Department of “Electric Power Engineering”

Head of the Department of “Electric Power Engineering”

Kaliyev Zhanybek Zhanatuly – Candidate of technical sciences of the Russian Federation, PhD, associate professor of ALT
Telephone: +7 (727) 292-34-52
Audience: No. 2411

Department History

The history of the Department begins in 1987. The Department of “Electric traction” was founded in 1987 in accordance with the order of the Rector of Almaty Institute of railway transport engineers. The creation of the Department “Power Supply” was due to the need for railway transport specialists serving enterprises for the production, transmission, distribution and consumption of electricity.

In 1990, it was divided into two departments: “Electric Locomotives and electric trains” and “Power supply of  railways” — heads of associate professors M. K. Shalabaev and V. A. An, respectively.

In 1996, on the basis of Almaty Institute of railway transport engineers and the Road Institute, the Kazakh Academy of transport and communications was formed and a new Department “Power supply and electrification” was created. Alexey Yershov was appointed to the position of head of the Department by order. Then the joint Department “Power supply and electrification” was created, which was headed by PhD., associate professor B. R. Kangozhin.

From 1997 to 2002, the Department was headed by Ph. D., associate professor Bekmukhambet Rashidovich Kangozhin. In 2002-2003, the Department was headed by Sergey Sokolov, doctor of technical sciences, professor, academician of the International Academy of Informatization. In 2003-2005, the Department of “Power supply and electrification” was headed by Ph. D., associate professor Zharmagambetova Meruert Sovetovna.

On June 5, 2004, by order of the President-Rector of KazATC named after M. Tynyshpaev, the Department of “Power supply and electrification” was renamed the Department of “Electric power engineering”.

In 2005-2008, the Department was headed by doctor of technical sciences, professor Koishiev Temirkhan Kosybayevich. From 2008 to 2014 academic year, the Department of “Electric power engineering” was headed by Zharmagambetova Meruert Sovetovna. From 2014 to 2019 academic year Department of “Electric power engineering” was headed by Egzekova Anara Tleulesovna. From May 2019 to February 2020, the Department of “Electric power engineering” was headed by candidate of technical sciences of the Russian Federation, PhD Kaliyev Zhanybek Zhanatuly. From February to September 2020, the Department of “Electric power engineering” was headed by Kaliyeva Kazima Zhanbyrbayevna. From September 2020 to the present, the Department of “Electric power engineering” is headed by a candidate of technical sciences of the Russian Federation, PhD Kaliyev Zhanybek Zhanatuly.

At different times worked at the Department Ph D., professor Ibrayev A., Turganbaev N. R., PhD., Solyannikov A. M., associate professor Kazanina I. V., Efimova O. N.,  teachers as Rahmatullina A. Z., Mikhalkova E. G., Dautov, S. S., Ahmettaev D.D., Chirikov D.K., Sultanbayev U. N., Prozorov G. G., Nuralova D.E.,  Kilibaev I.K., Zimina  E. A., Arshabekova A. T., Sadybekova G. G., Kaliyeva K.Zh., Erkeldesova G. T., Oralbekova A. O., Uteshkalyeva L. Sh.

In 2008, KazATC received a license for educational activities in the master’s program — specialty 050718 “Electric power engineering”. In 2009, the first admission of undergraduates (6 people) who are graduates of the bachelor’s degree was carried out. Since 2009, more than 60 people have completed their master’s degree programs.

The first master’s student in the specialty “Power supply” in 2012 at the Department was Dautov S. S., a graduate of the Department, received a diploma with honors, in 2008, teachers of the Department Yerkeldesova G. T. and Egzekova A. T. successfully completed their master’s degree in Kazakh university of railway transport, in 2009.- Oralbekova A. O., Utepbergenova S. M.

In 2010 the Department received a license to study for a doctorate in the specialty “Electric power”. At KazATC named after M. Tynyshpaev, there is a dissertation Council for the defense of doctoral dissertations.

close cooperation with Moscow state University of railway engineering (MIIT), young teachers (graduates of different years) were sent to Moscow for postgraduate studies: Insepov, D. G., Zhumatova A. A., Shabanov D. T., Kaliyev Zh. Zh.

In 2010 Zhumatova A. A., in 2011. Kaliyev Zh. Zh., successfully defended their PhD thesis at MIIT. Currently, they work as associate professors at the Department of “Electric power engineering”.

In 2016, young teachers of the Department Utepbergenova S. M. and Yerkebaev A. Zh. entered the full-time postgraduate course of the Omsk state University of Railways in the specialty “Railway rolling stock, train traction and electrification”.

