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ITMO Bachelor’s Student Petr Gumennik Wins Russian Figure Skating Grand Prix
Russian figure skater and a Bachelor’s student at ITMO Petr Gumennik has won the Russian Grand Prix Final, scoring a total of 282.12 points.
ITMO Art & Science Center Wins “St. Petersburg of the Future” Award From Sobaka.ru Magazine
The center’s projects took first place in the category Media Case of the Year. The jury took note of the winners’ newsworthy projects and exhibitions, as well as their contribution to the popularization of science art. The awards were presented on February 16 during an official ceremony in the historical Hotel Astoria.
Science for Life: Russian Inventions That Changed Our Lives
Today, on February 8, we celebrate Russian Science Day. This date commemorates the founding of the Russian Academy of Sciences by Peter the Great. Every day, our team reports on the latest discoveries made at ITMO. On previous occasions, we brought you a comprehensive timeline of science at ITMO and shared the real stories of our young researchers. Today, we invite you to learn more about just a few of the times when science changed our lives – and what it will bring us in the future.
Your Turn: ITMO Students Win National Project Contest
Four students of ITMO University have achieved victory in the second season of the Russian national contest Your Turn. During the event, they presented projects that aim to further improve the Russian educational system. The winners will each receive 1 million rubles or an opportunity to go on a tour of the country.
In It To Win It: In Conversation With Two-Time AI Journey Contest Winner Ammar Ali
Ammar Ali, a PhD student at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, has had a fruitful two years: since 2021, he has been twice named the winner of the machine learning contest run by the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (with support from NASA) and, just as many times – a winner of Sberbank’s AI Journey Contest. And that’s not to mention that this year, he secured a victory in three tracks out of four, all while competing solo. Speaking to ITMO.NEWS, Ammar reveals what his biggest challenges were at the contests – and what helped him win.
Record Number of Students Enroll at ITMO via Academic Competitions
During the 2022 admissions campaign, ITMO University has welcomed into its ranks 609 winners of national and regional academic competitions. This is a record number for both St. Petersburg and the university itself, exceeding the second top university’s count by almost twofold.
ITMO Among Leading Russian Universities in RAEX Ranking
The Three University Missions ranking system scaled up – for the first time ever, it also includes 29 subject rankings. Experts have identified leading universities in various fields, from machine engineering and robotics to philology and journalism. ITMO University made it to the top 10 of the rankings in these 29 categories cumulatively.
12 Decades: A Lot More Than 12 Milestones!
On March 26, our beloved university is going to celebrate its 122nd year of existence. Starting its journey as the first school to train specialists in the domains of mechanics, optics, and watchmaking, ITMO’s journey has been no less than an adventure. Through thick and thin, ITMO has always believed in its five core values in tandem with cutting-edge science, high-quality education, and innovation. Let us take a walk down memory lane and look at key moments in ITMO’s history.
ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #1
Here at ITMO.NEWS, we’re always making sure to share with you the latest news about the tremendous work accomplished by our university’s researchers. In case you missed any of them, here’s a quickfire roundup of the past week’s breakthroughs and discoveries.
ITMO in Top-Three of Potanin Foundation Scholarship Contest
The Vladimir Potanin Foundation recently announced the winners of its scholarship contest for Master’s students – this year, 61 ITMO University students were included in the list. Starting from February 2022 and until the end of their Master’s studies they, as well as other winners, will receive a monthly stipend of 25,000 rubles. In total, students from 75 Russian universities took part in the contest. ITMO and Lomonosov Moscow State University share second place in the amount of their students who were granted the scholarship this year.