EU-funded collaborative space weather project AFFECTS with a focus on forecasting the state of the ionosphere over Europe and addressing the needs of European GNSS users has successfully implemented in SRI during 2011–2014 years.
The results of scientific and organizational activities of the Institute in 2014 were summarized at Scientific Council of the Institute.
Institute employs 95 staff among them: (83 people – key staff), 1 academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 1 member-correspondent of NAS of Ukraine, 10 Doctors of sciences, 24 PhD.
Major scientific and organizational activities:
- the 14th Ukrainian Conference on Space Research, Fourth International Conference «GEO-UA 2014", XXI International Conference on Automatic Control "Automatics-2014" were held;
- the specialized Scientific Council 26.205.01 with the right to review and approve the degree of doctor (candidate) of technical, physical and mathematical sciences on specialty 05.07.12 "Remote Aerospace Research" was established.
Main scientific results:
- 4 monographs and 45 articles in the national and international editions published; 22 articles posted in the professional scientific journals included international databases;
- 27 research completed, including 7 projects of NAS of Ukraine on scientific space research, 2 State Space Agency of Ukraine contracts, 1 Youth Grant of NAS of Ukraine, 3 projects of the Seventh Framework Program of the European Union and other competitive projects. Significant fundamental and applied results were achieved.
Space Research Institute NASU-SSAU successfully participated in event of science popularization called "Science Days". This event took place on 9 November (Sunday) at the Institute of Physiology named Bohomolets. The Space Research Institute was presented tent "Star Sky" and 3D-application "Space Shuttle".
Statement of participants the 14th Ukrainian Conference on Space Research, Uzhgorod, September 12, 2014
14th Ukrainian Conference on Space Research organized by Space Research Institute of NASU-SSAU and the Institute for Electron Physics NASU was held in Uzhgorod during September 8-12, 2014. The conference was attended by 150 experts from leading scientific centers of Ukraine (SRI NASU-SSAU, LC SRI, Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Main Astronomical Observatory, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Lviv Polytechnic National University, etc.) as well as representatives from Belorussia, Poland and Slovakia. The Conference was supported by the State Space Agency of Ukraine, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and sponsored by Ukrainian Science and Technology Centre (STCU) and the ELMIZ Enterprise.
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