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This year six young scientists from the USA, Canada and Russia were awarded an IEEE MTT-S Undergraduate Scholarship. Maxim Masyukov, a fourth-year student at the Faculty of Photonics and Optical Information, was among the winners. MTT-S is the biggest international society of experts in microwave, millimeter-wave, and terahertz technologies. The society exists as part of the IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and provides scholarships to students and postgraduates. Maxim’s research concerned the development of a chiral metasurface with tunable polarizing properties in THz frequency range. ITMO.NEWS asked him some questions about how to win such a scholarship.
Last week, the Potanin Foundation’s Advisory Council announced the results of the 2017-2018 Vladimir Potanin Scholarship Program; among the winners are 21 Master’s students from ITMO University. ITMO.NEWS asked them some questions about the two rounds of the competition and the skills it takes to win.
Ivan Belonogov, Vladimir Smykalov and Ilya Zban, who became world champions last Wednesday, and their coach, Andrey Stankevich, brought home the World Champion Cup in collegiate programming. This is the university’s seventh victory. No other university in the world has managed to beat ITMO University’s world record for number of ACM ICPC Champion titles.
ITMO's Robotics School Team got 1st place in the recent RoboCup Russia Open-2017 that took place in Tomsk. Under the guidance of their trainer Igor Lositskiy, staff member for the Department of Computer Science and Control Systems, the team built and programmed a robot named Seldon who plays ukulele, sings songs and waves to its fans. Seldon won over the hearts of the RoboCup OnStage's jury, the category where robots had to be part of a stage play.
The first-ever Tournament for Two Capitals in robotics, held in Moscow, culminated in a grand relay race that combined elements of all the tasks from previous stages of the competition. In a tense, but joyful race the select team from St. Petersburg gained victory. Over the course of the tournament, the children learned not only how to solve engineering and software issues on the spot, but also how to work in a team, support each other and root for others, even their rivals. The aspiring robot builders were supported by their trainers, who were just as anxious about the outcome as the players themselves and their families and friends.