This year 24 TPU employees become the best teachers in Russia

According to the results of the Golden Names of Higher Education-2019 competition, 24 employees of Tomsk Polytechnic University have become laureates in various nominations. The competition winners will traditionally be listed in the Book of Honor of University Teachers of the Russian Federation.

Photo: Prof. Alexei Pestryakov - one of the winners

The Interregional Public Organization League of Higher School Teachers implements the present competition jointly with the Presidential Grants Fund. Since 2017, 1,285 teachers out of 177 universities from 70 Russian regions have participated in it.

The Golden Names of Higher School project is aimed at improving the status of higher school teachers in Russia, who have made a significant contribution to the development of modern science and education through the public recognition and popularization of their achievements.

There are ten nominations, covering the main university activities such as research, training, educational work, vocational guidance, academic innovations, organization of practical trainings and competitions, and international activities.

According to the results, 24 representatives of Tomsk Polytechnic University became winners in various nominations.

The winners in the Training of Scientific and Pedagogical Staff nomination are

Prof. Galina Barysheva, the School of Engineering Entrepreneurship

Prof. Olga Berestneva, the Division for Information Technology

Prof. Yuri Kobenko, the Division for Foreign Languages  

in the Contribution to Science and Higher Education nomination:

Associate Prof. Lyudmila Bolsunovskaya, the Division for Foreign Languages

Igor Shamanin, head of the Division for Natural Sciences,

 

in the Contribution to Social Work and Educational Activities, Vocational Guidance of Children and Youth:

Associate Prof. Tatyana Grechkina, the Division for Materials Science

Devotion and Support of the Traditions of Russian Higher Education

Prof. Galina Erofeeva, the Division for Experimental Physics

Associate Prof. Nadezhda Kravchenko, the Division Natural Sciences

Prof. Viktor Lisitsyn, the Division for Materials Science

 

in the Young Scientific and Pedagogical Talents:

Senior Lecturer Viktor Kudiyarov, the Division for Experimental Physics

Associate Prof. Andrei Mostovshchikov, the Division for Natural Sciences

Associate Prof. Alexander Pak, the Division for Automation and Robotics

Associate Prof. Nikolay Ruban, the Division for Power and Electrical Engineering

Associate Prof. Alexey Savelyev, the Division for Information Technology

Associate Prof. Ruslan Ufa, the Division for Power and Electrical Engineering

Associate Prof. Yuri Cherepennikov, the Division for Nuclear-Fuel Cycle

in the Development of International Cooperation in Higher Education:

Prof. Maria Kukhta, the Division for Materials Science

Prof. Alexey Pestryakov, the Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences,

Associate Prof. Roman Surmenev, the Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences,

Associate Prof. Sergey Tverdokhlebo, the Weinberg Research Center,  

in the Implementation of Innovative Teaching Methods, Development of an Open Information Environment for Higher Education

Prof. Svetlana Rozhkova, the Division for Mathematics and Computer Sciences

Alexander Fadeev, Vice-Rector for Digital Affairs, Director of Center for Digital Education,

in the Development of Practice-Oriented Higher Education:

Associate Prof. Dmitry Ilyaschenko, the Division for Electronic Engineering

Aleksei Yakovlev, Vice-Rector for Industrial Cooperation and Entrepreneurship, Director of the School of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

The award ceremony will be held on November 15 at the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.

“The competition winners will traditionally be listed in the Russian Book of Honor of University Teachers. This book will be a benchmark for young teachers. It is especially valuable that, there are both recognized specialists and young teachers in the winner list. The participant age varies from 24 to 92 years. This awakes a hope for further life of the Russian academic traditions and simultaneous introduction of breakthrough methods and technologies, ” the organizers underline.