The faculty of energy automation and telecommunications focuses on scientific and research work, which conducted on state-financed and contract-based themes. The total annual funding of the faculty’s research projects exceeds 40 million KZT. The customers of the contract-based themes are mainly large industrial enterprises, including members of the Corporate University-KSTU: JSC «Arcelor Mittal Temirtau», LLP «Kazakhmys Corporation», JSC «Shubarkolkomir», JSC «Kazpromavtomatika», JSC «Kazakhtelecom» and others.
55 scientific articles were published by faculty members in rating journals (RISC, KazCB, CCSES), 15 articles of them were published in journals included in the TR and Scopus databases.
5 monographs have been issued; 20 applications were filed for obtaining SIS, 15 – for patenting inventions, 14 copyright certificates were received.
Departments regularly conduct retreats to 8 enterprises of the Corporate University on educational and scientific issues.
there are 15 student scientific circles at the departments of the Faculty with the participation of students, undergraduates, doctoral students under the supervision of leading teachers of the department. Each year, students perform diploma theses on scientific topics, take an active part at conferences at various levels and at the Republican SSRW competitions, where they occupy top places. Undergraduates carry out research and experimental work on writing master’s theses at industrial enterprises. Students, undergraduates and doctoral students of scientific circles are involved in contractual work on solving specific production problems.
Every year, the faculty hosts the International Engineering Championship “CASE-IN” – the largest practice-oriented competition in Russia and the CIS countries to solve engineering cases among students and undergraduates. In the league in electric power industry, 6 teams presented their solutions: “Legacy of Tesla”, “ProEnergy”, “Energy hope”, “Network”, “Ayular”, “NonStop”.
On May 30 – 31, 2018, the winning teams ProEnergy and Mining Research Group, 4000 students from 52 universities of 37 regions of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Tajikistan and Moldova participated in the final. According to the results of the competition, the best engineering student teams will have the opportunity to undergo practical training and internship at leading industry companies in Russia and the Republic of Kazakhstan.