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KNUTD

Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design
Faculty of Fashion Industry
TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN OF SEWING PRODUCTS DEPARTMENT
About Department
SERHIY BEREZNENKO Professor, Dr. Sc.

Head of Technology and Design of Sewing Products Department

Address: Kyiv, 2, Nemyrovicha-Danchenko str., building 1, rooms 1-0263.

Phones:

Head of Department: +38044-256-29-09; Mob: +38050-906-73-63
Lecturer's room: +38044-256-21-86
Laboratory: +38044-256-84-18

e-mail: ktkshv@knutd.edu.ua

History

Department of Technology and design of sewing products was established in 1944 as the Department of garment production. Since 1944 till 1947 the department was headed by Dybrenko M. Since 1947 till 1954 the department was reorganized into the Department of clothing and footwear manufacturing, the head of which was originally Topolyanskny N. and then Afanasiev O. Since 1954 till 1959 there was garment production department, the Head of Department Orlov I.

In the period since 1959 till 1981 the department of clothing technology was created, in 1963 the department of clothing design appeared. Heads of the department of clothing technology during that period were:

1959-1963 - Truhan G.
1963-1971 - Ivanova L.
1971-1974 - Orlov I.
1974-1982 - Bereznenko M.

Heads of the department of clothing design:

1963-1971 - Truhan G.
1974-1985 - Ahoshkov L.
1986-1996 - Kuznetsova N.

Since 1981 till 1988 based on existing Department of clothing technology, Department of garment production was established. Since 1982 till 1988 the head of the department - Ph.D. prof. Jakub V. During 1988-1996 department was named - Technology of sewing products, the head was Ph.D. prof. Mihaltso I.

Since 1996, on the basis of the Technology of sewing products and Clothing design departments Technology and design of sewing products department was created. Since then the Department was headed by Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, PhD, Professor, Academician Mykola Bereznenko. Since 2003 the Head of the Department Dr. Sc., Professor Sergey Bereznenko.

Serhiy Bereznenko graduated from Kyiv Technological Institute of Light Industry in 1981 and received specialty - engineer on automation of chemical-engineering processes. He has worked in KNUTD from 1993. PhD thesis: "Fundamentals of the theory of resource saving technological processes of forming and fixing parts of clothing, taking into account the anisotropy of textile materials." He provides training through postgraduate courses. Under his leadership 5 PhD theses were defended. He is a scientific supervisor of state budget project. He was awarded the honorary diploma of Ministry of Education of Ukraine "Excellence in Education of Ukraine" and gratitude from Kyiv mayor. Member of the Advisory Commission MES of Ukraine and member of the advisory council VAK Ukraine on the technology of food and light industry. He is a laureate of State Prize of Ukraine.

Teaching Staff

Serhiy BEREZNENKO, Professor, Dr. Sc., head of Department

  

Lydmila BAKAN, PhD, professor of the university.

  

Arseniy ARABULI, PhD, associate professor.

  

Larisa BILOTSKAYA, PhD, associate professor.

  

Dmitro VASILKIVSKY, PhD, associate professor

Oksana VODZІNSKA, PhD, associate professor.

  

Svitlana DONCHENKO, PhD, associate professor.

  

Sergey MOISEENKO, PhD, associate professor.

  

Irina PRODANCHUK, PhD, associate professor.

  

Nataliya SADRETDINOVA, PhD, associate professor.

  

Tatiana TSYMBAL, PhD, associate professor.

Andrii KURHANSKYI, PhD, associate professor.

  

Tatiana АRTEMENKO, assistant.

  

Tatiana DYACHOK, assistant.

  

Svetlana LOZOVENKO, assistant.

  

Nataliia TSYMBAL, assistant.

  

Research Activity

The scientific school: 

Research work is carried out in the laboratory and on modern equipment of companies, carrying out budget and economic contracts and at the expense of the second half of the teachers’ working day.

The main areas of research work of the department: development of properties of modern materials database (supervisor: prof. Bereznenko M.), development of energy-saving technologies for making clothes (supervisor:  prof. Bereznenko S.), the creation of items for individual protection from environmental influences (supervisor: PhD. Moyseyenko S.).

