RuSciTech Newsletter – August 2014

News of the Russian-Speaking Science and Technology Community

Welcome to the late summer edition of the RuSciTech Newsletter!

We are pleased to share new events and opportunities, which may be of interest to you or your colleagues.

Building on the success of the RuSciTech Forum in Arizona in March this year, we are pleased to announce that the next Forum will be organised by RuSciTech and RASA associations in Singapore on 27-28 June 2015. Should you wish to participate in this exciting event in South East Asia, do save these dates in your diary.

The Forum will be held alongside two major international scientific conferences:
International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies – ICMAT2015
International Conference on Laser Spectroscopy – ICOLS2015.

RuSciTech-RASA Forum participants will have the opportunity to attend these events.

As always, you are very welcome to share your news and suggestions with us.
We look forward to hearing from you at:

Forthcoming Events

Moscow Science Week
8-10 September 2014
Moscow, Russia
Infomation in the press.

XII Triple Helix International Conference 2014 (THC 2014)
September 11-13, 2014
Tomsk, Russia
Call for papers.
Call for thematic workshops.

Skoltech International Workshop “Design and Manufacturing of Advanced Composite Structures for Automated Production
September 17-19, 2014
Skolkovo Innovation center, Moscow
Relevant experts are invited to participate. The address for registrations:

The first international scientific conference for megagrants scientists  “Science of the Future”
17-20 September 2014
St. Petersburg
Information in the press.

RASA Annual Conference
Amongst its participants are expected: a number of leading Russian-speaking scientists from the USA, representatives from the Russian Ministry of Science and Education, Skolkovo, Rusnano and from leading Russian universities. Confirmed speakers include: A. Kabanov, V. Shiltsev, V. Fokin, D. Kharzeev. The conference programme will be published at:
8-9 November 2014
Boston, USA

Job & project opportunities

The Skolkovo Institute of Science & Technology (Skoltech) ,Moscow is recruiting scientists for its faculty in the following main areas: innovation, IT, biomed, energy, space, nuclear, structural materials & manufacturing, and computationally intensive science.
Types of appointments:
– Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors who have tenure track positions and normally are in full time residence in Moscow.
– Professors and Associate Professors of the Practice are distinguished practitioners from industry, who hold term appointments and normally spend at least 50% of their time on the campus.
– Adjunct Professors, Associate and Assistant Professors, who hold term appointments, and are generally not a full time resident on the campus.
– Affiliate Professors and Associate Professors are honorary faculty positions created for engaging highly active faculty from CREI Partners who contribute to Skoltech in research, education and/or innovation.
– Visiting Professors and Associate Professors are tenure-track faculty members elsewhere who spend at least one month at Skoltech.
– Research Professor, Associate and Assistant Professors are term appointments that recognize research accomplishments and have research and innovation activities as their principal responsibility.
More information can be found here:
The letter from the Skoltech President Edward Crawley.
Skoltech Faculty Talking Points
Lab installations at Skoltech
Skoltech Faculty Prospectus
Interested candidates should contact Skoltech directly at:

Skoltech is also inviting students for its PhD Programs.

A Research Associate to work at UCL on the project ‘Microlocal analysis of first order systems of partial differential equations’.

With warm greetings from Cambridge (UK),

Coordinating Committee 
RuSciTech Association 
June 2014