On November 25, 2019, a delegation of the department for cooperation and culture of the French Embassy in Russia paid a working visit to NCUASE (Sibstrin). The delegation included coordinators for higher education, science and innovation Anael Duran and Florian Rastello, assistant director for cultural and language projects, Francois Kossard, and coordinator for higher education in Novosibirsk, Svetlana Shkarina. During the visit, the French delegation held a presentation for students and undergraduates of the university on scholarships of the French government, where they talked about scholarship programs offered by the French Embassy and selection criteria.
On November 14-16, 2019, the delegation of NSUACE (Sibstrin), headed by the rector Yu.L. Skolubovich, participated in the IX International Festival of Eurasian Architectural and Construction and Design Schools, which was held in Uzbekistan at several universities – the Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering, the Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, Samarkand State Architectural and Civil Engineering Institute, and Bukhara Engineering Technological Institute. The university delegation included the vice-rector for academic and educational work, M.N. Shumkova, the Director of the Institute of Construction, V.A. Gvozdev, the Director of the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning, A.A. Gudkov, and the Director of the Institute of International Affairs, N.V. Sineeva.
On October 15, 2019, the first lecture of autumn online series of lectures took place held by the German specialist in aerodynamics, Dr. Uwe Gaisbauer, University of Stuttgart, Germany. The title of the course is "Applied Aerodynamics" and is read only in English without being translated into Russian. However, the lectures are accompanied by the additional educational material to be used by the participants. The first part of the course is 8 online lectures. They will be read by the German professor from the middle of October to the beginning of December. The last 4 instructor-led lectures and a credit on the course will take place from December 16
Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Sibstrin) continues to expand cooperation with foreign higher education institutions. The meeting was held on scientific and educational cooperation with Hokkaido University (Sapporo, Japan) in Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Sibstrin), on September 19, 2019. Yuki Komata, the senior specialist of the international department of Hokkaido University, and Marina Victorovna Lomayeva, the coordinator on cooperation with higher education institutions, authorities and enterprises of the international department of Hokkaido University visited our university for the working meeting.
The activity of scientists, academic staff, and students on the problems of the UNESCO Chair “Theory and Technology of Environmental Safety in Water Resources Control” at NSUACE (Sibstrin) has been given a high rating. As noted in the letter written by Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO (Paris, France), sent to the university on May 29, 2019, good results were achieved by the UNESCO Chair of Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Sibstrin) during the four-year activity period. Based on this, the agreement on the validity of the UNESCO Chair at NSUACE (Sibstrin) has been extended for 4 years (until October 2023). For the next period the following tasks are allotted to the UNESCO Chair:
In March students and teachers of the building materials, standardization and certification department of NSUACE (Sibstrin) had an internship according to the academic mobility program “Quality Management and Standardization” at Kazakh Humanitarian Law Innovative University (KazHLIU) in Semey, Kazakhstan. During the internship, students got acquainted with the issues of international standardization and quality management processes in construction. They visited leading industrial enterprises of Semey, took part in the round table, held at the Kazakhstan Institute of Standardization and Certification.
By the decision of the Academic Council of Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, the title of Honorary Professor of NSUACE (Sibstrin) was awarded to a long-time friend and partner of our university Dr. Uwe Gaisbauer, head of the Gas Dynamic Laboratory at the Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics of the University of Stuttgart. The honorary diploma was given to the well-known scientist by the rector Yury L. Skolubovich during the meeting with representatives of the delegation from the German university. The rector of NSUACE (Sibstrin) noted that there is a great potential within the framework of scientific, educational and industrial projects of cooperation with the University of Stuttgart. Dr. Uwe Gaisbauer expressed his gratitude for the appreciation of his contribution to the development of partnership between the universities and promised to make every effort to further develop the cooperation between NSUACE (Sibstrin) and the University of Stuttgart.
12 students of NSUACE (Sibstrin) successfully completed the course "Applied Aerodynamics" ("Applied aerodynamics") in English. The exam was taken personally by Dr. Uwe Gaisbauer, head of the Gas Dynamic Laboratory at the Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics of the University of Stuttgart. The optional course was organized by the Institute of International Affairs of NSUACE (Sibstrin) within the framework of the Erasmus + program for the development of academic mobility. The participants of the course were undergraduates of the international UNESCO Chair, students from the advanced group of English, students and undergraduates of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning.
On May 17-18, 2019, the III International Scientific Student Forum for foreign bachelors, undergraduates, and graduate students "Student of the 21st Century: Dialogue, Mutual Understanding, Tolerance" was held on the basis of Novosibirsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (Sibstrin). It was attended by foreign students and teachers from a number of Novosibirsk universities, as well as from Pavlodar State University named after S.M. Toraigyrov (Kazakhstan) and the University of Belgrade (Serbia). On the first day of the forum a conference took place, where scientific student reports were presented. On the second day the International Art Festival "Siberian Spring" was held in Zaeltsovsky Park. At the opening ceremony and the plenary meeting the rector of NSUACE (Sibstrin), Professor Yu.L. Skolubovich
A round-table devoted to the discussion of international cooperation in the field of science and education was held with the representatives of Mongolian State University of Science and Technology (Ulan Bator, Mongolia) in NSUACE (Sibstrin) on February 19, 2019. The delegation from the Mongolian university included the Head of the Chair of Building Materials, the Environment Department of the Institute of Architecture and Construction, Dr. Danzandorj Sunjidmaa, Head of the Department of Building Structures, the Department of Building Engineering of the Institute of Architecture and Construction, Dr. Yagaanbuyant Duynharzhav, a representative of the university’s academic staff Zhanlav Sarantuyaa.