PFD-3. Energy technology, energy efficiency and environmentally friendly technology

        The University’s activities for PFD-3 are aimed at surpassing the training of competitive specialists, carrying out multidisciplinary scientific research, development, commercialization, and the transfer of meta technology at an international level for high technology industries in the national economy based on integrating education, science and industry in the following priority fields:


  • Energy technology, electricity, thermal energy, etc.;
  • Energy mechanical engineering, turbine construction, steam turbine and gas turbine installations, chemical and oil mechanical engineering, etc.;
  • Electricity stations, high voltage equipment, electrical engineering and electrical technology, electricity systems and networks, etc.;
  • Physical-technical problems in energy technology, physics of high energy, plasma physics, etc.;
  • Ecological protection, environmentally friendly equipment, technical safety, etc.


         The main scientific problems which the National Research University will focus on as part of PFD-3 will be associated with the research and development of:


  • Efficient systems for cooling blades in high temperature gas turbines for energy, transport and gas transfer installations, working with hydrocarbon fuel;
  • Technology for ensuring the safety of current nuclear power stations; development of technology to increase safety for existing and planned blocks;
  • Extremely economy multi-mode automatic energy installations with low capacity;
  • Creation of hydro-energy installations, development of technology for wind turbines etc.;
  • Creation of systems for collation, processing and utilization of solid, domestic and industrial waste;
  • Creation of combined cycle plants with various capacities using natural gas, liquid and solid fuel;
  • Creation of devices and systems reducing the environmental impact of energy facilities;
  • Creation of an integrated system for automatic management of energy power supplies and electrical stations;
  • Efficient methods and devices to control the micro-climate in residential and manufacturing locations;
  • Methods and instruments for analyzing the condition and renewing energy equipment on location at pipeline systems without removing soil;
  • Technologies for reducing energy wastage during transportation, distribution and consumption of heat and electricity;
  • Promising technologies for transporting electricity long distance;
  • Methods for integrating small energy systems to Russian energy grid;
  • Systems for monitoring and supervising consumption of energy resources and water.

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