Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling

Looking for new challenges? Join the Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling course!

The program is aimed at training highly professional scientists and engineers with the background and practical experience mechanics of porous media and multiphase media, computational mechanics, mathematical modeling and simulations, and distributed computing. Upon graduation, the participants will acquire practical skills and fundamental knowledge for professional career development in international engineering or research companies. Special focus is set on oil and gas production, namely, simulation of hydraulic fracturing, geophysical and hydrodynamic methods for oil and gas well testing, development of oil and gas fields, rock mechanics.

The process of education consists of basic lectures and practical classes, supplemented with short- and long-term courses by local and visiting professors. There is also a possibility of individual training plan based on the students’ scientific interests, which provides a wide choice of case studies, cross-cultural team work, expert workshops, study visits to enterprises and internships at research centers and companies of St. Petersburg. Hands-on training courses help to plunge into the cutting edge scientific computing. Special resources of SPbPU, namely, scientific research center “Gazpromneft-Polytech”, the supercomputing center and digital fabrication laboratory “Fab Lab Polytech” will be available for students.

Advanced Dynamics of Discreet and Continuum Systems
Advanced Dynamics of Discreet and Continuum Systems

Program profile. Major areas of expertise:

  • Advanced knowledge in mathematical modeling and computer simulation, including distributed computing; 
  • Fundamental knowledge in mechanics, including nonlinear dynamics, dynamics of discrete media and micromechanics, mechanics and thermodynamics of continua;
  • Computational mechanics (FEM; CAD/CAE software; CFD packages) and optimization techniques;
  • Practical skills in mechanics of oil and gas production;
  • Publishing and scientific research work, participation in scientific conferences and seminars

Tuition fee per year:

  • for foreign students: 280 800 Rubles
  • for Russian students: 216 000 Rubles

Admission procedure

You are kindly required to fill in an on-line application. International applicants may find additional information concerning admission at SPbPU web-site.  

Advanced Dynamics of Discreet and Continuum Systems
Advanced Dynamics of Discreet and Continuum Systems

Key Points

  • The graduates will have an opportunity to work in research institutes, centers and laboratories. They will be able to find employment at R&D and engineering departments of oil and gas, car-making, power and engineering, or aerospace industries among others.
  • The balanced combination of the theoretical courses in mechanics and mathematics with the practical exercises, workshops and IT training sessions, simulations and distributed computing.
  • Unique opportunities for international academic mobility: a semester abroad at one of SPbPU partner universities.
  • An unrivalled opportunity for Russian and international students to participate together in SPbPU academic and extracurricular activities.
Advanced Dynamics of Discreet and Continuum Systems

Program Partners

Additional Benefits

Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - St. Petersburg - will reward you with unforgettable experience!

Contact details

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