Visit of the Rector of Tomsk State University at l’X
After the signature of an agreement for a double degree program between Tomsk State University (TSU) and l’X in June 2017, Eduard Galazhinskiy , Rector of TSU, came to l’X on January 18th, 2018.
Frank Pacard, Provost, and Rachel Maguer, Vice-President for Marketing and International Relations, welcomed a delegation from TSU led by Rector Eduard Galazhinskiy. This visit aimed at strengthening the cooperation between l’X and TSU.
The delegation met with several researchers from the Laboratory of Physics of Interfaces and Thin Films (LPICM) and the X-Ray Diffraction Platform. During a visit of the Laboratory for Dynamic Meteorology (LMD), the delegation discovered the SIRTA Observatory: the TSU representatives were particularly interested in the polar research activities, since they have similar activities in their Siberian laboratories.
TSU was also interested in École Polytechnique’s Bachelor program, as part of a benchmark to renew their undergraduate offer. Therefore, they exchanged with the Dean of the Bachelor program, showing that l’X is a world reference for its quality of education.
Eduard Galazhinskiy gave an interview for l'X on Air program, he shared his vision on the future collaboration between two institutions and talked about the role of the university in the modern world.