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Hidden State of Matter to Speed Up Computer Work by 10 Times

An international group of scientists, including NUST MISIS’s Professor Serguei Brazovskii, recently presented their research on altostratus materials of tantalum disulfide, which shows that the material’s opposition could be countered with a unique high speed revolution of an electrical conductor to an insulator and back. Ultrafast switching allows the use of the material in modern electronics as a nonvolatile element of memory for the new generation.

NUST MISIS Holds the First Mini Maker Faire in Russia

On July 9th & 10th, 2016, for the very first time in Russia, NUST MISIS hosted the Moscow Mini Maker Faire, the world`s most famous festival of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. Moscow Mini Maker Faire — 2016 was organized under the international license of Maker Media, the famous founder of the maker movement.

NUST MISIS Young Scientists Create Car-Friendly Miniature Coffee Machine

A team of engineers from Karfidov Lab, an engineering design laboratory created within NUST MISIS, has developed a prototype of a portable wireless coffee machine small enough to fit into a car’s cup holder. This battery-powered miniature device can both serve as a full-fledged coffee machine and a water cooler, and can be operated using a mobile app.

NUST MISIS Scientists Create New-Generation Energy System

A group of NUST MISIS scientists has developed a unique hybrid energy system which couples a wind turbine and a photovoltaic array and which can be used in remote areas, farms and eco cities, while also significantly reducing the cost of energy.

NUST MISIS Endowment Fund Shows the Best Dynamic of Development Among Russian Universities

In 2015, NUST MISIS’s endowment fund showed the highest rate of growth among the endowments of Russian universities. The university nearly doubled its endowment, from 68 million rubles to 128.3 million rubles. This was announced at the IV International Forum of Universities held by RAEX Ranking Agency, where the university was awarded with the diploma for “Efficient Communications with Alumni”.

NUST MISIS at NAFSA International Educational Expo

From May 29th to June 3rd, 2016, the 68th NAFSA: Annual Conference & Expo is being held in Denver, Colorado (USA). NUST MISIS, along with other leading Russian universities, is participating in the event in a joint booth representing Project 5-100.

Number of Iranian Students to increase at NUST MISIS

On June 1st, 2016, for the very first time, NUST MISIS hosted a meeting with a delegation from the leading higher education institute in Iran, K. N. Toosi University of Technology. The parties gathered to discuss a direction of cooperation between the two universities.

NUST MISIS Develops Cooperation with Leading Australian Universities

On May 17th, 2016, NUST MISIS hosted a meeting with representatives from such leading Australian universities as La Trobe University, University of Melbourne, Monash University, and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University). The Australian delegation was led by Damian Spencer, representative of the Government of the Victoria state.

NUST MISIS Administration Meets with International Students

On May 16th, 2016, NUST MISIS administration met with international students. The main topics of the meeting were overcoming the language barrier and the development of the Center for Russian as a Foreign Language, which includes an increase in study hours, the creation of individual programs for students, and the constant improvement of teaching staff. Additionally, administration fielded questions on the student residence halls’ living conditions, plans for national holiday events, and the development of sports and cultural infrastructure.