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 Center for Energy Science and Technology and elective courses delivered by members of other CREIs including Center for Photonics and Quantum Materials and Center for Design, Manufacturing and Materials. Our lecturers conduct 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. Skoltech offers international environment and the opportunities for students to visit foreign universities and international conferences.
The education program consists of core and elective courses with recommendations for three tracks – Experimental Materials Science, Computational Materials Science and Materials Engineering, as detailed below:
(Contact person: Stanislav Fedotov)
(Contact person: Dmitry Aksenov)
(Contact person: Alexander Korsunsky)
Wide selection of elective courses is offered to fit best your career plans, see Course catalogue. In particular
Skoltech professors offering Master projects in Materials Science are
Additional information can be found here:
The program is managed by:
The curriculum development group includes Profs. A.Abakumov, D. Aksenov, S.Fedotov, including Andriy Zhugayevich, Sergey Tretyak, Keith Stevenson and other faculty members. This development has been started in 2014 and incorporates educational and research standards of leading institutions in Materials Science and Engineering worldwide such as MIT/DMSE and LANL/CINT. In Russian education system the program is accredited as 22.04.01 “Материаловедение и технологии материалов”.