Department of Mechanical Engineering

Energy Conversion

Development of combustion technologies is central in reducing the emissions of energy production, particularly in the transition towards new biomass-based fuels. To this end, we utilise both empirical and computational thermodynamics.
Detail of a Thermodynamics and Combustion machinery

Our expertise in research and higher education is based on thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and chemistry in energy technology. Our technology applications of the research focus mainly on combustion and spray technology, thermal materials and bioenergy conversion.

Latest publications

Process optimization and economic evaluation of air gasification of Saudi Arabian date palm fronds for H2-rich syngas using response surface methodology

Arshid M. Ali, Muddasser Inayat, Abdulrahim A. Zahrani, Khurram Shahzad, Muhammad Shahbaz, Shaharin A. Sulaiman, Hussain sadig 2022 Fuel

The paradox of mini-grid business models: A conflict between business viability and customer affordability in rural India

Venkata Bandi, Tiia Sahrakorpi, Jukka V. Paatero, Risto Lahdelma 2022 Energy Research and Social Science

Dynamics of the Ammonia Spray Using High-Speed Schlieren Imaging

Qiang Cheng, Katriina Ojanen, Yantao Diao, Ossi Kaario, Martti Larmi 2022 SAE Technical Papers

Microalgae Chlorella vulgaris and kraft lignin stabilized cellulosic wet foams for camouflage

Nina Forsman, Tia Lohtander, Juha Jordan, Ngoc Huynh, Ari Seppälä, Päivi Laaksonen, Sami Franssila, Monika Österberg 2022 Soft Matter

Electric Truck Hydropower, a flexible solution to hydropower in mountainous regions

Julian David Hunt, Jakub Jurasz, Behnam Zakeri, Andreas Nascimento, Samuel Cross, Carla Schwengber ten Caten, Diego Augusto de Jesus Pacheco, Pharima Pongpairoj, Walter Leal Filho, Fernanda Munari Caputo Tomé, Rodrigo Senne, Bas van Ruijven 2022 Energy

A three-dimensional conjugate heat transfer model for methanol synthesis in a modular millireactor

Daulet Izbassarov, Judit Nyári, Alpo Laitinen, Arto Laari, Annukka Santasalo-Aarnio, Ville Vuorinen 2022 Chemical Engineering Science

H2-rich syngas production from air gasification of date palm waste : an experimental and modeling investigation

Mohammad R. Kabli, Arshid M. Ali, Muddasser Inayat, Abdulrahim A. Zahrani, Khurram Shahzad, Muhammad Shahbaz, Shaharin A. Sulaiman 2022 Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery

Adsorptive behavior of phosphorus onto recycled waste biosolids after being acid leached from wastewater sludge

Juho Uzkurt Kaljunen, Roza Yazdani, Raed A. Al-Juboori, Charlotte Zborowski, Kristoffer Meinander, Anna Mikola 2022 Chemical Engineering Journal Advances
More information on our research in the Research database.
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Research group members

Samuel Cross

Project Manager
Research and Innovation Services

Eero Hirvijoki

Akatemiatutkija
T212 Mechanical Engineering

Mika Järvinen

Professori (Associate professor)

Roza Yazdani

Academy Postdoctoral Researcher

Marko Korhonen

Postdoctoral Researcher
Shervin Karimkashi Arani

Shervin Karimkashi Arani

Academy Postdoctoral Researcher
T212 Mechanical Engineering

Mahmoud Gadalla

Doctoral Candidate
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Atmadeep Bhattacharya

Atmadeep Bhattacharya

Academy Postdoctoral Researcher
T212 Mechanical Engineering

Ilya Morev

Doctoral researcher

Maryam Yeganeh

Doctoral researcher
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