Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov presented Gubkin University faculty members with the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation
On 9 December 2020, Gubkin University was awarded the gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation for achievements in science and education as well as in training highly qualified specialists. The official ceremony was held at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.
Following the order of the President of the Russian Federation dated 20 July 2020 No.185-рп, Mr. Valery Falkov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, presented the award to Professor Viktor Martynov, Rector of Gubkin University during the ceremony.
Today, more than 12,000 students from all regions of Russia, as well as 106 countries of the world study at Gubkin University. The University actively develops international Master’s programs together with leading foreign universities. The University applies intensively innovative teaching methods and an interdisciplinary approach. For the first time in the system of higher education in Russia, the infrastructure for training in virtual reality was established on the basis of interactive full-scale simulators, computer models and systems, including the virtual field, the virtual oil and gas transportation system, the virtual oil refinery, the full-scale simulator for offshore drilling.
For the 90-year history of Gubkin University, its scientists have been awarded 14 Lenin Prizes and 11 State Prizes of the USSR, 2 Prizes of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, 14 State Prizes of the Russian Federation in science and technology, 18 Prizes of the Government of the Russian Federation, 3 Prizes of the Government of the Russian Federation in science and technology for young scientists. All these reflect the demand and recognition of Gubkin University work by both the industry and the scientific community.