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470075, Karaganda, Bulvar Mira, 56
Phone/Fax: 8(3212) 522824, 588895
E-mail: ivc @ kstu,kz
Prof. D.T.S. Gennady Georgievich PIVEN is the Rector
Prof. D.T.S. Marat Rachmalievich NURGUZHIN is the first prorector
Prof. D.T.S. Azimbek Kizdarbekovich AKIMBEKOV is the Prorector on scientific work and international relations
Prof. D.T.S.Yury Nikolaevich PAK is the prorector of education-methodics association
C.T.S., university reader Aitkozha Fasilovich FASILOV is the prorector of educational work
Yury Alexandrovich NIKONOV is the prorector of administrative-managerial work
C.T.S., university reader Salim Khusainovich YESENBAEV is the Secretary of Science
Scientific-research unit of the University (SRU) (See Appendix 1)
Scientific-research laboratories (SRL):
- Technology and automation of engineering production processes;
- Simulation of processes, machines and machine systems;
- Mechanization and automation of mining, construction and
- Scientific fundomentals of complex mechanization of basic and auxillary
mining production processes;
- Increasing the reliability and effectiveness of electromechanical equipment;
- Development and improvement of transport facilities and equipment of
industrial and mining enterprises;
- Estimation of mineral raw materials, their composition and properties;
- Complex development of solid mineral deposits, improvement and
optimization of parameters of production process diagrams;
- Surveying, geomechanics and geometrization of the bowels;
- Industrial ecology;
- Metrological support of production.
Educational-and-scientific production institutes and centres.
- Institute of labour organization and vital activity safety;
- Kazakhstan multiprofile institute of reconstruction and development;
- ESPC “Surveying and geodesy”;
- ESPC “Computer”;
- ESPC “Metrology, standartization and certification”;
- ESPC “Mine construction”;
- EC “Welding and indestructive control”
- Centre “Power supply, mining engineering and automation”;
- Centre “Integral”,
- Centre of transport and communication;
- Centre of teaching the official language;
- Centre of distance education.
Scientific-research centre on forecasting engineering (as a juridical person)
Associations of limited responsibility (as a juridical person)
- ALR “Elat”
- ALR “Microlux”.
The Mining Faculty is referred to the basic faculties of the University; it trains specialists in the following specialities; 190100 - Surveying; 190200 - Opencast Mining of Mineral Deposits; 190300 - Underground Mining of Mineral Deposits. 190400 - Mine and Underground Construction; 320100 - Applied Geodesy. There are 4 chairs at the faculty: the chair of mining mineral deposits (MMD), the chair of surveying and geodesy (S&G), the chair of mine and underground construction (M&UC), the chair of theoretical mechanics.
The Electromechanical Faculty is one of the oldest faculties of the KarSTU; it was founded in 1957, at present it trains specialists in 4 specialities: 140200 - Mining Machines and Equipment; 210400 - Electric Power Supply (accordingto branches). 250600 - Hydraulic Machines, Hydraulic Drives and Hydropneumatic Automation; 330800 - Electric Drive and Production Processes Automation (according to branches). The faculty consists of the chair of electric power supply and electrical engineering (EPS & EE), the chair of production processes automation (PPA), the chair of mining machines and equipment (MM & E).
The Civil Engineering Faculty is one of the basic faculties; it was founded in 1957 and trains specialists in the following specialities: 062000 - Architecture (according to profile); 090500 - Technical and Juridical Examination (in branches); 250200 - Dynamics and Strength of Machines; 430100 - Industrial and Civil Engineering and Municipal Facilities and Survices; 430400 - Production of Building Materials, Products and Constructions; 430700 - Development of Thermal and Atomic Power Stations; 440200 - Highway and Aerodrome Engineering; 440300 - Bridges and Vehicular Traffic Tunnels.The chairs of the faculty are: the chair of production processes of civil engineering and architecture (PPCE&A); the chair of production processes of building materials and products (PPBM&P); buildings and structures (B&S); the chair of applied mechanics.
