Head of the Department
Shevchenko Oleksandr Yukhymovych
Professor, Doctor of technical sciences
(established in 1951)
The department provides general engineering training of students of technological, mechanical and energy specialties of all forms of education. Every year more than 1700 students are trained at the department. Laboratory installations and stands of the department allow to perform more than 50 different real laboratory works, which cover almost the whole theoretical course of disciplines of the department. There is a constant work on improving the educational process at the department. Teachers of the department have created all the necessary methodological developments for the organization of the educational process, prepared and constantly updated working curricula, discipline programs, lecture courses and teaching resources.
THE DEPARTMENT OPERATES EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIZED LABORATORIES:
- HYDRAULICS AND HYDRAULIC MACHINES;
- PROCESSES AND APPARATUS OF FOOD PRODUCTION.
The main discipline, which is read at the department since its inception, is "Processes and Apparatus of Food Production".
During the years of its existence, the department has trained 18 doctors and more than 100 candidates of sciences.
All types of classes with full-time and part-time students are conducted at the level of modern requirements with the use of technical training, the use of computers with packages of applications and algorithms, demonstration of educational films. All students have the opportunity to participate in student research groups.
Teachers of the department take part in scientific and methodical conferences on student education and improvement of the educational process.
The department has a permanent postgraduate course, and the university has a doctoral specialized scientific council D 26.058.02 (specialty "Processes and equipment of food, microbiological and pharmaceutical industries"), which includes professors O.Yu. Shevchenko, V.L. Zavialov.
The main activity of the department at industrial enterprises of Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus is the development of scientific bases of heat and mass transfer and other processes of food, microbiological and pharmaceutical production in order to create highly efficient technologies and equipment, mechanization and automation. Postgraduate students, undergraduates, the best senior students are actively involved in the work, which gives them the necessary practical experience.