District 12 (EMEA) Students
Europe / Middle-east / Africa

Notices:

Deadline for ISA education foundation scholarship application form
ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships are awarded to college or university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. The scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives. To apply you need to submit the application form by 15 February 2018.
Deadline for the XIV ISA European Students Paper Competition (ESPC-2018)
The competition organized by ISA District 12, St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI). Paper must deliver to the section adviser and organizing committee before March 25, 2018 .

News:

July 8, 2017

In Milan, the results of the XIII ISA European student paper competition (ESPC-2017) were announce.

June 29, 2017

In St. Petersburg, an exhibition of graduation projects carried out by students of St. Petersburg universities "Students to the City 2017" was held by order of St. Petersburg state authority. The five graduates of SUAI of 2017 who won the Contest were granted the right to carry out graduation projects. A member of ISA student section, Natalia Makarchuk, has developed a project on measures to improve the organization of ground municipal passenger transport in conjunction with the existing and projected lines of the St. Petersburg metro system by order of the Committee for the Development of the Transport Infrastructure of St. Petersburg. The graduation project was supervised by the Candidate of Technical Sciences, Associate Professor Nikolai N. Mayorov (Deputy Director of SUAI Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, active member of the Russian Section of ISA). The Vice Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir V. Kirillov, who visited the exhibition, took a close look at the exposition of SUAI and thanked the students and authorities. The Rector of SUAI Yulia A. Antokhina, President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014, and the President of SUAI Anatoly A. Ovodenko, Head of ISA Representative Office in the Russian Federation, introduced the students and their works to the Vice Governor.


June 28, 2017

SUAI postgraduate student Vasily Kazakov and student Arthur Paraskun, active members of ISA student section of SUAI, presented a report on Spectral measurements by diffraction grating device with Fiber-optics system of signal transmission at the XX International Conference for Young Researchers. The report aroused great interest of the conference participants and was highly appreciated by the organizing committee.


June 27, 2017

In the atrium of the Peter and Paul Fortress the best graduates of higher educational institutions of St. Petersburg were honored. The governor of the city Georgi S. Poltavchenko, members of the government, rectors of higher educational institutions, heads of military schools and academies and, of course, graduates and their family members took part in the XV ceremony. SUAI was represented by the rector Yulia Antokhina, president of the Russian section of ISA in 2014. The best graduate of SUAI in 2017 is Vitaly Ushakov, silver prize-winner of the XIII ISA European student paper competition (ESPC-2017).

June 22-23, 2017

On Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation took part in GeekPicnic, the biggest Russian popular science festival held in Pulkovo Park, St. Petersburg. This festival gathers annually tens of thousands of people keeping track of the high-tech world and trying not to miss a single new gadget.
At the section of the University called SUAI Cosmoshow projects and products developed by the students were represented. The Flying Train project based on superconductivity technologies was very popular among the visitors as well as humanoid robot football players that won RoboCup Russia Open 2017 under the guidance of SUAI students. These robots are going to represent Russia at an international competition in Bangkok in the autumn. Other products designed by SUAI students such as Robohand, 3D aerial photography system, solar panel cleaning robot and electrostatic also captured visitors’ attention. The most technologically advanced guests were interested in the Internet of Things developments represented by an autonomous video surveillance system and by a special device identifying smokers and propagandizing quitting smoking.
SUAI Cosmoshow became one of the most notable festival sites. The students’ work has been led by active members of the Russian Section of ISA: Professor Vladislav Shishlakov, Associate Professor Sergey V. Solenyi, Associate Professor Nikolai N. Mayorov and Senior Lecturer Anton V. Sergeev.



May 17-19, 2017

the Aerospace Bruisers team of the joint research and development Laboratory for the Design and Programming of Robotic Systems of the Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics of SUAI and the St. Petersburg Institute of Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences took part in the open National Stage of the International competition in robotics RoboCupRussiaOpen 2017, which was held in Tomsk. 140 teams from 14 cities of Russia took part in the competition. The Aerospace Bruisers team took 1st place in the RoboCup Humanoid Soccer KidSize League and will represent the Russian Federation at the international RoboCup competition in the Asia-Pacific region in December 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.


