National University of Science and Technology MISiS

Introduction

With over 80 years of experience educating in the fields of scientific research, technology, and metallurgy, The National University of Science and Technology MISiS has a proud and distinguished history. Established in 1918, the University originated as the Department of Metallurgy in the Moscow Academy of Mines, and in the following decades has undergone several transformations before achieving its current designation as a national research university.

In the 20th century, the Moscow Academy of Mines and then the Moscow Steel Institute (founded in 1930) each played a prominent role in the industrialization of Soviet Russia. Today the National University of Science and Technology MISiS is at the forefront in the development of Russia’s innovative, knowledge-based economy, supporting the nation’s ability to successfully compete with other advanced economies as well as to fully integrate into the international community.

As in the past, MISiS remains one of Russia’s leading teaching and research educational centers. It provides a first-class professional education for over 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offers extensive opportunities for specialized scientific research with the objective of transferring the University’s ideas, innovations, and technologies to real-life application. MISiS aims to produce and nurture pioneering processes in a variety of fields ranging from its historic expertise in Metallurgy and Materials Science to relatively new directions in Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information Technologies and Telecommunications, and Sustainable Development and Energy-Efficient Technologies. These technologies are essential for improving the quality of life not only in the Russian Federation but worldwide.

Following Russian Federal Policy in Engineering and Innovations, the University is working to enhance research and development projects in prioritized areas of the economy. Our goal is to create energy-efficient technologies and environmentally-friendly methods of industrial production, as well as to produce the new materials for use in these energy-efficient technologies.

MISiS supports a multi- and cross-disciplinary approach to education. Our mission emphasizes providing fundamental instruction at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as creating an organic bond between education and science.

MISiS is working to develop new mutually-beneficial, collaborative relationships with international industrial and educational partners, while continuing to nurture existing ones. Our institutional vision recognizes the seeming paradox that in the world of competition it is international cooperation that has the potential of creating an environment uniquely conducive to the attainment of the University’s goals and continuing evolution.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

View master programs »

Programs

This school also offers:

Master

Master in Advanced Materials Science

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

Master's program in Engineering, Major: "Advanced Materials Science" focuses on the study of new construction materials used in space engineering, accurate mechanical engineering, medicine, information technologies, and other related fields. [+]

Master in Advanced Materials Science

Master's program "Advanced Materials Science" is focused on the study of new construction materials used in space engineering, accurate mechanical engineering, medicine, information technologies and other fields. The program also undertakes study of the fundamental physical principles of measurements, modern analytical methods of materials properties study, as well as methods of their production. The program is designed for students who have received a BS degree in solid state physics, materials science, nanomaterials, or metallurgy.

The medium of instruction for this program is English.

Importance of the MS program

New materials were discovered and studied mainly by a rule of thumb. Yet, today due to the continuously growing industrial expectations from new materials possessing a wide spectrum of properties, there needs to be elaborated strong and reliable theoretical grounds, induced from practical experiments, to achieve greater success in this field.... [-]


Master in Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

The MS program “Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering” offers high-quality postgraduate education in non-ferrous physical metallurgy and mechanical and aerospace engineering. [+]

Master in Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering

A MS program “Advanced Metallic Materials and Engineering” offers high-quality postgraduate education in mechanical and aerospace engineering, and non-ferrous physical metallurgy.

Total amount of Academic Credits: 120 credits.

Academic Credits for R&D work and dissertation: 45 credits.

Academic Credits for educational courses: 75 credits.

The medium of instruction for this program is English.

Program’s content

During their study, students will actively use technical equipment that will help them test their theoretical knowledge in experimental setting. The educational process is based on the modular system, which allows students to choose the courses they deem necessary and beneficial for their future career from a total number of courses offered by the program.... [-]


Master in Communications and International Public Relations

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Russia Moscow

In the Communications and International Public Relations program, professors teach interactive classes, heads of communications agencies share first-hand experience, and students benefit from multicultural discussions and challenging project work. This is a two-year full-time master's degree program. [+]

In the Communications and International Public Relations program, professors teach interactive classes, heads of communications agencies share first-hand experience, and students benefit from multicultural discussions and challenging project work. This two-year full-time master’s degree program focuses on  the promotion of scientific innovations, products, or technologies  through   interaction with businesses, government, and international organizations. Courses will be delivered in English by academics and practitioners using innovative educational technologies.

