2nd Korea-Russian Science and Technology Day in MAI

On May 31 a delegation from South Korea visited MAI in the framework of the 2nd Korea-Russian Science and Technology Day. Korean scientists shared with MAI students their most relevant scientific research in the field of astrophysics and aerospace engineering and visited the Cosmonautics Center named after academician Vasily Mishin.

The Korea-Russia Science and Technology Cooperation Center (KORUSTEC) held a two-day scientific conference in Moscow devoted to artificial intelligence and aerospace research. On the second day of the conference, a delegation of scientists from South Korea visited MAI. They represented leading universities and aerospace institutions of their country: Seoul National University, Kyonggi University, Konkuk University, Gyeongsang National University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

The Korean delegation was greeted by the Director of the Aerospace Institute No. 6 of MAI, Doctor of Engeneering Sciences Olga Tushavina. She noted that such days of science "will strengthen scientific relations and will allow to share the results of research in the aerospace field". The professor of the Konkuk University Goo Nam Seo gave a lecture to MAI students on the topic: " Thermal buckling measurement of a laminated composite plate using digital image correlation methods ", and the professor of the Seoul National University, Yee Kwan Jung, shared with the students the resent research on aircraft icing conducted at his university , and talked about methods to solve this problem. The topics of the lectures aroused keen interest among the students: having the opportunity to compare Russian and Korean studies, they asked the lecturers a number of important questions.

After communicating with the students, representatives of the Aerospace Institute and the International Department of MAI lead the colleagues from South Korea trough the Cosmonautics Center named after academician Vasily Mishin. Research and studies at the aerospace faculty are conducted in the laboratories of the center. The Soviet lunar rover, the legendary R-7 rocket, the landing section of space vehicle “Soyuz” were shown to the delegates, and also they were told about the peculiarities of the Soviet and Russian space programs. Representatives of Korea's educational community were excited by the visit to the cosmonautics center, asked many questions related to the technical equipment of space vehicles, as well as the MAI study programs for international students.

Daria Vinogradova (PR-department)

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