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    The founder of the Department of Automobiles and Tractors was Ph.D. in Engineering, Associate Professor Petro Brailchuk (1922 - 1985 y.)

    Peter Leontievich was born in the Bila Tserkva city Kyiv region. Since 1939 he was been the Kharkov Aviation Institute student. Since 1940 - the driver of the Red Army. He was a member of the Great Patriotic War.
    In 1949 he graduated from the Central Asian Industrial Institute. From 1952 to 1955 - studied in graduate school at the Moscow Automobile and Road Institute (MADI). In 1955 he defended his PhD thesis.
   From 1956 he worked at the Kharkiv Automobile and Road Institute (HADI). The title of associate professor was conferred in 1958. Since 1958 – he was the head of the Automobile Transport Department of the Tajik Polytechnic Institute.
    Since 1975 – he acted Professor of the “Mechanical Engineering Technology” Department in Kremenchug Branch of Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute (KPI). For his scientific activity, Peter Leontievich published 36 scientific papers, received 5 author's certificates.

    From 1979 to 1985 Ph.D. in Engineering, Associate Professor Yuriy Derkach headed the staff of the department .
   He was born in 1934 in the village of Razdolnoye, Tambov District, Amur Region. He graduated with honors the Kharkov Aviation Institute in 1958.
    From 1958 to 1971 he worked at the USSR defense company.
    From 1965 to 1969 he studied in absentia at the postgraduate course of KhAI.
    Since 1971 he worked at the KhAI as a senior lecturer, later as an assistant professor. In 1974 he defended his PhD thesis. In 1978 he was awarded the rank of associate professor.
    From 1979 to 1985 worked as the head of the "Cars and tractors" department of the Kremenchug branch of Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute (KbHPI).
   From 1989 to 2000 – was head of the “Automobile building”  department of the Advanced Training Faculty at the Kremenchug Branch of Kharkiv Polytechnic University.
   He has 15 scientific papers, 3 copyright certificates for the invention, a monograph.

    In 1985 Ph.D. in Engineering, Associate Professor Volodymyr Shapko was headed the department.
   He was born in 1946 in Nogaisk city, Zaporizhzhya region. In 1969 he graduated from the Pavlodar Industrial Institute and remained as a teacher there until 1971.
   In 1971 he entered full-time postgraduate study at the Moscow Automobile-Road Institute (MADI), completed it and defended his dissertation in 1974 for the Ph.D. in engineering degree.  For sixteen years, from 1968 to 1984, he worked at the Pavlodar Industrial Institute as an assistant, senior lecturer, associate professor. The title of associate professor was conferred in 1979.
    In 1984 he came to Kremenchug and in 1985 he was elected by contest for the Automobile and tractors department head.
   He has more than 100 scientific papers, 9 copyright certificates and patents, 4 education textbooks.

    Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Anatoliy Saltus headed the department Since December 1995.
    He was born in 1944 in Minsk. In 1966 he graduated with honors Lviv Polytechnic Institute.
     From 1969 to 1971 he served in the ranks of the Soviet Army.
     After the army until 1980, he worked at the Kremenchug Automobile Plant (KrAZ) as a master, test engineer, chief of the bureau. 1973 - 1974 – he had a business trip to Bolivia and Peru.
    In 1978, after completing his postgraduate studies at the Kyiv Automobile and Road Institute (KADI) he defended his PhD thesis.
     In 1980 he was invited to the  Automobiles and Tractors Department for a senior scientist. Since 1987  he worked as s senior lecturer, associate professor. The title of associate professor was conferred in 1993.
     He defended his doctoral dissertation at the Specialized Council of the Ukrainian Transport University in 1995. This year he became the "Cars and tractors" department head.
   He was awarded the scientific title of professor in 2003. He has a monograph, 3 education textbooks, more than 100 scientific papers, author's certificates.

    Since March 2015 the duties of the department head have been entrusted to the Ph.D. in engineering, associate professor Klimov Eduard Serhiiovych.
   He was born in 1973 in Komsomolsk Poltava region. He graduated from the Kremenchug branch of Kharkiv Polytechnic University  in specialty “Automobile and Tractor Engineering” in 1996.
   He worked as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Automobiles and Tractors of  Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrogradsky National University from 1998. Served as the University admissions committee responsible secretary.
   Since 2008 he has studied at the graduate school of Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrogradsky National University in specialty 05.22.02 – «Cars and tractors». Defended his PhD thesis in the specialized academic council of Lviv Polytechnic National University in march 2013.
   Since 2013 – he work as an associate professor of the cars and tractors department. The title of associate professor was conferred in 2015. He has more than 25 scientific papers and author's certificatessor in 2003. He has a monograph, 3 education textbooks, more than 100 scientific papers, author's certificates.