Research group (RG) - Energy and thermal engineering

Mission to help business to develop thermal energy and cooling systems improving their efficiency and to participate in a more effective utilization of renewable energy and fossil fuels.
Vision development of an energy and thermal engineering centre known nationally and internationally while conducting innovative investigation on thermal energy / cooling systems and renewable energy.

The main investigation topics of the group:

  • Investigation of effectiveness of thermal energy systems:
    • thermo-hydro-mechanics of two-phase flows
    • thermo-hydro-mechanics of single-phase flows
  • Investigation of effectiveness of cooling systems:
    • heat transformation processes in cooling systems
    • heat transformation processes in air conditioning systems
    • heat transformation processes in heat pump systems
  • Investigation of a more efficient utilization of renewable energy and fossil fuels:
    • combustion of bio-waste
    • reduction of pollution generated by the combustion process
    • investigation of fuel physical energy properties
    • analysis of mechanical systems for fuel supply and storage
    • opportunity analysis of alternative fuel utilization
Research priority areas  Technologies for Sustainable Development and Energy
Smart Specialization areas and priorities Energy and sustainable environment
 

Researchers

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Robertas Poškas

Principal Researcher of RG "Energy and Thermal Engineering", Associate Professor at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Design

Studentų g. 56-428, Kaunas
e-mail: robertas.poskas@ktu.lt

Balčius, Algimantas Associate Professor algimantas.balcius@ktu.lt
Buinevičius, Kęstutis Associate Professor kestutis.buinevicius@ktu.lt
Gudzinskas, Juozas Associate Professor juozas.gudzinskas@ktu.lt
Jonynas, Rolandas Associate Professor rolandas.jonynas@ktu.lt
Maziukienė, Monika Assistant monika.maziukiene@ktu.lt
Miliauskas, Gintautas Professor gintautas.miliauskas@ktu.lt
Paukštaitis, Linas Lecturer linas.paukstaitis@ktu.lt
Poškas, Robertas Principal Researcher robertas.poskas@ktu.lt
Poškas, Robertas Associate Professor robertas.poskas@ktu.lt
Puida, Egidijus Associate Professor egidijus.puida@ktu.lt
Vaitkus, Liutauras Associate Professor liutauras.vaitkus@ktu.lt
 

Research projects

 

Research services

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