Scientific Research Part
In the Dnipropetrovs'k national university – in one of leading classical universities of Ukraine, the balanced system of the organisation and providing of fundamental and applied researches, research-design works, scientific, scientific and technical and innovative forms of activity which is caused by requirements of development of a science for the state and educational process is created. Work of a research part of university organizationally and methodically structured according to types of research works.
The Vice-rector from scientific work of the DNU since 2000 is the doctor of technical sciences, full professor Dron' Mykolai Mykhailovych. Scientific interests concern: fundamental and applied problems of creation and use of space-rocket and aviation technics, a question of protection of intellectual property, formation of normative base of scientific, scientific and technical and innovative policy in higher school system.
He is the author over 50 inventions, mainly in the space branch, protected by copyright certificates of the USSR and patents of Ukraine. He is handed over the breastplate "Creator"(“Tvorets”) for № 91 according to the order of State Department of intellectual property since 8/28/2006.
Scientific work successfully combines with the fruitful pedagogical activity connected with department of designing and designs of physico-technical institute of the DNU. He has prepared a number of reference books, including with a signature stamp of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine: “Bases of patenting","The legal protection of intellectual property of the higher institution of education","The basis of the theory of protection of the information","The basis of ballistic designing of space towboats","Terrestrial space and technical means for its development". He is awarded by a sign "Excellent worker of education of Ukraine" in 1998.
He constantly takes part in preparation and certification of scientifically pedagogical personnel. He works at two specialized academic councils from protection doctor's and master's theses, in one of which he is the vice-president of council. He is a member of editorial boards of bulletins and collections of scientific works. He is the head of scientific and technical council of the DNU. He is a member of scientifically organizational council and advisory council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, section “The aerospace technics and transport”. He is the head of Coordination council of the Vice-rectors from scientific work of the Dnipropetrovs'k region, he is a member of Coordination council of the Vice-rectors from scientific work of the Ministry of Education of Ukraine.
He is the academician of Academy of Sciences of the Higher school of Ukraine, Academy of Ecological Sciences of Ukraine and the International Academy of Social Technologies. He is the honoured worker of a science and technics of Ukraine (in 2003). He is the winner of the award of M.K. Yangelya of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine for a cycle of works from gasdynamics and dynamics of flight of flying machines (in 2005).
In the list of scientific and educationally-methodical works over 200 works which have received domestic and international recognitions among which there are the individual monography, reference books with a signature stamp of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, more than 30 reports at conferences, including international ones.
Scientific research institute of biology
The director of institute is the candidate of biological sciences, senior scientific specialist, the assistant professor Kulik Alla Fedorivna. The biology scientific research institute is a leading scientific institution in Prydniprovskyi region which carries out complex scientific research workings out in branch of modern biology and ecology, and it is also scientific and educational base for preparation of specialists of biological and ecological profile.
The history of modern scientific research institute of biology is based in 1927 when in connection with building of one of the greatest in the world Dniprovskyi Hydroelectric Station has been created and there has begun the practical work of Dnipropetrovs'k state hydrobiological station. The station has been reorganized into the Dnipropetrovs'k scientific research institute of hydrobiology at university in 1934. Since this period of time Dnipropetrovs'k actually became the centre of hydrobiological researches of the Southeast Ukraine. The scientific research institute of hydrobiology has been renamed into biology scientific research institute in connection with distribution of scientific directions in 1974.
The first director of scientific research institute of biology was associate member of Academy of Sciences of USSR, prof. D.O. Svyrenko, further prof. H.B. Mel'nykov, prof. P.O. Zhuravel', prof. I.P. Lub'ianov, prof. O.M. Vinnichenko. Such outstanding scientists as professor P.P. Shyrshov, academician of Academy of Sciences of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic, prof. M.F. Yaroshenko, prof. S.P. Fedii worked in scientific research institute of biology.
Nowadays in scientific research institute of biology basic researches are conducted according to scientific directions: preservation of environment and a sustainable development; the newest biotechnologies, diagnostics and methods of treatment of the most widespread diseases. Also on the basis of scientific research institute applied researches for the decision of actual tasks to development of a national economy of Ukraine are carried out, fulfilled economic negotiable themes with the enterprises of different patterns of ownership that allows to introduce results of Scientific Research Work in manufacture.
At the present time to the structure of scientific research institute of biology enter 4 departments, 8 research and 3 service laboratories where work 76 qualified employees, from which 24 candidates of sciences. Research and service laboratories are equipped by the modern equipment. Nowadays 9 fundamental state budgetary themes are carried out on their base, the supervisors of which are leading scientists of faculty and institute: associate members of Scientific Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, the doctor of biological sciences, the prof., A.P. Travlieiev, the doctor of biological sciences , professor O.Ye. Pakhomov, candidate of biological sciences, senior scientific worker A.F. Kulyk, the doctor of biological sciences, professor O.M.Vinnichenko, the doctor of biological sciences, professor A.I. Vinnikov, the doctor of biological sciences, professor L.H. Dolhova, the doctor of biological sciences, professor N.I. Shtemenko, the doctor of biological sciences, professor A.I. Dvorets'kyi, candidate of biological sciences, professor V.L. Bulakhov.
