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  • More Than a University: ITMO is a Research and Educational Corporation

    Known as a science trailblazer and a leader in education in Russia, ITMO University has been making its name in other fields, too, by experimenting with new educational formats, establishing collaborative labs and centers with the country’s top companies, and stimulating its staff to found startups that go on to be accepted into renowned accelerators. Rapid growth and new challenges encourage the university to embark on a new development path – namely, to transform into a research and educational corporation. ITMO’s rebranding plans were unveiled during ITMO.conf, which was held today, on August 30, in Sevkabel Port.


  • ITMO Introduces New Logo and Style

    The new design is a result of ITMO University’s growth over the past few years. It reflects goals set as part of the new Open-Source University program. Find out more about the changes and underlying reasons in this article.


  • Is AI About to Replace Programmers?

    DeepMind, an AI development company and the creators of AlphaGo, an algorithm that managed to defeat a professional Go player, has come up with a new algorithm that can write software code and solve complex creative tasks. Dubbed AlphaCode, it is more successful than 46% of actual competitive programmers. However, it still can’t replace a human developer. Let’s find out why.


  • ITMO Highpark to Become Connected to St. Petersburg’s Water Supply Network

    The Vodokanal of St. Petersburg (the city’s main water utilities enterprise – Ed.) has begun the final stage of connecting ITMO Highpark to centralized cold water supply and disposal systems; as of now, the associated works are 80% done. As part of their efforts, the state utilities company’s specialists will install over 41 kilometers of engineering infrastructure.


  • ITMO Student Designs an Active Exoskeleton to Lift Weight

    Alexey Ledyukov, a student at ITMO’s Faculty of Control Systems and Robotics, has designed an exoskeleton that will be able to help lift up to 80 kilograms easily. At the same time, the suit itself doesn’t weigh much: you can move and even run in it freely. In this interview, Alexey shared how he managed to create his first exoskeleton while still in school and how his project can be of use to rescuers and airsoft fans.


  • ITMO Scientists Launch App for Meditation Quality Assessment

    A research team from ITMO’s Faculty of Information Technologies and Programming has developed an app that can assist its users in practicing meditation by analyzing their stance, breathing rate, and micromovements. Based on the latest AI technologies, Mindful Relax detects different poses with the help of a smartphone camera.


  • ITMO Avatar Insights: First Results of Testing and Reviews

    This fall, the ITMO’s Avatar team began beta testing the new app, which involved over 50 people. In this article, you can learn more about the app, the results of testing, and users’ feedback.


  • Best Projects by Participants of Online School by ITMO Avatar Developers

    In late November, the development team of ITMO Avatar conducted the online school Digital Services for Personal Assistants: Finances, Education, Gaming Industry” and organized a project contest following its results. Read about the best projects in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • ITMO University’s Faculty Support Office: Consultations, Workshops, and Internships

    ITMO’s Faculty Support Office has opened its doors for the academic staff on Lomonosova and Chaykovskogo streets, as well as Kronverksky prospect. The office provides information, conducts workshops, and offers professional development courses and internships.


  • How an ITMO Student and Her Friend's YouTube Channel is Breaking Stereotypes About Women in IT

    Isabella Merkulova and Mariia Kokaiia work together at Panoramik GameDev Studio, and recently they started the YouTube channel DEVchata (a pun on the Russian word for “gals” – Ed.). The co-hosts conduct interviews with experts from the IT world and discuss the industry's concerns. ITMO.NEWS talked to Isabella and Mariia to find out about the channel’s history and plans.