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

III International Workshop on Language, Music and Computing

December 16-18, 2019 SUAI will hold the III International Workshop on Language, Music and Computing.
Aims of the workshop: to encourage interdisciplinary communication and collaboration of linguists, musicians and IT-specialists in the sphere of some actual problems, among which are the following:
1. Language and music acquisition; influence of music skills on language acquisition and language processing; influence of linguistic skills on music acquisition; relationship between music and language training.
2. Linguistic and music knowledge, their structure and functioning; explicit and implicit knowledge of music and language; similarities and differences in understanding of music and language.
3. Automatic classification of linguistic and music knowledge; formal models of linguistic and music knowledge; musical information retrieval vs. linguistic information retrieval.
This year special topics of the workshop are:
Electroacoustic music and music informatics
Sound corpora in music and linguistics
Languages of the conference:
Russian & English
Invited speakers:
1. Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Russia
2. Jonah Katz, USA
3. Damian Blasi, Switzerland/USA Learn more...

News

09 September, 2019
Chinese Delegation Meets SUAIs Aerospace Education

Chinese Delegation Meets SUAIs Aerospace Education

September 9, 2019 SUAI welcomed a delegation from the Chinese Aerospace Corporation.

The SUAIs Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev, the Director of the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications Alexander R. Bestugin, the Acting Director of the Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems Nikolai N. Maiorov and the Head of the Department of Operation and Control of Aerospace Systems, the Director of the Institute of Advanced Aersopace Technologies Alexander V. Nebylov met the guests to talk on aerospace education.

Konstantin V. Losev informed the delegation from PRC on SUAIs education, followed with presentations by Alexander R. Bestugin and Nikolai N. Maiorov on their institutes.

Alexander V. Nebylov spoke about achievements by the Department of Operation and Control of Aerospace Systems to arise discussions between the parties on Russian and Chinese cooperation in aerospace as well as on the role of higher education for the field.

01 September, 2019
SUAIs Achievements at MAKS-2019

SUAIs Achievements at MAKS-2019

August 27 September 1, 2019 Moscow region held the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, one of largest aviation forums.

SUAIs achievements were presented at the Salon among Russian advanced technologies to exchange experience and establish new alliances.

MAKS provides a comprehensive insight into the priorities and achievements of the Russian aerospace industry. Some prototypes of aircrafts and combat systems as well as experimental units can be seen exclusively at MAKS.

SUAIs representatives talked on the Universitys development in front of 600 000 visitors to increase SUAIs international potential in R&D.

30 August, 2019
Day of Knowledge: SUAI's Freshmen 2019

Day of Knowledge: SUAI's Freshmen 2019

August 30, 2019 Lensoveta Street traditionally welcomed SUAIs students and freshmen to celebrate the new university academic year.

The SUAI Rector Yulia A. Antokhina opened the ceremony followed with speeches by the Ex-Governor of St. Petersburg, SUIAs alumni, Georgy S. Poltavchenko, the Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir V. Okrepilov.

The Empress Catherine II traditionally handed the keys of the Chesma Palace to the freshmen.

SUAIs art studios entertained the guests, fireworks and dancing closing the celebration.

29 August, 2019
SUAI Organizes Plenary Session within St. Petersburg Digital Forum

SUAI Organizes Plenary Session within St. Petersburg Digital Forum

August 29, 2019 SUAI contributed to the II St. Petersburg Digital Forum with its Rector Yulia A. Antokhina speaking during the Skills for Digital Future plenary session.

The Rector Yulia A. Antokhina shared SUAIs experience in training modern experts, SUAI being a national leader in creating professions of future and WorldSkills competences.

The session ended with signing a memorandum on Cooperation to establish a world class R&D centre in 5G and prospective networks 2030. With leading national universities and laboratories, St. Petersburg is expected to become a perfect venue for the project of the R&D centre.

26 August, 2019
SUAI at Translation Forum Russia

SUAI at Translation Forum Russia

August 23-25, 2019 St. Petersburg welcomed the Translation Forum Russia, the most ambitious and reaching event in the language industry in Europe and across the former Soviet Union countries, bringing together more than 600 participants from 60 cities and 20 countries.

SUAI was represented by the Head of SUAIs Department of Foreign Languages, member to the Association of Translation Teachers, Marina A. Chikhanova and students Valeria Frolova and Viktoria Glebova from the Department of Foreign Languages.

At the Student Forum within the Conference Valeria Frolova presented a report.

23 August, 2019
SUAIs Faculty at Internship in Belgium

SUAIs Faculty at Internship in Belgium

August 5-23, 2019, as stated by the cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and the French Community in Wallonia, the University of Liège (Belgium) organized the Summer School for French teachers with participation of Russian training staff.

