SHEPITKO Taisiia Vasilevna
Director of the Institute
SPIRIDONOV Ernst Serafimovich
Head of the Department
Achievements and awards. The degree-granting departments (the Department of Track and Track Facilities, the Department of Bridges, the Department of Underground Structures) were often highly rated for high quality of training, which is confirmed by numerous diplomas, certificates and certificates of appreciation awarded to students who win
Facilities and resources. The university has the following facilities: a computer park, a research cryogenic laboratory, a track testing laboratory, a bridge testing laboratory, a geological museum, a centrifuge (physical simulation), a library, a lecture hall equipped with multimedia visualization tools and an interactive board, a computer classroom with the Robur advanced software for road design, the CAD-systems for overall track repair, the Ferrovia software system for designing new railways and highways (the educational version).
Research. There are seven scientific schools that work in the following areas: design of transport facilities; construction of railways and engineering structures (bridges, tunnels), in particular, in the North (in the cryolithic zone), optimization of design and technology solutions, improvement of railway reliability including organizational and technological reliability and risks; railway track diagnostic systems, etc.
Education. Students undertake work placement at railway directorates and departments, permanent way divisions of the Russian Railways Company, at design organizations, laboratories of research institutions, on construction trains and in construction trusts, in bridge construction crews and at tunnel construction departments. Students are involved in implementing production goals, acquiring skills of running maintenance of transport facilities, their design, construction, reconstruction, surveillance and monitoring, 82-86% of them join the staff and get salary.
Strategic partners. The university cooperates with numerous transportation, engineering and construction companies such as Moselektrotyagstroy, Inzhtransstroy, the SGK Transstroy Yamal construction company, Railway Research Institute (VNIIZHT JSC), Scientific Research Institute of Transport Construction (TSNIIS JSC), Proekttransstroy, etc.
Competitive advantages. The specialist degree is recognized worldwide. (M.A. Dulebenets, who graduated in 2012, undertook a Master's degree at University of Memphis (USA), E.I. Kosukhina, who also graduated in 2012, entered a PhD program in
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