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  • Student Spotlight: Afif Rahman, Bangladesh

    In this interview with Afif, an international student from Bangladesh, we delve into his captivating journey to St. Petersburg, where he has recently embarked on a new chapter in his life. He also shares his heartfelt insights about his hometown and unveils the reason that led him to choose ITMO as his academic destination. Read on to find out.


  • Student Spotlight: Ye Htet Aung, Myanmar

    From the land of the golden pagodas to the land of superlatives, Ye’s journey to ITMO has been, indeed, fascinating. With a dream of becoming a successful IT specialist, Ye enrolled in ITMO on a full scholarship. In this interview, he shares with us the many sparkles of Burmese culture and introduces us to his goals, hobbies, and ambitions.


  • ITMO Lands in Top 3 of RAEX National Subject Ranking in IT and Robotics

    ITMO University placed third in the categories Information Technology and Engineering & Robotics of the latest RAEX national ranking by subject. In total, the ranking featured 164 universities from 42 regions of Russia.


  • Student Spotlight: Sara Nikolic, Serbia

    Over the years, we’ve shared the stories of many international students from different parts of the world. But this time, we got the opportunity to talk to an international student from a country with similar cultural roots. In this interview, Sara Nikolic, a fourth-year Bachelor's student from Serbia, points out the subtle differences that exist between the two nations and how she is getting along in a country that is so similar yet so different from her motherland.


  • Student Spotlight: Nguyen Thi Thuy Duong, Vietnam

    If traveling is a part of your New Year’s resolutions, then Vietnam should definitely be on top of your destination list. Filled with beautiful scenery, mouth-watering food, and kind-hearted people, this country is undoubtedly a great place to relax and rejuvenate. Interestingly, ITMO is home to a massive community of Vietnamese students and Thuy Duong is a recent addition to the family. But what led her to ITMO? Let’s learn from Duong herself!


  • Student Spotlight: Nouar Ismail, Syria

    Trust us when we say there’s no right age to do a PhD. Take inspiration from our international student Nouar, who decided to return to studenthood after spending 12 long years as a working professional. Driven by sheer passion for learning, Nouar decided to venture into a new realm of possibilities at ITMO. In today’s interview, we take a deep dive into his life and learn more about his ambitions and future plans.


  • Researcher Oleg Borisov on Being a PI and Creating Robot Dogs in Russia

    Oleg Borisov attended school in Astrakhan Oblast, hundreds of kilometers away from St. Petersburg, but his passion for computer technologies and control led him to ITMO. Today, Oleg is working on control algorithms for robotic systems, as well as supervising several research teams. In this article, the researcher speaks about his work experience and shares his view on whether Russian developers can compete with Boston Dynamics.


  • Highlights of National PROF-IT Forum: Helping School Students Define Their IT Futures

    What is the best way to offer career advice to school students? Participants of the workshop on current problems in IT training have offered their solutions at the tenth national PROF-IT forum. Over 60 school and university students, lecturers, educators, and representatives of IT companies attended the event.


  • Student Spotlight: Usman Farooq, Pakistan

    Studying abroad is exciting, but it has its own highs and lows. One of the challenges is adapting to a new place and a new culture. For students like Usman Farooq, being away from home in a new country is difficult. But Usman is not a quitter! Despite all odds, he is working relentlessly to not only adapt to the new setting but also make the most of his opportunities. Take a sneak peek into the life of Usman, who traveled from Lahore to St. Petersburg to fulfill his dream of studying at ITMO.


  • Systems-on-a-Chip and Truly Smart Devices: MTS AI and ITMO Launch a New Lab

    A new corporate lab by MTS AI has recently opened at the Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems. One of its key research fields is Edge AI technologies that stand for programming on compact neuroaccelerators and systems-on-a-chip. Specialists from MTS AI will teach students as part of the Design and Development of AI Systems program. We talked to Anton Maslov, the leading developer of the company about the technology’s prospects and the collaboration between MTS and ITMO University.