August 2022

Moscow Poly Marussia GT Sport Car Gets Ready for 3rd Stage at Russian Endurance Race

Marussia GT sport car by Moscow Poly and IY Engineering placed third in GT PRO category during the 4-hour VTB REC IGORA DIVE 4h that took place in the beginning of August at the Igora Drive racing track in St.Petersburg. According to Moscow Poly engineers, the participation allowed the team to collent new data that will serve the ground for further modifications. Nowthe University students and engineers are to prepare the car for the next Russian Endurance Challenge (REC) stage that will take place in the beginning of September.

“In the course of the Igora Drive, students who worked with Marussia GT had an opportunity to watch the Moscow Poly AES specialists work. They provided technical assistance to the G-Drive Racing partnering team. Students also has a chance to work with the legendary winner of the ‘24 hours of Le Mans” Roman Rusinov, and GP3 series champion, “Formula 1” racer Daniil Kvyat. The crew won VTB REC IGORA DRIVE 4h”, - noted the racers. 

At the race, Moscow Poly was represented by the team of 10 people. Those were the University employees and students, as well as the chief constructor of Marussia Igor Ermilin. Behind the steering wheel of the car were pilots Vitaly Larionov and Michael Belov.

"3rd place at GT PRO is a great resul. Especially if you can in mind that it is the second time that the car participated in a race. We want to improve the result so, we keep modifying the options and testing new solutions. After every race more and more details and units get modified and enhanced. The two upcoming races we", - said the team representatives.

In 2022, Engineering Marussia GT sportcar by Moscow Poly and IY Engineering has also taken the 3rd place in the Russian Endurance Challenge endurance race in GT PRO nomination. Professional pilot Vitaly Larionov has managed to go 83 laps for all this time.

For reference: Marussia weights 1180kgs with the installed it Audi R8 power unit of 430 horsepower. There is 6 speed automatic gearbox, as well as the fire extinguishing system and ABS. The maximum speed that the car may reach 250kg/h.

Initially, in 2010, the Marussia GT project was intended to participate in FIA GT and adjust the car to public roads. In 2020, within the framework of a shared project between Moscow Poly and IY Engineering the car was modified in the lab for sport car design. In the course of one year, the engineers managed to improve the car, and in the beginning of the season 2021 it was brought to the Moscow Raceway track for first trials.

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22 September 2022
Moscow Poly Starts Cooperation with BFU in Engineering and HighTech

Heads of Moscow Poly and Baltic Federal University (BFU) n.a. Immanuel Kant have signed the agreement on cooperation between the Universities. The documents was signed by the president Vladimir Miklushevskii and rector Alexander Fyodorov. The signing procedure took place during the business visit of Moscow Poly representatives to Kaliningrad.


The Parties have agreed to develop cooperation in higher education in engineering and high technologies. Among joint areas are implementation of scientific and educational projects and events, developing student and teacher academic mobility, as well as realization of network educational programs.

During the visit, Moscow Poly delegation was introduced to elaborations made by the “Fabrika” center for multiple-access operations. This business accelerator under Moscow Poly unites scientific-research labs specializing in various field areas. It focuses on elaborations in physics, material science, biomedicine and others.


According to the vice president for research and elaborations Anton Nalivaiko, the synergy of production premises and competencies acquired at Moscow Poly and BFT may contribute to solving complex practical tasks that the country is facing today, including the university key partner – “Avtotor Holding” large vehicle manufacturer located in Kaliningrad.

“We hope for a long and lasting cooperation with BFU both in educational and research spheres”, - noted Anton Nalivaiko.

As a reminder, the Cooperation Agreement was signed with the administration of the Kiliningrad region.

Together with “Avtotor Holding”, Moscow Poly is implementing an “Available Car” strategic project under the “Priority 2030” federal program.

16 September 2022
Moscow Poly Students Started Work On Over 150 Projects

Moscow Poly students have started their studies in one of the main disciplines taught at the University – ‘Project Activity’. The discipline will be present during all 4 years of their bachelor and specialist studies. Overall, there are more than 150 diverse projects in technical and engineering sphere, science, creative industries and other frames of reference.

Thus, how did the first classes go:

The “Photopolymer 3D Printer” team project took part in “Application Guide” exhibition (Moscow Poly booth). With the help of a 3D printer, students demonstrated the enrollees an example of a successfully implemented project.

3D Printer

The “Composite Adsorbents” project team has started preparations for holding experiments. Students explored the work with refractometer. The plans for the nearest future are to carry out tests using new sorbent.


The “Autonomous Transportation Systems. Robotics” project team has wired up and started the system via photo and tested the system operation correctness.

Autonomous Transportation Systems

The “Comi-Tech” project team studied examples of Russian and International comics.


The “New Library” team members and supervisors have held a meetup in the course of the “2nd Reading Assembly of the Commonwealth”. The responsibilities were divided within the team, the goals and deadlines were clearly set. The students have practically evaluated the volume of work and developed the strategy for project promotion. One of the novelties became the organization within “Asterix” cinema club – the name is still being considered.


The “WorldSkills” team formed of students majoring in ‘Flying Robotics’ has discussed the existing technical solutions in cargo discharge from unmanned aviation systems and set identified the main ideas for developing technical offers.


The “DURECELL. Bettery Recycling” team has held a working meeting with the client`s project representative, head of the “Duracell. Battery Recycling” enterprise federal structure Alexander Pestereev.


According to the Center for Project Activity employees, the guys develop and turn their ideas into reality themselves or under assistance from the industrial partners of the University – so far, there are over 350 of them. If a student has some idea that`s going to pass the expertise assessment  it will be launched in the course of a discipline.


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