The conference will be held in the National Technical University “Kharkov Polytechnic Institute” (NTU “KhPI”), Kharkov, Ukraine.

Kharkov is the modern second-largest city in Ukraine with the population of about 1.5 million. The city was founded in 1654.

Today, Kharkiv operates as a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial centre of Ukraine, with 60 scientific institutes, 30 establishments of higher education, 6 museums, 7 theatres and 80 libraries. 


Kharkiv is proud of its science-consuming industry. It specialises primarily in machinery electronics and also has a big IT cluster. The city is proud that a number of outstanding scientists lived and worked here. Several Nobel Prize laureates are associated with the city: Vladimir Drinfeld (mathematics); Simon Kuznets (economics); Lev Landau (physics); Ilya Mechnikov (medicine). The other well-known Kharkiv scientists are Ahiezer, Barabashov, Gurevich, Lifshitz, Lozino-Lozinskiy, Lyapunov, Philipov, Proskura, Rvachov and others.

 The conference sessions will be held in National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” (NTU “KhPI”). NTU KhPI is one of the largest and oldest technical universities of Ukraine. In 2015 NTU “KhPI” celebrated its 130-th anniversary. Today, NTU “KhPI” consists of 24 main faculties, providing training for engineers in 40 different bachelors’ and over 100 masters’ programs.