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  • Student Spotlight: Selamwit Kassaye, Ethiopia

    Selamwit Kassaye is a robotics and AI maven from Ethiopia. We met during the Russian Robotics Week and dove right into all things robots, co-bots, and of course, Avengers! She shared many insights about this amazing field. Read on to learn more about our discussion.

    07.10.2021

  • ITMO University Receives Grant to Fund AI Research Center

    ITMO University’s AI Research Center “Strong AI in Industry” became one of the grant winners in the contest held as part of the federal Artificial Intelligence project. The selection process was conducted by experts of the Analytical Center for the Government of the Russian Federation. The research center will be granted more than 1 billion rubles.

    05.10.2021

  • New Nature Exhibition Experience: Excavating the New, Burying the Old

    Have you ever imagined what the 2020s would look like in history textbooks? Do you see us praised or criticized by our descendants? The New Nature exhibition at the Manege Central Exhibition Hall gives you a glimpse of what our time could look like through the lens of history – with AR, AI, and a brand new way to experience art. 

    20.08.2021

  • ITMO Associate Professor ‪Andrey Filchenkov on Why Robots Can’t Replace Doctors

    In July, Andrey Filchenkov delivered a talk on machine learning in medicine at a conference at ITMO University. ITMO.NEWS talked to the researcher to learn more about what stands in the way of progress and why machines won’t be able to fully substitute for medical specialists.

    16.08.2021

  • First in Russia: ITMO Launches New PhD Program in AI

    The new list of fields for PhD and DSc degrees now includes topical fields – among them are Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. ITMO University has launched the first and so far the only PhD program in Russia in the field of AI. Applications for the program for the next academic year open this summer. ITMO.NEWS talked to Alexander Boukhanovsky, head of the National Center for Cognitive Research, and Maria Skvortsova, head of the Department of Higher Qualification Expert Training, about the contents of the program, features of the offered training, and aspects of the application process.

    09.06.2021

  • The Magic of Neural Networks

    First envisioned in the 1950s, neural networks are now all the rage: they’ve taken over the media and even your day-to-day life. After having a few profound conversations with Siri or Alexa, enjoying some perfectly-picked tunes on your personalized radio, or unexpectedly seeing your long-lost friend on your social media feed, you may start to wonder what else is in the power of neural networks.

    11.05.2021

  • Mind-Blowing Research of the Month: Exploring the Deep Sea

    Yesterday was all about space exploration as we celebrated Cosmonautics Day in Russia. It’s hard to imagine, but despite venturing far out into space, we still don’t know nearly enough about the inhabitants of the Earth’s oceans and especially at their deepest levels. There, in constantly reigning darkness an enigmatic world uncurls in slow motion. How can cutting-edge research in AI and robotics help explore this world? Read on to find out.

    13.04.2021

  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: March 20-21, 2021

    Do you have anything exciting lined up for the weekend? If not, we’ve got your back, as always. There’re plenty of reasons to leave the comfort of your room (even in such unpredictable weather) and experience the vibrant spirit of the city. Whether you’re a fan of art – both classical and tech – or enjoy the old but gold jazz, you will find your pick among our top things to do this weekend in St. Petersburg.

    17.03.2021

  • ITMO Professor Alexander Boukhanovsky on How AI Can Help Economy in Crisis

    Recently, Alexander Boukhanovsky, head of ITMO’s School of Translational Information Technologies, received renewed funding from Russian Science Foundation for his project in predictive modeling in economics. In this interview, ITMO.NEWS asked Prof. Boukhanovsky about his project and the role AI might play in economics.

    25.02.2021

  • ITMO Professor Aleksandr Farseev on Long Tail Marketing and 2020 Gartner Cool Vendors Award

    The SoMin.ai company, which participated in ITMO Accelerator, received an award from the Gartner agency, one of the leaders in business analytics. ITMO.NEWS met with Aleksandr Farseev, the founder of the company and a professor at ITMO Machine Learning Lab, to learn more about the award and their future plans.

    19.02.2021