Academic Year 2016-2017

Skoltech uses online platforms to support its teaching and learning activities. Information about courses is uploaded for the students on the special Student Information System, which is used for course registration.

Detailed information on each course (including the syllabus, announcements, home assignments, lecture notes and presentation slides) is posted on individual course page in Canvas, Skoltech Learning Management System.

Divided by academic terms below, you can find brief course descriptions of the courses to be offered at Skoltech during academic year 2015-2016

ENERGY SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COURSES

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4
Graphical Models of Statistical Inference
Selected Topics in Energy: Physical, Chemical and Geophysical Challenges
Green's Function Methods in Condensed Matter Physics
High-Temperature Superconductors
Nano-Optics
Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
Survey of Materials
Energy Systems (Physics) & Technology
Petrophysics and Reservoir Engineering
Methods for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Introduction to Solid State Physics
Advanced Solid State Physics
Photonics Review
Computational Chemistry and Materials Modelling
Material Structure Characterization Methods
Physical Chemistry of Materials for Electronics and Energy
Fluid Dynamics and CFD
Petroleum Geophysics
Introduction Device Physics
Mathematical Modeling in Engineering
Materials Chemistry
Selected Topics in Energy: Physical, Chemical and Geophysical Challenges
Organic Materials for Electronics, Photonics, Energy Generation and Storage
Stochastic Modeling and Computations
Introduction to Power Systems
Smart Grids
Geostatistics and Reservoir Simulation
Carbon Nanomaterials
Advanced Photonics Course
Quantum Fluids
Quantum Materials
Thermal Fluid Sciences
Electrochemistry: Fundamentals to Applications

INFORMATION SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COURSES

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4
Introduction to Data Science
Mathematics for Data Science
Scientific Computing
Optimization Methods
Numerical Linear Algebra
Robotics
Convex Optimization for Data Science
Modern Convex Optimization
Machine Learning
Mathematical and programming support of software packages and computer networks
Dynamic Systems and Control
Signal and Image Processing
Information and Coding Theory
Large-Scale Optimization and Applications
CSE I: Modelling and Simulation
Advanced Statistical Methods
Stochastic Modeling and Computations
High-Dimensional Statistical Methods
CSE II: Discretization
Bayesian methods of Machine Learning
Natural Language Modelling and Processing
Deep learning
Theoretical Foundations of Computer Science

SPACE SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COURSES

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4
Earth Observation Sensors and Measurements
Spacecraft and Mission Design
Robotics
Space Sector Course
Dynamic Systems and Control
Systems Architecture
Human Spaceflight
Space data processing: making sense of experimental data

PRODUCT DESIGN AND ADVANCED MANUFACTURING COURSES 

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4
Materials Selection in Design
Structural Analysis and Design
Robotics
 
Dynamic Systems and Control
Structure and Properties of Materials
Polymer Chemistry
Composite Materials and Structures
Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

 BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY COURSES

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4
Molecular Biology
Basic Molecular Biology Techniques
Bioinformatics Lab Course
Introduction to the Biomedical Industry and Functional Genomics
Molecular Biology Seminar
Imaging in Biology
Mathematical Modeling in Biology
Basic Molecular Biology Techniques
Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques
Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques (research)
Molecular Biology Seminar
Developmental Biology
Neuroscience
Genetic Animal Models and Integrative Physiology in Drug Discovery
Evolutionary and Medical Genomics
Biostatistics
Genetic Engineering
Basic Molecular Biology Techniques
Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques
Advanced Molecular Biology Techniques (research)
Molecular Biology Seminar
Advanced Bioinformatics Lab Course
Comparative Genomics
Cell Biology Lab Course
RNA Biology

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & INNOVATION COURSES 

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4
Innovation Workshop
Ideas to Impact: Foundations for Commercializing Technological Advances (MS)
Technology Commercialization: Foundations for Doctoral Researchers (PhD)
Intellectual Property and Technological Innovation (MS)
Intellectual Property, Technological Innovation and Academic Research (PhD)

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GENERAL PhD COURSES

Academic Year 2016-2017
History and Philosophy of Science
Pedagogy of Higher Education