Dr. Stanislav Protasov appointed as President of Constructor University
Dr. Stanislav Protasov appointed as President of Constructor University

At its meeting this afternoon, March 28, 2023, Constructor University's Board of Governors appointed prominent tech expert Dr. Stanislav Protasov as the University's new President and Chairman of the Executive Board with immediate effect. In December 2022, he started his responsibilities at Constructor University as Managing Director, being the strategic touchpoint for campus operations.

“The direction of our research includes computers, cyber security, artificial intelligence, software engineering, autonomous machines, physics, quantum technology, advanced functional intelligent materials, life engineering, as well as a number of areas in business. It is important that all of these are highly connected and that all of them are leveraging each other – this integrative dynamic is one of the unique features of our university,” said Dr. Serg Bell, Chief Constructor, Founder of Constructor group, Chairman of the Constructor University Board of Governors. “I’m sure Stanislav will bring his expertise to the university environment to steer it in its next phase of growth, and strengthen the bridge between education, research and industry”.

Dr. Stanislav Protasov holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science. A long-time technology entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in software development, virtualization and business management, he is the co-founder of Acronis, the global leader in cyber protection. Dr. Protasov has notable achievements in software and product development, business strategy and people management, research and development management, employee leadership and retention, and patents and intellectual property. He holds 220 patents in software development, distribution systems, virtualization technologies and algorithms.

Protasov also won the 2022 Cyber Security Award in the Leaders category, granted by the Association of Information Security Professionals (AiSP) and endorsed by the Cybersecurity Agency of Singapore (CSA). Dr. Protasov often shares his expertise in public talks and guest lectures at universities around the globe, where he engages in discussions about technology, innovation and business development with young scientists and aspiring students and entrepreneurs.

“I am grateful for the trust the university leadership has in me and I look forward to take on this new opportunity,” said Dr. Protasov. “My focus lies on the future-oriented development of the university, as well as on facilitating its growth by introducing new study programs and further industry cooperations.” Dr. Protasov will also continue to promote the university's integration into its immediate neighborhood as well as into Bremen's higher education landscape.


About Constructor University:

Constructor University is a top-ranked, English-speaking private university in Bremen, Germany. Founded in 2001, it provides 25+ academic and Ph.D. programs, empowering students to solve the world's most pressing challenges and thrive in the job market.

Over 1.800 students from more than 110 nations on campus benefit from a unique interdisciplinary, foundational theoretical and practical education, enriched with leading industry partnerships and entrepreneurial culture. With 6.000+ alumni worldwide, our community keeps growing – with our highest cohort registered in 2022.

Constructor University benefits from partnerships with high-ranked universities such as Carnegie Mellon, the University of Geneva, or the National University of Singapore School of Computing, and leading technology companies such as JetBrains, Anisoprint and ChemDev. The research-centric faculty projects are funded by the German Research Foundation and the European Union's Framework Program for Research and Innovation.

Constructor University is part of Constructor Group, an organization dedicated to addressing the world's main challenges through science, education, and technology. Apart from the University in Bremen, the ecosystem comprises an Institute in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) and several for-profit entities that provide technology infrastructures and solutions, life-long education programs, consulting services, and funding. 


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