Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) is ranked 2 amongst the best technological and science universities. Department of Mechanical Engineering (DoM) ITS ( has about 800 students in the undergraduate, master, and doctoral program and 47 faculty members. DoM focuses on energy conversation and energy materials.

Scope of activities

  • Research in Automotive: multipurpose vehicle
  • Research in Automotive : electric vehicle
  • Research in Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics
  • Research in Failure Analysis
  • Research in Fluid Mechanics
  • Research in Manufacture and Material

Key Research Facilities

DoM ITS has extensive research facilities on mechanical, physical, and chemical characterisation of materials. In addition, there are several shared facilities managed by university. The equipment includes electron microscopy and temperature programmed desorption.

Role in the project

Characterisation of MH materials for H storage & compression and system integration of MH containers on their basis. Improvement of the cycle stability of the metal hydride alloys as related to the conditions of long term tests – hydrogen pressure, temperature and amount and type of impurities of the active gases present.