If you are a bachelor’s degree holder proficient in English and striving to be a public relations and communications professional, this program has been designed for you.... [-]


Master in Innovative Software Systems: Design, Development & Applications

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

Two-year, full-time master's program in Innovative Software Systems: Design, Development & Applications. [+]

The Master in Innovative Software Systems: Design, Development & Applications program offers systematic mathematical, programming, and economic training. After completing the program, our highly qualified Master's graduates will have acquired the skills to succeed at research, analytics or practical implementation, development and research of modern software, mathematical methods and models of objects, systems, processes, and technologies for computer vision applications in science, technology, medicine, and other industries (such as robotics, mobile systems in aeronautics, astronautics, for submarine installations, transport, etc.). Among the competitive advantages of this program is the opportunity to take a step forward and bridge active radar data with passive computer vision and the appropriate methods of object identification based on sparse and uncertain information, drawing on the latest scientific achievements of the faculty staff, the Institute for Systems Analysis of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and Cognitive Technologies. In addition to the classical image processing, optimization, pattern recognition methods, and information technology, this program unveils modern approaches to artificial intelligence and most recent scientific advances in cognitive technologies, significantly enhancing the capabilities of such systems. The curriculum is presented by leading experts of the Institute for Systems Analysis of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Cognitive Technologies and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. All instructors have high scientific potential and broad practical experience in the area. The staff of the Engineering Cybernetics Department provide a high-level instruction in mathematics and advanced computer training for Masters. Students from this department have repeatedly won IT competitions, national and international academic competitions in programming, and made the finals at the International Collegiate Programming Contest. Admission Admission to International Master’s Programs at MISiS is open to both Russian and international students. Given that all classes will be conducted in English, we recommend that nonnative speakers of English achieve a TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper based) or 200 (computer based) prior to admission. To apply for a two-year Master’s program at MISiS, the applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Upon the completion of the program of study at MISiS, the applicant will receive a Russian State diploma and a European Diploma Supplement. Admission Deadline The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2016 is 15 March 2016. [-]

Master in Inorganic Nanomaterials

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

The principal goal of the Masters’ Program is to train highly-qualified personnel capable of working at universities, in advanced research laboratories and industrial sectors in the fields of Airspace, Chemical, Mechanical and Biological Engineering. [+]

