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Tambov State Technical University hosted the VII Interregional Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language "We speak Russian"
Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language "We speak Russian" was held on April 9 at the Faculty of International Education of Tambov State Technical University. This year more than 200 foreign students of Russian universities and educational institutions of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and China took part in the Olympiad. The jury included not only teachers of the Department of Russian Philology, but also specialists from other universities.
Online meeting of representatives of Tambov State Technical University with the International Department of University of Economics-Varna (Bulgaria)
On April 5 a strategic online meeting was held between representatives of TSTU- Vice-Rector for International Activities Elena Mishchenko, Head of International Relations Office Larisa Mikheeva, and Head of the Department of International Law Irina Iskevich, with Radan Miryanov, Vice Rector for Internationalization of University of Economics – Varna, and Yordanka Georgieva, Head of the International Cooperation Department. Within the framework of the meeting, a number of short – and long-term alternatives were discussed on organization and implementation of joint international educational programs and projects, academic mobility, prospects for scientific and technical cooperation, as well as key points of socio-cultural projects planned for realization in 2021.
Foreign students and graduates of TSTU took part in the City literary and musical event
In March the Education Committee of the Tambov Administration, the Faculty of International Education of TSTU, Gymnasium №12 and the Center for Supporting Educational Activities in a remote format organized and held the City literary and musical event. The event was attended by graduates and students of Tambov State Technical University and students of Gymnasium №12, schools № 33, №22 and № 11. The participants discussed the importance of spiritual development and love of art in the life of a modern person.
Tambov State Technical University took part in the international environmental event "Earth Hour"
On March 27 Tambov State Technical University supported the initiative of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation together with international environmental organizations to hold the Earth Hour campaign and took part in this event as a sign of support for the openness of environmental information. Students and teachers of Tambov State Technical University passed a special test on the website of Earth Hour 2021 and received certificates of participants, as well as participated in the action and held the Earth Hour without turning on light sources.
Representatives of the International department of TSTU held an online meeting with the author of the global audiovisual project Le LA du Monde Jeslin Avan
On March 25 an online meeting was held with the author of the global audiovisual project Le LA du Monde Ghislaine Avan (France). Ghislaine Avan visited TSTU for the first time in September 2018 as a guest lecturer and told about the features of the project to the TSTU students. The international project is associated with the "Divine Comedy" by Dante Alighieri. Ghislaine Avan implements a large-scale project in which people of different nationalities read excerpts from this book in their native language. The video is recorded in the most important places for world culture and history. The final product will be a film that will be shown in the year of the seven-hundredth anniversary of the creation of the "Divine Comedy" on 100 screens in 100 cities around the world. Students and employees of Tambov State Technical University became a part of this project, reciting important passages from the great book in the sights of Tambov and the Tambov region.
TSTU students won prizes in the International Professional Competition NOPRIZ for the best project-2020
The results of the 7th International Professional Competition of NOPRIZ for the best project-2020 have been summed up. The main objectives of the competition are to demonstrate the best achievements in the field of urban planning, architectural design and engineering surveys in Russia and abroad, to promote the introduction of innovations and breakthrough technologies, to attract public attention to the profession and the results of its activities. Scientific groups of students and teachers of TSTU received diplomas of the 3rd degree in the nomination "The best concept of an unrealized project".
TSTU representatives took part in web conference organized by the German Energy Agency (dena)
On March 25-26 students and teachers of the departments "Agricultural Engineering" and "Equipment and Technology of Road Transport" of Tambov State Technical University took part in web conference organized by the German Energy Agency (dena), within the framework of the interregional dialogue platform "Urban Energy Infrastructure" with the support of the German Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi). Web session "Sustainable Urban Mobility" on March 25 was dedicated to new approaches to urban planning and management of transport systems, as well as recommendations for the development of sustainable urban mobility plans, presented with examples from cities in Germany, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. On March 26 the web session "Alternative Fuels in the Public Transport Sector" discussed the challenges and prospects for cities in converting public transport to alternative fuels.
Representatives of Tambov State Technical University took part in the opening of the VIII International Art Exhibition of young artists "YOUNG TALENTS"
On March 19 Tambov Regional Art Gallery hosted the opening ceremony of the VIII International Art Exhibition of young artists "YOUNG TALENTS", as part of the educational project "Creative Youth of Russia". The exhibition is organized with the support of the Tambov Representative Office of the International Union of Art Teachers and the Association of young artists of Tambov "Art Movement", with the participation of the Committee of Culture of the Tambov City Administration, the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport of Tambov State Technical University and Tambov Regional Art Gallery. The participants of the exhibition were students, graduates, young teachers and other representatives of regional universities, art educational institutions and organizations of Tambov and the Tambov region.
Students of the Faculty of International Education visited the Pushkin Library
Students of the Faculty of International Education together with the teachers of the Department of "Russian Philology" visited Tambov Regional Pushkin Library. The guides were employees of the "WORLD and I" sector, who introduced foreign students from Cameroon, Syria, Egypt, and Yemen to the structure of the library, told about the composition of the funds and the services provided to visitors.
Thematic lesson "The Earth is our common home" for international students of the Faculty of International Education
The event is dedicated to the celebration of the International Earth Day, introduced by the United Nations, taking into account the significance of this date in the natural calendar - this is the day of the spring equinox. Students got acquainted with the Earth Day flag -one of the first photos of our planet taken from the ISS by astronauts who were in outer space, read poems dedicated to the fragility of our world, participated in competitions and performed creative tasks.
TSTU representatives took part in technical seminar of the Chinese-Russian project on nanothermal materials and technologies
On March 19 professors of the department "Technology and Methods of Nanoproducts Manufacturing" and Vice-Rector for International Activities took part in an online technical seminar of the Chinese-Russian project on nanothermal materials and technologies. The participants discussed the opportunities for the development and production of nanomaterials, Russian-Chinese cooperation in key areas of the use of nanothermal products for commercial purposes, their implementation in international markets, networking and cooperation with partners such as Shandong Hongjiang Intelligent Equipment Co., Ltd., as well as higher education institutions in China, entering the international market, and developing relations between the Russian Federation and the People's Republic of China in the field of science and education.
Online meeting of TSTU International Department with representatives of the academic community of Slovakia and Kazakhstan
On March 10 TSTU International Department held an online meeting with Roman Hrmo (Slovakia), Vice-Rector for Development and Quality of Dubnica Institute of Technology, and the Head of the Postgraduate Education Department of Academician E. A. Buketov Karaganda University Svetlana Karstina (Kazakhstan). During the meeting issues and prospects of further cooperation in various fields of education and research within the international scientific community were discussed through the organization and conduct of joint scientific and educational lecture courses, research and socio-cultural student projects, international mobility and internships for students and postgraduates, joint participation in international conferences, seminars and symposiums.
TSTU delivers a course of lectures for foreign teachers within the framework of the international project ERASMUS + ENTER
Since March 1 in the framework of the international project ERASMUS+ ENTER, TSTU Associate Professor Andrey Popov has been delivering lectures for the trainees of the international professional retraining program "Engineering educators pedagogical training" from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Academician E. A. Buketov Karaganda University, Vyatka State University and Tambov State Technical University. The course of lectures on "Pedagogical Psychology and Communication" is aimed at providing a teacher of a technical university necessary knowledge and skills to organize educational activities in engineering disciplines, to develop competences to help students choose goals in their profession and life.
Tambov State Technical University implements a joint Russian-Serbian scientific project
In the course of realization of the events within the framework of the Year of Science and Technology announced in the Russian Federation, the Department of "Technology and Methods of Nanoproducts Manufacturing" of Tambov State Technical University implements a joint scientific project with the company "Natura Eco", Cacak, Serbia. The project is aimed at developing and creating innovative technologies, materials and equipment for complex low-rise construction using additive technologies and nanotechnologies based on modern principles of energy conservation.
