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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Events

VIII Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society International Conference at SUAI

November 20-22, 2020

VIII Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society International Conference at SUAI

First notification letter

Dear colleagues,

November 20-22, 2020 SUAI in cooperation with the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Saint-Petersburg State Institute of Technology and the Philosophy and Humanities in Informational Society net journal organizes the VIII Philosophy and Culture of the Information Society International Conference.

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SUAI Opens Regional Boiling Point Center

March 4, 5 2020 SUAI will open a Boiling Point Center within its premises supported by the Agency for Strategic Initiatives.

The Boiling Point Center is a unique instrument for Russia and abroad training leaders, creating and promoting teams, projects and initiatives to ensure social and economic growth in Russian education, public management, digital economy and technological development.

Today the number of Boiling Point Centers under the Agency for Strategic Initiatives reaches 80 locations in more than 30 Russian cities. SUAIs Boiling Point Center will be a new space for group work in St. Petersburg aiming at developing highly demanded skills, specialties and professions with a possibility to demonstrate, test and progress.

We invite you to the opening ceremony on March 4, 5 in 2020 attended by the city and university administrations, citys education, business, innovations and entities.

News

15 February, 2020
American Astronaut Visits SUAI

American Astronaut Visits SUAI

February 15, 2020 for the first time SUAI was visited by an American astronaut Anna Lee Fisher with a lecture attended by over 400 citizens of St.Petersburg.

Anna Lee Fisher talked on Innovations in space exploration and working at the space station. This lecture also promoted future CosmoStart Forum to be held in November 2020 and dedicated to the 50th anniversary of launching Lunokhod-1 (moon walker).

The meeting was at the same time related to the International day of women in science (February 11th).

In the lecture Anna Lee Fisher answered questions on her childhood and dreams about flying into the space, applying documents to participate in the space mission and life onboard.

The American astronaut had a tour around the Palace of Chesma and a discussion with the SUAIs Rector Yulia Antokhina.

11 February, 2020
Session on Projecting and Introducing Principles of Training Factories at SUAI

Session on Projecting and Introducing Principles of Training Factories at SUAI

February 11, 2020 SUAIs Da Vinci Hall gathered experts talking on R&D, WorldSkills standards in educational process for secondary professional education and higher education.

The Committee on Science and Higher Education in St. Petersburg, coordinator between local education, industry and technologies in building training factory models, joined the Session, opened by the Rector of SUAI Yulia Antokhina.

The Rector Yulia Antokhina talked on importance of modern education for the todays human resources market, followed with reports by E. Lyubashev, Zh. Kotina. I. Berdnikov and I. Anisimova on current challenged for WorldSkills standards.

07 February, 2020
Day of Russian Science

Day of Russian Science

The Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Valery Falkov congratulates students and workers of science and education on the Day of Russian Science.

We know that today in Russia there are future Lomonosovs, Mendeleevs, Kurchatovs, Sakharovs, Pirogovs who will develop science and research of our country. It is our duty to support our young talents the wealth and richness of Russia, - said the Minister.

Valery Falkov wished those who enhance Russian R&D good health, successes and challenging ideas.

05 February, 2020
SUAIs Rector Makes Report for Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg

SUAIs Rector Makes Report for Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg

February 5, 2020 the Boiling Point Center held a Session by the Presidiums of Employers Community and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg.

The Session opened with signing an agreement between SUAI and the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg to find solutions for professional issues.

The Rector of SUAI Yulia Antokhina discussed the job market with the President of the Committee on Labour and Employment Dmitry Cherneiko, sharing SUAIs experience in training elder citizens within the Demography national project.

The Rector presented SUAI as a strong educational partner describing experience in the professional development program on corporate protection against internal threats by means of modern software.

SUAI is capable of providing industrial and business partners with the tools to enhance professional competences, including the option of distant educational technologies.

03 February, 2020
Annual Session of ISA Presidium in Russian Federation

Annual Session of ISA Presidium in Russian Federation

February 3, 2020 ISAs headquarters in the Russian Federation, situated at SUAI, held the annual Session of the Presidium.

