BMSTU and MIPT will train the staff for JINR

News, 16 July 2019

On 12 July 2019, representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (Minobrnauki), the Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU), and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) visited JINR. The delegation was headed by First Deputy Minister of Minobrnauki G. V. Trubnikov, Director of the Department of Innovation and Advanced Research of Minobrnauki V. V. Medvedev, BMSTU Rector A. A. Aleksandrov, and MIPT Rector N. N. Kudryavtsev. The delegation was also represented by Vice-rector for research and development S. N. Garichev and Vice-rector for science and development programmes V. A. Bagan (representing MIPT), as well as Vice-rector for Economy and Innovations E. A. Starozhuk, Dean of the Faculty “Power plant engineering” A. A. Zherdev, Assistant to Rector M. D. Safronov (representing BMSTU), and Assistant to First Deputy Minister of Minobrnauki A. O. Dryakhlov.

The key objective of the visit was to discuss the issues of training the highly qualified staff for the implementation of the unique scientific projects of JINR, such as the NICA mega-science project and the Superheavy Element Factory. The parties discussed prospects for cooperation as well as further steps towards the staff training and attracting graduates of leading relevant universities to work in the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research. It was noted that training of a new generation of highly skilled scientists and engineers is the key element in the implementation of large-scale scientific projects, particularly mega-science ones.

During the visit, the guests were acquainted with objects of the JINR scientific infrastructure accompanied by JINR Director Academician V. A. Matveev and JINR Chief Scientific Secretary A. S. Sorin. Moreover, they had meetings with heads of the JINR laboratories. The delegation visited the Laboratory of High Energy Physics where saw the NICA accelerator complex being constructed and the factory of superconducting magnets. Furthermore, the guests had a meeting with JINR Vice-Director, VBLHEP Director V. D. Kekelidze and VBLHEP Scientific Secretary D. V. Peshekhonov. FLNR Director S. N. Dmitriev and FLNR Scientific Secretary A. V. Karpov welcomed the delegation in the Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions. The delegation learned about the research fields of the Laboratory, visited the Superheavy Element Factory and saw its basic facility, the DC-280 cyclotron. The visit to FLNR was concluded by a meeting with FLNR Scientific Leader Yu. Ts. Oganessian.

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