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ITMO Highpark, the university’s upcoming world-class research, education, and innovation center, was named the best project of an innovative research and educational cluster by the jury of the international Golden Trezzini Awards. The awards ceremony was held at the Hermitage Theater on November 15.
Scientists from ITMO have come up with a three-step algorithm for the development of manipulators and walking or wearable robots. Compared to the usual methods, the new approach results in lighter, more efficient, affordable, and compact mechanisms. Walking robots that can move without having a full map of their surroundings are just one example of the designs produced by the new method. Another is the jumping robot made by the researchers to demonstrate their new algorithm. Read on to discover more.
Since 2005, every second Thursday of November has been celebrated as World Usability Day (WUD), a day when UX and UI designers come together to share their cases and ideas on improving user experience. ITMO honors the occasion with its own international conference WUD@ITMO, which was held this year for the eighth time. Learn all about the main topics discussed at the event in this article.
One of the key tasks of web designers is to come up with accessible apps and websites. That’s what second-year Master’s students at the Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems are engaged in. ITMO.NEWS asked them to discuss their projects and ideas.
ITMO isn't just a place where you can learn, but also a place to share your knowledge with others. For instance, the DesArm student club for design enthusiasts hosts free workshops and other educational events. Recently, ITMO graduate and lead designer Alexandra Zavorovskaya has launched her own workshop at the club. In this interview, we talk about Alexandra’s path in the field of design, the essential qualities of amateur designers, and her experience of teaching design through practice.
CGI cartoons are what inspired Andrey Balkanskii to study design. He enrolled at ITMO to dive into this field and after gaining professional experience, came to develop his projects at his alma mater. Andrey Balkanskii also teaches specialized courses focused on UX/UI design and last year he won the ITMO.EduStars award. Why are lecturers like coaches and how can they keep up with the ever-changing trends? Read on to find out.
A team of young engineers, CodeX, driven by the idea of promoting their own open-source products has recently launched a new season of CodeX meetups. In this article, Alexander Menshchikov, the company’s lead developer, speaks about his team, as well as their goals and first meetup in this season.
In 2021, Artem Masorin, the founder of Russia’s first independent lighting design bureau “Looch'' and lead lighting designer at CUT Ingenieurbüro für Licht Medien Design, joined the team of lecturers for ITMO’s Lighting Design Master’s program. In 2020, he was named among the most talented and promising representatives of the lighting design industry in the 40 under 40 ranking. In an interview for ITMO.NEWS, he speaks about the content of ITMO’s new course, about creativity and technologies, and the recipe of his success.
The lab is based at the Konstantine Grot boarding school for the visually impaired. At the lab’s presentation, showcased was the Neurotafl device that is meant to help develop creativity and abstract thinking in children with visual impairments.
A total of 16 international schools of architecture and design from all over the world have joined their forces under the aegis of Thomas Jefferson University (USA) in order to create a digital course in urban design during the pandemic. Online learning allows students to enter programs from the world’s leading universities. The Creative Lighting Department of ITMO University is the first and so far the only Russian institution that joined the SEE: Our Cities project.