The Faculty is of the same age as the University. It trains competitive experts in the field of food, processing, light industri- es, services and design. For many years, the Technological Fa- culty has been the basic educational and scientific center in Central Asia. From 1961 to 1991 the faculty trained workers for food industries for Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and other countries. More than 1,200 students study at this faculty now. The faculty trains bachelors, certified specialists and masters. More than twenty thousand specialists were graduated from the faculty. There are eight departments at the faculty:
- Technology of canned products
- Food production technology;
- Public catering products technology;
- Food production machinery and equipment;
- Light industry products technology;
- Art design of products;
- Ecology and Protection of emergencies;
- Chemistry and chemical technology.
Graduates of FT work at the enterprises of food and light industries, in state structures, become entrepreneurs, and organize their own businesses. More than 90% of graduates are employed. Professor staff consists of high qualified specialists who were trained in leading educational and scientific centers in Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Germany, England, USA, Bulgaria and other countries. Professors of the faculty are actively engaged in researches on acute topics: the rational use of natural resources, environmental and health protection, biotechnology researches in the production of functional foods, the technology of textile and light industry, etc. Scientific-Research of Chemical Technological Institute (NEHTE) and Education Science-Technology Centre (Vos- tok-mir) successfully operate on the faculty base. The faculty laboratories are equipped with modern equipment and allow to perform a complex analysis of food products quality and develop new production technologies.
The Technological Faculty – is a constantly updated dynamic body.