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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.


  • First Graduates of ITMO and Sberbank’s Corporate Master’s Program in Robotics Discuss Their Projects

    In 2019, ITMO University and Sberbank expanded their collaboration to the field of robotics and this June witnessed the first ever graduation from the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence corporate Master’s program. Students of the program had the chance to take part in a contest for the opportunity to complete their theses at the Sberbank Robotics Laboratory, thus getting access to the company’s mentors and unique equipment. 


  • Team of ITMO’s Youth Robotics Lab Deemed Best Novices at RoboCup 2021 Finals

    ITMO’s team became best among novices at the international finals of RoboCup 2021. Their winning project was Robert Robotecky, a robot musician that performed the popular French song Sous le Ciel de Paris.


  • ITMO Robotics Team Wins RoboCup Russia Open

    Robert Robotecky, a self-balancing hoverboard-riding musical robot brought victory to the team from ITMO’s Youth Robotics Lab at RoboCup Russia Open – 2021.


  • Tauras-Fenix Company Becomes Corporate Partner of ITMO’s Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Master’s Program

    The program’s students will get an opportunity to take internships at the company with prospects of future employment. The company, on its side, hopes for not just new personnel but also expert opinions of ITMO staff regarding the development of completely automated packaging machinery and other similar equipment.


  • ITMO Robotics Team Converts Hoverboard Into Life-Sized Robot

    The robot’s algorithm controls the self-balancing scooter’s motherboard, the human-size robot impresses with its dimensions, weight, and technical solutions. The team has already won the St. Petersburg Open Robotics Competitions, and their next goal is the national stage of the RoboCup.


  • Mind-Blowing Research of the Month: Exploring the Deep Sea

    Yesterday was all about space exploration as we celebrated Cosmonautics Day in Russia. It’s hard to imagine, but despite venturing far out into space, we still don’t know nearly enough about the inhabitants of the Earth’s oceans and especially at their deepest levels. There, in constantly reigning darkness an enigmatic world uncurls in slow motion. How can cutting-edge research in AI and robotics help explore this world? Read on to find out.


  • ITMO’s Robot Artist Learns To Earn Money Using NFT

    Researchers from ITMO’s Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies are the first to launch NFT (non-fungible tokens) for the creations of the Gaka-Chu robot artist. The robot’s pictures are already in demand – there are buyers willing to purchase tokens for the equivalent of $1,600 in Ethereum. Gaka-Chu will spend his earnings on new paints, brushes, and canvas.


  • Winter School on Robotics and Control Systems Wraps at ITMO

    On February 3-6, ITMO hosted the Winter School on Robotics and Control Systems, which brought together over a hundred participants. The best students will have the chance to enroll in ITMO’s Master’s programs without taking entrance exams.


  • Picture of the Week: Kawasaki Robotics Industrial Robot with Force Control Sensor

    The robot is used to test new sensorless control algorithms, which provide safety for humans working alongside industrial robots.