Tambov State Technical University took part in the first Iranian-Russian Winter Online School on Political Economy
TSTU students of the Institute of Law took part in the first Iranian-Russian winter online school on political economy, organized by Allameh Tabataba’i University (Tehran, Iran) which is the largest Iranian educational and research center in the field of humanities and social sciences. The participants discussed issues related to various aspects of economic and humanitarian problems in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. This event aroused great interest, and more than 300 students from 8 countries of the world attended it.
Representatives of TSTU took part in the meeting of the Academic Council of the international project ERASMUS + "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training-ENTER"
On March 4 an online meeting of the Academic Council was held within the framework of the international project ERASMUS+ "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training-ENTER". During the meeting the participants discussed the issues related to organization of the Academic Council of the project and its further functionality within the framework of the prospects for the development and implementation of internal regulations of the Council, as well as the duties and rights of its members were discussed. An important aspect of the meeting was the discussion of the mechanisms of interaction between the members of the Academic Council during the implementation of professional development and retraining programs for teachers of technical universities.
The Information Center of the association "Life beyond Tourism" was opened in TSTU
On February 6 Tambov State Technical University hosted an online event - the opening of the Information Center of the Florentine Association "Life beyond Tourism" of the Romualdo del Bianco Foundation. Within the framework of the Association's concept aimed at preserving and enhancing cultural heritage as a tool for mutual understanding of cultures, the main directions and activities of the Association were presented, including the organization of international exhibitions of national cultural identity of different countries, conferences, symposiums, trainings and internship programs for both representatives of the world academic community and business structures. The information meeting was held at the site of the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport, where students and teachers shared their creative projects and developments with Italian partners, as well as organized an exhibition of works of art dedicated to Italy.
Meeting of TSTU International Women's Club
On February 26, a meeting of the international women's club "Nadezhda" was held at TSTU on the eve of the International Women's Day. Female students and graduates of the university from different countries shared the secrets of beauty and fashion, discussed the problems of raising children, family values, the role of women in science, culture, and politics.
The young scientist of TSTU became the prize-winner of the international scientific competitions
Associate Professor of the Department "Information Systems and Information Security" Alexey Eliseev became a silver medalist of the international Cassava Leaf Disease Classification competition for image recognition. The aim of the competition is to develop an effective solution for the diagnosis of cassava diseases for African farmers based on neural networks, which should work well with significant restrictions on image quality and low data bandwidth of mobile devices. According to the results of the evaluation of predictions based on closed data, Alexey Eliseev's solution received the silver medal of the platform.
Online meeting of TSTU International Department representatives with the coordinator of the QS University Ranking
On February 19 Vice-Rector for International Activities Elena Mishchenko and Head of International Relations Office Larisa Mikheeva had the online meeting with coordinator of QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) University Ranking. As part of the meeting, an analysis of the fact file of TSTU results at QS EECA (Emerging Europe and Central Asia) University Ranking was conducted. Options for ranking reputation and analytical consulting, analytical trackers were considered, as well as methodological recommendations for improving the submission of data for participation in further annual QS University Rankings were obtained. Despite a significant increase in the number of universities participating in the ranking in 2020, TSTU retained its position and entered the top 100 Russian universities in the QS EECA ranking.
Tambov State Technical University implements the second training module iPET2 of the program for training engineering educators in the framework of the project ERASMUS+ 598506-EPP-1-2018-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training ENTER from 04.02.2021 until 30.04.2021.
The ENTER proposes a hierarchy of 3 structured educational programs for engineering educators - iPET programme, in the context of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning. The actual design is one of the outputs of the project and foresees 3 educational programs with different content and duration:
Representatives of TSTU International Department discussed the roadmap of the TSTU Russian Language Center activities in the Serb Republic
On February 18 an online meeting of the TSTU International Department representatives and the coordinators of National Library of Srbac (Serb Republic) was held. Within the framework of the cooperation agreement TSTU Russian Language Center was opened at the end of 2020 at the National Library in Srbac to promote the Russian language study programs for children and young people. At the meeting the issues of planning and theoretical content of the programs of teaching the Russian language, as well as prospects for further international cooperation, including a roadmap of joint educational and cultural events were discussed. "Russian Philology" department of Tambov State Technical University will provide necessary teaching/training materials for the implementation of Russian language study programs.
The opening of the photo exhibition of Romualdo del Bianco Foundation "Florence in the world, the world in Florence" took place at TSTU
On February 18 Tambov State Technical University hosted the opening of the photo exhibition of Romualdo del Bianco Foundation "Florence in the world, the world in Florence". The main purpose of the exhibition is to reveal the national and cultural identity, preserve the cultural heritage of the territories and introduce the "cradle of the Italian Renaissance" to the public. The exhibition features photographs taken by the young architect Carina del Bianco. As part of the opening of the international exhibition at TSTU, a creative competition "Cultural Heritage of the Tambov Region" was announced among students for the further organization of a similar exhibition in Florence at the site of Romualdo del Bianco Foundation.
Tambov State Technical University took part in the 3rd International Industrial Exhibition "EXPO-RUSSIA UZBEKISTAN 2020"
On February 11, Vice-Rector for International Activities of Tambov State Technical University Elena Mishchenko and Director of Study by Correspondence Institute Natalia Maistrenko took part in the round table "Education in Russia" on the development of relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uzbekistan in the field of education within the framework of the 3rd International Industrial Exhibition "EXPO-RUSSIA UZBEKISTAN 2020". The issues of practical implementation of interstate agreements on the integration of higher and secondary education systems in Russia and Uzbekistan, admission procedures to Russian universities, double degree programs and online education were discussed.
TSTU took part in interactive exhibition "Florence in the World, the World in Florence"
Last week Tambov State Technical University took part in the interactive exhibition "FLORENCE IN THE WORLD, THE WORLD IN FLORENCE" organized by the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation. The virtual meeting was attended by representatives of Russia, Italy, Japan, Latvia, the United States and other countries. Mikhail Krasnyanskiy, Rector of Tambov State Technical University, made a video message of greetings to the participants of the exhibition, and Elena Mishchenko, Vice-Rector for International Activities of TSTU, made a welcome speech, emphasizing the importance of cooperation with the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation for strengthening cultural ties between the two countries aimed at solving the problems of preserving the world cultural heritage, developing educational tourism, and promoting national cultural territories.
TSTU hosted an open lecture "Education after 2020: New tools in teaching and learning"
On February 4 TSTU hosted an open lecture by Dmitry Polyakov, Associate Professor of the Chair "Information Systems and Information Security", Head of the Department of e-Learning at TSTU, on the topic "Education after 2020: New tools in teaching and learning". The lecture was held within the framework of the international program of professional pedagogical retraining of engineering educators iPET, developed in the ERASMUS+ project "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training"- ENTER. The event was attended by representatives of Tambov State Technical University, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Academician E.A. Buketov Karaganda State University and Vyatka State University. The lecture covered the process of education digitalization, which was intensified as a result of the 2020 pandemic.
Representatives of TSTU took part in the Steering Board meeting of the international project ERASMUS + "Engineering educators pedagogical training ENTER"
Representatives of the universities participating in the project consortium from Portugal, Russia and Kazakhstan: Polytechnic University of Porto, Tambov State Technical University, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Don State Technical University, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, as well as the Association for Engineering Education of Russia, reviewed the current state and prospects of the project, the program of activities for 2021, and also discussed the preparation of a Memorandum of understanding to be concluded between the universities and organizations participating in the project. An important aspect of the meeting was the discussion of the experience of implementing the first module (iPET1) of the advanced training program for engineering educators at partner universities, as well as the preparation of the second module (iPET2), which is a professional retraining program for teachers of technical universities.
