Honorary Title of Honorary Professor of St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI"

The title of Honorary Professor of ETU "LETI" is awarded by the university's Academic Council to Russian and foreign citizens who have made a significant contribution to the development of higher education in the university's priority fields of science and technology.

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The nomination for the title of Honorary Professor can come from the academic councils of the university departments and other Russian and foreign scientific and educational institutions and must contain a detailed description of the candidate's achievements.

The proposal to award the title of Honorary Professor is submitted to the Academic Council by the rector. The decision to award the title shall be made by secret ballot. The decision shall be deemed passed if at least two-thirds of the Academic Council members participated in the voting and at least two-thirds of those present voted for awarding the title.

The title is certified by a record in the book "Honorary Professors of St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI," a diploma, and a badge, presented to the newly elected Honorary Professor by the rector at the Academic Council meeting.

Honorary Professor of ETU "LETI" can participate in Academic Council meetings with an advisory capacity and represent the university on behalf of the rector in Russian and foreign institutions.

Book "Honorary Professors of St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI"

Hoke Smith (1932 - 2004), Professor, tenth President of Towson University, USA, was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of ETU "LETI" in 2001. 

Alfred Mühlbauer (1979-2000), Professor, Director of the Institute of Electrothermal Processes, University of Hannover, Germany, was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of ETU "LETI" in 1999.

Sergio Lupi, Professor, Deputy Director of the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Padua, Italy, was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of ETU "LETI" in 1999.

Nguyen Thanh Nghi, Professor, Vice-Rector for Research and International Affairs at Hanoi Open University, was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of ETU "LETI" in 2011.