LUT’s strategic areas of expertise are energy efficiency and the energy market, the strategic management of business and technology, scientific computing and modelling of industrial processes, and expertise in Russian business and industry related to the areas above. With the help of these specific strategic areas, LUT does its part to respond to key global challenges. LUT responds to global challenges by conducting top-level international research. Also education at LUT plays a very important role in offering the latest knowledge to our students. Therefore, LUT equips its students with strong tools for working in demanding tasks in their future professions.
Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) conducts scientific research and provides academic education. For decades already, Lappeenranta University of Technology has been ahead of its time, combining two fields of science that complement each other – technology and business studies. These two unique viewpoints, these two different approaches lay a fertile ground for creating new and developing the old.
The university’s areas of strength include energy efficiency and the energy market, strategic management of business and technology, scientific computing and modelling of industrial processes and expertise in Russian business and industry related to the areas above. The university works in close cooperation with industries, catering to the needs of both the students and businesses. The cooperation began with the forest industry, and contacts have expanded through the years, ranging to a number of different industries.