The Faculty of Road Transport was founded in 1965; it trains engineers in
the following specialities: 280300 - Hoist-Transport, Building, Road Machines
and Facilities; 280500 - Motor Vehicles and Motor Facilities; 300100 - Carriage
Organization and Control (according to types of transport);300400 - Road Traffic Organisation; 430800 - Mechanization and Mechanical Equipment and Automation of Construction. The faculty consists of the following chairs: the chair of building and road machines and equipment (B&RME) the chair of road transport(RT), the chair of industrial facilities (IF), the chair of higher mathematics, the chair of the Kazakh language and culture.
The Machine-Building Faculty was founded in 1983. It perfoms the training of highly qualified engineers in a number of specialities: 130100 - Study of Materials and Material Production Process (according to branches and spheres of application); 160100 - Standartization (according to branches and fields of application); 250100 - Manufacturing Engineering, Metal-Cutting Machine- Tools; 250300 - Machines and Foundry Techniques and Procedures; 250500 - Equipment and Welding Techniques and Procedures. The faculty consists of the following chairs: the chair of manufacturing engineering (ME), the chair of machines and foundry techniques and procedures and structural materials (MFTP&SM); the chair of welding techniques and procedures and graphics (WTP&G); the chair of physical training.
The Faculty of Information Technologies was founded in 1993. The faculty trains engineers in the following specialities: 150100 - Information Systems (according to branches of application); 160200 - Metrology and Metrological Support; 340600 - Information-Measuring Techniques and Technology; 370100 - Computer Systems of Information Process and Control; 370200 - Systems of Computer - Aided Design; 370300 - Organization and Techniques of Information Protection. The chairs of the faculty are: the chair of information-measuring techniques (IMT), the chair of computer-aided information systems (CAIS), the chair of computer-aided design (CAD), the chair of social-humanitarian subjects (SHS).
The Faculty of Economy and Management was founded in 1993. It trains engineers-economists in the specialities: 007200 - Economy (according to profile); 070800 - Economy and Management at Enterprise (according to branches). The faculty consists of the chairs: the chair of economy at an enterprise (EE), the chair of management at an enterprise (ME), the chair of economic theory.
The Geoecological Faculty was founded in 1995. It trains specialist of higher engineering education in the specialities: 170200 - Safety of Labour and Vital Activity; 170300 - Applied Ecology (according to branches); 170400 - Environmental Engineering Protection; 180100 - Geologic Survey, Search and Prospecting of Mineral Deposits; 180200 - Geophysic Methods of Search and Prospecting; 340200 - Instruments and Methods of Quality Control and Diagnostics. It consists of the following chairs: the chair of mining aerology and labour safety (MA&ZS), the chair of industrial ecology and chemistry (IE&C), the chair of geophysics and geology (G&G), the chair of physics, the chair of Russian and foreign languages (R&FZ).
The Faculty of Business and Management appeared at the University in 1998. It fulfils the training of engineers-managers in the following specialities: 070400 - State and Municipal Management; 070900 - Enterprise Management (according to branches); 071000 - Personnel Management. There is a training chair of business and management methodology.
The Karaganda State Technical University (KarSTU) is one of the largest higher educational establishments in training engineering, scientific and scientific-teaching personnel. KarSTU was founded in 1953 as a Mining Institute, then in 1958 it was reorganized into a Polytechnical Institute, and on May 7, 1996 it was reorganized into a State Technical University by the Decree of the Government of the Repyblic of Kazakhstan (# 573).
The first rector of the Mining Institute was Yu.K. Nurmukhamedov, C.T.S. (1953-1955). The invaluable contribution to the formation of the Polytechnical Institute was made by A.S. Saginov, D.T.S., Prof., academician of NAS RK,
Hero of Socialist Labour, who headed the Institute for 33 years (1955-1987).
From 1988 to 1993 the Institute was headed by A.G. Lazutkin, D.T.S., Prof., corresponding member of NAS RK. In 1994 G.G. Piven, D.T.S., Prof. was appointed rector of the Polytechnical Institute and then of the Karaganda State Technical University by the Ministry of Education.
More than 50,000 highly qualified engineers were trained by the University during the period of it’s existence. In 1989 the training of specialists in the official language was started. More than 800 engineers have been trained by the present day. All of them work succesfully in many branches of the economy and science, in government structures.
