Vice Rector for Academic Affairs

Chair, Department of Innovations in Chemical Engineering

phone: +7 (843) 231-43-47

e-mail: sultanova@kstu.ru

Doctor Dilbar Sultanova received her specialist degree in chemistry in 1997, and her PhD in economics in 2000. Both degrees were granted by Kazan National Research Technological University. Further postdoctoral studies resulted in obtaining Doctor of Economics degree, granted by St-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics (ENGECON) in 2009. The postdoctoral research was focused on the influence of a market structure on innovative activities of Russian chemical and petrochemical companies. The research was supported by the scholarship of the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. Dilbar continued her career in Kazan National Research Technological University at the position of the Chair of the Department of Economics and Management in Nizhnekamsk Chemical Engineering Institute in 2002-2012. She supervised several projects for Tatarstan chemical and petrochemical companies in the years 2002-2007 and headed the Department of Macroeconomic Research in Advanced Economic Research Center in the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan in the years 2007-2010. Her contribution to the projects was the supervision of their economic sections (including setting of research objectives, project supervision, economic assessment, report writing, presentations, and publishing of research discoveries). She was personally involved in the strategic planning of economic development at a regional level. All these research activities contributed to her outstanding professional recognition confirmed by the awards given by the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Dr. Sultanova is currently the Dean of the FACULTY OF CHEMISTRY AND TECHNOLOGY OF POLYMERS IN MEDICINE AND COSMETICS and chairing the Department of Innovations in Chemical Engineering at Kazan National Research Technological University. At this position she became the winner of the U.S. Russia Foundation grants focused on youth entrepreneurship development. Her current area of responsibilities includes development of multidisciplinary undergraduate and post graduate entrepreneurship programs at Kazan National Research Technological University, especially for Nizhnekamsk petrochemical cluster. She is also responsible for organisation of various entrepreneurship promotion events such as Best Student Business Plan competitions for the students pursuing their degrees in polymers. Dilbar is the author or co-author of 5 textbooks, and over 50 research papers. She is currently the member of the Dissertation Council in Economics at Kazan National Research Technological University.