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  • Student Spotlight: Rigel Olvera, Mexico

    From Mexico to Vladimir and later to St. Petersburg, Rigel tells his history to ITMO.NEWS. He’s in his first year of studies at the High Molecular Weight Compound PhD program and is also a participant of the ITMO.Mentors initiative.

    29.10.2020

  • Student Spotlight: Jose David Ortiz, Colombia

    Jose David Ortiz, a Bachelor’s student in the program Computer Systems and Technologies at ITMO University, tells ITMO.NEWS about his experiences, the initial challenges he faced, and why he ended up enjoying his studies in Russia.

    22.10.2020

  • ITMO University Students Win the Rosneft Robotics Hackathon

    ITMO university team Desyatochka (Russian for “ten”) became the winner of the Robotics Hackathon in Ufa and team ITMO-1 received a special award in the Interesting Solution category. Learn more about the participants’ preparation, winning strategies, and future plans in this ITMO.NEWS article.

    21.10.2020

  • ITMO University’s Digital Humanities Center: A Place For Learning, Research, and Work

    The Digital Humanities Center (DH Center) is one of the few places in Russia where you can study and conduct research in the field of digital humanities, a rather new but fascinating phenomenon in modern science. Moreover, for some students and junior researchers, DH Center has also become a workplace. We asked them to share their experience.

    20.10.2020

  • Staff Spotlight: Assel Romanova, Kazakhstan

    Assel Romanova is a woman of the 21st century – she takes part in numerous educational projects and supports gender equality in IT. Moreover, she teaches Mobile Application Development at ITMO. In this interview, she shares the secret of how to inspire students to study and tells us what surprised her about Russia.

    15.10.2020

  • ITMO Graduate Dmitry 'Finargot' Plyusnin On His Career in Streaming and Russian Voice-over of Dota 2

    Dmitry Plyusnin graduated from the School of Computer Technologies and Control but has never worked in this field. ITMO.NEWS caught up with Dmitry to find out more about his Dota2VO media community, which he founded as a fourth-year student, and the first Russian voice-over of the popular game.

    08.10.2020

  • Staff Spotlight: Daniel Nsengumuremyi, Rwanda

    In 2020, Daniel Nsengumuremyi graduated from ITMO with a PhD in Food Biotechnology, and now eagers to continue his academic career in order to contribute to the development of his homeland, Rwanda. In this interview for ITMO.NEWS, he talks about his Russian education experience and explains the unusual properties of lake mud.

    08.10.2020

  • You Can Fight the World and Win: ITMO Graduate Kirill Rivkin on DataArt, Studies in the US and His Startup

    Kirill Rivkin went to ITMO in the ‘90s. Since then, he has tried his hand at DataArt, got a PhD in theoretical physics in the USA, became a hard drive engineer at Seagate Technology, created a startup that develops processors, and published five books on the history of weapons. 

    05.10.2020

  • Staff Spotlight: Mingzhao Song, China

    Mingzhao Song, a researcher at the Faculty of Physics and Engineering, came to St. Petersburg almost eight years ago and since then has made a significant contribution to ITMO University’s research activities. In an interview for our portal, he talks about his breakthrough in the field of wireless charging of electronic devices and his unusual hobby.

    01.10.2020

  • Staff Spotlight: Hadi Hijazi, Lebanon/France

    Despite the closed borders, Hadi Hijazi continues his work at ITMO as a research associate at the Faculty of Laser Photonics and Optoelectronics. In this interview, he talked to us about his experience in Russia and revealed his vision on the role of science in the modern world.  

    24.09.2020