Energy and Environmental Engineering

Energy and Environmental Engineering is a research unit under the Faculty of Technology. Our main research areas are smart energy systems and resources management. Our expertise is in sustainability assessment tools and in the Northern and Arctic aspects of energy technologies and resources management. The research of the unit supports the University of Oulu's strategic research area of "Creating sustainability with materials and systems". Our specialty is a focus on the social sustainability dimension of technologies, impact of sustainable regional development and on the sustainability transformation process. We have substantial experience in international projects and EU funding, supported by a wide cooperation network in the Northern Periphery and Arctic as well as in the Barents region. We are conducting several basic and applied projects in energy technologies and resource innovation. We are now also actively contributing to developing the energy and environmental engineering education at the Faculty of Technology.