With the assistance of the department basic researches were performed, new technologies for polymer materials and chemical fibers manufacture were created. The results of this work allowed the member of the department prof. Bereznenko M. obtained in 2007 the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology. For the national economy professor Bereznenko M. with a group of colleagues had made important scientific research work, which is dedicated to the creation of new materials and products from local raw materials (flax, hemp, wool). The results of these developments are introduced in the work of a number of enterprises in Ukraine.

The department annually performs research work funded by the state budget. The agreements on scientific cooperation in the field of development and application of nanotechnology in light industry and in the field of microbiological testing of textile materials are also performed.

The department has agreements on scientific and technical activities with various organizations of Ukraine.

Study Programmes

"Design and Technology of garments" program studying will form and develop general and professional competencies in the field of garments manufacture with wide access to employment, gain theoretical knowledge and get practical skills and abilities for designing competitive sewing products and highly efficient modern manufacturing processes.

The program focuses on modern research in the field of light industry, taking into account the specifics of sewing enterprises, directs on current specializations within which the student defines his professional and academic career.

The admission of students to the 1st year of "Bachelor" degree is on a competitive basis.

Description of educational program

Educational program:

Design and technology of sewing products

Qualifications:

 Bachelor on "Technology of light industry"

 Training term:

Admission to first year (on the basis of secondary school)

8 semesters (4 years).  

Admission by the reduced form of training (after graduating from college)

4  semesters (2 years)

ECTS credits

240

180

Language of learning:

Ukrainian

 

The aim of the program:

Formation and development of general and professional competences in the field of sewing products manufacture with broad access to employment, aimed at getting the  theoretical knowledge and practical skills for designing competitive sewing products and highly efficient modern manufacturing processes and  opportunities for further education.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the essence of the spinning process, glue and welded joints; chemicalization in clothing decoration; damp-heat treatment and manufacturing of sewing products, the main factors of influence and laws of their interaction.
  2. Skills of  experimental research of stitches quality and operations VTO to establish rational modes of treatment.
  3. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the terminology and basic concepts of materials science, design, technology, manufacturing processes of making clothing, the nomenclature of quality indicators.
  4. 5. Ability to demonstrate the development of new models of clothes for implementation into production using CAD.
  5. Master the working skills with computers to solve production problems.
  6. Skills that have to provide a qualified students’ participation in resolving production issues related to technology of ensuring quality of garments manufacturing.
  7. To know the terminology and definitions of basic concepts of materials science, design, technology, technological processes of clothing manufacture, the nomenclature of quality indices in native and foreign languages
  8. Ability to demonstrate the process of creating technical drawings and using the results: print and transfer images for using them in a compatible computer programs to create technical documentation and presentation of technology solutions.
  9. The ability to demonstrate the use of standardized methods of analysis of raw materials for sewing products; the ability to distinguish between raw materials of different composition, methods of their manufacture and use; determine the properties of the fibers according to their nature and structure; determine the influence of various factors (concentration of chemicals, dyes, temperature and so on.) on the manufacturing process; determine the content of formaldehyde in textile fabrics, choose optimal methods for evaluating fiber composition of textile materials.
  10. Skills to identify the characteristic of person’s figure with the purpose of clothes designing; techniques of verify the construction drawings for details design of products for various purposes, existing structure of the process of developing new models of clothes; work in the environment of modern CAD.
  11. The ability to choose the type of sewing machine, depending on the characteristics and properties of materials, types of clothing.
  12. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic information flows and structural features of the production documentation of sewing enterprises; ways and methods for automated processing of information through the use of computer technology; technological capabilities of computer software and hardware, specialized for sewing productionthe principle of work with technological equipment, which includes computer systems management; requirements for the different types of design - technical documentation.
  13. Ability to develop and execute drawings of general look of clothes models, basic planning of production processes of garments manufacturing .
  14. The ability to produce garments of different complexity.

