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On November 19 at the Leonardo da Vinci Scientific and Exhibition Hall of the SUAI was held the extended meeting of the scientific seminar with the RAS Academician, Doctor of Economics, Professor A.G. Aganbegyan and the Russian section of the ISA. During this meeting the Chairman of the Board of the LDC MIBS Group of Companies (“ The Medical Diagnostic Center of the International Institute of Biological Systems ”) - Arkady Zinovyevich Stolpner made the report on “Knowledge Economy: Public-Private Partnership in newest technologies in health care”. The history of the first center of the "MIBS" began with the partnership of S.M. Berezina and A.Z. Stolpner and the purchase of one used foreign magnetic resonance imager. Thanks to the well-functioning, efficient use of the purchased equipment, it was possible to achieve quick payback and channel the proceeds to expand the network of MRI centers. Currently, this largest network has more than 90 centers united by a single telemedicine connection, with the best equipment in 68 cities of Russia, a radiosurgery clinic (gamma and cyber knives), stereotactic radiotherapy and general oncology, 3 full PET centers. There are about 400 doctors and 2500 representatives of the medical centers (the personnel are trained by the center independently) working in the MIBS . The latest achievement of MIBS was the opening in St. Petersburg of the country's only Center for Proton-Radiation Therapy, equipped with the most modern, sophisticated high-tech equipment.Since 2015, MIBS changed its name to “Medical Institute named after S.M. Berezin”.All projects were carried out without borrowing, only with the use of funds from private investors and operating profit. The first LDC "MIBS" began its work in St. Petersburg in 2003. Since 2012, the annual number of patients admitted to the LDS MIBS is more than 1,300,000 people.The following members of the Russian section of the ISA took an active part in the discussion of the report: Antokhina Yu.A., Ovodenko A.A., Bestugin A.R., Kirshina I.A., Budagov A.S., Bobovich A.V.




In October 2018, the Regional Public Organization for Promoting the Effective Development of Creative and Innovative Activities in Modern Education "Doctrine" held the All-Russian Contest of Students "My Contribution to the Greatness of Russia". According to the results of the qualifying competition, SUAI students Mikhailov Ilya and Dobrovolskaya Angelina (President of the ISA SUAI student section) were invited to Moscow to participate in the All-Russian Conference. On October 27, the students spoke at the conference, showing good results. Angelina Dobrovolskaya (her supervisor - an active member of the Russian section of the ISA Nikolai Nikolayevich Mayorov) was awarded a gold medal and a 1 degree diploma, and Mikhailov Ilya received a silver medal and a 2 degree diploma. Also, the scientific advisors and the rector of SUAI Yuliya Antokhina (President of the ISA 2014 Russian Section) were awarded for training participants.


From October 1 to October 5, the 21st International Youth Scientific Conference “Wave Electronics and its Applications in Information and Telecommunication Systems” was held at the SUAI. More than 110 scientists from Russia and foreign countries took part in its work. Among the participants were scientists from Russia, Belarus, China and Germany. The conference worked in four sections: “Acousto-optic”, “Acoustoelectronics”, “Optical methods of information processing”, “Processing and transmission of information in infocommunication systems”. The members of the Russian section of the ISA Yu.A. Antokhina, A. A. Ovodenko, K.V. Losev, A.R. Bestugin, A.M. Tyurlikov, A.A. Ovchinnikov, A.V. Sergeev, and the members of the student section of the ISA SUAA Graduate students: Kazakov V., Paraskun A., Shelest M. took an active part in the preparation and holding of the conference.


On October 1, at the extended session of the seminar of A.G. Aganbegyan, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Economics, Professor, and the Russian section of the ISA, the well-known Russian entrepreneur and investor Zakhar Davidovich Smushkin made a report on “New Approach to the Development of Territories” The central point of the report was the project of the satellite city "Yuzhny". This is a large-scale development project, which will be located in the Pushkin district of St. Petersburg. The satellite city will be located on the territory of more than 2 thousand hectares in the Pushkin district of St. Petersburg, of which 350 hectares are reserved for parks and public areas. The satellite city will provide 15,000 jobs. One of the first objects on the territory of the satellite city will be the scientific and educational innovation center "ITMO Highpark". For the design of the satellite city "Yuzhny" a dynamic digital model of modeling development is used. The model combines diverse data on the territory, which until now was processed separately: master plan and architectural design, transport and engineering infrastructure, provision of social facilities, economics, taxes, investments. Basing on the data entered, the model generates the forecasts necessary for the user, for example, the intensity of traffic flows in five years or the required amount of investment in the project and return on investments. The members of the Russian section of the ISA Antokhina Yu.A., Ovodenko A.A., Shishlakov V.F., Budagov A.S., Fetisov V.A., Pavlov I.A. were actively involved in the discussion of the report


September 27-30, Shanghai Polytechnic University (SSPU), one of the leading technical universities of the People’s Republic of China, hosted the prestigious Global Partnership Week, providing representatives of various institutions of higher education from all over the world a convenient platform for communication and cooperation. The SUAI delegation, which was headed by the SUAI rector Antokhina Yu.A., included: Boer V.M., Losev K.V., Pavlov I.A. (all active members of the Russian section of the ISA). The topics of the Global Partnership Week 2018 were the interaction of educational institutions and industry, training of qualified personnel in the aerospace industry, issues of scientific and technical exchange, as well as the promotion of innovation and entrepreneurship development. Yulia Antokhina, SUAI Rector, made a presentation in the 2018 Global Partnership Week on the SUAI methods of teaching students in key specialties, as well as the SUAI experience of cooperation with leading Russian and international companies in high-tech industries.


Mayorov Nikolai Nikolayevich, Deputy Director of the Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems of the SUAI, Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor presented a monograph published in 2018 “Forecasting the development of marine passenger terminals” to the ISA Knowledge Center in the Russian Federation.


On September 21, SUAI and Skoltech signed a joint agreement on the opening of the Competence Center of the National Technological Initiative (CC STI) in the NWFD in the area of "Wireless and Internet Technologies of Things". The opening of the STI Competence Center was held at the Central Museum of Communications named after AS Popov within the framework of the All-Russian forum in the field of information and communication technologies «IT-Dialogue 2018. Digital equality of regions». The solution of scientific, technical and educational tasks in the field of wireless communications and the Internet of things that will help to overcome the barriers and difficulties facing the Russian Federation and the world as a whole is the key goal of the Center. In the first part of the event there was a discussion within the framework of the Roundtable on the definition of goals, objectives and road map of the Competence Center of the STI.It was attended by members of the government of St. Petersburg, representatives of such universities as the State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI), the State Electrotechnical University "LETI" them. V.I.Ulyanov (Lenin), State University of Telecommunications named after Professor MA. Bonch-Bruevich (SPbGUT), employees of Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (SkTech), representatives of JSC "Technopark of St. Petersburg", as well as other interested persons. The SUAI delegation included the active members of the ISA Russian section, professors: Antokhina Yu.A., Bestugin A.R., Tyurlikov A.M., Shishlakov V.F., associate professors Losev K.V., and Sergeev A.V. After the Round Table was concluded, the signing ceremony of the agreement on the opening of the Competence Center of the National Technological Initiative on the NWFD in the field of "Wireless Communication Technologies and the Internet of Things" was held with the participation of the SUAI rector Yulia Anatolyevna Antokhina and the Vice-President for Work with Industry and Public Authorities of "Skoltech" Alexei Konstantinovich Ponomarev.


The renowned specialist in the field of converter technology, power electronics and electric drive, PhD in engineering, associate professor of the electromechanics and robotics department of SUAI Martynov Alexander presented the book "Power Electronics" (written by A.A. Martynov, O.B. Chernysheva) published by the authors to ISA's knowledge center in Russia in


September 15, in St. Petersburg was held the first stage of the competition on computer security SPb CTF (Capture the Flag) 2018. The CTF competitions series in Russia are conducted by the Interregional public organization " Association of Chief Information Security Officer" (IROO "ACISO") under the international Capture the Flag (CTF) rules. They take the form of a game, in which the teams acquire and demonstrate their skills in the field of information and informatics protection. The competitions are held annually with the support of the Ministry of Defense of Russia, the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, FSTEC of Russia, IPI RAS, the Institute of Cryptography, Communication and Informatics, the Federal Educational and Methodological Association (FUMO) for education in the field of information security of higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation and in coordination with the FSB of Russia. As a result of the first stage, the SUAI team entered the top ten and went to the finals. In total, more than 60 teams took part in the competitions. The captain of the SUAI team was a member of the ISA student section, graduate student Mikhail Afanasyev.


