Automated Control Systems in Mechanical Engineering
15.04.04 Automation of Technological Processes and Production

In the learning process, students get acquainted with the modeling of objects and control systems; integrated design and management systems; intelligent control systems; storage and protection of computer information; technical and information systems support; designing a shared information space for virtual enterprises; special control systems in mechanical engineering; methods and algorithms for processing signals and images

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Possibility of studying at Lappeenranta University of Technology under the double-degree program
  • Opportunity to receive a demanded and well-paid profession in a dynamically developing industry
  • Possibility of included studies at the Mining University of Leoben (Austria) and at other partner universities in the program
  • Opportunity to engage in scientific activities under the guidance of department staff, including writing articles in peer-reviewed and cited journals

15.04.04 Automation of Technological Processes and Production
Mode of attendance
2 years
Admission tests
Field-specific entrance examination, Diploma grade-point average, Final qualifying work grade
Number of contract-based openings
State-financed openings
Tuition fees
130 000 RUB per semester
Career opportunities
and technological processes, automatic and automated systems, means of technological equipment for automation; monitoring and diagnosing the main and auxiliary industries, their mathematical, software, information and technical support in the field of engineering. Graduates work as engineers of instrumentation and automation (instrumentation and automation), industrial control system engineers, system engineers, circuit engineers, designers of computing and automated systems, operators of automatic and semi-automatic lines, developers of automated control systems. Obtaining professional skills is possible at the major national enterprises, such as: ZAO Mechanobr-Technika, Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company (Zapolyarny), etc
Field of study
  • Advanced engineering technologies
  • Special control systems in mechanical engineering
  • Design of automation and control systems
  • Application programming
  • Methods and algorithms for processing signals and images
  • Modern microprocessors and microcontrollers in control systems
  • Integrated logistic support for products at the stages of the life cycle
  • Computer technologies in the field of automation and control
  • Distributed computer information management systems
  • Modeling of objects and control systems
  • Quality management information systems in automated and automatic production
  • Contactless measurement, control and safety systems in mechanical engineering
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Solid basic engineering training
  • Ability to find ways for solving research problems based on models and software algorithms
  • Ability to create models and algorithms for solving problems in computer-aided design and process control systems in mechanical engineering
  • Skills in the development of mathematical and applied software for process automation in mechanical engineering
  • Ability to participate in the calculations and design of tools and systems for monitoring, diagnostics, testing of elements of automation and control equipment in accordance with the statement of work using standard design automation tools
  • Possesses practical skills in the diagnosis and control of automation

Additional opportunities
Learning foreign languages (English, German, French) in addition to studying Russian
University departments invite foreign lecturers to teach courses or deliver lectures on particular topics. These courses are taught in foreign languages.
Acquiring skills in working with modern software complexes and equipment
Research activities under the guidance of department professor and associate professors