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Dr. Marina Nikandrova

Associate Professor 

Engineering Education



Ph.D. — Engineering Science, Kazan National Research Technical University, Kazan (2007)

M.S. — Management, High School of Economics, Moscow (2021)

B.S. (specialist) — Internal Combustion Engines; Kazan National Research Technical University, Kazan (2004)


2018 – present

Associate Professor

Department of Automotive Engines and Service

Assistant of GRIAT program “Automotive Engineering”

Kazan National Research Technical University, Kazan, Russia

2004 – 2018

Senior lecturer

Department of Automotive Engines and Service

Kazan National Research Technical University, Kazan, Russia

Honors Grant of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan on training, retraining and internships of citizensin the Russian and foreign educational and scientific organizations

Courses typically taught

Vehicle Engines

This course about the principle of operation of the main units of the vehicle power units. The subjectof study are classification of power plants, the basic laws of actual working cycles, estimated indicators, operating modes and characteristics of internal combustion engines, the design of their parts and assemblies, power and thermal loads, engine balancing, calculation of transport systems.


Research and Publication The professional interests include study of regularity the conversion of chemical energy of fuel into mechanical work in internal combustion engines; the influence of the main constructive, regime-operational and atmospheric-climatic factors on the course of working processes in the internal combustion engine; reliability and the formation of performance indicators and engine performance; environmental impact; modern methods of improving technical and economic indicators and reducing emissions and noise emissions; the main criteria for the improvement of motor vehicles and their development directions.

Selected Publications

 V.G. KRYUKOV, A.L. ABDULLIN, M.V. NIKANDROVA, AND I.I. SAFIULLIN Application of the DRGEP and Engagement Methods to Reduce the Reaction Mechanisms for Calculation of Chemically Non-Equilibrium Flows in Aircraft Engine Nozzles

 A. P. Spilimbergo, V. G. Krioukov, M.V. Nikandrova. Reduction of reaction mechanism by methods of DRGEP and of engagement. XXXVII Congresso Nacional de Matemática Aplicada Computacional CNMAC 2017. Proceeding Series of the Brazilian Society of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Brazil, 2017

 Vladimir L. Romanovsky, Ekaterina I. Zagrebina, Marina V. Nikandrova, Larisa N. Gorina, Larisa A. Zimina, Vladimir M. Afanasiev. Using The Method Of «Tree Structure» For An Analysis Of The Impact On The Environment. Modern Journal of Language Teaching Methods. Vol. 8, Issue 8, August 2018.


Work in progress

Designing of educational programs




Contact Details

German-Russian Institute Of Advanced Technologies

Chetaev Str. 18a, 420126

Faculty: Institute for Aviation, Land Transportation and Power Engineering

Department: Automotive Engines and Service

Office hours: Mo-Fr 8-17h

Phone: +79503178429

Email: griat@kai.ru