VIAM: summing up the year
General Meeting of the All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials (VIAM) took place on December 23, 2013. Activities of the institute and its branches in the current year were summed up, also prospects and tasks for the year 2014 were considered at the Meeting.
RAS member Evgeny N. Kablov, Director General of VIAM made the report on this subject.
In particular, the speaker presented to the attendees an analysis of financial activity. Moreover, Evgeny Kablov told about strategic program of the development of materials and technologies for their processing up to the year 2030, some main innovative ideas and concepts to which implementation this program is devoted. He informed about specific scientific works, which are carried out in the interests of the aviation industry and other areas of the domestic economics, and about production volumes and services provided by the institute. The Head of VIAM told about broadening of cooperation of the institute with the Russian Foundation for Basic Researches, the Foundation for Prospective Studies and Initiatives, collaboration with different ministries, departments and with a number of regions of the Russian Federation.
A special attention was paid to tutorship and age factor of specialists of the institute. «In 2013 the total number of employees constituted 1859, 764 of them are younger, than 35 years» - noted the head of the institute and added, that «the tutorship is very important for transfer of experience and ideology to our young people».
Training and retraining of specialists, publication activity, energy saving and power efficiency of the institute, reconstruction, modernization, capital construction and repair, and problems of development of branches and social services also were mentioned in the report.
Evgeny Kablov told about objects reconstructed according to the energy saving program, marked out the best mentors following the results of the year and listed the employees who had successfully defended doctoral and candidate theses.
Director General of VIAM informed participants of the meeting on the conferences held by the institute, participation of VIAM specialists in exhibitions, their publishing and claiming activities and on the electronic document circulation system implemented at the institute.