Currently, research in the department is supported by about 40 PhD and M.Sc. students, 16 Technical Officers and 12 qualified faculty members. The ranges of the research activities are from fundamental investigations intended to advance theoretical understanding to practical studies intended to solve current national and global issues.
Several research projects in the department involve industrial and government partners who provide funding, expertise, and access to special research facilities. Faculty members are also active in professional associations, technical societies and editorial boards. The major research fields in the department are:
- Thermal Engineering
- Fluid Mechanics and Energy
- Applied Mechanics and Machine Design
- Material Science and Metallurgy
- Control Systems and Robotics
- Energy for Sustainable Development