Tomsk Polytechnic University

Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Tomsk, Russia, is the oldest technical university in Russia east of the Urals. The university was founded in 1896 and opened in 1900 as the Tomsk Technological Institute. In 1925, the school was renamed the Siberian Technological Institute and in 1930, the institute was split into five divisions, three of which remained in Tomsk. In 1934, the three institutes in Tomsk reunited to form a new institute that would be named the Tomsk Polytechnic Institute. The university has more than 22,000 current students and has graduated more than 100,000 technical specialists. As of 2014 the rector was Petr S. Chubik.

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3-D printing of aircraft parts out of titanium

Physicists from Tomsk Polytechnic University are currently working to create hydrogen-resistant products out of titanium alloys based on additive manufacturing. The production of metal products using the technology ensures ...

dateOct 13, 2017 in Engineering
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Watertight capsules for target drug delivery

Researchers from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Queen Mary's University of London have developed smart capsules that deliver water-soluble compounds to a certain part of the body. Two-micron capsules have watertight shells ...

dateSep 28, 2017 in Materials Science
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A new way to enhance the capacity of memory devices

A Tomsk Polytechnic University study reveals how topological vortices found in low-dimensional materials can be both displaced and erased and restored again by the electrical field within nanoparticles. This may open exciting ...

dateSep 22, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Flaw detector for testing composite aircrafts

A thermal flaw detector developed at Tomsk Polytechnic University will be used in the manufacturing of a new aircraft to replace the AN-2. The new model fully consists of composite materials and is developed by the Siberian ...

dateAug 22, 2017 in Engineering
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