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  • ITMO Scientists Create a Hopping Robot Using Morphological Computation

    The International Laboratory of Biomechatronics and Energy-Efficient Robotics has created a prototype of an energy-efficient hopping robot. The design is based on flexible joints and a series elastic actuator.


  • Researchers on the Spread of COVID-19 in St. Petersburg and Vaccination

    Scientists have analyzed the spread of coronavirus in St. Petersburg throughout the past year. The research was headed by Anton Barchuk, head of the European University’s Institute of Interdisciplinary Medical Research and executive director at the Northwestern Federal District Association of Oncologists, and Daniil Shirokov,  head of ITMO’s Center for Development of Publishing Activities and the scientific department of Severgroup Medicine. ITMO.NEWS asked them to share the achieved results and discuss plans for further research.


  • ITMO Highpark to Become Part of St. Petersburg’s Transportation System

    During a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, Alexander Beglov, the Governor of St. Petersburg, presented an outline of ITMO Highpark, a world-class research, education, and innovation center that will become an essential part of St. Petersburg’s transportation system.


  • Project-Based Master’s Program – ITMO’s Higher School of Engineering Offers a New Approach to Education

    It often happens that students graduate from universities equipped with profound theoretical knowledge but with no experience of applying it in practice. That leads them to spend several years adapting to the actual labor market conditions instead of using their full potential in their field.


  • ITMO University Hosts Seventh SCAMT Workshop Week

    SCAMT Workshop Week (SWW), a summer school for Russian and international students, took place in July.


  • ITMO Accelerator Demo Day: Top Startup Projects From Virtual Fitting Rooms to Sharing Parking Places

    As another season at ITMO Accelerator came to an end, the finalists of the program presented their startup projects and plans for their development to an expert board.


  • ITMO Researchers Create Perovskite Chess Set That Glows in the Dark

    For today’s International Chess Day, a research team from ITMO’s School of Physics and Engineering presents a unique device – a chess set with light-emitting pieces that contain perovskite. The energy is delivered wirelessly into each piece using a special transmitter embedded into the chessboard.


  • This Weekend in St. Petersburg: July 24-25, 2021

    Half the summer is already behind us – but the other half is gloriously glowing right ahead, so let’s step into it day by day, taking nothing for granted. This weekend treats us to three diverse exhibitions and a city-wide celebration, so take out your diaries and let’s dive right into our guide! 


  • ITMO Highpark Design Project Documentation Approved

    At a recent working session of the Government of St. Petersburg, Alexander Beglov, the Governor of the city, has approved the design project of the world-class research, education, and innovation center ITMO Highpark, which is to be located in the Pushkinsky district of the city. 


  • ITMO Students Learn Academic English With The University of Arizona Lecturers

    ITMO University students spent their spring semester learning how best to communicate with their international collaborators, what to avoid when writing an article for a peer-reviewed journal, and what to keep in mind during a conference presentation. In this article, students share their experiences from the course.