November 30, 2017

MPI Dissertation Council meeting

The Dissertation Council D003.025.01, now consisting of 26 members, was established at MPI in 1984 and authorized by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science's Higher Attestation Committee to award degrees in geography, geology & mineralogy, and engineering (qualification standard 25.00.08 – engineering geology, geocryology and geotechnical engineering). The Council held its meeting on November 28-29, 2017 for a public defense of two dissertations. Igor Syromyatnikov and Nikolay Torgovkin from MPI successfully defended their Kandidat Nauk (PhD) dissertations titled respectively "Structure and Temperature of Permafrost Foundations in Urban Landscapes" and "Geochemical Features of Human Modified Soils in Permafrost Regions", both focusing on the city of Yakutsk.

Syrom Diss Defense

Torg Diss Def2

Torg Diss Defense