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“Young Energy Research Engineer” Summer School Session

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We invite students who have a bachelor degree in the field of Power and Electrical Engineering for a day of presentations and hands-on work. The event is organized and hosted by Skoltech Center for Energy Systems in collaboration with the “Young Research Engineer” scientific and practical summer school, held each year by the Moscow Power Engineering Institute. Representatives of large energy companies , partners and major employers will attend the event (e.g. RusHydro and MOESK).

Date: July, 23

Time: 9.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Location: MR-402 (TPOC-3)

The schedule for first part of the day consists of presentations by Skoltech research centers. After lunch participants will have an opportunity to visit a lab and, be given a practical scientific challenge to be solved in groups. Students will be using their knowledge and the state-of-the-art lab equipment.


Full program:

9.30-9.35: Opening word, Anna Sharova

9.35-9.50: Introductory Presentation about the Skoltech, Bram Caplan

9.50-10.15: Presentation about Student’s programs, Bram Caplan

10.15-10.35: Presentation of Center for Energy Systems, Janusz Bialek

10.35-10.55: Presentation of Center for Energy Storage, Keith Stevenson

10.55-11.10 Break

11.10-11.30 Presentation of Center for Oil and Gaz, Dmitry Tyagysov

11.30-11.50 Presentation of Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials, Dmitry Katalevsky

11.50-12.10 Presentation of Space Center, Chistianna Taylor

12.10-12.30 Presentation of Intellectual space lab of Robotics, Dzmitry Tsetserukou


13.00-14.00 lunch


14.00-16.00 laboratory work (lab of Center for Energy Systems)

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