Integration of scientific and professorial-educational personnel of institute of biology and biological andecological faculty of the DNU, the general use of the equipment and scientific bases give the chance to carry out scientific workings out at modern world level.
Scientific research institute of geology
The director of institute is the candidate of geological sciences Ivanov Victor Mykolaiovych. The scientific research institute of geology of the Dnipropetrovs'k national university is one of the oldest scientific geological establishments in Ukraine. It is created on the basis of the Dnipropetrovs'k research department of geology founded in 1922 at Dnipropetrovs'k mining institute. During the period from 1930 to 1933 the institute was a branch of Ukrainian scientific research institute of National committee of Education of USSR, and it was transferred to the Dnipropetrovs'k state university in 1933. The directors of institute were M.I. Lebediev (1922-1931), I.P. Yefimov (1932-1937), N.Z. Khmarskyi (1938-1941, 1944-1963), M.F. Nosovskyi (1963-1988), H.V. Pasichnyi (1988-1989), O.I. Perederii (1989-1997).
Such outstanding scientists as the vice-president of Academy of Sciences of USSR academician M.P. Semenenko, associate members of Academy of Sciences of USSR Ye.O. Novik and S.P. Rodionov and others began the scientific activity in scientific research institute of geology.
At this moment the institute structure includes following laboratories:
- “geology, hydrogeology and geoinformatics”the main directions of which are studying of ore appearance of molybdenum and tungsten of the Ukrainian shield for the purpose of definition of the basic regularities of placing оring and specifications of their ore potential; revealing of regularities of development of hydrogeochemical systems in different acid-alkaline naturally technogenic conditions; working out of geoinformation systems of cartographical display technogenic-loaded territories of the big industrial enterprises with creation of models of distribution of harmful substances in atmospheric air;
- “geoecology”,the main directions of which are revealing of regularities of processes which cause accumulation and distribution of polluting components in naturally technogenic systems, and working out of ways of pollution decreasing with heavy metals;
- “biogeotechnology”,the main directions of which are the research of mechanisms of transformation of minerals and ores under the influence of microorganisms and working out of theoretical bases and biotechnological ways of extracting precious, colour and ferrous metals from heavy inreaching of mineral raw materials and a technogenic wastes;
- “physico-chemical methods of researches” in which analysis of mineral raw materials and other natural objects which are necessary for carrying out of scientific research works on state budgetary and economic negotiable subjects are carried out. The institute closely co-operates with geological and geographical faculty of university within the limits of the only structure – Geocomplex
Scientific research institute of power
The director of institute is the candidate of technical sciences Khyt'ko Andrii Volodymyrovych. The history of scientific research institute of power begins since 1988 when at Dnipropetrovs'k state university by the compatible order of heads of the Ministry of the general mechanical engineering of the USSR and the State committee of the USSR from national education had been created research-design office of special technics "Photon" for working out of space solar power installations, electrorocket engine installations and control systems of objects of rocket technics.
In March in 1995 on the basis of the decision of Academic council of Dnipropetrovs'k State University on the basis of Research-design Office "Photon" has been created scientific research institute of power. The research works aimed on development of perspective systems of the space-rocket technics, land power systems, first of all, with use of restored energy sources, and also power storing technologies became directions of its activity. He headed Research-design Office"Photon", and then scientific research institute of power,the candidate of technical sciences I.М. Statsenko. Since 2005 the director of institute is the candidate of technical sciences A.V. Khyt'ko.
Now the scientific research institute of power consists of research laboratories of power plant installations, power systems, power system and wind power engineering which carries out the activity within the limits of two departments behind scientific directions from space and land power. 28 employees work the at the institute,6 out of which are candidates of sciences .
Results of scientific researches have been generalized, in more than 500 articles and reports at conferences of different level, in 32 patents. 5 Master's theses have been defended during the period of the institute existence. Reference book ” Geliosystems for heating and hot water supply ”(published in 1995), the monography“ Heat engineering of geliosystems”(published in 2004) ; – authors of which are V.Yu. Syvoraksha , V.L. Markov ,B.Ye. Petrov, K.Ye Zolot'ko; the reference-book “Terrestrial space and means for its development” – authors of which are M.M. Dron', O.I. Kondrat'iev, L.H. Dubovyk (published in 2006) which is recommended by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for students of higher educational institutions.
At the present time in scientific research institute of power scientific research works are carried out within the limits of two fundamental state budgetary themes: “Working out of the concept of construction and theoretical bases of application of electrorocket engines for problems of maneuvering of microsatellites” and “Theoretical principles of construction of systems of power supply with use of restored energy sources and power active enclosed designs”.
Employees of scientific research institute of power take part in educational process, supervise over diploma projects of students of the DNU , act as their reviewers, conduct laboratory works on the basis of the created experimental installations.