Best Educational Programs: CHEMISTRY
AKSENOV, Aleksandr Viktorovich
Head of the Department
Awards and achievements of the educational program. Official state accreditation (2013) and professional-public accreditation (2015). It was recognized as the best educational program in 2012-2016. The teachers of the department published more than 600 works, in particular, more than 350 works in the leading Russian and foreign journals included in the world citation bases, Web of Science and Scopus, have got five patents of the Russian Federation and one patent of the USA.
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Teaching staff. Seven Doctors of Chemical Sciences, 18 Candidates of Sciences.
University partners within the educational program. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, University of Kansas, University of Illinois in Chicago (USA), Southern and Ural Federal Universities, the Faculty of Chemistry of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Dmitry Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Institute of Technical Chemistry of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and others.
Students' and alumni's achievements. Students are participants and winners of the UMNIK program, holders of the Russian Federation President scholarship and the grants of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the Russian Science Foundation. The alumni include 19 Candidates of Sciences. Alumni hold managerial positions at education institutions of Stavropol and the Stavropol Territory; Stavropol Research Anti-Plague Institute; the NPK ESKOM pharmaceutical company, the Criminal Expertise Center of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation for the Stavropol Territory, and others.
Facilities and resources include classrooms, learning and research laboratories with specialized equipment. Healthcare and catering services are provided, students in need are accommodated in a comfortable dormitory, receive social and psychological support, sports and recreation services.
Opportunities for students. Students get field placement at the Arnest chemical plant; the National Aerosol Cluster aluminium manufacturer; the Concern Energomera electronics manufacturer; the NPK ESKOM pharmaceutical company, the Monocrystal (the leading supplier of sapphire); the Alfaproekt Expert Center; the Lux-S production and trade company; the Luminofor research and production company.
The university promotes international and national student academic mobility. The European Supplement to the university graduation certificate simplifies the procedure for academic and professional recognition of qualifications, which helps students pursue their studies and employment abroad, and helps increase international competitiveness of the Russian higher education system in general.
Employment prospects—at research institutes; chemical, pharmaceutical and petrochemical enterprises; work in analytical, standardization, certification, and other laboratories, in the field of expert evaluation (chemical, branch-wise), and an opportunity to take up a Master's degree.