Rector National Research Nuclear University MEPhl, Russian Federation
In 1998 Mikhail Strikhanov was appointed the Head of R&D Department in the Ministry of Education and Science. In 2003-2004 he served as Deputy Minister of Education of the Russian Federation. In 2004-2007 he was Deputy Director of Department for Governmental S&T innovative policy of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. In 2007 Mikhail Strikhanov was elected for the position of the Rector of MEPhI. He was reelected in 2010 and 2014 (as recommended by MEPhI supervisory board). Under his governance in 2007 MEPhI became one of the winners of the contest among universities applying innovative educational programs organized by Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. In 2008 MEPhI was transformed into National Research Nuclear University (NRNU MEPhI). In 2013 MEPhI was selected as one of 15 winners for participation in Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100. Chairman of the Advisory Council oh Higher and Postgraduate Education of the Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation; Vice Chairman of the Council on Awards of the Government of the Russian Federation in the Sphere of Education; Member of the Scientific Council of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.