The Department has four divisions, that work with research and teaching. The divisions cover 18 research areas alltogether. The Head of Department Hanna Härelind and the adminsitrative office are the Department's chancellery.
The number of employed teaching staff is approximately 80, out of whom 38 are professors. There are around 240 PhD students, out of whom 30 are PhD students employed by companies or institutes.
The department is involved in four competence centres supported by Vinnova (Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems) and the Swedish Energy Agency.