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Fuel for the future for the Arctic is developed at TPU

The research team of TPU is working on gel-like fuel, which can be used in extreme cold. The main components of the fuel will include used oils from power plants and combustible liquid waste of petrol...
25 February

Science Advances publishes the results of TPU scientists’ study on emission sources of black carbon in the Arctic

Isotopes pinpoint strong seasonal variations in black carbon sources throughout the Arctic.
14 February

Tomsk airport to be named after TPU alumnus Nikolay Kamov

Popular vote chose famous aircraft designer Nikolay Kamov to name the airport of Tomsk and geologist Nikolay Urvantsev to name the airport of Norilsk.
06 December 2018

TPU ranks 35 in QS EECA University Rankings 2019

Tomsk Polytechnic University climbed five positions to reach 35th place. This is the best result among Russian engineering universities outside of Moscow and St. Petersburg.
01 November 2018

Leading Russian researchers study greenhouse gases in the Arctic expedition

The expedition is based on the flagship of the Russian scientific fleet Academician M. Keldysh. Scientists carry out a complex of biogeochemical, geophysical and geological studies.
18 October 2018

Igor Semiletov: ‘Russia’s riches will multiply by Arctic seas research’

On 21 September 2018 a 35-day complex expedition on the vessel Academician Mstislav Keldysh from the port of Arkhangelsk, jointly organized by TPU and Russian Academy of Sciences.
24 September 2018

Famous Arctic researchers met in Moscow to discuss an upcoming expedition of RAS and TPU

Leading Russian and Swedish Arctic researchers discussed the main results and grand challenges of the Earth Sciences and a new research expedition to the East Arctic Seas.
17 September 2018

Tomsk Polytechnic University officially joins a cooperative network UArctic

UArctic is a cooperative network uniting today over 200 universities, scientific and research institutions and industrial companies engaged in research in the Arctic region.
05 September 2018

Molecular modeling at TPU helps Russia to develop the Arctic territory

The study of the university researcher Evgenia Frantsina dedicated to molecular modeling in hydrocarbons will bring scientific community closer to the creation of an advanced frost-resistant fuel.
06 August 2018

TPU scientists develop a robotic greenhouse for the Arctic

TPU developments phytotrons, ceramic emitters, spectroscopic studies, automated control systems will be combined within a robotic greenhouse for extreme operating conditions.
20 June 2018

In 2019, TPU hosts a major scientific forum on strategic technologies IFOST

Tomsk Polytechnic University has become the next venue of the forum.
01 June 2018

TPU representatives participating in Arctic Partner Forum 2018

The Arctic Partner Forum 2018 takes place on 14-16 May 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden.
15 May 2018

TPU awards grants to 20 promising research projects

TPU Program on Competitiveness Enhancement will support 20 promising research projects.
27 April 2018

Early-career researchers from TPU receive 31 grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research

The Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) announced the winners of the competition for early-career scientists My First Grant. The foundation will support 31 young scientists from Tomsk Polytec...
28 March 2018

TPU geologists found rare minerals indirectly proving ‘methane hypothesis’ of ancient warming

Once on the Earth, there was already a sudden warming because of massive emissions of greenhouse gas methane that was indirectly proved by a finding of scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University. Ra...
23 March 2018

Thorium reactors may dispose of enormous amounts of weapons-grade plutonium

Scientists from the School of Nuclear Science & Engineering of Tomsk Polytechnic University are developing a technology enabling the creation of high-temperature gas-cool low-power reactors with t...
16 January 2018

Cited Scientists: November 2017

The Cited Scientists project summarizes publication results of TPU researchers in the university register of November 2017. Totally, according to the TPU Publication Activity Development Office, 72 ar...
15 December 2017

Moscow International University Ranking: TPU takes 7th position in Russia

A new global university ranking Moscow International University Ranking The Three University Missions compiled in Russia has been released. Tomsk Polytechnic University is 136th in the overall table a...
13 December 2017

Radionuclides indicate mainland groundwater discharge to Arctic shelf

During expeditions to the Siberian Arctic seas scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University proven that mainland permafrost groundwater penetrates to the Arctic shelf. Such a zone of penetration was dis...
29 November 2017

Cited Scientists: October 2017

The Cited Scientists project summarizes publication results of TPU researchers in the university register of October 2017. Totally, according to the TPU Publication Activity Development Office, 34 art...
21 November 2017

TPU Rector: how ambitions and talents driving engineering elite

This October Times Higher Education published THE World University Rankings by subject: Engineering and Technology. Among Russian universities, the Lomonosov Moscow State University and Tomsk Polytech...
26 October 2017

Norwegian research institutions interested in the study of the Arctic with Tomsk Polytechnic University

Advisor for Education, Science and Technology to the Embassy of Norway to Russia Radina Trengereid and Senior Advisor, Coordinator for Cooperation with Russia Tatiana Savinova of the Arctic University...
18 September 2017

Cited Scientists: June – August 2017

In the first issue of the new academic year the Cited Scientists project summarizes publication results of TPU researchers for the period of the past summer. According to the TPU Publication Activity...
13 September 2017

Tomsk Polytechnic University made a quantum leap in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings published the list of the world’s best universities. Compared with last year Tomsk Polytechnic University made a quantum leap and...
06 September 2017

TPU scientists deny climate model of IPCC

The rate of vertical degradation of subsea permafrost in the East Siberian Arctic Shelf (ESAS) is 18 cm a year over the past 30 years, which is greater than previously thought. Scientists received thi...
11 August 2017