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  • Vladimir Putin Meets ITMO PhD Students at World Youth Festival

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with international students pursuing their PhDs at Russian universities before the closing ceremony of the World Youth Festival. On behalf of ITMO University, the festival was attended by Fares Dia Eddine Ghorab from the Infochemistry Scientific Center and Darwesh Ghadeer from the Faculty of Secure Information Technologies.


  • From Wet Labs to Omics Studies: A Biologist’s Path Towards His Dream Career

    Artem Amosov is a recent graduate of ITMO’s Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Master’s program who is dreaming of doing omics research – studies at the intersection of genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. In this interview, we talk about the projects he ventures into at ITMO’s Institute of Applied Computer Science and the importance of additional training for professional researchers.


  • Russian Science Foundation to Support R&D in Five New Fields In 2023

    The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) is set to receive additional powers to financially support those experimental research & development projects that are of interest to the industry and can potentially be introduced into the current production processes. This was stated by Alexander Khlunov, the CEO of RSF, in his address at the second Congress of Young Scientists in Sochi on December 1st. The funding will be provided for five priority fields of research. See below for more details.


  • ITMO Student Vlada Petrova on Quantum Chemistry in Practice

    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. 


  • Congress of Young Scientists Day 3: Reviewing Year of Science and Technology in Russia

    A total of 3,000 students, researchers, and representatives of government and business took part in the Congress of Young Scientists in Sochi over the three days of the event. The congress concluded with a plenary session, where the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Chernyshenko, the Aide to the Russian President Andrei Fursenko, and the Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov discussed the results of the Year of Science and Technology in Russia with leading Russian researchers and representatives of tech companies. Read on for the highlights of the session. 


  • Green Energy, Leadership Training, and Talent Scouting: Highlights From Day Two of Congress of Young Scientists

    The Sirius Park of Science and Art in Sochi continues to host the National Congress of Young Scientists. The event’s second day has included over 50 sessions, talks, and discussions; the informal part of the program featured quests, science battles, intellectual games, and a rather unusual chess tournament.


  • Congress of Young Scientists Day 1: School of Russian Science Foundation, Art & Science, and Student Laboratories

    December 8 marked the start of the National Congress of Young Scientists – one of the closing events of the Russian Year of Science and Technology – in the Sirius Park of Science and Art, Sochi. More than 3,000 attended the congress on the first day. Among the participants are representatives of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the Russian Science Foundation (RSF), universities and research laboratories, leading IT and tech companies, as well as aspiring scientists and school students. Researchers and experts from ITMO University got a chance to share their experiences and moderate several discussions. Here are the highlights of the event’s first day.


  • Machine Learning and Geological Faults: ITMO Students Take Part in a School by Gazprom Neft

    This spring, the Sirius educational center in Sochi held a school in Infocommunication Technologies Application in the Oil and Gas Industry. At the school organized by the Gazprom Neft Science & Technology Center students learned how machine learning can be used in the mining of mineral resources and created team projects on the topic. First-year students of ITMO’s Master’s program in Big Data and Machine Learning were among the participants of the school. 


  • Data Science for Gen Z: ITMO Staff Ksenia Balabaeva Joins Gazprom Contest as Mentor

    Ksenia Balabaeva, an ITMO staff member, became a mentor for the participants of the Developing Talent contest organized by Gazprom Neft. Ksenia helped gifted school students solve IT problems inspired by the needs of today’s oil and gas industry. Learn more about the contest and Ksenia’s experience in this ITMO.NEWS article.


  • Reach Out and Touch Science: Sirius Conference Participants at ITMO University

    From February 10 to 15, five students from Moscow, Kazan and Saint Petersburg took part in an internship at the Faculty of Physics and Engineering at ITMO University. Supervised by researchers and postgraduate students, they worked for a week on a real experiment with high-tech equipment. You can find on ITMO.NEWS information about what “smart labels” are and how to work on them, as well as what experience in general you can get from such internships.