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Our activities

April 3 - 13, 2017. The project young researchers and teachers have visited to Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden. The participants visited and introduced their mechatronics laboratory by the institution of mechatronics department in main campus and campus in Sodertalje, and they followed some short courses such as Advanced prototyping, Embedded System II, Robust Mechatronics.




 


September 13-17, 2016. Professor Rudolf Scheidl and professor Andreas Muller have visited to Tashkent Institute of Road Design, Construction and Maintenance, Tashkent Turin Polytechnic University, Bukhara Engineering Technology Institute and Navoi State Mining Institute, and Uzbek industries, such as Navoi Free Industrial Zone and GM-PT for September 13-17, and have given a series of lectures on student projects for Master's and PhD thesis works, mechatronics program courses and industry funded projects in Hydraulics and Robotics domains at Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. Also, during their visit these two renowned professors in their respective fields of research in Mechatronics have had meetings and discussions with the above mentioned university rectors, vice-rectors and professors on issues how to develop and implement Mechatronics program in Uzbekistan with respect to local industry needs and challenges.


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May 20, 2016. At Fergana Institute (FPI) - a local project coordination meeting for quality control and monitoring with the project team members and students involved in the project, and national coordinator - Dr. Eshkabilov (TARI). During the meeting the project coordinator - Dr. Mamurov has presented overall project's achieved results and outcomes at FPI, and Mr. Yuldashev Khurshid presented his learned outcomes and experiences gained from his visit for April 10-20 at KU Leuven, Belgium. Also, other project team members have actively participated in discussions on the project's achieved results and impact on reforms of engineering curricula in mechatronics related disciplines. As a resume of the meeting discussions, there were extended exchange of views on the roles, responsibilities and anticipated tasks regarding training for Uzbek teachers/researchers and curriculum development issues to be carried out by the project team of the FPI and established lab facilities and their efficient usage, and student/researcher projects.



 


May 13, 2016. At Navoi State Mining Institute (NMI) - a local project coordination meeting for quality control and monitoring with the project team members and students involved in the project, and national coordinator - Dr. Eshkabilov (TARI). During the meeting the project coordinator - Dr. Normurodov has presented overall project's achieved results and outcomes at BTI, and Dr. Urinov has presented his study visit outcomes from KU Leuven, Belgium. Also, several project team members from BTI have also participated in the meeting and contributed in discussions concerning academic tasks and capacity building actions of the project . During the visit and meeting, the students involved from NMI have presented their projects in innovative ideas with web applications. Besides, there were extended discussions on the roles, responsibilities and anticipated tasks regarding training for Uzbek teachers/researchers and curriculum development issues to be carried out by the project team of the NMI and established lab facilities and their efficient usage.


 


May 12, 2016. At Bukhara Engineering Technology Institute (BETI)- a local project coordination meeting for quality control and monitoring with the project team members and students involved in the project, and national coordinator - Dr. Eshkabilov (TARI). During the meeting the project coordinator - Dr. Gafurov has presented overall project's achieved results and outcomes at BTI, and Mr. Ibragimov have presented his study visit outcomes from KU Leuven, Belgium. Also, several project team members from Navoi State Mining Institute (NMI) have also participated in the meeting and presented their results and outcomes at NMI. During the visit and meeting, the students involved from BTI have presented their projects with autonomous vehicle control and several other on-going projects with embedded systems. Besides, there were extended discussions on the roles, responsibilities and anticipated tasks concerning capacity building (training for Uzbek teachers/researchers) and curriculum development issues to be carried out by the project team of the BTI.


 


April 6-29, 2016. A researcher student from Tashkent Automobile Road Institute visited to the 'Robotics' department at Johannes Kepler University, Linz for build and control Segway type - two wheeled self-balancing robot. The project has been successfully done by Mr. Tohirjon Bobojanov under supervision of DI Alexander Reiter.


The student also visited to Institute of Mechatronic Design and Production, JKU to study basics of 3D modeling and RepRap 3D printing using G-Code software.


April 10-20, 2016. Three students (young researchers) from BTI, NMI and FPI visited to KUL - Belgium to study CAM and 3D modeling essentials and how to implement CAM tools for educational purposes.

Yuldashev Khurshid form NMI, Sherali Urinov from FPI and Ulugbek Ibragimov from BTI. They have done few assignments in the field of CAM/3D modeling such as 3D scanning, sample preparation use and drawing board, cutting/printing based on Laser cutting machines, 3-D printing machines, milling machines, sewing machines at FabLab, KUL.


