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12.10.2016
XV International conference with seminar-workshop «Materials of nano-, micro-, optoelectronics and fiber optics: physical properties and application»

The opening ceremony for the XV International scientific conference «Materials of nano-, micro-, optoelectronics and fiber optics: physical properties and appliance» took place at Mordovia State University on 11 October.

Chairman of the Organising Committee, Rector Sergey M. Vdovin, in his welcoming speech, stressed that this conference was held at a special time: the global scientific community celebrates the 100th anniversary of the outstanding physicist, winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize - A. M. Prokhorov.

During the last 15 years, the conference has broadened the scope of participants, attracting more qualified specialists and the number of papers and talks has increased drastically. Starting from 2002 the conference has been attended by representatives of 50 Russian universities, 20 high-tech enterprises, scientific and industrial organisations, 10 foreign universities, 28 scientific organisations affiliated with the Russian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. The conference contributed a lot to the preparation of highly qualified personnel: during those 15 years, over 50 young scientists and graduate students who participated in the conference were able to defend their PhD and doctoral (post PhD) dissertations. Throughout all 15 years of the conference’s existence, two worldwide-known academicians of the RAS E. M. Dianov and V. V. Osiko have been permanent co-chairmen of the Organising Committee.

On behalf of the Head of the Republic of Mordovia and the Government of the Republic the participants of the conference were welcomed by the Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Mordovia - the Minister of industry, science and new technologies of A. I. Sedov.

The current XV International conference «Materials of nano-, micro-, optoelectronics and fiber optics: physical properties and application» got together 120 scholars, 310 authors of talks from leading Russian universities, 8 foreign universities, 13 domestic and international science centres, 5 hi-tech companies.


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