From July 30 to August 4, Ekaterinburg hosted the III WorldSkills Professional Skills Championship of the Rosatom state corporation AtomSkills-2018. AtomSkills is a large-scale industry movement uniting more than 1000 specialists from 78 enterprises of the state corporation, students of the educational institutions and veterans of the nuclear industry. For Rosatom, this is the main instrument for developing an environment for the exchange of professional knowledge among generations, ensuring sustainable development and achieving of Rosatom's strategic goals. The corporate championship is held according to the international standards of WorldSkills. In 2018, among the 27 competitive competences, the competence "Corporate protection against threats to internal information security" was created, with the active participation of SUAI and its industrial partners. It is natural that SC Rosatom entrusted the organization of the competition for corporate protection of instructed to the SUAI as a creator of competencies that has both significant experience in carrying out various projects in the field of information security and championships of all levels in accordance with WorldSkill standards. The active member of the ISA Russian Section, the head of the Informatization Department of the SUAI Anton Valerievich Sergeev (the main competence expert) and the assistant of the Department of Infocommunication Technologies of the SUAI Nikolay Valentinovich Matveev (deputy chief expert) were responsible for the preparation and conduct of competitions for the competence "Corporate protection from threats to internal information security" . The technical support was provided by the representative of the company InfoWatch - the industrial SUAI partner. For 5 days, specialists of the Rosatom divisions and educational institutions from different regions of the country, who had undergone serious preliminary selection during the qualifying stages, competed for the title of the strongest internal security officers on the IEC Ekaterinburg-Expo site. And the experts of the SUAI monitored compliance of the rules for evaluating participants acording to the WorldSkills standards, provided impartiality and fairness of refereeing, as well as guaranteed uninterrupted operation of the equipment and prompt elimination of the arising malfunctions. The tasks of the participants in the "Corporate Protection Against Internal Threats" competency included the analysis of the deployed IT infrastructure of the enterprise, the search for the vulnerabilities in it, the normative provision of protection measures, the deployment and use of the system to prevent the leakage of confidential information and protect organizations from internal information security threats (DLP -system) InfoWatch Traffic Monitor. Winners and prize-winners of AtomSkills-2018, in addition to a significant monetary prize, were given the opportunity to participate in the WorldSkills Hi-Tech - Russian national championship of working professions of high-tech industries in Rosatom, which will be held in October 2018 in Ekaterinburg.


On June 27th an exhibition of graduation projects carried out by students of universities of St. Petersburg on assignment of the executive bodies of state power of St. Petersburg "Students of the city of 2018" was held in St. Petersburg. Four graduates of the SUAI of 2018, who won the Contest, were granted the right to carry out their graduation projects. Two of those graduation projects were supervised by the Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Semenova Elena Georgievna (Director of the Institute of Innovation and Basic Master's Training of the SUAI, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2011). Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir V. Kirillov, who visited the exhibition, carefully studied the exposition of the SUAI projects and thanked the students and the supervisors. Yulia A. Antokhina, the President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014, introduced the students and their projects to the vice governor.


On June 27th the best graduates of St. Petersburg universities of 2018 were congratulated at the Atrium of the Commandant's House of the Peter and Paul Fortress. On the Youth Day, the best graduates of the city's universities received memorable gifts from the hands of St. Petersburg Vice-Governor Vladimir Kirillov. The best graduate of the SUAI in 2018 was the Master of the Institute for Innovation and Master Degree Basic Training Anastasia Petrushevskaya - the winner of many competitions and olympiads in the field of scientific and technical creativity, the laureate of the Presidential and Government Grant of St. Petersburg, a member of the SUAI student section of the ISA. The rector of the SUAI Professor Yulia A. Antokhina (President of the Russian section of the ISA in 2014) and the Director of the Institute for Innovation and Master Degree Basic Training Professor Elena G. Semyonova (President of the ISA Russian Section in 2011) congratulated the laureate.


The Russian section of the ISA received a Letter of Gratitude from the exhibition company Expotronica.


On June 18th a regular meeting of the Presidium of the ISA Russian section was held at the Russian ISA headquarters. The meeting was chaired by the SUAI Rector, the President of the ISA Russian section in 2014, Yulia Anotkhina, and the head of the ISA representative office in Russia, the President of the SUAI, Anatoly A. Ovodenko. The report for the first half of 2018 was made by the President of the ISA section of Russia in 2018, the Director of the SUAI Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies, Doctor of Economics Artur S. Budagov. The members of the Presidium discussed the draft plan of preparation for the 25th anniversary of the Russian section of the ISA in St. Petersburg.

Yulia A. Antokhina, the SUAI Rector, the President of the Russian section of the ISA in 2014, was awarded the academic title of Professor by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. 630/nk dated 15.06.2018 "On conferring academic titles of professor and associate professor". The members of the Presidium cordially congratulated the Rector.


On May 24, Gerald Cockrell, Professor of the University of Indiana (USA), President of ISA 2009, SUAI Honorary Doctor took part in the final session of the internet seminar "Project Management" at the NIIT Demonstration Hall of the SUAI. Professor Cockrell held the seminar for the thirteenth time. During these years, about 340 students, post-graduate students, SUAI teachers and professors and members of the regular and student ISA sections took part in the seminar. Arthur S. Budagov, President of the Russian ISA section in 2018, Doctor of Economics, PhD of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Director of the SUAI Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies, on behalf of Professor Gerald Cockrell handed the University of Indiana certificates to students and teachers who have successfully completed the program.


On May 24, 2018 during the SUAI Academic Council meeting, students and postgraduates - winners of the XIV European competition for the best ISA student scientific work, were awarded the Honorary diplomas and gold medals by the rector of SUAI Julia A. Antokhina. The awards were given to: Maria Shelest, Alexander Chabanenko, Bella Hakobyan, Alexandra Shabanova, Rostislav Shaniyazov, Maxim Tarala. The University team won the overall team competition.


On May 24 a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the open qualifying championship on the basis of the SUAI Engineering School was held. In 2018, the championship was held for the second time and this event was firmly included in the number of the largest WorldSkills events, held in St. Petersburg. The contest was attended by more than 100 students and experts from 5 educational organizations of Moscow and St. Petersburg. Competitions were held in six areas: software solutions for business, space systems engineering, Internet of things, corporate protection against internal information security threats, Internet marketing, recruiting. Competences "recruiting" and "Internet marketing" were presented by the Moscow State Educational Complex (MGOK). The rest were represented by the experts of SUAI together with its technological and industrial partners. The representatives of the SUAI industrial partners - Roskosmos, Lenpoligrafmash, Ikoroft, InfoWatch, as well as the committees of the city government visited the championship grounds. At the awards ceremony, which took place in the SUAI scientific and exhibition center "Da Vinci", the holders of three prize places for each competence were awarded the diplomas and gifts, and experts received certificates confirming their status in each area of competence. The awards were presented to the winners: Julia Antokhina, the SUAI rector, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the II open SUAI qualifying championship on Worldskill Russia standards, the president of the Russian section of the ISA 2014; Alexander R. Bestugin, the director of the SUAI Institute of radio engineering, electronics and communications, the president of the Russian section of the ISA 2013; Anton V. Sergeev, the head of the SUAI Informatization Department, Active Member of the Russian ISA Section, Chief Expert of the WordsSkill Russia Competence "Corporate Protection Against Internal Information Security Threats". The result of the qualifying tournament determined the students that will take part in the National Interuniversity Championship according to WorldSkills standards, which will be held at the end of 2018 in Moscow. The mission of the WorldSkills World Association is the development of high professional standards. To achieve this goal, professional (including new digital professions) competitions are organized at different levels for young people under the age of 22. In our country this idea has received a new development in the form of FutureSkills - the Russian initiative for organizing competitions and research in the field of competencies representing the future profession. In 2017, SUAI joined the international FutureSkills working group, which is engaged in the search and development of the "competencies of the future" that will be the most demanded in the next decade. Open qualifying higher school championship WorldSkills Russia is a new stage in the development of this cooperation.


By the Committee for Science and Higher Education Order No. 47, 07 05.2018, the St. Petersburg Government Prize for outstanding achievements in the field of higher and secondary vocational education in 2018 were awarded. The laureate of the Prize in the nomination "Organizational solutions for the quality of training specialists", Irina A. Kirshina, associate professor of the Department of Construction and Technology of Electronic and Laser Equipment, deputy director of the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications of the St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, was awarded for her work "Creation of integrated innovative scientific and educational structures as a tool for training professionals in the field of engineering and technical education".


Director of the SUAI Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, active member of the Russian section of the ISA Vladislav F. Shishlakov donated the monograph "Electric Power Complex with Superconducting Equipment: Development, Creation, Research» (authors: М.В. Burakov, S.V. Solenyi, S.S. Timofeev, MA Turubanov, D.V. Shishlakov, V.F. Shishlakov. Edited by V.F. Shishlakova, Yu.A. Antokhina, 2018) to the ISA Knowledge Center in Russia.


