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Warning the deaf and hard-of-hearing about potential dangers, calling emergency services through context commands, and assisting people with visual impairments in learning how to type – all these are projects developed by Dmitry Vasilyev, a Master’s student of ITMO’s program Programming for the Visually Impaired. One of Dmitry’s apps is already used by several hundred people with disabilities, but he plans to create a whole ecosystem of apps with access to various inclusive technologies. In this interview, we talk about the results of Dmitry’s projects, his further plans, and his big dream.
The registration period for future participants of the annual I Am a Professional contest has recently concluded, making the track Programming & Information Technologies – delivered by ITMO – the most popular among St. Petersburg students. Moreover, it transpired that more students from ITMO have signed up for the contest than from any other universities in the city.
Why to Apply and How to Prep for Programming & Information Technologies Track at I Am a Professional
Applications for the I Am a Professional contest are open until November 14. Winners will receive additional points when applying to Master's and PhD programs, as well as internships at prestigious corporations. In this installment of our series of articles about the contest, Alexander Mayatin, the curator of the Programming & Information Technologies track and an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, speaks about why students should join the contest and how they can win it.
Students from ITMO University were named winners of the 13th annual information security competition VolgaCTF in Samara. The final stage of the competition pitted 23 teams from Russia and neighboring countries. As a result of this victory, the team from ITMO moved up in the ranking to become one of the world’s top three CTF teams in the field of infosec.
Participating under a neutral flag, a team of Russian school students brought home a haul of four gold medals at the recent International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI). The competition took place in Hungary and drew contestants from over 90 countries. The team was coached by Andrey Stankevich, an associate professor at ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, and Alexey Maleev, the head of the IT Education Development Center at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT).
As a teen, Evgeny Nekrasov lost his vision and his right hand in an accident. Having learned to live with his disability, Evgeny successfully completed his Bachelor's and Master's degrees. He has since landed a job as a DevOps engineer at VK and launched his own project. Now he is working on a special armband that would make smart home technologies accessible to visually impaired users. Learn more about his recovery and career in this interview.
The Master’s program Programming and Artificial Intelligence restarts with a new, improved format. This year, students will have a choice of two tracks, depending on whether they want to build their own individual learning tracks (applied) or focus more deeply on research in computer science (academic), as well as will be able to earn their degrees in one year within each track. Learn more about this year’s innovations below.
Last year, over 600 winners of various student contests enrolled at ITMO. Why do top student talents choose the university? What are their aspirations and career plans? We asked three winners of this year’s National Technological Contest in Intelligent Robotic Systems – and this is what they told us.
Participating in computer science and programming competitions can become your shortcut for getting into the university of your dreams – even in such a highly competitive field as IT. How do you go about choosing the best contest for you? And how do you prepare for one? Here’s a guide we’ve compiled with experts from ITMO and Yandex Textbook.
It’s been a year and a half since Mikhail Maltsev started working at Yandex, but he is just now approaching his graduation from ITMO. Read on to discover his advice on how students can get into a major tech company, what to expect at the interview, and how to secure an offer after a successful internship.