What Russia needs engineers

As in crisis and budgetary constraints, to develop a network of higher education institutions of the country? What is the development strategy to choose? What place higher education as a system of reproduction of human capital can take in overcoming the crisis? These issues are now acute for the organizers of the higher education system and to the whole Russian society, as Graduate School - one of the most important points and areas of competence, which may lead the country to the forefront in the field of science, technology and competitive products. On what projects of engineering education are discussed in the educational environment, says the rector of the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Peter the Great, corresponding member of Russian Academy of Sciences, member of the Presidium of the Presidential Council on Science and Education, member of the Presidium of the Presidential Council for economic modernization and innovative development of Russia Andrey Rudskoy