ISA awards.
Honorary diplomas of ISA were awarded to active members of the ISA Russian section: Kirshina Irina Anatolievna, Pavlov Igor Aleksandrovich (President of the ISA Russian Federation Section, 2010), Semionova Elena Georgievna (President of the ISA Russian section, 2011), Artur Surenovich Budagov (President of the ISA Russian section, 2018)


The Meeting of the ISA 12 County Executive Committee in Madrid.
On April 27-28, 2018 the delegation of the Russian section of the ISA took part in the work of the Executive Committee of the ISA European Council in Madrid. At the meeting of the Executive Committee the results of the XIV ISA European Students Paper Competition (ESPC-2018) were proclaimed. SUAI students and graduate students – the members of the SUAI student section of the ISA have once again shown excellent results. Gold medals are awarded to: Alexander Chabanenko, Shanyazov Rostislav, Hakobyan Bella, Shabanova Alexandra, Shelest Maria, Tarala Mahim. Silver medals are awarded to Dobrovolskaya Angelina, Sokolova Julia, Gerasimov Seraphim, Vinogradov Alexander. Bronze awards are received by Grigoryev Eugene, Efimova Lyubov, Ryzhov Filip, Isakova Natalia and Emelyanov Georgy. Traditionally, the winners will receive their awards from the hands of the SUAI rector, the president of Russian section of the ISA in 2014, Antokhina Yulia Anatolyevna at the meeting of the SUAI Scientist council on May 24, 2018.


Joint SUAI-InfoWatch Research Laboratory of Cyber-security.
The InfoWatch Group of Companies and SUAI opened a Joint SUAI-InfoWatch Research Laboratory of Cyber-security. The agreement on the creation of the Laboratory was signed on April 18, 2018 at the site of the Petersburg Digital Forum by the SUAI rector (President of the Russian section of the ISA in 2014) Yulia Antokhina and the President of InfoWatch Group Natalia I. Kasperskaya. Along with the signing of the Agreement, the grand opening of a new Laboratory of the SUAI Internet of Things Engineering School was held on April 18. During this event the President of the InfoWatch group Natalia Ivanovna Kasperskaya made a speech. The purpose of creating the Laboratory in the SUAI Internet of Things Engineering School is the need for developing of innovative and educational activities, carrying out research and developing work in the field of the information protection using the technologies, solutions, products of InfoWatch Group. Opening of the Joint Laboratory is a logical continuation of the close collaboration, which was outlined between the SUAI and the InfoWatch Group in the field of information protection and new educational technologies. It is planned that the Laboratory will become the competence center for InfoWatch technologies in the North-West region and a base for training specialists in the WorldSkills competence «Corporate protection against internal IS threats» on a national scale. An excellent example of such cooperation is the joint creation of the mentioned competence by the WorldSkills standards in 2017. It was presented and aroused great interest at the IV National WorldSkills Hi-Tech Championship in Ekaterinburg and at The National Sectoral Championship of Digital Professions Digital Skills in Innopolis. The Competence was received with great interest by the National Expert Community in the Field of Information Security, as helping to improve practical training of the specialists in the field of cybersecurity through the use of competitive elements by the WorldSkills standards and InfoWatch advanced technologies.


71 SUAI International Scientific Student Conference.
The 71st International Scientific Student Conference was held in the period from April 16 to April 20, 2018. It included the “XI International Society of Automation (ISA) student research long distance conference”. Students and post-graduates of six universities from the USA, Italy, Spain, the Russian Federation and Indonesia made their presentations. The conference was led by Professor Gerald Cockrell (president of ISA 2009), University of Indiana (USA). the organizing committee of the conference provided SUAI students Shanyazov Rostislav and Dobrovolskaya Angelina with the right to represent Russian students. The topics of their presentations made in English were "The analysis of the gain in quadrature amplitude modulation with exponential distribution "and "The automation of the decision-making process of the passenger flows assessment on the basis of modeling and performance of transport nodes ". Both reports aroused great interest among the participants of the Conference. The work of Rostislav is supervised by the head of the SUAI Informatization Management Office , an active member of the Russian section of the ISA Sergeev Anton Valeryevich. The work of Angelina is supervised by the Associate Professor of the Department of System Analysis and Logistics of SUAI, an active member of the Russian section of the ISA Mayorov Nikolai Nikolaevich. By the decision of the international jury the reports of SUAI students were recognized as the best. Shaniyazov and Dobrovolskaya were awarded the Honorary Diplomas of the ISA. The same ISA Diplomas were awarded to their scientific supervisors: Sergeev A.V. and Mayorov N.N.




Open regional Young Professionals' Championship.
The 2nd stage of the Open St. Petersburg Region Young Professionals' Championship (WorldSkill Russia) on the "Internet of things" concept was held at the site of the SUAI Engineering School on March 4, 2018, Teams of students from St. Petersburg colleges and young specialists of the city enterprises were invited to participate in the competition. Age category: from 16 to 22 years old. The Championship brought together teams and leading professional organizations' experts in the field of "Internet of Things" The Internet of Things concept belongs to the Future Skills category (Professions of the Future) and is aimed at training specialists in integrated automation and robotization of production, using the most advanced industrial technologies. The concept was created in 2016 with the support of PTC and Fanuc companies. The opening took place in a friendly and businesslike atmosphere. The welcoming speech to the participants of the Championship was held by the representative of the Regional Coordination Center of WorldSkills in St. Petersburg Smirnova Natalia Evgenievna and the chairman of the organizing committee of the competition, the head of the SUAI Informatization Management Office , an active member of the ISA Russian section Sergeev Anton Valeryevich.



February 5, the annual meeting of the ISA Presidium of the Russian Federation was held at the ISA Headquarters. At the meeting chaired by the rector of SUAI, the president of the Russian section of ISA in 2014, Yulia A. Antokhina and the head of ISA representative office in Russia, the president of SUAI, Anatoly A. Ovodenko, the report on the work done in 2017 was made by the president of the Section in 2017, the director of the Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, doctor of technical sciences, professor Vladimir A. Fetisov. His activity as president was approved by the members of the Presidium. Then the President of the Russian section of ISA in 2018, the director of SUAI Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies, Doctor of Economic Sciences Artur S. Budagov presented the work plan for 2018. On behalf of the ISA Executive Committee, the Head of the ISA Representative Office in Russia, Professor Anatoly A. Ovodenko awarded Vladimir. A Fetisov with the special Badge of Honor of the Section President. At the meeting of the Presidium, the results of the election for the position of the president-secretary of the Russian section of ISA were announced. The position will be taken up by the director of the SUAI Institute of Continuous and Distance Education, Doctor of Technical Sciences Sergei V. Michurin, who will take office as the section president on January 1, 2019.


Mr. Ugo Baggi (Italy) took office as Vice-President of ISA District 12 on 1 January 2018. He will lead the District 12 for two years until December 31, 2019.


Mr. Paul Gruhn (USA) was elected as ISA's President-Elect Secretary at the Annual Meeting of ISA Delegates in October 2017. He will replace Mr. Curtis at the top post in ISA on January 1, 2019.


Mr. Brian Curtis (Ireland) took office as President of ISA on 1 January 2018.


On the New Year's Eve, the Russian section of the International Automation Society (ISA) received numerous greetings and congratulations from colleagues from Russia, Britain, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Holland, Saudi Arabia. Among those who have congratulated the Russian section of ISA are such famous universities as MIT and the University of Indiana (USA), the University of Catania and Kore University of Enna (Italy), the University of Valladolid (Spain).


The National Interuniversity Young Professionals’ Championship (WorldSkills Russia) for university students was held in Moscow for the first time from November 28 to December 1, 2017 in the 75th pavilion of VDNH. More than 400 bachelors and specialists from 77 Russian universities who performed the best during the qualifying stages took part in the professional skills competition. Qualifying high school championships started on September 1, 2017. They were held by more than 60 Russian higher educational institutions throughout Russia, including the Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. SUAI took part in national competitions in three competencies: Internet of Things, Space Systems Engineering and Software Solutions for Business. SUAI students Maxim Ustyuzhin and Anastasia Kotova took first place and were awarded with gold medals of the championship in the competence of Internet of Things. Internet of Things belongs to the Future Skills category and is aimed at training specialists in integrated automation and production robotics using the most advanced industrial technologies. The competence was created in 2016 with the support of PTC and Fanuc. Another SUAI team consisting of Vadim Afanasyev, Mikhail Matveev and Anastasia Ukolova took third place in the Space Systems Engineering. Great work on preparing teams and experts for the championship was undertaken by the Internet of Things Laboratory of SUAI Engineering School (headed by an active member of ISA Russian Section, Anton V. Sergeev), SUAI Institute of Information Systems and Information Security (director Andrei M. Tyurlikov) and SUAI Faculty of Secondary Professional Education (Dean Natalia A. Chernova). These research and educational centers of SUAI that have long had direct contacts with industrial partners, have built a system of training highly qualified specialists. Success in the championship is a natural result of a modern training model based on real industry challenges with the use of modern equipment and technologies.




November 14, Professor of the University of Indiana (USA), President of ISA in 2009, Honorary Doctor of SUAI Gerald Cockrell held the first lesson of the 14th stream of the project management webinar in the SUAI Demonstration hall of new information technologies. Over the past years more than 350 students, postgraduates, teachers of SUAI as well as members of the regular and student ISA sections took part in the webinar.



