Alyona Nikiforova, a high school student from the NUST MISIS engineering class project from Moscow school № 1080, has won the Russian stage of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. She will present her scientific and practical development in Pittsburgh (the U.S.) in May 2018. Professor Mikhail Astakhov, head of NUST MISIS Department of Physical Chemistry, is her research adviser.
Alisher Usmanov’s “Art, Science, and Sport” Charity Foundation will contribute 100 Million Rubles to the NUST MISIS Endowment Fund. Usmanov is a well-known Russian businessman and philanthropist.
Open Doors, an international Olympiad designed for graduate program applicants, has recently started in Russia. NUST MISIS, amongst Russia`s leading universities, is one of the Olympiad`s co-organizers. Students from around the world can enroll before the scheduled date and continue their education to obtain a master`s degree from one of the country`s and the world`s best universities.
NUST MISIS and ChelPipe have signed a cooperation “roadmap” through which at least two high-tech projects related to pipe manufacturing will be implemented in 2018. The “Leadership program” is based on NUST MISIS’s master`s degree program and ChelPipe`s “Trainees program”.
In September 2017, NUST MISIS and Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven) signed a cooperation agreement. Martin Hinoul, the Business Development Manager for the Knowledge Region of Leuven based at the HQ of K.U. Leuven Research and Development (the Technology Transfer cell), visited NUST MISIS as part of the partnership’s development.
On November 30th and December 1st, 2017, the diploma defense ceremonies for the new MBA program “Management of Industrial Enterprise”, developed by NUST MISIS specifically for the United Metallurgical Company (OMK), took place at NUST MISIS. 24 OMK line managers presented their final projects.
A group of 1st year master`s degree students from the NUST MISIS College of Information Business Systems has suggested a solution to the problem of medication intake for those who have bronchiectasis. The suggestion is a special bracelet used to control the use of an inhaler and to monitor the patient`s condition. The prototype was presented as part of the IBM open student hackathon held through the support of Bayer.
The grand opening of NUST MISIS and Vnesheconombank’s Center of Blockchain Competencies, Russia`s first specialized expert center for the implementation of blockchain technologies in the field of public administration, recently took place in Moscow.