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ITMO University’s School of Physics and Engineering joined the PathWave Design program by Keysight Technologies, an international company engaged in the development of automated design systems for high-frequency, microwave, and high-speed digital devices. As part of the partnership, ITMO will gain access to online seminars, workshops, and software.
After almost three years of operation, the Startup Connect, a joint project of Russia and Finland, has come to an end. It is funded by the European Union, the Russian Federation, and the Republic of Finland. During this time, ITMO University and the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK) have organized several startup festivals, international schools, and business camps.
On April 13, Vladimir Vasilyev, the Rector of ITMO University, and Mikhail Vedernikov, the Governor of Pskov Oblast, signed a cooperation agreement between the university and the region’s administration.
The new club will host hackathons, lectures, seminars, and internship programs for students in the oil and gas sector to help them learn how to solve high-tech energy tasks.
Herzen University and ITMO Specialists Develop a Bot that Helps Prepare for the Unified State Exam in Chemistry
The Chemistry Bot allows future school graduates to study for their Unified State Exam (USE) in chemistry interactively. School students can learn something new, receive feedback, and check their progress right on the social network VK, instead of solving similar tasks all day long. To find out more about the concept, features, and uniqueness of this tool, read this article by ITMO.NEWS.
Last year, Evgeniy Odlyanitskiy, ITMO University Faculty of Photonics and Optical Information’s PhD student, was invited for a six-month long internship at the University of Bordeaux in France. In six months, the Russian-French research team was supposed to create a laser system that is able to take high-quality pictures of objects in terahertz frequency range with subwave resolution. At the moment, the only system of that kind is located in Japan. Evgeniy was supposed to create his own version to be applied in the field of biophotonics. Read on to learn more about his research process and achieved results in this ITMO.NEWS article.
ITMO University and MTS, one of the largest Russian telecommunication companies and a digital services provider, are launching a new program for the 5G track. It’s meant for the residents of ITMO University’s Accelerator: for technological entrepreneurs who, after completing the program, can become MTS 5G Center’s residents in Moscow and receive a grant for the development of solutions in this field.
ITMO University’s international research center SCAMT, together with specialists from the Mariinskaya Hospital, continues to work on a new thrombolytic drug. Based on the results of preliminary tests, magnetically controlled particles can break down blood clots significantly more effectively than the drugs currently used. In 2018, the treatment underwent preclinical tests. ITMO.NEWS met SCAMT head Vladimir Vinogradov and Ivan Dudanov, head of the Regional Vascular Center, operating surgeon at the Mariinskaya Hospital and professor, to learn about the tests that await the new drug, what’s needed to be done to introduce it to the market and when this could happen.
ITMO University and Huawei Discuss Advancement of Scientific Cooperation and Joint Development of Startups
For several years now, ITMO University and the company Huawei have been cooperating on scientific research and organization of internships for the university’s staff and students. However, the partners see opportunities for expanding this cooperation in a number of fields, including the training of talents, support of ITMO University’s research, development of startups and integration of technologies created at the university into the company’s products. The administration of ITMO has recently met with the representatives of the company to discuss these promising prospects.
What’s the most effective way of teaching English for research and academic purposes? How best for scientists to develop their communication and presentation skills? And why shouldn’t you shy away from speaking English in unfamiliar environments? ITMO.NEWS sat down with Satu Rusko, Karen Niskanen and Magdalini Liontou, English language tutors at the University of Oulu who have recently visited ITMO as part of the Russian-Finnish university cooperation program FIRST+, to learn their takes on all this and more.