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The International Conference on Electrical Power Drive Systems (ICEPDS) is held every two years at Russian universities that significantly contribute to the development of energy systems.
This Monday, the 12th Fundamental Problems of Optics conference kicked off at ITMO University. This year’s key topics of discussion are quantum communications and the development of theoretical knowledge regarding 6G data transfer.
On September 22-25, ITMO University is hosting the international conference GraphiCon-2020. Established in 1991, the conference is a key event for specialists in the world of computer graphics and adjacent fields.
A Great Opportunity to Practice Public Speaking: SPIE Photonics Europe Participant on the Advantages of Online Scientific Conferences
This year, SPIE Photonics Europe, one of the oldest and largest in scope conferences by the international society for optics and photonics SPIE, was decided to be held online. In this article, Antonina Dadadzhanova, ITMO University student and participant of the event, talks about its new format and how this experience can come in handy.
School Student from St. Petersburg Becomes First Author of Article Published in Leading Chemistry Journal
Following the results of her internship at ITMO’s ChemBio Cluster, Veronika Elkina wrote a review of the multiple fields that promethium can be applied in. The article was published in Frontiers in Chemistry, a top-quartile chemistry journal.
ITMO University hosted the recent Congress of Young Scientists from April 15 to 18. This was the first time that the event was held online. Everyone was quick to adapt to the new online format, and the schedule remained intact. Overall, the Congress was attended by more than 2000 people from 60 cities in Russia and more than 180 research and educational organizations. Find out more in this article.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has forced theaters, museums and concert halls to move into the digital space – and scientific events are not an exception. This year, the Congress of Young Scientists was set, for the 17th time, to bring together talented researchers at ITMO University. But 2020 turned out to be historic, and this Congress – unique. As part of the reviewed arrangement, young scientists will be presenting their research and communicating with experts on Zoom.
On September 14-18, 2020, the capital of Georgia is planning to host the METANANO international conference. Held in Russia over the recent years, the event is venturing abroad to the sunlit city of Tbilisi. Despite the pandemic, the preparations for the conference are still ongoing. The organizers are thinking about how to introduce online formats into the program. Talented students, PhD researchers and young scientists wishing to attend METANANO can partake in a grants competition. Abstracts have to be sent in by March 31. More on the conditions for participation, the program, formats and speakers of the conference in this article by ITMO.NEWS.
Edible Food Wrap, Supplements for Bees and a Natural Antiseptic: Exploring New Applications for One of the Most Common Biopolymers
At the end of February, the scientific conference “Prospects of Using Polyfunctional Components of Chitin and Chitosan in Food Systems” was held at ITMO University as part of strategic cooperation between ITMO and the Federal Research Center “Fundamentals of Biotechnology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Scientists from all over the country gathered in St. Petersburg to discuss the latest developments in chitin and chitosan research. ITMO.NEWS talked to them about new research in this field and various applications the common biopolymer can be used for – from medicine to food industry and agriculture
Scientists from ITMO’s Faculty of Secure Information Technologies have suggested applying blockchain technology to monitoring road traffic. Their algorithm will make it possible for driverless cars to create unalterable activity logs to document any road accident they detect. The accidents will be kept in databases to identify potential “black spots”. The project was showcased at the International Conference on Information Networking 2020 (ICOIN 2020) in Barcelona and is published in the SCOPUS-indexed proceedings of the Conference.