PhD students are expected to produce an original PhD thesis, publish the results of their independent research in peer-reviewed academic journals, and present them at reputable international conferences.
The research is the key part of the doctoral studies. It is expected that the PhD student starts his/her thesis research at Skoltech immediately after the start of the program and devotes to it most of his/her time within the doctoral study.
The results of the thesis research are a high quality thesis, publications of research papers in peer-reviewed academic journals, presentations at reputable international conferences, and applications for grants and patents.
3 papers in WoS/Scopus indexed journals or 2 papers in WoS/Scopus indexed journals and 1 patent;
at least 2 papers in Q1/Q2 journals (in Scimago) in the field;
2 presentations at reputable conferences.