In 2020, Utepbergenova S. M. successfully defended her PhD thesis at Omsk state University of Railways. Currently, she works at the Department of “Electric Power Engineering”.

Currently, the scientific and pedagogical potential of the Department consists of: 5 associate professors of ALT , including 1 doctor of technical sciences, 2 PhD doctors, 2 candidate of technical sciences; 2 assistant professors, including 1 doctor of technical sciences; 2 senior lecturers, 1 assistant teacher. The percentage of teachers with academic degrees is 60% . For the current academic year, the Staff of the Department performs research and contract work in the main areas.

Contacts of the Department

Department: Electric Power Engineering

Address: 97 Shevchenko street, Masanchi street corner
Contact information: 4d floor, room 2411
Phone: +7 (727) 292-40-85

Educational scientific laboratories

Audience number

Name of the audience

5401

Laboratory «Transients in the electric power industry»

5402

Laboratory «Electrotechnical Materials Science»

5403

Laboratory «Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Saving»

5404

Laboratory «Information and Measurement Technology»

5405

Laboratory «Electrical Engineering and Fundamentals of Electronics»

5408

Laboratory «Relay Protection and Automation»

5410

Laboratory «Theoretical Foundations of Electrical Engineering»

5413

Laboratory «Electronic Equipment and Converters»

TRAINING CENTER «ENERGY SAVING AND KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION»

In accordance with the requirements of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan «On Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Improvement» (with amendments and additions as of 15.01.2019), the Training Center for Energy Saving and Knowledge Dissemination (TCEKD) was established to provide services for retraining and advanced training of personnel engaged in energy audit and (or) energy saving expertise, as well as the creation, implementation and organization of an energy management system, in order to comply with the norms of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Improvement of 13.01.2012. The Training Center operates on the basis of the Order of the Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated March 31, 2015 N. 388.

The training center is accredited by the Committee for Industrial Development and Industrial Safety. The training is conducted in strict accordance with the Standard Programs approved by the Order of the Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated March 31, 2015 N. 404.

The activities of TCEKD are carried out in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of education.

The purpose of TCEKD is to improve the skills/retraining of specialists in the field of energy saving, energy efficiency improvement and energy inspection of enterprises and organizations.

The main tasks of TCEKD in the field of energy saving and energy efficiency improvement are: development of training programs, educational and methodological materials, participation in the organization and holding of conferences, seminars, and educational activities.

Energy audit is a type of activity aimed at reducing the use of fuel and energy resources (fuel and energy resources) by business entities, which consists in conducting energy technology and technical and economic expertise, keeping records of fuel and energy resources, as well as in the development and justification of energy-saving measures.

The main objectives of the energy audit are to assess the efficiency of the use of energy resources by railway transport enterprises and to reduce the costs of consumers for energy supply, reduce the energy intensity of production, preserve natural non-renewable resources, and prevent negative impacts on humans and environmental risk.

In Kazakhstan, energy saving and improving the energy efficiency of all sectors of the economy is currently a priority.

The Head of State N. Nazarbayev set tasks for the implementation of the Strategy-2050 and stressed the importance of taking a number of measures to develop the energy infrastructure.

The Strategy-2050 and other strategic program documents set ambitious goals: The Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated November 30, 2011 No. 1404 approved the «Comprehensive Plan for improving Energy Efficiency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2012-2015». This is a kind of set of incentive measures through Laws, regulations and regulations.”

The last important factor is the Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated May 30, 2013 No. 577-The Concept for the transition of the Republic of Kazakhstan to a «green economy».

Chapter 4 of the Concept deals with the issues of staffing for the transition to a «green economy».

For the successful implementation of the Concept, it is necessary to ensure sufficient human resources, skills and knowledge, including the training of engineering, technical and managerial personnel who have received appropriate training.

As noted earlier, in accordance with the Law on Energy Saving, a training center was opened, where it provides educational services in the following areas.

  1. Professional development of personnel engaged in energy audit and (or) energy saving expertise, as well as the creation, implementation and organization of an energy management system. The number of hours is 120. Duration – 1 month.
  2. Retraining of personnel engaged in energy audits and (or) energy efficiency expertise, as well as the creation, implementation and organization of an energy management system. The number of hours is 250. Duration-1.5 months.

In addition, on the basis of the training center, advanced training courses are held in the following areas:

– «Energy audit»,

– «Energy expertise»,

– «Energy management»,

– «Current issues of energy saving and energy efficiency improvement»,

– «Improving energy efficiency and resource saving at enterprises».

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