Standardization and Metrology in Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

Bachelor’s program, Master’s program


Majors: Digital Metrology and Standardization (Bachelor’s program), Metrological Support of Intelligent Processes and Production Facilities (Master’s program)


Institute of Fundamental Training and Technological Innovations,
Department of Metrological Support of Innovation Technologies and Industrial Security


Vladimir Okrepilov, Head of the Department
+7 (812) 494-70-75


Accreditation. State accreditation. Professional-public accreditation.

Awards and achievements. Annually, on March 4, the department organizes and holds the International Metrology Forum “Metrological Support of Innovative Technologies” which brings together researchers, engineers, students, metrology specialists from over 20
countries. Bachelor students take an active part in WorldSkills Russia championships in the FutureSkills competencies in the Digital Metrology category, with gold, silver and bronze medals in 2019-2021. Students get the grants from the Saint Petersburg Government,
personal scholarships from the Saint Petersburg Government. Master students are prize-winners of the All-Russian Olympiad “Metrology. Innovation. Infrastructure of Quality.”

Teaching staff. 94% of teachers engaged in the program delivery hold academic degrees and (or) academic titles. All academic staff members carry out research, teaching and guiding and practical activities relevant to the major being taught, 28% are employees of specialized metrology organizations.

Facilities and resources. State-of-the-art application software packages are used to process experimental findings and model measuring tools. The department has a specialized laboratory equipped with various measuring tools. There is an educational and research
laboratory of metrological support and quality control of new functional materials.

Strategic partners. The department closely cooperates with D.I. Mendeleev All-Russian Institute for Metrology. It is a member of the Metrology Cluster – this is cooperation of schools, universities and enterprises in Saint Petersburg for promoting metrology.

Research. The department staff and students conduct advanced research in the following areas: research and quality control of new functional materials; computer vision and calibration of measuring tools; designing an intelligent system of reverse vending machines.

Competitive advantages. Graduates are well trained in metrology, standardization and certification. They are successfully employed by top enterprises in Saint Petersburg such as D.I. Mendeleev All-Russian Institute for Metrology, UEC Klimov, Power Machines, Tekhpribor, Severnaya Zarya, Aviapribor, Radar mms, and others. FutureSkills development is also one of the advantages.

Employers and employment. Graduate employers are top aerospace systems enterprises and organizations located in Saint Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, including Rossiya Airlines, UEC-Klimov, the Arsenal design office, 218 Aircraft Repair Plant, 20 Aircraft Repair Plant.

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