NNSTU scientists took part in the work of STAR-NET General Assembly

The General Assembly of the Regional Network "Education and Training of Specialists in the Field of Nuclear Technologies STAR-NET" which was devoted to summing up the results of five years of the network's work and defining further areas of cooperation in the field of nuclear education was held online. More than 30 representatives of 11 universities from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and the IAEA took part in it.

Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E. Alekseev was represented by Rector Sergey Dmitriev and Director of NNSTU Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering and Applied Physics Alexander Khrobostov.

The experience accumulated by the universities in solving problems of education and professional training of specialists for the nuclear industry was discussed. It was noted that STAR-NET LMS educational platform plays an important role in organizing cooperation and implementing common educational tasks.

Then the participants approved the following areas of work for 2021:

• Expanding cooperation with the IAEA and other international and national organizations involved in nuclear education processes, including cooperation with the other nuclear education networks - ANENT, LANENT, AFRO-NEST and ENEN.

• Development of collaboration between the member-universities for organization of joint educational programs and internships for students in various engineering and physical areas.

• Expanding joint research projects involving young employees and graduate students and holding scientific conferences.