Students of the Institute of Space Technologies got Yury Gagarin scholarships
Four 2nd-year students (Kair Zhanibekov, Alexander Lakin, Viktoria Zhuravleva and Irina Andreichikova) of RUDN IST got diplomas and certificates for research of assessment of labor-intensive training of astronauts. The experts highle appreciated their work «Improving methodological tools of assessing intensiveness of labor when planning work of Gagarin Training Center».
«Our victory is a result of hard work. We participate in conferences on space branch economic issues. We offer our solutions based on detailed analysis. We learn to be professionals and it takes a lot of research», say the winners.
Tatiana Kokuitseva, Vice-Director of IST says that «hi-tech production takes intellectual labor. At our institute we concentrate on practical approach – straight after internship our students do concrete projects».
RUDN chemists have created a biodegradable polymer based on chitosan and polyhydroxybutyrate. Chitosan, which is obtained from animal shells and fungal cells, gives the compound antimicrobial properties, so it can be used for disposable medical and hygienic materials and products.
RUDN University professor together with colleagues from France and the USA has developed a technique for describing blood clotting regarding the individual characteristics of patients. This will help to make more accurately diagnosis and select drugs dosages for the treatment of haemophilia, thrombosis and other blood coagulation disorders.
RUDN chemists have proven the effectiveness of metal complexes for catalysis of cyanhydrin production — substances important for the chemical industry. Chemists managed to achieve 96.3% of the reaction efficiency.