Tambov State Technical University took part in the webinar "The response of Japan and its regions to the pandemic: the specifics of the response and new opportunities of the regions in the eyes of the surrounding world"
On December 10, at the site of the autonomous non-profit organization "Japan Center for the Development of Trade and Economic Relations" a webinar was held on the current topic: " The response of Japan and its regions to the pandemic: the specifics of the response and new opportunities of the regions in the eyes of the surrounding world ". The event was attended by representatives of TSTU. The lecturer of the webinar, professor Motani spoke about the factors due to which Japan, despite three waves of infection, copes with the situation without a strict quarantine and a crisis in the health sector. Within the framework of the webinar, the participants also discussed further possible prospects in the field of science, culture, education and other forms of international cooperation in the context of the pandemic.
TSTU students attended the online meeting with the coordinator of international office of the Georg Agricola Higher School of Technical Sciences
In the framework of the "Russian-German year of scientific and educational partnerships 2018-2020" program Tambov State Technical University organized the online meeting with coordinators of international office of Georg Agricola Higher school of Technical Sciences in Bochum, Germany. At the meeting TSTU students of "Construction" direction, as well as students of the Center for international professional training had a unique opportunity to get acquainted with the history of Georg Agricola Higher School of Technical Sciences, learn about the latest development trends in the field of geo-resources and production process technologies, mechanical engineering, materials science, mineral resources engineering and technological design.
Students of Tambov State Technical University are the participants of the III Russia – CELAC Youth Forum
The CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States)-Russia Youth Forum has been held annually since 2018 on the initiative of Latin American students from various Russian universities. On the forum participants shared their experience in the field of youth work and politics, discussed problems and opportunities for cooperation between Russia and countries of the Latin American region, made proposals for the development of the Russia — CELAC youth dialogue, and jointly developed the most effective solutions to global and regional issues relevant to Russia and CELAC members. This year TSTU was represented by students from Russia and Venezuela.
Students of the Faculty of International Education traditionally celebrated the day of the letter Ё
On November 27, students of the Faculty of International Education traditionally celebrated the letter Ё Day. The students were introduced to the history of the "youngest" letter of the Russian alphabet and completed the tasks they were offered: they uttered clear phrases, sang, and demonstrated their knowledge of the Russian alphabet and spelling. At the end of the lesson, a gallery of portraits of the letter Ё was created.
TSTU took part in the conference "Technical support of innovative technologies in agriculture"
Scientists of Tambov State Technical University took part in the International Scientific and Practical Conference "Technical support of innovative technologies in agriculture", held on November 26 on the platform of Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University (Minsk, Republic of Belarus). The conference addressed the issues of designing innovative agricultural machinery and mobile energy in agriculture, technical support of innovative technologies for crop production and innovative technologies in animal husbandry, technologies for training agricultural specialists.
Tambov State Technical University implements the first training module iPET1 of the program for training engineering educators in the framework of the project ERASMUS+ 598506-EPP-1-2018-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training ENTER from 30.11.2020 until 30.04.2021.
The ENTER proposes a hierarchy of 3 structured educational programs for engineering educators - iPET programme, in the context of the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning. The actual design is one of the outputs of the project and foresees 3 educational programs with different content and duration:
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TSTU took part in the web conference "Integration of renewable energy sources in urban energy infrastructure"
Students and teachers of the Institute of Power Engineering, Tool Engineering and Radioelectronics, the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport, as well as representatives of the International Department of TSTU participated in a series of web conferences organized by the German Energy Agency (dena), as part of interregional dialogue platform "Urban energy infrastructure" on the topic "Integration of renewable energy sources in urban energy infrastructure" on November 19-20. The web session was devoted to identifying the role of cities in the context of national energy modernization in general and in the development of renewable energy sources in particular.
TSTU continues to implement the program of international academic mobility online for students of Kazakhstan University
Teachers of the Department" Structures of Buildings and Constructions " of Tambov State Technical University implemented the program of international academic mobility online for Zhangir Khan University. The event was attended by more than 60 students and teachers of Kazakhstan University. The interactive program included lectures and workshops on the topic "History of metal structures development", organized by the Deputy Director of the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport Oleg Evdokimtsev, during which issues from the XIX-XX centuries related to the rapid development of the theory and methods of calculating steel structures and the creation of leading engineering schools were highlighted and discussed. Senior lecturer of the Department "Structures of Buildings and Constructions ", Director of the center for collective use "BIM technologies" Sergey Strulev organized classes in a video conference and presented the topic " Impact of design decisions on the efficiency of heat insulation in low-rise construction".
An online academic exchange program was implemented for students of TSTU and Zhangir Khan University within the framework of the cooperation agreement
From October 28 to November 11 within the framework of the cooperation agreement between Tambov State Technical University and Zhangir Khan University (Kazakhstan), an online academic exchange program was implemented. Using distance learning technologies with the support of the Leader-ID Platform, teachers of the TSTU Department of "Agricultural Engineering" together with their colleagues from Zhangir Khan University (Kazakhstan) delivered lectures on the course "Technologies and Technical Means of Tillage".
TSTU and TAMAK signed an agreement on the network implementation of educational programs
On November 17, a meeting of the heads of the university and the construction company TAMAK JSC took place at the Tambov State Technical University. During the meeting, the parties discussed the development of cooperation and signed an agreement on the network implementation of educational programs. That opens up new prospects for improving the educational process in architectural and construction areas of training and subsequent employment of students.
TSTU develops cooperation with Germany
Tambov State Technical University plans to cooperate with Germany in the framework of the project "German-Russian Agrarian and Political Dialogue". The meeting took place on November 12 in the format of a zoom conference. The purpose of interaction with TSTU is to build a purposeful dialogue to exchange experience on priority topics and expand contacts for the development of digitalization and innovation in agriculture in Germany and Russia. Within the framework of cooperation, it is planned to hold expert meetings (online and offline), presentations at events and joint scientific publications.
TSTU student of the Faculty of International Education became a prize-winner of Interregional Youth Online Festival of National Cultures "Friends are Near"
On November 13, Interregional Youth Online Festival of National Cultures "Friends are Near" was held in Kursk. Talented students of different nationalities from 200 cities of Russia took part in this event dedicated to the problems of forming a tolerant consciousness of young people in modern Russia. Our city was represented by TSTU student of the Faculty of International Education, Ndiaye Saliou (Senegal) and became a prize-winner of the contest in the category "art of poetic skill".
TSTU took part in the Russian-German scientific and educational virtual exhibition
Representatives of the international department of TSTU took part in the second Russian-German scientific and educational virtual exhibition, which was held on November 11 in an online format on a virtual platform. The exhibition is organized as part of the Russian-German year of scientific and educational partnerships 2018-2020, held under the patronage of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany. Participants of the exhibition presented their joint programs and projects, as well as shared their personal impressions and answered questions online.
In the framework of the agreement on cooperation between Tambov State Technical University and Zhangir Khan University the representatives of the TSTU Department "Power Engineering" held classes in an online format using distance learning technologies for courses "Non-conventional source of energy" and "Renewable energy" for students of Zhangir Khan University (Kazakhstan). Upon completion of the training, the students had to pass online testing on the material they studied.
Professor of TSTU gave a lecture for students and teachers of Zhangir Khan University
On October 27 within the framework of the agreement on international cooperation between Tambov State Technical University and Zhangir Khan University (Kazakhstan), Professor of the TSTU Department "Architecture and Building Construction" Viktor Ledenev held the first lecture in a distant format for students from Kazakhstan. More than 60 people of Kazakhstan University, including students and teachers, attended the lecture on "Features of building construction in difficult ground conditions".
