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  • 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.


  • IT for Financial Experts: Bank Saint Petersburg Employees Received ITMO University Professional Development Certificates

    The conference hall of Bank Saint Petersburg hosted the closing ceremony of the professional development course created by ITMO University’s National Center for Cognitive Technologies (NCCT). Each participant was granted standard-issue certificates and three students with the highest scores received special gifts from the NCCT. Read on to learn more about the course and its unique features.


  • ITMO Graduate on Britain's IT Market, Hedge Funds and Working in the Field of Financial Technologies

    ITMO graduate Denis Evseev is currently working in London at Arrowgrass, a major hedge fund, in the Quantitative Development Department, where he writes programs for traders and portfolio managers. Having moved to Great Britain, he joined a Master’s program at City, University of London, and had tens of job interviews at major banks and international companies in the course of his studies. In an interview for ITMO.NEWS, he spoke about studying in London, the differences in Russian and British educational systems, working on one’s individual project and what one has to account for if they plan to continue their education abroad.


  • ITMO Students' Facial Recognition System Wins 'Best Creative Solution' at Fintech Cup

    The future of the banking industry becomes increasingly interconnected with biometric technology. Sberbank has already started implementing the latest technologies in this field and collecting its clients’ biometric data. Experts estimate that two million bank clients will use biometrics by 2020. This is the main focus of the Interface project conducted by students from ITMO’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies. The project even got the prize for the best creative solution at the Fintech Cup-2018 Championship. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, the students share their thoughts about the future of biometric data.


  • Coining It: ITMO University and Bank Saint Petersburg Develop Ways to Forecast Clients Spending Patterns

    Last week, Higher School of Economics’s St. Petersburg campus hosted the 10th International Conference on Social Informatics, or SocInfo 2018 for short. The multidisciplinary event is an annual get-together for experts from different countries and fields, gathering to discuss their experiences of using information technologies to study social phenomena. One of this year’s conference speakers hails from ITMO University: Danila Vaganov, a second-year Master’s student at the High-Performance Computing Department and research associate at the eScience Research Institute, presented ITMO’s joint project with Bank Saint Petersburg. Its aim is to forecast the purchases the bank’s clients make through analyzing their financial and social data.