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Institute of Electric Power Engineering, Electronics and Nano-technologies

Institute of Electric Power Engineering, Electronics and Nano-technologies was established in July 2012 on the basis of two chairs of Faculty of Energetics, Mechanical Engineering and Transport and three chairs of Faculty of Electronics, Nanotechnologies and Chemical Technologies.

On September 1, 2012 contingent of full-time students at Institute of Electric Power Engineering, Electronics and Nano-technologies is 631 people.


In accordance with federal state standards of higher professional education of the third generation chairs of the Institute perform training of bachelors (4 years of study) and masters (2 additional years of study) in the following areas:

140400.62 Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering (Bachelors programme, training profiles: electric systems and networks, electric power supply, relay protection and automatics);

  • 140400.68 Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering (Masters programme, programme "Monitoring and mode control of electric networks on the basis of intelligent information and measuring systems and technologies);
  • 150100.62 Material Science and Materials Technology (Bachelors programme);
  • 150100.68 Material Science and Materials Technology (Masters programme, programme "Material science and technologies of nanomaterials and nanosystems);
  • 210100.62 Electronics and Nanoelectronics (Bachelors programme);
  • 210100.68 Electronics and Nanoelectronics (Masters programme, programme "Nanoelectronics).
  • Additionally in accordance with State Educational Standard of Higher Professional Education of the second generation students of 3-5 courses continue their study in the following areas of Bachelor and Specialists programmes at the Institute:
  • 140200.62 Power Engineering (training profile Electric systems and networks);
  • 222900.62 Nanotechnologies and Microsystem Technics;
  • 140205.65 Electrical Power Systems and Networks;
  • 140211.65 Electric Power Supply;
  • 210106.65 Industrial Electronics;
  • 210104.65 Microelectronics and Solid-state Electronics;
  • 210601.65 Nanotechnology in Electronics;
  • 240306.65 Chemical Technology of Monocrystals, Materials and Goods of Electronic Technology.

All main areas of training at the Institute are oriented on modern demands of electric power industry, enterprises of electronics, production of semiconductor technics and development of high-technology material science in the whole region.


Postgraduate course is successfully functioning on the following specialties of the Institute

  • 01.04.07 - Condensed State Physics;
  • 02.00.04 - Physical Chemistry;
  • 02.00.21 - Chemistry of Solids;
  • 05.14.02 - Power Stations and Electrical Power Systems;
  • 05.17.01 Technology of Nonorganic Substances;
  • 05.27.01 - Solid-state Electronics, Radioelectronic Components, Micro- and Nanoelectronics on Quantum Effects;
  • 05.27.06 Technology and Equipment for Production of Semiconductors, Materials and Devices of Electronic Technology.

By Order No. 1925/770 dated 08.09.2009 Dissertation Council 212.245.06 is established under NCSTU (now NCFU), where dissertations for the degrees of Doctor and Candidate of Physics, Mathematics and Engineering are presented in the following fields:

  • 01.04.07 Condensed State Physics;
  • 05.14.02 Power Stations and Electrical Power Systems.


Structural subdivisions of the Institute:

  • Chair of Automatic Electrical Power Systems and Electric Power Supply
    (Head of the Chair Yuri Kononov, Doctor of Engineering, Associate Professor);

  • Chair of Technology of Nanomaterials
    (Head of the Chair Aleksandr Serov, Doctor of Engineering, Associate Professor);

  • Chair of Physics and Electronics
    (Head of the Chair Dmitri Valyukhov, Doctor of Chemistry, Professor).


Educational process at the Institute is implemented by 64 highly qualified teachers, including 11 Doctors of Science, Professors (17% of the total number of teachers), as well as 35 Candidates of Science, Associate Professors (54,7% of the total number of teachers).

Average age of the teaching staff is 46 years.


Active research work at the Institute is performed in the following fields:

Chair of Automatic Electrical Power Systems and Electric Power Supply: 

  • development of theory and practice of information technologies application in electrical power engineering on the basis of WAMS/WACS technologies and Smart Grid concept;
  • development of theory of electrical power systems reliability assessment and training of operating and dispatching personnel;
  • experimental investigation and improvement of industrial gages in electrical power engineering;
  • analysis of modes and losses of electric power in 0,38 110 kV electric networks of the region, development of technical and organizational measures to decrease them, to standardize electric power losses;
  • development of energy saving measures for education institutions and enterprises of the region.

Chair of Theoretic and General Electrical Engineering:

  • analysis of electrokinetic phenomena in disperse systems;
  • electrical power systems reliability;
  • mathematical simulation of machine and valve systems.

Chair of Technology of Nanomaterials:

  • synthesis of biologically active nanoparticles and study of their physical, chemical, medical and biological properties;
  • synthesis and analysis of properties of diamond-like materials;
  • synthesis and analysis of new materials for solar energy;
  • analysis of processes of optical nanoceramics formation.

Chair of Physics and Electronics:

  • analysis by methods of electron spectroscopy of surface and interphase boundaries of section in systems of metal-dielectric, metal-dielectric-conductor and solid solutions on the basis of 35 compound semiconductors;
  • development and analysis of sources of charged particles and plasma, which shall be used in electronic-ion-plasma technologies;
  • analysis of optical, electrophysical, photoelectric, luminescent characteristic features of layers and films, as well as diode-like electroluminescent structures and photoelectric transformers for the needs of optoelectronics.

