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History of University


The first time in Kazakhstan, the training of power engineers was started on the basis of the Kazakh Polytechnic Institute.


The Power Engineering Department of KazPTI is allocated to an independent university – Almaty Power Engineering Institute (APEI).


Daukeev Gumarbek Zhusupbekovich (1996-2014) – the first rector of non-profit JSC “AUPET”
The first rector of the “AUPET” (1997-1994) Daukeev Gumarbek Zhusupbekovich – candidate of technical sciences, academic professor. In 1971, he graduated the Power Engineering Department of the Kazakh Polytechnic Institute (now KazNTU named after K.I. Satpayev), specializing in heat power energy systems. He started his career at the power engineering department of KazPTI, which in 1975 was separated into an independent Almaty power engineering institute, in 1997 – transformed into the Almaty Institute of Power Engineering and Telecommunications, and in 2010 – to the Almaty University of Power Engineering and Telecommunications, where he worked for more than 40 years at various positions – from the assistant to the rector of the university.
Under the leadership of G.Zh. Daukeev, investment projects of development of a number of power stations and RECs of Kazakhstan were developed at the request of economic entities. He took part in the development of long-term development plans for JSC “KEGOC”, JSC “Samruk-Energo”, master plan for the development of energy Kazakhstan’s for 2012-2030. He published more than 70 scientific papers, including 6 inventions and 3 monographs. He was awarded five government and six departmental awards.


An agreement was signed on opening Regional Academy of CISCO in AUPET


Almaty Institute of Power Engineering and Telecommunications has received the status of a university.


The first school of 3D printing and robotics in Kazakhstan was opened