The teaching staff of the KarSTU consists of more than 450 persons; there are 38 doctor of science including 15 academicians and 19 corresponding members of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan (AS RK), the Academy of Natural Sciences (AS ANS), the Academy of Sciences of Higher Educational Establishments (AS HEE), the Engineering Academy (EA), the International Academy of Informatization (IAI), the International Academy of Sciences of Ecology and Safety of Vital Activity (IA SE SVA); more than 200 persons have academic ranks and degrees.
At present there are 12 faculties at the University. The instructions are conducted in 50 specialities, 37 of them are conducted in the official language, 34 chairs take part in training specialists.
The KarSTU consists of 7 buildings of the total area of 58.7 thousand square meters in which there are class-rooms, specialized rooms and laboratories, the information calculating centre including 35 computer class-rooms and having the access to the global network INTERNET along the separately allocated channel. The stock of computer facilities (about 500 computers) was renewed more than 80 % with the computers of new generalization. The use of licensed packages of application programmea is increased.
The KarSTU has one of the largest libraries in the republic which contains more than 1.5 mln. volumes of educational, educational-methodical, scientific books in the official, Russian and foreign languages. At the disposal of the readers there are traditional catalogues and card-catalogues, and the data base of the electronic catalogue - 70,000 titles of documents, 5 library loan systems and reading-rooms seating 400.
The KarSTU was ranked to the leading educational establishments of the republic according to the results of scientific investigations. The scientific work is carried out within the scientific-research unit (SRU) including 2 institutes, 11 laboratories and 10 educational-scientific-research centres. In 1998 the Scientific-Research Centre on Forecasting Engineering was established on the University base by the Decree of the Government of RK (# 2 of January 9, 1998).
The annual amount of scientific investigations makes some 30 mln. tenge. The scientists of the University get more than 10 patents and author’s certificates every year.
The University is one of the active organizers and participants of the annual international scientific conference. In 2000 366 reports were heard at the conference, 35 of them were made by the teaching staff of the University,and the post-graduates.
The results of scientific investigations of the scientists of the University are published in the journal “Transactions of the University” and in the republic journal “Automation and Informatics”.
The KarSTU is a collective member of the International Academy of Sciences of Higher Educational Establishments (IAS HEE), the International Association of Engineers-Analysts in the field of computer-aided analysis (NAFEMS, Great Britain), the Geotechnical Association. The KarsTU founded the Association of technical higher educational establishments of Kazakhstan, Central Asia, the Ural and Siberia which includes 15 technical higher educational establishments; it is the official representative of the companies ANSYS (the USA) and CAD FEM (Germany) in Kazakhstan specializing in developing means of computer-aided analysis.
The Karaganda branch of the Academy of Natural Sciences of RK, Central-Kazakhstan branch of the International Academy of Informatization, the Association of Welders of Kazakhstan headed by the leading scientists of the University were founded on the basis of the University.
The University cooperates with the higher educational establishments and scientific-reseach institutions of the CIS countries (Russia, the Ukraine, Georgia etc.).
The University keeps international contacts on the level of the creative scientific cooperation, taking part in international symposiums, conferences, exchanging the results of scientific investigations, training personnelof top qualification and defending dissertations. The main partners are the leading educational establishments and scientific centres of Moscow, St.Petersburg, Kiev, Novosibirsk. In 1998-2000 the University took part in international conferences in the USA, Germany, Austria, Japan and South Korea; two theses for a doctor’s degree were defended in Russia.
The Centre on the problems of education abroad was founded on the basis of the University together with the fund of Soros-Kazakhstan. The work is conducted with the fund of Soros, the funds of Makarture, the British Board, USIS, IREX, CEP, ACCELS, NAFSA. One group claim for invention rights for a scientific-research project and 5 individual claims have been made by the present time. Three students study within the pointed directions. Every year two or three students go to study to the USA, Germany, Great Britain according tj the President’s programme “Balashak”.
