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50 Questions from National Research University ‘Moscow Power Engineering Institute’ Students

On 14 November 2020, the fourth airplay of the talk show ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ premiered with participation of CEO of Zavod Izolyator LLC, Head of CIGRE National Study Committee D1, Professor of the National Research University ‘Moscow Power Engineering Institute’ Dr. Alexander Slavinsky as the guest star.

50 Questions from National Research University ‘Moscow Power Engineering Institute’ Students

National Research University ‘Moscow Power Engineering Institute’ (MPEI) trains the Bachelors, Masters and Specialists (Engineers) in 15 directions and 73 specialties.

MPEI is the one from the largest technical universities of Russia. It provides the specialist’s training and scientific research in the field of energetic, electrical engineering, radio electronics, computer engineering.

MPEI has the modern educational buildings, the academic and scientific laboratories, the students’ hostels, the powerful experimental facilities, a pilot-plant, an academic-research heat and power plant, an university technical park.

The ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ is a video project of the Institute of Electrical Power Engineering (IEPE), which is a part of MPEI, where students ask thematic questions to recognized industry experts. In turn, the guests of the project get acquainted with those who in the future can become the backbone of the power industry.

The filming of the program was carried out in the Izolyator classroom, which opened at MPEI in 2019.

The shooting of the ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ talk show at the Izolyator classroom at MPEI

The shooting of the ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ talk show at the Izolyator classroom at MPEI

Alexander Slavinsky shared his principles of successful work with the students, and, in an intelligible form and with illustrative examples, he revealed the role of electricity in the life of modern society, touched upon the prospects for the development of the Russian electric power industry, spoke about the history of the Izolyator plant, outlined the areas of application of the company's products in the global energy system.

Alexander Slavinsky is the guest of the next airplay of the ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ talk show

Alexander Slavinsky is the guest of the next airplay of the ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ talk show

The history of the development of the Russian electric power industry is inextricably linked with the Izolyator plant, which was founded in 1896 and became one of the basic enterprises for the implementation of the GOELRO plan in terms of the production of insulators and electrical insulating materials.

Today, the company is a world leader in the development and production of high-voltage bushings of 20 to 1200 kV voltages. For 25 years, the Izolyator plant has been headed by Alexander Slavinsky.

Fragment of the entrance group of the Izolyator classroom at MPEI

Fragment of the entrance group of the Izolyator classroom at MPEI

According to the participants of the talk show — students of the IEPE — the meeting turned out meaningful, vivid and metaphorical, which will certainly attract an interested audience to watch the program.

According to the participants of the talk show, it was a success!

According to the participants of the talk show, it was a success!

The television version of the ‘50 questions to a power engineer’ talk show with Alexander Slavinsky’s participation was posted on the MPEI Institute of Electrical Power Engineering page on YouTube video hosting.

The students and the IEPE administration would like to sincerely thank Alexander Slavinsky for participation in the project.

All participants of the ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ talk show at MPEI with the participation of Alexander Slavinsky

All participants of the ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ talk show at MPEI with the participation of Alexander Slavinsky

The title media sponsor of the video project ‘50 Questions to a power engineer’ is the Electric Power. Transmission and Distribution Magazine.