MPEI took part in the Fifth ASRTU Summit 2022
From June 1 to 3, 2022, MPEI
took part in the Fifth Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities
Summit (ASRTU), which was held online at the Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Association includes 74 universities in Russia and China whose representatives
took part in the Summit.
ceremony was opened with a welcoming speech by Cao Shihai, Minister Counsellor
of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Russian Federation; Victor
Romanekov, Head of the Department of Bilateral Cooperation with Foreign
Countries of the Department of International Cooperation of the Ministry of
Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation; Tian Lulu, Deputy
Secretary General of the China Scholarship Council; Liu Jianqing, Head of the
Eurasian Department of the International Department of the Ministry of
Education of the PRC; Wang Shuguo, rector of Xi'an Jiaotong University; Mikhail
Gordin, permanent chairman of ASRTU from the Russian side, rector of The Bauman
Moscow State Technical University.
It was noted that in
the past 10 years since its foundation ASRTIt was noted that in
the past 10 years since its foundation ASRTU has become a recognized platform for the development of scientific-educational
and humanitarian cooperation between universities of Russia and China opening new
models of cooperation in such key areas as aviation and cosmonautics, information
technology, new materials and technologies, robotics, renewable energy, the environment,
polar research and many other fields.
represented by Irina Kulik, ASRTU-MPEI coordinator, director of the SEC "Development
of partnership in the field of ICT". In her speech she reported on the
successful long-term development of cooperation between the Russian university
and Chinese universities, which continues to expand on a mutually beneficial
basis even in the current period, both due to the emergence of new MPEI partners
among Chinese universities and the intensification of joint activities with
already existing partners. Among the key areas of cooperation there were noted
such joint educational programs as double-degree programs, summer schools, a
variety of academic mobility programs for students and teachers and the possibility
of studying in English in certain areas of basic educational programs.
was paid to the activation of activities on joint scientific projects, a fresh
confirmation of which was the participation of 6 scientific groups of MPEI in
the competition for grants from the RSF for the event "Conducting
fundamental scientific research and exploratory scientific research by
international research teams" together with the National Natural Science
Foundation of China. In May 2022, applications were submitted for the
competition from the departments of IITCS (CT, AMAI together with CMSN), ITNPE
(GPNF, LT), IEEHT (IHPES, CEE) in partnership with Chinese universities: Huazhong
University of Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Harbin Institute of
Technology, China University of Mining and Technology, Nanjing University of
Aeronautics and Astronautics.
In conclusion, the
hope was expressed for continued productive cooperation with Chinese
universities, both within the framework of ASRTU and at all available