Alevtina Chernikova is a Sc.D. in Economics, starting from 2013 – the Rector of the National Univarsity of Science and Technology MISIS. Under her administration, NUST MISIS has entered the prestigious rankings of the leading world universities QS World University Rankings, THE World University Rankings, and ARWU.
Alevtina Chernikova graduated from the Faculty of Economics at Voronezh State University in 1988 (her specialization is “industrial planning”). She started her career at the Institute for the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly under L.D. Shevyakov.
From 1993 to 2003, Alevtina Chernikova worked as a chief accountant and a chief financial officer in the LLC System Service, specializing in the development and implementation of an automated control system of the organization’s technological processes, as well as in business management.
In 1997, Alevtina Chernikova received qualifications as a distinguished accountant: chief accountant, accountant expert, and consultant of the Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia under the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation.
She started teaching in NUST MISIS in 1997, together with working in System Service and raising qualification. After several years of working as a senior lecturer, Alevtina Chernikova rose to an associate professor and, later, a professor of the Economics and Management Department of the Stary Oskol Technological Institute (NUST MISIS branch).
In 2004, Alevtina Chernikova became the Deputy Director for Economics and Finance of Stary Oskol Technological Institute, continuing teaching students. In 2008, Alevtina Chernikova became a Sc.D. in Economics. Excellent management skills and many years of teaching experience allowed her to become the Director of Stary Oskol Technological Institute in 2008.
In 2012, Alevtina Chernikova was appointed the first Vice Rector of the National University of Science and Technology MISIS, and the Acting Rector of the university. Since 2013, she is the Rector of NUST MISIS.
NUST MISIS Rector Alevtina Chernikova has authored more than 135 publications, including 104 scientific papers and 31 academic manuals. Alevtina Chernikova is a prize-winner and has received commendation from the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of education. She has been awarded: the 1st class Medal «for Merit to the Belgorod»; NUST MISIS Medal «For Faultless Service»; and the NUST MISIS 1st class Medal «for Honorable Service». She additionally has been decreed as an «Honorable member of higher professional education» and has received the Federal Agency for Education’s immense gratitude.