The head of the program, Head of the Department of Agricultural Reclamation, Forestry and Land Management, Professor N.N. Dubenok, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, presented the program and spoke about its content, noting the role of land reclamation in ensuring food security of the country and the need for regular such courses.
Professor V.I. Balabanov, Head of the Department of Land Reclamation and Construction Machinery, presented the Engineering Center of Timiryazev Academy headed by him and pointed out that training and retraining programs for specialists of the real sector of economy, along with commercialization of scientific developments, was one of the main objectives of his activity. The head noted that a number of practical classes will be held directly in the laboratories of the Center.
During the week-long course, students will learn the most advanced knowledge in the field of land reclamation, hydraulic engineering, application of modern equipment in agriculture, including robotics and many others.
At the end of the program, students will take a computer-based test and receive a certificate of advanced training.