The military chair of the University trains reserve officers in two militaryspecialities: platoon commander of battery artillery and platoon commander of average tanks; the chair has well-equipped teaching-materiale base: class-rooms for shooting practice and fire control, tactical and special training, improving the material part of artillery and tank and the only room of trainers for fire training in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The sports complex of the KarSTU is one of the largest sports structures of Karaganda (the area of 3,560 sq.m.) in which there are 7 specialized sports halls: three playing halls, a hall for step-aerobics, a hall for weight-lifting, a hall for table-tennis, a hall for lessons of special medical groups, a chess-club. The sports complex has 3 grounds for mini-football in the open air, a court for a big tennis.
The sports- health camp is situated in the National park in Karkaralinsk; it is a zone for rest of the teachers, university workers and students, a base for practical work of the students of mining, geological, ecological and geophysical specialities.
The training is conducted at 9 day-time faculties, the correspondence department, the faculty of shortened course of education on graduating from which the graduates get higher engineering education.
The main scientific trends of the University are: the development of the strategy of the further development of the Karaganda coal-field, ecology, environment and vital activity provision; the development of hydraulic volumetric pulse systems; the creation of highly effective mining transport systems; the development of computer technologies of programming and monitoring optimization; the solution of problems of surveying, geomechanics and geometrization of the bowels; the creation of highly effective measuring complexes; the development of scientific bases of reconstruction of buildings and structures; the forecasting of the developments of the machine-building complex of Kazakhstan.
A lot of development were introduced into production:
- vibration-safe manual hydropneumatic hammers on which the patents of the USA, Germany, Sweden, Finland were got;
- electronic weight-measuring complexes (64 complexes were manufactered and put into operation at the enterprises of Kazakhstan, Russia and China);
- tools of a particularly accurate treatment for machine-building;
- an automatic moulding gas-pulse machine to produce heating radiators;
- a moulding pneumatic-pulse machine to produce moulds of small-sized heating boilers;
- a press-and-shock machine to produce casting of “ingot mould” type for casting machines;
- blast-hole hydraulic breakers to mine crystal raw materials;
- hydraulic elevators of high productivity to clean sumps (they are used in the coal-field mines);
- an automated selective mining complex;
-hydraulic hammers for excavating machines of the 2-nd ... 5-th size groups;
-a manual hydraulic self-moving compactor;
-a plant of electric resistance machining of hard-machined materials;
-a plant of restoration of gers of rotating mechanisms by means building-up;
During the last years:
-information technologies of computer data banks of the engineering complexes of the Republic of Kazakhstan were created;
-methodological regulations of diversification of machine-building enterprises were developed;
- practical recommendations on providing the stability of opencast flanks which were adopted at opencasts were presented;
- the state testing of an experimental series of a new class of agricultural machines to cultivate potatoes according to highly-mechanized and high- technologies manufactured by “Kargormash” on the request for proposal designed by the body of scientists of the University was conducted;
- the recommendations were prepared to develop the regional program “Sary-Arka” approved by the Ministry of Power, Industry and Trade of RK and taken as the basis on restructurization of the mine facilities of the Karaganda coal-field;
- a set of works was carried out to investigate, to estimate the technical state and to develop the designs in fulfilling the works on reconstructing industrial and civil buildings and structures in the cities of Astana and Karaganda;
- computer technologies of technical diagnostics of hoisting machines were developed;
-the original design of a manual hydraulic perforator which has no analogue was created;
-the carrying capacity of the grounds of the Karaganda region was determined;
-the computer system of centralized control of mine aerogas conditions was developed and put into operation;
-the relays of leakage and of the device to control asymmetry and phase break of a.c. motors were developed.
The novelty and originality of the designs were confirmed by a number of author’s certificates and patents for inventions of the USA, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Italy, the CSFR, India, Switzerland. The body of the University got 1285 certificates and 96 patents. The authors were awarded various medals of the USSR VDNKh. G.G.Piven, I.A.Yantzen, D.N.Yeshutkin, A.G.Lazutkin, Yu.M.Smirnov and others were awarded the state Prize of the Kazakh SSR for the development of the theory and the creation of a new class of machines.
