The Department of “Technology, design of products and goods” began to preparation of engineering personnel in the light industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan since 1987 on the basis of the Almaty branch of the Dzhambul Technological Institute of Light and Food Industry.
At the origins of the creation of the department were leading specialists and scientists in the field of technology and design of light industry products, graduates of such leading universities as: Moscow Technological Institute of Light Industry, Leningrad Institute of Textile and Light Industry, Kiev Technological Institute of Light Industry, Ivanovo Textile Institute, Dzhambul Technological Institute of Light and Food Industry. Among them: Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Ryskulova Bakhyt Ryskulovna, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Nurzhasarova Mayra Abdrakhmanovna, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Zhilisbayeva Raushan Orazovna, associate professors Mynbayev Murat Tayketirovich, Ualiev Kakhar Matpusaevich, Dzhakparova Raisa Satkulovna, Khromtsov Sergey Vladimirovich.
Currently, the educational process in educational programs is provided by a highly qualified teaching staff of the department “Technology, design of products and goods”: 2 doctors of technical sciences (of which 2 professors), 4 candidates of technical sciences, 4 PhD doctors, 10 masters of technical sciences in the direction training of specialists.
The department “Technology, design of products and goods” (TDPG) carries out a three-level training in the specialties of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies.
From the 2019-2020 academic year, the department conducts a three-level training according to the updated educational program “Technology and design of light industry products.”
New learning paths:
- Bachelor degree: 6M0704 “Technology of sewing products”, “Design of sewing products” and “Technology and design of leather and fur products.” At the request of employers, from the 2019-2020 academic year, a new educational program 6B07107- “Machines and devices of light industry” is being implemented.
- Master’s degree: 7М0704 – “Technology and design of light industry products”;
- Doctoral degree: 8D0704 – “Technology and design of light industry products”.
The department “Technology, design of products and goods” widely uses various innovative teaching methods with the use of digital technologies, which make it possible to train competitive specialists in the modern labor market. In the educational process, computer-aided design CAD systems “Grafis”, AWP “Technologist” are used, designed for lectures, laboratory work, coursework and diploma design for students of the specialty “Technology and design of light industry products”, as well as in the preparation of master’s and doctoral dissertations.