International board

The primary objective of the Phystech International Board is integrating the Institute as an inheritor of the original Soviet science into the global academic community. It consists of renowned scientists from all over the world, including heads of such prestigious universities as MIT and École Polytechnique (Paris). The board oversees MIPT’s development, providing advisory support for scientific and educational activities.

5th International board meeting
The international board’s primary objective is the integration of MIPT as an inheritor of the original Soviet science into the global academic community. We aim to become a university that is fully involved into the international scientific and educational exchange.

Tasks of the board:
  • Approving the implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Accumulating international experience of university development.
  • Accelerating MIPT’s integration into international research and educational programs.
  • Enhancing the international competitiveness of the Institute.
L. Rafael Reif

President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.

Alexander Andreev

Adviser at the Russian Academy of Sciences

Jacques Biot

Former President of École Polytechnique, France

Ralph Eichler

Member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences

Philippe Gillet

Professor of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Malcolm Grant

Chancellor of the University of York, U.K.

Ashok Belani

Executive Vice President for New Energy at Schlumberger

Shin Sung-chul

President of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Sebastian M. Schmidt

Scientific Director of Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany

Evgeny Velikhov

Honorary President of Kurchatov Institute, Russia