Универ - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Russian

Status: Ended

Runtime: 24 minutes

Premier: 2008-08-25

Универ - Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University - Netflix

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, abbreviated as SPbPU; also, formerly “Saint Petersburg State Technical University”, abbreviated as SPbSTU) is a major Russian technical university situated in Saint Petersburg. Other former names included Peter the Great Polytechnic Institute (Политехнический институт императора Петра Великого) and Kalinin Polytechnic Institute (Ленинградский политехнический институт имени Калинина). The university is considered to be one of the top research facilities in Russian Federation and CIS member states and is a leading educational facility in the field of applied physics and mathematics, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering and many other academic disciplines. On a national scale, SPbPU in Russian Federation is somewhat akin to Caltech in the United States (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology is normally referred to as “The Russian MIT”). In 2012, SPbPU was ranked among the top 400 in the World. It houses one of the country's most advanced research labs in hydro–aerodynamics. University's alumni include famous Nobel Prize winners, such as Pyotr Kapitsa, prominent nuclear physicists and atomic weapon designers such as (Yulii Khariton, Nikolay Dukhov), world-class aircraft designers and aerospace engineers, such as (Yulii Khariton, Oleg Antonov, Nikolai Polikarpov and Georgy Beriev). The university offers academic programs to Bachelor, Master's and Doctorate degree levels. SPbSPU consists of structural units called Institutes divided into three categories: Engineering Institutes Physical Institutes Economics and Humanities Institutes

Универ - Alumni and faculty - Netflix

In total the University prepared more than 150,000 engineers. Among its alumni and faculty are: Nobel Prize winners Pyotr Kapitsa, Nikolay Semyonov, and Zhores Alferov The former president of the Russian Academy of Sciences Anatoly Alexandrov Academicians Igor Kurchatov, Georgy Flyorov and Abram Ioffe Nuclear weapon designers Yulii Khariton and Nikolay Dukhov Aircraft designers Yulii Khariton and Oleg Antonov, Nikolai Polikarpov and Georgy Beriev The designer of the T-34 tank, Mikhail Koshkin Chess grandmaster David Bronstein Writer Daniil Granin Writer Yevgeny Zamyatin Navy Admiral Aksel Berg US journalist Matt Taibbi Grigory Spiridonovich Petrov, lecturer of theology in 1902–04 Former Turkmenistan president Saparmurat Niyazov

Универ - References - Netflix