February 16, 2017

Rector of SUAI, President of the Russian section of ISA of 2014 Yulia Antokhina, CEO of the Union of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) Robert N. Urazov and director of Center for Strategic Research “North-West” Foundation Marina S. Lipetskaya signed a memorandum of understanding for the participants of the international working group FutureSkills. The Boiling Point coworking center in St. Petersburg hosted FutureSkills design session on new human resources for the IoT and IT which included several important events. The most significant of these was the signing of a memorandum of understanding between SUAI and the Union of Young Professionals representing a global not-for-profit membership association WorldSkills International (WSI) in Russia. WSI's mission is to draw attention to technical and technological professions and to create conditions for the development of high professional standards. The main activity of the Association is the organization and carrying out of professional competitions of various levels for young people under the age of 22 years. FutureSkills is a Russian initiative for holding competitions of competence representing the professions of the future and for research in the field of new professions in the framework of WorldSkills Russia and WorldSkills Hi-Tech championships. The main objective of FutureSkills is the search and development of the competences of the future that will be most in demand in the next decade. SUAI is a national leader in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT), the industrial Internet and industrial automation, cloud technologies, machine learning and information security. In partnership with industry leaders, such as Intel and Dell EMC, the first Master's program in the area of IoT was launched in SUAI. It is therefore not surprising that the experience and expertise of SUAI has interested WorldSkills association in terms of creation of professions of the future. As a result of the signing of the memorandum, in the near future SUAI will become a platform for testing of advanced competencies on the basis of SUAI school of the Internet of things. The fact that SUAI is already now preparing real professionals of the future could be verified on the exhibition of the best student projects in the area of the Internet of Things. It should be noted that most of the exhibits were made by the participants of the Open Makerton of the Internet of Things, which was held in SUAI from 13 to 15 February. The exhibition has attracted great interest of participants of FutureSkills design session on new human resources for the IoT and IT as well as of those who took part in the parallel working session on design of a model of the University of NTI.



November 9, 2016

Professor of Indiana State University (USA) and ISA president in 2009 Gerald Cockrell conducted the first class of 12th regular webinar on Practical project management. The webinar was held at the Demonstration hall of new information technologies of SUAI. Professor Cockrell has been conducting webinars for students, postgraduate students and lecturers of SUAI as well as for members of ISA regular and student sections for twelve years. Over these years, 278 people participated in the seminar. Every year the webinar program includes 11 lectures. Participants who have successfully completed the training receive a certificate of Indiana State University.

September 14-20, 2016, Republic of Crimea, Alushta

The SUAI delegation headed by a member of the Russian section of ISA, Professor, PhD, Head of department of Information and Network Technologies Leonid A. Osipov took an active part in the work of XXV International Scientific and Technical Conference "Modern technologies in control, automatics and information processing". SUAI bachelors V.K. Kozyrevsky, N.A. Golos, A.A. Zausalin, S.S. Tkachev and master D.V. Pechenin received diplomas and prizes.

July 1, 2016

Students-to-City-2016 Exhibition of Diploma Projects accomplished by students of Saint Petersburg on the instruction of executive branch of government was held. Three graduates of SUAI in 2016, members of ISA students’ section, who won the Competition, were entitled to write Diploma Projects. Artyom Kashaev wrote the project on “Possible Applications of Wind and Tide Energy in the North-West Region. Development script, possible project implementation. Economic and ecological justification” for Energy and Engineering Support Committee of St. Petersburg. The adviser was Vladislav F. Shishlakov, Director of Institute of Innovative Technologies in Electromechanics and Robotics, Doctor, Professor. The work on “Proxy Server Based High-load Applications Balancing” was accomplished by Vitaly Fundovoy for the Informatization and Communications Committee of St. Petersburg. His adviser was Evgeny A. Bakin, PhD, associate professor, participant of World Student Instrumentation Games of ISA, former president of ISA students’ section. Kirill Gogolev under the guidance of adviser Nikolay N. Mayorov , deputy director of Institute of Aerospace Instruments and Systems, active member of the Russian section of ISA, wrote the project on “City quays in St. Petersburg: Development Prospects, Problems, Solutions” for the Transport Committee of St. Petersburg. Georgy S. Poltavchenko , governor of St.Petersburg, attended the Exhibition and observed the SUAI stand to mark the highest level of the presented projects and thanked the students and their supervisers. SUAI’s Rector Yulia A. Antokhina (President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014) and President Anatoly A.Ovodenko (Head of ISA Headquarters Russian Federation) introduced students and their projects to the Governor.




June 27, 2016

The official ceremony to honor best university graduates of Saint Petersburg was held for the 14th time in St. Peter-and-Paul Fortress. The event was attended by the City Vice-Governor Vladimir V. Kirillov, officials, rectors, heads of military schools and academies and graduates with their families. SUAI was represented by Rector Yulia A. Antokhina (President of the Russian section of ISA in 2014), President Anatoly A. Ovodenko (Head of ISA Headquarters Russian Federation) and Director of Institute of Innovation and Basic Master’s Training Elena G. Semyonova (President of the Russian section of ISA in 2011). The Best SUAI graduate is Alexey Kurlov, active member of ISA students’ section, graduate of Institute of Innovation and Basic Master’s Training. While studying Alexey gained the reputation of a brilliant student, revealing himself as a talented scientist and researcher to be praised. He has written dozens articles in scientific magazines and delivered many reports at conferences. Moreover, the results of his Master’s Thesis research found practical application through the device that has already been implemented and nowadays is considered at Federal Service for Intellectual Property.

