Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI)

Kashirskoe shosse, 31
115409 Moscow
fax : +7-095-3248520
phone: +7-095-3243384

http://www.mephi.ru

   MEPhI is one of the major scientific centres of Russia. The institute carries out fundamental research on: nuclear and elementary particle physics and condensed matter.

   Founded in 1942 by Igor Kurchatov (the father of sovietic atomic bomb) as institute of applied mechanics to the war industry, the institute has created the technical, scientific and managerial structures for the big nuclear projects of USSR; the institute was reformed many times until the actual form.
   

Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute (MEPhI)

     Now, as the correspondent Institues of USA, as the Lawrence Radiation Lab, the MEPhI is converting his researches towards new sectors. In this process the MEPhI in collaboration with ICRA Network, will expand his researches in Astrophysics.MEPhI has qualified hundreds of scientist and techinicians. Among their students are Nobel Prizes, members of Russian Academy of Sciences and winners of others national and international awares. Professors and students of MEPhI have contributed fundementally in many fields of theoretical and sperimental physics, of mathematics, cybernetics, and informatic.
    Now at MephI are signed more than 6000 students.
    His mission is to achieve the integration of teaching, research and service to the society.