In September, a delegation of students from Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI), led by a member of the Russian Section of ISA, Professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Head of the Information and Network Technologies Department of SUAI Leonid Osipov, took an active part in the international scientific and technical conference on modern technologies in tasks of management, automation and information processing, which is held annually in the city of Alushta. The conference program included more than 200 reports, most of which were presented by young specialists, post-graduate students and students. The range of problems discussed within ten sections included a variety of topics such as intelligent control systems, unmanned aerial vehicles and information technology in various areas of instrumentation. SUAI students honorably presented the university. Reports presented by Maria Ivanova, Alexander Sergeev, Anna Bobina, Alexei Kim, Munira Gusmanova and Dmitry Pechenin were recognized as the best. They were awarded honorary diplomas and valuable gifts.



On September 20, the 10th St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum, the 21st International Forum "Russian Industrialist" as well as the City Fair of Vacancies and Training Jobs opened at the convention and exhibition centre Expoforum in St. Petersburg. The opening ceremony was attended by the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko, State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation Oleg Fomichev, Chairman of the Management Board of Rusnano Management Company LLC Anatoly Chubais, President of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of St. Petersburg Anatoly Turchak and General Director of Expoforum-International LLC Sergey Voronkov. SUAI presented student developments in the exposition organized by the Committee for Science and Higher Education. The theme of the exposition, representing forefront of modern research and innovative developments of universities and scientific organizations, was the Year of Ecology. The students and their works were represented by the Rector of SUAI, the President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014, Yulia Antokhina and by active members of the Russian section of ISA, the head of the Informatization Department of SUAI Anton Sergeev and the senior lecturer of the Department of Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI Sergey Solyonyi. Anatoly Chubais was especially interested in the automated system for solar cell cleaning presented by the Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI. The Chairman of the Management Board of Rusnano Management Company LLC noted the high practical importance and relevance of this project and offered his assistance in the search for customers.



The active member of the Russian section of ISA, the director of the Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI, doctor of technical sciences, professor Vladislav Shishlakov presented to the ISA Knowledge Center in the Russian Federation books "Electricity systems and networks" and "Basics of electricity supply to industry facilities" published by V.F. Shishlakov, O.Ya. Solyonaya and S.V. Solyonyi in 2017.



July 8, in Milan, the results of the XIII ISA European student paper competition (ESPC-2017) were announced. Once again, great success was achieved by students and graduates of SUAI. Gold medals are awarded to Vasily Kazakov, Georgy Korol, Arthur Paraskun, Maria Shelest and Evgenia Petrashkevich. Silver medals are adjudged to Alexandra Okhremenko, Alyona Tolubaeva, Evgeny Grigoriev, Ivan Yudin, Yaroslav Baranov, Vitaly Ushakov and Maria Vershinina. Bronze medals are awarded to Artemy Zhuravlev, Maria Nikishina, Svetlana Reshetilova, Leonid Mikheev, Alexey Perfiryev and Ksenia Pozharova.



July 6-8, the delegation of the Russian section of ISA headed by the president of the section, the director of the Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, Professor Vladimir A. Fetisov, took part in the work of the Executive Committee of ISA District 12 (EMEA) in Milan. At the meeting of the Executive Committee, the results of the election of the Vice-President-Secretary of District 12 were announced. Mr. Ugo Baggi (Italy) is going to take up this post. He will replace the current vice-president of District 12 on January 1, 2019.




June 29, in St. Petersburg, an exhibition of graduation projects carried out by students of St. Petersburg universities "Students to the City 2017" was held by order of St. Petersburg state authority. The five graduates of SUAI of 2017 who won the Contest were granted the right to carry out graduation projects. A member of ISA student section, Natalia Makarchuk, has developed a project on measures to improve the organization of ground municipal passenger transport in conjunction with the existing and projected lines of the St. Petersburg metro system by order of the Committee for the Development of the Transport Infrastructure of St. Petersburg. The graduation project was supervised by the Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Nikolai N. Mayorov (Deputy Director of SUAI Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, active member of the Russian Section of ISA). The Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir V. Kirillov, who visited the exhibition, took a close look at the exposition of SUAI and thanked the students and authorities. The Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014, and the President of SUAI Anatoly A. Ovodenko, Head of ISA Representative Office in the Russian Federation, introduced the students and their works to the Vice Governor.




June 28, SUAI postgraduate student Vasily Kazakov and student Arthur Paraskun, active members of ISA student section of SUAI, presented a report on Spectral measurements by diffraction grating device with Fiber-optics system of signal transmission at the XX International Conference for Young Researchers. The report aroused great interest of the conference participants and was highly appreciated by the organizing committee.




June 27, in the atrium of the Peter and Paul Fortress the best graduates of higher educational institutions of St. Petersburg were honored. The governor of the city Georgi S. Poltavchenko, members of the government, rectors of higher educational institutions, heads of military schools and academies and, of course, graduates and their family members took part in the XV ceremony. SUAI was represented by the rector Yulia Antokhina, president of the Russian section of ISA in 2014. The best graduate of SUAI in 2017 is Vitaly Ushakov, silver prize-winner of the ISA European student paper competition (ESPC-2017).



On June 22 and 23, Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation took part in GeekPicnic, the biggest Russian popular science festival held in Pulkovo Park, St. Petersburg. This festival gathers annually tens of thousands of people keeping track of the high-tech world and trying not to miss a single new gadget.
At the section of the University called SUAI Cosmoshow projects and products developed by the students were represented. The Flying Train project based on superconductivity technologies was very popular among the visitors as well as humanoid robot football players that won RoboCup Russia Open 2017 under the guidance of SUAI students. These robots are going to represent Russia at an international competition in Bangkok in the autumn. Other products designed by SUAI students such as Robohand, 3D aerial photography system, solar panel cleaning robot and electrostatic also captured visitors’ attention. The most technologically advanced guests were interested in the Internet of Things developments represented by an autonomous video surveillance system and by a special device identifying smokers and propagandizing quitting smoking.
SUAI Cosmoshow became one of the most notable festival sites. The students’ work has been led by active members of the Russian Section of ISA: Professor Vladislav Shishlakov, Associate Professor Sergey V. Solenyi, Associate Professor Nikolai N. Mayorov and Senior Lecturer Anton V. Sergeev.





Director of SUAI Institute of Continuous and Distance Education Sergey V. Michurin was granted a Doctor of Technical Sciences Diploma in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science dated 7.06.2017.



Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Vice-Rector of SUAI for Research and Innovation, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2007, Evgeny A. Kruk presented the monograph “Optical Communications: Fiber Optical and Atmospheric” (2017) written by N. Sh. Blaunstein, E.A. Kruk and M.B. Sergeev as a gift to ISA Knowledge Center in the Russia.



Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Director of the Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems of SUAI, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2017 Vladimir A. Fetisov presented the manual "Introduction to intelligent transport systems" (2017) written by S.A. Andronov and V.A. Fetisov as a gift to ISA Knowledge Center in Russia.



Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Major Problem-Oriented Computer Complexes of SUAI, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2005 Alexander P. Shepeta presented the monograph "Applied Aspects of Electrodynamics" (2017) written by N.Sh. Blaunstein, M.B. Sergeev, A.P. Shepeta as a gift to ISA Knowledge Center in Russia.



By the Decree No. 383 of the Government of St. Petersburg of May 23, 2017 on awarding prizes of the Government of St. Petersburg for outstanding scientific results in the field of science and technology in 2017 the laureates of the Prize of the Government of St. Petersburg and the St. Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences were approved. On May 26, the Smolny Assembly Hall hosted the awards presentation to the laureates. Among the award recipients there are a number of active members of the Russian section of ISA: — In nomination of social sciences the V.V. Novozhilov award was granted to the Rector of SUAI, Doctor of Economic Sciences Yulia A. Antokhina for a series of theoretical and applied materials on the development of the theory of situational project quality management in autonomous universities an on innovative quality assurance of higher education in the context of international integration.
— In nomination of organizational solutions for improving the quality of specialist training award was granted to the team of authors consisting of Alexey A. Bobtsov, director of the megafaculty of computer technologies at the ITMO University and Vladislav F. Shishlakov, director of the Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI for improving the quality of training of engineering staff in the field of cyberphysical systems.
— In nomination of electric and radio engineering, electronics and information technology A.S. Popov award was granted to the Deputy Director for Research of St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Technical Sciences Andrey L. Ronzhin for a series of materials on the development of multimodal systems of surrounding intellectual space.
— In nomination of scientific achievements improving the quality of training of specialists and highly qualified personnel award was granted to the team of authors consisting of Alexander F. Kryachko, head of the Department of Radio-engineering and Fiber-optic Complexes of SUAI, Nikolay N. Mayorov, associate professor of the Department of System Analysis and Logistics of SUAI and Valeriy A. Matyash, associate professor of the Department of Computer Technologies and Software Engineering of SUAI, for the work “Scientific and Practical Foundations for the Formation of High-tech Qualifications of Graduates of SUAI”.










