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  • Student Spotlight: Subhrajit Barua, India

    Subhajit Barua is a PhD student at ITMO’s Faculty of Biotechnologies and a member of the English-language editorial team here at ITMO.NEWS. We first interviewed him back in 2020, when he was still new to ITMO. This time, we decided to ask him all about a major international event he has recently attended, as well as discover if he remains as charmed with ITMO as he once was – all these years down the line. Keep reading – you might be surprised by his answers!


  • Student Spotlight: Akylzhan Kerimbay, Kazakhstan

    Join us for an engaging conversation with Akylzhan, an international student from Kazakhstan, as we explore his life in St. Petersburg and delve into the exciting details of his recent representation of ITMO at an education fair in his hometown. Read on to discover this unique individual whose passion for IT is matched only by his enthusiasm for making a difference.


  • Student Spotlight: Vladimir Kartashev, Kyrgyzstan

    His passion for programming, zeal for academic excellence, and desire to do good brought Vladimir Kartashev, an international Bachelor's student from Kyrgyzstan, to ITMO. Here, he puts all his rigor into his studies and projects, but also makes sure to spend some time exploring the city to the sounds of his favorite music. Read on to discover his story in full in this interview.


  • Student Spotlight: Muslimbek Abdurakhimov, Uzbekistan

    In this interview, we meet Muslimbek, a first-year Master's student of big data and machine learning at ITMO who shares the essence of his hometown, the driving force behind his venture into machine learning, and his vibrant life beyond studies. A true enthusiast, Muslimbek effortlessly balances academia with a myriad of hobbies. Join us for an inspiring conversation as we uncover his unique journey, offering a glimpse into the soul of a machine learning aficionado.


  • Student Spotlight: Ghaith Azzam, Lebanon

    Meet Ghaith, a second-year Bachelor's student of bioengineering, who is truly a unique and captivating individual. Ghaith's academic journey is just the beginning of his remarkable story. With a profound philosophical perspective on life, he brings a fresh and enlightening approach to the world of bioengineering. In this interview, Ghaith will share his experiences, insights, and invaluable advice, sure to inspire and motivate new students.


  • Student Spotlight: Siraj Farhan, India

    Step into the world of Siraj Farhan, an international student from India who is currently pursuing a Master's degree in entrepreneurship at ITMO. Farhan is a captivating individual with an insatiable passion for computers and AI. An adventurer at heart, he's tried his hand at a multitude of pursuits, including building his very own startup. Join us as we delve into his inspiring journey.


  • Student Spotlight: Mohammad Asiful Islam, Bangladesh

    Meet Mohammad Asiful, a new student from Bangladesh who has recently embarked on an academic journey at ITMO. Asiful is currently enrolled in the Foundation Program, where he's learning Russian language and culture. In this conversation, he will graciously share his extraordinary journey, from how he first learned about Russia to his dreams and ambitions as a student at ITMO. Join us as we delve into the unique experiences of Md. Asiful on this educational odyssey.


  • Student Spotlight: Pham Dang Trung Nghia, Vietnam

    Nghia’s journey is not just an academic pursuit, but also a rich exploration of cultures, climates, and aspirations. With a passion for software engineering, his story offers a compelling glimpse into the world of international education and the convergence of diverse interests. Beyond his academic pursuits, we discover Nghia’s devotion to fitness and his unwavering love for sports. Join us as we unravel it all.


  • Student Spotlight: Affandy Fahrizain, Indonesia

    Meet Affandy, a recent graduate of ITMO’s Big Data and Machine Learning program, who comes from the vibrant archipelago of Indonesia. In this interview, he takes us on a captivating voyage through his experiences, sharing the highs and lows of his life in St. Petersburg, his hobbies, and a glimpse into the enchanting traditions of his homeland. Read on!


  • Student Spotlight: Soumaïla Camara, Mali

    In an inspiring conversation that spans continents and fields of expertise, Soumaïla Camara, a trailblazing scholar from Mali, shares the remarkable story of his journey from his homeland to acquiring a PhD from ITMO. As he reflects on the challenges, triumphs, and lessons learned during his time as a PhD student, Camara unveils his ambitious plans for the future, demonstrating how his knowledge is poised to make a lasting impact on both his community and the global stage.