Scientists and representatives of agro-industrial companies discussed digitalization of the agro-industrial complex at TSTU
Tambov State Technical University hosted the II International Scientific and Practical Conference "Digitalization of agro-industrial complex". This major event brought together on one platform representatives of science, the largest agro-industrial enterprises, authorities of the region. In total, the conference was attended by more than 350 people from 30 cities of Russia and 7 countries. On October 21 a plenary session was held in the main building of TSTU. Participants discussed the digital transformation of agriculture, including its regional features. Scientists presented their advanced research in this field, concerning the use of the latest biotechnologies, robots, digital monitoring systems and other areas.
TSTU hosted the International Youth Educational Forum "EcoGreen"
On October 23 Tambov State Technical University hosted the Third Annual International Youth Educational Forum "Environmental Global and Regional Initiatives – EcoGreen". TSTU students and representatives of foreign partner universities - National Polytechnic University of Armenia, West Kazakhstan Agrarian and Technical University named after Zhangir Khan (Kazakhstan), Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, University "Luigi Vanvitelli" (Italy), Baranovichi State University (Belarus) shared their ideas and scientific and innovative developments in the environmental sphere on the forum's online platform.
On September 24 Tambov State Technical University held an ecological and Patriotic action "Green Spring" and "Great Victory". The event was organized within the framework of the TSTU strategic project "Environmental Global and Regional Initiatives – EcoGreen". The event was held in the year of the 75th anniversary of victory in the Great Patriotic War in cooperation with the partner university of TSTU-West Kazakhstan Agrarian and Technical University named after Zhangir Khan (Uralsk). On this day a time capsule was installed - an appeal from students to future students of TSTU- 2045. After installing the capsule, a massive environmental clean-up was launched to clean the University campus and surrounding facilities. In parallel with the event a waste paper collection point was organized, where anyone could hand over unnecessary paper. The volunteers sent the proceeds for the waste paper handed over to a shelter for homeless animals.
On September 18 an online meeting of representatives of Tambov State Technical University and West Kazakhstan Agrarian and Technical University named after Zhangir Khan was held. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the implementation of joint international projects and promotions on their sites. The parties agreed to organize and conduct a joint international environmental and patriotic campaign "Great Victory "and" Green Spring " on September 24, 2020. This event was initiated by the Vernadsky Foundation and the All-Russian Society for Nature Protection with the support of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation. The event is held in the year of memory and honor of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War.
On September, 15 representatives of Tambov State Technical University took part in the closing ceremony of the Russian-German year of scientific and educational partnerships 2018-2020, which was held online. As part of the closing ceremony a conference was held on the prospects of scientific and educational cooperation between Russia and Germany. Tambov State Technical University together with OTH – Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden (Germany) took an active part and presented several educational and scientific projects as a part of implementation of the Russian-German year of scientific and educational partnerships 2018-2020. Among them there are the Russian-German Summer School 2019 "High-Strength Materials-Spheres of Application", the Project 2020 "High-Strength Concrete" and others.
The list of 1500 best universities in the world according to MosIUR has been published. According to the results of the Moscow international ranking of universities "The three university missions" in 2020 Tambov State Technical University is the only one in the region to enter the top 100 Russian universities and 1500 world best universities. Tambov State Technical University entered the interval group 74-86 among Russian universities and the interval group 1301-1400 in the world ranking. This ranking takes into account three components – the three university missions. In addition to education and science, which are traditional for most rankings, it also takes into account the interaction of the university with society.
On August 23-27, the 7th International Conference on Social Sciences (ISCSS 2020) was being held in Albena, Bulgaria. It was attended by famous and young scientists from all over the world. Teachers of Tambov State Technical University together with scientists from Bulgaria presented their reports at the sections "Economics"and" Urban Studies". The purpose of the conference was to bring together the world's leading scientists and researchers to exchange views and experience, discuss the latest trends and problems in the field of social sciences.
UniRank 2020 ranking evaluates the popularity of universities on the Internet. Tambov State Technical University ranks 55th out of 373 Russian universities. TSTU is the only university in the Tambov region, included in the first hundred of the ranking.
Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation announced the results of the competition for the appointment of scholarships of RF President for study abroad for the 2020/2021 academic year. Five students and postgraduates of TSTU became the winners of this competition.
A project for international students "Summer 2020" has been launched at the faculty of International Education of Tambov State Technical University. The goal of this project is to introduce foreigners to Russian culture and traditions. The first planned event was a remote acquaintance with the project of the Tambov regional art gallery "Great Feat", dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory.
On July 10, 2020 an online meeting was held between the rector of Tambov State Technical University Mikhail Krasnyanskiy and the rector of Zhangir Khan West Kazakhstan Agrarian-Technical University Askar Nametov. The heads of the universities discussed cooperation and defined the plans for its development. Universities interact within the framework of cooperation agreement on educational and scientific activities.
On July 9-10,2020 TSTU scientists, teachers and young researchers take part in the international web conference "Financing energy efficient projects in cities", organized by the German Energy Agency (dena) within the framework of the interregional dialogue platform "Urban energy infrastructure". The topic of energy efficiency for TSTU is one of the priorities in the development of educational and scientific projects. In this direction, the University cooperates with foreign partners, such as the East Bavarian Technical University Amberg-Weiden (EcoGreen project "Environmental global regional initiatives") and the ERASMUS program+ "Master degree in innovative technologies in energy-efficient buildings - MARUEEB".
From June 30 to July 3, 2020 a team of teachers from Tambov State Technical University took part in the international methodological seminar "ENTER quality management standards of educational programs", organized as part of the joint project of the European program ERASMUS+ "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training" under the guidance of the project coordinator University -Polytechnic University of Porto (Portugal). The seminar program included presentations of leading experts in the field of quality control of engineering education from partner universities of the project consortium of Portugal, Slovakia, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Russia, the CDIO community, as well as the Association of Engineering Education of Russia and the Kazakhstan Association of Engineering Education. The purpose of this event was to discuss the criteria for evaluating the quality of educational and professional development programs for engineering educators developed within the project.
As part of implementation of the international project ERASMUS+ "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training " an online training of experts in the field of engineering education was organized at the Polytechnic University of Porto (Portugal) and at the Don State Technical University (Russia). 25 representatives of universities participating in the project consortium from Russia and Kazakhstan took part in the training program. The program included intensive training of experts on the quality assurance standards of educational programs for teachers of engineering disciplines. Master classes were conducted by European professionals in the field of quality of education.
On June 25, 2020 at the Department "Design of Buildings and Structures" of the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport a state final exam for 8 graduate students enrolled in the Master program "Theory and Design of Buildings and Structures" was conducted. 5 Masters of English-taught program from Iraq were among the applicants. During their studies at our University Masters gained knowledge in the theory of calculation and design of special reinforced concrete and metal structures, bases and foundations arranged in difficult ground conditions, modern methods of strengthening building structures, and acquired skills in design and computer systems and information modeling programs for buildings and structures.
On June 22 TSTU students and teachers took part in the international event "Candle of Memory", organized by the Russian Center for Science and Culture of Slovakia with the support of the Department of History and Culture of the Russian Embassy in Bratislava. More than 30 students, teachers, and public members in Russia and Slovakia paid tribute to the heroes and fallen in the Great Patriotic War. Students of Tambov State Technical University shared with the Slovak students their experience in organizing and participating in the annual Immortal Regiment campaign in foreign countries.