International Student Scholarship Program The National University of Science and Technology "MISiS" is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications until 12 May 2015 for its International Student Scholarship Program. These scholarships cover tuition and offer other benefits to its recipients. Please complete the request form to receive more information about this master's program and the International Student Scholarship Program including eligibility requirements and application procedures. The program provides comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art nanomaterials science and nanotechnology for fabricating nanomaterials, enabling students to engage with this rapidly growing scientific field. The program contains interdisciplinary topics covering science and engineering of advanced materials, such as fabrication and characterization of individual nanostructures (nanoparticles, nanospheres, nanotubes, nanosheets); functional nanomaterials, including hard and superhard materials, nanostructured thin films and bulk materials; surface engineering; atomistic simulations of solids and nanostructures. A significant advantage of the program is an involvement of each student in the undergoing scientific research projects under supervision of world-leading scientists. During the course of the projects, the students will be trained to use unique technological and analytical equipment available at the University. This will allow students to gain both fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the following disciplines: Synthesis of Nanostructures, with in-depth focus on a gas-phase synthesis of nanospheres, nanotubes and nanoflakes; Composite Materials; Nanostructured coatings; Hard and Superhard Nanomaterials, Spectroscopy and Electron Microscopy of Nanostructures, and Atomistic Simulations by Empirical and First-principles Methods. The program provides competences in physical and chemical methods for synthesis of nanomaterials, their simulation, characterization and application in thin-film and bulk composite materials. Masters’ students will enjoy fascinating lectures delivered by Prof. A. Mukasyan, USA (H index 23); Prof. A. Krasheninikov, Finland (H=41); Dr. A. Yerokhin, UK (H=26); Dr. I. Konyashin, Germany (H=14); Dr. O. Lebedev, France (H=39); Profs. E.A. Levashov (H=20), D.V. Shtansky (H=20), A.S. Rogachev (H=16), I.S. Golovin (H=15), Dr. P. Sorokin (H=13), Russia and others. The program includes the following parts: Special courses comprising lectures and practical training: Science of engineering materials Combustion synthesis of inorganic materials Fabrication of inorganic nanomaterials Anelasticity and mechanical spectroscopy of materials Atomistic simulations of solids and nanostructures Surface engineering Environmental Degradation and Protection Hard and Superhard Nanomaterials Spectroscopy of nanostructures Advance electron microscopy for material science: from new materials to nanostructures Research Projects under supervision of world-leading scientists. The main fields of scientific research include but are not limited to the following: Theoretical investigation into properties of specific nanostructures using modern methods of computer modeling in materials science; Development of new nanostructured hard alloys; Development of new advanced functional ceramic, intermetallic, and composite nanomaterials by unique combustion synthesis; Synthesis and characterization of new types of nanostructures by chemical vapor deposition; Development and characterization of new nanostructured coatings using physical vapor deposition; Development of nanostructured materials and surfaces by plasma-assisted electrolytic processes. Competencies Engineering outcomes At the end of the course, the students will be able to: Develop new nanomaterials and associated technologies; Analyze phase equilibria and transformation kinetics in multicomponent systems; Predict nanomaterials’ performance in different operation conditions; Appreciate general concepts of materials selection and design; Develop, operate and analyze processes for fabrication and processing of nanomaterials; Apply modern research methods to study processes, phenomena and behavior in nanomaterials; Design and develop experimental setups and understand main principles of equipment involved into experiments; Identify relationships between processing conditions and materials structure and properties Develop, justify and apply innovative solutions to complex engineering problems; Manage projects, plan and conduct analytic, modeling and experimental investigations; critically evaluate information and draw conclusions; Develop scientific and technical documentation, write scientific and technical reports and surveys as well as prepare scientific publications based on the results of research; Use procedures for protection of intellectual property rights. Specifically oriented outcomes At the end of the course, the interested students may be able to: Demonstrate basic knowledge of different methods for synthesis of inorganic nanomaterials Demonstrate practical skills in different methods of nanomaterials characterization and testing Understand basic physical-chemical and mechanical properties of nanomaterials and coatings Solve practical problems in simulation of atomic structures and physical properties for various materials Understand advanced experimental methods for studying transient processes, such as combustion and thermal explosion reactions and structure transformations Understand different methods of surface modifications, such as ion implantation, ion etching, laser treatment, selective laser sintering Understand different forms and mechanisms of surface degradation due to wear, oxidation, corrosion, tribocorrosion, fatigue and creep as well as methods of materials’ protection and corresponding implications for the design of a component/structure Use basic experimental techniques of mechanical spectroscopy of materials and appreciate implications of elastic and damping behavior of materials in engineering design and development of new alloys and composites Apply spectroscopic and electron microscopic methods and for studies of nanomaterials and nanocomposite thin films. Graduates will be well prepared for their future careers both in academia and industry closely related with the cutting-edge technologies in modern materials science. Future opportunities can be found in the following sectors: Product development and testing; Technical design; Process development; Innovative business development; R&D, Engineering, problem solving and sustainable development. Admission Admission to International Master’s Programs at MISiS is open to both Russian and international students. Given that all classes will be conducted in English, we recommend that nonnative speakers of English achieve a TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper based) or 200 (computer based) prior to admission. To apply for a two-year Master’s program at MISiS, the applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Upon the completion of the program of study at MISiS, the applicant will receive a Russian State diploma and a European Diploma Supplement. Admission Deadline The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2016 is 15 March 2016. [-]

