Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

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On January 25, 1941 the Leningrad Aviation Institute (LAI) was founded on the former premises of the Leningrad Road Institute (Gastello Street, 15) by the Decree of the Soviet Government. 1200 students were enrolled in three faculties of Aircraft Construction, Instrumentation and Motor Building. During the Great Patriotic War the Institute operated an aircraft and tank repair shop. While some of the students and the faculty standing for the city, the LAI was evacuated.

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SUAI 76 years

                                                               January 25, 2017 On the day of the Holy Martyr Tatyana, the patroness of all Russian students, the University celebrated its 76th Anniversary, merging two holidays. Celebrations began early in the morning with music and show right in the entrance hall! Photos with astronaut, quiz on SUAI, balloons and limited edition calendars made the event unforgettable!

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23 November, 2017
SUAI at St. Petersburg Anniversary SMEs Forum

SUAI at St. Petersburg Anniversary SMEs Forum

November 22-23, 2017 SUAI took part in the 15th Anniversary Forum by the St. Petersburg Administration on the premises of Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.

While among the St. Petersburg Administration were the Vice-Governors Sergey N. Movchan and Konstantin N. Serov, the Chairman of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the Northwestern District of the Russian Federation Andrey A. Turchak, and other St. Petersburg officials, SUAI was represented by the Vice-Rector for International Affairs and the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities Konstantin V. Losev.

Among other majors, the Faculty trains bachelors and masters for hospitality industry a few of which participated in both the Forum and its main event the panel discussion on St. Petersburg hospitality industry: prospects and problems delivering views and opinions of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation and the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation.

22 November, 2017
SUAI welcomes IPSA

SUAI welcomes IPSA

November 21-22, 2017 SUAI welcomed the delegation from Engineering School in Aeronautical and Space Systems (IPSA, France) of the IPSA Toulouse campus head Jean-Marc Chalin and the Coordinator of IPSA development program with Russia Marina Latour.

The SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev and other SUAI Administration met the delegation to talk on curriculum and accommodation for French students internship at SUAI. The current interns dwelled on their advances and achievements.

The parties discussed the prospects of cooperation increasing education mobility and student exchange in the year to come.

15 November, 2017
SUAI at UNIDO and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Workshop in Chile

SUAI at UNIDO and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Workshop in Chile

November 8-15, 2017 Santiago de Chile hosted the International Workshop on Russian Advanced Technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean by UNIDO, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the National Committee for Economic Cooperation with the Countries of Latin America and Russia.

Konstantin V. Losev, the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs, was among the Russian delegation visiting major Chilean universities and research centers, including the Robotics Lab, the University of Chile (Santiago), the Andrés Bello National University.

The Workshop brought together technical education and science of Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Mexico, Columbia, Honduras, Paraguay, Salvador and Uruguay interested in Russian higher technical education and high-tech advances.

The SUAIs participation in the Workshop brought about the agreements on professor and student exchange between SUAI and Latin American technical universities within intergovernmental agreements between the Russian Federation and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

13 November, 2017
Strengthening Relations between SUAI, Ministry of Science and Education of Chile and CONICYT

Strengthening Relations between SUAI, Ministry of Science and Education of Chile and CONICYT

November 13, 2017 Santiago de Chile hosted an official meeting between the Director for International Cooperation Programs of the National Committee of Science and Technology of Chile CONICYT Rodrigo Monsalve and the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Doctor of Economics Konstantin V. Losev.

Mr. Losev also liaised with H. Avad, Sh. Kakimova and C. Palma of the Committee within Strengthening Alliances between LAC and Russia: Workshop of Russian advanced technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean under UNIDO, the Robotics LAB, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, NC CEPLA and supported by DIRECON at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, the University of Santiago de Chile etc.

Mr. Losevs visit to the Committee resulted in talks on cooperation in science and technology strengthening relations between and enhancing cooperation in prospective fields for mutual benefit of the parties.

28 October, 2017
Poetry of Revolution and Poiesis of History Conference

Poetry of Revolution and Poiesis of History Conference

October 28, 2017 SUAI hosted the Poetry of Revolution and Poiesis of History Conference within the St. Petersburg Days of Philosophy-2017 a forum for scholars to mark the centennial anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution.

Poetry might be said a minor to history. Yet any major human achievement has a trail of poetry in it, hence, there is poetry in every revolution. But for poetry inspiring and elevating them, revolutions would never happen. Attuning to the music of revolution, finding its poetry and poetry predicting history were the themes for discussions. The Conference was organized by the Institute of Philosophy of the St. Petersburg State University and the SUAI Scientific and Educational Centre for Problems of Religion, Philosophy, and Culture, headed by Konstantin V. Losev. The Conference proceedings are to be published.

28 October, 2017
5th "Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society" International Conference at SUAI

5th "Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society" International Conference at SUAI

October 26-28, 2017 the SUAI Faculty of Humanities held its annual International Conference on Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society within the St. Petersburg Days of Philosophy-2017.

On October 26 the St. Petersburg State University welcomed the participants to open the forum.

On the following day the SUAI premises in Lensoveta Street became the venue for the Conference with Konstantin V. Losev, the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, opening the Conference, and Viktor M. Boer, the Vice-Rector for Educational Work, saying a welcome speech.

Over 50 guests attended the Plenary Meeting with 30 reports by SUAI professors T. Smirnova, S. Orlov, S. Korobkova and other Russian and international speakers. The Power and Society: Lessons and Prospects Section, dedicated to the anniversary of SUAI professor, Doctor of Historical Sciences, T. Smirnova, was opened within the Conference.