 

"Design and Technology of garments" program studying will form and develop general and professional competencies in the field of garments manufacture with wide access to employment, gain theoretical knowledge and get practical skills and abilities for designing,  sewing products manufacture and research activities for the development of innovative technologies of clothing production

The program focuses on modern research in the field of light industry, taking into account the specifics of sewing enterprises, directs on current specializations within which the student defines his professional and academic career.

Fluent Ukrainian and foreign language is obligatory.

The admission of students to the 1st year of "Master" degree is on a competitive basis.

Description of educational program

Educational program:

Design and technology of sewing products

Qualifications:

 Master on "Technology of light industry"

Training term:

 

After the first level of higher education in related specialties

3 semesters (1year,6 months)

ECTS credits

90

Language of learning:

Ukrainian / English

The aim of the program:

Formation and development of general and professional competences in the field of textile and light industry, aimed at getting  knowledge, skills, abilities and capabilities in the design and manufacturing of garments and research activities for the development of innovative technologies of clothing production.

Learning outcomes: 

1. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of innovative technologies of sewing production: to know innovative methods of garments designing, new materials for products, their properties and features of technology application, trends of improving technology and making clothes and ways of creating new sewing equipment. The level of this knowledge should be higher than basic, necessary not only for work in the traditional areas of application and to conduct research on modern science field.

2. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of qualitilogy of garment production, which is related to the technology and design of sewing articles. The ability to use this knowledge for professional use, when introducing into manufacture competitive sewing products, to carry certification of products and quality systems production.

3. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of safety and basics of civil protection related to technology and design of sewing articles to ensure optimal conditions in the workplace, proper sanitary and hygienic level of work and maintain high standards of environmental protection.

4. The ability to demonstrate research skills in professional field: competence in planning, design and execution of research in the field of sewing production from the stage setting the problem to the evaluation and review of results, including the ability to make plans and programs of research, prepare specific tasks for performers choose the right equipment and procedures to implement the rights on intellectual property, conduct examination of research works.

5. The ability to demonstrate experimental skills in professional field to test hypotheses and research of technological phenomena: knowledge of experimental methods and procedure of experiments, their independent performance or the ability to lead a team of employees on position of the leader. This means the ability to ask the correct questions, knowledge of non-standard equipment, planning, making schemes and carrying experiment, data collection and analysis, including careful error analysis and critical evaluation of the results.

6. Ability to demonstrate practical skills in professional field (pre-diploma practice), which includes the ability to evaluate and justify the use of the latest technology and the best modes of making garments, ensuring a proper quality level of products manufacturing, the use of resource-saving environmentally friendly technologies, including the ability to manufacture products of any range due to industrial processing technology.

7. Mastering good working skills to work individually and independently (individual work and performance of the degree project) or in a group (laboratory works, including leadership skills in their implementation), the ability to get results within a limited time with a focus on professional integrity and prevention of plagiarism.

8. The ability to demonstrate basic knowledge on special subjects chosen by the student: optimization of conformity in the sewing industry, analysis methodology of work processes for clothing production - in order to specialize and develop interdisciplinary approaches.

9.Ability to use automated means of graphic implementation of art and design solutions of models, modern automated methods for design of pre-production processes, computerized design techniques processes, 

 and develop technical task for the creation of software for technological processes of garments designing and manufacturing. Ability to use automated control systems for the purpose of monitoring and management in a corporate network, using information searching systems for monitoring the innovations concerning the manufacturing of apparel industry products.

10. Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basics of professional communication and marketing: understanding of the state tasks in the production of sewing articles, implementation of forecasting and planning activities as production manager, coordination of the work of the enterprise, institution or organization to compliance with current legislation, standards, rules and regulations, focus on the socio-political life and active public position. 

11. Ability to demonstrate cognitive abilities and skills in the professional field, skills of scientific material presentation at the conference, its argumentation in writing and orally with the ability to execute a scientific publication.

12. Skill in possession of one foreign language, including special terminology for literature and patent search, ability to communicate with foreign specialists in this branch, representatives of foreign trade companies, competent representation of foreign language texts of the reports at international conferences, speeches on professional issues, scientific publications .

