VIAM is among prize-winners of the competition "Engineer of the Year"
On February 17, 2015 awarding ceremony for the winners of the first stage of the All-Russian competition "Engineer of the Year 2014" was held at the Russian Union of Scientific and Engineering Organizations (RosSNIO).
Thus, according to the "Engineering Art of Youth" version the related diploma was awarded to senior engineer of the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) Dmitry Ryabov.
It should be noted that the awarding ceremony to the winners of the second stage of the competition including also VIAM specialists will take place on 19 February.
The annual All-Russian "Engineer of the Year" competition is recognized by engineering community of the country, widely supported by regional leaders, the Government of the Russian Federation. A significant contribution of the competition to the identification of the best engineers of the country, promotion of engineering, propaganda of achievements and experience, stimulating the state structures attention to the problems of engineering in Russia is always remarkable.
The event is supported by the Russian Union of Scientific and Engineering Organizations, the International Union of Scientific and Engineering Associations, the AM Prokhorov Academy of Engineering Sciences, interregional public fund to promote scientific and technical progress.
The jury and the Expert Committee consist of leading scientists, engineers and specialists from various sectors of the economy.
The competition "Engineer of the Year 2014" will be held upon the results of the previous year. It is aimed at drawing attention to the problems of quality of engineering personnel in Russia; stimulating engineering personnel to increase professionalism; discovering the elite of the Russian Engineers Corps; propaganda of achievements and experience of the best engineers of the country; the enhancing interest to engineering work among young people; the formation of the register (data bank) of the best engineers of the country.
The competition is held by the independent government and public organizations, associations representing professional scientists and engineers in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.