Nobel Prize winner ready to meet Skoltech students for training in UK

Nobel Prize winner ready to meet Skoltech students for training in UKAndre Geim, an ethnic Russian and the 2010 Nobel Prize winner, is expected to open his Manchester-based lab in the UK for young Skolkovo scientists to come and have on-the-job training there

Andre Geim, an ethnic Russian and the 2010 Nobel Prize winner, is expected to open his Manchester-based lab in the UK for the students of Skolkovo?s Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) to come and have on-the-job training there, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported, citing a statement by Skolkovo Foundation president Viktor Vekselberg. According to Mr. Vekselberg, the Foundation ?just recently had an understanding? with the world-famous scientist on the matter. In 2010, Mr. Geim and his Russian colleague, Konstantin Novoselov, were pronounced the Nobel Prize laureates in physics for their study of the properties of graphene, an advanced material with numerous applications in electronics and other areas. Skoltech is one of the Skolkovo innovation hub?s key components. It is being put together as Russia?s first university to combine training in engineering and entrepreneurship...