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  • Learning Through Winning: A Conversation With Ammar Ali, Winner of Multiple AI Contests

    Ammar Ali is a PhD student at ITMO and multiple-time winner of Sberbank’s AI Journey contest. For three years in a row, he has been achieving successes at various AI competitions, often competing solo and coming out ahead of entire teams. At the most recent AI Journey contest, he secured three prize spots, including one as the absolute winner. We spoke with Ammar to learn what draws him to compete, why he decided to focus on AI, and how he prepares for each contest.


  • ITMO Students Win Numerous Prizes at National Contest Your Turn

    Eight ITMO University students have emerged victorious during the third season of the national student contest Your Turn. Three of the winners, taking part in the contest’s project competition, received grants of 1 million rubles to develop their projects further. Another three students, who accumulated the most points through research surveys, were presented with certificates for a trip across Russia. Two more students were chosen as part of the contest’s top 100 ambassadors.


  • ITMO Team Takes Gold at ICPC Northern Eurasia Finals 2023

    The Northern Eurasia Finals of ICPC, the semifinals of the world’s largest collegiate programming contest, concluded on December 13. The team from ITMO University took the third place (equivalent to a gold medal as per ICPC rules) and will now represent their region in the international finals, set to take place in September 2024 in Astana (Kazakhstan).


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #44

    Every two weeks, we share the latest breakthroughs, successes, and revelations in science at ITMO and around the world. Today, we’ll be looking at advances in AI and medicine, learning about the stories of ITMO’s brightest, and satisfying your curiosity about the world around us.


  • 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 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.