Rector of Ulyanovsk State University
Boris M. Kostishko
- Rector, Ulyanovsk State University
- Head, Department of Physical Methods in Applied Research, Faculty of High Technology Physics and Engineering
- Doctor of Physics and Mathematics,
Rector Kostishko was born on December 9, 1965 in Kemlya, Ichalkovsky region, Mordovian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. A graduate of Lomonosov Moscow State University, who inherited the traditions of its scientific school, he went from being a teaching instructor to a department head and institute director. Starting his career in 1992 at the affiliate of Lomonosov Moscow State University in Ulyanovsk, he actively contributed to the formation of the young university and to the creation and development of its educational and scientific laboratories and schools.
Rector Kostishko is a unique specialist in high-vacuum technology, auger electron spectroscopy and semiconductor technology. Under his guidance, the Department of Physical Methods in Applied Research is closely collaborating with scientists of the Physics Department at Moscow, Yaroslavl and Samara State Universities. He proved himself to be a highly competent specialist and talented scholar in the field of fundamental science research, whose papers are widely cited in the global scientific community. He has headed numerous projects sponsored by the Russian Foundation of Fundamental Research, the Universities of Russia program, the Ministry of Education and Science, the American Physical Society. Rector Kostishko has over 200 research papers and instructional materials published, including a monograph and a manual approved for instruction at the national level.
From 2003 till 2006, prof. Kostishko headed the Institute of Mathematics, Physics and IT, which formed part of Ulyanovsk State University, supervised collaborative training and retraining programs, joint research projects with leading Russian universities (Lomonosov Moscow State University, National Research Nuclear University, Moscow Automechanical Institute, Moscow State Industrial University, Yaroslavl Demidov State University, Samara State University etc.). With his active participation, a Multiple Access Center of scientific equipment was established, which is constantly being renewed and expanded. Also, he initiated the establishment of new academic programs preparing for high demand careers.
Rector Kostishko actively contributes to the organization and construction of the Corporate Institute of High Technologies in Automobile and Aircraft Manufacturing, implementation of programs related to construction, high technology, social work and modern teaching resources. He has an active life position, enjoys enormous respect of the USU community members, business and political leaders.
He is married, has two children.
Address: 42, Leo Tolstoy Street, office 40
Ulyanovsk, 432017, Russia
Tel: (8422) 41-07-68
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