Announced at the NUST MISIS Mining Advisory Council meeting, held on March 23rd, the NUST MISIS Interuniversity Center for Strategic Management and Conjuncture of Commodity Markets aimed at preparing senior managers for mining field enterprises, will start operations later this year.
Following the recent meeting of the Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Global Research and Education Centers, held from 18 to 19 March, NUST MISIS has officially been categorized as a part of the “first wave” group, which is recommended to receive funding levels to the amount of 900 million rubles.
From 1st to 4th March, 2016, NUST MISIS hosted the Fifth Meeting of the International Scientific Advisory Council. The Council meeting involved the participation of some of the world`s leading scientists, hailing from Cambridge, Stanford, Technion and other world-class centers for research and education.
NUST MISiS scientists have developed a new technology for making “nuclear batteries” with nickel-63 isotopes for various sectors, including healthcare and space research.
NUST MISiS completed an engineering prototyping center named “Center for Industrial Prototyping of High Complexity”. The center will be put into operation in autumn 2016.
On January 28th, 2016, NUST MISiS held the round-table “Development of cooperation in the fields of mining, education and science between Russia and the Latin American countries”. The leading experts discussed greater interaction between the countries in education, science, and the metallurgical and mining industries.
NUST MISiS is the only Russian university entering the Times Higher Education: World’s Best Small Universities Ranking. The ranking represents the world`s best small 20 universities offering the wide range of subjects. NUST MISiS has ranked the 19th position in the ranking.
Scientists at NUST MISiS developed a nanocarbon material for recuperators in hybrid vehicles. The material allows scientists to make hybrid vehicles more environmentally friendly and reduce fuel consumption by 30%.
NUST MISiS has confirmed its position as the leading scientific and educational center in the field of materials science in Russia. The international consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers has announced such results on the NUST MISiS Supervisory Board meeting.
NUST MISiS hosted the meeting of Philip G. Altbach, member of the International Council under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, with the university`s administration to discuss liberalization of higher education.
The first stage of putting a new metallurgical plant into operation was completed in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The plant works on the basis of the innovative Russian Romelt technology developed by NUST MISiS scientists.
NUST MISiS under support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation held the II International Conference EdCrunch. The culmination of the conference was the launch of the National Online Education Platform developed by the Russian leading universities.
Through the application of quantum mechanical modelling calculated with the use of computational capability, the Laboratory for the Modeling and Development of New Materials (NUST MISiS) research team, led by visiting professor I. Abrikosov (Linkoeping University, Sweden), theoretically substantiated the results of a unique experiment conducted earlier by Bayreuth University (Germany) scientists on metallic osmium compression under the extreme pressure of more than 7.7 million atmospheres.