January 13 to May 31, 2021
From January 13 to May 31, 2021, online master classes were held as part of the EU Erasmus + project "New and innovative courses in precision agriculture" NICOPA. Professors of European partner universities: Technical University of Berlin (Germany), EXOLAUNCH Spin-off Company of the Technical University of Berlin, Czech University of Life Sciences (Czech Republic), Agrarian University of Plovdiv (Bulgaria) delivered different and very interesting lectures in the field of precision agriculture, which our educators can apply in piloting an educational program.
So, prof. Dimo Atanasov. Prof. Krum Hristov and prof. Juliet Arnaudova from Bulgaria gave lectures on modern agriculture and business, global navigation satellite systems (NAVSTAR, GLONASSm Galileo), the use of Landsat and Sentinel satellites for monitoring agricultural fields; Professors of the Czech University of Life Sciences: Franisek Kumhala, Jan Chyba and Zhitka Kumkhalova lectured on yield sensors for precision agriculture, the use of spectral information; Professors of the Technical University of Berlin and Spin-off EXOLAUNCH Elena Stepanova and Elena Eingorn delivered lectures on CubeSat technology and soft skills for engineers.
Online master classes were attended by lecturers, doctoral students and employers of partner universities of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan: S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Sh. Ualikhanov Kokshetau University, M. Kozybaev North Kazakhstan University, M. Ulugbek National University of Uzbekistan, Tashkent University of Information Technologies, Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers, S. Niyazov Turkmen State University of Agriculture, Turkmen Agricultural Institute and Turkmen State Institute of Architecture and Construction.
Upon completion of the master classes, students will receive international certificates.