The program is aimed to prepare the next generation of researchers, engineers, and practitioners to assume a role of technical leadership in research and innovation in the high-tech sector with a particular focus on Advanced Materials and novel Digital Engineering technologies. As a part of the program students study state-of-the-art technologies in the areas of advanced composite materials, additive manufacturing, thermal spray coatings, and novel information technologies for simulation-driven product development, digital prototyping, detailed understanding and analysis of engineering/physical systems, processes, advanced materials and technological processes.
The track focuses on scientific fundamentals and state-of-the-art technologies in the areas of advanced composite materials, additive manufacturing, and thermal spray coatings. Our graduates design and test materials, and apply them in large-scale industries.
The track provides students with scientific and mathematical basis for computer modeling and simulation, digital prototyping, and analysis of engineered systems and processes related to advanced materials and manufacturing technologies.
Mode, duration 2 years (full-time)
Fees Full tuition coverage
Upcoming deadline Apply for the competitive selection by March 11, 2024
Benefits Monthly scholarship (up to 55.000 rub/month), relocation & accommodation, private medical insurance (in accordance with Skoltech policies)
our program provides students with extensive theoretical and practical knowledge in materials technologies and simulation-based engineering.
have fundamental knowledge in mechanics and physics of composite materials, additive manufacturing and thermal spray coatings
acquire vast hands-on experience in handling cutting-edge equipment
gain deep understanding of modern technological methods and tools, IT-based manufacturing and product development practices
are able to apply their knowledge of mathematical methods, mechanics, physics and materials science in advanced manufacturing and materials research, engineering, and applications
have fundamental knowledge in multi-scale and multi-physics computational modeling of physical systems and technological processes, numerical methods, and high performance computer simulations
are able to apply methods of mathematical modeling and simulation-based engineering in the analysis of real processes and objects in order to find effective solutions to general scientific and applied problems
The 2-year program comprises of compulsory and recommended elective courses on the most important topics, a wide set of elective courses (depending on the research and professional needs of the student), components of entrepreneurship and innovation, research activity and 8 weeks of industry immersion.
a key component of your studies is independent research work based on world–class laboratories. The following research areas are available for you:
Advanced materials and technologies
every program dedicates time for students' independent research as a core part of their curriculum. Skoltech hosts more than 40 world-class laboratories, and students have full access to the facilities throughout their studies and can conduct research based on their interests.
our graduates shape their own futures by choosing from a variety of career opportunities in industry, science, and business
Landing specialist positions in high-tech sectors, including but not limited to, advanced manufacturing and materials, aerospace, energy and transportation, research and development, and consulting
Landing PhD positions and continuing research at leading Russian and international research entities
Starting a business on their own or through the Skolkovo innovation ecosystem with its extensive pool of experts, partners, consultants and investors.
A significant fact about my study program is that all of our courses are very practical and help to develop essential skills for engineers. At the beginning of the academic year, we had an Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing Technologies course, during which our group had a chance to apply our theoretical knowledge in practice. We managed to make a composite material using various techniques during laboratory work with our own hands. Usually, I spend almost my day at Skoltech, working on the projects, assignments and also spending my free time communicating with other Skoltech students.
BSc, Kaliningrad State Technical University → MSc, Skoltech → PhD, Skoltech
All my aspirations, hobbies, and interests led me to an overwhelming desire to enter Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Master's program after my Bachelor's degree. At Skoltech you can become both the witness and participant in the process of merging digital technologies, materials science, and process modeling. The knowledge obtained in the AMT laboratories and in Data Science courses helped me implement a monitoring system in the advanced metal 3D printing process during my summer internship, and then very quickly adapt to tasks from other areas. The education I received at Skoltech allowed me to participate in the design of the ballistic mission and the control system of the launch vehicle. Many thanks to Skoltech, which allowed me not only to form in my head a system of knowledge and skills necessary for further professional activity but also to obtain valuable life experience.
BSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University → MSc, Skoltech → S7 R&D Center
In Advanced Manufacturing Technologies I really enjoyed the class-based projects around technological problems. It's in fact a perfect mirror of what happens in the professional life, within groups of dozen people where managers, technical specialists and scientists naturally emerge from the group to tackle project difficulties. From the many experience that helped me in my professional life, getting involved in industrial subjects, and getting out of the comfort zone was a must.
MEng, Aix-Marseille University → MSc, Skoltech → ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor)
During the two years of my Advanced Manufacturing Master's program I participated in innovative and research projects, and gained knowledge in the new field of digital twin design. In addition to courses and practical seminars on campus, students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills during summer industrial internship. And also you can collaborate with almost any university in the world. For example, I did a series of experiments at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
BSc, Novosibirsk State University → MSc, Skoltech → PhD, Skoltech
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies MSc program accumulates the world's latest knowledge in design, testing and manufacturing that allows you to learn how to build anything! And what is more important - you can implement this knowledge alongside your studies. Within AMT program, we participated in several projects: manufacturing of composite materials, digital design of a stratospheric satellite, design and launch of tube-deployed UAV. In my opinion, if you want to build something impressive, AMT is a great way to learn how to do it properly.
BSc, Novosibirsk State University → MSc, Skoltech → Skoltech
After completing my Bachelor's degree, I've decided to continue my studies in the Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) program because of my friend's suggestion. One of the positive points was the dense immersion in modern manufacturing and product technologies. We tried various composite manufacturing and 3D printing technologies, designed and manufactured a UAV from scratch. AMT provides access not only to the most prominent manufacturing technologies but also to modern engineering digital toolset. Besides, I liked the inspiring atmosphere and novelty-oriented people with different backgrounds and views on the same problem. It seems to me that my friend suggested me a great place for MSc!
Bauman Moscow State Technical University → Skoltech → PhD, Skoltech
I did not want to go to graduate school. It seemed pointless to me, especially since I was already getting offers from employers. However, having learned about Skoltech, I changed my mind. Advanced technologies, the latest equipment, training in English, the ability to choose courses, including leadership and entrepreneurship ones - all this made me think that maybe I am missing out on a posh opportunity that I will never have again. And so it worked out:)
BSc, Bauman Moscow State Technical University → MSc, Skoltech → PhD, Skoltech
Skoltech has strongly established connections with leading companies in the industry and academia
S.P. Korolev RSC Energia
United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC)
Research and Production Corporation "Uralvagonzavod"
Smolensk Composite Cluster
The Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute
SSL (Space Systems Loral)
Novosibirsk State University (Russia)
P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute, RAS (Russia)
Bashkir State University (Russia)
Florida State University (USA)
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)
applications for competitive selection can be submitted online. Most of the selection process is conducted online, and only the final stage of the selection is conducted offline at the Skoltech campus
The final selection stage takes place in Moscow. You have to pass the English exam on site, or present a valid proof of English proficiency, pass an in-person interview and entrepreneurship challenge. Extra written examinations may be required for certain programs during this time (you will be notified in advance). In case you're not from Moscow, we can accommodate you in the Skoltech dorms for the selection weekend period.
you will be enrolled in Skoltech based on the results of all competitive selection procedures
knowledge, skills, and education background for successful enrollment into the program
knowledge and skills
Successful candidates will have solid knowledge of Mathematics, Physics, and Engineering.
An undergraduate degree in engineering, technology, technical sciences, mathematical, or natural sciences.
If your education has not been conducted in English, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
enjoy courses and supervision by world-renowned scientists and engineers