ISA the International Society of Automation brings together worlds leading technical universities from Russia, USA, France, the Netherlands, Spain, UK, Ireland, Australia etc.

The Rector of SUAI Yulia Antokhina and the Head of ISAs branch in Russia, the President of SUAI, Anatoly Ovodenko presided the Session to discuss the report by the ISAs President in 2019 Sergei Michurin and the project for year 2020 by the Vice-Rector for Educational Technologies and Innovative Activities Vladislav Shishlakov.

2020 will see the 75th anniversary of ISA and the 25th anniversary of student ISA at SUAI.

30 January, 2020
Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education at SUAIs Supervisory Board

Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education at SUAIs Supervisory Board

January 30, 2020 the Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Alexander Stepanov and the Deputy Director at the Department for Coordinating Activities of Higher Education Organizations Natalya Ponomareva arrived at SUAI with a business visit.

The honorable guests participated in SUAIs Supervisory Board to discuss the Universitys budget and activities plan for year 2020.

The SUAIs Rector Yulia Antokhina gave a report on SUAIs development, goals and projects, approved by the Supervisory Board.

Before the Board Alexander Stepanov and Natalya Ponomareva had inspected SUAIs laboratories and halls at the Palace of Chesma (SUAIs building at Gastello street, 15).

At Bolshaya Morskaya, 67 SUAI administration showed the guests the rooms for the Boiling Point Center to be opened in near future.


27 January, 2020
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Strengthens Cooperation with SUAI

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Strengthens Cooperation with SUAI

January 27, 2020 the President of the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences Teemu Kokko visited SUAI to meet the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina for discussions on cooperation within FIRST+ and Erasmus programs.

The 4 years of cooperation between the universities saw student and teaching staff exchanges, internships and summer schools. The students-participants of these activities attended the lecture, given by the President Teemu Kokko at the Da Vinci Hall.

In the lecture Teemu Kokko presented on Finnish education and educational system of his university talking on partnership and understanding between students and teachers as key principles of higher education.

Also, SUAI students and employees found out more about Finnish business-culture and way of thinking. The lecture ended with discussions and answering questions.

25 January, 2020
SUAI Celebrates its 79th Birthday

SUAI Celebrates its 79th Birthday

January 25, 2020 SUAIs social networks filled with congratulations on the Universitys 79th birthday within the FlashMob on Why we love SUAI.

Students and teaching staff shared their stories about their life, studies and career at university.

24 January, 2020
Happy Chinese new Year

Happy Chinese new Year

SUAI, a traditionally welcoming university for Chinese students, wishes our students and partner universities from PRC a happy New Year. Let your dreams come true and your achievements grow!
15 January, 2020
SUAIs Students Develop Small Spacecrafts

SUAIs Students Develop Small Spacecrafts

The Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems at SUAI and its departments conduct research in projecting and developing small spacecrafts and microsatellites.

The previous decade has made developing and launching satellites an important part of studies at leading aerospace universities. SUAIs Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems has partnerships in Russia and abroad to promote research activities by students and teaching staff, supported by world-class experts in space industry.

Students work with advanced ORBICRAFT equipment in order to teach young researchers on how to project a satellite. Similar projects brought SUAI awards and recognition at the WorldSkills Championship.

The research included creating a laboratory complex ensuring onboard signal processing and setting of exterior interfaces.

23 December, 2019
Open Lecture by University of Genoas Professor at SUAI

Open Lecture by University of Genoas Professor at SUAI

December 23, 2019 SUAI welcomed an Italian Professor Laura Salmon with an open lecture for students and teaching staff.

SUAIs Department of Advertising and Modern Communications invited the famous researcher of Slavic languages, literature and translations to present a lecture on Theory of Humour based on works by Sergei D. Dovlatov.

Professor Laura Salmon contributed in translating the whole range of works by Sergei D. Dovlatov in Italian and shared her experience with SUAIs culture studies and linguistics students. The participants found out about difficulties when translating subtle humor scenes and received a fresh look on Russian classical literature.
The meeting ended with discussions and answering questions.

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