On October 2, 2017, the XXX International Symposium on Holography, Coherent Optics and Photonics opened in the "FABRIKA" Science and Technology Park.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
Last night in one of the cinema capitals of the world, in Cannes, the annual International festival Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards was held. For each of the last seven years filmmakers, agencies, television channels and even students have been vying for a prize in corporate and documentary films along Côte d'Azur.
Students, staff and friends of ITMO University meet with Rector Vladimir Vasilyev for a picturesque bike ride in St. Petersburg’s seaside district. This year, the baton was picked up in Vladivostok, where the international conference METANANO-2017 is currently underway.
On September 21, a delegation of the Republic of Malta visited Lobachevsky University. The delegation included: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Malta to Russia Carmel Brincat, Honorary Consul of Malta Oleg Zaitsev, and President of the Domain Group Nicholas Callus.
Work by graduates of the HSE undergraduate programme in sociology took first place at the Russian national undergraduate and graduate student academic research competition in the social sciences category. In addition, research by a graduate of the HSE St. Petersburg won an audience’s choice award.