The founder of the department and its first head was a prominent scientist and educator, now academician of NAS RK, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor AA Ashimov
During the formation of the department has been carried out the selection of highly qualified teachers, priority research areas identified. The department began working Professor, Honored Scientist of the Kazakh SSR Tokhtabaev GM .; Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of Education of Kazakhstan Syzdykov D.ZH .; Professor Liu BN, Associate Professor Afanasiev AA and etc.
Subsequently, from 1971 to 1984. and from 1990 to 2001. head of the department was Professor Tokhtabaev GM, who was known in the country and the countries of the Commonwealth scholar and teacher.
From 2000 to October 2001 he headed the department student professor Tohtabaeva GM, Ph.D., Associate Professor SS Zhussupbekov On his initiative at the Department of Training and
Engineering Center for Automation and Drives "KazNRTU-Simens» was opened.
From 2001 to 2006 he was Head of the Department Associate Professor, Ph.D., Academician of IIA, Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan Koshimbaev Sh.K
Since September 2006 the head of the department became Prof. Suleimenov BA under his leadership the Department continues to effectively promote the training of specialists and scientific direction.
Over the years, the department issued thousands of engineers and bachelors, dozens of undergraduates and 16 doctoral students. The department is proud of its graduates, who make a great contribution to the development of science and industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mission and objectives
The department "Automation and Control" trains bachelors, masters graduate profile of the educational program "Automation of production processes" within GPIIR-2, scientific and pedagogical magistracy and PhdD doctors by specialty "Automation and Control";
We create human capital of the country with a modern knowledge, innovations and ways of their practical application.
The department sees itself well-known in the Republic of Kazakhstan scientific and pedagogical school, engaged in the development and application of the theory of automated control of technical and organizational facilities, research and development of automation systems and control of information, training of young scientists in cooperation with enterprises and organizations; as well as the prestigious department of the Kazakh National University named after KI Research Technical University Satpayev, providing higher professional education in the field of training: «Automation and Control».
- training of highly qualified personnel who understand the strategy of innovation and industrial development, able to create new approaches to the industrial diversification of the country, to support the sustainable economic development and to manage its growth on a qualitatively new competitive level, implementing the principle of learning throughout life;
- research on a global level with the practical application of the results in real industrial production.
As part of the mission and goals of the department, stated mission and goals of educational programs which trains bachelors, masters and doctors PhD in the field of "Automation and Control".