The PGUPS and Oktyabrskaya Railway Began Collaborative Work on Development of Approaches to the Ports of North-West Russia
In August 2016 professors, postgraduate students and Master’s degree students of the PGUPS made a trip to Murmansk, where they got acquainted with the current state and prospects of development of the Murmansk transport hub.
The Employee of the University Became a Finalist of the Competition of the Committee on Science and Higher Education
The finalists of the competition of business ideas, scientific and technical developments and research projects were announced.
The Winners of the International Creativity Competition «Heritage of Betancourt» were Awarded in Paris
The winners of the International Creativity Competition «Heritage of Betancourt» awarded diplomas at École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris, France). The competition was organized by Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS) in the academic year 2015. The winners were congratulated by Director of École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées Armel de La Bourdonnaye.
The PGUPS and Oktyabrskaya Railway Signed the Agreement on Cooperation for the Period of 2016-2018
On August 7, 2016, on the Day of the Railwayman, the agreement and plan of work for the period of 2016-2018 was solemnly signed between Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University and Oktyabrskaya Railway – the branch of JSC “Russian Railways”. The ceremony was held in the German Hall of the Yusupov Palace on the Fontanka River.
The PGUPS Graduate Became a Prizewinner of the All-Russian Competition for the Best Graduation Thesis
The results of the competition for the best graduation thesis dedicated to standardization and certification were announced.
«Heritage of Betancourt»: a Visit of Spanish Engineers and Students to St. Petersburg
A group of 80 transport engineers and students from Spain stayed in St. Petersburg from July 14 to July 20, 2016. The PGUPS welcomed representatives of its partner organizations: Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.
PGUPS Hosted the 20th Session of the Working Group for Railway Transport of the Sub-Committee for Transport Cooperation of Russia and China
On July 13-15, 2016, the Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University hosted the 20th Session of the Working Group for Railway Transport of the Sub-Committee for Transport Cooperation of the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China.
Rolling Stock of the 21st Century (Ideas, Requirements, Projects)
On July 6, 2016, the 11th International Conference «Rolling Stock of the 21st Century (Ideas, Requirements, Projects)» started in Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University.
A Visit of Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China Liu Yandong to PGUPS
On July 3, 2016, a delegation of the Chinese Ministry of Education headed by Vice Premier Liu Yandong visited the PGUPS. Liu Yandong is a member of the Chinese Government in charge of science, technology and education.