PhD program
Robotic systems

Robotic systems

MODEL OF GRADUATING STUDENT

Scientifically justified to analyze and evaluate modern scientific achievements in the field of robotics to generate new ideas in solving research and practical problems, formulating and solving atypical problems of a design character in the design, manufacture and operation of new robotic systems and scientific guidance on research on the scientific problems of fundamental robotics and applied character.

Program passport

Speciality Name
Robotic systems
Speciality Code
8D07117
Faculty
Mechanics and Mathematics

disciplines

Academic writing
  • Number of credits - 2
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - The purpose of studying the discipline "Academic writing" is to develop PhD doctoral students' respective professional competencies aimed at developing the willingness and ability of scientific and pedagogical personnel to implement their own research projects, programs in the field of robotics and mechatronics, and presenting their results in writing in accordance with the legislative norms of the Republic of Kazakhstan and international academic community, the ability to show publication activity in national and foreign language. As a result of studying the discipline, doctoral students will be able to: 1. Formulate productive research questions; to formulate the goal, objectives, subject and object of scientific work in the field of robotics and mechatronics; prepare a description of the research in the field of robotics and mechatronics in Kazakh, Russian or English language in order to publish the results in a highly rated journal. 2. To navigate in the literature on the topic of research, use bibliographic resources and search engines for scientific work, including electronic databases; 3. Reasonably state the provisions of their study, based on facts and examples. 4. Prepare and submit documents for obtaining a patent and copyright . 5. Substantially conduct a discussion on the topic of research in order to disclose a research question and develop methodological tools for the implementation of a scientific project. Implement a scientific project in accordance with the requirements of competitive documentation or as part of initial research. 6. Write a review of a scientific project / article / dissertation.The discipline "Academic Writing" includes the main aspects of compiling academic texts in Kazakh, Russian and English are considered in order to publish the results of scientific research in the form of dissertations, scientific articles or project applications. We study the features of writing project applications for tender documentation for funding of scientific research; patent applications and applications for obtaining copyright. This course includes the study of the main aspects for the formulation of goals, objectives, relevance of research, etc in the field of robotics and mechatronics. Students will learn how to carry out comprehensive research, including interdisciplinary, on the basis of a holistic systemic scientific worldview, to learn how to describe the research work done in the field of robotics and mechatronics in Kazakh, Russian and English.

PhD thesis writing and defence
  • Number of credits - 12
  • Type of control - Докторская диссертация
  • Description - The main purpose of "PhD thesis writing and defence": of a doctoral dissertation is the formation of the doctoral students' ability to disclose the content of research work for the defense of the thesis. During the study of course, doctoral student's should be competent in: 1. to substantiate the content of new scientifically grounded theoretical and experimental results that allow to solve a theoretical or applied problem or are a major achievement in the development of specific scientific directions; 2. explain the assessment of the completeness of the solutions to the tasks assigned, according to the specifics of the professional sphere of activity; 3. they can analyze alternative solutions for solving research and practical problems and assess the prospects for implementing these options; 4. apply the skills of writing scientific texts and presenting them in the form of scientific publications and presentations. 5. to plan and structure the scientific search, clearly highlight the research problem, develop a plan / program and methods for its study, formalize, in accordance with the requirements of the State Educational Establishment, the scientific and qualification work in the form of a thesis for a scientific degree Doctor of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on specialty «8D07502 – Standardization and certification (by industry)». During the study of the discipline doctoral student will learn following aspects: Registration of documents for presentation of the thesis for defense. Information card of the dissertation and registration-registration card (in the format Visio 2003). Extract from the minutes of the meeting of the institution, in which the preliminary defense of the thesis took place. Cover letter to the Higher Attestation Commission. Expert conclusion on the possibility of publishing the author's abstract. Expert opinion on the possibility of publishing a dissertation. Minutes of the meeting of the counting commission. Bulletin for voting. A shorthand record of the meeting of the dissertational council. List of scientific papers. Response of the official opponent. A review of the leading organization. The recall of the scientific adviser.

