PhD Day
December 7
@ Skoltech Campus Main Hall & Online
12:00 (Moscow)
Skoltech is proud to announce that the number of our graduates holding the Skoltech PhD degree is about to reach 100. So we want to celebrate that jubilee occasion with people who made these 100 defenses and our current PhD students who will make up the next 100 defenses.
Why to attend?
Meet your classmates and alumni of other cohorts
Get updates on existing links in Skoltech community and create the new ones
Celebrate 100 PhD defenses with us
Learn from PhD alumni if you're a student
11:45 –12:00
Welcome coffee
12:00 –12:10
Address from Skoltech leadership
Keith Stevenson, Provost
Clement Fortin, Dean of Education
12:10 – 12:20
Greetings from Skoltech PhD #99 and #100
Start of the next countdown of defenses with talks from Skoltech PhD # 101 and PhD # 102
#99 Roman Kapaev
#100 Song Guo
#101 Daria Sergeeva
#102 Nikita Stroev
12:30 – 14:00
Panel discussion with Skoltech Alumni and Q&A session
  • Career paths available for Skoltech PhD degree holders
  • Opportunities given during PhD studies at Skoltech for further professional growth and development
  • Do's and Don'ts while searching for a postdoc position
  • Industry representatives talk about Skoltech PhD graduates they employed

Andrey Churkin (Skoltech PhD 2020)
Research associate, The University of Manchester, UK

Evgeny Tsykunov (Skoltech PhD 2020)
AI Research Engineer/Scientist at Intel Corporation, Russia

Evgeniia Gilshtein (Skoltech PhD 2018)
Researcher at EMPA, Switzerland

Anastasia Ivanova (Skoltech and Curtin University PhD 2020)
Researcher at Skoltech, Russia

Anton Baranikov (Skoltech PhD 2019)
Optical technologies specialist at A*STAR – Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore

Anja Tekic (Skoltech PhD 2019)
Assistant professor at HSE, Russia
Networking lunch
PhD Defense of Daria Sergeeva
Room B4-3005
PhD Defense of Nikita Stroev
Room E-R2-2026
phone: +7 (495) 280-1481
address: 30с1 Bolshoi boulevard, Skolkovo, 121205, Russian Federation