Head of the Departament
I. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SPECIALTY
The Department of Industrial and Product Design (DIPD) was established on the basis of the Chair Industrial and Product Design (CIPD), founded in 1998 on the basis of specialty “Industrial design” taught at the Department of Projecting Design and Manufacture of Agricultural Machinery (DPMAM).
Today, within the department are prepared specialists in specialty “Design”, which is the only one in the education system of the Republic of Moldova on creative activity in field of designing aesthetic appearance of industrial products, which is built on the achievements of human activity in various fields – plastic arts, engineering, technology, economics, sociology, etc. and aims at raising the competitiveness and performance thereof.
In the Specialties Nomenclature of Republic of Moldova, the specialty “Industrial Design” from 2004 is of specialty code 521.7.
II. DIDACTIC-METHODICAL ACTIVITY
Didactic-methodical activity ensures the development and implementation educational plans that correspond to the basic concept of the specialty for training and obtaining professional knowledge and skills necessary for creative activities in the fields of aesthetic appearance design of industrial products of universal consumption etc. In the educational process there are used modern training methods and is created the opportunity for the student to feel the complete cycle of design and realization of the aesthetics form of the industrial product, the priority directions being the research and design in the field of bio-design, eco-design.
III. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITY AND CREATION
The specialty “Industrial Design” is a creative one, aiming at designing the form of an industrial product with esthetic performance (technical systems, furniture, packaging, household appliances, toys and other industrial objects), taking into account the aesthetic s, technical, technological , environmental, economic requirement. The scientific research is concentrated in the following areas:
- Study the volumetric-spatial structure of industrial products;
- Bonic design in industrial product design forms;
- Theory and Methodology of Industrial Design.
Students and staff of the department participate in conferences, exhibitions, national and international competitions, where they were mentioned with more than 80 diplomas, cups, medals (gold, silver and bronze).
IV. MATERIAL AND TECHNICAL BASE
The Department has a developed infrastructure, which is used in the teaching activity. Spaces for didactic activity are equipped with the necessary technical means and include: an assisted design center endowed with computer network and graphic stations, interactive board, printers, plotters, scanners etc.; two design workshops; a layout-modeling workshop; a drawing and painting workshop.
DID fruitfully collaborates with the University “Transilvania” of Brasov, Romania and State Academy of Design and Arts in Harkov, Ukraine in the areas of: creation, research, didactic activity, exhibition, scientific and methodical, student practices, cultural, continuous; bilateral achievements in integration activities in European and world education system.
VI. COMPOSITION OF THE DEPARTMENT
Valeriu PODBORSCHI, DID head of the department
Industrial designer, assoc.prof.,, graduated from the Academy of Design and Arts in Kharkov, Ukraine, specialty “Industrial Design”, author of over 50 scientific works and patents. Founder of the specialty “Industrial Design” titular of the subjects “Fundamentals of industrial design” and “Workshop – design”, participant in over 30 conferences, national and international exhibitions, holding two cups AGEPI, multiply rewarded with gold, silver and bronze medals at the design competitions in the country and abroad.
Mechanical engineer, doctor of techn.sc., assoc.prof., graduate of UTM, specialty “Technology of machine building”, author of over 30 scientific works and 5 patents, co-author of 3 manuals. He worked in five research projects, titular of the courses “Art of engineering design”, “Automated Design Systems”, participant in national and international exhibitions and conferences, winning multiple gold and silver medals, AGEPI Cup.
Plastic artist, assoc.prof., founder of the specialty “Industrial Design”, a titular member of Artists Union of Moldova, member of AUAP UNESCO, a graduate of the Institute of Fine Arts “Suricov” in Moscow, Russia, titular of discipline “Workshop artistic drawing and painting “. Participant in numerous group and personal art exhibitions, two in Romania, author of poems and poetry volumes. More than 30 illustrated books and periodical collaborations with the newspaper “Literature and Art” and ” University Messenger “. Honorary diploma holder of the European Academy of Fine Arts, Brussels.