Scientific Research methods
  • Number of credits - 3
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - The purpose of studying the discipline "Scientific Research methods" is the formation of doctoral PhD students ideas about the methods of scientific research in robotics and mechatronics, the formation of research competence and their willingness to apply the knowledge and skills in organizing their own scientific research and the organization of scientific research in their professional activities. As a result of studying the discipline, doctoral students will be able to: 1. To carry out independently research activities on current problems in the field of robotics and mechatronics using modern research methods and information and communication technologies. 2. To analyze the meaning of structure-forming concepts: relevance of the topic, purpose and objectives of the study; to formulate the problem, object, subject, research hypothesis, methodological foundations. 3. Know the methods, differences and features of empirical and theoretical research; 4. Interpret the results of scientific research, evaluate the boundaries of their applicability, prospects for further research; process various types of data from the field of robotics and mechatronics, obtain and use data in experiments or observations; 5. Develop skills of generalization and reasoned presentation of the results of experimental data. 6. Use application software packages to solve problems of data analysis and interpretation and, based on data analysis, develop practical recommendations and draw conclusions.As part of the study of the discipline "Methods of scientific research" are considered: - Methodology and methodology of scientific research in robotics and mechatronics; - The main methods of finding information for scientific research; - Planning of research work; - Mathematical foundations of experimental design; - Procedures for the preparation, execution and defense of doctoral dissertations.

Technical vision
  • Number of credits - 5
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - The purpose of the course: to study the fundamentals of technical vision and learn how to use machine learning to solve problems of technical vision. As a result of studying the discipline, the doctoral student must: know: - features of image formation, methods for selecting, searching and recognizing objects in images, - key software tools for the development of analysis and image systems; be able to: - develop methods and algorithms for technical vision, - develop software for searching, analyzing and describing objects in an image or video sequence; own: - practical skills in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining image analysis applications aimed at solving technical vision problems in mechatronics and robotics.

Data for 2018-2021 years

disciplines

Artificial Intelligence in Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - Objective: to teach doctoral students to study the dynamics of robots as complex mechatronic systems with elements of electronics and mechanical systems, to apply methods of studying the mechanisms of machines and electronic devices in the study (integration) of complex robotic systems. To learn to use this knowledge to study the dynamics of mobile robots.This discipline consists of the following sections: -Systematic approach in mechatronics, study of concepts of system, model, reliability, controllability, observability. Methods of analysis and synthesis of linear dynamical systems. -Subsystems of mechatronic systems: models of mechanical subsystems; actuators; sensors; automatic machines; binary and digital control systems. -Dynamics of mobile robots: Dynamics of wheeled robot vehicle (two-wheeled, three-wheeled, four-wheeled); dynamics of a walking mobile robot; basic equations of the mathematical model of robot dynamics; approximate models for solving the dynamics of mobile robots. -Fundamentals of dynamics and control of unmanned aerial vehicles: basic equations of dynamics of unmanned aerial vehicles; problems of control of aircraft with account of various factors.

Humanoid Robot Design
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - The purpose of the discipline: to study methods of designing humanoid robots. As a result of studying the discipline, the doctoral student must: know: - modern structures of humanoid robots; - modern approaches to the design of humanoid robots; - prospects for the development of the main components of humanoid robots; - modern computer-based design systems for designing humanoid robot modules. be able to: - apply the studied methods for designing humanoid robots; - apply modern computer-based design systems to design humanoid robots. own: - skills of using modern methods of designing humanoid robots.

Intelligent Robotic Systems
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - The purpose of the discipline is to build system knowledge and professional competence about intelligent systems of robots, about the methods of research of modern intelligent systems of robots. The task of planning the actions of intelligent systems of robots and mobile robots is solved on the basis of intelligent human-machine interface methods and frame-like structures, planning actions of intelligent robot systems based on homogeneous neural-like structures and on the basis of self-learning principles. The course provides knowledge of modern methods of research and design of intelligent systems of robots. The methods of developing the latest intelligent systems of robots: ground-based extreme robotics, space robotics and biorobotics. The methods of artificial intelligence, expert systems and neural network structures, the technology of associative memory, fuzzy logic and situational control, methods for the formation of environmental models based on vision systems. Expert systems technologies for robot motion control, control based on associative memory, fuzzy control and based on neural network structures are considered. The task of planning the actions of intelligent systems of robots and mobile robots is solved on the basis of intelligent human-machine interface methods and frame-like structures, planning actions of intelligent robot systems based on homogeneous neural-like structures and on the basis of self-learning principles.

Mechatronics and Dynamics of Mobile Robots
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - Objective: to teach doctoral students to study the dynamics of robots as complex mechatronic systems with elements of electronics and mechanical systems, to apply methods of studying the mechanisms of machines and electronic devices in the study (integration) of complex robotic systems. To learn to use this knowledge to study the dynamics of mobile robots.This discipline consists of the following sections: -Systematic approach in mechatronics, study of concepts of system, model, reliability, controllability, observability. Methods of analysis and synthesis of linear dynamical systems. -Subsystems of mechatronic systems: models of mechanical subsystems; actuators; sensors; automatic machines; binary and digital control systems. -Dynamics of mobile robots: Dynamics of wheeled robot vehicle (two-wheeled, three-wheeled, four-wheeled); dynamics of a walking mobile robot; basic equations of the mathematical model of robot dynamics; approximate models for solving the dynamics of mobile robots. -Fundamentals of dynamics and control of unmanned aerial vehicles: basic equations of dynamics of unmanned aerial vehicles; problems of control of aircraft with account of various factors.

