Lulea University of Technology LTU
Luleå University of Technology is Scandinavia's most northerly university of technology. Luleå University of Technology has a current annual turnover of SEK 1.6 billion. We currently have 1,700 employees and 16,000 students. Strong areas of research and innovation are created by coordinated research groups in: Attractive built environment, Effective innovation and organisation, Future mining, Renewable energy, Cross-border art and technology, Sustainable transportation systems, Intelligent industrial processes, Enabling ICT and Smart machines and materials.
The Energy Engineering Subject, which is one of the eight research subjects within the department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics, has 7 professors, 2 associate professors, 4 other senior staffs, and about 30 PhD candidates. Main research areas are thermochemical conversion of fuels, energy efficiency, energy system analyses, and ionic liquids for energy purposes. Major research topics in thermochemical conversion area are entrained flow gasification, pyrolysis, combustion, and hydrothermal treatment.