Nikolay Rogalev conducted work meeting of Power Engineering council of CIS and Belarus Ministry of Energy
5 July, 2022, Nikolay Rogalev, MPEI Rector, assisted
by Alexander Tarasov, Vice-Rector on International Relations, and Anastasia
Mashkova, Director for Integration Policy, took part in a session of CIS Power
Engineering Council, that was carried out in Minsk, Belarus. The meeting was
opened by Viktor Karankevich, Belorussian Minister of Energy.
The meeting was dedicated to prospects of
collaboration development in the field of personnel training for the electric
power engineering branches, sharing experience, education programs enhancement
and digitalization of education.
MPEI Rector reported on personnel potential
development and realization in the CIS Power Engineering field, taking MPEI
continuous power engineering personnel support as a model, thus showing that
our University is a basic organization for the CIS in training, retraining and
skill improvement in the domain of Electric Power Engineering. He also gave an
insight on the formation of scientific experts’ Society as an organization
joint to the CIS Power Engineering Council that will help to develop the
scientific branch potential of the CIS. The Society includes leading
specialists and experts of the academic and energy fields of Belarus, as well
as key organizations of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
the full-scale branch educational integration on the governmental level is one
of the important strategic goals in scientific and technical progress nowadays.
For an effective cohesion in enhancing the young specialists’ potential, as
well as the experienced ones and the ones who lead the branch organizations in
the power engineering fields of Russia and CIS, MPEI can be seen as a role
model of a higher academic institute that has a complex of resources and
high-quality teaching staff that are demanded internationally. I am sure that
the consolidation of our efforts aimed at the CIS power engineering branch progress
will be a boost for the modernization of innovation potential of the Union.
In order to develop the interstate partnership, the
session gathered Heads of the training centers of large energy corporations
such as Rosatom and Rosseti that actively implement joint projects with MPEI,
as well as Heads of the Institutes with adjacent study profiles attended the
At the conclusion of the international visit, the MPEI
delegation and other participants of the session visited the Belorussian
National Technical University - a basic organization of the CIS in the field of
higher technical education. Its Rector, Sergey Kharitonchik expressed high
hopes for the efficient strategic planning and achievement of the goals
The main topic for the discussion with the Belorussian
partners were the issues for cooperation development in the field of the
personnel training and creation of a CIS expert base. MPEI Rector Nikolay
Rogalev spoke on possible joint projects with Belarusian National Technical University
(BNTU), and its Rector presented a roadmap for collaboration between BNTU and
the Belarus Ministry of Energy. During the meeting, the parties underlined the
main directions of development and experience exchange, and outlined plans for
the development of joint educational programs, organization of internships and
interaction between repositories.
On 4 July, the MPEI delegation visited the Belarus
State Technological University. Its staff welcomed the guests and its Rector
spoke on the project design and applied activities of the university in the
fields of energy, ecology, labor protection and technosphere safety. The
meeting was also attended by Alexander Tsiganov, First Vice-Rector of BSTU,
Sergey Shetko, Vice-Rector on Scientific Work, and Andrey Sakovich, Vice-Rector
on Study Work, who presented scientific, technical and innovation projects of
By the results of the discussion of collaboration
prospects for the sides in the fields of study and R&D work, an agreement
between MPEI and BSTU on development of mutual cooperation, joint personnel
training system improvement and experience exchange was signed.