#EdCrunch2018 Presents: Yu-kai Chou, Gamification Guru — “Learn with Games!”

Yu-kai Chou, world-renowned expert in gamification, guru of behavioral design, creator of the 8 Core Drives “Octalysis” and the author of “Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards” will give a lecture at the 5th annual #EdCrunch conference, Europe`s largest international conference on educational technologies, taking place in Moscow on October 1st and 2nd, 2018. He will talk about how to improve the efficiency of studies by playing.

Durability Test: Scientists Discover How to Predict Life of Implants without Animal Testing

An international team of researchers consisting of scientists from NUST MISIS and their German colleagues has developed a technology to study the behavior of orthopedic implants in laboratory conditions as close as possible to the human body. The technology is notable for its ethics: the research can be carried out in vitro — that is, without involving lab animals. The research article has been published in the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials.

HUNTING “DARK” MATTER: NUST MISIS and CERN Open Enrollment for a Unique Joint Program in Engineering-Physics

NUST MISIS and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), in partnership with international educational centers such as INFN, “Federico II” University of Naples, the University of Zurich, and the Imperial College of London have announced the start of the fall session of a joint educational program. The course’s main goal is to train young specialists to develop advanced technologies and materials in the search for new physical effects in CERN experiments.

NUST MISIS Holds International Summer School “Materials and Technologies”

From August 19th to 31st, 2018, NUST MISIS held the international summer school “Materials and Technologies” for international students interested in materials science, and inorganic & physical chemistry. The program included courses on materials and technologies for solar energy, biomaterials, and IT-technologies in materials science, as well as the study of materials and technologies for digital design and 3D printing.

Young NUST MISIS Scientist Named “Metallurgist of the Year”

Alexander Komissarov, head of the NUST MISIS Laboratory of Hybrid Nanostructured Materials, has been named the winner of the first annual “Metallurgist of the Year” award in the “Metal Chemistry” nomination. The Russian consulting company “Aksalit” and Ural Federal University, named after Boris Yeltsin, the first President of the Russian Federation, are the competition’s founders.

NUST MISIS and Mankiewicz Sign Cooperation Agreement

On August 28th, 2018, NUST MISIS and Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co. signed a cooperation agreement as part of the business-platform Future Industrial Fashion, which was held at the NUST MISIS Kinetika (Kinetics) High Complexity Prototyping Center, and was devoted to the latest trends in industrial design.

Invisible Needles: International Team of Scientists Develop a Method for Cloaking Nano-Sensors for Optics and Biomedicine

An international group of scientists from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and NUST MISIS has developed a model of a new metamaterial, which will improve the accuracy of nano-sensors in optics and biomedicine by cloaking them from external radiation. The article reporting the results has been recently published in Scientific Reports, a high rank, prestigious interdisciplinary journal, edited by Nature Publishing House.

Neurointerface and a Jedi’s Equipment: NUST MISIS Presents the Latest Military Developments at “ARMY-2018”

At the International Military-Technical Forum “ARMY-2018” NUST MISIS will present a unique conceptual model of military gear that can recognize the enemy, communicate with the squad, & neutralize anti-personnel mines, a neurointerface for communication with patients who have suffered a stroke, a fire-fighting suit for rescuers, destruction sensors, and other new high-tech materials.

Reincarnation of Plastic: Recycling of Household Waste at Home and a Printer that Prints Details for Itself to be Presented at Maker Faire Moscow 2018

On September 8th and 9th, 2018, Maker Faire Moscow 2018, the largest international festival where the latest technologies and traditional crafts meet, will be held in Gorky Park through the support of the Garage Museum. The organizer, the NUST MISIS FabLab, will present a series of hand-assembled machines for recycling and re-using plastic, a nettle 3D printing, and a unique 3D printer called Mothra that can print details for itself.

#EdCrunch2018 Presents: Josh Bersin on the Revolution in the HR-Technologies Market

Josh Bersin—a brilliant analyst, forecaster, educator, and author of several bestsellers—is a legend among specialists in the field of Human Resources. Bersin will give a lecture at the 5th annual #EdCrunch conference, Europe`s largest international conference on educational technologies, held in Moscow on October 1st and 2nd, 2018. The world-renowned expert will talk about the reasons for and possible consequences of the revolution that the HR-technology market is currently undergoing.

#EdCrunch2018 Presents: Cases on Digital Transformation from Five Leading American Universities

Experts from leading American universities — leaders in the field of the development and implementation of new educational technologies — will take part in #EdCrunch2018, the 5th Global conference in the field of new educational technologies that will be held in Moscow on October 1st and 2nd, 2018. Representatives of Cornell University, the University of Michigan, the University of Arizona, the University of Central Florida, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology are among the conference’s participants.