31 August, 2018
Day of Knowledge 2018 at SUAI: New Page for Freshmen

Day of Knowledge 2018 at SUAI: New Page for Freshmen

On the last day of summer SUAI traditionally celebrates day of knowledge. The traditional venue of the event at Lensoveta Street was flooded with freshmen newcoming to celebrate their first university academic year.

The guests enjoyed interactive stands by SUAI art studios, participating in the improvised scientific demonstrations, making paper planes and constructing a jenga tower together. The freshmen met the faculty, administration and future mates, encouraged by seniors.

The official ceremony started with a dedication to FIFA World Cup 2018 followed with the welcome speech by the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina and the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Konstantin N. Serov.

The Empress Catherine II traditionally handed the keys of the Chesma Palace to the freshmen. Fireworks and dancing closed the celebration.

29 July, 2018
SUAI at VK FEST 2018

SUAI at VK FEST 2018

The brightest open-air festival of the summer witnessed SUAI students best achievements and advances.

VK FEST brings together music, games, educational activities, exhibitions and proactive talented young people.

Students made demonstrations of their inventions. The Space Show by SUAI impressed the guests with flight simulators, autonomous greenhouses and mobile applications. Among other developments ANTARES, a robot that greeted people, watching guests and teaching them to dance, became a true love of the fest.

Guests involved were awarded memorable gifts making them remember: science can be a lot of fun.

10 July, 2018
Secretary at Embassy of Argentina Visits SUAI

Secretary at Embassy of Argentina Visits SUAI

July 10th, 2018 The Secretary for Science, Technologies and Innovations at the Embassy of Argentina Gastón Fielli visited SUAI, greeted by its Rector Yulia A. Antokhina and the Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev.

The SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina informed the honorable guest on SUAIs history, structure and education, speaking of the SUAI Engineering School.

The SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev presented international joint projects by SUAI and universities of Latin America and the Caribbean.

The parties agreed to develop cooperation between SUAI and leading Argentinean universities based on huge student exchange resources and opportunities both in science and education.

Mr. Gastón Fielli highlighted SUAIs role in promoting cooperation between Russia and Argentina in higher education.

28 June, 2018
Meeting with Dr. Alvaro Casas Bedoya

Meeting with Dr. Alvaro Casas Bedoya

June 26-28, 2018 SUAI welcomed Dr. Alvaro Casas Bedoya of the University of Sydney, Member of the Optical Society (OSA), a lecturer and currently the leading researcher in nano-photonics at the School of Physics and the University of Sydney Nano Institute. He visited St. Peterburg to share his experience and expertise with all the OSA student-members at SUAI.

Dr. Alvaro Casas gave a lecture on "Surfing within Optical Wave and Sound at Nanoscale". He presented the results of the latest research in acousto-optic interaction in silicon waveguides and hybrid platforms and development of microwave photonic filters and optical data storage.

The second part of the meeting, a student seminar, was devoted to the prospects of international cooperation between the universities, student involvement in scientific research and opportunities for their scientific growth. Dr. Alvaro Casas consulted on writing proper research papers, preparing presentations and presenting research findings at conferences.

We express our gratitude to OSA for providing financial support for the meeting with Dr. Alvaro Casas Bedoya.

18 June, 2018


June 18, 2018 SUAI welcomed the SSPU delegation of Yufa Xu, the SSPU Vice-President, Wu Jia Dong, the Vice-Minister for Human Resources, Zhigang Zhu, the Deputy Director at the College of Engineering and Xu Man, the Coordinator of International Programs.

The delegation was greeted by the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina, the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev, the Head of Institute 2 Alexander R. Bestugin, the Senior Research Associate of Department 23 Oleg V. Shakin and Yulia V. Makarova from DIA.

Yulia A. Antokhina, a member of the SSPU Supervisory Board, spoke on cooperation prospects in promising fields, for instance, airspace intelligence systems and product lifecycles.

Konstantin V. Losev presented on the history and research activities of SUAI marking the Universitys regular participation at the SSPU Global Partnership Week.

A. Bestugin spoke on prospective joint projects supported by the Russian government.

O. Shakin shared his SSPU experiences and his views on future cooperation fields.

The parties discussed the prospects of increased education mobility and student exchange.

Yulia A. Antokhina concluded the meeting with a preliminary proposal to establish a Center for Innovation and a Joint Engineering School with SSPU.