Director of the Demonstration hall of new information technologies of SUAI A.V. Bobovich visited the University of Indiana (ISU) during the period of 10 May to 13 May, 2017. During his stay in the United States, a joint work plan for the year 2018 was signed within the framework of the Cooperation Agreement between SUAI and ISU. A.V. Bobovich made a presentation at the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Terre Haute section and took part in the graduation ceremony of ISU 2017 and in the work of ISA H&A committee.





From May 17 to May 19, 2017, the Aerospace Bruisers team of the joint research and development Laboratory for the Design and Programming of Robotic Systems of the Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI and the St. Petersburg Institute of Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences took part in the open National Stage of the International competition in robotics RoboCupRussiaOpen 2017, which was held in Tomsk. 140 teams from 14 cities of Russia took part in the competition. The Aerospace Bruisers team took 1st place in the RoboCup Humanoid Soccer KidSize League and will represent the Russian Federation at the international RoboCup competition in the Asia-Pacific region in December 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.





March 15, 2017

The 70th anniversary of the Head of ISA Representative Office in Russia, the President of ISA Russian Section in 2002, the President of SUAI, Professor Anatoly A. Ovodenko, was celebrated. In a festive atmosphere Anatoly A. Ovodenko received an Order for Service to Saint Petersburg from the Governor of the city. This order is the highest regional award of Saint Petersburg, which is generally awarded to citizens who have flawlessly worked in organizations, institutions and enterprises of St. Petersburg for at least 10 years and made a significant contribution to the development of the city.
Yulia A. Antohina, the rector of SUAI, presented Anatoly A. Ovodenko an Honorary Diploma on behalf of ISA Executive Committee. Colleagues congratulated cordially the hero of an anniversary.

February 16, 2017

Rector of SUAI, President of the Russian section of ISA of 2014 Yulia Antokhina, CEO of the Union of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Robert N. Urazov and director of Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation Marina S. Lipetskaya signed a memorandum of understanding for the participants of the international working group FutureSkills.
The Boiling Point coworking center in St. Petersburg hosted FutureSkills design session on new human resources for the IoT and IT which included several important events. The most significant of these was the signing of a memorandum of understanding between SUAI and the Union of Young Professionals representing a global not-for-profit membership association WorldSkills International (WSI) in Russia.
WSI's mission is to draw attention to technical and technological professions and to create conditions for the development of high professional standards. The main activity of the Association is the organization and carrying out of professional competitions of various levels for young people under the age of 22 years.
FutureSkills is a Russian initiative for holding competitions of competence representing the professions of the future and for research in the field of new professions in the framework of WorldSkills Russia and WorldSkills Hi-Tech championships. The main objective of FutureSkills is the search and development of the competences of the future that will be most in demand in the next decade.
SUAI is a national leader in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT), the industrial Internet and industrial automation, cloud technologies, machine learning and information security. In partnership with industry leaders, such as Intel and Dell EMC, the first Master's program in the area of IoT was launched in SUAI. It is therefore not surprising that the experience and expertise of SUAI has interested WorldSkills association in terms of creation of professions of the future. As a result of the signing of the memorandum, in the near future SUAI will become a platform for testing of advanced competencies on the basis of SUAI school of the Internet of things.
The fact that SUAI is already now preparing real professionals of the future could be verified on the exhibition of the best student projects in the area of the Internet of Things. It should be noted that most of the exhibits were made by the participants of the Open Makerton of the Internet of Things, which was held in SUAI from 13 to 15 February.
The exhibition has attracted great interest of participants of FutureSkills design session on new human resources for the IoT and IT as well as of those who took part in the parallel working session on design of a model of the University of NTI.



1-4 March

In Catania (Italy) Innovation And High Technology Lab (BIAT) was held. The delegation from Russian Federation included an active member of the Russian section of ISA, Ph.D in Technical Sciences, Head of Information Technology Department of SUAI Anton V. Sergeev. The event was attended by about 116 Italian companies that presented innovative projects in the areas of ICT, biotechnology, new materials, nanotechnology, mechatronics, ecology, renewable energy sources and smart city.



New arrivals in the Knowledge Centre of ISA at SUAI

Doctor of Technical Sciences, director of the Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI Vladislav F. Shishlakov has donated ISA knowledge center in the Russian Federation the book on Improving the Quality of Training of Engineers in the Field of Cyber Physical Systems, published in 2016.


Ph.D in Technical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Control in Technical Systems of SUAI Mikhail V. Burakov has donated ISA knowledge center in the Russian Federation his monograph on Fuzzy Control of Anti-skid Automation.


February 9, 2017

At ISA headquarters in the Russian Federation the annual meeting of ISA Presidium of the Russian Federation was held. At the meeting that was chaired by Head of ISA representatives in the Russian Federation, Professor Anatoly A. Ovodenko, President of section in 2016, Vice-Rector of SUAI Lyubov A. Timofeeva delivered a report on the activities done in 2016. Her work as President of section was approved by the Presidium members. Then, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2017, Director of Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems of SUAI, Doctor, Professor Vladimir A. Fetisov introduced the plan of activities for 2017.In behalf of ISA Executive Board Head of ISA representatives in the Russian Federation, Professor Anatoly A. Ovodenko awarded Lyubov A. Timofeeva a special sign of Past President of section. The election results of the President-Secretary of the Russian section of ISA were announced at the meeting. Director of Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies of SUAI, Doctor of Economics, PhD Arthur S. Budagov was elected to this post. He will assume the presidency of the section on the 1st January, 2018.

On New Year’s Eve the Russian section of ISA received numerous greetings and congratulations from colleagues from Russia, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Portugal, the Netherlands, Qatar. Among those that congratulated the Russian section of ISA are traditionally known university centers as MIT, Indiana University, University of Georgia (USA), University of Catania and University “Kore” (Italy), University of Valladolid (Spain), Cork Institute of Technology (Ireland).

November 9, 2016

Professor of Indiana State University (USA) and ISA president in 2009 Gerald Cockrell conducted the first class of 12th regular webinar on Practical project management. The webinar was held at the Demonstration hall of new information technologies of SUAI. Professor Cockrell has been conducting webinars for students, postgraduate students and lecturers of SUAI as well as for members of ISA regular and student sections for twelve years. Over these years, 278 people participated in the seminar. Every year the webinar program includes 11 lectures. Participants who have successfully completed the training receive a certificate of Indiana State University.

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, President of SUAI, Head of ISA headquarters in Russian Federation A. A. Ovodenko and Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, director of the Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications of SUAI, President of the Russian section of ISA of 2013 A. R. Bestugin presented to ISA Knowledge Centre in the Russian Federation the book Heat-Resistant Antennas of Hypersonic Space Vehicles. Volume 3. Space radio links, which was published in 2016.

In October a new designated Power electronics laboratory opened for academic activities at Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. The laboratory contains nine modern laboratory benches with microprocessor control systems. During the laboratory work students study arrangement, operating principle and characteristics of semiconductor devices and transducers and acquire skills of experimental research of different purpose semiconductor converters. At least 25 laboratory classes for such courses as Power electronics, Basics of converter equipment, Energy electronics, Converter installations of control systems, Semiconductor converters of electrical power can be performed at the laboratory. All laboratory classes are provided with study guides worked out by Aleksandr A. Martynov, a well-known expert in the field of converter equipment, an active member of the Russian section of ISA, associate professor of SUAI and candidate of technical sciences.

October 28, 2016

The results of e-voting were announced and Mr. Brian Curtis (Ireland) was elected the President-Secretary of ISA. Also in October, the election of the President-Secretary of the Russian section of ISA was held. Doctor of Economics, PhD, Director of Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies of SUAI Arthur S. Budagov was elected to this post. He will assume the presidency of the section on 1 January, 2018. Professor, Doctor, Director of Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems of SUAI Vladimir A. Fetisov is the President of the Russian section of ISA in 2017. Regular meeting of District 12 Executive Board ISA will be held on May 20-24, 2017 in Bergamo (Italy).

October 20-22, 2016, Saint Petersburg

In plenary session hall at Nikolaevsky Palace the international scientific and practical forum on Innovative technologies as the basis for society development strategy and the jubilee meeting of International Union of Scientific and Engineering Association dedicated to the 150th anniversary since the establishment of the Russian Technical society took place. Representatives of national scientific and engineering associations, professional societies and associations of the Russian Federation, leading scientists, representatives of Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations, Ministry of Education and Science, St. Petersburg Government, business, industry, Russian and foreign universities participated in the forum. A member of the forum and the delegate to the meeting was A.V. Bobovich (Vice-President of ISA, 2007-2008).

October 18, 2016

In SUAI lecture hall Gerald Cockrell, Professor of Indiana State University, ISA President (2009) conducted the final session of US-Russian remote seminar “Project management”. It is the 11th seminar organized by Prof. Cockrell for SUAI students, post-graduates, lecturers and ISA sections members. Doctor of Economics, PhD, Director of Institute of Entrepreneurship Technologies Arthur S. Budagov (member of the Russian section of ISA) awarded Certificates of Indiana State University on behalf of Prof. Gerald Cockrell to students and lecturers who completed the course successfully.

