Georgy Buslaev, head of the Green Energy section of the Arctic Competence Center, took part in an online meeting of the working group on hydrogen created as part of the Russian-German Feedstock Forum. He spoke at the session "System Concepts", where scientific problems related to the creation of an integrated value chain from the production of the lightest gas in nature to its shipment to the consumer were discussed.
An international photo exhibition “Let’s save the heritage of centuries!”, timed to the 30th anniversary of the inclusion of the historic center of St. Petersburg in the UNESCO World Heritage List opened in the Main Library of Mining University.
This structure is headquartered in St. Petersburg and regularly expands its network of partners. It already accounts of more than a hundred technical universities, as well as energy and mining companies in countries such as Austria, Great Britain, China, Germany, and many others.
Khazret Sovmen, former head of the Republic of Adygeya, has allocated personal funds for 62 grants for young scientists of the St. Petersburg Mining University. What kind of research will this money be used for and why would the well-known philanthropist, the founder of one of the world's largest mining companies, Polyus, finance university science?
St. Petersburg Mining University became the leader of the updated rating of the International Engineering Championship CASE-IN, compiled according to the results of student teams' performances over all seasons. The university took first place in the categories “Geological Exploration” and “Mining.” In addition, its teams ranked in the top three in “Oil and Gas” and “Electric Power.”
The Generation 4.0 team of St. Petersburg Mining University won first place at the developers’ forum “Digital twins - moving companies to new greatness.” It was organized by LUT-University of Lappeenranta (Finland).
Participants of this year’s ”Russian Gas” forum, which was held online, questioned the European Commission’s plans to significantly reduce the consumption of natural gas by the EU energy complex. Brussels considers giving up this resource as a vital necessity in the light of the fight for carbon neutrality.
Sergei Serdyukov, the former technical director of Nord Stream 2, believes that the main obstacle to Russia’s progressive development is the lack of quality managers, those who can take responsibility for making important strategic decisions and avoid making mistakes when putting them into practice. Is this really the case? How can we make serious top managers of promising young people with leadership skills? Forpost publishes excerpts from Sergey Serdyukov's commencement lecture “Management as the main problem of the 21st century”, which he delivered in St. Petersburg, at the "Young Leaders of Science-2020” forum.
They presented their developments to the judgment of experts from major Russian and foreign companies, such as GEOTECH Seismic, SIBUR, PhosAgro, and Schneider Electric.
Among the most urgent issues are the terms and method of the session, the need to conclude additional agreements to the contracts for educational services, further research and a number of others.