 

Graduates

Graduates of the department are famous Ukrainian designers Michael Voronin, Andre Tan, A. Hapchuk, Lilia Pustovit, Christina Bobkov, Aina Gasse, Diana Dorozhkina, Serebrov Allen, Director of "Victoria" Matulyak A.S., JSC "Elegant" Vilshany N. I. General Director of Cherkassy industrial sewing association K.V. Boyko, chairman of the Chernivtsi OJSC "trembita" Stankevich S.A., chairman of JSC "Smirnov-Swallow" Churenova E.P., director of building models Korsunenko G.I. and Korsunenko O.G., deputy head of Kyiv City State Administration and Advisor to the Prime Minister of Ukraine L. Denisyuk, chief technologist of JSC "Chestnut" Konstantynenko T.I., designers, technologists garments, many Ukrainian engineers of Light industry.

Educational Process

Disciplines of the department

1. Anthropometry and biomechanics basics

2. Production training

3. Examination of garments quality. The ergonomic expertise

4. Innovative technologies of garment production

5. Products quality

6. Sewing production quality

7. Computer technology in the field

8. Construction of sewing products with CAD elements

9. Competitiveness of sewing products

10. Creative technology in the field

11. The customs examination

12. Optimization of conformity in the apparel industry

13. Fundamentals of constitutional biology and anthropometry

14. Fundamentals of sewing products manufacturing

15. Manufacturing technology of products of different materials

16. Fundamentals of products design

17. Fundamentals of garment enterprises

18. Fundamentals of CAD clothing

19. Fundamentals of products technology (designing technology of garments)

20. Features of design of various purpose products

21. Design of automated processes of preparatory and cutting production

22. Design of work processes in garment production

23. Designing of clothing companies

24. CAD processes of PRV

25. Special discipline on the topic of final work

26. Modern technology and production technology

27. Modern CAD of garment production processes

28. Technology of products manufacturing

29. Technology of clothing production processes using computer technology

30. Technology of clothing production

31. Technology of clothing manufacture using computer technology and modern machinery and technology

32. Commodity science

Students

All groups of students studying for the qualification of Bachelor assigned to the curators that familiarize students with normative and methodological materials, that regulate the organization of educational process by the credit-module system; provide group and individual consultations for the most efficient development of individual educational plans; protect the educational interests of students; help young people to participate in the cultural life of the capital. Cultural events are introduced, theaters, exhibitions, museums and galleries are regularly visited. There are a lot of clubs in KNUTD where students can find themselves in creative activities, sports and theater clubs.

Students lead active social and academic life, attend special exhibitions, participate in scientific competitions, contests, conferences of different levels.

Every year, by the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Ukrainian competition on specialty "Design and technology of garments" is held.

 

Student’s creative project

 

The collection "Black Widow" designed by the student of the Department

 

The collection "Illusion of incomparable Charley"

Prospects for students

Graduates of the department can work at enterprises of the sewing industry in Ukraine and abroad, holding the post of presidents of the company, directors, chief engineers, engineers, design engineers, quality and standardization engineers. Excellent students have the opportunity to study abroad (Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, etc.).

Engineer-constructor who has specialization "Examination of processes and products of sewing manufacture" can be employed as: a leading specialist in the department of technical control of sewing production; quality manager; experts in centres and testing laboratories who perform an examination of the goods for consumer rights protection; expert or hear in the laboratories of the State Customs Service of Ukraine, the State Tax Service of Ukraine; expert, researcher or manager in the centres of certification of products and services; commodity expert in manufacturing and in the trade network; manager of sales and purchases of goods; expert auditor.

In addition, students who do well in the scientific field, have the possibility of further professional growth as an intern researcher, researcher, engineer-researcher, postgraduate, teacher-trainee, assistant, and after a successful thesis defence - work as an associate professor and professor.

Employment

Students are provided with modern educational literature and information about the newest technologies in the fashion industry, modern computer equipment and have the opportunity to master modern design programs, to develop the processes of designing clothes with the help of computer.