September 14-20, 2016, Republic of Crimea, Alushta

The SUAI delegation headed by a member of the Russian section of ISA, Professor, PhD, Head of department of Information and Network Technologies Leonid A. Osipov took an active part in the work of XXV International Scientific and Technical Conference "Modern technologies in control, automatics and information processing". SUAI bachelors V.K. Kozyrevsky, N.A. Golos, A.A. Zausalin, S.S. Tkachev and master D.V. Pechenin received diplomas and prizes.

New addition to ISA Knowledge Center. Rector of SUAI, Doctor of Economics, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014 Yulia A. Antokhina and Director of Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Communications, Doctor of Science, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2013 Alexander R. Bestugin presented the monograph “Development of navigation technologies for flight security upgrade” to the ISA Knowledge Center of Russian Federation.

July 1, 2016

Students-to-City-2016 Exhibition of Diploma Projects accomplished by students of Saint Petersburg on the instruction of executive branch of government was held. Three graduates of SUAI in 2016, members of ISA students’ section, who won the Competition, were entitled to write Diploma Projects. Artyom Kashaev wrote the project on “Possible Applications of Wind and Tide Energy in the North-West Region. Development script, possible project implementation. Economic and ecological justification” for Energy and Engineering Support Committee of St. Petersburg. The adviser was Vladislav F. Shishlakov, Director of Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics, Doctor, Professor. The work on “Proxy Server Based High-load Applications Balancing” was accomplished by Vitaly Fundovoy for the Informatization and Communications Committee of St. Petersburg. His adviser was Evgeny A. Bakin, PhD, associate professor, participant of World Student Instrumentation Games of ISA, former president of ISA students’ section. Kirill Gogolev under the guidance of adviser Nikolay N. Mayorov , deputy director of Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, active member of the Russian section of ISA, wrote the project on “City quays in St. Petersburg: Development Prospects, Problems, Solutions” for the Transport Committee of St. Petersburg. Georgy S. Poltavchenko , governor of St.Petersburg, attended the Exhibition and observed the SUAI stand to mark the highest level of the presented projects and thanked the students and their supervisers. SUAI’s Rector Yulia A. Antokhina (President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014) and President Anatoly A.Ovodenko (Head of ISA Headquarters Russian Federation) introduced students and their projects to the Governor.




June 27, 2016

The official ceremony to honor best university graduates of Saint Petersburg was held for the 14th time in St. Peter-and-Paul Fortress. The event was attended by the City Vice-Governor Vladimir V. Kirillov, officials, rectors, heads of military schools and academies and graduates with their families. SUAI was represented by Rector Yulia A. Antokhina (President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014), President Anatoly A. Ovodenko (Head of ISA Headquarters Russian Federation) and Director of Institute of Innovation and Basic Master’s Training Elena G. Semyonova (President of the Russian section of ISA in 2011). The Best SUAI graduate is Alexey Kurlov, active member of ISA students’ section, graduate of Institute of Innovation and Basic Master’s Training. While studying Alexey gained the reputation of a brilliant student, revealing himself as a talented scientist and researcher to be praised. He has written dozens articles in scientific magazines and delivered many reports at conferences. Moreover, the results of his Master’s Thesis research found practical application through the device that has already been implemented and nowadays is considered at Federal Service for Intellectual Property.

June 23, 2016

At the meeting of SUAI Academic Board Rector Yulia A. Antokhina awarded the SUAI students and postgraduates - XII European ISA (ESPC-2016) Best Student Research Winners – with diplomas and medals. Gold medals were given to Alexander Sorokin, Alexander Chabanenko, Vitaly Kuznetsov, Vasily Kazakov, Georgy Korol. Efim Golovin, Alexander Zelenin, Evgeny Petrashkevich, Boris Oskolkov, Maria Makarenko, Ilya Ivanov and Maria Shelest received silver medals. Alexander Vakulenko, Evgeny Grigoryev, Artemy Zhuravlev, Ivan Yudin, Yaroslav Baranov, Alexander Kozhevin, Antonina Makeeva were awarded with bronze medals. The prize for team competition went to Alexander Chabanenko, postgraduate, president of SUAI ISA students’ section.


May 19-21, 2016

The delegation of the Russian section of ISA chaired by the President of the section, Vice-Rector of SUAI Lyubov A. Timofeeva took part in the work of Executive Board of District 12 ISA (EMEA) in Milan. On May, 20 was held a ceremony: ISA President Mr. James Keaveney awarded the member of the Russian delegation Alexander V. Bobovich with prize “Automation excellence in academics award”. Alexander V. Bobovich is the first person who has received this highly qualified ISA award in Europe launched in 2016.

February 10, 2016

Annual meeting of the Presidium of the Russian section of ISA was held at the headquarters. The meeting was moderated by the head of the mission of ISA in the Russian Federation, professor Anatoly Ovodenko. Vice rector of SUAI, the president of the section 2015 Konstantin Losev made a progress report for work through the year 2015. His work as president was highly appreciated by the members of the Presidium. Then, the work plan for 2016 was addressed by President of the Russian section of ISA 2016, Vice Rector of SUAI Lyubov Timofeeva. On behalf of the executive committee of ISA the head of the mission of ISA in the Russian Federation, professor Anatoly Ovodenko awarded the special Badge of Honor of the president of the section to Konstantin Losev. The results of the election of the new president were announced. The new president secretary is the head of the Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, professor, doctor of engineering Vladimir Fetisov, who will enter upon the office the 1 January 2017.


February 2, 2016

The President of the Russian section of ISA 2012, Vice Rector for studies and educational work, Professor Viktor Boer celebrated his 60th anniversary. The Professor received cordial congratulations from his colleagues. The head of the mission of ISA in the Russian Federation professor Anatoly Ovodenko granted Viktor Boer with an Honorary Diploma, on behalf of the executive committee.
Friends and colleagues of the ISA St.-Petersburg Russian section congratulate Dr. Victor Boer on reaching his 60-th birthday and wish him good health and success.

January 25, 2016

Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation celebrated the 75th Anniversary.
The famous University and the Russian regular and student sections of ISA, founded over 20 years ago on the basis of SUAI, received numerous congratulations including from the ISA headquarters in North Carolina (USA). SUAI and Russian sections of ISA were granted with ISA Badges of Honor.

January 21, 2016

The House of the Government of the Russian Federation held the event: Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev awarded the Russian Federation Government Prize 2015 in the field of Education to the Rector of SUAI, doctor of Economics, the President of the Russian Section of ISA 2014 Julia Antokhina.

On the New Year's

Eve the Russian Section of the International Society of Automation (ISA) received numerous colleagues’ greetings from Russia, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, the USA, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Portugal, the Netherlands and Qatar. Well-known higher education institutions, such as MIT, Indiana University, University of Georgia (USA), University of Catania and Kore University (Italy), University of Valladolid (Spain) and Cork Institute of Technology (Ireland), congratulated the Russian Section of ISA.

November 28, 2015

Friends and colleagues of the ISA St.-Petersburg Russian section congratulate Dr. Vladimir Kraskin on reaching his 85-th birthday and wish him good health and success.


November 23, 2015

St.-Petersburg State University of Industrial Technology and Design held a solemn ceremony of summarizing results of the contest “Student of the Year”. Undergraduate student of Institute of radio engineering, electronics and communication SUAI, an active member of the students’ section of ISA, George Korol received the award “student of the year” in the nomination “Best in scientific and technical creativity” from the hands of the Governor of St.-Petersburg, Georgy Poltavchenko. This year the competition was attended by 165 students from 35 universities of St.-Petersburg.


November 19, 2015

Rector of the St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation, the President of the Russian section of the International society of Automation, 2014, Doctor of Economics, Yulia A. Antokhina, and Doctor of Technical Sciences, Head of the Department of SUAI, the President of the Russian section of ISA 2011, Professor Elena G. Semenova for the work “Complex of scientific-methodical provision of training in quality management, standardization and Metrology in the system of Russian higher education” were nominated by the Government of the Russian Federation in 2015 in the field of education and were awarded the title “Laureate of the Government prize of the Russian Federation in the field of education”.


October 21, 2015

St.-Petersburg hosted the international scientific forum “Days of science. St.-Petersburg 2015. New issues”. The President of the Russian section of ISA 2009, Doctor of technical Sciences, corresponding member of RAS, Director of Institute of innovative technologies in electro-mechanics and energy of SUAI, Professor, Lydia I. Chubraeva made a report on “The Use of nano-materials in power engineering” at the section “Advanced materials for energy”. The workshop was attended by the leading scientists in the field of energy industry, innovators, representatives of management of Russian Academy of Sciences, Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations, the Ministry of education, Ministry of industry and trade and the Ministry of economic development of the Russian Federation, representatives of St. Petersburg Government, leading foundations and development institutions, business, industry, and foreign universities.


