Best Educational Programs: NUCLEAR POWER ENGINEERING AND THERMAL PHYSICS

NIZHNY NOVGOROD STATE TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY NAMED AFTER R.E. ALEKSEEV

Department “Atomic and Thermal Power Stations”

Bachelor’s programme

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DMITRIEV, Sergey Mikhailovich

Head of the Department

 


Programme presentation. NNSTU has been implementing the Programme since 1993. The Programme is delivered within the educational profile “Atomic Power Plants and Units”. The Department’s graduates are prepared for research, management, design, installation and adjustment work. The study process is oriented to fundamental training of specialists in mathematics, physics, thermal physics, general engineering and special disciplines, marketing and management in the power industry.

Teaching staff. The study process is performed by highly-qualified teaching staff, which includes an academician and a correspondent member of RAS, 30 Doctors, and 60 Candidates of Sciences. Training is conducted by the University’s teachers in cooperation with the leading specialists of atomic power industry.

Competitiveness of students. The Programme’s students win scholarships of the companies of nuclear power industry, State Corporation “Rosatom”, scholarships of the President and the Government of the Russian Federation; the scholarships are granted for achievements in research and academic activity. Best students have an opportunity to continue their studies as postgraduates.

Graduates, who have successfully mastered the Programme, work in OJSC “Afrikantov Experimental Design Bureau for Medical Engineering”, NIAEP Company – JSC “Atomstroyexport”, nuclear power plants, power-generating and power-supply companies.

Interaction with employers. The University effectively cooperates with the companies of atomic power industry through creating basic departments at the companies and founding the companies’ research laboratories in the University. Such integration provides for the rapid engagement of students in the working process. The students are placed for work experience in leading national companies of atomic power industry and nuclear power plants. Students develop their qualification theses in the companies, which employ them after graduation. Special academic disciplines, which are included in the professional cycle of the curriculum for the benefit of the State Corporation “Rosatom”, are taught at the basic departments of the University at NIAEP Company – JSC “Atomstroyexport” and OJSCˇ “Afrikantov Experimental Design Bureau for Medical Engineering” by leading specialists of the companies.