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  • ITMO Rector Suggests Creation of Russian-Chinese AI Alliance

    Recently, the Minister of Education of China, Huai Jinpeng, paid a visit to St. Petersburg. During a meeting at ITMO University, Rector Vladimir Vasilyev suggested the establishment of a Russian-Chinese AI alliance. This organization will provide opportunities for cooperation between the best professionals of both countries and provide applied solutions for education, medicine, and industry. Within the alliance, the leading universities of both countries will be jointly training AI professionals and conducting research in the field.


  • Student Spotlight: Zhu Wentao, China

    In St. Petersburg, where the Neva River gently flows and innovation meets tradition, Zhu Wentao has embarked on a new voyage. As he navigates deep learning, we sit down with Wentao to learn what led him to choose ITMO for his Master's degree – and gain insights into everything that now frames his new life in Russia.


  • Mass & Quality: How Russia and China Transform Education With AI

    How can universities promote AI talents? Which educational programs should be implemented to make it happen? And which technologies are currently being utilized to improve the quality and efficiency of education? These were some of the topics discussed at the first China-Russia seminar on training AI specialists. The event, organized by ITMO University, Tsinghua University, and Yandex, was attended by experts from Russian tech giants, including Sberbank, Gazprom Neft, and many others.


  • ITMO Hosts First-Ever METANANO Summer School in China

    The METANANO Summer School on Nanophotonics and Advanced Materials recently wrapped up in Qingdao, China. A hundred researchers from Russia, China, Israel, Australia, Switzerland, and other countries spent three days discussing laser technologies for perovskite nanocoatings, multifunctional materials for thermal regulation, and other topics. Among the results of the school are agreements for exchange of students and researchers between the world’s leading universities. Find out more about the school from our article below. 


  • How To Study Abroad For Free: ITMO Student’s Story

    After graduating from a Bachelor’s program with an engineering degree, Danila Tatarinov made the decision to change the course of his scientific career. Now a student of the Physics and Technology of Nanostructures Master’s program, he became one of this years’ winners of the Presidential scholarship contest, which he used to successfully apply for an internship in China. We at ITMO.NEWS asked Danila Tatarinov to share his tips on how to choose a career, get into university without exams, and study abroad on a government scholarship.


  • Student Spotlight: Huiyao Dong, China

    You may have read our article on culture shock, but if you are a resident of Heilongjiang province in China, Russian culture will hardly be a shock for you. Meet Huiyao Dong, a first-year PhD student who shares with us the many similarities that she notices between Russia and her hometown. She also goes in-depth about her decision to return to academia and her project plans. Read on to catch a glimpse of Huiyao’s new life in St. Pete.


  • Student Spotlight: Kento Hasegawa, Japan

    A Japanese native whose passion is to learn Russian history and culture. That’s what best describes Kento, a participant in ITMO’s summer school in Russian language and culture. His keen interest in learning Russian and becoming a professional translator left us in awe. We got the opportunity to catch up with him and learn all about his experiences in our city. From enjoying the city’s observation decks to getting lost in the grandeur of the Hermitage, let's dive deep into the life of Kento Hasegawa.


  • Student Spotlight: Cheng Xintong, China

    This week, we reached out to Cheng Xintong, a Master’s student at ITMO who is currently studying remotely from China. She’s enrolled in the FoodTech program which is offered in English. She tells us a little bit about her experience of coming to Russia and her time here.


  • Celebrate Lunar Year of the Ox

    Welcoming the new moon on February 12, 2021, the world begins to celebrate the Spring Festival, also known as Chinese New Year. We asked our international students from China about how they keep up their traditions and celebrate it in St. Petersburg.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: December 19-20, 2020

    The weekend’s fast approaching and your only plan is another junk food-fueled Netflix marathon before you call it a night? We feel ya. Luckily, there’s still plenty of action happening in St. Petersburg – both safe and fun. And whether you’re looking for some festive mood or things to keep your mind busy, we’ve rounded up some ideas that will, for sure, be right up your alley.