Educational Technologies for Training Personnel for the Digital Economy to be Presented at #EdCrunch-Tomsk

The #EdCrunch-Tomsk International Conference on New Educational Technologies will be held from May 30th, 2018 to June 1st, 2018 in “Russia`s student capital,” Tomsk State University. Around 1,000 participants and 127 Russian & international speakers are expected to take part in the conference, in addition to 10 presentations of new developments as part of the interactive #EdCrunch Park exhibition.

NUST MISIS Hosts African Student Union Day

On May 17th, 2018, NUST MISIS hosted African Student Union Day. Traditionally, the program consisted of artifact viewing, a concert, and a display of national cuisines. This year’s ceremony was the first with Daniel Bonner Mbil as the Chairman of the Union, and that played an important role during the proceedings.

NUST MISIS Included in the TOP-100 of the THE Ranking

NUST MISIS has significantly improved its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings, rising from 163rd to 99th. The University has shown excellent results despite increasing competition: in 2014, representatives of 20 different countries participated in the ranking, but in 2018 that number increased to 50.

NUST MISIS Scientists Scan Perhaps the Oldest Christian Temple in Russian Territory

NUST MISIS scientists, in collaboration with colleagues from both the P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Dagestan State University, have conducted an experiment with the help of muon radiography method (a modern method of scanning the internal structure of substances) that could turn out to be substantial. The research group non-invasively scanned the hidden space underground the northwestern part of the Naryn-Kala fortress (Derbent). The team is currently processing the information from the sensors.

Patent of the Week: Drilling in Diamonds

The Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) recognized the Russian Federation patent 2625832 as patent of the week (April 30th, 2018 to May 6th, 2018). This patent is NUST MISIS`s “Drill bit reinforced with diamond-cutting elements” development (authors: Polushin N.I., Maslov A.L., Laptev A.I., Kushkhabiev A.S., Kotelnikova O.S., Varshavskiy Y.S.).

NUST MISIS Hosts Press Tour for International Journalists

On April 24th-25th, 2018, journalists from the world`s leading mass media outlets visited NUST MISIS to get acquainted with one of the leading Russian universities in science, education, and technology. Representatives of the leading state information agencies from Italy, Greece, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, India and China examined NUST MISIS`s key scientific & technological locations & laboratories and went to working Moscow production plants where some of NUST MISIS’s advanced scientific achievements are used.

NUST MISIS and Sberbank Sign Cooperation Agreement

NUST MISIS, one of Russia`s leading technological universities, and Sberbank, the leader in Russian banking, have signed a cooperation agreement for the implementation of joint research and innovation projects aimed at the development of new technologies in priority areas of cooperation.