March 2, 2016. Mrs. Audrone Perkauskiene (Deputy Head of the Department for Central Asia of the European External Action Service), Mr. Radoslaw Darski (Head of Political, Press and Information Section of the EU delegation to Uzbekistan) and Mr. Raimondis Vingris (political advisor from Office of the EUSR for Central Asia) have visited to the Labs created within EC TEMPUS - MACH and HIGHVEC projects and completed EC TEMPUS projects - ENGITEC (2012-2015), NCCAD(2006-2010) and ITEDU (2003-2005). Also, there were broad discussions on impact and sustainability of the project outcomes and new directions of the EC funded programs such as E+ and Horizon 2020.



 


February 26, 2016. Engineer-WEEK : At Dynamics and Control Lab, Tashkent Automobile Road Institute (TARI), on February 26, there were workshop-seminarsin the frame of EC Tempus MACH project for 2nd year Bachelor's degree students. Seminar-workshops are facilitated by Saidov Dilmurod and Madirimov Elyor. In the seminars, "Rapid prototyping" and "Robust Mechatronics" labs, which are developed by Lab researchers, were introduced to the students.


At the beginning of the seminar, Saidov Dilmurod, responsible for developing “Rapid Prototyping” course at the Dynamics and Control Lab, TARI, explained essentialsofCAD/CAE/CAM systems. He has also demonstrated how to print logos, sensor holders and other productswithin Rapid Prototyping course in Roland MDX-40A 3D machine. In addition, students watched some video tutorials of Rapid Prototyping labs.

Second part of the workshop-seminar, Madirimov Elyor, responsible for developing “Robust Mechatronics” course at the Lab, explainedcontents of Robust Mechatronics laboratory works, which were developed at the Lab in the frame of EC Tempus MACH project. Also, short introduction on essentials of sensors, Arduino microcontrollers soldering station, and Arduino IDE, Eagle, CopperCAMsoftware are presented. Students have learned about designing voltage regulators and filter design techniques.

Furthermore, students have gained some knowledge on H-bridges and DC motors, and how to control them with Arduino microcontrollers. In fact, students have also learned algorithms, processes and control loops work in designing remote control of two DC motors by IR sender and receiver.


December 22, 2015. Univ. Prof. Scheidl welcomed MACH project partners from partner universities in Uzbekistan, Belgium, and Sweden to the "2015 Coordination Meeting" at the JKU.
The comprehensive program included providing the guests with insight into how developments in mechatronics are put into practice, visits to local companies such as Engel in Schwertberg and LiTec in Linz, and a presentation by JKU Vice-Rector for Research, Univ. Prof. Alexander Egyed, that included various facts and figures about the JKU. A part of the MACH program ("Master's and Doctoral in Mechatronics") also includes developing graduate and PhD degree programs in Mechatronics for five universities in Uzbekistan. The MACH program began in October 2013 and this year's 4-day coordination meeting in Linz recently drew to a close. Representatives from Uzbekistan surprised Vice-Rector Egyed by giving him a traditional Uzbek wedding attire outfit as a gift.
Photo from l: Univ. Prof. Rudolf Scheidl (Institute of Machine Design and Hydraulic Drives), VR Univ. Prof. Alexander Egyed, Univ. Prof. Martin Grimheden (project grant-holder, KTH Stockholm), Univ. Prof. Sulaymon Eshkabilov (project coordinator, TARI Uzbekistan). Click here to view the news on JKU website.


 


December 17-22, 2015. The project coordination meeting was held at JKU, Linz - Austria. All of the project partners have participated in the meeting and also, visited research labs, ENGEL Co and high technical school in Linz. Also, during the coordination meeting, the project partners have had a chance to meet students and researchers in mechatronics domain at JKU and get overviews of on-going MSc and PhD thesis works and projects.



 


August 24-27, 2015. At Dynamics & Control Lab - TARI, there were workshops, laboratory exercises and seminars on Robust mechatronics, rapid prototyping and robotics for 15 researchers, teachers from BTI, NMI, FPI, TPU and TARI. The workshop lectures and laboratories were facilitated by professors Bjorn Moller, Qvarnstrom Jan Staffan Ingvar, Hellgren Kurt Mikael from KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), Sweden. After completion of the workshop, the trainees have received certificates of completion.




