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matejchik-v-pMateichyk Vasyl Petrovych is the Dean of the Faculty of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Doctor of Science in Engineering, Professor. He holds the Excellence in Education of Ukraine badge.

Deputy Deans:

kovbasenko-s-vKovbasenko Serhiy Volodymyrovych is Associate Professor of the Department of Road Building Machines, Candidate of Science in Engineering.


gluhonez-o-oHluhonets Oksana Oleksandrivna is Assistant Lecturer of the Department of Manufacturing, Repairing and Materials Science.


dobrovolskij-o-sDobrovolskyi Oleksandr Serhiiovych is Associate Professor of the Department of Engines and Thermal Engineering, Candidate of Science in Engineering.


The faculty was established in 1944. Since its foundation, more than 17,000 professionals have graduated from it. Students from Vietnam, Mongolia, Syria, Bulgaria, Hungary and other countries studied at the faculty.

The faculty consists of seven departments:

Department of Manufacturing, Repairing and Materials Science. The Head of the Department is Levkovskyi Oleksandr Petrovych, Doctor of Science in Engineering, Professor.

Department of Vehicle Maintenance and Service. The Head of the Department is Andrusenko Serhiy Ivanovych, Candidate of Science in Engineering, Professor, Director of the Center for Correspondence Education and Distance Learning. He holds the Excellence in Education of Ukraine badge and For Scientific Achievements badge.

Department of Motor Vehicles. The Head of the Department is Sakhno Volodymyr Prokhorovych, Candidate of Science in Engineering, Professor, Honorary Figure of Ukrainian Higher Education, Academician of the Transport Academy of Ukraine, Academician of the Transport Academy of the Russian Federation.

Department of Road Building Machines. The Head of the Department is Musiyko Volodymyr Danylovych, Candidate of Science in Engineering, Professor, Corresponding Member of the Transport Academy of Ukraine.

Department of Engines and Thermal Engineering. The Head of the Department is Gutarevych Yuriy Feodosiyovych, Candidate of Science in Engineering, Professor, Honoured Scientist of Ukraine, a laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology, Academician of the Transport Academy of Ukraine and the Transport Academy of the Russian Federation, Honorary Figure of Ukrainian Higher Education.

Department of Computer, Engineering Graphics and Design. The Head of the Department is Kuzminets Mykola Petrovych, Doctor of Science in Engineering, Academician of the Construction Academy of Ukraine, Academician of the Hoisting-and-Transport Academy of Ukraine, a winner of the M.S. Budnikov Prize in construction.

Department of Ecology and Safety of Vital Functions. The Head of the Department is Hrutba Viktoria Oleksandrivna, Doctor of Science in Engineering, Associate Professor.

There are many qualified lecturers at the departments of the faculty, including Doctors of Science in Engineering: M.F. Dmytrychenko, M.O. Bilyakovych, V.V. Rudzinskyi; E.K. Posviatenko, V.A. Demianiuk, A.S. Dekhtiar as well as Professors: O.A. Ludchenko, M.F. Kovaliov, V.I. Syrota, A.G. Hovorun, P.I. Bortnytskyi, B.V. Shaposhnikov.

The teaching staff of the faculty conducts work oriented to the methodology of the educational process. Books, monographs, manual on subjects of the faculty specialities are regularly published. The Head of the Department of Engines and Thermal Engineering, Prof. Y.F. Hutarevych was awarded the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology as the author of the textbook set for the speciality: Internal Combustion Engines.

At the faculty experienced technologists conduct the academic process on part-time basis.

The faculty trains specialists in the following eight specialties:

  • Road Transport with specialization in Vehicles and Vehicle Fleet
  • Industrial Engineering with specialization in Elevating, Road, Construction, Land-reclamation Machines and Equipment
  • Industrial Engineering with specialization in Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles
  • Power Engineering with specialization in Internal Combustion Engines
  • Applied Mechanics with specialization in Recovery of and Improvement in Wear Resistance of Materials and Structures.
  • Materials Science with specialization in Materials
  • Metrology and Information-Measuring Technology with specialization in Metrology and Information-Measuring
  • Ecological Science with specialization in Ecological Science and Environmental Protection
  • Design.

For more information on these specialities see the Web-page University Courses.

Much attention at the departments of the faculty is given to the quality assurance of practical training. The modernization of laboratories has been made; all of them are equipped with up-to-date devices and facilities. Branches of the departments are successfully operating in the UkrAvto corporation, Derzhavtotrans research institute, Derzhdor research institute as well as in other enterprises and organizations. In recent years, the faculty has established close relations with automotive firms, such as Eurocar, Dnipro Motor Invest, Honda, Enerhotest, Robert Bosch LTD, UkrAvto, UPI and others. Students of the faculty receive scholarships from these companies.

Each year more than 300 graduates of the faculty get a master’s or specialist’s degree. The best graduates can continue their studies by taking postgraduate courses.

Eight academic schools are successfully operating at the faculty and the results of their research are implemented in the academic process. Students are actively involved in research. This enhances the quality of the academic process and training of future professionals. Students of the faculty place high in academic competitions in professional disciplines, student research works and All Ukrainian academic competitions in various specialties.

There is a Thesis Committee for presentation of Candidate of Science and Doctor of Science theses in four specialties at the faculty.

To implement the principles of the Bologna Declaration and to meet international requirements for quality assurance in the academic process the faculty develops international cooperation.

Each year two international conferences on research of and improvements in operating parameters of motor vehicles and road building machines are held together with Rzeszów Polytechnic Institute (Poland). One is held in Kyiv, the second is held in Rzeszów.


Address: room 307, 1, M. Omelianovycha-Pavlenka Str., Kyiv, Ukraine 01010
Phone: (044) 280-79-40

International Cooperation