HSE Staff Members Rewarded by Government of Moscow
According to the decision of Sergey Sobyanin, Mayor of Moscow, fourteen HSE staff members were officially recognised by Moscow Government, with the awards being timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the university.
By the order of the Government of Moscow from October 6, 2017 No. 547-RP the following staff members were awarded certificates of honor for their contribution to the education of urban specialists and for many years of conscientious work:
By the order of the Mayor of Moscow from October 6, 2017 No. 740-RM the following staff members received appreciation for their work in preparing highly qualified urban specialists:
According to the decree of the Mayor of Moscow from October 6, 2017 No. 75-UM, Tatiana Kuznetsova, Director of the Centre for S&T, Innovation and Information Policy, was awarded the badge of distinction ‘For Faultless Service to the City of Moscow’ for many years of activity for the benefit of Moscow and its residents. Vladimir Samoylenko, HSE Vice Rector, was awarded the badge of distinction ‘For Faultless Service to the City of Moscow’ for his service.
Sergey Kosaretsky, Director of the Center of Social and Economic School Development, and Aleksey Maslov, Professor at the Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, were both awarded the title of ‘Honored Worker of Public Education of the City of Moscow’ for merits in pedagogical and educational activities and many years of conscientious work.
The HSE Academic Council announced that Sergey Pekarski, Head of the Department of Theoretical Economics, will take over as Dean of Faculty from Oleg Zamulin, who will join Sberbank’s Centre of Macroeconomic Research as Director. Professor Zamulin will retain his position of professor at the faculty and continue teaching.
The head of the HSE Institute of Education, Professor Isak Froumin, has joined the journal International Review of Education as a consulting editor. David Atchoarena, the publication’s editor-in-chief and the director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, recently informed the Institute of Education that he was extending this offer.
In order to research human capital, Lilia Ovcharova, a renowned scholar and expert on social policy, has been appointed Vice Rector responsible for applied human capital research at HSE. Human capital development studies are key priority for our university.
Italy’s Ambassador to Russia Pasquale Terracciano made HSE Banking Institute Director Vasily Solodkov a Knight of the Italian Order of the Star for his exceptional scholarly contribution to the advancement and development of friendly relations and cooperation between Italy and Russia.
Tenured HSE Professor Fuad Aleskerov, who is the head of the Faculty of Economic Sciences’ Department of Mathematics, has become a member of the Informatics section of the Academia Europaea.
Alexander Tonevitsky, Dean of the HSE Faculty of Biology and Biotechnologies and corresponding member of the RAS, was awarded the honorary title of Distinguished Scientist of the Russian Federation. The awards ceremony was held in the Kremlin on November 27.
Academic Supervisors of HSE programmes have been awarded bonuses for activities contributing to the university’s development. Active attraction of international students to HSE has become one of the assessment criteria.
The 7th Moscow International Forum ‘Open Innovations.’ which took place from October 15 – 17 in Skolkovo, included an exhibition on the results of research carried out by academic institutions, small enterprises and leading universities, including HSE.
Fedor Ratnikov, a leading researcher at the Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA), has been appointed project coordinator in the SHiP collaboration. He will be responsible for developing and designing the detector’s active magnetic radiation shielding.