Dmitry Chernyshenko, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, expressed his greetings to Tomsk Polytechnic University on its 125th anniversary.
“For 125 years, Tomsk Polytechnic University has made a huge contribution in the development of education, science, industry not only of Siberia and the Far East but also of entire Russia. TPU was founded as Tomsk Technological Institute of Practical Engineers of Emperor Nicholas II and always distinguished by its focus on solving real tasks with the application of groundbreaking research,” the greeting says.
The Deputy Prime Minister noted that scientists, experts, graduates of TPU took part in the discovery and development of deposits, construction of industrial enterprises, creation of facilities at large-scaled enterprises, space exploration, creation of the nuclear industry. Nowadays, they work in the breakthrough fields taking part in Arctic research, conducting experiments at the International Space Station, joining the largest international research projects, developing the technologies of artificial intelligence, generating new materials, developing modern medicine and many others. The combination of the research approach and engineering school remains unchangeable for achieving high results.
He also emphasized that the potential of TPU is confirmed by its ranks in national and international rankings. The university is a participant in the federal and regional development programs, a partner of leading state corporates, one of the centers of Russian education export.
“May university graduates be in demand and successful due to the application of modern educational standards at TPU, as well as the formation of relevant competences of the digital economy. I wish you development, active participation in the achievement of national goals set up by the President of the Russian Federation.
I wish professors, teachers, staff members and students love what you do, discoveries and joy from the results! I wish everyone good health and success!” Dmitry Chernyshenko addressed the TPU staff.