Chairs of the Institute signed long-term cooperation contracts with a number of enterprises not only in Stavropol region, but the whole Russia. Active cooperation is carried out to improve quality of training and educational process with the largest companies of electric power industry: JSC "System operator of Unified energy system (JSC "SO UES), JSC "Federal Grid Company of Unified energy system (JSC "FSK EES), JSC "Rushydro, JSC "Holding MRSK; enterprises of electrotechnical instrument engineering in the region: JSC "Concern "Energomera, JSC "Signal, JSC "Scheme, JSC "Electroautomatics; Federal Budgetary Institution "State regional centre of standardization, metrology and testing in Stavropol region; JSC "Podolsk chemical and metallurgical plant. Demand for highly qualified alumni of the Institute is much higher than the current offer in the region.

The University is in the list of basic institutions of higher education of JSC "SO UES on the specialized training of students, which is realized within the framework of contracts, providing internships and practice of students at working places in branches of the society and participation of its leading specialists in educational process. According to the results of specialized training in 2010-2012 years 7 alumni are hired in UDM of power systems in the Southern part and North-Caucasus RDM. Cooperation agreement with Branch of JSC "FSK EES Bulk Power Networks of the Southern part is signed in 2011, within the framework of which material and technical assistance is rendered to re-equip laboratories; excursions are organized; practice at working places; competitions of student scientific works; work of student construction brigades at construction of extra-high-voltage transmission lines; additional scholarships are paid to students, who have good and excellent marks and would like to work at Bulk Power Networks of the Southern part after graduation.

Contracts with Institute of Semiconductor Physics of Siberian Division of Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk), Branch of JSC "FSK EES Bulk Power Networks of the Southern part, branches of JSC "SO UES UDM of power systems in the Southern part and North-Caucasus RDM, JSC "Rushydro, Branch of JSC "MRSK of North Caucasus" "Stavropolenergo", JSC "Stavropolenergosbyt, JSC "Concern "Energomera, "Electrotechnical plant "Energomera Inc., JSC Stavropol radio manufacturing plant "Signal, JSC "Electroautomatics, Monocrystal Inc., JSC "Plant Radian, JSC "Plant Atlant, "Gazprom transgaz Stavropol PLC, SEK PLC, "Exiton PLC RPC, "Lyum PLC RPC to organize work practice and pregraduation practice of students.


Teaching staff of the Institute takes active part in realization of research studies in priority areas of development of science and technology, including:

scientific and scientific and technical programmes:

  • Scientific and technical programme "Research studies of higher school in priority areas of development of science and technology;
  • Scientific and technical programme "State support of regional scientific and technical policy of higher school and development of its scientific potential;
  • Scientific programme "Federal-regional policy in science and education;
  • Departmental scientific programme "Development of scientific potential of higher school;
  • Federal target programme "Research studies and developments in priority areas of development of science and technology in 2007-2013 years;
  • Federal target programme "Scientific and scientific-teaching personnel of innovative Russia in 2009-2013 years;
  • Federal target programme "Development of infrastructure of nanoindustry in the Russian Federation in 2008-2010 years;


  • Ministry of Education and Science, including support of studies which are carried out by postgraduate students (7 winners);
  • the President of the Russian Federation;
  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research;
  • DAAD scientific internship of 3 employees in Germany;
  • Programmes "Bridge of London Nanocentre internship of 2 employees in England.

International conferences, seminars and symposiums:

  • Word Ceramics Congress International Conference on Modern Materials Technologies & Forum on New Materials, Florence, Italy;
  • 2 and 3 International conferences "Chemistry of highly organized substances and scientific basis of nanotechnologies, Saint-Petersburg;
  • Third international school-conference Physical problems in material science of semiconductors, Ukraine, Chernivtsi;
  • III International symposium "New technologies in education, Chalkidiki, Greece;
  • International conference "Communication, education and culture in science, technics, industry, Chamonix, France;
  • IV-XII International scientific conferences "Chemistry of solids and modern micro- and nanotechnologies, Kislovodsk, Stavropol;
  • V International conference "Amorphous and microcrystal semiconductors, Saint-Petersburg;
  • IV Russian-Japanese seminar "Perspective technologies and equipment for material science, micro- and nanoelectronics, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, Moscow;
  • Meeting of the European Ceramic Society Structural chemistry of partially ordered systems, nanoparticles and nanocomposites, Saint-Peterburg, Russia;
  • The 6th International Meeting on Information Displey, The 5th International Displey Manufacturing Conference (Seoul, Korea);
  • XV International Symposium Advanced Display Technologies-2006 (ADT'06) October 03-05, 2006, (Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia);
  • V Russian-Japanese seminar "Perspective technologies and equipment for material science, micro- and nanoelectronics, N.G. Chernyshevsky Saratov State University;
  • International Kazakh-Russian-Japanese scientific conference "Perspective technologies, equipment and analytical systems for material science and nanomaterials.

International cooperation is established with:

  • Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany);
  • Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, ICT, Czech Republic;
  • Technical University of Munich (TUM, Germany);
  • London nanocentre of London University as a part of programme "Bridge (England);
  • "Samsung company (South Korea).

Quantity of students, who study at Institute of Electric Power Engineering, Electronics and Nano-technologies, is 619 people.


Management of the Institute: 

Director of the Institute:

Yuri Kononov, Doctor of Engineering, Associate Professor

  Deputies of Director:

Deputy Director for Academic Affairs:

Jasnaja Marija


Deputy Director for Educational Activities:

Denis Petrov, Candidate of Economics



Contact information:


Address: Room 428, 429, 507,  522, Building 9, 2 Kulakov Prospect, Stavropol
Telephones: (8652)-95-65-49; 94-40-09.



Building 9, 2 Kulakov Prospect, Stavropol