The rector’s biography
Sergey Dmitriev was born on the 19th of June in 1957 in Gorky in the family of officials. In 1974 he finished school №68 in Gorky and entered the Gorky Polytechnic Institute.
After graduating with honors from the Faculty of Physics and Technology, specialty "Nuclear power plants" in 1980 he worked in the Gorky Polytechnic Institute (now Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University) as an assistant, a senior lecturer, an associate professor and a professor of the department "Nuclear power plants".
After graduating from the post-graduate studies in 1986 he passed Ph.D. defense. In 1996 he graduated from the doctoral studies and defensed the doctoral thesis. In 1988 he was awarded the academic status of associate professor, in 1999 - the academic status of professor.
During his work in the University Dmitriev S.M. was actively engaged in public work: he was a member of All-Union Leninist Young Communist League of the institute, an assistant secretary of party organization of the Faculty of Physics and Technology, an assistant to the dean from 1982 to 1990.
In 2003 he was elected as the head of the department "Nuclear power, thermal power plants and medical engineering"; in 2005 he became a vice-rector for educational and methodical work of NNSTU. In 2008 he was appointed as a vice-rector for development of innovative educational activities and a director of the Institute of Nuclear Energy and Technical Physics of NNSTU. In January 2011 Sergey Dmitriev was confirmed to a post of the rector of NNSTU n. a. R.E. Alekseev.
Dmitriev S.M. has extensive experience in management and organizational work. Under his leadership as the vice-rector for educational and methodical work in 2006 Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University has successfully passed a comprehensive inspection of Federal Education and Science Supervision Service.
Institute of Nuclear Energy and Technical Physics was created in 2008 at the initiative of S.M. Dmitriev on the basis of the Faculty of Physics and Technology of Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University. It gave a powerful boost to the development of the university collaboration with industrial and research organizations of the region and the country, improving the quality of training. Under his leadership and with direct participation, departments of NNSTU were opened in the Research Institute of Radio Physics, in Nizhny Novgorod engineering company " Atomenergoprojekt ", and basic departments of NNSTU were opened in Federal State Unitary Enterprise Federal Research and Production Center of Research Institute n. a. Y.E. Sedakov, Open Joint Stock Company "Experimental Design Bureau of Machine Building n. a. Afrikantov ". At present an information center for nuclear energy works in the NNSTU.
Dmitriev S.M. actively develops international contacts of NNSTU. In 2005 a cooperation agreement with Nuclear Power Institute of China (NPIC) for training and research was signed at his initiative. Since 2000 he has taught the lecture course in NPIC, he is the scientific tutor of post-graduate students of the Institute, the author of over 200 scientific and methodical manuscripts, including monographs, invention certificates and patents. Dmitriev S.M. has prepared 12 PhDs. The results of his researches implemented in the development of leading enterprises: the State Corporation "Rosatom", Open Joint Stock Company " Experimental Design Bureau of Machine Building n. a. Afrikantov ", Open Joint Stock Company "Concern Rosenergoatom ", Fuel Corporation " Nuclear Fuel Element ", Nizhny Novgorod engineering company " Atomenergoprojekt ", St. Petersburg Institute " Atomenergoprojekt"; in nuclear power plants in Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic , Bulgaria, India and China. The large series of scientific studies for the total amount more than 120 million rubles were made from 2002 to 2010 under academic supervision of Dmitriev .
The holistic character of the researches and work, conducted under the guidance of Dmitriev, allowed to draw for their implementation, many departments and divisions of the university: information, electronic, machine-building, organizational and administrative, economic specialties.
NNSTU won the Grant of the Russian Federation to support the scientific researches carried out under the supervision of leading scientists of Federal State Educational Institutions of Higher Professional Education in the amount of 150 million rubles due to one of the initiators and organizers - Dmitriev S. M.
Dmitriev has awards:
Gratitude of the Governor of Nizhny Novgorod region;
Award pin “Honorary Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”;
Governmental medal "300 years of Russian Fleet";
Silver and gold medals of the "Rosenergoatom" Concern "For the safety of nuclear power plants ";
Order of the "Akademik Kurchatov" of the IV degree
Medal "Veteran of Nuclear Energy and Industry";
Order of public recognition "Order of Yaroslav the Wise";
Public non-governmental medal "Century of Russian submarine forces
Badge of honor "100 years of Russian submarine fleet», and so on.
Sergey Dmitriev is the chairman of Nizhny Novgorod Branch of the Russian Nuclear Society, the honorary worker of higher professional education, the veteran of nuclear power and industry.
Dmitriev has a military rank - captain of the 1st rank