Scientific symposium “Mechanics, Technologies and 21st century”

Skoltech Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials (CDM2) is organizing a symposium “Mechanics, Technology and 21st Century”, to be held in Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) on Thursday, September 29, 2016 by the address: room 407, 3 Nobel Street, Moscow, Russian Federation.

The aim of the symposium is to familiarize professors, researchers and students of Skoltech with advanced methods of conducting research and development partnerships with leading Russian and international scientists. The agenda of this one-day symposium will be composed of 10 presentations prominent speakers: member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS); representatives of R&D of key sectors of the Russian industry and international scientists and Skoltech professors (symposium program is attached).





09:20 – 09:40

Welcome coffee

09:40 – 09:50

Welcome introduction

Alexander Kuleshov
(president of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, academician)

09:50 – 10:00

Welcome introduction

Alexey Ponomarev
(vice president of Skoltech for strategy and industrial cooperation)

10:00 – 10:30

Thermonuclear processes in cavitation

Robert Nigmatulin
(director of the Institute of Oceanology of the RAS, academician)

10:30 – 11:00

Damage-free cleaning of membranes for drinking water applications with ultrasonically driven bubbles

Werner Lauterborn
(professor of the University of Göttingen, Germany; director emeritus of the Drittes Physikalisches Institut)

11:00 – 11:30

Nonlinear wave mechanics and technologies

Rivner Ganiev
(director of the Institute for Machines Science of the RAS, academician)

11:30 – 12:00

Textile composites: Understanding the structure-property relations for manufacturing and performance

Stepan Lomov
(professor of the KU Leuven, Belgium; head of the Composite Materials Group; Toray Chair for Composites Materials)

12:00 – 13:00

Tour of the Laboratories of the Skoltech Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials

13:00 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:30

New materials and technologies used in the creation of a new generation spacecraft

Rais Magzhanov
(Deputy General Designer of Rocket and Space Corporation “Energia” named after S.P. Korolev; Head of the Scientific and Technical Center)


Topical questions of Russian oil industry technological development

Mars Khasanov
(Director for Technology of “Gazprom Neft”, Director General of the Gazpromneft Scientific and Technical Center)

15:00 – 15:30

Coupled systems analysis, simulation and test for better predictive engineering

Pavel Goncharov
(3D CAE Portfolio and Business Development Manager, EMEA; Product Lifecycle Management; Digital Factory Division; Siemens Industry Software Limited)

15:30 – 16:00


16:00 – 16:30

Contact mechanics approaches in surface engineering

Irina Goryacheva
(chair of the Russian National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, head of the laboratory at the Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the RAS, academician)

16:30 – 17:00

Thermal spray: Innovative processes and applications

Christian Moreau
(professor of the Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; director of the Concordia Institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation; Canada Research Chair Thermal Spray and Surface Engineering; president of the Thermal Spray Society)

17:00 – 17:30

Oscillate boiling

Claus-Dieter Ohl
(professor of the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)

Looking forward to see you at the Symposium,

Iskander S. Akhatov
Professor and Director
Center for Design, Manufacturing & Materials (CDM2)