VIAM: results and prospects
General meeting of All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials (VIAM) took place on December 21, 2012. During the meeting the results of institute and branches work in 2012 were summarized and prospects and tasks for the coming year were considered.
Evgeny N. Kablov, General Director of VIAM, academician of RAS, professor made a report on this issue.
In particular he covered 18 strategic vectors of development of materials and technologies and on their basis expounded the strategy of development of the institute till 2016which was approved by Deputy Minister of industry and trade of Russian Federation.
Evgeny Kablov presented for attention of the audience quantitative and qualitative analysis of dynamics of some financial indicators, production output and services rendered and also told about production of materials being under arrangements.
He informed about age differentials of the institute’s employees. “Today there are 1854 employees in VIAM, 739 of them or 40% of total number – are not older than 35. At the same time the middle age is about 45, for comparison middle age in 1997 was more than 62. “
Special attention was given to issues of training and retraining of specialists, publishing activity, energy savings and energy efficiency of the institute, reconstruction, technical re-equipment, capital construction and restoration, development of branches and social sphere.
General Director of VIAM informed the participants of the meeting about conferences conducted by the institute, VIAM’s participation in exhibitions, publishing activity.
He told about the development of VIAM cooperation with national research universities, federal universities and regions of Russian Federation in different directions as well as about perspective works with RFFI, “Rosnano” and works in the frame of federal target programs.
Evgeny Kablov mentioned about the best scientific works of 2012 and their authors as well as leading tutors of the institute who were nominated by the decision of Scientific-technical council on December 13. “All the distinguished employees will be awarded according to three groups” – informed the head of VIAM. Besides that three scientific works were awarded the annual prizes “For the best publication”.
We remind that on the eve of the General meeting Evgeny Kablov conducted meetings with young specialists of VIAM and veterans of the institute.
Press-service of VIAМ