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  • ITMO’s Team Fargate Wins Kuban CTF-2021

    Kuban CTF (Capture The Flag) is a team competition in computer security that took place as part of Kuban Cyber Security Conference 2021. ITMO’s student team won the competition for the second time.


  • Student Spotlight: Todd Johnsen, USA

    Todd Johnsen is a first-year Master’s student. He came to Russia to study infochemistry and gain a better understanding of the relationship between IT, biology, and chemistry. In this interview, he tells us about his experience so far and his plans to start his own company.


  • Bringing a Young Russian Startup to USA Step-by-Step: Advice & Lifehacks from Investor Mikhail Gavrilov

    ITMO Accelerator hosted a talk by Mikhail Gavrilov, vice president of Bank St. Petersburg, an investor, and founder of Fantasy Invest. He gave advice on how to find American investors and explained why startupers need Reddit. Read on for the main outtakes. 


  • 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. 


  • Serhan Agrali: Visiting Silicon Valley Inspired My Major

    Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Serhan Agrali was just fourteen when he left his home town to pursue his dreams, leading him to travel and study in several countries, including the United States, China, and now Russia. He is currently a first-year student of the Bachelor's degree program in Software Engineering at ITMO University.


  • Mauro Corallo: We Are Human Beings and We Have to Behave as Such, Helping Each Other When Possible

    Coming from Milan, Italy, Mauro Corallo teaches English as a foreign language here at ITMO University. He talked to us about his experience in Russia and his favorite places in St. Petersburg.


  • Laine Schaublin: Moving to St. Petersburg Was One of the Best Decisions I’ve Ever Made

    A native of the warm and sunny St. Petersburg, Florida, Laine Schaublin came to a very different St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2013. Last September, she joined ITMO University, where she currently teaches advanced English language to first-year students.


  • Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum: How Science Communication Helps Bridge Divide Between the Nations

    2019 marks the end of the 10th Stanford US-Russia Forum. SURF, as it is also known, is an exchange program for Russian and American students, postdocs, and researchers from the two nations’ top universities, during which the participants can discuss the key topics of US-Russia relations and suggest ways to improve them. Daria Denisova, the deputy head of ITMO University’s Science Communication Center, spoke with ITMO.NEWS about her experience of working on a space project with an MIT researcher, meeting with NASA staff, exploring historical records in the Hoover Tower, and visiting a historical Russian fortress in Fort Ross, California.


  • SURF Stanford US-Russia Forum: Science Communication and Diplomacy

    The SURF Stanford US-Russia Forum is a year-long program for students and specialists from Russia and the USA who want to study the most relevant issues of today together. Each year, participants of SURF get to work alongside each other on research projects in the fields of politics, science, business, and others, to complete an unusual research/diplomacy program and to present the results of their work at Stanford University. This year, one of the program’s participants was Daria Denisova, the deputy head of ITMO University’s Science Communication Center. She spoke with ITMO.NEWS about taking part in SURF and getting to work with a space scientist from MIT.