On June 11 a solemn ceremony was held to award gold medals and diplomas of the International Information Nobel Center and Nobel scholarships to the winners of two international conferences: "New materials of the XXI century: development, diagnostics, usage" and "Physical processes in condensed environments". Among the awardees is a post-graduate student of TSTU Department "Automated Systems for Decision-Making Support " Nasraoui Mariem Mekki.
On the Russia Day foreign students of Tambov State Technical University took part in the International actions #Russia1Love and #RussiaHelps (#Russiapomogaet), announced by the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs. Participants of the action posted videos on their pages in social networks congratulating Russians on this holiday and declaring their love for Russia, Tambov and the Russians.
Student international club and the Department of Russian Philology held an essay contest "Russian language in foreign students life" among foreign students of Tambov State Technical University on the Russian Language Day. Foreign students responded to the offer with great interest, and the organizers of the competition received a large number of essays about the difficult way of mastering the great and powerful Russian language. Foreigners have a particular difficulty with such topics as movement verbs, perfect and imperfect verbs, the prepositional-case system of the Russian language, participles and adverbs and Russian pronunciation.
On the day of Slavic writing and culture, which is celebrated in Russia on May 24, the Faculty of International Education of Tambov State Technical University organized events for foreign students aimed at creating a positive image of Russia, as well as promoting the study of the Russian language in the world. The Internet campaign "About the Russian language" evoked a lively response from foreign students. Students from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Senegal, and other countries created videos in which they recited quotes from famous Russian and foreign writers, poets, and scientists about the Russian language.
Tambov State Technical University has significantly improved its position in the international ranking of higher education institutions ARES-2020 (Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standard). TSTU is the only university in the Tambov region that was included in the top 100 of this ranking. It ranked 63rd among Russian universities, entering the first category (A). Last year, the University was ranked 146th in this ranking. The first category includes universities that demonstrate high quality of teaching, research and high demand for graduates by employers. The assessment is based on the following indicators: international cooperation, Informatization, international recognition of teaching staff, interaction with stakeholders, membership in European academies of science, awards issued by divisions of the European Chamber of Commerce and industry and the European Commission.
For registration to the conference, please fill in and submit the online form until 7 June 2020 at website https://pb.edu.pl/chec2020
TSTU received many congratulations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Victory in World War II from foreign universities and partner organizations.
In April-May 2020, students and teachers of the Tambov State Technical University took an active part in preparing video greetings on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Victory in World War II and video messages with words of support addressed to foreign partner universities in connection with the coronovirus infection pandemic.
The Department of Regional Development and Investment Support of the Tambov Region sent letters of appreciation to all participants, noting that these virtual actions were highly appreciated and caused a significant positive response.
Students of Tambov State Technical University have prepared a video broadcast of the Action, which will be shown in all corners of the world.
On April 25 Italy celebrates the day of liberation from fascism and German occupation.
Tambov State Technical University sends to its foreign colleagues a video greetings with best wishes!
A group of students and teachers of Tambov State Technical University in the framework of international cooperation programs passed an internship at the Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University under the program "Prospects for the development of agro-industrial complex". The delegation included students from Technological Institute and the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport, who also participated in the International scientific conference "Market economy: today and tomorrow". The results of research presented by TSTU students were highly appreciated by the participants of the conference, who represented educational institutions from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Turkmenistan and other countries. In total, the conference presented more than 150 reports in 5 areas.
Within the framework of international cooperation, TSTU teachers held a number of open lectures for students and teachers of Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University. Anatoly Pavlov, associate Professor of the Department of Agricultural Engineering, held a round table on the topic "Biological foundations of agriculture". During the lecture and scientific discussion with students of Belarusian University methodological approaches to the organization of crop rotations, problems of creating an integrated system of plant protection, plant life factors and methods of their regulation, and soil treatment systems were discussed. For students of the Faculty of Entrepreneurship and Management, associate Professor Andrey Popov gave a lecture on "Organizational and economic mechanisms for introducing technological innovations in agriculture". During the round table the issues of innovation activity in the conditions of economic instability, foreign economic pressure and processes of economic globalization and intensive introduction of digital technologies were considered.
On January 30th an international delegation from Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden (Germany) arrived in Tambov State Technical University. The President of the German University Andrea Klug discussed with the rector of TSTU Mikhail Krasnyanskiy the prospects for further interaction of universities and signed the new cooperation agreement. Representatives of the German delegation had a tour of TSTU laboratories and centers of shared access, got acquainted with the research results of TSTU scientists. German and Russian professors discussed the ideas of new joint innovative projects and plans.
From November 26 to December 6, students of Tambov State Technical University visited the East Bavarian Technical University Amberg-Weiden (Germany) in the framework of the Russian-German winter school "High Performance Materials - Advantages". During their visit, TSTU group met with representatives of the Department of public works "Stadtwerke Weiden i. d. OPF.", attended a lectures of Professor Magnus Jaeger on electricity and alternative energy sources. Students were able to attend the opening of the Christmas holidays and visit the largest Christmas fair in the city of Nuremberg and visited Dresden. At the end of their stay in Bavaria, TSTU students together with OTH partners and German students made a symbolic 5 kilometer March and honored the memory of the victims of the Second World War with a minute of silence.
On December 6, a master class in Japanese calligraphy was held at TSTU by Kaori Ishijima, an expert of the Japanese Culture Department "Japan Foundation". At the beginning of the master class Kaori Ishijima told the students about the philosophy of calligraphy, which is closely related to the culture and traditions of Japan. Then the students began to practice and showed their skills in writing hieroglyphs on real Japanese paper. This event is the starting point for TSTU in the opening of the year of Japanese-Russian interregional and twinning exchanges 2020-2021, announced by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
November 13 - 22, the students and teachers of Tambov State Technical University took part in academic mobility program in Yerevan at National Polytechnic University of Armenia. TSTU team made presentations at the NPUA International Scientific and Practical Conference and International Student Forum. During this visit students and teachers got acquainted with the National Polytechnic University, its history, organization of educational, scientific, international and social activities.
Professor Oleg S. Dmitriev, head of the Department "Physics" of TSTU visited University of Daegu, Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea). For several years the Department of Physics actively cooperates with the Department of New Materials of the Institute, headed by Professor CheolGi Kim. The subject of cooperation is the development of highly sensitive magnetic field sensors based on the Hall effect and anisotropic magnetoresistance.
Rector of Tambov State Technical University Professor Mikhail Krasnyanskiy and Vice-Rector for International Activities Professor Elena Mishchenko took part in the international exhibition "Education and Profession 2019", which was held in Uzbekistan cities of Samarkand and Bukhara with the support of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Representatives of universities from the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Germany, Great Britain and other countries presented their training programs for Uzbekistan applicants.
QS Quacquarelli Symonds has published an annual ranking of universities "Emerging Europe and Central Asia 2020". This Eurasian rating was the largest in history: QS rated 568 universities. The ranking assessed universities for the level of Internet presence, the proportion of employees with academic degrees and international cooperation. 105 Russian universities are included in this ranking. TSTU is the only University of the Tambov region represented in the ranking and is placed in top 100.
Representatives of Tambov State Technical University took part in the opening of the exhibition "The Tragedy of the Second World War: Memory and Time" and in the meeting with a delegation from France headed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to the Russian Federation Sylvie Bermann. In the center of the exhibition a miniature model of the prison camp № 188 was presented , which was made by the fifth-year students of the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport of TSTU Ksenia Avdeeva and Polina Govsha under the supervision of TSTU professors.
