As part of the execution of the decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On additional measures to improve the quality of education in higher educational institutions and to ensure their active participation in large-scale reforms implemented in the country”, the Navoi State Mining Institute works to improve the quality of education and consistent cooperation with higher educational institutions of near and far abroad.Scientists of the Navoi State Mining Institute under the leadership of Vice-Rector Bakhtiyor Mardonov visited Pittsburgh State University in the United States of America.
To this end, scientists from the Navoi State Mining Institute recently visited Pittsburgh State University in the United States of America under the leadership of Vice-Rector Bakhtiyor Mardonov.A memorandum of cooperation was signed between the two universities with the participation of Steve Scott, President of Pittsburgh State University.
The memorandum touched upon such issues as exchange programs with students, advanced training of faculty members, organization of summer educational courses for bachelors and masters, as well as English language training through online courses.
Also, scientists of the Mining Institute closer acquainted with the conditions created in one of America’s leading universities for students and teachers.In particular, a great interest among our scientists was caused by a tour with the participation of Professor of the Faculty of Engineering Technologies Greg Murray, where they were introduced to the conditions organized for the work of young scientists and conducting research in laboratories.They also observed how Professor Tatiana Goris was teaching the subject “Scientific Research”, during which attention was paid to the latest pedagogical technologies used in free communication with students.
-“I was most interested in the work carried out in the field of mechatronics by the head of the Engineers Training Department of Pittsburgh State University,” said Okhunjon Saifiddinov, a young scientist at the Engineering Technology Department of the Navoi State Mining Institute.- I became interested in the fact that when organizing the work of the laboratory, he uses the Lego constructor, to find a solution to the problems, there are all laboratory instruments, there are individual rooms for conversations with students and work on projects.
To date, the institute has established cooperation with leading higher educational institutions and research centers in more than ten countries, such as Russia, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, and Turkey.
Information Service of NSMI