The 4th-year student of the Belarusian-Russian University Sergei Vereshchak with the thesis “Modernization of the automatic speed limiter for Nissan Leaf” received the 2nd degree diploma at the International Competition of Graduation Theses (engineering, physical and mathematical sciences, earth science) held on July 15, 2020. The competition was organized by the Interclover.ru project (Nizhny Novgorod, the Russian Federation). The thesis was prepared under the guidance of Olga V. Obidina, Ph.D in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor. Vasily N. Sharkov, senior lecture of the Department of Electric Drive and Automation of Industrial Units, provided technical advice.
The International Competition of Graduation Theses has been held since 2017. In 2020, 620 graduation theses were submitted for consideration in the competition.
The Department of Electric Drive and Automation of Industrial Units has been offering courses in automotive electrical systems since 2007.
This year, the department is launching the course “Automotive electrical equipment and electric vehicles”. Nissan LEAF is a pure electric vehicle powered only by electricity. It is used in the laboratory of the Department of Electric Drive and Automation of Industrial Units to support learning activities of students majoring in “Electrical equipment of automobiles and tractors” and can be used for teaching the course “Automotive electrical equipment and electric vehicles” as well.