Parallel Robot Design
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - The purpose of the discipline: formation of knowledge and professional competence of doctoral students in the field of research and design of parallel robots; As a result of studying the discipline, the doctoral student must: know: - development of structural schemes of parallel robots. - determining the geometric parameters of parallel robots. - solving direct and inverse kinematics problems of parallel robots. be able to: - apply the studied methods for designing parallel robots; - apply modern computer-aided design systems to design parallel robots. own: - skills in using modern methods of designing parallel robots. - modern computer design systems for the design of parallel robots.

Robotics and CAD
  • Type of control - [RK1+MT1+RK2+Exam] (100)
  • Description - Objective: to teach doctoral students to correctly use CAD for engineering and technological design to ensure the life cycle of robots, and to master CAD, CAE and CAM consequently, on the example of individual mobile robots and swarm robotics. Learn to perform a comparative analysis of CAD results with the results of analytical calculations based on simple mathematical models of robots.This discipline consists of the following sections: - The main elements of robots: manipulators and grippers; engines; drives. Mathematical modeling of the engine and manipulator. Optimization of the manipulator design and control. Sensory subsystem. Control subsystem. Management of hive of robots. - CAD and its connection with robotics. Characteristics of the current state of CAD. Mini-robot simulation based on the Matlab and / or Maple analytical computing platform. Mastering the process of engineering and technological design of CAD/CAE/CAM mini-robot on the Autodesk Inventor complex. - Estimation of scientific and engineering solutions in robotics using CAD: geometrical modeling, parametric modeling, direct and inverse kinematic problem, dynamics analysis problem, parametric optimization problem, finite element analysis.

Data for 2018-2021 years

INTERNSHIPS

Participation in international scientific conferences
  • Type of control - Защита НИР
  • Description - The main purpose of "Participation in international scientific conferences": is the formation of doctoral candidates in the possibility of presenting the results of research work to the scientific community, receiving feedback, and exchanging experience in the field of professional activity. During the study of course, doctoral student's should be competent in: 1. demonstrate current trends in scientific research; 2. to argue the annotated results of research in scientific journals, materials of international conferences and symposia; 3. they can apply new, scientifically grounded, theoretical or experimental results that allow solving a theoretical and applied problem; 4. analyze scientific results, the data of their colleagues and opponents in the sphere of the chosen professional activity; 5. generate ideas for the use of proposed developments in scientific research of the professional field of activity. During the study of the discipline doctoral student will learn following aspects: Analysis of the rating of scientific and international conferences. Scientific conferences on types of participation. International and local conferences. Publication of a scientific article in accordance with the requirements of editorial boards.

Performance Doctor
  • Type of control - Защита НИР
  • Description - The main purpose of "The implementation of a Doctoral Thesis": the formation of doctoral students in preparation for the defense of the thesis for the Ph.D. in specialty (by industry). During the study of course, doctoral student's should be competent in: 1. demonstrate the progress of solving problems arising in the course of research activities and requiring in-depth professional knowledge; 2. to argue for carrying out theoretical or experimental research within the framework of the tasks, including a mathematical (simulation) experiment; 3. can choose the necessary research methods, modify existing methods and develop new methods, based on the tasks of the specific study; 4. to use foreign languages for independent work on normative sources and scientific literature; 5. formulate the goals and objectives of the dissertation research, determine the scientific novelty and practical significance of the results of research activities; to develop a structurally methodological scheme for performing research. During the study of the discipline doctoral student will learn following aspects: Presentation and preliminary examination of the thesis. Registration of the applicant's case in the Academic Council of the University. Announcement of thesis defense. Publication and dispatch of the author's abstract. Registration of documents after the defense of the thesis.

Publication of the main scientific results of the dissertation in scientific journals
  • Type of control - Защита НИР
  • Description - The main purpose of " Publication of the main scientific results of the dissertation in scientific journals": is the formation of doctoral students' skills in presenting the results of research and publication in periodicals recommended by CCSON or included in the Thomson Reuters, Scopus databases. During the study of course, doctoral student's should be competent in: 1. is able to substantiate the main requirements for an article for publication in the editorial office of the journal and the definition of the impact factor index in periodicals recommended by CCSON or included in the Thomson Reuters, Scopus databases; 2. publish their author's article in periodicals recommended by CCSON or included in the Thomson Reuters, Scopus databases; 3. can use a technical foreign language to publish an article; 4. analyze the developed and experimental data of foreign scientists according to the selected topic; 5. they are able to evaluate the results and the given methodology for solving the problems posed, using the experimental data of the investigated region. During the study of the discipline doctoral student will learn following aspects: Carry out a thorough analysis of the impact factor of periodicals recommended by CCSON or included in the Thomson Reuters, Scopus databases. The choice of the current topic and the indication of scientific novelty. Conducting a comparative analysis of their results with the world. Literate translation of the article. Writing and sending an article. Reviewing the article.

