A new international educational project was successfully launched

10-11 March, 2014: Start-up Conference of TEMPUS Project on Modernization of two cycles (MA, BA) of competence-based curricula in Material Engineering according to the best experience of Bologna Process, 543994-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-BE-TEMPUS-JPCR (MATTENG) was held at KU Leuven, Antwerpen, Belgium, the Grant Holder. The project Coordinator on EU side is Prof. Dr. Peter Arras.

Pryazovskyi State Technical University was the initiator of launching the project and organising the Consortium of the participants.

Prof. Aleksandr Cheiliakh, PSTU Vice-Rector and Project Coordinator for Ukraine, made a presentation on the first day of the conference with the information about Pryazovskyi State Technical University and its two departments which provide training and offer degrees in Material Science: Dept. of Metal Science and Heat Treatment of Metals and Dept. of Material Science. The next day there was a thorough discussion of the most important aspects of modernization of the existing curricula for bachelor and master degree programmes in Material Science aimed at innovations and optimization of the academic process. The Conference resulted in working out a coordination plan of joint activities.

The project Workplan envisages upgrading the curricula and study programmes on Engineering Material Science, setting up service-offices, developing a joint WEB platform, purchasing and installation of state-of-art equipment and software packages.

From left to right: Alexander Cheiliah (Mariupol, Ukraine), Mykola Melnychuk (Lutsk, Ukraine), Peter Aras (Leyuven, Belgium), Petro Savchuk (Lutsk, Ukraine), Arnold Sterenhartz (Berlin, Germany)
Alexander Cheiliah: Presentation SHEI “PGTU” materials science departments activity


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