Plastic Artist, Senior Lecturer, Master in the design, graduated from the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts, specialty “Applied Decorative Arts”, Chisinau, member of the Artists Union of Moldova, titular of the course “Artistic Drawing and Painting”, “Modeling shape “. Participant in national and international Biennale exhibitions of Fine Arts, Decorative Applied Arts, Biennia, of Painting. 2000 – Youth Award given by UAP Moldova, 2008 – Award of the National Museum “George Enescu” Bucharest, offered the exhibition contest “Moldavian Salons 2008”
Plastic Artist, doctor of pedagogy, associate professor, member of the Artists Union of Moldova, graduated from the Academy of Design and Arts, Kharkov, Ukraine, Doctorate in Moscow. Titular of the subjects “Colours”, “Fundamentals of the design composition”, “Fundamentals of form creation.” He participated in republican exhibitions of creation, the Fine Arts teachers institutions in Moldova, symposiums, personal exhibitions and symposiums with questions of modern pedagogical technologies in education and training arts. Participant in national and international exhibitions of paintings and decorative arts. Holder of the Order “Labour Glory” and other state awards. Author of several books, didactic works, and scientific articles, author of the pictorial cycle of works intitled “Plastic Eminesciana” of painting easel painting and monumental, under the private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Romania, France, Canada. autor al ciclului de opere picturale sub genericul „Eminesciana plastică” de pictură de şevalet şi monumentală, aflate în colecţii particulare din Ucraina, Rusia, România, Franţa, Canada.
Designer, Senior Lecturer, Master of Industrial Design, the UTM graduate, specialty “Industrial design” PhD student – visual arts, the National Youth Prize Laureate of 2011. Titular of the discipline “Workshop-design”, holder of an international registration to WIPO (The Hague ). Active participant in national and international exhibitions in the field of design and photography. INVENTICA medalist within the saloons, INFOINVENT Iasi and Chisinau. Prize holder of the Artists Union of Moldova and the Ministry of Youth and Tourism of Moldova in several art exhibitions, organized in Chisinau and Bacau. Awarded with scholarship of residence offered by the Romanian Cultural Institute in Paris in 2009.
Designer, Senior Lecturer, Master of Design, graduate of the Technical University of Moldova, specialty “Industrial Design”, the ASM doctoral studies, author of 14 scientific publications. Participant in competitions, exhibitions and specialized national scientific conferences in the country and abroad. Titular of course “the mockup”, “Ergonomics and aesthetics processing” or “Packaging design”, “Architecture and design in industry” and “design furniture and wooden products.” Author of “Course Notes” for the discipline, “Ergonomics and aesthetics industrial”.
Associate Professor, Doctor of Chemistry, the Institute of Technology graduate, Odessa. Author of over 50 scientific articles and publications on natural substances in chemistry domain, crystallography and intellectual property protection, titular of the discipline “Copyright”. Worked as head of the Department of Patents and Inventions of the UTM for over 20 years.
Physician-Surgeon, Doctor in medicine, associate professor, graduate of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “N. Testemiţanu “General Medicine Faculty (1993). Titular of the course “Plastic Anatomy”. Author of over 20 scientific works and 5 patents. Holder of the 3 gold medals, 3 silver medals, 3 diplomas. For outstanding work in the field of medicine owns Diploma of the Ministry of Health of Moldova.
Designer, senior lecturer, titular of the subjects: “Art History”, “History of design”, “industrial packaging and graphics.” Graduate of University of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia, specialty “Industrial Design”.
Artist of Fine Arts, senior lecturer, graduated from the Pedagogical University “K. D. Usinsk “, Odessa, Ukraine, a titular member of Artists Union of Moldova, titular of the discipline “Workshop artistic drawing and painting.” Participant in numerous group and personal art exhibitions. Author of several monumental works.
University asistant. Studies: Industrial Design.
Senior lecturer, engineer.
University lecturer. Studies: Industrial design and product design.
Associate professor, doctor of technical sciences, engineer.
Engineer – Cat. I, a graduate of Polytechnic Institute “S. Lazo “from Chisinau, specialty “Urbanism”. Decorated with medals “Veteran of labor” and ” Eminent of Labour”.
Mechanical Engineer, Head of Laboratory, a graduate of the Agricultural Institute, specialty “Operation and repair of cars, tractors and agricultural machinery.” Author of 10 publications and 20 inventions, holder of the medal “Inventor of the USSR”, 1984. Participant of scientific conferences in the country and abroad.
Designer, a university assistant, Master student of the Technical University of Moldova, the study program “Industrial Design”.
Mechanical Engineer, Head of the workshop „mockup”, a graduate of UTM, specialty “Technology of machine building”.