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Russian Universities are Afraid of Technological Competitions

In general, Russian universities are not eager to participate in technological competitions as they are afraid to underperform in fields where they have notable financing, authority, and educational programs. Mikhail Filonov, the NUST MISIS Vice-Rector of Research & Development, expressed such an opinion, formed over years of observations, at the panel discussion “Prize competitions: A new path to open innovations”, held at the Open Innovations Forum 2017.

NUST MISIS Boxers are Winners at Russia’s Boxing Championship

NUST MISIS graduates and students recently won seven medals, including three gold medals, in Grozny, where the Russian Boxing Championship for men was held. The contestants competed for prizes given by Ramzan Kadyrov, Head of the Chechen Republic. Altogether, 290 boxers from 52 Russian regions participated in the championship.

Mikhail Kovalchuk, President of NRC “Kurchatov Institute”: “MegaScience Projects are Attempts to Overcome Humanity’s Resource Crisis”

MegaScience projects are the scientific community’s attempt to respond to global challenges facing humanity. Only with the help of projects of a MegaScience level is it possible to overcome the resource crisis which otherwise will inevitably lead to global catastrophe. Mikhail Kovalchuk, President of the NRC “Kurchatov Institute” and a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, announced this thesis at the opening ceremony of the IV international conference “Crystal physics and the deformation behavior of promising materials”.

NUST MISIS New Lab to Study High-Permeability Powders for Lithium-Air Batteries and Oncology

The new research & education lab “Perspective Precision Materials”, equipped with METKON equipment for sample processing and the research of precision materials, was recently opened at NUST MISIS. Vasily Bautin, Ph.D. and leading researcher at the NUST MISIS Department of Steel Metallurgy, New Production Technologies, & Metal Protection, has been appointed the lab’s head.