Design and Technology of Electronic Instrumentation in Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

Bachelor’s program, Master’s program


Instrumentation Majors: Design and Technology of Electronic Computing Machines (Bachelor’s program), Design and Technology of Aerospace and Electronic Instrumentation (Master’s program)


Institute of Radio Engineering and Infocommunication Technologies, Department of Construction and Technology of Electronic and Laser Equipment


Aleksandr Bestugin, Head of the Department

+7 (812) 494-70-20


Accreditation. State accreditation. Professional-public accreditation.

Awards and achievements. Every year students get scholarships from the Saint Petersburg Government and the Russian President as well as awards at the international contests, including the European ISA Contest for the best student research paper and the contest held by the SPIE/OSA student chapter.

Teaching staff. Around 90% of the teaching staff hold academic degrees and (or) academic titles. Fifteen teachers out of 47 work for design organizations. Facilities and resources. The department has nine specialized laboratories fitted with state-of-the-art equipment. The most utilized research facilities are the facility based on the Heat-Cold-Moisture unit, the nanoeducator facility, the universal vibration testing facility, the thermal imaging research facility, the probe station-based facility, and others.

Strategic partners. The key strategic partners are Avangard, the Impulse research and production association, All-Russian Research Institute of Radio Equipment, the Positron research and production company, organizations and enterprises of Leninets Holding Company.

Research. In 2022, 23 articles out of 52 scientific publications of the department were published by the teachers together with the students. Approximately 30 articles every year are written as independent scientific publications. Other types of student research include sending applications to participate in the Russian Internet Forum with students’ participation, applications for inventions, utility models, and software products, development of cooperation with the SPIE/OSA student chapters, participation in the international conferences organized by SPIE and OSA, in the annual International conference “Wave Electronics and its Indexation” (WECONF 2021 IEEE). In 2019, the university published the magazine containing the SUAI students’ articles: The Way of Science International scientific journal, No 11 (69), 2019 (the additional issue). The issue is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Department of Construction and Technology of Electronic and Laser Equipment of LIAI / SUAI. At the moment eight state-funded and fee-paying PhD students are studying at the department. Competitive advantages. Strong emphasis on specialized professional training with ultimate elimination of ineffective standardized disciplines. A high level of research management and effective organizational and methodological support for academic and research work of students. Modern resources ensuring a high professional level. High demand for Master’s graduates at many organizations of the cluster. Classes for Master students start at 6 p.m., which allows them to work full-time at the relevant organizations.

Employers and employment. Graduates are employed by the top enterprises and organizations of the regional cluster of information technology, radio electronics, instrument engineering, means of communication and infocommunications

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