Friday, June 22, 2018

UrFU's Vladimir Pegashkin to be honored for service to Nizhny Tagil

Vladimir Pegashkin, the director of the Nizhny Tagil Institute of Technology at Ural Federal University, will be honored for his service to Nizhny Tagil in a city celebration on Aug. 11.

The decision to give Pegashkin the award was made by the Gornozavodsky administration of the capital district in the Sverdlovsk region.

Pegashkin thanked the students and staff of the university for the honor, adding that he is proud to be the director of one of the largest research centers in the city and region.

With 36 years of teaching experience, Pegashkin has worked for the Nizhny Tagil Institute of Technology since 1976. In 1980, he was trained in multi-purpose wheeled and tracked vehicles, and in 1994 he began working full-time in the specialty of mechanical engineering. He has taught more than 2,500 engineers for enterprises in the city and region.