27.04.04 Engineering system control

The training program will be of interest to those interested in researching and designing control systems for various vehicles (manned and unmanned aircraft, rocket complexes, spacecraft, etc.) to ensure reliable and high-quality functioning of their engineering systems and technologies. It is one of the most practice-oriented Master’s programs, and the knowledge and skills one acquires there has a very wide range of applications.

Level of education:
Master’s degree
Form of training:
Full-time (daytime)
Place of training:
Moscow
Entrance examination:
— Higher mathematics
Profiles and specializations:
Computer control and data processing in engineering systems
Students explore the automatic control systems of aerospace complexes, special robotic complexes, unmanned craft, autonomous vehicles, and various engineering systems of armaments.
This Master’s program includes theoretical instruction and practical training in creation and operational maintenance of, and research into, monitoring-and-control systems of sophisticated technical complexes which obtain and process data about the environment, natural and man-made objects to ultimately exert correcting control on the engineering systems.
Students pursuing the program use modern training laboratories and computer classes. The program is integrated with the bachelor’s programs and adapted to the needs of specific employers.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • researcher in engineering system control
  • control systems research engineer
  • control systems development engineer
  • information technology engineer
Specialized disciplines
  • Systems analysis
  • Methods of modern control theory
  • Mathematical simulation of objects and control systems
  • Computer control tools in engineering systems
  • Object and control system identification
  • Information technology in engineering systems research
  • Control system design
  • Intelligent knowledge management and data processing techniques
  • Adaptation and optimization of complex dynamic objects control
  • Computer-aided design of control tools and systems
  • On-board monitoring-and-control systems
Graduating departments:
•    Automated Systems Department
•    Core Department No. 539 on Aerospace Data Processing and Control Systems
Aircraft control systems and their components
This area of training is suitable for those interested in creating modern highly reliable automatic control systems for rocket complexes and spacecraft. The program’s curriculum was designed by highly qualified rocket and space system experts with extensive practical experience in creating modern control systems for both onboard and ground aerospace complexes.
Upon completion of this Master’s program, the student will acquire the competence to take full account of complex systems design and operation specificities in developing controls for spacecraft and rocket complexes; to develop electronic instruments and mathematical support and computer software for complex control systems on board rocket and space systems; and to provide the required degree of reliability for complex automatic control systems.

Students receive theoretical instruction and practical training in the field of design, research, manufacture and operation of aircraft control systems and tools, and in developing modern software and hardware for research, design, monitoring, flaw detection and performance testing of automatic and automated aircraft control systems.

The students of this program have access to real-life workstations, modern laboratory, metrological and technological equipment, laboratory benches, computers, and monitoring and measuring instruments essential to their education.
Professions that a graduate can choose
  • industrial engineer
  • mechanical engineer
  • electronics engineer
  • software developer
Specialized disciplines
  • Computer control technology in engineering systems
  • Distributed data processing
  • Mathematical foundations of control systems theory
  • Modern control system hardware and software
  • Microprocessors and microcontrollers
  • Information technology in the design of integrated aircraft navigation systems
  • Strapdown navigation systems
  • Neurocomputers and neural network regulators
  • Technical diagnostics of control systems
Graduating departments:
Core Department No. 530 on Automation and Control