Research practice
  • Type of control - Защита практики
  • Description - Рurpose of practice: to develop the ability of theoretical generalization and practical research of data for creation of an original research portfolio of scientific work based on methods of planning, organization of research activities, application of scientific methods of studying objects and analytical system of their forecasting. During the study of practice, doctoral students should be competent in: - critically evaluating the scientific literature on the subject of scientific research in the field of fundamental and applied marketing; - formulating actual scientific problems, directions, hypotheses of research, including interdisciplinary ones, within the framework of own scientific-experimental and managerial activities; - plan and organize research activities: collection, processing and analysis of the main technical and economic, financial, marketing, statistical and empirical data, using a modern analytical system to develop strategic and forecast solutions for the development of the research object; - evaluate the validity of methods used in scientific research on marketing issues; - carry out scientific experiments to study the market potential, competitive advantages, consumer behavior, innovative development and correctly analyze their results; - creating research products both independently and as a part of research teams on the basis of observance of scientific ethics, correlating own scientific interests with public needs; - broadcasting their own results of research in the field of marketing to a wide range of specialists in the relevant field, also in an audience that does not have the appropriate training.

Research Seminar
  • Type of control - Защита НИР
  • Description - The main purpose of "Research Seminar": the formation of doctoral students in the skills of scientific research work. During the study of course, doctoral student's should be competent in: 1. is able to competently substantiate the main directions of scientific research on the topic of dissertational work; 2. formulate a research problem, put a scientific problem and choose appropriate research methods; 3. can apply theoretical and experimental research methods in professional activity; 4. analyze the results of scientific research at each stage of the dissertation preparation; 5. are able to evaluate and draw conclusions on the main provisions of their research activities. During the study of the discipline doctoral student will learn following aspects: Determination of the direction and main stages of scientific research. Development and coordination of an individual curriculum for the doctoral student. Compilation of a literature review on the subject of the study.

Scientific Internship
  • Type of control - Защита НИР
  • Description - The main purpose of "Scientific Internship": is the formation in the students of the ability to independently conduct research and development in the professional sphere using modern research methods and information and communication technologies on the basis of a foreign university. During the study of course, student should be competent in: - to substantiate the fundamentals of the methodology for performing scientific research, planning and organizing a scientific experiment, processing scientific data; - to argue methods of solving research and practical problems, including in interdisciplinary areas; - can analyze alternative solutions to research and practical problems and assess the potential benefits of implementing these options; - apply theoretical knowledge on methods of collecting, storing, processing and transmitting information using modern computer technologies; - choose the methods of presentation and methods of information transfer for different contingents of listeners.

Teaching Internship
  • Type of control - Защита практики
  • Description - Aim оf discipline: formation of the ability to carry out educational activities in universities, to design the educational process and conduct certain types of training sessions using innovative educational technologies. During the study of course, masters should be competent in: 1. develop the taught discipline in an amount sufficient for the analytical assessment, selection and implementation of the module of the academic discipline, taking into account the level of preparedness of students, their needs, as well as the requirements of the State Educational Establishment of the Republic of Kazakhstan; 2. to develop the specifics of the organization and conduct of various types of classes in higher educational institutions (lecture, seminar, laboratory and practical); 3. apply the basic means of assessing students' academic achievements; 4. analyze the educational and methodological literature and use it to build your own presentation of program material; 5. prepare plans for seminars, practical classes, laboratory work in accordance with established methodological and methodological approaches. During the study of the discipline masters will learn following aspects: Acquaintance with the goals, objectives and content of teaching practice; drawing up of the schedule of consultations, kinds of the reporting and terms of their granting. Harmonization of the individual plan of the scientific and pedagogical practice of the undergraduate. Implementation of educational-methodical tasks coordinated with the head of practice. Visiting and analyzing the training sessions conducted by the teachers of the department. Acquaintance with the organization of scientific, methodical and educational work (plans, normative documents regulating the pedagogical process) at the faculty / at the university and the department. Development (at least 10 lessons) and conducting classes with students. Carrying out activities on the designated activities (scientific and methodological seminars, conferences, scientific circles, educational events). Preparation of an article of a scientific and methodical nature. Drawing up a report on scientific and pedagogical practice.

Data for 2018-2021 years