Scientific elite generation bridge: "School of young scientists" 

Scientific elite generation bridge:

From October 5 to October 6 scientific conference "School of Young Scientists" on vacuum micro and a nanoelectronics took place at ETU. It by right is considered as the large platform for communication of young scientists and masters of vacuum micro and nanoelectronics technologies.

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During his opening speech at opening of the School, chairman of the organizing committee, Head of Department of Micro and a nanoelectronics, Doctor of Engineering, professor Victor V. Luchinin underlined, that it was ETU where vacuum production started up. Also he emphasized that this direction is top- priority in the framework of ETU participation in Academic excellence project 5-100.

Students, graduate students, young scientists of ETU and other technical universities became participants of "School of young scientists". They had unique opportunity not only to become listeners of lectures of outstanding scientists, but also to present their developments to recognized professionals of area.

Eleven Russian and five foreign lecturers submitted their reports to audience on the basis of research works of the following organizations: Kotelnikov Institute of Radio-engineering and electronics of RAS, MIPT, The Bonch-Bruevich St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, St. Petersburg University, Bashkir State university, JSC “NIIEFA”, NT-MDT group of companies, University of Surrey (Great Britain), Philips (Germany), Mahatma Gandhi University (India), Vanderbilta University (USA), Tsukuby University (Japan).

Within the School the audience was also told about close interaction of higher education institutions, including successful combination of basic researches in the field of micro and nanoelectronics of St.Petersburg University and their practical application realized by the staff of Department of the First Electrotechnical University.

Organization of School was widely supported by the international scientific community. Five lecturers of school are included into the Permanent supervisory board of the international conference on vacuum electronic sources. Two lecturers of school, possessing an honorary title of IFES Fellow of the international community on autoemission, among which is professor Richard Forbes who heads IFES for nearly a decade, expressed big support to organizers and highly appreciated the organizational and scientific level of School.

Similar events, held in LETI, are the important educational platform for young scientists, where the leading experts in the area impart experience and train new generation of scientific elite.