The Head of the Department "Design of Radio-Electronic and Microprocessor Systems" Nikolay Chernyshov, an international teacher of ING-PAED-IGIP, presented TSTU at the IX international regional conference IGIP on engineering pedagogy "Methodological training of teachers of technical universities in modern conditions" held at Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University. In his report Prof. Chernyshov paid special attention to the implementation and development of ideas of the international project "Engineering educators pedagogical training" (ENTER) of the European ERASMUS+ program, which aims to develop multi-level modular system for pedagogical training of engineering educators based on international network cooperation
Last week Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Russia Toyohisa Kozuki arrived in Tambov. As part of his visit, the Ambassador and his wife visited Tambov State Technical University and met with the rector of TSTU Mikhail Krasnyanskiy. Toyohisa Kozuki and Mikhail Krasnyansky discussed the prospects of cooperation between the University and educational and scientific organizations in Japan. A pleasant surprise for the Ambassador and his wife was an exhibition of Tambov school of iconography presented at TSTU.
On September 27 TSTU rector Mikhail Krasnyanskiy met the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq Dr. Qusay Al-Suhail and Ambassador of Iraq to Russia Dr. Haidar Mansour Hadi, during which the Cooperation agreement was signed between Tambov State Technical University and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq, the document which involves the development of cooperation in the fields of higher education, science, technology and innovations.
Within the framework of TSTU delegation visit to Kazakhstan (Almaty) Vice-Rector for International Activities Elena Mishchenko and the First Vice-Rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Burkitbayev Mukhambetkali discussed issues of scientific, educational and international fields and signed an agreement on cooperation between the two universities. This agreement implies cooperation in education, research, participation in international projects, organization of academic mobility of students and teachers, exchange of fundamental scientific information and joint publications.
On September 18-21 at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Almaty), a regular meeting of member universities of the ERASMUS+ program "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training" ENTER was held. During this meeting the universities from Russia, Portugal, Slovakia, Estonia and Kazakhstan presented and discussed the interim results of the ENTER project. One of the seminars for the consortium participants was prepared and successfully conducted by TSTU staff. This seminar provided an opportunity to consider ways and methods of improving the quality of educational programs.
In the framework of the international project "EcoGreen" plogging-race "Run with meaning!" was organized in Tambov, which was attended by more than 30 volunteers of Tambov State Technical University. The goal of plogging is to collect as much garbage as possible along the route. As a result, the winners who collected the most garbage were determined. Among the winners – a student of TSTU Maxim Krinkov, he gathered 35.5 kg of garbage.
On September 2 acting attache for culture and education of Iraq Embassy in Moscow visited Tambov State Technical University. The purpose of his visit was the discussion of the prospects for development of international scientific and educational cooperation between TSTU and universities of the Republic of Iraq.
Within the framework of the project "Summer 2019 " the Faculty of International Education organized a photo contest "Living and studying in Russia" for foreign students. Students competed in several categories, such as" I love Russia"," Having fun " and others. The winners were several students from Indonesia, Zambia, Guinea and Syria.
Representatives of the Department of Physics made a report and poster presentations at the Joint European Magnetic Symposium in Sweden (Uppsala). Participation in this Symposium was planned as part of the state task of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. The main topics of the Symposium included the problem of creating a powerful permanent magnets, magnetic cooling (instead of traditional gas), creating magnetic markers for imaging in medicine, development of methods of hyperthermia and sensors for magnetomechanic cells, spintronic devices and magnetic memory.
On August 22 Veronika Kazantseva, a member of the Coordination Council of Compatriots in Japan visited Tambov State Technical University. The purpose of her visit to TSTU was the development of cooperation in scientific, educational and cultural sphere between Tambov State Technical University and universities in Japan.
On August 23 the Russian-German summer school "High Performance Materials. Energy Efficiency" started its work at Tambov State Technical University. The round table "Energy 4.0. Digital Transformation" was organized as a part of the school. The Russian-German summer school was attended by a delegation from Weiden, which included representatives of Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden. The participants discussed the current state and prospects of construction, improvement of thermal qualities of enclosing structures, energy efficiency and environmental friendliness of buildings.
Three postgraduate students and two Master’s students of Tambov State Technical University were awarded a Presidential scholarship to study abroad in 2019/20 academic year. They are among the winners of the competition held by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.
On July 10, 2019 representatives of Tambov State Technical University and Universityof Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden celebrated the anniversary of cooperation: the joint work of OTH Amberg-Weiden and TSTU is five years old. Also, representatives of TSTU congratulated the German University on its 25th anniversary.
On June 26, first group of TSTU Master students defended their final research projects in the framework of the new Master program "Design, construction and maintenance of energy-efficient buildings". This program was developed and introduced in Tambov State Technical University as a part of the international project ERASMUS+ "Master degree in innovative technologies in energy efficient buildings for Russian and Armenian universities and stakeholders" MARUEEB. 9 graduates of this program presented their research projects.
In the framework of the international exchange academic mobility program TSTU department "Economic security and quality" organized the open lecture of Sara Mkrtchyan, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Economics and Management of Mining Industry and Environmental Management, Faculty of Nedrology and Metallurgy of the National Polytechnic University of Armenia. Students and staff of the Institute of economics and quality of life got acquainted with the topic "Sustainable development of the mining and metallurgical industry of the Republic of Armenia".
Russian Language Day (June 6) coincides with the birthday of Aleksandr Pushkin, a Russian poet who is considered the father of modern Russian literary language. Every year the department of Russian philology organizes special concerts, exhibitions, festivals, quizzes and competitions for both foreign and Russian students and schoolchildren dealing with the knowledge of Russian language.
An expert of the Italian Foundation Romualdo Del Bianco (Italy, Florence) Alesia Kovsch visited Tambov State Technical University in the framework of the development of cooperation between the university and the Foundation. She took part in the International Scientific Conference "ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND INTEGRATION OF SCIENCE, PRODUCTION AND EDUCATION" and organized the round table "Sustainable development and intercultural dialogue in historical cities with the support of the Life Beyond Tourism Movement of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation" for TSTU lecturers of architecture and history, representatives of the Tambov regional travel companies, local historians.
On May 29 - 31, Tambov State Technical University organized workshops within the framework of the ERASMUS + ENTER project "Engineering educators pedagogical training". During the meeting consortium members presented their project reporting deliverables; a training seminar "Assessment of engineering educators’ level of competence" was held by the President of the Russian Association for Engineering Education, Professor Yury Pokholkov. Finally, participants summed up the project meeting, discussed the prospects for further joint work.
On May 30, the opening ceremony of the Days of Serbia in the Central Black Earth Region was held in Tambov State Technical University. Within a few days a series of events will be held in Tambov aimed at the interaction of the Russian and Serbian nations.
TSTU students and teachers joined the march "Immortal Regiment", which was held on May 7 in Genova, Italy. War heroes were honored at the memorial cemetery, where the Hero of the Soviet Union and the national hero of Italy Fyodor Poletaev is buried. He is the only foreigner who owns the highest military award of the Italian Republic - the gold medal "For Military Valor".
Students and teachers of Tambov State Technical University took part in commemorative events dedicated to the end of the World War II in the following foreign countries: Germany, Austria, Italy, Armenia, Slovakia, China. In Genova war heroes were honored at the memorial cemetery, where the Hero of the Soviet Union and the national hero of Italy Fyodor Poletaev is buried. Representatives of TSTU also took part in march of the Immortal Regiment in Tren??n (Slovakia). Participation in memorable events dedicated to the memory of the victims of the World War II in the German city of Weiden has already become traditional for TSTU representatives. Another group of students and teachers took part in a large-scale march in Yerevan.
The day of Arab culture was organized at Tambov State Technical University. Students from Arab countries prepared a concert called "The Great Silk Road".
