Department of Vehicles and Technological Machines Service

Bachelor’s programme


ZAKHAROV, Nikolay Stepanovich

Head of the Department


Programme presentation. There are two profiles within the educational programme: “Vehicles and Vehicle Fleet” and “Service of Transport and Technological Machines and Equipment (oil and gas production)”.

There are Master’s, postgraduate and doctoral degree programmes connected with the theory of working processes of transport and technological machines.

The area of Bachelors’ professional activity includes the spheres of science and technology, connected with operation, repair and service of various transport vehicles for the transportation of people and goods as well as of aggregates, systems and components of these vehicles. New information and educational resources, such as electronic textbooks, videos and multimedia courses of lectures are actively used in the educational process. Computer based laboratory works are performed.

Teaching staff. The educational process is provided by 53 teachers; all of them have basic education in the delivered disciplines. There is the scientific school “Operation of Special and Technological Machines in Severe Conditions”, which is represented by N.S. Zakharov and O.F. Danilov, the leading scientists in this field.

Competitiveness of students. Student team “FormulaNeftegaz”, which takes part in the International engineering and technical project “Formula Student”, is organized on the basis of the Department. “Formula Student” is a student engineering contest, which was established in 1978 and implies design and construction of a race car by university teams from different countries. The team consists of students of Tyumen State Oil and GasUniversity and Tyumen State Academy of World Economics, Management and Law.

Traditionally, youth teams are winners of regional, Russian and international festivals and contests, such as the festival of dance teams “SerebryanoeKrylo” named after B.S. Sankin, International festival of circus groups “Zolotoy Krug Manezha” (Izhevsk), International jazz festival (Novosibirsk), etc.

Interaction with employers. The Department successfully cooperates with enterprises: JSC “StroiTransServis”, LLC “Gazprom Transgaz Surgut”, JSC “Surgutneftegaz”, LLC “Lukoil – Western Siberia”, JSC “Giprotyumneftegaz”.

Availability of advanced technologies and their transparency for students allow the teaching staff to optimize the topics of special sections of the course and graduate works, which are focused on the development of advanced technologies and labour management.