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Last week representative of ITMO University met with Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, Switzerland’s State Secretary for Education, Research, and Innovation. During the meeting, ITMO University and the Swiss delegation discussed plans for closer collaboration between the university and its Swiss counterparts.
ITMO University’s Master’s program in Optoelectronics is ready for a fresh start starting from the next academic year. Cutting edge technologies and on-the-job experience will be the focus of the new educational program developed by a group of leading companies in the sector. The occasion will introduce an educational experiment in Optoelectronics, the first of its kind, in Russia. Dmitry Bauman, Professor at the Department of Light Technologies and Optoelectronics and Director for Research at INTER RAO LED Systems will head the new program. Speaking at the St. Petersburg International Educational Forum, Mr. Bauman told the audience what kind of specialists the program will train.
30 students from Finland and Russia are currently attending the “Project-Based Approach to Business Canvas Model” intensive program in St. Petersburg. They learn about the use of business process engineering tools and work on cases of major companies like Valio, SOK and Bonava. ITMO University was chosen as one of the program’s main venues. The week-long course was made possible thanks to collaboration between ITMO University and the Tampere University of Applied Science, and a grant from the FIRST+ program, which promotes collaboration and partnership between universities of Russia and Finland.
ITMO University and InfoWatch, a Russian information security solutions company, have launched the ITMO-InfoWatch training center at the university. At the specialized computer room, students will learn to work with the company’s analytical systems. This way, they will learn firsthand from the developer about the modern tools used by one of Russia and CIS’s top IT companies.
ITMO University and the telecommunications holding company ER-Telecom have signed an agreement on a partnership in the fields of education and science. The partners plan to collaborate on specialist training and tackle challenges faced in St. Petersburg in relation to Internet of Things and smart-city technologies.
In mid-October, a project by Ivan Borisov, Oleg Borisov, Vladislav Gromov and under the supervision of Sergei Kolubin won the pitch session of Robotics & AI program which took place at Moscow’s Phystechpark as part of the annual GoTech forum. The PhD students presented a multipurpose gripping unit that remedies the key weaknesses ofexisting industrial robots and bested 80 other applicants with it. The British company TRA Robotics, a partner of the forum, got interested in the project and entered an agreement on a pilot project with ITMO University. Recently, the company and the university entered a new, long-term collaboration agreement.
Caliber, the technopark for teenagers aged 14-17, is running for the fifth time in Moscow. Here, young enthusiasts learn about 3D modeling technologies, motion capture, and virtual, augmented and mixed realities. In cooperation with Caliber, the Department of Engineering and Computer Graphics at ITMO University has developed unique courses with the participation of a special virtual guide, and has also become a partner of the technopark in order to help train high school students.
From November 27 to December 6, ITMO University hosted CROPS 2017 - a Chinese-Russian symposium for young scientists in the field of optics and photonics. The event gathered 76 researchers from both countries.The Chinese side was represented by scientists from Changchun University of Science and Technology, Suzhou Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (SIBET) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Huazong University of Science and Technology, and Nankai University. Amongst the Russian participants were representatives of Orel State University, Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University, Crimean Federal University, Saratov State University, Bauman Moscow State Technical University and ITMO University, as well as research fellows from the Federal Almazov North-West Medical Research Center.
Participants of the international roundtable discussion, which was held as part of the METANANO-2017 Conference in Vladivostok, discussed the future of research in photonics and quantum communications in Russia and outlined the goals for scientific collaborations with other BRICS countries. Representatives of various scientific organizations discussed the next steps that need to be undertaken by researchers and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science to make Russia a leader in photonic technologies research.
ITMO University was recently visited by a delegation from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). The main topic of the conversation between the two universities was the development of academic mobility programs. As of today, ITMO and NTU are already working together on research in predictive modeling and translational technology. In near future, the partners intend to strengthen their partnership in the area of student mobility.