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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16 March, 2019
What Will University of Future Be Like?

What Will University of Future Be Like?

March 15-16, 2019 SUAI participated in the University of Future Forum to discuss modern science and technology environment, advanced technology spaces and science parks. The Forum answered questions on effective development of science parks in the region.

The plenary session on innovative ecosystems included the speech by the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina promoting SUAIs approach in building ecosystems and interacting with technology and industry. Yulia A. Antokhina believes that educational process itself should be an ecosystem comfortable for students.

07 March, 2019
IV Pan-Russian Congress of UNESCO Departments

IV Pan-Russian Congress of UNESCO Departments

March 6-7, 2019 Kazan welcomed the IV Pan-Russian Congress of UNESCO Departments the international centers of science and education ensuring innovative processes in educational organizations.

Today Russia is the home for 67 UNESCO Departments headed by the Coordination Committee.

Pan-Russian Congress of UNESCO Departments works every four years to exchange experience and facilitate development of science and education. The IV Congress discussed Sustainable Development Goals within Education-2030 Program.

Odre Azule, the General Director of UNESCO visited the Congress in Russia to choose the new Coordination Committee. The SUAI President and the Head of SUAIs UNESCO Department Anatoly A. Ovodenko was elected to the Committee.

04 March, 2019
International Forum on Metrological Support

International Forum on Metrological Support

March 4th, 2019 SUAI held the International Forum on Metrological Support commemorating 75th anniversary of Professor Vladimir V. Okrepilov, Doctor of Economics, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina and the SUAI President Anatoly A. Ovodenko marked the guests merits in developing Russian science and increasing cooperation between education and industry.

In 2005 Vladimir V. Okrepilov opened the Department of Metrological Support in Innovative Technologies and Industrial Security at SUAI.

Vladimir V. Okrepilov largely contributed to development of competences, discussed by the Forum.

04 March, 2019
Preparations for Young Professional Competitions

Preparations for Young Professional Competitions

SUAI opens preparations for Young Professionals competitions (WorldSkillsRussia) in Aerospace Systems Engineering.

Profile Institutes of SUAI will form student teams to work with SolidWorks Cad, braze radio equipment components, perform linear measurement, create programs in C++ etc.

01 March, 2019
SUAI at Labour Forum 2019

SUAI at Labour Forum 2019

February 28th and March 1st, 2019 St. Petersburg hosted the International Labour Forum with a round table on Higher Education Intellectual Capital in Continuous Education by SUAI.

The SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina, University experts and St. Petersburg administration discussed training models in education and career.

The university today shall teach about modern technologies and keep the educational process up-to-date. Although it is essential to understand that any higher education is just a base in personal development and young experts shall not cease to progress after they graduate, Yulia A. Antokhina said.

The round table talked on digital transformation and rapid increase of technological competences to provide better understanding between education and industry.

28 February, 2019
SUAIs Stand at Education Horizons

SUAIs Stand at Education Horizons

February 28, 2019 Vasilievsky Congress Hall hosted the 24th Education Horizons Exhibition of Education to help undergraduates choose a university to suit their needs.

For universities it was an opportunity to enroll students providing them with detailed information on educational process.

In the Exhibition students passed guidance tests and consulted psychologists to make the choice of their future education easier.

Among St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region Universities SUAIs stand traditionally aroused much interest.

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.

20 February, 2019
Cooperation between SUAI and WorldSkills Russia. Rectors Review

Cooperation between SUAI and WorldSkills Russia. Rectors Review

February 20, 2019 the SUAIs Rector Yulia A. Antokhina participated in the Session of the Council of Rectors of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region with a report on WorldSkills Russia approaches in the national education system.

The SUAIs Rector talked on cooperation between SUAI and the Young Professionals initiative promoting future competences to address current challenges for Russian education.

The Session was also visited by the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir N. Knyaginin.

15 February, 2019
First Session of Supervisory Board in 2019

First Session of Supervisory Board in 2019

February 15, 2019 SUAI held the First Session of the Supervisory Board, headed by the Chairman of board of management at the United Shipbuilding Corporation Georgy S. Poltavchenko.

In the Session the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina reported on 11 issues to define financial and operational activities of SUAI in 2019. The Session then debated on procurement policies.

13 February, 2019
SUAI and Russian Railways are Strengthening Cooperation

SUAI and Russian Railways are Strengthening Cooperation

February 13, 2019 SUAI welcomed a delegation from Russian Railways Company with its Leading Engineer Vitaly V. Popov.

The SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina met the expert to arrange better cooperation in training engineers. In the negotiations the parties talked on modern quality standards in education using advanced technologies such as virtual reality.

In SUAIs Computer Graphics and virtual Reality Lab. the delegation saw engineering achievements by SUAI students and faculty.

11 February, 2019
Famous Graduate Visits SUAI

Famous Graduate Visits SUAI

The General Director of JSC Goznak, SUAIs graduate of 1989, Arkady V. Trachuk met students in the SUAIs Da Vinci Hall to share his experience and give practical advice.

Proud of its graduates, SUAI always welcomes them even years after they have finished the University.

In the meeting the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina awarded the famous alumni with the Order for Merit to SUAI.

Arkady V. Trachuk spoke of his career after graduating from SUAI and shared his memories from the student life. He claimed that SUAI gave him both knowledge and real friends.

All questions answered, the students gave to Arkady V. Trachuk a memorable gift to thank him for the encouraging speech.

06 February, 2019
IV Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Championship Opens in St. Petersburg

IV Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Championship Opens in St. Petersburg

February 4-9, 2019 SUAI becomes a venue for several competences within the WorldSkills Russia Championship in St. Petersburg.

SUAI organized competitions on IOT and corporate internal threats security.

Leading secondary educational establishments of St. Petersburg participated in the Championship guided by SUAIs experts in IOT and corporate internal threats security.

The Championship aims to increase students awareness of modern challenges in IT providing opportunities for the talented youth of St. Petersburg.

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