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  • ITMO Professor Ekaterina Skorb And President Vladimir Putin Discuss the Future of Chemical Science in Russia

    On May 17, during his visit to Sochi, President Vladimir Putin met with several young scientists and megagrant recipients. During a prior meeting in 2016, he listened to their suggestions on the improvement of the country’s system for rewarding scientists and commending research work in Russia. Since then, a number of contests and grants for supporting young scientists’ research has been launched. Ekaterina Skorb, a professor at ITMO’s ChemBio Cluster and an ITMO Fellow, took part in the recent meeting in Sochi


  • Congress of Young Scientists Participant Yaroslav Kapustin: Had I Not Worked on My Own Projects, I Never Would Have Learned What I Know

    How do you transfer data and communicate without an internet connection? Yaroslav Kapustin, a student of St. Petersburg’s school No. 225 and a participant of the Congress of Young Scientists, has presented a project that lets its users connect digital devices into a unified data network in the absence of mobile connection. Yaroslav spoke with ITMO.NEWS about his project Radio Chain and how he was able to develop his own projects and win at hackathons while still in school.


  • Exosuits, Career Guidance Bots, and Water Quality Analysis: Projects by Participants of Congress of Young Scientists

    ITMO University has hosted the 8th Congress of Young Scientists. The aim of this event is to promote science, and especially the University’s areas of focus, among the youth. Among the participants of the Congress are not only students of Russian universities, but also school students from all around the country. Some of them shared insights into their projects with ITMO.NEWS and explained the challenges posed by their work.


  • 8th Congress of Young Scientists: Genetic Algorithms, Robotic Intelligence and Struggle Against Infections

    16 years ago, ITMO hosted the first inter-university conference for young scientists. At that time, it brought together about a hundred participants, and its program featured six sections only. With time, the conference attained national recognition and the status of a congress. Last Monday it was the opening of the 8th Congress of Young Scientists, featuring 49 sections, 11 sessions of science schools and 7 school sections, as well as a report contest whose winners will get the opportunity to join ITMO’s Master’s programs without entrance examinations. This time, the event brought together over 2,500 young scientists and students from 200 educational establishments from 45 Russian cities and 10 cities of the neighboring states, as well as 200 school students and representatives of 20 enterprises.


  • Six ITMO University Lecturers Awarded Prize by Government of St. Petersburg

    Last week, the St. Petersburg Committee on Science and Higher Education unveiled the results of a competition for the Government of St. Petersburg’s prizes in the field of science education. Its aim is to boost the youth’s involvement and support the training of young specialists in science and technologies. Several ITMO University staff were recognized for their innovative academic works. ITMO.NEWS met the winners to discuss their achievements and plans for their prizes. 


  • ITMO Scientists Win Scopus Award Russia 2018

    The winners of Scopus Award Russia 2018 have been announced in Moscow. Organized by the major publishing company Elsevier, this award is given to scientists whose works are published and cited the most. This year’s winners of Scopus Award Russia are two researchers working at ITMO University: Anvar Zakhidov, a professor of the Texas University at Dallas and head of ITMO’s Laboratory of Hybrid Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics; and Valentin Milichko, a research fellow at the University’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering, who won the award in the category “Young Scientists”.


  • ITMO Scientist Vladislav Gromov: We Want to Make Robots Help People, Not Replace Them

    On October 14-18, the Sirius educational center in Sochi hosted as many as two prominent events for young scientists and engineers: the summit ‘Big Challenges for Society, State and Science’ and, as part of that, the Congress of Councils of Young Scientists. These proved to be particularly successful for ITMO University’s Laboratory of Intelligent Technologies in Robotics, which won the ‘Best Practices’ nomination. Vladislav Gromov, a research associate at the laboratory participating in the events, shared with ITMO.NEWS on how he liked the warm and sunny Sochi, why make robots more intelligent, and what projects the state is ready to provide funding for. 


  • The Results of Workshop Week at SCAMT Lab

    SCAMT Workshop Week is a summer school in a unique new format. Over the course of a week, its participants work on one of the six research projects and hone their practical skills. This year’s students have synthesized a nanopharmaceutical drug and magnetic bacteria, printed an optical sensor, built a nanobot and worked on other hi-tech inventions. 40 students were selected from among 200 applicants from Russia and neighboring countries. ITMO.NEWS met with the students to learn more about their projects.


  • ITMO Young Scientists Win BASIS Foundation Grants For Physics and Maths Research

    This year’s list of winners of grants from the BASIS Foundation for the Advancement of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics includes six representatives of ITMO University. These are research associates Andrei Bogdanov and Maxim Gorlach, and  PhD  students Daniil  Kornovan , Kirill Koshelev, Nikita Olekhno and Zarina  Sadrieva  from the Department of Nanophotonics and Metamaterials. The BASIS foundation is a successor of Dmitry Zimin’s Dynasty Foundation that concluded its activity in 2015. Many former holders of Dynasty scholarships, like ITMO members Andrei Bogdanov and Alexander Poddubny, are currently holders of BASIS scholarships.


  • Young Scientists From ITMO University Win IEEE Photonics Society Awards

    The IEEE Photonics Society has announced the results of its annual Graduate Student Fellowship Award, and for the first time ever two ITMO University scientists made the list. Among the 2018 recipients of this prestigious prize commemorating high-achieving PhD students for their research are Tel Aviv University PhD student Dmitry Filonov and ITMO University PhD student Alena Schelokova, both Associates of the ITMO International Research and Educational Center for Nanophotonics and Metamaterials.