Materials Science is an interdisciplinary educational track at Skoltech relating to research in various focus areas including Advanced Materials, Energy, Space, Biology, Computations. The broad educational program builds upon several courses taught by faculty members of Research Centers (CREI) in Electrochemical Energy Storage and Photonics and Quantum Materials, conducting cutting edge research in Materials Science as evidenced by high median h-index ~30.
In addition to the specialized expertise, the program delivers an interdisciplinary mix of engineering and natural sciences that is unique for the universities in Russia and beyond. Other core aspects of the program are industry immersion and the entrepreneurship and innovation component. All courses are taught in English. Skoltech offers international environment and the opportunities for students to visit foreign universities and international conferences.
In Russian education system the track is indexed as 22.04.01 “Материаловедение и технологии материалов”.
The education program consists of core and elective courses as detailed below:
(Contact person: Artem Abakumov)
(Contact person: Andriy Zhugayevych)
Skoltech professors offering Master projects in Materials Science are
Additional information can be found here:
The coordinator of the program is A.Zhugayevych. The curriculum development group includes also Profs. A.Abakumov, B.Fine, K.Stevenson, S.Tretiak and other faculty members. This development incorporates educational and research standards of leading institutions in Materials Science and Engineering worldwide such as MIT/DMSE and LANL/CINT.