 


June 15-23, 2015. Two workshops in "Hydraulics & Pneumatics" and "Robotics" for researchers and teachers from Tashkent Automobile Road, Fergana Polytechnic, Navoi State Mining, Bukhara Engineering Technology Institutes and Turin-Tashkent Polytechnic University. The workshop lectures were facilitated by professor Bernhard Manhartsgruber, Dr. Clemens Fries from Institute of Machine Design and Hydraulic Drives and Dr. Klemens Springer, Dr. Alexander Reiter from Institute of Robotics of Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.



 


June 04, 2015. There were round-table meetings of the project team-members with engineers at NMBP and NPP to study industry needs and challenges in updating skills of engineers.



 


May 14, 2015. There were meetings and discussions with professor Martin Edin Grimheden (project grant-holder, KTH - Sweden), professor Rudolf Scheidl (JKU - Austria), professor Farid Al-Bender (KUL - Belgium) and TARI rector - professor Madamin Aripdjanov and Dr. Ubaydulla Nadirhanov. Also, there were meetings with researchers and the project team members at Mechatronics lab.



 


May 14, 2015. The EU partners visited to Tashkent Turin Polytechnic University and met with professor Kongirot Sharipov. Also, there were extended round-table discussions with the deputy-Minister - professor Botir Usmanov and NEO coordinator - Mrs. Aziza Abdurakhmanova.

 


May 11 - 12, 2015. In Fergana Polytechnic Institute (FPI), there was a fourth coordination meeting of the project in which representatives from all academic partner institutions including three European partner universities participated. The project coordinators from each partner institution have presented the project outcomes and key achieved results by the date. During the coordination meeting, students, teachers and university administration staff from the host university - FPI have actively participated with their questions. Also, the project partners have visited to two industry partners of the project - "TAPO - Disk" and UZSUNGWOO and met with engineers and discussed their needs in mechatronics and relevant engineering domains.


 


April 18, 2015. Local coordination meeting of the project took place on April 18, 2015 at TARI. Coordinators and representatives from BTI, FPI, NMI, TPU and TARI participated with their presentations of performed activities and achieved results on their universities.



 


March 03-05, 2015. Two workshops in "Hydraulics & Pneumatics" and "Robotics" for researchers and teachers from Bukhara Engineering Technology, Fergana Polytechnic, Navoi State Mining, Tashkent Automobile Road Institutes and Turin-Tashkent Polytechnic University, and GM Power Train were held at Turin-Tashkent Polytechnic University. The workshop lectures were facilitated by professor Bernhard Manhartsgruber from Institute of Machine Design and Hydraulic Drives and Dr. Johannes Mayr from Institute of Robotics of Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria.



 


December 11-17, 2014. The 3rd project coordination meeting took place at KTH, Sweden. During this coordination meeting all project consortium members from EU and Uzbekistan participated and reviewed all of their achieved results and work-plan of the project for the next academic year. besides, during this coordination meeting the project partners from Uzbekistan have had a possibility to study on-going and completed industry funded research projects in Mechatronics domain carried out by MSc and PhD students at KTH.



 


November 05, 2014. At Fergana Polytechnic Institute, the project coordination and quality control meeting with the project team members of the institute and the national project coordinator was held. The project progress report, outcomes, academic work-plan and chosen courses for Mechatronics Master's program are discussed broadly. Also, shortcomings and challenges of study visits and the ways to improve efficiency of seminars and workshops facilitated by the EU partners are highlighted.



 


November 04, 2014. The project coordination meeting with the project team members and industry representatives was held at Tashkent Turin Polytechnic University. During the meeting, the project outcomes and on-going academic activities, and the list of selected courses for development and reform are discussed. Also, academic work-plan of the project has been reviewed and upcoming intensive training course contents are discussed.


 


October 29, 2014. In Navoi, a project coordination meeting with the project team members (Assoc. prof. Tulkin Normurodov, Sherali Urinov, Guzal Nurmatova, Jabbor Kamolov, Ilkhom Egamberdiev, Muborak Normatova, Kobilov Olim, Normurodov Akbar, and others) of Navoi State Mining Institute, representatives (Mr. Malika Artikova, Jabbor Komilov, Eshev Khamdam) from two industrial partners - Navoi Machine Building Fatcory and Navoi Heat Power Plant and national project coordinator - Assoc. prof. Eshkabilov was held. During the meeting, a few issues, such as, project progress report, English language training, study visit outcomes, needs of industry partners regarding mechatronics domain and training for engineers and academic work-plan of the project, are discussed broadly.



