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Russia: Successes and Challenges in Engineering Education

Posted by Hannah Conrad on January 19th, 2012

Guest: Sergei Umnyashkin, Vice Rector, National Research University of Electronic Technology (formerly Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology (MIET))

Host: Karen Bartleson, Sr. Director, Community Marketing, Synopsys Inc.

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There is an international need for well-educated, well-prepared engineering graduates from universities around the world. The future of the worldwide electronics industry depends on these new engineers to continue moving technology and business forward for the next generation. We invited Vice Rector of National Research University of Electronic Technology (formally Moscow Institute of Electronics Technology (MIET)), Sergei Umnyashkin, to talk to us about the successes and challenges in engineering education in Russia. You will learn from Sergei about the general condition of electronic education in Russia as well as what role the electronics industry plays in helping to ensure that new graduates are the best prepared to enter the workforce. Sergei also shares how MIET’s international affairs works to get support from the electronics industry.

Links of interest:

National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET)

Karen Bartleson and Sergei Umnyashkin

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