June 23, 2016

At the meeting of SUAI Academic Board Rector Yulia A. Antokhina awarded the SUAI students and postgraduates - XII European ISA (ESPC-2016) Best Student Research Winners – with diplomas and medals. Gold medals were given to Alexander Sorokin, Alexander Chabanenko, Vitaly Kuznetsov, Vasily Kazakov, Georgy Korol. Efim Golovin, Alexander Zelenin, Evgeny Petrashkevich, Boris Oskolkov, Maria Makarenko, Ilya Ivanov and Maria Shelest received silver medals. Alexander Vakulenko, Evgeny Grigoryev, Artemy Zhuravlev, Ivan Yudin, Yaroslav Baranov, Alexander Kozhevin, Antonina Makeeva were awarded with bronze medals. The prize for team competition went to Alexander Chabanenko, postgraduate, president of SUAI ISA students’ section.


April 21, 2016

The IX ISA students research long-distance conference in frame of the 69 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI was organized.

September 24, 2015

Last session of the Tenth issue Project management seminar was organized via Internet by professor Gerald Cockrell. 16 SUAI students received ISU certificates.

April 13, 2015

The VIII ISA students research long-distance conference in frame of the 68 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI was organized.

June 30, 2014

Mikhail Vaganov, Alexandr Sorokin, Ruslan Khansuvarov, Vadim Nenashev Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation were awarded by the 2014 ISA Education Scholarship Award

May 22, 2014

Last session of the Nineth issue Project management seminar was organized via Internet by professor Gerald Cockrell. 18 SUAI students received ISU certificates.

April 17, 2014

The VII International Society of Automation (ISA) student research long-distance conference.

The conference organize in the frame of the 67 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI and agreement of cooperation between ISU and SUAI.

September 17-22, 2013

I. Lipinsky and V. Nenashev took part at the International Forum PE-RU-SAT-2013 at Lima, Peru.

September 20, 2013
4 students from Technical University of Delft (Kingdom of the Netherlands) – participants of the Nuon Solar Team (winner of the four World Solar Challenge) visited St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation. Students from Holland met with Russian students and presented their solar car “Nuna-6”.
June 1–8, 2013
ISA former presidents Pino Zani and Gerald Cockrell visited Saint-Petersburg, Russia during 1–8 June, 2013. They participated at the XIV international Forum “Modern information society formation – problems, perspectives, innovation approaches”. ISA leaders visited ISA Headquarters of Russian Federation, participated at the round table “Trends in global automation to the year 2020”.
Presentation:
April 17, 2013
The VI International Society of Automation (ISA) student research long-distance conference.
The conference organize in the frame of the 66 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI and agreement of cooperation between ISU and SUAI.
November 22, 2012

The meeting of the Presidium of the ISA Russian Section was organized at ISA Headquarters Russian Federation.

November 15, 2012

Eight issue of the long distance “Project management” seminar started.

October 25, 2012

Last session of the Seventh issue Project management seminar was organized via Internet by professor Gerald Cockrell. 16 SUAI students received ISU certificates.

September 22-27, 2012

Section delegation took part at District 12 meeting during “Automation week” at Orlando (USA).

May 24, 2012

Professor Orazio Mirabella with his daughter Julia visited St.-Petersburg (Russia) during 22–27 of May, 2012. O. Mirabella was awarded by the title of “Honored Doctor of St.-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation”.

Live webcast of Scientific Council Enlarged Session devoted to the SUAI (Russia) Honored Doctor Gown Awarding to professor Catania University (Italy) O. Mirabella was translated at May 24, 2012.

ISA senior-member visited ISA Head Quarters RF office, ISA knowledge centre for SUAI. He met with ISA Russian student’s members and Russian section leaders during his staying in St.-Petersburg. He also presented lecture to SUAI students and professors.

April 18, 2012
The V International Society of Automation (ISA) student research long-distance conference.
The conference organize in the frame of the 65 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI and agreement of cooperation between ISU and SUAI.
November 3-4, 2011
Engineering and Architecture Faculty of Kore University of Enna, organizes the Information and Automation Technologies Meeting, Enna, Italy.
Jule 28, 2011
9th Italian-Russian student seminar was organized in St.-Petersburg (Russia). 15 Italian students from CU come to SUAI. General consul of Italy in St.-Petersburg Mr. Luigi Estero participated at ISA student session at July 28.

