Standardization and Metrology in Saint Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design

Bachelor’s program (Standardization and Certification major)


Institute of Information Technologies and Automation,

Department of Engineering Materials Science and Metrology


Ekaterina TSOBKALLO,

Head of the Department

Tel. + 7 812 310-19-26



Awards and achievements. The program was ranked among Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia in 2011-2020.

Teaching staff. The department is represented by highly qualified specialists such as five Professors, Doctors of Sciences, seven Associate Professors, Candidates of Sciences. Every year the leading industrial specialists of Saint Petersburg and Russia are engaged in the teaching process.

Facilities and resources. The facilities and resources include about 150 units of test and analytical equipment, in particular, multipurpose machines manufactured by the Instron firm, STATIGRAF-L, an optical microscope, MICROCOLOR-2000, a microhardness tester. The department has unique equipment such as deformation and strain relaxometers,  thread and fiber wear test systems, the Keisokki evenness tester, LUCI-100 spectrophotometer, and many other devices.

Research. The key research areas are developments of nanocomposite materials for EMI and static electricity protection, for creating energy-saving technology elements, for example, light-emitting diodes, as well as test procedures for these materials with subsequent approval. Special emphasis is placed on research and development of regulatory documentation in the field of smart textile: modeling and prediction of performance characteristics of modern textile materials.

Strategic partners. Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, the Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Ioffe Institute of the RAS, Tver State University, Kazan National Research Technological University, Institut des Sciences Analytiques et de Physico-chimie pour l'Environnement et les Matériaux (France), Tampere University of Technology (Finland). Regional enterprises: the State Regional Center for Standardization, Metrology and Testing in Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region (“Test-Saint Petersburg”), the State Center for Testing, Certification and Standardization, Salute, BIG Filter, Unicosmetic, ROSIZOLIT, the North-West Technology Transfer Center, Power Machines.

Assistance and support for international students and teachers. Registration and Visa Department (consults international applicants and students and assists them in preparing documents proving their legal presence in Russia): Department of International Projects and Educational Programs:, tel. + 7 812 315-05-65. Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens (Russian language, art, economics, technology courses):, tel. + 7 812 310-41-49. The English language version of the website

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