Personal arrhythmia tracker

A group of students of Tomsk Polytechnic University is working on a personal arrhythmia tracker. This device will be designed as a cuff to be applied to an upper arm...

Transparent ceramics to make bullet resistant glass lighter and stronger

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are developing a transparent ceramics production technology which can be used to make bullet resistant and armor glasses for military and aerospace equipment. TPU technology...

Russia’s first 3D-printed satellite preparing to launch into outer space

The crew of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) checked the operation of the Tomsk-TPU-120 satellite yesterday July, 24. Satellite launch into outer space is scheduled on...

Russian Science Foundation allocates 3 million grant for environmental friendly mineral fertilizer

Russian Science Foundation (RSF) will finance a research project of Tomsk Polytechnic University on the use of glauconitic rocks in Western Siberia as a source of an environmentally friendly fertilizer....

TPU participates in MAKS 2017

On Tuesday July 18, the 13th International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS 2017 started its work at the Zhukovsky airfield, Moscow region. This is one of the world’s largest air...

TPU scientists equip chemical sensors with ‘traps’ to detect toxic substances

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and the University of Chemistry and Technology (Prague, Czech Republic) have created novel chemical sensors for Raman spectrometers, i.e. the devices that allow determining quantitative...

TPU Scientists Create Human Heart 3D Models for Surgical Planning

A new project on human heart 3D printing was developed in Modern Production Technologies Research and Educational Center of Tomsk Polytechnic University. TPU team carries out this project for Tomsk...

TPU Scientists are Close to Solving the Mystery of the Hormone of Intelligence

The group of scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University is implementing a fundamental research project to study the role of iodine contained in thyroxine also known as the hormone of intelligence....

Forecasting of wild fires from thunderstorm, developed at TPU

A unique geoinformation system for accurate prediction of wild fires arising from thunderstorms is developed at Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) which already attracted the interest of researchers from Japan, Spain...

Cited Scientists: May 2017

The Cited Scientists project continues to share the advancement of TPU scientists in regard of publication activity. The May issue summarizes the articles based on research within strategic academic units...

Wireless power transfer for 5G networks

A technology for power transfer to far distances via 5G wireless networks is developed at Tomsk Polytechnic University. TPU research team led by Professor Nalin Jayakody considers RF signals as...

Diamond detectors for CERN

A research team from Tomsk Polytechnic University is participating in the upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN). TPU scientists were set...

Coal waste fuel may reduce anthropogenic emissions, TPU study reveals

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are developing a technology for fuel production from coal processing wastes. This fuel is ten times more environmentally friendly that will make it possible to...

Automated monitoring for distant railways

An automated device for monitoring railway tracks will make it possible to improve the safety of rail transport. Alexander Pletnev, a PhD student of the TPU Institute of Physics and...

Super strong polymer for Arctic applications derived from petrochemical waste

A research team from Tomsk Polytechnic University, the University of Ghent (Belgium) and Wuhan University of Technology (China) developed a polymer which retains its strength even at extremely low temperatures,...

TPU publishes polar lights catalog

The publishing house of Tomsk Polytechnic University has released Polar Lights in the Russian Empire and Adjacent Territories. Catalog: AD 305 - 1945 (in Julian calendar) a monograph authored by...

Preclinical trials of radiopharmaceutical for cancer diagnosis

A radiopharmaceutical for advanced identification of cancer, labeled with the technetium-99 isotope, is ready for the preclinical-phase trial. Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk Research Institute of Oncology and the...

How gold can recycle biofuel waste into useful additive

Gold nanoparticles serve as catalysts for obtaining valuable chemical products based on glycerol. Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and their international colleagues are developing gold catalysts to recycle one of...

Simulators for surgery, ‘smart’ clothes and individual food – technological future by young researchers

At the TPU International Cultural Center a science and technology project session was held in the framework of the U-NOVUS Forum. At the plenary meeting, participants presented outcomes of their...

Cited Scientists: April 2017

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