Computer-Aided Engineering Centre

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Computer-Aided Engineering Centre of Excellence (CompMechLab®) is Russia’s unrivaled leader in performing unique contract R&D for the world’s largest high-technology companies and in educating the next generation of industry-ready engineers.

CompMechLab® is a team of 100+ highly-skilled engineers led by Prof. Alexey Borovkov, Ph.D., SPbPU Vice-Rector for Advanced Projects; Scientific Director, SPbPU Institute of Advanced Manufacturing Technology; Founder & Head, SPbPU Computer-Aided Engineering Centre of Excellence (CompMechLab®); Member, Advisory Council on Engineering and Industrial Design at the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade; Co-Chairman, Working Group on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies in the framework of the National Technology Initiative (NTI, Russia’s nationwide private-public effort to create fundamentally new markets and ensure technological leadership by 2035).


CAD Development: Package & Concepts; Body-in-White; Doors/Lids/Gates; Interior; Exterior; Roof Systems; Chassis Underframes.

CAE Fields: Strength and NVH; Crash Performance and Vehicle Safety; Occupants Protection; CFD External/Cooling/Air Conditioning; Pedestrian Safety; Thermomechanical Analysis; Fatigue Resistance and Lifecycle; Vehicle Dynamics; Formability/Casting.

Test Laboratories: Material Testing; Calculation of Material Properties and Advice on Materials; Material Cards for CAE; Spot and Laser Welding.

Prototyping: Exterior Parts; Interior Parts; Door/Bonnet/Trunk Mechanics; Composite Panels (Glass-fiber/Carbon-fiber).


Static and Dynamic Strength Analysis; Vibration Analysis; Electromagnetic Analysis; Thermal Analysis; Coupled-Field Analysis; Fatigue Analysis.


Thermomechanical Simulation; CFD Analysis of Pump Impeller; Vibrations of Pipeline Systems; Seals and Packers Installation; Geomechanics; Hydraulic Fracturing Simulation; Sonic Logging Simulation.


External Aerodynamics; Internal Aerodynamics; Incompressible and Compressible Flows; Multiphase Flow Simulation; Turbomachinery Systems; Heat Transfer Simulation; Combustion; Fluid-Structure Interaction.


Failure and Fatigue Analysis; Integrated Aircraft Structural Weight Optimization; FE Strength Analysis of Composite Aircraft Structural Elements.

World-class expertise and skills in multidisciplinary and cross-industry (high-performance) computer-aided engineering at CompMechLab® enable the rapid development, manufacturing and management of customized, globally competitive, state-of-the-art products for the high-technology sector, across the product’s entire lifecycle, from concept to recycling.

  • 20+ years of professionalism and excellence.
  • 300+ contracts carried out, high customer satisfaction record.
  • Real-world problem-solving approach and cross-industry focus.
  • Point of reference in Russia when it comes to Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and Factories of the Future (Digital/Smart/Virtual Factories).
  • Broad spectrum of cutting-edge CAD/FEA/CFD/FSI/MBD/EMA/CAE/CAO/HPC technologies used across the Fortune Global 500 companies.
  • Labor input to develop, upgrade and maintain the software we use exceeds 1,000,000 man-years.