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Professors from Sechenov University demonstrated a live-line operation at the International Congress in China

Sechenov University
The International Congress of the Chinese Urological Association, which was held in Heife (People’s Republic of China), brought together more than 4000 participants from all over the world.

ITMO Programmers Win Huawei Honor Cup

ITMO
ITMO students from the Computer Technology Department - Stanislav Naumov, Alexei Latyshev and Nikolai Budin - became winners of the competition’s new Codecraft category. This year, more than 4,000 students took part in the annual All-Russian event organized by the Huawei company.

ITMO Robotics Team Gets Gold at World Robot Olympiad 2017

ITMO
The World Robot Olympiad (WRO-2017) has just come to a close in Costa Rica. The international competition for talented school and university students involves participants from more than 60 countries. ITMO’s team of school students, led by coach Igor Lositskiy, has won the gold medal in the Open category’s Senior age group.

UTMN Vice Rector Wins USA International Competition

UT
The USA National Council of University Research Administrators has awarded the UTMN Vice Rector for Research and International Affairs, Andrei Tolstikov, a 2018 Global Fellowship grant.

IKBFU Holds XXX International Symposium (School) on Holography, Coherent Optics and Photonics

IKBFU
On October 2, 2017, the XXX International Symposium on Holography, Coherent Optics and Photonics opened in the "FABRIKA" Science and Technology Park.

Canadian Experts Test ITMO Quantum Network

ITMO
From September 25 to October 6, a group of world-class experts in quantum hacking from the University of Waterloo (Canada), under the guidance of prof. Vadim Makarov, analyzed the security of the quantum network created by ITMO University.

HSE Professor Delivers Course on War and Peace at University of Bayreuth

HSE University
Boris Kashnikov, Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, has delivered a course on "War and Peace" at the University of Bayreuth (Germany). The course was delivered in cooperation with Professor Rudolf Schuessler - specialist in just war theory, theory of international negotiations, and ethics in economics.

University will develop educational and scientific programmes with Turkmenistan

Samara University
On Monday, 2 October, in the course of a formal visit of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to Turkmenistan the representatives of Russian and Turkmen universities signed a row of interuniversity agreements.

Prime Minister Medvedev Announces Start of ITMO Highpark Construction

ITMO
During the “Open Innovations” forum, on October 17, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced the start of construction at ITMO University’s new campus in the south of St. Petersburg – JSC "ITMO Highpark".

ITMO Graduate from India on Benefits of Double Degree

ITMO
Soumen Banerjee came to ITMO University in September 2015 after getting his Bachelor’s degree in Calcutta. He enrolled at ITMO’s High-Performance Computing Department on a double-degree program and spent the first year of his studies in Big Data in St. Petersburg.

ITMO Graduates Get Top Salaries

ITMO
The Superjob research center published the ranking of Russian universities by the highest salaries their graduates who work in IT get. 20 universities got into the top; ITMO entered the top-3, becoming the only St. Petersburg university to get into the top-5 and shifting the Moscow State University to the 4th position.

TADHack 2017: ITMO Students Finish Third with Tourism App

ITMO
Students from ITMO University’s Computer Technologies Department have won third place at the St. Petersburg event of the Telecom Application Development Hackathon (TADHack), which was held in more than 30 cities around the world from September 22 to 24. The competition requires participants to develop telecommunications software.