International Scientific Council: World’s Leading Scientists to Discuss the Strategy of SUSU Development

May 31st through June 1st of 2019, the International Scientific Council is to meet again at SUSU. The third official meeting will feature the new Chairman of the Council, President of Emerson Corporation, Michael Train, President and Director General of SMS-group Inc., Honorary Professor of SUSU, Pino Tese, Professor of the University of Melbourne, Doctor Ashokkumar Muthupandian, Professor of the Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor Jaewan Kim.

Professor of the University of Barcelona, Doctor Maria Josefa Yzuel, Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois, Doctor Mohammed Milad, Professor of the University of Leiden, Doctor Ron de Kloet, and new members of the ISC – Professor of the University of Seville, Doctor Victorino Franco, Professor of Beihang University, Fei Tao, and responsible for the section of Ecology, Professor of the University of Southampton (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, Great Britain), Doctor Andrew Cundy – are going to join the meeting online.

Programme of the face-to-face meeting of the Council includes presentation of the main achievements, dynamics and prospects of international development at the university within implementation of Project 5-100. In the course of the Council meetings, it is planned to discuss the strategy of the university’s development in the frameworks of the new target model, which includes such points of growth as Digital Industry, Materials Science and Ecology.

Members of the Council will discuss SUSU’s potential regarding inclusion in the world’s leading universities in development of digital industry, creation (construction) of new materials, and elaboration of the best available eco-friendly technologies.

Upon conclusion of the presentations, members of the ISC are expected to offer recommendations on further development of the university within the new strategy. Members of the International Scientific Council always try to gain a profound insight of the topic of the university’s development and provide their expert advice; their experience and understanding of research trends are very important for development of the university.

The second day within meetings of the International Scientific Council will be dedicated to discussing the results of operation of international research laboratories which have been established at the university within implementation of Programme 5-100. Members of the renewed International Scientific Council will review results of operation of International laboratories over 2017 – 2018, which are: Self-Validating Sensors, Systems, and Advanced Instrumentation Laboratory headed by Doctor of the University of Oxford, Manus Henry; Laboratory of Problem-Oriented Cloud Computing Environments, supervised by Ph.D., Professor at the Centre for Scientific Research and Higher Education (Mexico), Andrei Tchernykh; Laboratory of Mechanics, Laser Processes and Digital Production Technologies (headed by Ph.D. at the National Engineering School of Saint-Étienne (France), Philippe Bertrand); Molecular Electronics Laboratory (supervised by Candidate of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics), Associate Professor Fedor Podgornov; Laboratory for Migration Studies (its Head is Ph.D. at Carleton University, Jeffery Sahadeo); Multiscale Modelling of Polyfunctional Compounds Laboratory (headed by Artem Masunov, Ph.D. at the University of Central Florida (USA)); Synthesis and Analysis of Food Ingredients Laboratory (supervised by Doctor of the National Institute of Technology, Warangal (India), Shirish Sonawane); Neurohepatology Laboratory (headed by Master of Sciences (Medeicine), Ph.D. of Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, Eliyahu Dremencov).

Besides, members of the International Scientific Council are going to discuss graduation projects of Master’s degree educational programme on Mechatronics and Robot Engineering (taught in English) and provide offers regarding establishment of new laboratories involving leading scientists of the world at SUSU upon results of the contest.

As a reminder, the International Scientific Council has been established at SUSU in order to coordinate research and educational activity of the university in compliance with the world’s best experiences. Recommendations of the Council will be used for further development of the university.

Yulia Rudneva
Event date: 
Friday, 31 May, 2019 - 09:00
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