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Engineering Training for a Low-Carbon Transition in Industry

Marina V. Guravleva, Fauziia R. Garieva, Galina Yu. Klimentova, Roza G. Tagasheva
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Marina V. Zhuravleva, Dr. Sc. (Education), Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Technology of Basic Organic and Petrochemical Synthesis named after prof. G.H. Kamaya at Kazan National Research Technological University, Tatarstan, Russia; ORCID: 0000-0003-2574-173Х, Researcher ID: AHE-21233-2022, e-mail:

Fauziia R. Garieva, PhD in Chemistry, Associate Professor, Professor of the Department of Technology of Basic Organic and Petrochemical Synthesis named after prof. G.H. Kamaya at Kazan National Research Technological University, Tatarstan, Russia; ORCID: 0000-0002-3312-8954, Researcher ID: AHI-0392-2022, e-mail:

Galina Yu. Klimentova, PhD in Chemistry, Docent, Associate Professor of the Department of Technology of Basic Organic and Petrochemical Synthesis named after prof. G.H. Kamaya at Kazan National Research Technological University, Tatarstan, Russia; e-mail:

Roza G. Tagasheva, PhD in Chemistry, Associate Professor of the Department of Technology of Basic Organic and Petrochemical Synthesis named after prof. G.H. Kamaya at Kazan National Research Technological University, Tatarstan, Russia; ORCID: 0000-0001-8228-7903, Researcher ID: AAE-6983-2022, e-mail:


The implementation of a low-carbon transition in industry is an important factor in improving the climate situation. All industries in Russia have begun to implement low-carbon development plans, but this task is most relevant for companies in the energy sector, whose activities are accompanied by large carbon emissions. The low-carbon transformation of petrochemical enterprises is associated with the introduction of circular technologies, increasing energy efficiency, reducing emissions and unproductive combustion of hydrocarbon gases, and intersectoral integration. Therefore, companies are highly interested in innovative engineers ready to solve these problems. In this regard, this paper is devoted to the study of the features of engineering activities and engineering education in the conditions of low-carbon development and analysis of the readiness of the educational process to implement engineering chemical-technological training.

In order to study the content of engineering activities, the sustainable development strategies and the results of the low-carbon transformation of the leading industry companies were analyzed. Based on a survey of representatives of enterprises of various skill levels, the composition of the competencies of engineering personnel was determined, which included technological-transformational, environmental-regulatory, managerial-economic competencies of low-carbon development. For their formation, training program for chemical engineers has been developed, which is characterized by innovation, leading character, interdisciplinarity, a high level of environmental orientation, and the use of digital tools.

The article presents the pedagogical methods and practices implemented at the Kazan National Research Technological University. They present a promising field in the engineering preparation for the transition to a low-carbon production.

Keywords: low-carbon development, industry, petrochemical complex, engineer, education, competencies, educational program.



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