Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin visited the academic and research center of KSUAE "Osnovy/Base": "Well done, very impressed!"
On March 1, 2023, KSUAE was visited by the Mayor of Kazan I.R. Metshin. Ilsur Metshin, accompanied by the Rector of KSUAE R.K. Nizamov got acquainted with the new academic and research center of KSUAE "Osnovy/Base", which includes two scientific and educational sections - "Geotechnics" and "Construction".
In the section "Geotechnics" the assistant of the Department of foundations, bases, dynamics of structures and engineering geology demonstrated a hall for testing models of bases and foundations, as well as a laboratory for preparation and soil mechanics. The center is equipped with modern instruments and equipment. This allows solving scientific, innovative and applied problems related to the reliable operation of foundation structures in difficult geotechnical conditions.
In the section "Construction" the Head of the Department of technologies of building production showed the guests the laboratories for studying modern systems of heat, hydro and sound insulation, systems of facade structures, formwork systems, concreting technologies, digital technologies are being effectively introduced in construction, there is a training model of a construction site, etc. Students of KSUAE told the Mayor of Kazan about their innovative scientific developments, participation in programs for the improvement of yard areas, in international architectural competitions. So, they presented a project related to the introduction of additive technologies in construction, an innovative technology for constructing underground spaces under buildings.
At the end of the meeting, Mayor of Kazan I.R. Metshin said: “Well done, very impressed! Over the years we have seen a very serious growth. Of course, I am glad that you continue the best traditions of our Kazan architectural school, but you don’t stand still, you show so many victories, after all, competition is always useful: to see how we are against the background of the same universities in the country, and against the background of such or young, creative novice architects". Mayor of Kazan I.R. Metshin thanked the Rector R.K. Nizamov for the creation of innovative platforms for the development of architecture and construction education and science, the opportunity to teach students the latest technologies using modern laboratory equipment, in new creative spaces of the university.
The News is submitted by International Relations Dept of the University.