Advanced and Digital Engineering Technologies
Master of Science in Information Systems and Technologies

The program is established with a focus on development and implementation of new simulation-driven design and manufacturing paradigms for development of advanced materials, structures, and engineering systems with enhanced lifecycle, mechanical and physical characteristics demanded in high-tech industries. The program is created to prepare the next generation of researchers, engineers, and practitioners to assume a role of technical leadership in research and innovation of high-tech sector
Modes and duration:
2 years (full-time)
Application deadline:
June 16, 2018
Tuition fees:
no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process
Language:
English
Our graduates will have:
fundamental knowledge in mechanics, micromechanics, and physics of advanced manufacturing and materials
deep understanding of modern technological methods and tools, information technology-based manufacturing and product development practices
ability to apply information technology, mathematics, mechanics, physics, and material science in engineering practice and research in advanced manufacturing and materials
vision for the creation of new technologies, design and development of sustainable systems, and development of novel materials
ability to apply simulation-driven product development paradigm in engineering system design
work with technical literature (e.g. conduct bibliographical research, read and critically analyze scientific articles, use scientific metrics and engineering documentation)
What makes Skoltech stand apart from other universities
is its extraordinary environment that will make your MSc studies
a major life milestone:
Education
Lectures and practical classes are given by world-renowned experts. Students can design their own training program by choosing from a variety of courses
Science
Science is firmly integrated into the education process: each student conducts own research projects
Real-life experience
We provide industrial immersion: 8-week internship at leading industrial companies, where students turn their knowledge and skills into action
Entrepreneurship
We supplement your academic training with the business course that provides tips on how to commercialize ideas
and research findings
Mobility: over a third of our students participate in various academic mobility programs working as trainees or researchers at MIT, Harvard University, National University of Singapore, University of Calgary and other leading international universities
Global environment: students from 40+ countries, professors and researchers from internationaly renowned labs and universities. We teach in English
Life: once enrolled, you will get a chance to attend major international conferences, participate in science and student competitions and work on your own projects and initiatives
Student package: Skoltech students are entitled to a monthly scholarship starting from 40,000 RUR (around 550 EUR) and health insurance
Our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from variety of career opportunities
in industry, science and business
Industry
Landing specialist positions in high-tech sector including but not limited to: Advanced manufacturing and materials, Aerospace, Energy and Transportation, Research and Development, Consulting
Science
Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research entities
Startup
Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, consultants and investors
The program has a renowned faculty with international experience
and broad network of collaborations:
Professor,
Education Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor
Robert Nigmatulin
Professor
Professor
Professor
Program structure

The 2-year program comprises compulsory and recommended elective courses on the most important topics, wide set of elective courses (depending on research and professional needs of the student), entrepreneurship and innovation component, research activity and 8 weeks of industrial immersion.

Compulsory and Recommended elective courses (36 credits)

Compulsory courses:
Continuum Mechanics
Numerical Methods in Engineering and Science
Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Recommended Electives:
Advanced Manufacturing of Composite Materials
Materials Selection in Design
Structural Analysis and Design
Materials Chemistry
Micromechanics
Thermal Fluid Sciences
Composite Materials and Structures
Numerical Methods in Continuum Mechanics
Technology Development, Evaluation and Selection
Fracture Mechanics
Industrial Robotics
Additive Manufacturing
Advanced PLM Techniques I: Digital Design and Optimization
Advanced PLM Techniques II: Digital Manufacturing and Model Validation

Elective Courses (24 credits)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (12 credits)
Innovation Workshop
Ideas to Impact: Foundations for Commercializing Technological Advances
Intellectual Property and Technological Innovation

Research and MSс thesis project (36 credits)
As a part of Master's Thesis students conduct research in areas of information technologies for simulation-based engineering science; advanced manufacturing and product design; advanced materials and technologies; mechanics, micromechanics, and physics of advanced manufacturing in the laboratories of the Center for Design, Manufacturing & Materials

Industrial Immersion (12 credits)
Academic Partners:
  • Bashkir State University (Russia)
  • Florida State University (USA)
  • KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT (USA)
  • Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • New Mexico State University (USA)
  • Purdue University (USA)
  • Taft University (USA)
  • Technical University of Munich (Germany)
  • University of Calgary (Canada)
  • University of Dayton (USA)
  • University of Gottingen (Germany)
  • University of Maryland (USA)
Industrial Partners:
  • ApATech (Russia)
  • Ceramaker (France)
  • InssTek (South Korea)
  • INUMIT (Russia)
  • Motorica (Russia)
  • Oerlicon (Switzerland)
  • SIU System (Russia)
  • Trumpf (Germany)
  • United Aircraft Corporation (Russia)
Entry requirements:
Education:
Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent in Physics, Mechanics, Material Science, Engineering, or Applied Mathematics
Knowledge and skills:
Successful candidates must have a knowledge of Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering as well as flexibility to work in team or individually
English language:
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency
Applications are accepted till June 16, 2018 inclusive.
The admission and enrolment process includes several steps:
1
Application
Prepare all documents and submit your application by filling in the form on Skoltech's web site
2
Online selection
Take a profile online test. The higher your scores, the higher your chances of moving on to the next step
3
Final selection
The final round takes place in Moscow. You have to pass an English exam on site or present a valid TOEFL certificate, and pass an interview
4
Enrolment
Based on the results of each applicant's overall performance, we will make a list of students to be enrolled free of charge
Now that you know everything about
Advanced and Digital Engineering
Technologies MSc Program,
you can proceed to the application
Click on the button below to fill in the application form. Applications are accepted till June16, 2018 inclusive
Contact us by phone/e-mail or visit us:
e-mail: admissions@skoltech.ru
phone: +7 (495) 280-1481
address: 3 Nobel Street, Skolkovo, 143026, Russian Federation
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