 


October 28-29, 2014. At Bukhara ENgineering Technology Institute, a coordination and quality control meeting of the MACH project was held. The project team members from Bukhara Engineering Technology: Prof. Nasullo Sadullayev, Adil Safarov, Maksud Makhmudov, Hafizov, Mirzaev, Usmonov, Qurbanov, Holiqov, and national project coordinator:Assoc. prof. Sulaymon Eshkabilov from Tashkent Automobile Road Institute have discussed the project's achieved outcomes, academic work-plans for 2014/2015, quality control issues, English language training, challenges and upcoming academic plans and study visits of the project in Uzbekistan and the EU partner institutions.



 


 

August 18 – 29, 2014. 10 researchers and teachers from Bukhara Engineering Technology, Navoi State Mining, Tashkent Turin Polytechnic, Tashkent Automobile Road and Fergana Polytechnic institutes visited to KU Leuven in Belgium and acquainted with mechatronics laboratories and on-going research projects. Also, they have followed three courses, viz. Embedded Robotics Systems by professor Herman Bruyninckx, Frequency-domain identification by professor Jan Swevers and Mechatronics Drive Systems by professor Farid Al-Bender. During this visit Swedish partners from KTH- Royal Institute of Technology and 14 professors and researchers from KTH have also participated along with their Uzbek counterparts and have discussed road map of mechatronics in the future with Belgian colleagues - professors Van Brussel, Bruyninckx, Swevers, Al-Bender, Pinte and others (more information:  https://www.mech.kuleuven.be/en/news/visit-workshop-uzbek). This visit was one of the most interesting and compelling study visits of the project for all participants.




June 03-04, 2014. At Bukhara Engineering Technology Institute, on June 03 and 04, there were workshop-seminars on Master's courses in Mechatronics taught at KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. Seminar-workshops are facilitated by prof. Martin Edin Grimheden, Dr. Bjorn Moller, Mr. Staffan Qvarnstrom and Mr. Mohammad Khodabakhshian.  Also, on June 04, there were field monitoring meetings of the National Erasmus+ Office coordinator - Mrs. Aziza Abdurakhmanova and expert - Mr. Igor Vikhrov with the project partners from Bukhara Engineering Technology Institute, Fergana Polytechnic Institute, Tashkent Turin Polytechnic University, Tashkent Automobile Road Institute and KTH-Royal Institute of Technology. The project partners of the MACH project and other TEMPUS and Erasmus Mundus project participants from Bukhara State University and Bukhara Medical Institute had a round table discussions with the EU Delegation Ambassador - Mr. Yuri Sterk on June 04 at Bukhara Engineering Technology Institute.



 


On June 03-07, 2014 at Tashkent Automobile Road Institute, there were seminars on Doctoral study programs and research publications in the example of KTH-Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and series of workshops on modeling and simulation of dynamic systems on ADAMS package. In these seminars and workshops, teachers, researchers, PhD and graduate students from Tashkent Automobile Road Institute, Jizzakh Polytechnic Institute and Andijan Machine-Building institute. Seminar was facilitated by Mr. Abbos Ismoilov - PhD student of Machine Design Department of KTH.




On April 22 of 2014, there was a project meeting and round-table discussion at Fergana Polytechnic Institute (FerPI). The university administration personnel (two vice-rectors and deans), the project team-members and students from FerPI and a national project coordinator have participated in the meeting. The participants asked dozens of querries on foreseen project outcomes, course contents, student selection procedures and requirements, recognition aspects of a new master's program in mechatronics, student mobility and exchange issues, capacity building, laboratory equipment, and so forth. Also, there was a separate meeting with the FerPI's Rector - Oybek Otakulov.


 

On April 18 of 2014, there was a project meeting and round-table discussion at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (TTPU). The project team-members and students from TTPU, coordinator of Education Center at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Uzbekistan and the national project coordinator have participated. The participants have put up many questions regarding the project equipment issues and academic tasks, and have proposed a number of suggestions and ideas how to make a best use of envisaged project laboratory hardware for the TTPU and their assistance to other partners in lab settings.


 


 

March 30 – April 10, 2014. The project participants visited to Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden. The participants visited and introduced their mechatronics laboratory by the institution of mechatronics department and they followed some courses such as Embedded System 1, Embedded System 2, Course in mechatronics FiM, Robust Mechatronics, Embedded Control System SSY190,  Advanced prototyping.


 

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