The Senior French Teacher of the Department of Foreign Languages Daria V. Yurieva represented SUAI at the Summer School to participate in lectures and workshops on modern didactics, francophone culture and linguistic peculiarities of French language.

The Summer School finished with a farewell dinner and talks on new precious experience during the course. The participants were awarded with certificates.

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.

01 August, 2019
SUAI received a delegation from Consulate General of State of Israel in Saint Petersburg

SUAI received a delegation from Consulate General of State of Israel in Saint Petersburg

On August 1, 2019, SUAI was visited by a delegation from the State of Israel, headed by the Consul General of Israel in Saint Petersburg Olga Slov.

SUAI has a long history of cooperation with leading universities and educational centers of the State of Israel, and the universitys educational and research leaders were pleased to deliver presentations of their institutes and centers to the Consul General Olga Slov and economic project coordinator Natalya Chernykh.

The Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina expressed a desire to strengthen cooperation with Israeli universities and educational institutions.

The parties discussed prospects of cooperation with leading universities and educational centers of the State of Israel. SUAI expressed readiness for academic exchanges and partnerships in various fields, and also invited Israeli partners to participate in annual conferences held by the university.

29 July, 2019
First International Summer School at SUAI

First International Summer School at SUAI

The International Summer School was held in SUAI from 22 to 28 July. It was attended by students from the North-Western Polytechnic University of XI'an, China, and students and teachers of SUAI.

During the work of the School, students made the presentations about their universities and traditions of their countries, listened to a number of lectures, learned about the history of Russian cosmonautics, visiting the museum of cosmonautics and rocket engineering named after V. P. Glushko, and got acquainted with the unique collection of the Central Museum of communication named after A. S. Popov. Besides of that, the students visited the Hermitage, walked around the Peter and Paul fortress, visited Peterhof and other important sites of St. Petersburg.

For Chinese students there were organized lessons of Russian language, and SUAI students had the opportunity to practice their knowledge of English and Chinese.

We would like to point out the work of our volunteers students of the Faculty of Humanities and the Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies, who not only accompanied our guests and helped them with organizational matters, but also showed good skills of translation into English.

At the end of the Summer School, the participants were awarded certificates.

For Chinese and Russian students, this School has become a good opportunity to gain experience in international communication, and we hope that such events will contribute to the expansion of cooperation between our universities and open up new opportunities for SUAI students and staff.

12 July, 2019
Forum of Rectors of Russian and Turkish Universities

Forum of Rectors of Russian and Turkish Universities

The Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina talked at the II Forum of Rectors of Russian and Turkish Universities within the V Russian and Turkish Public Forum on July 10-13, 2019.

The Forum brought together leading universities of St. Petersburg and more than 10 Turkish universities to discuss interaction between Russia and Turkey in science, academic mobility and joint educational programs.

The Rector Yulia A. Antokhina informed the Turkish guests on SUAIs education and R&D.

With its large experience in international cooperation, SUAI could be a great partner for Turkish education.

09 July, 2019
SUAI at the 203rd Anniversary of Declaration of Independence of Argentine Republic

SUAI at the 203rd Anniversary of Declaration of Independence of Argentine Republic

July 9, 2019 the Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the Russian Federation Mr. Ricardo E. Lagorio held the 203rd Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the Argentine Republic, with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Argentina and the Russian Federation, Embassies and Consulates from Latin America and other countries. The SUAI Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev took part in the celebration to congratulate the Ambassador on successful cooperation between Russia and Argentina in science and education.

Konstantin V. Losev also talked to the Secretary for Science, Technologies and Innovations at the Embassy of Argentina Gastón Fielli to discuss progress in cooperation between Russian and Latin American education since their last meeting in summer 2018 at SUAI.

04 July, 2019
SUAIs R&D at BRAIA Scholars Workshop in Madrid

SUAIs R&D at BRAIA Scholars Workshop in Madrid

July 1-3, 2019 the Technical University of Madrid was home for the 2019 BRAIA Scholars Workshop bringing together leading universities, R&D and industry from Russia, PRC, Spain, Italy, France, Argentina, Egypt etc.

The Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina spoke on R&D by SUAIs institutes and faculties in equipped laboratories.

SUAIs administration liaised with the Universitys partners from BRAIA discussing the future agreement on cooperation between SUAI and the Technical University of Madrid (UPM).

Yulia A. Antokhina also negotiated with the Polytechnic University of Milan (POLIMI) and other BRAIA members.

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