2As part of the visit of students and teachers from Wuhan Polytechnic University (China) to Tambov State Technical University, a trip to the Tokarevka district was organized for an environmental action. Students and teachers of TSTU, guests of the Technical University from China, as well as students and teachers of schools together with the administration of Tokarevka District took part in the all-Russian ecological event "Green Spring 2019". The territory on the bank of the river Plata was cleaned
The head of the Japanese society "Tamba-Tambov" Masato Kawazu visited TSTU on April 29. The event began with a spectacular fashion show of national costumes. TSTU fashion theater presented two collections of costumes: in Russian and Japanese styles. Educational seminar "Fundamentals of Japanese Entrepreneurship" was held for TSTU students and teachers. Cooperation agreement between Society "Tamba-Tambov" and Tambov State Technical University was signed.
On April 23, TSTU met a delegation of students and teachers from Wuhan Polytechnic University. Students and teachers from the Chinese University spent a week in Tambov and got acquainted with Russian culture, Tambov and Tambov State Technical University. Chinese students had an extensive cultural and educational program.
On April 11, the Russian Language Center of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology of Hainan University organized the event dedicated to the Day of Cosmonautics. Varvara Vukolova, teacher of TSTU Department of Russian Philology, told Chinese students about development of the space industry, the first satellite spacecraft with a man on board in outer space, the life of the first cosmonaut. Students watched the film about Yuri Gagarin and discussed it in Russian.
On April 11, Tambov State Technical University hosted the Vth Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language "We speak Russian". More than 250 foreign students from Tambov, St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Astrakhan, Lipetsk and Michurinsk were able to demonstrate their knowledge of the Russian language
On April 9, at Tambov State Technical University the Vice-rector for International Activities Elena Mishchenko met with the head of the Center for international cooperation "Russian-Serbian Dialogue" Evgeny Osenkov, which resulted in signing of an agreement on cooperation between TSTU and CMS "Russian-Serbian Dialogue". The subject of the agreement is the expansion of educational and research ties with universities and research centers of Serbia, the development and strengthening of international and interethnic relations, cooperation in the field of culture.
On March 21-30 in the city of Kuopio (Finland) the next stage of the annual international educational project NEPTUN was held. It was attended by six students of Tambov State Technical University of various specialties: architecture, road and industrial construction, power engineering. This year the participants got the task to design a concept for the development of a specially protected natural area in the city center within more than 200 hectares, taking into account the increase of its recognition in the world media, attracting tourists and local residents, organizing opportunities for business development.
International Relations Office and Scientific Department inform about the development of a new Internet resource for the registration of TSTU professors interested in attracting foreign young researchers, master and post-graduate students in the framework of international scholarship programs.
On March 12, 2019 in the framework of Cooperation Agreement with Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University at TSTU Department of "Agricultural engineering" the leading specialist of the Belarus University in the field of agricultural machinery operation, Associate Professor Tatiana Neparko read an online lecture. During the lecture, methodology and mathematical models for the selection of rational complexes of machines were presented, as well as the ways of distributing the volume of work using machine-tractor units and examples from the practice of agricultural enterprises.
Students of the Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Transport of Tambov State Technical University carried out their internship in Florence (Italy) in the period of February 28 - March 9,2019. The main purpose of their visit was the acquaintance with modern urban technologies, in particular, the so – called "slow" movement (Slow Life, Cittaslow) - one of the tactics in implementation of the strategy of territories sustainable development. As part of the internship, students also participated in the 21st International Assembly and Symposium of the Romualdo del Bianco Foundation "Heritage as a Builder of Peace".
Every year in March representatives of Tambov State Technical University visit Florence to take part in events organized by Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation - the General Assembly and the Symposium "Heritage for Earth planet", "Heritage as a Builder of Peace" and "Life Beyond Tourism". At the plenary session of the Assembly "Management of Cultural Heritage" the report was made by the Vice-rector for international activities of TSTU Elena Mishchenko. She presented the best practices of interaction between TSTU and the Tambov region for preservation of cultural traditions, crafts and monuments of architecture. As part of this event, a new cooperation agreement was signed between Tambov State Technical University and the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation. The ideas of further cooperation with the Foundation were discussed with the administration of this organization.
On February 28 - March 2, 2019 the VIII International Conference "Market Economy: Today and Tomorrow" was held at the Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University in Minsk. The conference was attended by students from higher educational institutions of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Nigeria, South Africa and other countries. Among the participants there were students of Tambov State Technical University.
TSTU Russian language center, established on the Russian language faculty of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology of Hainan University (China) is successfully working to promote the Russian language and culture. On March 9, 2019 Chinese students got acquainted with the Pancake week - one of the most cheerful and bright ancient Russian holidays. Russian language teachers gave Chinese students the task to prepare colorful presentations about the history of the holiday, its importance and the way the Russian people spend the pancake week. At the end of the event the students enjoyed traditional pancakes.
On March 6, 2019 Tambov State Technical University held Pancake Week festivities. Students took part in funny contests, ate pancakes and watched the fire show, which ended with a spectacular burning of the stuffed figure of winter. Students from different countries - China, Syria, Iraq, Gabon, Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Indonesia and many others took part in the traditional holiday of TSTU.
On March 6, 2019 at the Russian language faculty of the Institute of Applied Science and Technology of Hainan University on the eve of International Women's Day a competition for girls was organized and conducted by the teacher of TSTU Varvara Vukolova, currently working at the faculty of the Institute. Before the competition, the guys congratulated their fellow students on the International Women's Day: they read poems in Russian and Chinese, sang songs, and then gave all the girls sweet gifts. The purpose of this event was to develop creative abilities and cognitive activity of students.
On February 28, 2019 Tambov State Technical University organized a meeting of the International Women's Club. Students of the Faculty of International Education, pupils of the Tambov lyceum ?6 were able to communicate in the format of the round table. The event was organized on the eve of International Women's Day. TSTU students from Syria, Egypt, Iraq, China, Cameroon and other countries and Tambov schoolgirls talked about fashion, cosmetics, cooking, beauty and self-care, various hobbies. The girls could exchange recipes of national dishes, discuss fashion trends in different countries of the world.
On February 15, 2019 in the Tambov regional Museum of Local Lore in the framework of the Cross Years of Russia and Japan with the support of Tambov regional branch of the Russian-Japanese Society the festival of Japanese movies "Momiji" was opened.
Foreign students of the Faculty of International Education of TSTU were invited to the festival. They got acquainted with Japanese movies and culture. Together with the teachers of the Department "Russian Philology" students discussed the plot of the film and shared their impressions in Russian.
In the framework of academic mobility programs Professor of Maltepe University (Istanbul, Turkey) Irina Shelenkova visited Tambov State Technical University. She held a seminar for TSTU students "International Academic Mobility as One of the Priorities of Multicultural Education", during which the opportunities for participation of Russian students in educational and scientific exchange programs were presented.
On January 15-19, 2019 Polytechnic University of Porto (Portugal) held a coordination meeting in the framework of the ERASMUS +project "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training" ENTER, one of the key participants of which is Tambov State Technical University. TSTU was represented by Vice-Rector for International Activities Elena Mishchenko and Head of International Relations Office Larisa Mikheeva. The purpose of this project is the development and implementation of a new multicultural and international approach to formal postgraduate professional and pedagogical education for teachers of engineering disciplines.
A delegation of Iraq representatives visited Tambov State Technical University. These are the heads of the University of Technology and Imam Kadhim University. The guests got acquainted with the structure, directions and specialties of TSTU, visited scientific laboratories, departments and research centers, met with Iraq students studying at TSTU, discussed the prospects of cooperation of universities with TSTU administration. At the end of the visit TSTU, Iraq University of Technology and Imam Kadhim University signed the cooperation agreements.
