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Tomsk Polytechnic University

TPU Past & Present

Being the oldest engineering higher school in the Asian part of Russia, Tomsk Polytechnic University has become an alma mater for generations of graduates, brilliant researchers, inspiring political and public figures, gifted teacher, and excellent engineers. Today TPU is a national research university which places special emphasis on advanced engineering education, creation of resource-efficient technologies, internationalization, and integration of research and academic activities.


Открытие Томского технологического института. 1900 г

The Opening ceremony of Tomsk Technological Institute

Первые профессора института

The first professors of the Institute


Tomsk Polytechnic University was founded in 1896 as the Tomsk Technological Institute of Emperor Nicholas II. The Siberian region was rich in minerals but it demanded infrastructure and professionals, who could cope with their extraction and processing. The idea of establishing an independent institute in Tomsk belonged to Count Sergey Yulievich Witte, Minister of Finance of the Russian Empire.

A great contribution to the institute development was also made by the brilliant chemist Dmitry Mendeleev, who was a member of the committee developing the project for the institute construction. In 1904, Dmitry Mendeleev became the first honorary member of the institute. The first technical higher educational institution in the Asian part of Russia was headed by Professor Efim Zubashev, who laid the foundation for TTI as a major Siberian academic and research center. 



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