The merited contribution to the training of engineers and the creation of new facilities and technologies was made by the scientists of the University: G.G.Piven, I.A. Yantzen, M.R.Nurguzhin, Yu.N. Pak, A.K. Akimbekov, Z.T. Akashev, I.M. Alter, Zh.B. Bakirov, B.T. Berkaliev, A.Sh. Bazhenov, I.V. Breido, N.F. Gerachenko, N.A. Drizhd, M.A. Yermekov, T.E. Yermekov, D.N. Yeshutkin, N.T. Zhadrasinov, S.S. Zhetesov, T.K. Isabekov, A.Z. Isagulov, S.S. Kvon, Yu.I. Klimov, F.K. Nizametdinov, R.P. Okatov, P.P. Palev, Yu. M. Smirnov, E.I. Shulgin.
Gennady Georgievich PIVEN
He was born in 1945 in Karaganda. Doctor of Technical Natural Science (1986), Prof. (1988), academcian of science of RK (1996), academician of the Engineering Academy of RK (1997), coresponding memder of IASHEE (1995).
Specialist in the field of creating hydrovolumetric pulse systems and forecasting the development of engineering, methodology of training engineers.
Ivan Andreevich YANTZEN
He was born in 1935 in Novoseltzk region of Stavropolsk Territory.
Doctor of Technical Science (1974), Prof. (1976), academician of ANS RK
(1996). State prize-winner of the Kazakh SSR (1989).
Specialist in the field of creating hydrovolumetric pulse, systems and forecasting the development of engineering.
Marat Rakhmalievich NURGUZHIN
He was born in 1957 in the village of Sirimbet of Kokchetav region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1999), Prof. (1994), academician of the International Academy of Informatization, chairman of the Central Kazakhstan branch of IAI, vice-ppresident of IAI (city of Almaty).
Specialist in the field of systems of computer-aided engineering analysis and forecasting the carrying capacity of welded metalworks, the methodology of training engineers.
Yury Nikolaevich PAK
He was born in 1942 in the city of Bekabad of Tashkent region.
Doctor of Technical Science, Prof. (1989), academician of the Academy of Natural Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1998).
Specialist in the field of nuclear geophysics, nuclear physical analysis radioisotope instrument engineering.
Zakir Takhavievich AKASHEV
He was born in 1935 in Karaganda region.
Doctor of Technical Science(1993), academician of the International Academy of Sciences of Ecology, Safety of Man and Nature (IASESMN) (1998).
Specialist in the field of creating steeply inclined conveyer complexes of cyclic-flow production (CFP) for deep quarries.
Azimbek Kizdarbekovich AKIMBEKOV
He was born in 1954 in Karaganda.
Doctor of Technical Science (1997), senior research worker (1991), excellent worker of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1997).
Specialist in the field of mining, mine aero-gas dynamics.
Igor Michailovich ALTER
He was born in1936 in Donetzk, the Ukraine.
Doctor of Technical Science (1999), corresponding member of the Academy of Natural Sciences (2000).
Specialist in the field of calculations, simulation and creation of structures of mine powered supports and hoist engines of increased carrying capacity.
Zhetpisbay Bakirovich BAKIROV
He was born in 1950 in Shetsk area of Karaganda region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1999), Prof. (2001).
Specialist in the field of mechanics of deformable rigid bodies and science of machines (dynamics and strength of machines).
Basilbek Tumenovich BERKALIEV
He was born in 1927 in Uralsk region.
Doctor of Technical Science, Prof., academician of the Academy of Mineral Resoures of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1996), grant-reciever of “State scientific grant for outstanding research workers” founded by NAS RK (1996).
Specialist in the field of mining mineral deposits and complex development of the bowels.
Anatoly Shamenovich BAZHENOV
He was born in 1934 in Troitzk region of Altay territory.
Doctor of Technical Science, Prof., corresponding member of the Academy Natural of Science of RK (1995).
Specialist in the field of calculation of thin-walled structures of the multilayered plates and shells.
Iosif Vulfovich BREIDO
He was born in 1947 in Tamva-Dzheti-Oguz region of Kirgiz SSR.
Doctor of Technical Science (1997), Prof. (1999), corresponding member of ANS RK (2000), academician of IAI (2000).
Specialist in the field of automotized electric drive of mining and metallurgical production, systems of automatic control.
Nikolay Fyedorovich GRASHENKO
He was born in 1929 in Smolensk region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1971), Prof. (1972), academician of the International Academy of Ecology, Safety of Man and Nature (IAESMN) (1996).
