Science Research and Innovation


Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering is one of the largest high schools  in the country which along with educational activity carries out scientific, scientific and technical and innovative researches and workings out. The university is a leading centre of science on research of fundamental and applied problems of architecture, city and road building, motor transport, ecology, heat - and water supply, economy, organization, management and other directions of a modern science. Rich historical traditions, highly skilled experts, modern material base allow SPSUACE to carry out scientific and innovative activity at high professional level.

Research activity in SPSUACE is directed on obtaining new knowledge in the basic scientifically-educational directions and their use for preparation of the qualified specialists and top-skilled scientific and pedagogical staff, conservation and development of leading scientific and pedagogical collectives, attracting and involving young people  in  education sphere and sciences, creation of high technologies and competitive scientific and technical products.

The strategy for developing research activity at the university is defined by the University Academic Council.

Research activity of the university is carried out in 9 scientific fields:

- Problems of building, reconstruction and restoration of buildings and installations

- Architecture problems in building and reconstruction of town-planning and cultural monuments

- Construction and open geotechnology

- Problems of the organization, control and economy of construction of buildings and installations

- Problems of a transport infrastructure in the conditions of evolution of historical cities

- Ecology and impact of economic activities on the state of environment

- The theory and technique of the vocational training and education on different educational fields and levels

- Research of differential geometry problems, statistics and mathematical physics by means of the differential equations and systems

- Legal regulating of conducting  legal expertise and providing  national, economic and information security

Research activity of the university includes:

1. Fulfilment of fundamental and applied scientific researches and experimental works on:

- the state order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and orders of other ministries and departments;
-  Russian Federal Property Fund grants, Russian Humanitarian Science Foundation (RHSF), Russian Science Foundation (RSF);
- federal purpose-oriented programs;
- grants of the Government of St.-Petersburg for students, post-graduate students and young scientists;
- research scientific work, financed at the expense of  off-budget means of SPSUACE, including one for students and young scientists;
- economic contracts with the organizations and the enterprises.

2. The organization and conducting scientific congresses, conferences, symposiums, seminars,  exhibitions, etc.

3. Training top-skilled scientific and pedagogical staff

4. Publication of the scientific and technical journal Bulletin of Civil Engineers (Editor-in-Chief Prof. Evgeny I. Rybnov),
the peer-reviewed scientific journal Architecture and Engineering  (Editor-in-Chief  Prof. George C. Manos), the scientific and technical journal Water and Ecology: Problems and Solutions (Editor-in-Chief Prof. Tamara A. Datsyuk)
monographies, collections of research papers, and conference proceedings, etc.

Research findings of the university have been applied to the industry sector in large governmental and commercial  organizations and  enterprises of the area.

Results of scientific research are applied at the organization of educational process: there are introduced new and modernized existing special disciplines, new curricula and master’s programs are developed; in preparation and conducting classes on advanced training of construction engineers.
The gained scientific results are used in the further scientific works on the state orders of Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, Russian Federal Property Fund projects, Russian Humanitarian Science Foundation (RHSF), Russian Science Foundation (RSF); research scientific work, financed by the university.

Faculties

  • Faculty of environmental engineering and municipal services
    Faculty of environmental engineering and municipal services
  • Faculty of automobile and road-building
    Faculty of automobile and road-building
  • Faculty of economics and management
    Faculty of economics and management
  • Faculty of architecture
    Faculty of architecture
  • Faculty of civil engineering
    Faculty of civil engineering
  • Faculty of forensic investigation and law in construction and transport
    Faculty of forensic investigation and law in construction and transport
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