Master in Multicomponent Nanostructured Coatings. Nanofilms

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

This two-year master's program combines advanced lectures and practical training related to Nanofilms and Multicomponent Nanostructured Coatings. [+]

New materials form the basis for modern technologies, and both industry and research related to and dealing with nanomaterials are among those to experience fast growth within this century. Nanotechnology combines all the techniques and approaches that manipulate matter on the nanometer-scale, focusing, in its practical aspects, on the development of materials with novel, sometimes unique, properties. Nanotechnology-based industries have an enormous potential to produce new high-quality products in many sectors, thus changing and improving the quality of human life. Importantly, the progress in nanotechnologies offers not just better products, but also significantly improved manufacturing processes and analytical techniques.... [-]


Master in Nanotechnology and Materials for Micro- and Nanosystems

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

Two-year master's program devoted to the study of micro- and nano-scale phenomena, materials and devices. [+]

The two-year Master’s degree program in Nanotechnology and Materials for Micro- and Nanosystems is devoted to the study of micro- and nano-scale phenomena, materials, and devices. It gives students a solid foundation in three core areas: nanomaterial fabrication and characterization; physical properties; and devices. The students will also understand the potential for the technology commercialization and its social impact. The program includes compulsory foundational courses along with elective courses focusing on specific materials and devices. The list of the main thematic areas included in the program is as follows: Nanoscale science and Fundamental concepts in nanotechnology Modeling and simulation Nanofabrication and Structural characterization Magnetic nanosystems and nanoparticles Materials and devices in spintronics Semiconductor device physics and technology Technology of carbon nanomaterials Embedded systems and software engineering Micro and nano sensor technology Admission Admission to International Master’s Programs at MISiS is open to both Russian and international students. Given that all classes will be conducted in English, we recommend that nonnative speakers of English achieve a TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper based) or 200 (computer based) prior to admission. To apply for a two-year Master’s program at MISiS, the applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Upon the completion of the program of study at MISiS, the applicant will receive a Russian State diploma and a European Diploma Supplement. Admission Deadline The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2016 is 15 March 2016. [-]

Master in Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

Master's program "Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering" is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created or discovered during the last 20-30 years of research for components for quantum electronics. [+]