October 18-22, 2015

San José (USA) hosted the international conference “Frontiers in Optics 2015/ Laser Science”. SUAI and students’ section of ISA SUAI was represented by the undergraduate student of the Department of designing and technology of electronic and laser tools, George Korol. He made a report “Linearization of a transmission function of acousto-optic modulator”. His article was published in the foreign collection, indexed in SCOPUS.


October 10-13, 2015

The delegation of the Russian section of ISA participated in the annual Assembly of the ISA in the city of Louisville (USA).

September 24, 2015

Professor of Indiana State University, President of ISA 2009 Gerald Cockrell conducted the final session of seminar “Project Management”. It was already the 10th seminar organized by Professor Cockrell for students, postgraduate students and professors of SUAI and members of regular and students’ sections of ISA. Doctor of Economics, Director of the Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship of SUAI , member of the Russian section of ISA, Arthur S. Budagov was given the responsibility by Indiana State University on behalf of professor Gerald Cockrell to present certificates to students and professors of SUAI.


September 21-24, 2015

Toulouse (France), the center of the European aerospace industry, held international conference “Remote Sensing-2015”, dedicated to distant sensing. Postgraduate student of the Department of problem-oriented computer complexes of SUAI, a member of the students’ section of ISA Vadim Nenashev participated in work of section “Analysis of SAR image modeling and methods” with the report “The simulation Algorithm for SAR images based on the fluctuations of the echo signal from the surface of the Earth”. His article was accepted for publication in international journal, indexed in SCOPUS.


September 14-20, 2015

In the Republic of Crimea, Alushta, the delegation of St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI) headed by member of the Russian section of ISA, Doctor of technical Sciences, head of the Department of information and network technologies of SUAI, Professor Leonid A. Osipov took an active part in the work of the XXIV international scientific and technical conference “Modern technologies in control, automatics and information processing”. According to the results of work in different sections’ sessions, undergraduate students K.V. Babanov and E.V. Filippova and post-graduate student V.A. Kuznetsov were awarded honorary certificates and valuable gifts.

June 29, 2015

Saint Petersburg hosted the exhibition of project works made by St.-Petersburg universities graduate students under the assignment of Executive public authorities of Saint Petersburg “Students for the City 2015”. Three graduates of SUAI 2015, members of ISA student’s section, winners of the Competition, were given the right to perform their research projects under the order of the City Committees. Under the order of the Committee on Energy and Engineering Support the work on “Evaluation Criteria of Energy Security Settlements” was performed by Vladimir Ivasenko. The work on “Modernization of Systems of Energy Saving by Introducing Energy Saving Technologies and Materials” was fulfilled by Victor Skorobogatov. Both of graduate students performed their works under the supervision of the Doctor of Technical Sciences, Corresponding member of RAS, Professor Lydia I. Chubraeva (Director of the Institute of intelligent control systems and nanotechnology SUAI, the President of the Russian section of ISA, 2009). Under the order of the Committee on Transport Infrastructure Development of St. Petersburg the work on “South side of Obvodny channel embankment from Borovaya street to Dnepropetrovskaya street with the transport interchange construction across Ligovsky prospect” was carried out by Anastasia Lukmanova under the supervision of the Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Nikolai N. Mayorov (Deputy Director of the Institute of aerospace instruments and systems SUAI, an active member of the Russian section of ISA). The Governor of St.-Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko visited the exhibition and carefully read the exposition of SUAI and thanked the students and their leaders. Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina (President of the Russian section of ISA 2014) and President of the SUAI Anatoly A. Ovodenko (Head of the mission of the ISA in the Russian Federation) held a speech about the SUAI achievements and proudly displayed brilliant students’ project works to the Governor of St.-Petersburg.


June 16, 2015

Postgraduate student of SUAI Alexander Sorokin once again won the ISA grant for the support of talented youth in the field of automation.

June 15, 2015

Another gift for the ISA knowledge center located in SUAI was presented by the Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Alexander A. Martynov. The prominent scientist of SUAI handed over his new book “Electric Drive” to the funds of ISA knowledge center.


June 12-21, 2015

The Russian section’s delegation visited the Indiana State University (ISU), USA and participated in the annual summer meeting of the ISA Presidium at the ISA Headquarters in North Carolina. During this visit, the ISU and SUAI joint work plan was signed. Dr. Gerald Cockrell, Dr. Laura Crumpler, Dr. Patrick Gouhin were honorary awarded a commemorative medal “20 Years of ISA in Russia” on behalf of the Russian section of ISA. Newly published book “20 Years of the Russian Section of ISA” by co-authors Yulia A. Antokhina, Anatoly A. Ovodenko, Alexander V. Bobovich and Victor M. Boer was of great importance for the issues discussed at the ISA Headquarters. By the President of the ISA 2009 Professor Gerald Cockrell’s invitation the Deputy Head of the ISA mission in the Russian Federation Alexander V. Bobovich presented a report at the section’s session "Kiwanis Club" of the city of Terre Haute.

February 9, 2015

The annual meeting of the Presidium ISA HQ RF was organized at the ISA HQ RF office. 2014 Russian section president professor Yulia Antochina presented 2014 section report. 2015 Russian section president professor Konstantin Losev presented 2015 Russian section activities plan. Lubov Timofeeva (SUAI vice-rector) was elected for Russian section president-elect position.


June 30, 2014

Mikhail Vaganov, Alexandr Sorokin, Ruslan Khansuvarov, Vadim Nenashev Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation were awarded by the 2014 ISA Education Scholarship Award

April 17, 2014

The VII ISA students research long-distance conference in frame of the 67 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI was organized.

January 28, 2014

The annual meeting of the Presidium ISA HQ RF was organized at the ISA HQ RF office. 2013 Russian section president professor Alexander Bestugin presented 2013 section report. 2014 Russian section president professor Yulia Antochina presented 2014 Russian section activities plan. Professor Konstantin Losev (SUAI vice-rector) was elected for Russian section president-elect position.>

September 17-22, 2013

I. Lipinsky and V. Nenashev took part at the International Forum PE-RU-SAT-2013 at Lima, Peru.



June 1–8, 2013

Former ISA presidents Pierguseppe Zani and Gerald Cockrell with their wife’s were invited by Russian section to visit Saint-Petersburg, Russia. They stay in Russia at period 1–8 June, 2013.Pino and Gerald participated at the XIV International Forum “Modern information society formation-problems, perspectives, innovation approaches”. The Forum was organized in the period from June 2 to June 6. It took place on the board of the comfortable cruise ship cruising from Saint-Petersburg with stops at Kizhi Island, Svirstroy and Valaam Island by the rivers Neva and Svir, lakes Ladoga and Onega which are the pearls of the Russian North-West region. Former ISA presidents with Anatoly Ovodenko (SUAI rector, Russia) were co-chairs of the round table “Trends in global automation to the year 2020”. After Pino and Gerald visited ISA Russian section and met with Russian students, professors and automation specialists.

Also Gerald presented his “Project management” lecture to SUAI students. During more than 7 years professor Cockrell with Alex Bobovich organized the long distance seminar “Practical project management: learning to manage the professional” for students from St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI). ISA guest had short cultural program: they visited famous Mariinsky theater and look on the Swan Lake ballet.

Presentation:

January 31, 2013

The Annual meeting of the Presidium of the ISA HQ RF was organized at the ISA HQ RF office. 2012 Russian section president professor Victor Boer presented his report about 2012 section activities. 2013 Russian section president professor Alexander Bestugin presented his report about 2013 section activities. Professor Yulia Antokhina (SUAI vice-rector, PhD) was elected for Russian section president-elect position.



January 25, 2013

During SUAI Observant Council meeting ISA HQ RF chair professor A. Ovodenko awarded St.-Petersburg Governor G. Poltavchenko the memorial medal “10 years of the ISA HQ in Russia”.


November 22, 2012

The meeting of the Presidium of the ISA Russian Section was organized at ISA Headquarters Russian Federation.



November 15, 2012

Eight issue of the long distance “Project management” seminar started.


October 25, 2012

Last session of the Seventh issue Project management seminar was organized via Internet by professor Gerald Cockrell. 16 SUAI students received ISU certificates.


October 9-11, 2012

From 9th through 11th of October 2012 XII International Specialized Exhibition Progressive technologies in Automation. PTA-2012 was held in the Expocentre Central Exhibition Complex, Moscow. EXPOTRONIKA Company was an organizer of the exhibition.



September 22-27, 2012

Section delegation took part at District 12 meeting during “Automation week” at Orlando (USA).


May 22–27, 2012

Professor Orazio Mirabella with his daughter Julia visited St.-Petersburg (Russia) during 22–27 of May, 2012. O. Mirabella was awarded by the title of “Honored Doctor of St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation”.


Live webcast of Scientific Council Enlarged Session devoted to the SUAI (Russia) Honored Doctor Gown Awarding to professor Catania University (Italy) O. Mirabella was translated at May 24, 2012.

ISA senior-member visited ISA Head Quarters RF office, ISA knowledge centre for SUAI. He met with ISA Russian student’s members and Russian section leaders during his staying in St.-Petersburg. He also presented lecture to SUAI students and professors.

