On the Day of Russian Science, Marat Khusnullin and Sergei Sobyanin visited Bauman Moscow State Technical University, which by 2024 will be transformed into a new scientific campus integrated into the urban space.
Congratulating the students and the administration of the university on the holiday, Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin said that the university would become an adornment of Moscow both in terms of content and appearance.
“We are at a landmark site. Baumanka is the alma mater of outstanding inventors and scientists. And the fact that on behalf of the President of our country such active construction has begun is great. We see how, in the shortest possible time, Moscow, in the most difficult urban planning restrictions of the pandemic, launched such a large-scale and important construction,” the Deputy Prime Minister said. “I am convinced that everything will work out and soon, in the historical and newly built buildings of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, students will continue to develop the science of our country.”
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin recalled that as part of the project, in addition to the construction of about 170 thousand square meters. m of new space, provides for the restoration of ancient buildings, including cultural monuments, which will subsequently be operated by the university.
“Today is Science Day. For Moscow, this is a significant holiday, because Moscow is one of the centers of world science and education. I congratulate all inventors, scientists, innovators on this wonderful holiday. You create the present and future of our city and our country,” he said. According to the mayor, Bauman Moscow State Technical University is experiencing a rebirth and will soon become one of the largest platforms in the country for the implementation of new educational and scientific initiatives.
Speaking about the importance of the ongoing transformations, Marat Khusnullin noted that the university has become a pioneer in the implementation of such a large-scale project and the creation of similar campuses is planned in seven more cities of the country – Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Chelyabinsk, Ufa, Yekaterinburg and Kaliningrad.
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