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June 15, 2020

   Science, Cooperation, MAI
MAI Electric Engine Development Based on Superconductors

Scientists of Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) and the Central Aerodynamics Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky (TsAGI) created a development concept of a new electric engine for aviation based on superconductivity. 

June 02, 2020

   Cooperation, Students, Sport
MAI is a Student Rugby Development Center

On May 29, MAI concluded important agreements with the Rugby Union of Russia (RUR) on the development of university rugby. 

May 28, 2020

   Science, Cooperation, Activities, MAI, Education
MAI Trend: Space

Moscow Aviation Institute trains specialists for the space industry.

May 21, 2020

   Science, Cooperation, MAI
MAI Creates a Centre of Robotic Technologies

Moscow Aviation Institute together with Rostec subsidiaries (Russian Helicopters, United Aircraft Corporation, Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), United Engine Corporation, Technodinamika Holding) create an experimental engineering centre – the Centre of Robotic Technologies.

May 14, 2020

   Cooperation, Students, Study, MAI-SJTU
MAI Trains Specialists for International Market

Moscow Aviation Institute is engaged in designing a promising joint Chinese-Russian wide-body long-range aircraft. Personnel training for the project named CR929 is carried out by MAI in partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU).

Apr. 24, 2020

   Cooperation, Students, MAI, Education, MAI-SJTU
MAI-SJTU Student: “Distance Learning Is Very Convenient”

First-year student of the joint master's program of Moscow Aviation Institute and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Alexey Openkin went to study in China in September 2019. The first semester of the first year passed in the normal mode, but then not only the educational process, but the life of the MAI student turned upside down. In China, compulsory quarantine was announced in connection with the spread of coronavirus infection, and the SJTU transferred the training to a remote format. Alex was completely isolated away from home. We learned from him how distance learning is organized at the SJTU, why he did not return to Russia, and how his life changed during the quarantine.

Apr. 23, 2020

   Science, Cooperation, MAI, Education
MAI Trend: R&D in Aviation

More than a quarter of prospective students, who want to become aviation engineers, apply to MAI where they have unique opportunities for comprehensive development of engineering, management and leadership skills.


Apr. 16, 2020

   Science, Cooperation, MAI
MAI Research and Projects in the Field of Composite Materials

The creation and widespread use of composite materials in different industries are one of the world trends today. MAI specialists are actively engaged in the introduction of modern materials in the domestic aircraft industry, offering new effective solutions to enterprises.

Apr. 14, 2020

   Activities, Cooperation, Education, MAI, Students, MAI-SJTU
Distance Learning in China: a Story of MAI-SJTU Student from Russia

Anna Yazovskikh, a graduate student of Moscow Aviation Institute and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), told about how the Chinese university provides distance learning, and how a student can more effectively organize time in quarantine.

Apr. 08, 2020

   Cooperation, Students, MAI, Education
Space Semester at MAI: Story of an Exchange Student from Germany

Emma is 22, and she is a student of Technical University of Munich (TUM). She came to MAI to study Spacecraft Engineering for an autumn-winter semester as an exchange student. We interviewed Emma to find out about her choice to spend six months in Russia and MAI.

Mar. 27, 2020

   Cooperation, Students, MAI
MAI Volunteer Center is a Participant of #WeTogether Action

MAI Volunteer Center has joined the mutual assistance campaign during the coronavirus pandemic #WeTogether and is ready to provide online assistance to university staff and students.

Mar. 05, 2020

   Contests, Cooperation, Students, MAI in Media, Activities
SAP Experts Told about MAI Hackathon on Aviation and Transport

For the second year in a row, AVIASAP is being held at Moscow Aviation Institute - two-day intensive for students, in which participants generate ideas and create prototypes using the SAP Cloud Platform, SAP BUILD, SAP Analytics Cloud. The main mission of the project is to search for opportunities to improve the aviation industry and solve urgent business cases.

Mar. 03, 2020

   Cooperation, MAI in Media, MAI
CR929: Long-Range Perspectives

The prospects of the Russian-Chinese CR929 wide-body long-range aircraft, in which development MAI is involved. 

Feb. 28, 2020

   Cooperation, Rector, MAI
Members of the Consortium of Russian Aerospace Universities Met at MAI

On February 20, a general meeting of members of the Consortium of Russian Aerospace Universities was held at Moscow Aviation Institute. The Consortium is an innovative structure of higher aerospace education, which was founded in 2012 on the basis of nine higher educational institutions.

Feb. 18, 2020

   Science, Cooperation
MAI Participates in the EU Initiative FUTPRINT50 to Create a Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

The EU funded initiative FUTPRINT50 kicked-off in January 2020 and runs until December 2022 with the aim to accelerate technologies required for the entry-into-service of a commercial hybrid-electric aircraft in a class of up to 50 seats by 2035/40.

Feb. 13, 2020

   Cooperation, Students, Activities, MAI
MAI took part in the Russian Education Fair in Sri Lanka

On February 8, MAI took part in the Russian Education Fair in Colombo (Sri Lanka), organized by Russian Education First. 

Feb. 10, 2020

   Cooperation, Activities, Study, Students, MAI
How to Become an Exchange Student in Asia or Europe. A Lifehack for MAI Students

  • Many MAI students do not settle for just the knowledge they got at their alma mater. Thanks to the MAI student exchange program, they broaden their opportinities by going on to study at the leading Asian and European universities.

Feb. 07, 2020

   Science, Cooperation
MAI is a Member of the IMOTHEP Global Hybrid Electric Propulsion Project

On January 20-22, 2020, a European Commission meeting was held in Brussels, dedicated to the launch of the IMOTHEP (Investigation and Maturation of Technologies for Hybrid Electric Propulsion) project, an ambitious research initiative, which is funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020.

Feb. 03, 2020

   Conferences, Cooperation
MAI at the Aerospace Italian-Russian Meeting

In December 2019, Vice-Rector for scientific affairs of Moscow Aviation Institute, Head of Department 203 “Engine Design”, Doctor of Technical Science Yury Alexandrovich Ravikovich took part in the international Italian-Russian meeting “Scientific and Industrial Technologies in the Aerospace Sector”, which was held in the Tuscan city of Montecatini Terme.



Jan. 24, 2020

   Cooperation, MAI in Media, Education
Prospects for Development of the CR929 Project with the Participation of MAI Students

The first group of engineers, who will be engaged in the creation of a promising Russian-Chinese CR929 aircraft at the enterprises of Rostec and its partners in the People's Republic of China, graduated from the universities of Russia and China. Joint diplomas of Moscow Aviation Institute and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) were awarded to 29 Russian and 23 Chinese students.

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