February 5, 2012

Arkady Ovodenko oldest Russian ISA senior member passed away on February 5, 2012 at his 89th years.

He was very well known person in Russia and former USSR in avionics area. He was founder and chair of the Main design center of the Holding “Leninetz” in St.-Petersburg. May he rest in peace!

January 26, 2012

The annual meeting of the Presidium of the ISA RF was organized at the ISA Headquarters Russian Federation.

2011 Russian section president professor Elena Semenova presented her report about 2011 section activities. 2012 Russian section president professor Victor Boer presented report about 2012 section activities. Dr. Alexander Bestugin (SUAI Dean, PhD) was elected for Russian section president-elect position).


September 22, 2011

One of the oldest ISA Russian Senior member Dr. Vladimir Kraskin was awarded by the Yuri Gagarin Medal from the name of the Russian Federation of space technology and exploration.


June 27, 2011

Alexey Tirtichny as a recipient of an ISA Educational Foundation 2011 has been awarded $2000.


June 25, 2011

Former ISA president Gerald Cockrell and former ISA senior administrator Laura Crumler were presented the Memorial Medal “70 years of the St.-Petersburg State University of Airspace Instrumentation” for their many years wonderful work for international students’ activities. The Medal to G. Cockrell was presented in Terre Haute, IN, USA during visit of Russian delegation to ISU. The medal to Laura Crumpler was sent her by mail from the name of ISA Russian section and SUAI.


May 12, 2011

ISA Russian section congratulates Alexander Bobovich Friends and colleagues of the ISA St.-Petersburg Russian section congratulate Alexander Bobovich on reaching his 60th birthday and wish him good health and success!

Alex Bobovich in 1976, graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Aerospace Instrumentation. Since then, his life has been continuously connected with higher education. Working in LIAI-SUAI, he was in at the beginning a of the Russian Federation Ministry of Education’s System of Centers for Information Technologies.He joined ISA in 1996 and became an ISA Fellow in 2005. Thanks to his efforts, several generations of young professionals in the field of automation and instrumentation have been able to make impressive progress in their professional careers. As chairman of the student section of the ISA District 12, Alex actively contributes to the strengthening scientific relations between Russian and foreign students and teachers allowing them to exchange experiences and promote education and science.In his 40 year scientific career Alex Bobovich has authored over 100 scientific papers. His book, “Hardware and Software for Designing the Robot Control Systems” has been recommended by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation as a textbook for university students studying robotics.Alex Bobovich has repeatedly been honored by the ISA. Among them the Don W. Thompson Award in 2003 and Donald P. Eckman Award received at the ISA Honors & Awards Gala, in 2009. As a member of the International Scientific-Technical Society for Instrument Engineers and Metrology (ISTSIEM) he was awarded the highest award – the Medal of Vavilov in 2002.During his birthday he is away from home however to deliver a presentation at the Jubilee Conference “20 years of education information of Russia on the basis of points CIT”, held in Rostov-on-Don.>

January 11, 2011

The annual meeting of the Presidium of the ISA RF was organized at the ISA Headquarters Russian Federation.


2010 Section president Dr. Boris Pavlov presented report about 2010 activities. 2011 section president Dr. Elena Semenoda presented plan of activities for 2011. Dr. Victor Boer was elected for section President-elect position.

November 28, 2010

ISA Russian section congratulates Professor Vladimir B. Kraskin Friends and colleagues from the St.-Petersburg Russian section congratulate Professor Vladimir Borisovich Kraskin (V.G. Khlopin Institute consultant) – one of the oldest ISA Russian members – in connection with his 80th jubilee and wish him good health and success in everything!

Vladimir B. Kraskin was born in Leningrad at November 28, 1930. He was studying at the Faculty for physics and engineering of Leningrad Polytechnic University and graduated from this Faculty in 1953. In 1954 he graduated from The Missile Faculty of the Military Academy named after the F.E. Dzerzhinsky in Moscow. Then there was military service. During more the 30 years he was working at the «Baikonur» spaceport, taking part in the launching the first artificial satellite, the first manned space vehicle, the first orbital inhabited stations. He was an active participant in the preparation and realization of the historical Yuri Gagarin flight. He was a unique specialist in radio-telemetry and at the end of his military carrier he gained the rank of colonel. He is PhD and the author of more the 100 books, papers and patents. From 1988 till 2004 he was working as a senior researcher at the chair for Robotics of the SUAI. Now he is working as the scientific consultant in the St.-Petersburg Radium Research Institute named after V.G. Khlopin. He is «Honored radio operator of the USSR», the member of interregional society «Space veterans» and the ISA senior-member.

September 7, 2010

Final session of the long-distance seminar “Project management” Professor Gerald Cockrell presented his last class of the long-distance seminar “Project Management”, which he organized fifth time for Russian students from SUAI during 2009–2010. Professor Artur Budagov, Dean of the Economican Faculty of the SUAI passed the certificates to students from the name of professor Cockrell.


January 28, 2010

Held the annual meeting of the Presidium of the ISA in the Russian Federation


With the report on the work done was made by President Section 2009 Professor, Ph. D., member corr. RAS Lydia Chubraeva.>

November, 10, 2009

Russian members greeting to Professor Michael Volokhov Friends and colleagues from St. Petersburg Russian section send greetings and wish all the best to one of the oldest Russian ISA member – professor St.- Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation Michael A. Volokhov with his 70th Jubilee!

A. Volokhov born at 10, November, 1939. In 1963 graduated from Leningrad Institute of Airspace Instrumentation (now SUAI). In 1973 he got his PhD in the field of electrical machines. Research concerned to the resolvers for on-ground airport equipment. Michael has a great work experience. Since 1963 to 1967 was working as an engineer at the Electroautomatika research and designing company. Dealing with the development of electro-mechanic devices for space and aircraft navigation. Since 1967 till present he is professor of SUAI. Reading lectures, running practices in the theory, technologies and manufacturing of the electrical machines and robotics, working at the projects in electro-mechanics and flexible manufacturing. In 1994 was working at the Ajuokuta Metallurgical Training Institute, Nigeria. Reading lectures, running practices on instruments and automation of metallurgical plant. In 1998-1999 was a participant of EC Copernicus Project. Running research in multi-agent robotic systems for Industrial application. During many years Michael is the secretary of St.-Petersburg Russian section.

March 8–13, 2009

Professor G. Cockrell (ISA President) visit to SUAI (Russia) Professor G. Cockrell with his wife J. Cockrell visited St.-Petersburg (Russia) during 8–13 of March, 2009. G. Cockrell was awarded by the title of “Honored Doctor of St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation”. Live webcast of Scientific Council Enlarged Session devoted to the SUAI (Russia) Honored Doctor Gown Awarding to professor ISU (USA) G. Cockrell was translated at March 12, 2009. ISA president visited ISA Head Quarters RF office, ISA knowledge centre for SUAI. He met with ISA Russian student’s members and Russian section leaders during his staying in St.-Petersburg. He also presented lecture to SUAI students.


February 20, 2009

The delegation of students from Nigeria, visited the headquarters of the ISA in the Russian Federation




January 26, 2009

Held the annual meeting of the Presidium of the ISA in the Russian Federation


With a report on the work done was made President of the Russian section of ISA Igor Pavlov>

January 13, 2009

Greeting!!! January 13, 2009 Arkady Ovodenko (ISA senior) had his 85 years birthday.

He is oldest Russian ISA member. SUAI organized special dinner. More than 100 specialists from St.-Petersburg plants and companies greet him at the Georgy Hall of the SUAI. Arkady is very well known person in avionics area in Russia and former USSR. He was founder and chair of the Main design centre of the holding «Leninetz» in St.-Petersburg. He is USSR Honorary Radio Operator and he is Deserved Machine Builder of Russian Federation (both titles are highest state professional titles in USSR and RF). Arkady Ovodenko name include at the St.-Petersburg Engineering Encyclopedia.>

June 3, 2008

Congratulations!!! Alexey Tirtichny as a recipient of an ISA Educational Foundation 2008 have been awarded $1500 from the Bob and Mary Ives Fund.>

April 29, 2008

The ceremony for presentation of State awards was held in the Kremlin!



April 29, 2008

The ceremony for presentation of State awards was held in the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin presented high Russian Federation award, the «Order for the services to Fatherland-IY degree» to Anatoly Ovodenko (SUAI rector, ISA HQ Russian Federation chair). Fifty-four famous Russians received state awards and titles, including figures from science, culture and the arts, doctors, teachers and representatives of industry and agriculture. The awards ceremony is traditionally held in the Catherine Hall in Kremlin.

Calendar:

2019
May, 2019, London (UK)
District 12 Leadership conference
May 18-20, 2019, Charlotte, NC (USA)
Strategic Leaders Meeting (SLM)
October, 2019, San Diego, CA (USA)
Fall Leaders Meeting



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The book “From Nevsky to Baikonur” (memories of veterans of the cosmodrome). Chionia and Vladimir Kraskin, St. Petersburg, 2016


The book “20 years of the Russian section of ISA”