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  • ITMO and VK Education to Teach Students to Implement AI into Business and Industry

    Within AI Engineering, a new Bachelor’s program just launched by ITMO and VK Education, students will learn to implement AI systems into business processes. AI can facilitate various operations: identifying failures, automating routine tasks, as well as processing and analyzing big data. Graduates of the program will be able to take on positions of ML and data engineers in economics, banking, logistics, and retail data analysis.


  • Digital Takeoff: ITMO and Pulkovo Airport Introduce High Schoolers to Civil Aviation

    Recently, Pulkovo Airport and ITMO University hosted their first business summer school for school students dreaming of careers in civil aviation and aircraft industry. 


  • T-Bank’s Vice President for Business Technologies Speaks AI Assistants and Gives Career Advice to ITMO Students

    Konstantin Markelov’s team is introducing innovative technologies at T-Bank (formerly Tinkoff), one of which is a “universe” of personal AI assistants in finance, investments, travel, and other fields. After conducting several thousands of interviews, he knows exactly what students and grads should pay attention to when starting their careers. Recently, Konstantin Markelov gave a talk at ITMO University where he spoke about AI assistants, explained what gnomes have to do with that, and shared his tips on how to enjoy what you do.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #58

    It’s that time again – the time for our biweekly review of top reports from ITMO.NEWS. There’s plenty of ground to cover this week: we’ve got cutting-edge research by the Faculty of Physics, comprehensive explainers on AI and hacking courtesy of top experts, and two great new Bachelor’s and Master’s programs for ambitious students. Have a look!


  • AI Diagnostics and Virus Hunting: Projects of Young Genetic Scientists at ITMO University

    ITMO’s Advanced Engineering School (AES) summed up the results of Bioinformatics Bootcamp. Participants of the event explored modern data analysis methods and worked on bioinformatics projects, including studying animal genomes, searching for new types of bacteria, and building machine learning models. The hackathon drew over 100 people from all over Russia. Here are the highlights.


  • Open-Source AI by ITMO Developers Takes First Place at RAS Competition

    The ITMO-developed software won gold in the category Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Technologies at the competition for young scientists organized by the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) and the Sistema Charitable Foundation. The proposed technology allows for the use of AI approaches for deeper data interpretation and a range of scientific and industrial tasks (e.g., flood forecasting or modeling of data from technical sensors).


  • World Domination, Unemployment, and Megaminds: What To Really Expect From the Rise of AI

    Are the machines really going to rise against us? Does AI signal the end of dozens of professions? What’s next after ChatGPT? We’ve chatted about the past, present, and future of AI with Roman Elizarov, the head of Development Experience Department at Yandex, who recently delivered a lecture as part of ITMO’s PI School – a training initiative for future science team leaders. Here are the highlights.


  • First-Ever Bachelor’s Program for AI Developers Launching in Russia

    Yandex, Sberbank, and ITMO University are launching AI360: ML Native – a joint Bachelor’s program for future AI architects and researchers. The new program will accept 30 top applicants at ITMO University; up to 70 students will be enrolled in the program in Moscow and Tatarstan. Here is all you need to know about the program: its unique features, requirements, and reasons to apply.


  • 7 AI Tools to Make Your Life Easier

    AI has arrived – and it’s here to stay. Countless discussions on the ethics and value of generated content seem to have produced a consensus: you can’t make the algorithm do everything for you, but you can boost your efficiency by using it for reference, inspiration, and to eliminate tedious routine tasks. So, here are our picks for some of the best tools that have the potential to make your work, studies, and personal life easier.


  • ITMO Rector Vladimir Vasilyev at SPIEF: Natural Intelligence Is Key to Artificial Intelligence

    The system for training of AI specialists must be built upon new role models rooted in applied competencies. This, in turn, can be achieved through the collaboration of businesses and top universities – commented ITMO University Rector Vladimir Vasilyev at today’s session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The discussion featured the Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Chernyshenko, as well as representatives of top Russian universities and tech companies.