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  • MIT Professor Marin Soljacic: AI Will Play a Large Role in the Future of Research

    In 2007, the New York Times named Marin Soljačić as the author of one of that year’s top 70 “curious, inspired, and perplexing” inventions. The celebrated scientist, winner of numerous awards, and MIT professor is known to the world as, first and foremost, a researcher of wireless energy transfer technology. His experiments and studies on the subject are often compared to those of Nicola Tesla. In recent years, Prof. Soljačić has been exploring the applications of photonic crystals in solar energy production and the usage of machine learning algorithms in photonics. He presented a report on his latest research during the METANANO conference, which has recently concluded in St. Petersburg. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, Marin Soljačić discusses the effects of the latest tech on research and explains why scientists must not limit themselves to a single field of study.

    30.07.2019

  • Yandex Product Marketing Director Andrey Sebrant’s Top Book Recommendations

    Andrey Sebrant, the Product Marketing Director at Yandex, lets us in on some of his recommendations for books to read if you’d like to learn more about IT and new technologies.

    22.07.2019

  • