Scientists Synthetize New Material for High-Performance Supercapacitors

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with colleagues from the University of Lille (Lille, France) synthetized a new material based on reduced graphene oxide (rGO) for supercapacitors, en...
15 January

TPU Receives X-Ray Photoelectron Spectrometer for Material Analysis

Tomsk Polytechnic University has received an X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS) for material analysis. The instrument has been purchased by the grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of th...
12 January

TPU Chemists Convert Plastic Bottle Waste into Insecticide Sorbent

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University proposed a method to create a sorbent for imidacloprid insecticide removal from water. The sorbent belongs to metal-organic frameworks, a class of non-conven...
23 December 2020

Scientists: Xenon Improves Properties of Maxillofacial and Orthopedic Implants

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) jointly with the colleagues from Siberian State Medical University (SSMU) and Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (IKBFU) studied the properties of...
15 December 2020

TPU Wins 2 Mega-grants of Russian Government to Research New Materials for Medicine and Green Chemistry

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation announced the results of the eighth mega-grant competition to support research conducted under the supervision of leading scientists. Tw...
08 December 2020

TPU Scientists Create Composites Resistant to Hydrogen and Radiation Damage

Tomsk Polytechnic University researchers are developing a scientific basis for creating composite materials, resistant to hydrogen and radiation damage. The composites are supposed to be created based...
30 November 2020

TPU Scientists Develop Eco-friendly Hydrogel for Agriculture

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University, in cooperation with the Czech colleagues have developed a new hydrogel for agriculture. It is meant to retain moisture and fertilizers in soil.
30 November 2020

TPU Develops Equipment to Test Weld Seams on Cooling Systems of ITER Nuclear Fusion Reactor

Specialists of Tomsk Polytechnic University will develop a robotic system for welding quality inspection on the cooling system blocks assembled for the ITER nuclear fusion reactor. This international...
25 November 2020

TPU Scientists First Collect Sediment Samples in the Cold Methane Seep near the Lena River Delta

Young TPU scientists have returned from a 40-day international Arctic expedition aboard the research vessel “Akademik Mstislav Keldysh” to the Eastern Arctic seas.
19 November 2020

TPU Professor Presents Arctic Expedition Results at Presidium of RAS

TPU Professor Igor Semiletov, Head of the International Research Laboratory for Arctic Seas Carbon, Pacific Oceanological Institute of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Corres...
12 November 2020

TPU PhD student develops electrical insulation test bed

Veronika Gavrilenko, a PhD student of TPU and The Paris-Saclay University has developed an electrical insulation test bed for studying resistance of insulating materials. The test bed has been made us...
06 November 2020

New shape-dependent properties of superconductors

A team of scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW Dresden), headed by Prof. Vladimir Fomi...
03 November 2020

Scientists propose to make a laser scalpel with a ‘curved’ blade

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Saratov State University teamed up with colleagues from Taiwan and proposed to make a laser ‘blade’ for a medical scalpel with a specified curved shape...
30 October 2020

TPU researchers discover new ceramic properties

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University discovered a previously unknown physical effect, which significantly expands options to customize the properties of ceramics. The results of the study can be...
03 March 2020

TPU develop an efficient strategy for waste disposal

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University have developed a strategy for simultaneous utilization of industrial and municipal waste by burning them as part of composite fuel. This will save at least 1...
25 February 2020

TPU researchers discover how to improve safety of nuclear power plants

Researchers at Tomsk Polytechnic University found a method to increase fuel lifetime by 75%. According to the research team, it will significantly increase safety and reduce the operating cost of nucl...
13 February 2020

TPU scientists to study the ways space conditions effect the ISS new module

The project Impact of Dynamic Loads on the Hull Elements of the Russian Segment Module of the International Space Station Using Multilevel Dynamic Modeling was included in the list of the ISS Long-ter...
06 February 2020

TPU scientists develop self-learning software to block network attacks

Anastasia Kaida, a PhD student of the TPU School of Computer Science & Robotics, is developing software based on machine learning algorithms that can detect network attacks. This software can be used...
05 February 2020

TPU and Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, RAS to cooperate in development of new materials and hydrogen production

Tomsk Polytechnic University and A.V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, RAS (TIPS RAS) will cooperate in several promising scientific areas. A combined potential of the research institute...
04 February 2020

TPU creates a portable device for automatic determination of blood type

Yulia Rosenbaum, a PhD student of the TPU Engineering School of Non-Destructive Testing, developed a portable device for automatic determination of blood type.
03 February 2020

TPU develops medicine to protect oysters from a deadly disease

Scientists at Tomsk Polytechnic University jointly with scientists from Novosibirsk and Mexico have developed a drug based on silver nanoparticles, providing protection of mollusks from deadly parasit...
29 January 2020

New type of curved acoustic beams to provide manipulations with nanoparticles

Scientists of Tomsk Polytechnic University and Tomsk State University jointly with their colleagues from Spain modeled and experimentally confirmed the existence of a new type of curved acoustic wave...
22 January 2020

Cat, who lost four paws, got titanium prostheses implanted, based on TPU technology

Cat Dymka (Mist) who lost her four paws due to frostbite got titanium prostheses replaced in Novosibirsk, Tjournal.ru reports. A unique operation was performed by the doctors of the BEST Veterinary Cl...
17 January 2020

TPU wins a 30 million grant for development of lubricants for space and arctic conditions

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation has summed up a grant competition of scientific projects carried out among laboratories of Russian universities.
16 January 2020

ISS astronauts to test a 3D printer and porthole coating developed in Tomsk

Tomsk Polytechnic University has prepared an experimental program for the International Space Station (ISS), agreed with the Rocket and Space Corporation Energia. The experiments will begin this year.
15 January 2020