History of the Department

The Department of Heat Power Engineering is one of the first departments of the University. It was established in 1974 to provide highly-qualified specialists for the booming energy sector of the region. Over the years of its existence, it has trained many specialists who now work all over the former USSR - from the Baltic Power Plant in the west to the Zeya hydroelectric station in the Far East.

The graduates of the Department are in demand at large energy and industrial companies of the region.


Head of the Department

Full name: Aleksandr Stepanovich Nikiforov

Position: Head of the Department

Academic degree: Doctor of Engineering Sciences

Academic rank: Professor

Education: higher, S.M. Kirov Kazakh State University, Thermophysics (1970)

Courses taught: Fuel and Combustion Theory; Fundamentals of Professional Activity; Combustion Devices

Professional experience: 45 years

  • Publications: 140

Field of research: improving energy efficiency and reliability of high-temperature units

Professional achievements: -


Achievements of the Department

Members of the Department won a grant for the project “Research and Development of Thermal Regimes for Boilers of Low and Average Performance with the Aim of Improving Energy Efficiency” funded by the MES for 2013-2015.

Students from TE-402 V.N. Serookaya and V.A. Serebryakov won the Youth Design Bureau regional competition.

Candidate of Engineering Sciences, Associate Professor Ye.V. Prikhodko was the winner of the Best University Lecturer competition in 2013.




- to teach the right attitude to study and work;

- to hold competitions, thematic events, meetings, lectures, seminars, and roundtable conferences aimed at discussion of the problems of morality and ethics, development of civic engagement of youth, and teaching principles of mutual respect and patriotism;

- to strengthen effort to prevent crime and religious extremism among students, enhance the role of student organizations in the management of the University.



Location of the Department: Pavlodar, 64 Lomov St., Main Academic Building of S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University, room 311А.



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