The Master's program Quantum Physics for Advanced Materials Engineering is devoted to the study of new physical phenomena discovered in nanostructured materials and quantum devices created last 20-30 years in the search for components for quantum electronics. At the same time the program addresses the basic physical principles of electronic systems and devices of quantum electronics, as well as some important manufacturing techniques and measurements of physical and chemical characteristics of quantum-sized structures and materials. The program is designed for students trained in the amount of university courses in general physics and introduction to theoretical physics for a Bachelors, which includes the courses: theoretical mechanics and the theory of elasticity,electrodynamics, quantum mechanics and statistical physics. The program does not involve a starting special training of students in the condensed matter physics,, because it includes basic courses in: 1) modern quantum physics of solids, 2) electronic theory of metals, 3) technology and materials of quantum electronics, 4) spectroscopic methods of materials characterization. The medium of instruction for this program is English. The urgency and necessity A distinctive feature of this Master’s program is to focus on the study of new physical phenomena in quantum-sized materials and devices, all of which are overlooked in traditional courses of solid state physics. These objects of study appeared in the last 20-30 years due to development of tools and methods of measurement and conversion of properties of materials in the nanometer range of distances. Although the physical phenomena and processes observed in the new materials and nanostructures are described in the framework of well-established fundamental concepts of quantum and classical physics, they could not become an object of study of traditional training courses on condensed matter physics, which were created in the middle of the twentieth century, simply because most of these facilities and adequate measurement tools for their research were not yet developed. The circle of new physical phenomena studied in special courses of this master's program includes the effects of size quantization in low-dimensional structures, in particular: the quantum Hall effect, quantum charge fluctuations, Coulomb blockade and Landauer quantum conductance of the contacts of atomic size, the Wigner-Dyson statistics of electronic energy levels in the nanoclusters, the Rabi oscillations in two-level systems, the spectra of quantum dots, wells and wires in a magnetic field, phonons in fractal structures, Einstein modes in thermoelectric semiconductor materials with complex crystal cell, etc. Developing skills This master's program enables students to orient themselves in the modern scientific and applied research and development of quantum-sized materials and devices through the acquisition of skills in both theoretical calculations in the field of quantum physics of nanosystems as well as experimental measurements using modern equipment in the field of electron and scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy. Basic Courses 1) Modern quantum physics of solids (1 st semester) introduces into: different aspects of modern solid state physics, including phenomena in the objects of atomic size, including those considered in the following topics: quantum Hall effect, graphene and carbon nanotubes, Landauer quantum conductance of atomic size contacts, quantum magnets (spin chains), magnetism of frustrated systems, magnetic semiconductors, including silicon doped with manganese, colossal magnetoresistance, quantum phase transitions, the low-energy excitations in disordered media and fractal structures, granular conductors, metals with heavy fermions, the Kondo semiconductors, quasicrystals and structurally complex alloys; 2) Electron theory of metals (1 st semester) introduces into: basic methods and results of the electron theory of metals, that are in the focus of the current research of quantum properties of solids and use the concept of Landau quasi-particles and Fermi-liquid theory to describe the properties of normal metals; description of phenomena in superconductors, based on the concept of spontaneous symmetry breaking and Bose-condensation of Cooper pairs in the framework of the theory of Bardeen, Cooper and Schrieffer, with application of the equations of the Ginzburg and Landau; foundations of the Green's functions technique and its applications for prediction and interpretation of experiments involving the scattering of photons, neutrons, muons and measuring the current-voltage characteristics of the tunneling microcontacts; 3) Technologies and Materials of Quantum Electronics (2 nd semester) introduces into: physical properties of basic semiconductor materials and methods of nanotechnology in relation to the creation of the base elements of nanoelectronics, optoelectronics, quantum devices, in particular, including the study of changes in the electrical and optical properties of bulk materials when they are produced in the form of low-dimensional structures (quantum wells, wires and dots) due to the effects of quantum-size effect; with the emphasis on C, Si, solid solutions GeXSi1 -X , compounds and solid solutions А2В6 and A3B5; also considered are basic technologies of manufacturing of quantum-sized structures: liquid phase epitaxy, molecular beam epitaxy, vapor phase epitaxy of organometallic compounds, nanolithography, self-organization of quantum wires and dots; outline of the use of low-dimensional structures in the devices of micro-and nanoelectronics; also considered are emitting diodes and lasers for the infrared, visible and ultraviolet spectral regions, photodetectors and transistors; 4) Spectroscopic methods for analysis of materials (1 st semester) introduces into: the fundamentals of modern spectroscopic methods of analysis of materials, such as Auger electron spectroscopy (AES), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XRF), secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), scanning ion microscopy (SIM), i.e. methods that allow us to investigate elemental, chemical composition, atomic structure, structural perfection of the surfaces of solids, surface layers, interphase boundaries and nanostructures. Special Courses familiarize students with basic modern areas of theoretical physics research in nanosystems, in including low-dimensional systems. 