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

Economy of Knowledge: Challenges and Opportunities

The SUAI Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies is glad to welcome SUAI students and faculty to participate in the International Week on Economy of Knowledge: Challenges and Opportunities between September 17th and 21th, 2018.


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News

19 September, 2018
Day of Independence of Central American States

Day of Independence of Central American States

September 19, 2018 the Embassy of Honduras in Moscow celebrated the 197th anniversary of independence of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Nicaragua with the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev among other guests.

The ceremony brought together Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors Herbert Estuardo Meneses Coronado (Guatemala), Claudia Canjura de Centeno (El Salvador), Eleonora Ortez Williams (Honduras), Juan Ernesto Vasquez Araya (Nicaragua), Arturo Fournier Facio (Costa Rica) with the Honorary Consul of Guatemala Aleksey V. Khovanov.


19 September, 2018
Russia-Ecuador Business Forum

Russia-Ecuador Business Forum

September 19, 2018 Moscow hosted the CN CEPLA Business Forum with the Embassy of Ecuador, Russian and international companies promoting bilateral cooperation and business development. SUAI, part of the Russia-Ecuador working group, was represented by its Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev to pay his respect to Julio César Prado Espinosa, the Ambassador of Ecuador to the Russian Federation.


18 September, 2018
SUAI welcomes Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)

SUAI welcomes Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)

September 18, 2018 SUAI welcomed a delegation from NPU (Peoples Republic of China) headed by the Vice-Rector at the Institute of International Education Sun Wubin.

The delegation was greeted by the SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina and the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev to promote cooperation in science and education. Later in September SUAI is paying a return visit to NPU.


12 September, 2018
Chinese Aerospace at SUAI

Chinese Aerospace at SUAI

Science and education at SUAI with its training programs are widely appreciated by both Russian and international authorities in the field. Another proof of it became a September 12 visit by a Chinese delegation of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation headed by Zang Xiaohua.

The delegation was greeted by the SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev, the Head of the International Cooperation Sub-Department Yulia V. Makarova and the Deputy Director of the Department of Operation and Control of Aerospace Systems Sergei G. Burlutsky.

The parties talked on cooperation in education and science.


04 September, 2018
Another Step Forward in SUAI-LG Cooperation

Another Step Forward in SUAI-LG Cooperation

September 4th, 2018 SUAI welcomed LG Electronics Inc. and LG Display Co. Ltd. delegation of Kang In-Byeong, the Executive Vice-President of CTO LGD, Yoon Soo Young, the Senior Vice-President at the Research Institute, Choi Hyun Chul, the Vice-President of LGD, Min Woong Kee, the LG TCM Director, and other LG R&D administration.

SUAI was represented by Yulia A. Antokhina, the Rector of SUAI, Konstantin V. Losev, the Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Aleksey V. Rabin, the Head of the SUAI Center for Research Coordination, Andrey M. Turlikov, the Director of the SUAI Institute of Information Systems and Information Security (5), with other faculty.

The meeting saw presentations on R&D by the Institute 5 and LG digital technologies promoting mutual understanding and increased cooperation between the parties.

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.

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.

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
SSPU Visits SUAI

SSPU Visits SUAI

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.

18 April, 2018
Day of Export: Exports and Business with LAC Countries

Day of Export: Exports and Business with LAC Countries

April 18, 2018 The St. Petersburg Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Support hosted the Day of Export Conference on exports and business with LAC countries.

The event was organized within the program to promote entrepreneurial and consumer market growth. The Regional Integrated Center St. Petersburg program is supported by the Saint-Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, CN CEPLA and the Press and Media Affairs Committee.

St. Petersburg and LAC businesses, officials and experts participated in the Conference, SUAI represented with its Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev.


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