Mikhail Kupriyanov

Mikhail Kupriyanov

First Vice-Rector

D.Sc., Professor, Head of the Computer Systems Engineering Department

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Mikhail Kupriyanov is an expert in Computing Systems and Technologies. He defended his candidate's thesis on the design of microprocessor systems in 1977 and his doctoral thesis on the development and use of fuzzy methods and models for building self-organizing systems in 1988. He was awarded the title of Assistant Professor in 1985, the title of Professor in 1991.

Professor Kupriyanov's main research results are reflected in more than 12 monographs, 200 articles, and 50 copyright certificates and patents. Under his leadership, major R&D projects have been carried out on the orders of ministries and departments.

Mikhail Kupriyanov's organizational activity was connected with his work as Head of the Computer Systems Engineering Department, Head of the Center of Microprocessor Technology, Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science and Technology. He worked in the IT industry as a project manager and director of software development companies. Mikhail Kupriyanov takes part in the work of the Federal Association for Education and Methodology concerning an integrated group of specialties entitled “Computer Systems Engineering and Informatics.” He organizes contests and competitions in discrete mathematics and theoretical informatics. Mikhail Kupriyanov holds the position of Chairman of the Dissertation Council. He is one of the founders of the Computer Tools in Education journal, the organizer of several Russian and international conferences and symposia.

Mikhail Kupriyanov forms the higher engineering school for knowledge-intensive digital economy IT technologies, based on personalized education trajectories and a unified digital model for mastering the sections of algorithmic mathematics. The goal is to produce new generations of specialists by integrating educational programs of all levels (bachelor’s degree, specialty, master’s, postgraduate, doctoral studies) to create a new technological culture in the Russian Federation, based on virtual design bureaus and factories, virtual reality and digital twins, intellectualization of various industries and social sphere. 

Spheres of research interest

  • Big data analysis;
  • intelligent technologies;
  • secure and distributed computing;
  • embedded systems, including for the industrial Internet, etc.


  • Honored Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation (2007);
  • St. Petersburg Government Prize for outstanding achievements in higher and secondary vocational education (2011);
  • Russian Federation Government Prize in the field of education (2012);
  • Russian Federation Presidential Certificate of Honor (2011).