9 research departments with a staff of 269 specialists (127 research workers, including one Academician and five
Corresponding Member of NAS of Ukraine; and 27 Doctors and 59 Candidates of Science). The Institute also has a special Design-and-Engineering
Bureau, and a pilot production facility
Development and education activity
The Institute maintains a program for training scientific staff through post-graduate courses and Doctorate studies.
There are two specialised Scientific Councils for maintaining Doctor’s and Candidate’s Theses.
The Institute publishes the international scientific and engineering journal titled in English as the «Journal of Mechanical Engineering».
IPMach NAS of Ukraine
is an active participant in the following activities: forming the «Energy strategy of Ukraine to 2030»,
and the concept of the State program for ensuring technological safety in key branches of the economy; the Regional program «Resource».
Key research areas
• Optimisation of processes in power machinery, and improvement of equipment design.
• Energy saving technologies and non-conventional power engineering facilities.
• Predicting the reliability, dynamic strength and life of power equipment.
• Simulation and computer technologies in power machine building.
Applied research is focused on topical complex problems in the national economy.
Institute is the initiator of the Academic Scientific-and-Educational Complex (ASEC) for open-end training of researchers starting from school (academic lyceums)
and through to post-graduate courses and Doctorate studies. The complex includes NSC KhPhTI and 8 leading higher education institutes in Kharkiv.
IPMach NAS of Ukraine is a participant of many international and national exhibitions both in Ukraine and abroad.
Achievements and prizes
The researchers have been awarded by State Prizes of the USSR and Ukraine; prizes named after outstanding scientists of Ukraine;
prizes of the Presidium of NAS of Ukraine for young scientists; research grants of the President of Ukraine and the Kharkov Region
administration named after outstanding scientists of the Kharkov Region, and with diplomas of local self-administration bodies.