From October 11 to October 21, 2023, Prof. Vladislav Blatov was on a business trip to the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU, Xi'an, China) with the aim of organizing joint scientific research and academic exchange between Samara State Polytechnic University (SSPU) and NWPU.
During the visit, an agreement was reached to extend the contract of Professor V. Blatov at NWPU as a visiting professor at the School of Materials Science and Engineering of NWPU and conducting joint scientific research with the groups of Prof. Wang Junjie and Prof. Niu Haiyang.
Prof. Vladislav Blatov spoke at a scientific seminar of the School of Materials Science and Engineering with a report “Topological Methods and Tools for the Analysis of Big Data on Crystal Structures” and conducted scientific consultations for undergraduates of the Northwestern Polytechnical University. In the near future, business trips of students and young employees of NWPU to SSPU are planned to conduct joint research in the field of modeling new materials.
The visit took place with the participation of Prof. Eugeny Alexandrov, Head of the Department of SamSMU, with whom joint work on the creation of functional porous materials based on metal-organic framework compounds is planned.