"Mitsubishi Electric: science and education"

On March 25, 2016 place The first practical conference "Mitsubishi Electric: science and education" took place at St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI".

29.03.2016

On March 25, 2016 place The first practical conference "Mitsubishi Electric: science and education" took place at St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University "LETI".

Purpose of the conference was establishing interaction of Mitsubishi Electric with higher educational institutions in the territory of Russia and CIS countries and interuniversity cooperation.

  • Work was held in 4 sections:
  • Techniques and programs of training.
  • Interaction with the industrial enterprises, participation in "Mitsubishis Electric" projects.
  • Interuniversity interaction within the program.
  • Engineering centers, interaction in research and development. 

Representatives of 22 higher education institutions of Russia equipped with educational stands with the equipment for industrial automation of Mitsubishi Electric took part in the event.

Participants not only submitted reports on organization of educational process in Mitsubishi Electric laboratories, but also did offers on further development of cooperation. At the conference questions of creation of interactive programs and new techniques of training, holding joint seminars and conferences, associations of practices of higher education institutions and Mitsubishi Electric company, aspects of effective interaction, carrying out of advanced training courses and creation of the specialized engineering centers on the basis of higher education institutions were discussed. 

In addition, active disputation was caused by discussion of creative competition for students and graduate students "Mitsubishi Electric Cup" on development of the best applied decision on the basis of equipment of industrial automation Mitsubishi Electric. It was decided that for the first time the competition will take place this year. It starts in May.

Also conferees had tour to scientific and educational laboratory of systems and automation equipment of dynamic objects of Mitsubishi Electric "LETI" opened in October 28, 2015 at Department of Automation and Control.

At the conference the decision on opening of educational portal on the website Mitsubishi Electric was made. Also within the section "Interuniversity Interaction within the Program" the question of creation of electronic interuniversity periodical was discussed.

There is a consortium of higher education institutions of Russia and CIS countries around Mitsubishi Electric company today. It is planned that the role of coordination center will be played by LETI.