July 27, 2011
Congratulation to students from Enna (Italy)
June 27, 2011
Alexey Tirtichny as a recipient of an ISA Educational Foundation 2011 has been awarded $2000.
June 25, 2011
Former ISA president Gerald Cockrell and former ISA senior administrator Laura Crumler were presented the Memorial Medal “70 years of the St.-Petersburg State University of Airspace Instrumentation” for their many years wonderful work for international students’ activities. The Medal to G. Cockrell was presented in Terre Haute, IN, USA during visit of Russian delegation to ISU. The medal to Laura Crumpler was sent her by mail was sent her by mail from the name of ISA Russian section and SUAI.
April 20, 2011
The IV International Society of Automation (ISA) student research long-distance conference.
The conference organize in the frame of the 64 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI and agreement of cooperation between ISU and SUAI.
October 16-27, 2010
Russia–USA exchange
The SUAI delegation headed by Vice-rector Prof. Victor Boer (ISA senior-member) participated at the 5th SUAI–SU student seminar in Terra Haute, Indiana, USA.
The seminar was organized by ISA past-president Prof. Gerald Cockrell. SUAI students participated at the International Forum Technology and Economics.
Gerald Cockrell and Alex Bobovich (ISA VP 2007–2008) organized joint meeting of the ISU and SUAI students sections. Both section discussed future joint activities.
September 7, 2010
Final session of the long-distance seminar “Project management”
Professor Gerald Cockrell presented his last class of the long-distance seminar “Project Management”, which he organized fifth time for Russian students from SUAI during 2009–2010. Professor Artur Budagov, Dean of the Economican Faculty of the SUAI passed the certificates to students from the name of professor Cockrell.
August 1, 2010
VIII Italian-Russian student seminar
The VIII Italian-Russian student seminar was organized by professor Orazio Mirabella on July 23 – August 1, 2010 in Catania University.

Group of 10 Russians headed by Alexander Bobovich from SUAI (St.-Petersburg) visited ISA Catania student section. During one week students had city tour, ISA session, where student presented their presentations, rest, sweem, visited many places of interesting. Main goal-Italians and Russians found new international friends. Next seminar will be organized by SUAI at 2011.





July 28, 2010
New student section in Kore University (Italy)
Alexander Bobovich (D12 student committee chair) was invited by professor Mario Collotta (Kore University) to visit Kore University for discuss posibility to start process of creation ISA student section for Kore University. At July 28, 2010 Alexander Bobovich visited Kore University and met with Kore University president Cataldo Salerno, then he had meeting with ISA Kore student section organizing committee: professor Mario Collotta and students Ilenia Collotta and Valerio Salerno.Alexander answered for organizing committe questions and they started the process of creation new D12 student section.

On photo (L to R): Ilenia Collotta, professor Mario Collotta, Alexander Bobovich, Valerio Salerno

July 27, 2010
ISA D12 International student session
The ISA District 12 international student session was organized by professor Orazio Mirabella (CU) and Alexander Bobovich (D12 student committee chair) at July 27, 2010 at University of Catania (Italy). Students from CU (Italy) and SUAI (Russia) made their presentations. After session Alexander Bobovich passed certificates and medals Italian students-winners of the ESPC-2010.

Juny 30, 2010
ISA-JIC student section activities in semesters 301-302 (2009-2010)
June 15, 2010
ISA Executive Board approves 2010 ISA Education Scholarship Award recipients.
Three of SUAI students have been awarded ISA Education Foundation Scholarships, as follows: Alexey Tirtichny, Evgeny Bakin, Konstantin Gurnov. Georgy Kuymchev will get District 12 Award.

After receiving the medals and certificates by SUAI students – winners of the ESPC-2010.

To the left to right: K. Gurnov (1), E. Bakin (3) and A. Tirtichny (4).

April 22, 2010
The III ISA International long distance student research conference
The conference organize in the frame of the 63 International Students Scientific Conference of the SUAI and agreement of cooperation between ISU and SUAI.

December 7, 2009
“The St.-Petersburg best student 2009” H&A ceremony was organized by the St.-Petersburg Government and Rector's Council at the Educational Theater on Mokhovaya. Georgy Kuyumchev (SUAI student section president-elect) was declared as the St.-Petersburg best student 2009 in the nomination the best in research and creative work. On photo Georgy with his wife Maria.

November 26, 2009
5th long distance seminar between ISU and SUAI
Dr. G. Cockrell (ISA president) presents by long distance the first lecture on 5th seminar “Project management” to SUAI students.



October 6, 2009
Undergraduate Student Research Conference
May 1, 2009
Spain students visit to Achema Fair (Germany). The four section presidents were invited by ISA Spain to participate in Achema fair (Germany). The advisor of San Juan Bosco Section, Jose Teruel, and Vicente Rico attended the visit with them and took the opportunity to explain practical concepts about Instrumentation and Control. Attendees came from ISA Spain student sections of Universidad de Valladolid, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Universidad Complutense de Madrid and San Juan Bosco (Cartagena).