Bioreactor for farmers

Young scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University designed a bioreactor to grow unicellular algae, namely chlorella. Due to properly adjusted lighting mode and other cultivation conditions, the installation will produce up...

Tube for water treatment can be taken on hikes

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University have designed a device for high performance water treatment within the extreme and field conditions. The device presented in the form of a small tube...

TPU students - winners of All-Russian Youth Competition in Science and Engineering Creativity

Moscow International Education Fair 2017 is considered one of the major events in the Russian educational sector: an open forum and the largest exhibition displaying advanced educational technologies and innovative...

Mexican farmers treat lethal shrimp virus with TPU drug

A silver nanoparticles-based drug developed by TPU scientists and their Mexican partners has recently been tested in Mexico for the treatment of a lethal and contagious disease in shrimps –...

Fruit flies more sensitive biotesters for oil production waste, TPU study says

A research team of the TPU Department of Geoecology and Geochemistry is elaborating a biological method using fruit flies for assessing the hazard of waste at oilfields. Currently, scientists conduct...

TPU scientists in CERN receive data to significantly narrow search area of dark photon

Scientists of the TPU Institute of Physics and Technology and their colleagues from the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have managed to narrow by about 25% the search zone...

TPU scientists to conduct two experiments on International Space Station

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and colleagues from the Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science SB RAS (ISPhMS SB RAS) and the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia (RSC Energia)...

Cited scientists: March 2017

The Cited Scientists project summarized publication activity of TPU scientists in March 2017. The university publication register enlisted 41 articles in journals with high IF; 32 articles were published in...

Bistatic laser monitor sees through fire

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) together with colleagues from the E.V. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS (IAO SB RAS) are designing an advanced laser monitor that enables...

Best Nonmetropolitan University in Russian Science Foundation Competition for Grants

The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) has selected the winners in the competition for funding of projects conducted by individual research teams in 2017 and for the extension of the projects...

Gold Nanoparticles Against Bacteria

Chemists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) are synthesizing gold spiky star-shaped nanoparticles and covering them with organic compounds. Tests proved the nanoparticles have an interesting property – under IR light...

TPU Scientist Designing High-Performance Drilling Heads for Heavy Industry

A winner of the UMNIK contest of the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises in Science and Engineering, an assistant at the TPU Department of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial...

Protective Coatings for Fuel Elements to Prevent Accidents in Nuclear Reactors

A research team from the Department of General Physics of Tomsk Polytechnic University is designing protective titanium nitride-based coatings for shells of fuel elements (fuel rods) used in nuclear reactors....

New Drug Delivery Beats Swine Flu at Gene Level

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University together with their colleagues from St. Petersburg and London published a scientific article on new treatment methods against Swine influenza (H1N1 Flu). The obtained results...

Preventing Sleep at Wheel

A graduate student from the TPU Institute of Cybernetics Alexey Tsavnin is elaborating a computer vision-based portable device. The device can reduce the number of accidents caused by drivers falling...

Valery Borikov Elected to Russian Society for Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics Board of Directors

Director of the TPU Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, DSc Valery Borikov, an only representative from universities behind the Urals, has joined the Russian Society for Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics...

Cited Scientists: February 2017

Cited Scientists have summarized the publication activity of TPU scientists in February 2017. Last month the university publication register added 31 articles with TPU affiliation in journals with high impact...

Bracelet for Medicines

Sophomores from Tomsk Polytechnic University, trainees at the Elite Technical Engineering (ETE) trajectory, develop a PillBand, a smart bracelet to help patients not to forget taking often vital medicines. In...

TPU Students Present App to Cut Agricultural Losses in Half

Students from Tomsk Polytechnic University have presented the Agropanic application which aims at simplifying the work of agronomists. The app will help farmers receiving data on the weather to forecast...

TPU Opens Engineering Center of Inorganic Materials

Tomsk Polytechnic University has opened an Engineering Center to implement efficient and low-cost technologies for the processing of various ores. The Center’s laboratory and pilot area will provide a variety...