Tatiana Potapkina

Research Assistant/Master student in Masdar Institute


I graduated from National Research Nuclear University (Moscow) in 2013, specialization - International Relations in Scientific and Technological Cooperation.
In May 2016 (expected) I will finish my master (Engineering Systems and Management) in Masdar Institute, UAE, Abu Dhabi.

My job experience is more than 3 years (PR, business communication, research in energy sector).

I am very interested to develop my career in the sphere of International Relations/International Trade/ International Technological Cooperation.

Work experience

Work experience
2014 - 2016

Research Assistant

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
  • Research in the energy sector of the UAE: conditions of efficiency combinations of solar, nuclear energy and natural gas. I developed a model with Long range Energy Alternatives Planning System (LEAP) software and analyzed the cost of electricity generation from different types of energy technologies.
  • Ambassador of MI: meeting with guests, providing tours in the university, working as volunteer at events in MI;
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

Youth Engineering Center in National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, Moscow, Russia
  • Development of the project “MirrorBird”: business plan draft, writing of Licenses and Agreements, searching and communication with business partners, marketing analyses of competitors, SWOT analysis of the project;
Apr 2013 - Jul 2013

Account Executive

  • Promotion of the hotel chain Rocco Forte Hotels (writing and translation of press-releases in Russian/English, brand strategy development);
  • Communication with editorial offices of magazines (life-style, tourism spheres);



2014 - 2016

Engineering Systems and Management (Master degree)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
2008 - 2013

International Relations

National Research Nuclear University MEPhI

Specialization: International Relations in the sphere of Scientific-Technological Cooperation;

Thesis: «Main risks upon development of a fuel and energy complex in the Latin America region and cooperation with the Russian Federation»;

Pre-degree practice: Institute of Latin America Russian Academy of Sciences;

Publications and conferences

  • Conference (2011 Scientific Session in National Research Nuclear University MEPhI). E.S.Selezneva, T.S. Potapkina “Alternative theories of international trade”;
  • Publication: "Specifications of the construction of distributed storage systems of data for radio frequency identification devices", “Specialized machinery and signaling” №1/2014, Shishin O.I., Egorov A.D., Badtrudinov A.D., Potapkina T.S.;
  • August 2014, participation in “Greater Europe Meetings: Paris 2014” (Certificate).


  • July 2011, Embassy of Ecuador, Moscow, Russia

Duties: Research “Hydro-power development in the Republic of Ecuador and Cooperation with Russian Federation"; Secretarial duties and translation of documents/papers (Spanish-English-Russian);

 July 2012, Sociedad Para La Promocion Y Reconversion Industrial (SPRI), Moscow, Russia

Duties: Analysis of Russian market; Translation of documents and articles (Spanish-Russian-English);