1) Quantum electronic properties of nanosystems (3rd semester) introduces into: theory of electronic quantum phenomena in nanosystems: random Hamiltonian matrices of Wigner-Dyson and thermodynamics of nanoclusters, Peierls transitions in quasi one-dimensional conductors, transitions of Ising and Berezinskii Kosterlitz-Thouless in two-dimensional lattice systems, the theory of spin fluctuations in one-dimensional Ising chain, the theory of Landauer quantum conductance of quantum point contact; 2) Physics of liquid-crystal membranes (3rd semester) introduces into: physics of liquid crystals and its applications to the theory of lipid membranes, in particular, into fundamentals of elasticity of liquid crystals adapted to describe bilayer membranes, thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transitions in multicomponent systems, Gibbs phase diagrams and various two-dimensional lattice models; basic theory of wetting, adapted to biomembranes, mechanisms of protein-lipid interactions and conditions of formation of macroscopic wetting films, the dependence of the rate of cellular processes on the energy of forming membrane structures using exo-and endocytosis as example; 3) Physics of Low-Dimensional Systems (2 nd semester) introduces into: low-dimensional systems - quasi-two-dimensional quantum wells, one-dimensional quantum wires and quasi zero-dimensional quantum dots, in particular, with the quantum-mechanical phenomena in such systems and the influence of external electric and magnetic fields, methods of computer modeling and calculations from first principles of parameters of the low-dimensional systems: resonant frequencies, the energy spectra and wave functions of electronic and excitonic systems with carriers incoupled quantum wells and coupled quantum dots; evolution of the spectrum and restructuring of the spin states of molecules consisting of horizontally and vertically coupled quantum dots; 4) Experimental Methods in the physics of low-dimensional systems (2-nd semester) introduces into: methods of experimental studies of transport and magnetic properties of solids, including: galvanomagnetic effects (magnetoresistance, Hall effect, de Haas-van Alphen effect, Shubnikov - de Haas effect), electrodynamics of metals, nuclear magnetic resonance, nuclear gamma resonance; equipment and experimental techniques of measurement of weak signals in the presence of noise, resistance measurement, thermometery, application of high magnetic fields; methods of choice of appropriate measurement technology for research, experimental design, design scheme of the experimental setup, processing and interpretation of the results of the experiment, the course also teaches methods of analysis of surfaces of solids, including: classification of methods of analysis of materials surface, ion-beam probe (inverse Rutherford scattering, channeling, mass spectroscopy of secondary ions), electron-beam probe (characteristic loss spectroscopy, secondary electron emission, Auger spectroscopy), electromagnetic radiation probe, tunneling microscopy; 5) Phase diagrams of multicomponent systems (3rd semester) introduces into: analysis of phase diagrams of multicomponent systems, including applied to real materials and processes based on software packet calculation methods “Thermo-Calc”, as well as the original techniques focused on the use of widespread program EXCEL; methods of solution of the following tasks: analysis of phase composition of multicomponent materials at different temperatures; graphical estimate and calculation of the liquidus, solidus, and other critical temperatures of phase transformations; construction of insulated and polythermal cuts of triple, quadruple and five fingers systems using both graphical and computational methods; calculation of the mass and volume fractions of phases in multicomponent systems, a critical analysis of information on phase diagrams and finding errors in the prediction of phase equilibria in unexplored multicomponent systems. 6) Electronic properties of quantum confined semiconductor heterostructures (2–nd semester) introduces into: physics of low dimensional quantum confined heterostructures, that are the structures where the carrier motion is restricted in one or more directions at the distances of the order of de Broglie wavelength; electron transport and optical transitions in low dimensional electronic systems, and the difference between the electronic properties of low dimensional structures and those of bulk semiconductors; applications of quantum dots and wells in photovoltaics and laser techniques. 7) Introduction to path integral methods in condensed matter physics (2–nd semester)motivation and contents: The idea of the course is to get students acquainted with path integral approach to problems of contemporary condensed matter physics. The aim is to give students firm command of this approach via carefully selected examples and problems. The course contains mathematical digression into complex calculus, the basics of second quantization, field quantization, path integral description of quantum statistical mechanics, finite temperature perturbation theory, theory of linear response, basics of renormalization group analysis and effective field theory. The final project consists of the theoretical description of single electron transistor via effective Ambegaokar-Eckern-Schoen action. Courses in experimental research methods help students to get an idea of materials for prospective elementary base of quantum electronics, as well as on the possibilities of measurement methods: 1) spectroscopy, 2) tunneling microscopy, 3) scanning ion microscopy, 4) the accuracy, sensitivity, locality, and applicability of different measurement methods for the study of nanomaterials. Focus of lecture courses are new materials and modern quantum devices. List of new materials studied in the course of the program includes: 1) graphene and carbon nanotubes 2) quantum magnets - atomic spin chain 3) magnetic semiconductors - silicon doped with manganese; 4) semiconductor materials based on solid solutions of germanium in silicon 5) disordered media and fractal structures – aerogels, granular conductors, 6) heavy fermionic metals, the Kondo semiconductors, 7) quasicrystals and structurally complex thermionic materials based on bismuth telluride. Studied electronic devices and appliances include: 1) tunnel contact of atomic size, 2) magnetic switches on the basis of manganites with colossal magnetoresistance 3) Josephson junctions 4) emitting diodes and lasers for the infrared, visible and ultraviolet, photodetectors, transistors. Studied manufacturing technologies of quantum-sized materials: 1) liquid-phase epitaxy, 2) molecular-beam epitaxy, 3) vapor-phase epitaxy from organometallic compounds, 4) nanolithography, 5) self-organization of quantum wires and dots. Admission Admission to International Master’s Programs at MISiS is open to both Russian and international students. Given that all classes will be conducted in English, we recommend that nonnative speakers of English achieve a TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper based) or 200 (computer based) prior to admission. To apply for a two-year Master’s program at MISiS, the applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Upon the completion of the program of study at MISiS, the applicant will receive a Russian State diploma and a European Diploma Supplement. Admission Deadline The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2016 is 15 March 2016. [-]

