The Faculty trains specialists in bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the following fields of knowledge:
Branch of knowledge: 16 Chemical and bioengineering
Specialty: 161 Chemical Technology and Engineering
Branch of knowledge: 18 Production and technology
Specialty: 181 Nutrition Technologies
Specialty: 186 Publishing and printing
- processing of plastics and photographic, nano and polygraphic materials
- technologies of natural and synthetic polymers, fats and food products
- chemistry and technology for processing elastomers
- chemical technology of fuel
The need to expand industrial production of polymers on the basis of advanced technologies, training of qualified engineers-technologists on the synthesis and processing of polymers, the development of scientific schools on chemistry and technology of macromolecular compounds of the Soviet Union a new faculty – Faculty of high molecular compounds – was foundedin 1964 atDnipropetrovsk Chemical-Technological Institute named after. F.E. Dzerzhinsky. The first dean of the faculty was Associate Professor O.S. Formentko (1964-1965). At various times, the faculty was headed by V.M. Nabyvach (1965-1972), I.M. Polianchikov (1972-1974), GV Tikhonov (1974-1978 gg.), M.S.Malovichko (1978-1985), V.P Belous (1985), O.O. Tertious (1985-1988), V.A. Aleksenko (1988-1992 years), M.V.Burmister (1992-1998), V.S.Kovalenko (1988-2007), S.A. Volkova (2007-2014). Now the faculty is headed by D.Sc., prof. V.I.Ovcharov.
For many years, the Department of Processes and Apparatuses of Chemical Technology (Head of the Department of Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor P.G.Soroka) and the Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics (Head of the Department, Ph.D, Associate Professor S.A.Volkova) were included in the content of the Faculty.
The staff of the Faculty employs 65 people, among them 8 professors and doctors of sciences, 19 associate professors, 17 teachers and assistants, candidates of sciences. Leading scientists-professors of the Faculty: V.I. Dal, I.M. Hlushchenko, V.Yu. Didenko, N.K. Moshchinska, G.A. Bloch, Yu.V. Svetkin, E.O. Sporyagin, I.V.Koval, Z.V. Onyshchenko, V.S.Kutyanin created scientific schools that are widely known outside of Ukraine. Professors and doctors of sciences develop their and new scientific directions: M.Ya. Kuzmenko, M.V. Burmistr, L.O. Snizhko, O.V. Chervakov, Yu.R. Ebic, N.M.Evdokimenko, Yu.M. Vashchenko, V.I.Ovcharov.
Today, the Faculty has 621 full-time students and 401 correspondence students, among them about 100 students from CIS and foreign countries. It is the largest student family among the faculties of the University.
Active versatile orientation of student life brings significant achievements both in educational and scientific activities, as well as in sports, cultural enhancement on the basis of national traditions of Ukraine. During the last academic year 36 master’s theses, 222 diploma projects and diploma papers were defended by the specialist and 260 works – by bachelor’s. According to the results of the 2014/2015 academic year, 5 students of the Faculty were nominated for scholarships, including Yana Sergienko (Gr.4-MVPV-64) – the scholarship of the President of Ukraine, Konstantin Zamikuli (table 4-TVMS-61) – a scholarship of the VerkhovnaRada of Ukraine. AndriyZinukhov, a master of sports of badminton in Ukraine (student 4-TVMS-63) has successfully represented the state and the university at many international competitions. The collective of amateur art of the faculty took 1st place at the festival of students of SHEI USUCTthe Student Spring in 2009, 2013 and 2014. The Faculty is proud to announce the bright talent of the University – students of the specialty “Plastic Processing” KseniyaBashybular. The Faculty and the University for many years amazed and enchanted vocals student gr. 5-PP-6 PolinaMakarovych. Now the “golden” voice of the Faculty also has a student gr. 4-TVMS-63 OleksiyChumak. An active position in the social life of the faculty is taken by: photographer of the Committee on Family and Youth and the faculty – student of gr.3-TVMS-68 Katerina Riskalchuk, student board of the dormitory №4 (head – student of student 3-ХТПт-15 Daniel Morgulets).
Particular words of gratitude for the student’s welfare and order in the hostel number 4 for more than 10 years of work deserves the head of Olga IvanovnaPolyakova.
The most expensive property of the Faculty are thousands of graduates from 1964-2015.
Among graduates of the faculty – VP of the NAS of Ukraine V.P. Kukhar, Laureates of the State Prize of Ukraine V.V. Shevchenko, V.I.Uvarov, Yu.R. Kolesnik, P.G.Soroka; Award winner of the Council of Ministers of the USSR Y.O. Doba. Moreover, dozens of managers of large and small enterprises of chemical, petrochemical and other sectors of the economy; hundreds of heads of divisions of enterprises and organizations; thousands of qualified engineers, whose work creates the economic potential of Ukraine and other countries.