IEC members praised the progress made.
“The success of RUDN University indicates that the university has reached the level of sustainable development after explosive growth according to scientific and educational criteria. It is very important to continue to progress on all criteria and not to forget about both technical and humanitarian directions of development,”- said Hans de Wit, Director of the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College.
The President of the International Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, IREG, Jan Sadlak, supported his colleague's position and paid special attention to the effectiveness of the Program and to the significance of the university’s desire to develop the chosen growth area.
Anatoly Ryzhkov, Deputy Director of the Institute of Innovative Engineering Technologies, presented a report on the results of work at 9 IIET laboratories. He spoke about the development of an algorithm for industrial restoration of large parts with the help of 3D printing, the installation of detailed and non-invasive seismic and electrical exploration of the upper part of the earth's crust section (10-400 meters from the surface) and biocompatible nanofilms for implants to ensure their better survival and targeted drug delivery. Anatoly Ryzhkov shared the plans for the development of laboratories for 2019 and noted that the specialists of RUDN University were preparing to introduce a neural network capable of recognizing objects in real-time into the autonomous video surveillance system.
The next meeting of the IEC will be held at the University in full-time format in September. The topic of discussion will be the concept of strategic development of RUDN University until 2025.
Anita Dhar - graduate of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, majoring in "International Relations" and the winner of the title "Best graduate of RUDN -2019". In her interview she talks about how the spirit of friendship of nations is cultivated, how to study 12 semesters with “A” grades and how a musical ear helps in learning foreign languages.
On July 22, a delegation of the University of Aix-Marseilles (France) headed by President of the University paid an official visit to RUDN University to discuss the prospects of creating joint educational programs of double diplomas and included training, as well as the organization of joint summer and winter schools.
Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova and Director of the Department of International Scientific and Educational Cooperation Alexey Poyda visited Lebanon to hold talks on expanding cooperation with Lebanese universities. Universities-partners noted an increase in the students’ interest in studying the Russian language and studying in Russia. The visit was supported by the Association of RUDN Alumni in Lebanon and the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Beirut.