Master in Science and Materials of Solar Energy

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Russia Moscow

This two-year Master’s program taught in English is designed create an integral understanding of modern technologies used in solar energy research and development, industrial production of modern solar cells, panels and systems. [+]

The two-year Master’s program Science and Materials of Solar Energy is designed create an integral understanding of modern technologies used in solar energy research and development, industrial production of modern solar cells, panels and systems. The main aim of the program is to prepare highly-qualified personnel capable of working in both research laboratories and the industrial sector, equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge and analytical and problem solving skills in the field of Solar Energy. The program provides necessary skills for development and modernization of the Renewable Energy sector by means of innovative solutions and deployment of new materials and technologies. It also prepares students for work in industrial, research and development companies, and laboratories, developing energy-efficient and environmentally friendly solutions to local and global problems. Successful completion of the course provides the student with the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge of various types and constructions of solar cells as well as production techniques and processes deployed by the micro and nano-electronics industries. The student gains knowledge about general fundamentals of material science, physical and chemical properties of materials used in electronics industry. The student is also provided with knowledge about the wide spectrum of applications and qualities of new materials and structures designed at the nano-scale. In addition to theoretical and practical knowledge of the main discipline, the student has access to the optional independent research projects and courses, which allows widening the spectrum of professional knowledge and skills in the area of innovative technology. These include Methods of structure research (provides understanding of how to choose the optimal method for a solution of a given research task) Fundamentals of solid state physics (describes internal processes in materials) Fundamentals of electronics (provides understanding of functions of fundamental elements of electronics systems on a micro level, circuit design, circuit characterization parameter control) Fundamentals of quantum physics Admission Admission to International Master’s Programs at MISiS is open to both Russian and international students. Given that all classes will be conducted in English, we recommend that nonnative speakers of English achieve a TOEFL score of at least 525 (paper based) or 200 (computer based) prior to admission. To apply for a two-year Master’s program at MISiS, the applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Upon the completion of the program of study at MISiS, the applicant will receive a Russian State diploma and a European Diploma Supplement. Admission Deadline The deadline to submit the application for Fall 2016 is 15 March 2016.... [-]

Videos

MISIS

Contact

МИСиС

Address Leninsky Avenue 4
Moskva Russia
Website http://www.misis.ru/
Phone +7 499-230-27-97