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  • ITMO’s Advanced Engineering School Welcomes Its First Students

    In September 2022, ITMO University’s Advanced Engineering School received its first class of 55 Master’s students. Over the next two years, they’ll combine their primary studies with classes in data-driven approach and team management, all to become accomplished principal engineers. Today, we look at the school’s educational process, its differences from conventional programs, and the students’ impressions so far.


  • ITMO Team Wins Bronze at IST-2021

    The International Scientific Tournament, or IST for short, is a competition for students in the fields of natural sciences: physics, chemistry, and biology. Over the course of several days, the participants compete to solve interdisciplinary scientific challenges. A team that included four Master’s students of ITMO’s international research center SCAMT placed among the top three in this year’s competition.


  • DH Week in St. Petersburg: The Future of Digital Humanities in Russia and the World

    Throughout the past week, an event series at ITMO tackled the subject of digital humanities: over the course of five days, guest speakers spoke at length about neural networks, big data, deepfakes, and neuroart.


  • Rukami Fest 2020: ITMO’s TECHNOHISTORY Project Highlights Digital Loneliness and Bacteria Representation in Media

    Students and staff at ITMO University have presented the results of their interdisciplinary research at the Rukami international festival. Their projects dealt with the relationship between natural sciences, humanities, and biohacking, as well as space exploration, environmental effects of food, and the future of planet Earth.


  • Brain as a Hologram: Exploring Vision at ITMO’s Museum of Optics

    Interdisciplinarity is all the rage right now, and it’s no longer chic to stay within the narrow boundaries of your own subject. By now, you would have definitely heard about infochemistry or bioinformatics, but what about combining physics and neurophysiology? In this article, we will tell you how these subjects converge at ITMO’s Museum of Optics that creates a unique environment for new insights into vision and mind. 


  • 5 Questions to The Rector

    Recently, Forbes Education published an interview with Vladimir Vasilyev, Rector of ITMO University, Professor, and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences with a Doctor of Science in Engineering. Here is our translation of the original article. 


  • Master’s Student Mrinal Vashisth: Embracing Interdisciplinarity is Like Discovering Your Superpowers

    Mrinal Vashisth came from Rajasthan, India, to study in ITMO’s Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Master’s program. Before that, Mrinal worked at one of India’s best independent research institutions, and in the future, he plans to focus on neuroscience and research the mechanisms of memory and language. ITMO.NEWS talked to him about the benefits of interdisciplinarity and the power of data.