Research at the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

We aim to establish a high-quality and attractive research environment for mechanical and materials engineering.

Materials engineering research focuses on solar energy materials and systems, next generation stationary energy storage technologies and light-emitting device technologies.

The focus of mechanical engineering research is on smart systems, laser based manufacturing processes and digital and system design.

Industrial Engineering and Management research focuses on sustainable development and sustainability over business lifecycles.

Newest publications

Bio‐based materials for solar cells (2024)

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment
Miettunen Kati, Hadadian Mahboubeh, Valdez Garcia Joaquin, Lawrynowicz Alicja, Akulenko Elena, Rojas Orlando J., Hummel Michael, Vapaavuori Jaana
(Refereed review article in scientific journal (A2))