University of Zilina (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Power Engineering)


#Biogenic Residuals & Waste Materials


#Biorefineries & Biofuels

#Circular Economy

#Renewable Energy

#Resource Efficiency


#Waste Streams


Prof. Jozef Jandačka, PhD.

Head of the department

Radovan Nosek

project manager

5+ members

  • Reducing the energy intensity of buildings and technological processes
  • Optimizing energy consumption and waste heat utilization
  • Simulation of heat transfer
  • Optimization of fuels and heat sources
  • Measurement of emissions on the heat sources, optimization of heat sources
References and Experience
  • 2018 – 2020 - Exchange of expertise and experience in the field of energy systems Interreg SK-CZ – education project
  • 2011 – 2015 – Research on new ways of converting heat from RES to electricity using new advanced thermal cycles – research project
  • 2009 – 2013 – Use of low-potential geothermal heat without forced circulation of the working medium in the depth borehole – research project
  • 2009 – 2011 – BESTPELLETS - Increase the efficiency of production of pellets with using additives – research project
  • 2008 – 2010 – Microcogeneration unit based on burning of solid biomass – research project

Other projects:

  • Local heating and production of electricity powered by biomass
  • Transfer of the best technologies from the sphere of energy sources
  • Support of biomass-powered local heating
Network Focus
  • Reducing the energy consumption
  • Efficient use of alternative energy sources
  • Economical use of thermal energy
  • Creating innovations in the fields of our expertise
  • Building up strong cooperation on European level
Unique Selling Point
  • Increase deployment of renewable energy sources in practice
  • Increase efficient use of alternative energy sources
  • Analyzes of fuel by following equipments: TGA, LECO AC 500, LECO CHNS 628, LECO AF 700
  • Analyzers of emissions
  • Simulators of geothermal boreholes 5 m
  • Concentrated Solar Collector
  • The thermostatic chamber 4x4x4m
  • Cryochamber BINDER MKF 720