MERDANOV Shakhbuba Magomedkerimovich
Head of the Department
Achievements and awards. The program was the winner of the all-Russian project Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia in 2017.
The teachers participated in 20 grants (won nine grants) and filed 57 applications for patents of the
Teaching staff. The average age of teachers is 42. The academic degree holders rate is 80%. All teachers have basic education relevant to the disciplines they teach at the department. The department employs three Professors, Doctors of Engineering Sciences, nine Associate Professors, Candidates of Engineering Sciences, three Assistant Professors and two assistants.
Facilities and resources. Learning laboratories have state-of-the-art equipment and devices necessary for training in natural and engineering disciplines. Computer and multimedia classrooms are equipped with license programs and state-of-the-art equipment.
Research. The department develops the following research areas and topics: adaptation of construction machines to severe conditions of the North (N.N. Karnaukhov, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor); intensification of construction mix production processes (A.A. Serebrennikov, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor); efficiency improvement in construction of temporary winter roads and crossings (Sh.M. Merdanov, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor); improvement of technologies and structures of road and urban street cleaning machines (Sh.M. Merdanov, Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor).
Education. The teachers use the following teaching approaches and methods: problem-based written retelling, research method, game technologies, technology of communicative foreign culture teaching and creative workshops.
Strategic partners. The universities cooperates with the oil and gas enterprises such as Gazprom, LUKOIL, NK Rosneft, Surgutneftegaz, Transneft; the Mostostroy-11 construction company, the Servisimporttehnika company selling spare parts for special-purpose machinery; road management and operations departments of Tyumen, the Road Repair and Construction Department of the Tyumen Region, the Avtodor road transport company, the Avtograd and the Avto-Dina car dealers, the Tyumengazstroymash road company, GMS Neftemash, an oil equipment supplier, Siberian Lift Company, the Promzheldortrans-Tyumen construction company, the Tyumenremdormash road construction company, the Tyumen House-Building Company, and others.
Competitive advantages. Students undertake their educational internship and work placement at the partner enterprises. The university provides employment assistance. During their studies Bachelors obtain a vocational qualification of car service technician. Upon completing their Bachelor's program students may choose to pursue their Master's and postgraduate degree at the department.
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