An informal workshop of October 28 continued the discussion of the Conference topical issues.

02 June, 2017

SUAI at SPIEF17 and II Interregional Forum Strengthening of the International SME Alliance between the Russian Federation and the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean

SUAI took part in the II Interregional Forum Strengthening of the International SME Alliance between the Russian Federation and the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean within the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 (SPIEF17) held on the premises of the St. Petersburg Expoforum.

SPIEF17 was attended by representatives of over 30 countries Trade and Economy ministers, diplomats, state export officials, big business.

Prior to the opening the St. Petersburg Vice-Governor S. Movchan had a meeting with the delegations of Latin America and the Caribbean.

In the meeting the St. Petersburg officials discussed the topical issues with delegates from Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, El-Salvador, Guatemala, Venezuela, Suriname, Panama, Uruguay, and other.

At SPIEF17 SUAI was represented by the Vice-Rector for International Affairs K. Losev and L. Kheyfets and V. Kheyfets of the SUAI Department of International Entrepreneurship to meet, among others, E. Zhikh, the Director of Russia-Latin America Business Center and sign an Agreement on Cooperation.

The Forum ended in signing an official protocol by A. Shchetinin, the Director of Latin America Department of the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs A. Shchetinin and Carlos Ernesto Chanduvi Suarez, Chief of Latin America and the Caribbean Division, UNIDO.

30 September, 2017
Global Partnership Week at SSPU

Global Partnership Week at SSPU

September 27-30, 2017 Shanghai Polytechnic University welcomed the Global Partnership Week (GPW) a forum for universities.

SUAI was represented by Yulia A. Antokhina, the Rector of SUAI, Konstantin V. Losev, the Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Victor M. Boer, the Vice-Rector for Educational Work, Igor A. Pavlov, the Vice-Rector for Administration and Control, Aleksey V. Rabin, the Head of the SUAI Center for Research Coordination.

This time the GPW motto was University Industry Collaboration, with the discussions focused on training application-oriented talents, teachers of double-qualification (teacher-expert), technology sharing,  innovation, entrepreneurship, dual certification for students (university degree and qualification certificate).

At the GPW SUAIs Rector Yulia A. Antokhina presented the Universitys achievements in education, research and international cooperation. She also outlined the prospects, including Engineering 4.0 and WorldSkills projects.

September 28 Yulia A. Antokhina spoke before the SSPU Supervisory Board to promote SUAIs WordSkills advances.

September 29 Within the GWP, the SUAI and the SSPU administrations talked on bilateral cooperation in education, professor and student exchange and summer internships.

27 September, 2017
SUAI at PRCs Reception

SUAI at PRCs Reception

September 27, 2017 St. Petersburg hotel Astoria was the venue for celebrating the 68th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic of China.

The Consul General of China in St.Petersburg Mrs. Guo Ming welcomed the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy S. Poltavchenko and other important guests.

SUAI, marked with its traditionally high Chinese enrollment, was represented by the Head of the International Students Sub-Department of the Department of International Affairs K. Karpova.

24 September, 2017
SUAI at Beihang University

SUAI at Beihang University

September 24, 2017 The Beihang University (BUAA) welcomed the SUAI delegation of Yulia A. Antokhina, the Rector of SUAI, Konstantin V. Losev, the Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Victor M. Boer, the Vice-Rector for Educational Work, Igor A. Pavlov, the Vice-Rector for Administration and Control, Aleksei V. Rabin, the Head of the SUAI Center for Research Coordination. The delegation was welcomed by Cheng Jiwei, the BUAA Vice-President, to talk on student exchange within the current agreement.

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA) was formed in 1952 to develop into a structure of 30 institutes, with 3 Nobel laureates among the faculty.

It was a return visit after September 14, 2017 SUAI welcomed the BUAA delegation to negotiate the prospective fields of cooperation.

The delegation of SUAI, headed by Yulia A. Antokhina, also visited the BUAA-based Lunar Palace 1 Laboratory to meet its Director Liu Hong.

22 September, 2017
SUAI at PIIF-2017

SUAI at PIIF-2017

September 20-22, 2017 The EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Center hosted the 10th St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum (PIIF) with its over 60 events highlighting technological advances in both national and international industry.

The PIIF-2017s key concept was Technology Evolution.

One of the PIIF-2017 programs main events - the plenary session on "Innovative Ecosystems and Technological Priorities" - was attended, among other industry and officials, by  Georgy S. Poltavchenko, the Governor of Saint-Petersburg, Anatoly B. Chubais, the CEO and chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO, Carlos Chanduvi Suarez, Chief LAC Bureau, UNIDO, Liu Kyong-gi, the Vice-Mayor of Seoul, South Korea.

SUAI with its stand attracted many interested guests.

On the PIIF-2017 premises the negotiations between Konstantin V. Losev, the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs, and Carlos Chanduvi Suarez resulted in a preliminary agreement on SUAI-UNIDO cooperation in science and education.

19 September, 2017
196th Anniversary of Independence of Central American States

196th Anniversary of Independence of Central American States

September 19, 2017 The Tchaikovsky Hall at Korston Hotel Moscow became the venue for celebrating the 196th anniversary of Independence of 5 Central American States Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

SUAI, a Russian home for many Latin American students, received an invitation and was represented by the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev.

Creative Activities

For decades, SUAI graduates leading designers, chief engineers, heads of large industrial enterprises have been shaping the aircraft, the space and the instrumentation engineering.

- Georgy Poltavchenko

The Governor of St. Petersburg,
graduate of the SUAI Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems