‘Respected fellows, students and alumni of TPU! Dear TPU members! I congratulate you on the 122nd anniversary of our University!
Another year is added to the bank of Tomsk Polytechnic University... On the eve of the anniversary of our alma mater we look back at the path traversed by our predecessors, and, basing on their experience marked by overcoming and creation, we write a modern history of TPU. Any changes and developments do not always come easy.
Through joint work and the responsibility for our common business, through trials, challenges of time and search for answers, through breakthroughs and risks involved we strive towards our goal, i.e. the creation of a world-class environment within the University.
Strengthening its assets in all activities as one of the leading research and educational centers in Russia and the world, generating fundamental and applied research, unique innovative developments and technology, training exclusive engineers, researchers, technology entrepreneurs for high-tech labor market, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University is in the focus of the increased attention of the state, wide scientific community, large industrial partners and businesses. Numerous awards and grants, prizes and diplomas of all levels won by our students, early career scientists and eminent professors, investments in the social area, the primacy of TPU members in culture, creative and sports activities testify a powerful potential of modern Tomsk Polytechnic generation and are reflected in national and world university rankings. Following the vector set by the 5-100 Project, TPU has improved its position in the world coordinate system, showing a high dynamics in the advancement in prestigious QS and THE World University Rankings. For the first time our University entered the ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects in the field of Mechanical Engineering, in the QS and THE Rankings by Subject Engineering & Technology, Physical Sciences. There is only one step up to the top 100 of the world’s best research and educational centers in the THE World University Rankings...
We meet the 122nd anniversary of TPU in the conditions of unlimited freedom with a sense of responsibility for the commitments made and confidence in our abilities. This means that we will continue gaining the most progressive knowledge, implement global projects, and create tomorrow’s reality trough excellent studies and fruitful work.
Congratulations, dear TPU members! Let TPU remain a foothold on the circles of life for each of us! Happiness, health, and prosperity to you and your families! Great and small victories for the glory of TPU and our Fartherland to all of us!
Rector of Tomsk Polytechnic University, Professor Petr Chubik