The first year PhD student of Mechanical and Technological Faculty Anastasia Gorodkova has become one of the winners of U.M.N.I.K. contest in the section “New devices and hardware complexes”.
She has come forward with the project “Development of energy efficient technology of micro electrical and mechanical systems production” (research instructor – Doctor of Engineering Sciences, Professor of the Department of “Technology of engineering” Aleksandr Diakonov).
This technology is based on micromechanical processing called micropolishing. It allows processing micro-parts, the sizes of which can reach up to tens of micrometers, with necessary quality and less expenses of energy and finance resources in comparison with common technologies of processing.
“Today many fundamental directions are interested in micromachining, such as medicine, space field, automobile construction and others. Unfortunately, technology of their production in our country is developed unilaterally, it is very laborious, expensive, energy-intensive, and oriented to produce medium-size lots in munitions industry, - says Anastasia. The technology that I offer is based on micropolishing and allows to transfer from mesne production of micro-parts to mass ones which will have a favorable effect on the program for import substitution”.
Now Anastasia plans to conduct dissertation research, developing a complex imitative model of micropolishing, as well as bringing the technology of micro-parts processing to perfection. The PhD student believes that there will appear integrated plants in Russia, where the microstructures will be present.
In the number of 20 winners of the contest in the section “New devices and hardware complexes”, Anastasia Gorodkova has won the right to conclude a state contract with a Small Business Development Foundation in the scientific and technical field for implementing research work in the framework of declared topic of the project to the amount of 400 thousand rubles.