This department was founded in 1885. It provides training of chemical process engineers, biotechnologists, engineers for food and foodstuff processing industry, experts in the field of gas and oil production and refining.
Chemical technology of organic substances; chemical technology of the fuel and carbon materials; food fat substitutes technology; chemical technology of high molecular compounds; biotechnology; technology of fermentation and wine production, oil-and gas production.
Production processes, research and application of intermediate products, organic dyes, medicines and vitamins; pest control agents; production of the solid, liquid and gaseous fuels including coke and carbon graphite materials, designing the coke chemical production; production and research of polymers, synthetic resins, inorganic pigments, varnishes, paints, enamels and protective coatings; production of vegetable oils, processing of vegetable oils into cooking fats; production of medicines, shampoos, detergents, soaps and aromatic substances for the fragrance industry.
Higher mathematics; physics; theoretical mechanics, material resistance, the computer-backed up inorganic, organic, analytical, physical and colloidal chemistry; chemical technology processes and equipment; chemical production automation and information technologies.
These subjects include a series of lectures in specialty-related disciplines according to the selected major including the theory of entrepreneurship and marketing; economics, industrial and commercial companies management, computer-aided-design (CAD) of the appropriate technological processes, ecology of the chemical, alimental and biotechnological production, etc.
Practical training is carried out at the works that produce organic substances, food fats, food fat substitutes, gas and oil, surface active substances, high molecular compounds, energy sources or at the design and research organisations, appropriate branches of industry.
The graduates of this department work as chemical engineers and heads for the shops, departments and companies including the pharmaceutical and oil extraction companies; margarine producing factories; the toilet and laundry soap producing factories; the food fat, perfumery and cosmetics industry, the works for producing paints, finishing materials and monomers; the works for processing the liquid and solid fuels, as well as for the research and design institutions.
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