The SUSU Institute of Engineering and Technology has started to fulfil a scientific project on High Entropy Alloys under the field of Materials Science. It is in this field that our university is represented within the work of the Ural Interregional Research and Education Centre for Advanced Industrial Technology, New Materials and Power Engineering (REC), which was created in 2019 in compliance with the federal project on Developing Scientific and Research-and-production Cooperation under the Science National Project.
On October 25th, the presentation of the “I Am a Professional” Olympiad for students was held at South Ural State University.
South Ural State University will be holding URAL FEST, the Ural forum of international students and alumni, November 14th through November 16th. The big-scale event is conducted in association with the South Ural Association of International Students functioning at SUSU. This event will bring together students and alumni from different countries, who have chosen Russian universities to gain prestigious higher education.
The South Ural Association of International Students organizes a huge number of events for international students. In this new academic year, it has been decided to create an international volunteers program, where initiative international students were invited to help organize such events.
On October 24th through 26th, the twelfth meeting of the Russian Academic Excellence Council (the Council of Project 5-100) held among the world’s leading research and education centres took place in Moscow. In the course of the meeting, results of each university’s progress within programme 5-100 have been thoroughly analyzed. The key agenda of the Council meeting was the issues regarding the enhancement of global competitive ability of Russian higher education institutions in 2020 – 2024, and an extension of the validity of measures for government support.
Project-based learning, which was successfully launched in autumn of 2018, has become one of the main projects of our university in 2019. The new educational approach is rightfully considered as one of the best practices of the university, the experience which can now be translated to other educational institutions in our country. Project-based learning at the university is supervised by Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Doctor of Sciences (Engineering), Professor Andrey Radionov.
South Ural State University, as a participant of Project 5-100, focuses on developing research studies, which integrate computer sciences and engineering, are related to actively implementing the Internet of Things into industry, and aim at meeting the global challenges jointly with leading companies of Big Urals. One of the university’s long-time partners is Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works, who puts a bet on innovations and digitalization and is solving the tasks on switching to Industry 4.0 jointly with our university.
South Ural State University students have been to an electric power substation. An excursion for future power engineers was held within the framework of the All-Russian Brighter Together Festival.
The SUSU Laboratory of Functional Materials was established at the Nanotechnology Research and Education Centre in 2018. At present, the laboratory conducts research in the field of condensed matter physics, magnetism, metals and alloys, as well as studies new functional materials.
In Russia, much attention is paid to ensuring sustainable development of the engineering education thanks to big-scale governmental funding of the human resources potential, high-technology equipment and information infrastructure of professional education in the priority fields of developing science, engineering and technology.
Every year, young scientists of South Ural State University take part in the UMNIK (Smart Guy) programme which provides support to commercially oriented R&D projects. Winners of the programme receive grants in the amount of 500 000 rubles for bringing their projects to life.
The unique Emerson Competence Centre laboratory was opened in 2018 within the frameworks of the Global Smart Industry Conference, organized and held jointly with Emerson corporation, USA. The Centre features equipment, which allows to improve educational process in the field of automation technologies.
An International Congress on Neuropsychopharmacology was held in Athens. Among the participants was Director of the SUSU School of Medical Biology, Doctor of Sciences (Medicine), Professor Vadim Tseilikman. The report on the after-effects of stress by this scientist from Chelyabinsk captured interest of his foreign colleagues thanks to innovative approaches and the obtained results.
South Ural State University presented its research projects at the Russian Agricultural Exhibition “Golden Autumn 2019”. The university’s developments in angroindustrial technologies were highly evaluated, and an awards ceremony for the Geoinformation Systems Research and Education Centre staff, who won gold and silver medals at the exhibition, was held at the Ministry of Agriculture of the Chelyabinsk Region on October 18th.
Associate Professor of the SUSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Anna Krasavina, took part in another science-to-practice conference on Journalism in a Global Context arranged by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA) and held at the Institute of Journalism of the Technical University Dortmund (Germany). The Conference in Dortmund had been arranged in cooperation with the Africa Institute for Media, Migration and Development (AIMMAD) and the African Media Initiative (AMI) Association under sponsorship of the Robert Bosch Foundation.
The PlantWeb Laboratory of Intelligent Information and Measurement Systems of Process Control Based on the Distributed Intelligence Architecture (Emerson-METRAN-SUSU) was born as a result of a long-standing and close cooperation between the Metran Industrial Group and South Ural State University.
The 8th All-Russian Association of International Students of Russia Congress was held October 15th through October 17th, 2019. Among the event’s participants were 30 state universities of the Russian Federation.
South Ural State University is cooperating with the world’s leader in the sphere of informational technology and radio electronics – the Samsung Company. Students of South Ural State University have a chance to learn today’s most demanded technologies for free, within the programmes of Samsung IoT Academy in a unique training lab designated to study the technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT 0 Internet of Things) at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science.
Chelyabinsk is one of the leaders in the level of development of information technologies in Russia. South Ural State University is the leader in implementation of supercomputer technologies in the Ural and Siberian regions. The university has launched a supercomputer centre, which is used to solve research, academic, and industrial tasks both for our country and for clients abroad.
Associate Professor at the SUSU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Olga Kharitonova, took part in the 11th International Media Readings entitled “Mass Media and Communications – 2019” held at the Faculty of Journalism of Lomonosov Moscow State University under sponsorship of the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Communications.
There are 12 new Master’s studies programmes taught in English launched at South Ural State University from September of 2019. How did SUSU’s teaching staff get ready to deliver lectures and hold workshop classes in English?
South Ural State University has successfully completed enrolment for international students to Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes taught in English. As of today, the university has 17 programmes taught in English. Every year students from Iraq, China, Pakistan, Egypt, Bangladesh, India and other countries come to study to SUSU.
On October 15 of 2019, Head of the Centre of Testing and Language Training, Associate Professor of the Department of Russian as a Foreign Language, Elena Doronina, held an online master class entitled “Training to pass a B2 level certification exam” at the Pushkin Institute Centre of Tianjin Foreign Studies University (TFSU). Taking part in the master class were 26 second-year students of the TFSU Faculty of Russian Language.
In 2017, with the support from SMS Group, a world’s leading manufacturer of metallurgical equipment, South Ural State University opened an international research Laboratory of Mechanics, Laser Processes and Digital Production Technologies, which was headed by Professor of the National Engineering School of Saint-Étienne Philippe Bertrand. The laboratory supervisor on behalf of SUSU, Candidate of Sciences (Engineering), Associate Professor Marina Samodurova shared on the main fields of research.
A big-scale URAL FEST International Students Forum on training international students in Russian universities will be held at South Ural State University November 14th through November 16th, 2019.
This event will bring together students and alumni from different countries, who chose the Ural Federal District universities to gain prestigious higher education. The forum will touch upon burning issues faced by international students.