boilers, wind power, bioenergy, energy economy).
The Department of Energy Technology provides services in four accredited testing activities: chemical analyses of fuels, ash, precipitation, measurement of air emissions, determination of the metal condition of pressurized equipment and thermal measurements.
1. Thermal Engineering Research and Development Center - Professor Andres Siirde
2. Laboratory of Fuel and Air Emission Analysis - Professor Alar Konist
3. Research Center of Combustion processes - Professor Tõnu Pihu
4. Chemical Engineering Research and Development Center - Professor Vahur Oja
5. Shale oil pyrolysis thermal and chemical processes research group - Senior Research Scientist Dmitri Nešumajev