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Power Electronics
11.04.04. Electronics and Nanoelectronics


Overview
In the process of training under this program, students get acquainted with the basic methods of mathematical modeling of electronic equipment elements and the principles underlying the construction of mathematical models of industrial electronics circuits. They study computer technologies used at the stage of collecting and primary processing of scientific and technical information, methods used for processing the results of the experiment. They study methods of computing electronic and nanoelectronic devices, microcontrollers for general and industrial use, electronic systems and devices for measuring, monitoring and controlling objects and production complexes. They study methods of calculating power converters in electric power systems, power supply systems of mining plants, protection devices for electric grid automation and ensuring electrical safety at enterprises of the mineral resource complex.

Reasons for choosing a course
  • Widespread labor market demand for specialized personnel with deep knowledge of the features of industrial electronics, and this demand has good prospects in the future
  • The possibility of obtaining a basic education in the field of electronics, which allows developing new systems of power electronics, their operation and maintenance, and scientific research
  • An opportunity to study the principles of operation of devices and systems of power electronics used in all areas of life, as well as to develop them for various areas of the national economy
  • The ability to apply the acquired knowledge in many related branches of science and industry
  • The opportunity to engage in scientific activities during training at St. Petersburg Mining University

Направление
подготовки
11.04.04. Electronics and Nanoelectronics
Degree
Master's
Mode of attendance
Full time
Duration
2 years
Admission tests
Field-specific entrance test, diploma grade-point average, final qualifying work grade
Number of contract-based openings
5
State-financed openings
5
Tuition fees
130 000 RUB per semester
Career opportunities
Graduates of this educational program can work at Russian and foreign energy and transport enterprises; industry, oil and gas complex, high-tech and innovative enterprises; enterprises of all forms of incorporation that have in use personal computers (operation and maintenance of computers and LANs); communications enterprises (Internet providers, cable television, IP-telephony, GTS). The Master's degree program provides ample opportunities and allows the students to increase the amount of their knowledge and skills. In its turn, this provides for the opportunities to successfully build successful careers in industry or research. Graduates can work as designers or technologists at enterprises of the electronic industry; be researchers at the institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, design bureaus and scientific departments of industrial enterprises; engage in scientific or teaching activities at universities and in organizational and managerial activities. Graduate have perfect opportunities to enroll to postgraduate school.
Field of study
  • Mathematical modeling methods
  • Essential problems of modern electronics and nanoelectronics
  • Computer technology in research
  • Design and technology of electronic component base
  • Electric drives with valve and stepper motors
  • Power semiconductor converters in power supply systems
  • Microprocessors in an electric drive
  • Power supply in electrical complexes and systems
  • Energy-saving technologies for mining enterprises
  • Semiconductor power circuits
Our alumni
Graduate professional skills
  • Skills of mathematical analysis, theoretical and experimental research of the properties of materials and products of electronic equipment
  • Skills in mathematical modeling of electronic devices, circuits, and power electronics devices for various functional purposes based on standard computer-aided design packages
  • Experience in experimental research of parameters and characteristics of devices, circuits, devices and installations of power electronics for various functional purposes
  • Experience in planning and conducting experiments according to a given methodology, processing results using modern information technologies and technical means
  • Skills in calculating and designing power electronics devices, circuits, and devices for various functional purposes in accordance with the statement of work using design automation

Additional opportunities
Learning foreign languages (English, German, French) in addition to studying Russian
University departments invite foreign lecturers to teach courses or deliver lectures on particular topics. These courses are taught in foreign languages.
Acquiring skills in working with modern software complexes and equipment
Research activities under the guidance of department professor and associate professors