Students have practice on the best domestic enterprises of light industry, in fashion houses, and have the opportunity to continue their education or get a job abroad.

The specialist can perform the professional work DK 003 : 2010:

”Enterprise Manager”, code CP 1210.1;
”The Director of the laboratory”, code CP 1210.1;
”The chief of production Department”, code CP 1221.2;
”Foreman”, code CP 1221.2;
”The chief of design Department”, code CP 1222.2;
”The head of production practices, code CP 1229.4;
”Chief designer”, code CP 1237.1;
”The head of technical Department", code CP 1237.2;
”Engineer-constructor”, code CP 2149.2;
”Engineer”, code CP 2149.2;
”Engineering implementation and technologies”, code CP 2149.2;
”Engineer-controller”, code CP 2149.2;
”Standardization engineer”, code CP 2149.2;
”Engineer-expert”, code CP 2149.2;
”Quality engineer”, code CP 2149.2;

Students can get a job in trade networks and public service, in such structures as the state customs service.

Information about the possibility of obtaining second higher education, the military profession, the availability of hostels

Students are given the possibility to obtain second higher education on directions:

  • design (art modelling);
  • design (photo-video editing);
  • designing of textile products;
  • design and technology of garments;
  • Economics of enterprise (economic activities);
  • management and administration (economic activities);
  • marketing;
  • finance and credit;
  • enterprise economy;
  • accounting and audit (on specialized programs);
  • economic cybernetics.

Detailed information on the page of the Institute of Postgraduate Education.

There are post-graduate courses at the faculty of technology, service and fashion KNUTD on the specialty 05.18.19 «Technology of textile materials, sewing and knitted products», so the students of the Department of technology and design of sewing products have a possibility to receive postgraduate training, to protect the dissertation and to get the degree of Candidate of Technical Sciences.

Duration of postgraduate training - 3 years.

 

Students’ scientific groups

The work with the future masters starts with 2nd or 3rd courses. To do this, the department has two research and practice groups to work with involving students and first year as well. The work in scientific groups allows students to navigate their own research interests and scientific subjects, developed at the department to gain experience in carrying out independent research.

There are scientific groups at the department:

  • “Future garment”
  • “Elegant”
 

Additional opportunities:

While studying at the university, students can obtain military occupation and the second higher education, in particular, economic or financial area (since the 5th term, with discounts for payment) as well as complete Master’s degree and Postgraduate’s degree program.

International Cooperation

For the first time in the practice of the university, department launched the scientific and practical seminars for industry workers, teachers and students with participation of leading foreign companies «Lainiere de Picardie» (France), «Freudenberg», «HANSEL Textil», «KUFNER »(Germany),« NOVATEX UA »(Czech Republic),« CAMELA »(Poland) and others on new materials and technologies for the manufacture of clothing.

The department maintains close scientific relations and trains students and postgraduate students for different countries, including Russia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Poland, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany.

Teachers, postgraduate students are engaged in research on modern topics, including the development of resource-saving technologies of fibrous materials of tree bark, natural and artificial leather, creation of multifunctional materials and products, including health care of personnel and the environmental protection. Researches in the application of nanotechnology in the manufacture of products for various purposes were initiated.

Teachers, postgraduate students participate in inter-regional and international conferences, scientific and teaching seminars, maintain close relations with the Moscow State University of Design and Technologies, St. Petersburg State University of Technologies and Design, Ivanovo Textile Academy, Kishinev State University, Technical University of Iasi, Polytechnic Radomski (Poland), Dresden Textile University, technical University of Liberec (Czech Republic), Tashkent Institute of textile and light industry (Uzbekistan), University of Turkey and other leading universities of the world and cooperate with colleges and technical schools that are part of a scientific and methodical complex  of the university .

The department conducted the International Seminar "World of applied materials on Vilene InSights», where advanced materials for the manufacture of high quality clothing were demonstrated, a round table on the basis of the company "Volodarka" was held.

The International Seminar "Methodology of computer Designing in CAD and AvtoKroy" allows teachers and students to get acquainted with modern programs developed by colleagues from Belarus.