Siberian State Industrial University
|Сибирский государственный индустриальный университет|
|1,051 lecturers and teachers|
Siberian State Industrial University (Russian: Сибирский государственный индустриальный университет, abbreviated СибГИУ) is the oldest university in Novokuznetsk, Russia. It was established on June 23, 1930 to train professional personnel for the construction of the Kuznetsk Metallurgical Combine (Novokuznetsk Iron and Steel Plant). Prior to raising the status in 1994, it was named the Siberian Metallurgic Institute (SMI), then it was renamed the Siberian State Mining-Metallurgic Academy (SibGGMA). In 1998, the status of the university had risen to the level of the Technical University and it received the title of Siberian State Industrial University (SibSIU). The university is located in the central district of Novokuznetsk.
Siberian State Industrial University has about 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and a faculty of about 1200, including 326 professors and 350 associate professors. 
Vladimir Lisin - a Russian steel tycoon, graduated with MSc in Metal Engineering in 1979. Igor S. Kozhukhovsky graduated with MSc in Metallurgical Industrial Engineering and Mining Electrical Engineering. 
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- Siberian State Industrial University. "Official Website". sibsiu.ru. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- Forbes. "Vladimir Lisin Biodata". forbes.com. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
- Forbes. "Igor S. Kozhukhovsky Biodata". forbes.com. Retrieved April 8, 2012.
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