The National University of Uzbekistan named after Mirzo Ulugbek is the first and leading higher education institution not only in Uzbekistan, but also in Central Asia: 15 faculties, 80 chairs, 16 joint education programs, The number of graduates is 200,000+

Professors and specialists of Finland’s Oulu University and VTT Technical Research Center visited NUU

The main purpose of the visit is to establish cooperation with NUU within the framework of the project financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. The project aims to model climate, water, energy and food scenarios in arid regions.

It is also planned to directly observe local river basins and establish contacts with local partners during the visit.

At this meeting, TU-NEXUS was introduced to the scientific activities of the National University of Uzbekistan on the effective use of water resources for agricultural purposes, water supply to crops, introduction of water-saving technologies in irrigation, as well as the study of cooperation and networking opportunities. a seminar was organized for professors and teachers of the faculty, young researchers and undergraduate and graduate students about their projects and the university.

The research team consists of the following researchers:

  • Professor Björn Klove, University of Oulu
  • Associate Professor Ali Torabi Hagigi, University of Oulu
  • Jean-Nicolas Louis, head of the VTT research group
  • Juha Kiviloma, chief scientist of VTT
  • Nellie Putkonen, researcher at VTT
  • Rinat Abdurafikov, senior researcher of VTT
  • Daniyor Urishov, research scientist of VTT