Rector of TSTU Mikhail Krasnyanskiy and Vice-rector for international activities Elena Mishchenko took part in the conference "Sustainable Cross-Border Cooperation in Education and Applied Research", organized by the Bavarian competence centre of Central and Eastern Europe and the Eastern Bavarian Technical University Amberg-Weiden in Germany. TSTU has been cooperating with Amberg-Weiden University for 4 years and is a permanent partner of this University in the scientific, educational, social sphere. The universities agreed to develop scientific and educational cooperation in the field of digitalization of energy and other areas of activity.
Cooperation between TSTU and Tashkent Chemical-Technological Institute started in the framework of the first Russian-Uzbek educational forum "New Personnel-for the New Economy". As a result of the partnership within the framework of this forum, the rector of TSTU Mikhail Krasnyanskiy signed an agreement on cooperation between Tambov State Technical University and Tashkent Chemical-Technological Institute. The first common activity was a series of lectures given by the staff of TSTU to students of Tashkent Chemical-Technological Institute. Classes were held online.
Faculty of Russian language of Hainan University held an open event dedicated to the promotion of the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019. The purpose of this event was to acquaint students with the history of the Universiade, to form a positive attitude to it and to cause a wish to be engaged in favorite sports, to lead a healthy lifestyle. The event was organized and conducted by Candidate of Phil.Sci., the teacher of TSTU Department "Russian Philology" Varvara Vukolova who now works in Hainan University.
Students of the Faculty of International Education celebrated an unusual holiday-the day of the letter "Ё". The day of the letter "Ё" is celebrated in Russia on November 29. This holiday was established not so long ago in order to prevent discrimination of this symbol of the Russian alphabet. The teachers of the Faculty of International Education arranged an interactive quiz for foreign students who study Russian at TSTU. The winners received memorable prizes.
On November, 22 the students’ photo exhibition "Maple Season in Russia-Momiji in Japan" was opened in TSTU. This exhibition was organized in the framework of the Cross Years of Japan and Russia 2018 and implementation of activities of the strategic project "International EcoGreen Center" of TSTU. Students submitted more than 100 works in several categories. The students 'photos were evaluated by a competent jury.
TSTU Professor of "Physics" Department, Dr. of ph. and math. Sc. Roman Morgunov and leading researcher of the same department, Dr. of ph. and math. Sc. Oksana Koplak won the Von Humbolt Grant to deliver lectures and conduct research in the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany).
TSTU greeted guests from Uzbekistan universities: Nortoji Khuzhamshukurov, Dean of the faculty of Tashkent ?hemical-Technological Institute and Abdukhalil Ganiev, head of the Department "Information Security" of Tashkent University of information Technologies. In the frames of the visit to Tambov State Technical University the Uzbekistan representatives got acquainted with educational process, research results, opportunities of unique equipment in TSTU centers of shared access.
On November 14-16 V International scientific and practical conference "Virtual Simulation, Prototyping and Industrial Design" was held in Tambov State Technical University. The conference was attended by representatives of foreign universities and companies. The aim of the conference was to discuss and publish the research achievements of scientists, as well as to identify and discuss possible solutions to the problems of methods and algorithms development for creation and application of virtual models and prototypes of different objects.
On November 6-9 Tambov State Technical University held the XI International Thermophysical School "Information-Sensor Systems in Thermophysical Research". 35 Russian universities from 24 Russian cities and representatives of more than 20 universities from Italy, Spain, Germany, Singapore, Greece, Japan, Poland, Bulgaria, Belarus, Tajikistan participated in the international thermophysical school. Within the framework of this conference, scientists discussed fundamental and applied problems of heat and mass transfer, new energy-saving technologies, materials, fuel and non-traditional energy sources, new methods and information-sensor systems for research and measurement, economic problems of energy saving, automation of thermal control methods and others.
On October, 18 at the Tambov Youth Theater a Japanese actor Katsura Utazo presented a solo performance in the genre of "rakugo" (traditional literary and conversational genre that originated in Japan in the XVI-XVII centuries) in the framework of the Cross Years of Russia and Japan supported by the "Tambov affiliate of Russian - Japanese Society". TSTU students were invited to this performance. They had the opportunity to get acquainted with the peculiarities of Japanese theater culture and communicate with the Japanese master.
Representatives of the administration and professors from the Universities of Baghdad, Basra, Muthanna and Kufa, the Iraq Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Commerce visited TSTU in the framework of the Ist International scientific and practical conference "Digitalization of agro-industrial complex" and the VIII International Pokrov Fair. The Iraq delegation also attended retraining course "Technologies of Modern Management" including modules on time management, Internet marketing, managerial decision-making methods taking into account characteristics of cross-cultural management delivered by TSTU professors.
TSTU students and teachers took part in the International summer school "Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving as Factors of Regions Sustainable Development" at the National Polytechnic University of Armenia (Yerevan).
In October the Ural Federal University named after B.N. Yeltsin held an international conference on dissemination the results of the MARUEEB project "Master Degree in Innovative Technologies in Energy Efficient Buildings for Russian and Armenian Universities and Stakeholders" - ERASMUS+ program. Within the framework of this event, the consortium member universities from Russia, Armenia, Italy, Slovakia, Romania and Lithuania presented scientific and educational results achieved during the project implementation.
In October 10-12 Tambov State Technical University held the international scientific and practical conference "Digitalization of Agroindustrial Complex." This is a landmark event for the region, which was organized with support of the Regional Administration within the framework of one of the priorities of the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Governor of the Tambov region Alexander Nikitin – the creation of a digital platform for agriculture. It was attended by the representatives of universities, research organizations, IT and agribusiness companies from the Tambov region and other regions of Russia, as well as foreign representatives (Italy, Spain, Germany, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Armenia).
In September, the University of Cardiff (UK) hosted the 12th ECCRIA Conference (The European Conference on Fuel and Energy Research), organized by the Forum on fuel and energy research. It was attended by the post-graduate student of TSTU Natalia Muratova. She made a presentation on the topic "On issue of a number of problems solving at utilization of poultry manure as biofuel".
As part of a private visit to Tambov Professor of the Institute for Eastern European History and Area Studies of the University of Tubingen Dietrich Beyrau visited TSTU Museum complex named after V. I. Vernadsky, in particular the Museum of scientific heritage of academician V. I. Vernadsky. His research interests also include the study of life and work of outstanding Russian and foreign scientists. Dietrich Beyrau visited the exposition dedicated to Vernadsky’s biography, scientific and social activities
The advisor of the Foundation Romualdo del Bianco Ghislaine Avan visited TSTU in the period September 07-12. She develops her project for the preservation of cultural heritage and invited TSTU students to take part in it. Ghislaine Avan travels around the world and makes videos in which people of different nationalities read extracts from The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri in their native languages. Videos are recorded in the most significant places of the world culture and history. The project has been implemented since 2007.
On September 7, students, schoolchildren, teachers, representatives of environmental organizations gathered in TSTU to discuss environmental problems and offer their solution. The platform for discussion was International Youth Educational Forum "EcoGreen" ("Ecological Global Regional Initiatives") organized by the University. The forum was attended by students and pupils of Tambov and the Tambov region, group of students and a teacher from Bialystok University of Technology (Poland), as well as the representative of the Foundation Romualdo del Bianco (Italy) Chislaine Avan.
The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission announced the results of the ERASMUS + 2018 project competition. TSTU received a grant for the project "Engineering Educators Pedagogical Training" / ENTER (598506-EPP-1-2018-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP).
On July 31, a teleconference was held between the administrations of Tambov State Technical University and Alassane Ouattara University in Bouake (Cote D'Ivoire). The parties discussed the plan for cooperation within the framework of the agreement signed earlier. During the discussion, the universities expressed mutual interest in implementation of joint Master's training programs, on the results of which the students will get double diplomas in the field of biomedical engineering, business informatics, economics and law.
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