TPU development in top 100 of best inventions in Russia in 2017

A method to activate aluminum nanopowder under thermal exposure, which was developed at Tomsk Polytechnic University, was listed in top 100 inventions of Russia in 2017. The method proposed by TPU res...
21 March 2018

‘Photonic hook’: TPU scientists obtain new type of curved light beam

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University together with colleagues from Great Britain, Israel, the ITMO University (Russia) and other Russian universities demonstrated a new type of artificially cu...
16 March 2018

Instant technology for protective invisible coatings

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University developed a quick and cost-effective technique for obtaining powders out of hollow microspheres of magnetite that is a type of iron oxides used to create m...
15 March 2018

From Casablanca to Tomsk to become a chemist

Ilyas Ezzahid came to Tomsk from Casablanca, an economic capital of Morocco. Now Ilyas studies at the Pre-university Course of Tomsk Polytechnic University, mastering Russian, improving mathematics, p...
14 March 2018

TPU prints Russian language textbooks for Mongolian kids

In Tomsk, a lot of textbooks for Russian language learners was handed over to the citizens of Mongolia. A solemn ceremony was held in the Reception House of the governor. TPU and TSU students from Mon...
02 March 2018

TPU takes 285th position in the QS World University Rankings by subject: Engineering & Technology

The British company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2018. Tomsk Polytechnic University improved its position by 105 points in the subject Engineering...
01 March 2018

TPU volunteers participate in Mentor School at NTI Olympiad

Six Tomsk Polytechnic University students as volunteers will work at the final stage of National Technology Initiative Olympiad 2017/2018 which is a team engineering competition for schoolchildren. Th...
26 February 2018

Aluminum and copper successfully replace expensive silver and gold in chemical detection, a study reveals

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and their German colleagues have revealed in experimental and simulation data that Al and Cu rival the conventionally used materials, Ag and Au, displaying...
22 February 2018

Scientists from TPU and Japanese KEK Laboratory to study terahertz radiation for medical applications

A joint project of scientists from TPU and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK, Japan) was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Japan Society for the Promo...
21 February 2018

TPU professor becomes Russia’s most highly cited scientist in engineering

Clarivate Analytics has awarded the most highly cited scientists and research organizations.  The list of awardees was compiled based on citations of scientific papers in the database Web of Scie...
20 February 2018

TPU Assembly 2018

On 15 February 2018, at the annual meeting of TPU Assembly the Rector Petr Chubik reported on the main outcomes of the past year and announced the objectives for 2018.     The A...
16 February 2018

Nuclear internship of international students

International students from Tomsk Polytechnic University have taken a research internship based on operating enterprises of Rosatom in the city of Volgodonsk. TPU students got acquainted with Atommash...
15 February 2018

Heat may detect invisible damage in railway pillars

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University together with specialists from NTC Tekhnika proposed a thermal imaging method for non-destructive testing of railways. It enables efficiently and quickly d...
13 February 2018

Cited Scientists: January 2018

The Cited Scientists project summarizes publication results of TPU researchers in the University Register of January 2018. Totally, according to the TPU Publication Activity Development Office, 26 art...
12 February 2018

Science. Open Format: TPU young scientists to present nine research projects

Tomsk Polytechnic University will present nine developments at the Science: Open Format exhibition in the framework of Science Week in Tomsk. The authors of the projects are students, PhD students and...
02 February 2018

Advanced Dosimetry Phantoms Improving Radiotherapy Verification

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are working on a technology for 3D-printing dosimetry phantoms, which present physical models of the human body or its single parts used by medical ph...
29 January 2018

Physicists from TPU and RAS made a serious clarification in Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity

The professor of Tomsk Polytechnic University Igor Shamanin and the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Yuriy Trutnev gave a strict theoretical definition for a physical phenomenon of mass...
25 January 2018

Tomsk Polytechnic University launches VR online courses

Now, students from any university can access and complete Tomsk Polytechnic University’s online courses based on the virtual reality on the open platform One Window. Grades (credits) earned shou...
24 January 2018

Weather conditions affect quality of drinking water in Tayga, TPU scientists explain

Experts of the TPU Radiation Spectroscopy Lab carried out analysis of water samples from the Yaya River, which is a source of drinking water for the residents of Tayga town. The study was conducted un...
19 January 2018

Sports festival for TPU faculty and staff: volleyball and basketball competitions

The Cheerfulness and Health sports festival for faculty and staff was launched at Tomsk Polytechnic University. TPU teams will compete in volleyball and basketball.     The Chee...
18 January 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

TPU and UTMN to develop inclusive education

Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) and the University of Tyumen (UTMN) have signed an agreement on joint activities to develop, share experience and support inclusive education. The Universities will...
15 January 2018

In 2018 Student Science Society opens at TPU

A new association The Student Science Society (SSS) will be opened in February 2018 at Tomsk Polytechnic University. It is established for the first- and second-year students, as well as for universit...
09 January 2018

Rector: 'May every day of the new 2018 be the day of dreams coming true!'

Rector of Tomsk Polytechnic University Petr Chubik congratulates all TPU members, fellows, students and alumni, on the coming New Year.     'Dear friends! Dear staff me...
29 December 2017

Finnish program FIRST+ to support cooperation between TPU and universities of Finland

Three joint projects of Tomsk Polytechnic University and Finnish universities on academic exchange programs for students and staff won in the FIRST+ program, which is funded by the Ministry of Educati...
28 December 2017