On 13-14th of May, the welding team from Peter the Great Polytechnic University visited LUT University to conduct a working meeting and discuss the project joint activities. The welding team delegation included Prof. Sergey Parshin, Prof. Victor Karkhin and Doctoral student Alexey Maystro.
The visit went included a scientific discussion, project meeting and research activities. Visitors were happy and told that the visit went in a hard-working and productive manner, several important aspects of the project implementation was discussed, such as preparation for the upcoming events:
Welding Metallurgy and Consumables for High-strength Steel Structures for the Arctic, Annual seminar in memory of Petrov, Petrov's Readings 2019, which will be held on 17-18th of June in St. Petersburg;
International Conference on Design and Manufacturing of Arctic Structures (DMAS-2019), which will be held on 2nd of October in LUT University, Lappeenranta.
And several other issues:
Discussion on research and planning scientific publications, project scientists, Dr. Eric Mvola and Junior researcher Sakari Penttilä made presentations on the current activities
Scientific discussion on problems of steel welding for Arctic structures
Discussion on future students and researchers visits/exchanges
Sharing ideas on the EFREA project social media coverage
From left to right: Paul Kah, Sergey Parshin, Pavel Layus, Antti Kähkönen, Esa Hiltunen, Alexey Maystro and Victor Karkhin.