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The Department of Energy Engineering currently operates at graduate level and offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in the following disciplines:

  • M.Sc. in Energy Systems Engineering in following research fields:

1- Energy Systems Engineering

This research field focuses on design, modeling and implement of integrated energy systems such as combined heat and power (CHP) for innovative applications by energy engineering concepts. The techno-economic analysis of the energy projects is the next step to evaluate the energy systems. This field of research applies the basic laws in mechanic, thermodynamic and electrical engineering to develop the energy balance concept for energy optimization in different sectors. Moreover, it also covers fundamental energy management issues and enables students to help the energy management companies, energy policy makers, oil and energy ministries and other energy related organizations. 

2- Energy Technologies

In this field of research, methodology of the conceptual and detailed design of advanced energy conversion systems as well as feasibility studies of renewable energy applications are investigated regarding to different analytical tools including mathematical programming, CFD analysis or experiments. Furthermore, the students who are enrolled in this field of research are prepared to develop the energy technology road maps as well as strategic energy plans.

3- Energy and Environment

In this research filed, the interaction between energy and environment is analyzed regarding to the basic analytical tools such as fluid dynamics and heat and mass transfer equations as well as economical concepts. Waste management, waste recycling, waste to energy pathways, environmental regulations and standards, carbon trading and water and waste water treatment technologies are the other issues covered in this field of research.

  • M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering in following research fields:

1- Reactor Engineering
2- Nuclear Fuel Cycle
3- Applications of Radiation and Radioisotopes
4- Bio-radiation Engineering

  • Ph.D. In Energy Systems Engineering
  • Ph.D. in Nuclear Energy Engineering



M.Sc. Program of Energy System Engineering

The master’s program of Energy system engineering is consisted of the theoretical and applied courses which make the student ready for design, development, management and operation of energy systems in extraction, process, conversion, transmission, distribution and consumption levels. The duration of the master’s program of energy system engineering is two years (four terms).
1- Program Structure
Students in master degree (in both thesis-based and course based education systems) are required to complete total course credit of 32 as presented:
M.Sc. energy systems engineering  program structure
Course Type
1Prerequisite courses66
2Core courses1212
3Elective courses1218
Total credit (2,3,4 and 5)3232

2– Field of Studies

  • Energy Systems Engineering
  • Energy Technologies
  • Energy & Environment

3- Courses summaries

3-1- Prerequisite Courses

Students must take the prerequisite courses which are determined by energy system engineering group. Fundamentals of Economy (46300) for all students and Electrical Energy Systems Analysis (46301) for the students who are not graduated in electrical engineering are the prerequisite courses.

3-2- Core Courses

Students must take all core courses which are presented:
Core Courses
Course Number
Course Name
46310Process engineering*/ Process conceptual design**3
46311Advanced mathematical programming3
46312Energy system analysis3
46313Energy modeling3

*Students with mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or physics Background (B.Sc.).
**Students with chemical engineering Background (B.Sc.)

3-3-  Elective Courses

Students must take the rest of courses up to credit of 24 from following tables, regarding to their field of study and supervisor comments.

Elective courses in Energy Systems
Course NumberCourse Name
46330 Econometrics3
46331Reliability and risk analysis*3
46333Energy flow optimization3
46334Energy security3
46360Energy economics3
46361Fossil fuels economy3
46370Pinch and exergy3
46371Energy audit lab.1
46372Energy management in buildings3
46373Energy performance in utilities3
46374Electric energy optimization3
46390Energy policy3
46391Future studies in energy3

*This course is mandatory for students in the field of energy system

Elective courses in Energy Technologies
Course NumberCourse NameCredit
46340Electrical power plants3
46341Energy storage technologies3
46342Solar energy systems3
46343Fuel cell technology3
46346Wind power plant technology3
46344Advanced energy conversion*3
46345Combined heat and power3
46347 Hydrogen production and storage3
46348Renewable energy technologies3
46350Primal energy process engineering3

*This course is mandatory for students in the field of energy technologies

Elective courses in Energy & Environment
Course NumberCourse NameCredit
46380Energy & environment*3
46381Environmental pollution control3
46382Environment modeling and engineering3
46383Technical and economical evaluation of environment3
46384Waste recycling engineering3
46385Waste water treatment3

*This course is mandatory for students in the field of energy environment

1- All students are allowed to take a graduated course from other departments subject to approval of their supervisor comments and energy system engineering group.
2- The course-based students must take two courses (six credits) from above tables instead of conducting a M.Sc. thesis.

4- Seminar and M.Sc. Thesis

4-1- Seminar
All students should register for seminar in the second semester.

4-2- Thesis
All thesis based students must choose an appropriate energy engineering faculty member as their supervisor and a corresponding research topic no later than end of the first semester. Moreover, all thesis based students are required to present the M.Sc. proposal before the end of the second semester.

Seminar & Thesis
Course NumberCourse NameCredit


M.Sc. In Nuclear Engineering


Because of multidisciplinary nature of the department programs, M.Sc. admission is open to graduates in Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and Physics.

Admission to Ph.D. programs is based on entrance examination and interview, in accordance with the university procedures.

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Department of Energy Engineering, Taymouri Alley, Ghasemi Street, Habibollahi St., Azadi Avenue, Tehran, Iran

Tel: 021-66166101-2         Fax: 021-66081722

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