Informatics and Computer Engineering (Computer-Aided Engineering Systems) in Russian University of Transport

INFORMATICS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Russian University of Transport (MIIT)

Department of Computer-Aided Engineering Systems

Bachelor's program

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NESTEROV Ivan Vladimirovich

Head of the Department


Teaching staff. Training is provided by the teaching staff under the supervision of I.V. Nesterov, Head of the Department, Candidate of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor, who is the author of software systems KATRAN (awarded the medals and diploma of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements) and SHAHTA for strength calculations for building structures, tunnels and roadbed. The teaching staff includes N.N. Shaposhnikov, Academician of the International Informatization Academy, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction, an honorary member of the Russian Engineering Academy, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor; nine Candidates of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professors, seven Assistant Professors, three Assistants.

Facilities and resources. The department has a specialized computer classroom with software. The classes are given in classrooms equipped with computers, projectors and interactive boards. Laboratory work is done in specialized classrooms with required equipment.

Education. The department actively updates the academic database and introduces new software systems in the educational process. It applies multimedia tools of the Informatization Department of the Institute of Track, Construction and Structures to demonstrate logical images necessary for  learning: graphs, charts, diagrams, presentations, a kind of simplified representations using state-of-the-art technology to illustrate complex structures, which facilitates the process of students' knowledge comprehension. Students undertake their work placement at partner enterprises. The university implements a broad international student exchange program.

Strategic partners. The university cooperates with Moscow Automobile and RoadConstructionStateTechnicalUniversity, National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, construction companies such as Roszheldorproekt, Giprostroymost, the Autodesk CIS company, Institute Giprostroymost and the Giprotransmost bridge construction companies, Proektstalkonstruktsia (Melnikov Central Research and Design Institute of Steel Structures), Bridge Construction Departments 4 and 18, Scientific Research Institute of Transport Construction (TSNIIS JSC), Shakhtspetsproekt, Moscow United Energy Company, etc.

Competitive advantages. The university provides high-quality traditional engineering education in combination with intensive learning of informational technologies in special disciplines. Students can use high-quality methodological literature on the subjects taught at the department. The best students have an opportunity to undertake study placement abroad (Germany, the USA, China). The third-, fourth-, and fifth-year students can combine their studies with work. Various topics for graduation projects can be freely chosen. The university provides guaranteed employment (through postgraduate work assignment).