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Emotion recognition is widely used to monitor the emotional state of drivers, prevent health hazards, or deliver new gaming experiences – but what about art? Can such technologies, say, help musicians compose or improvise? They certainly can, says Garri Proshian, a graduate of ITMO’s Faculty of Software Engineering and Computer Systems, who has created a service that allows you to play musical instruments hands-free, using only your facial expressions. Learn more about his invention in the article.
If you’ve ever wanted to cook in the kitchen from Ratatouille, travel to the past, or peek inside the human body, you can now do that with projects developed by graduates of ITMO’s Computer Technologies in Design Bachelor’s program. Read on for backstage development stories of Matrix-inspired virtual realities and cartoon-like sets.
The ITMO.STARS contest (application deadline: July 25) allows talented applicants to enroll at ITMO University regardless of their Unified State Exam scores. This initiative was launched five years ago and since then, several dozen gifted applicants submitted their projects and used them to enter the university. Last year, 19 students became finalists of the contest. In this story, some of them describe what they’ve managed to achieve since then.
ITMO University recently hosted the first Research Summer Camp in Biotechnology, organized by the international research center "Biotechnologies of the Third Millenium." Participants from nine countries including China, India, Egypt, and Turkey gathered to learn about cutting-edge methods and research trends in food biotechnologies.
There are many reasons why we might feel anxiety – from global events and crises to exams or our everyday chores. But what are the mechanisms behind it? And are there any experimentally proven ways to overcome anxiety? With these questions, we turned to researchers from ITMO’s Center for Neuroscience in Education, headed by Maxim Likhanov, a participant of ITMO’s Fellowship & Professorship program. The center has recently launched a project aiming to develop and implement techniques that will improve the mental well-being of ITMO students.
A round of project defenses was recently held at ITMO University for the participants of a competition for practice-oriented research and R&D projects. All in all, 13 were presented at the event – all of the projects received financial support in 2020 and 2021, while those that are yet to reach completion will receive further assistance.
How can computers help prevent poisoning from organophosphorus compounds, such as agricultural pesticides? Vlada Petrova, a fourth-year student at ITMO’s Faculty of Energy and Ecotechnology, does research at the intersection of quantum chemistry and ecology. She recently had the chance to work on her project at the Sirius educational center. Read on to learn about the results she was able to produce and the problems solved by quantum chemistry.
ITMO and XAMK Russian-Finnish Technology Brokers School: Technology Transfer for Students and Professionals
Who are technology brokers and how can they promote technologies in Russia and Finland? That’s what the Russian-Finnish Technology Brokers School, a part of the Twin Campus project, was all about. Read on to learn more about the school’s contents and results.
A recent session of ITMO University’s Coordination Council included an interim review of the first projects implemented as part of the university’s 2030 Development Strategy. Four teams reported on their progress thus far; instead of a formal report, the defenses took place as open discussions. In addition, project members conducted tours of their laboratories and showed their working process. Read on to learn more in this ITMO.NEWS report.
Idea to Startup: Students & Staff on ITMO Accelerator’s Winter School for Monterrey Institute of Technology
For the second year in a row, the ITMO Accelerator has held a winter school for students of the Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (Mexico). This year, the school brought together 24 students. During the two-week course, the school’s participants had the chance to try their hand at developing their own projects from scratch.