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  • ITMO PhD Student ‪Pavel Tonkaev‬ on His Path to Science and Applied Nanophotonics

    Pavel Tonkaev started his Master’s at ITMO University in 2017 after graduating from Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU). Since his second year here, Pavel has been studying perovskite materials in nanophotonics and optoelectronics. Current studies suggest that these materials may not only become the future of solar energy but also set the stage for various other technologies, from the creation of sensitive photodetectors to the study of living cells. In this article, Pavel talks about how to get into research in the second year of your Bachelor's, how his discoveries can help people in the future, and why scientists shouldn’t stick to one perspective.


  • ITMO Launches Two New Labs for Young Researchers

    As a result of a contest held as part of the Science and Universities national project by the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education, six new AI-focused laboratories are to open in St. Petersburg. Two of them have already launched at ITMO University – read on to learn about the way composite AI and intelligent technologies for infochemistry will be studied at ITMO.


  • Highlights from the International Young Scientists Conference in Computational Science 2021

    The 10th International Young Scientists Conference in Computational Science (YSC) took place in early July at ITMO University. This year, the conference took place online and involved Master’s and PhD students from more than ten different countries. Read on to learn all about YSC’s topics, lecturers, and participants.


  • Scientific Leadership: ITMO Hosts PI School by SCAMT

    The PI School is designed for young scholars wishing to learn how to put together teams, pose scientific objectives, seek project funding, and publish their results in major peer-reviewed journals. At the end of the one-week course, students will present their roadmaps for creating research laboratories that will be noticed not only in Russia but also in the world.


  • ITMO Dean Sergey Makarov on Profession, Publicity, and Scientific Openness

    Sergey Makarov is one of the youngest DSc holders at ITMO University. Together with Anvar Zakhidov, a professor at the University of Texas in Dallas, he led the formation of ITMO’s Laboratory of Hybrid Nanophotonics and Optoelectronics. Sergey has been nominated for various awards, including the President of Russia Award for Young Scientists in the Field of Science and Innovation and Research Excellence Award Russia as the youngest and most productive author in materials sciences. Not only does he run the laboratory, conduct research, and publish articles but also organizes conferences and international schools, and works as an editor in two scientific journals. ITMO.NEWS talked to Sergey to learn more about how to succeed in science, why it is important to reach out to the widest audience, what football players and scientists have in common, and whether it is possible to research on your own.


  • School for Young Scientists: ITMO University Hosts PI School by SCAMT

    The school will feature presentations by leading scholars from different parts of Russia who will speak about their research teams known in the country and abroad. Participants will be able to create laboratories at their higher education institutions with the support of the school’s mentors. The school is organized by ITMO University and the Center for Strategic Research North-West.


  • Two ITMO Scientists Receive Award from Academia Europaea's Russian Club

    Maxim Gorlach and Valentin Milichko, staff members of the Faculty of Physics and Engineering, have been recognized by Academia Europaea for their achievements in physics and chemistry.


  • Beginner’s Guide to Brainstorming and Writing Articles for Scientific Journals

    How many experiments should you carry out for an article? What do you do if you can't get into Nano Letters on the first try? And, above all, how do you deal with frustration and burnout? Find all the answers to these troubling questions in this ITMO.NEWS article.


  • School Student from St. Petersburg Becomes First Author of Article Published in Leading Chemistry Journal

    Following the results of her internship at ITMO’s ChemBio Cluster, Veronika Elkina wrote a review of the multiple fields that promethium can be applied in. The article was published in Frontiers in Chemistry, a top-quartile chemistry journal.


  • R&D Projects Competition Winners On Their Creations and University Support

    In late March, the results of ITMO’s practice-oriented R&D projects competition were announced. A total of 25 participants presented their ideas with only 10 getting grants from the University. These grants don’t only include financial support, but also help with project paperwork, and team work management. ITMO.NEWS got in touch with the heads of the winning teams to ask them why their projects are special and how they are planning to use the grants.