Evgeny Vodichev



Evgeny Vodichev

Academic title(s)

Prof. Dr.


Novosibirsk State Technical university; Tomsk National Research State University


International Relations and Regional Studies in NSTU; Modern Russian History in TNRSU







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Short biography

Prof. Dr. Evgeny Vodichev

Institutions: Novosibirsk State Technical University (NSTU) and Tomsk State National Research University (TSU).

E-mail address: vodichev.evgeny@gmail.com

Internet: http://ciu.nstu.ru/kaf/persons/63543

Evgeny Vodichev is a professor in the Novosibirsk State Technical University and Tomsk State National Research State University. He wrote his Dr. Sc. and Candidate of Sciences (PhD) dissertations on the history of sciences (degrees received from the Russian Academy of Sciences), and holds his MS in history from Novosibirsk State University.

Previously he lectured in the Novosibirsk State University, Siberian Academy for Public Administration, and worked in the Institute of History (Vice-Director in 2003 – 2008), the Institute of Economics and Industrial Engineering and the Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics (IPGG, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences), Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, located in Novosibirsk Akademgorodok. While being a Research Fellow in the Academy, he was a visiting lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin (1991), an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University (1994), a research fellow in the Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata, India (2010) and the Charles University, Prague, the Czech Republic (2014). In parallel to his research engagements, Dr. Vodichev was contracted by PWC, Integration, IBM (Belgium) and other consulting companies and engaged in international consultancy in the project monitoring and evaluation for the European Commission in Brussels.

In last years, he presented in international conferences held in the USA, France, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland, Finland, Denmark, Bulgaria, Hungary, China, India, and some other countries. Evgeny Vodichev speaks Russian, English, French and Czech.

His current research is in social history of science, history of universities, S&T policy and management of science, and also in regional development and trans-boundary cooperation in Europe and Eurasia and European integration. Evgeny Vodichev belongs to the Russian Geographical Society, Association of Russian Human Geographers, and Association of International Consultants. 

He had research and travel grants of the RAS, Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars (USA), Kennan Institute (USA), IREX (USA), Soros Foundation (USA), European Science Foundation, JNU (New Delhi, India), Centre for Industrial Research (Chandigarh, India), Institute of Asian Studies (Kolkata, India), Russian Foundation for Humanities, etc., and received awards from RAS and the Municipality of Novosibirsk, Russia. His list of publications amounts to 15 books (individual and co-authorship) and more than 200 papers released in Russia, USA, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, etc. 


Recent publications

Vodichev E.G. Science on the East of the USSR under the paradigm of industrialization (in Russian). Novosibirsk, Geo Publishing House, 2012. 348p.

Vodichev Evgeny, Liss Lev and Uzbekova Yulia. Higher school under system transformation: Comparative aspect (In Russian). Novosibirsk, Geo Publishing House 2013. 396 p.

Vodichev, Evgeny. Universities in Russia: current reform through the prism of soviet heritage and international practice In Ana Simoes, Maria Paula Diogo and Kostas Gavrolu (eds.) Sciences in the Universities of Europe, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Academic Landscapes. Springer (NY, London, Dordrecht) 2015. Pp. 175-190.

Vodichev E., Glazyrina I and Krasnoyarova B. Transboundary Cooperation on the East of Russia: Regional Development and Institutional Bottlenecks // Journal of Geography, Politics and Society, 2016 – Volume 6 – Issue 2 – s. 13–20

Vodichev Evgeny. Cross-border Interaction between Xinjiang and South Siberia in Central Asia: The “Big Altai” Approach. In: K. Waricoo (Ed.) Xinjiang: China’s Northwest Frontier.  London and NY, Routledge, 2016. Pp.129-140.

Vodichev E.G. Does “Monday always begin on Saturday”? Or myths and realities of the Siberian “New Atlantis”. Idei i idealy – Ideas and Ideals, 2018, no. 1, vol. 1, pp. 9–26. doi: 10.17212/2075-0862-2018-1.1-9-26. (In Russian).



Role in Tensions of Europe


Research interests

Migration, Mobilty, Governance, Knowledge Networks

Additional research interests

History of Science