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  • 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).


  • ITMO Is One of the Top University Choices Among Contest Winners in Russia

    According to the findings of a Yandex Education survey, ITMO University, along with the Higher School of Economics and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, is one of the most popular universities among competition winners in mathematics and computer science. Their decisions are influenced by the quality of education, career prospects, and the practical nature of educational programs. ITMO University has remained at the top of the ranking since 2022.


  • ITMO Receives 5 Million Rubles to Support Young Scientists

    ITMO University has won the competition of student research associations organized by the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The university will use its 5-million-ruble grant to fund an international conference of young sciences, a career fair, a competition for the best scientific project, and nine other events that will help students find like-minded peers and boost their research skills.


  • Funded by ITMO: Your Academic Trips in Russia

    Good news for all ITMO students planning to travel to conferences, schools, internships, or other short-term academic events: ITMO can reimburse up to 70% of your expenses! This is done through the annual competition for partial funding of short-term educational events. We asked Daria Pavlichenko, a manager at the Academic Mobility Support Office, about everything you should know about this opportunity – from the application process to the available destinations. Read on to find out.


  • We’ve Done It Again: ITMO in Top-3 of Potanin Scholarship Contest

    ITMO is once again among the three universities whose students took the most winning spots at the Vladimir Potanin Scholarship Contest. Overall, 75 Russian universities took part in the event.


  • I Am a Professional: Programming & IT Track Among Contest's Most Popular

    In the first round of the I Am a Professional contest, the track Programming & Information Technologies, organized by ITMO, proved to be one of the most popular options with students. The contest features a total of over 70 tracks in 10 different fields, from computer science to healthcare. 


  • ITMO, HTML Academy and Yandex To Host Contest for Frontend Developers

    On February 18, HTML Academy online school will host Russia’s first national frontend development contest, organized in collaboration with ITMO and Yandex. Joining online, participants will solve real-life industry cases on developing web interfaces to be then ranked by their performance, as well as awarded within two categories – Best in Design and Best in JS. Those who make the top of the ranking, as well as winners in each category, will be invited for jobs or internships to Yandex and other leading Russian IT companies.


  • Why to Apply and How to Prep for Programming & Information Technologies Track at I Am a Professional

    Applications for the I Am a Professional contest are open until November 14. Winners will receive additional points when applying to Master's and PhD programs, as well as internships at prestigious corporations. In this installment of our series of articles about the contest, Alexander Mayatin, the curator of the Programming & Information Technologies track and an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, speaks about why students should join the contest and how they can win it.


  • CTF Competitions: Reasons To Join and Preparation Tips

    With an ever-increasing number of hacker attacks, cybersecurity specialists are compelled to constantly upgrade their skills; for one, by participating in Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions. In this article, Alexander Menshikov, an associate professor at ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, and Georgy Gennadiev, a CTF contest veteran and a Master’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies, provide an overview of existing CTF events, as well as list a pool of benefits they offer for specialists and companies alike.


  • Why to Apply and How to Prep for Robotics Track at I Am a Professional

    Registration is ongoing for students who wish to try their luck at the I Am a Professional contest and compete for a cash prize of up to 300,000 rubles, internships at renowned Russian companies, and admissions privileges at the nation’s top universities. ITMO University is in charge of the contest’s three tracks, including Robotics, which is curated by Islam Bzhikhatlov, an associate professor at the Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, who told us about what to expect this year and how to win the competition.