Board of Trustees elected the first Sakharov scholars from MSU

Our Board of Trustees held a vote on six candidates submitted by the Physics Department of MSU for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships. The Trustees noted that all the candidates presented had an extremely high level of academic and scientific achievements. The following four scholars were elected by vote: Roman V. ZAKHAROV (2nd year PhD student, … Read more

Board of Trustees meeting

On January 20, 2022, we held an online meeting of our Board of Trustees led by the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander M. SERGEEV. At the meeting, the MSU committee representative, Professor of the Department of Quantum Electronics and Vice-Rector Andrey A. FEDYANIN spoke about the competition process and the selected 6 … Read more

Board of Trustees elected the first Sakharov scholars from MIPT

Our Board of Trustees held a vote on ten candidates submitted by MIPT for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships. The Trustees noted that all the candidates presented had an extremely high level of academic and scientific achievements. The following eight scholars were elected by vote: Elizaveta S. ANDRIYAKHINA (5th year student, Department of Problems of Theoretical … Read more

The competition for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship at MSU exceeded 15 applications per place

On November 15, 2021, the Physics Department of MSU announced a competition for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships. The submission deadline expired on November 27, 2021. A total of 63 applications were submitted for 4 scholarships available. The competition exceeded 15 applications per place available. The final list of candidates will be presented to us by … Read more

Board of Trustees meeting

On November 30, 2021, we held an online meeting of our Board of Trustees led by the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander M. SERGEEV. At the meeting, the MIPT committee representative and the RAS Corresponding Member Dmitry I. KAZAKOV spoke about the competition process and the selected 10 finalists. Voting on 8 … Read more

The competition for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship at MIPT exceeded 13 applications per place

On September 20, 2021, MIPT announced a competition for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships. The submission deadline expired on October 21, 2021. A total of 108 applications were submitted for 8 scholarships available. The competition exceeded 13 applications per place available. The final list of candidates was presented to us on November 19, 2021. The discussion … Read more

“Mayak” Academy in N.Novgorod to be named after Andrei Sakharov

“Mayak” Academy in N.Novgorod to be named after Andrei Sakharov The ceremony is devoted to the World Science Day for Peace and Development NIZHNY NOVGOROD, November 10. /TASS/. The “Mayak” Academy, Rosatom’s educational center in Nizhny Novgorod, will be named after the Soviet physicist and human rights activist Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov. The ceremony, which will … Read more

SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead

SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead (translated from the Russian Academy of Sciences website in Russian)

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev took part in the online forum “The World in Half a Century”. The event was held at the exhibition of the Nizhny Novgorod Region within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Leading scientists and futurologists discussed the main trends in the development of our civilization in the future 50-100 years as well as the most important areas of scientific and technological breakthroughs and the prospects for the implementation of the most advanced technological solutions.

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev noted that there are three hypostases of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov: Sakharov – “the scientist”, Sakharov – “the thinker” and Sakharov – “the human rights activist.“The hypostasis of Andrei Dmitrievich as a thinker, of course, seems very interesting and important, since he was much ahead of his time in comprehending reality,” stressed Alexander Sergeev.

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