Advanced Manufacturing 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:
July 16, 2019
Tuition fees:
no tuition fee for the applicants who pass the selection process
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
ability to 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:
Lectures and practical classes are given by world-renowned experts. Students can refine and focus their own specific path, by choosing from a variety of courses.
Science is firmly integrated into the education process: each student conducts his/her own research projects.
Real-life experience
We provide industrial immersion summer projects: 8-week projects at leading industrial companies, where students turn their knowledge and skills into action.
We supplement your academic training with courses that provide the skills and knowledge 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 such leading universities as MIT, Harvard University, National University of Singapore, University of Calgary and many others.
Global environment: the student body is from 40+ countries, together with professors and researchers from internationally renowned labs and universities. The working language (and instruction) at Skoltech is 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 outside of the curriculum.
Student package: Skoltech students are entitled to a monthly scholarship starting from 40,000 RUB (around 550 EUR) and health insurance.
Our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from variety of career opportunities
in industry, science and business:
Landing specialist positions in high-tech sector including but not limited to: Advanced manufacturing and materials, Aerospace, Energy and Transportation, Research and Development, Consulting.
Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international universities and research entities.
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:
Assistant Professor
Aslan Kasimov
Associate Professor,
Program Coordinator
Robert Nigmatulin
Associate 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 Сourses:
Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
Continuum Mechanics
Mechanics and Physics of Advanced Manufacturing
Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Recommended Electives:
Mathematical Modeling in Manufacturing and Applied Sciences
Mathematics for Engineers
Geometric Modeling
Advanced Manufacturing of Composite Materials
Materials Chemistry
Structural Analysis and Design
Numerical Methods in Engineering and Science
Materials Selection in Design
Additive Manufacturing
Thermal Fluid Sciences
Composite Materials and Structures
Numerical Methods in Continuum Mechanics
Industrial Robotics
Advanced PLM techniques: Digital Design and Optimization
Advanced PLM techniques: Product Prototyping
Advanced PLM techniques: Testing and Model Validation
Heterogeneous Volume Modeling and Digital Fabrication
Fracture Mechanics

Elective Courses (24 credits)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (12 credits)
Innovation Workshop
Ideas to Impact: Foundations for Commercializing Technological Advances
Leadership for Innovators
Business Communication
Thinking Disruptive for a Big Future
Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Intellectual Property and Technological Innovation
New Product Design: from Idea to Market Launch
Management of Research & Development
Management of Research & Development
Technology Entrepreneurship

Research and MSс thesis project (36 credits)
As a part of Master's Thesis students conduct research in the laboratories of the Center for Design, Manufacturing & Materials in the following areas:

- Information technologies for simulation-based engineering science
- Advanced manufacturing and product design
- Advanced materials and technologies
- Mechanics and physics in advanced manufacturing

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:
Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent in Physics, Mechanics, Material Science, Engineering, or Applied Mathematics.
Knowledge and skills:
Successful candidates must have solid knowledge of Science, Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering.
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 July 16, 2019 inclusive.
The admission and enrolment process includes several steps:
Prepare all documents and submit your application by filling in the form on Skoltech's web site.
Online selection
Take a profile online test. You will be notified by e-mail about your specific date and time.
Final selection
The final round takes place in Moscow. You have to pass TOEFL ITP exam on site or present a valid TOEFL certificate, and pass an interview. Extra written examinations are possible on some programs within the same selection weekend.
Based on the results of each applicant's overall performance, we will make a list of students to be enrolled free of charge.
The admission campaign is open!
To apply, click the button below.
Applications are accepted till July 16, 2019 inclusive:
phone: +7 (495) 280-1481
address: 3 Nobel Street, Skolkovo, 143026, Russian Federation

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