Specialist in the field of mine ventilation and mine safety in the mining industry.
Nikolay Alexandrovich DRIZHD
He was born in 1927 in Saratov.
Doctor of Technical Science (1989), Prof. (1991), twice State prize-winner of the USSR (1973,1988), distinguished Miner of Kazakh SSR.
Specialist in the field of production processes of mineral deposits.
Magavya Alimkhanovich YERMEKOV
He was born in 1921 in Abay area of Semipalatinsk region.
Doctor of Geological-and-Mineralogical Science (1968), Prof. (1971), corresponding member of AS of Kazakh SSR (1983).
Specialist in the field of gas control in coal mines. Author of non- traditional method of simulating complicated processes.
Toleukhan Yermekovich YERMEKOV
He was born in 1944 in Karkaralinsk, Karaganda region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1996), prize-winner of Ministry of HEE of the USSR (1954).
Specialist in the field of creation of robotized complexes for mining and coal mining industries, sorting and reclaiming industrial and domestic wastes.
Dmitry Nikitovich YESHUTKIN
He was born in 1941 in Taldi-Kurgan region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1979), Prof. (1980), State prize-winner of Kazakh SSR (1986).
Specialist in the field of mechanics of shock-vibration machines.
Nagashibay Targinovich ZHADRASINOV
He was born in 1951 in Shalkar area, Aktubinsk region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1999), Prof. (2001).
Specialist in the field of structural mechanics and mechanics of deformable rigid body.
Santay Suleimenovich ZHETESOV
He was born in 1939 in Chelkar area, Aktubinsk region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1991), Prof. (1992), academician of the Academy of Natural Sciences of RK (1995), awarded a medal of “Al-Farabi” (1999) for the outstanding achievements in the field of science and engineering.
Specialist in the field of creating mining machines and equipment and underground mining of mineral deposits.
Tuyak Kopeyuly ISABEK
He was born in 1950 in Nurinsk area of Karaganda region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1997), Prof. (2001).
Specialist in the field of creating the technology of working local sections and coal seams of complex mode of occurrence.
Aristotel Zeynullinovich ISAGULOV
He was born in 1953 Karaganda.
Doctor of Technical Science (1999), Prof. (2001), academician of the Internanional Academy of Informatization (2000), prize-winner of Lenin Komsomol of Kazakhstan (1987), inventor of the USSR (1985).
Specialist in the field of creating dynamic and pulse moulding machines and automatic machines in foundry, developing computer-aided design systems of production processes of manufacturing castings.
Sergey Sin-Guvick KVON
He was born in 1923 in Primorsk territory.
Doctor of Technical Science (1971), Prof. (1973).
Specialist in the field of optimizing qualitative and quantitative parameters of mine production diagrams, theory of mine design.
Yury Ivanovich KLIMOV
He was born in 1941 in Karaganda region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1994), corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of RK (1995), academician of the International Academy of Informatization of RK (1997).
Specialist in the field of creating mining machines and equipment and applying computer technologies.
Farit Kamalovich NIZAMETDINOV
He was born in 1951 in Beloretsk region of Bashkortostan.
Doctor of Technical Science (1997), prize-winner of the Council of Ministers of Kazakh SSR (1989).
Specialist in the field of geomechanics of opencast operations and surveying.
Rafail Petrovich OKATOV
He was born in 1937 in Arkhangelsk region.
Doctor of Technical Science (1986), profesor (1987), prize-winner of the Council of Ministers of Kazakh SSR (1989).
Specialist in the field of syrvey support of quarry walls stability.
Pavel Pavlovich PALEV
He was born in 1931 in Novorepinsk area of Saratov region.
Doctor of Technical Science, Prof..
Specialist in the field of dynamics, computer and design of mining machines.
Yury Mikhailovich SMIRNOV
He was born in 1947 in Karaganda.
Doctor of Technical Science (1998).
Specialist in the field of creating hydrovolumetric shock and pulse systems for various branches of industry.
Yevgeny Ivanovich SHULGIN
He was born in 1943 in Anuchinsk region of Primorsk territory.
Doctor of Technical Science (1998).
Specialist in the field of creating hardware to control and forecast gasodynamic phenomena in coal mines.