No One Is Forgotten
On January 18th, the day when the siege of Leningrad was lifted, we commemorate our colleagues, students and alumni who gave their lives for our city. Their names were immortalised on the stele in our Memorial garden square.
Restoration of Trinity Cathedral is Finishing
The construction of the cathedral, which was christened in 1835, was supervised by Vasily Stasov and the Institute of the Transport Engineers Corps’ alumnus and later Chairman of the Committee for Buildings and Hydraulic works in St. Petersburg Pierru-Dominique Bazaine. It was him who solved the engineer task of strengthening columns and steadiness of the main dome. The calculation of constructions was made by another PGUPS’ alumnus — Pavel Melnikov.
Volkhov Hydroelectric Station Celebrates its 90th Anniversary
On December 19th, 1926 in presence of the Government Members the Volkhov Hydroelectric Plant was solemnly opened. Thus, it became the first achievement of GOELRO plan (State Commission for Electrification of Russia).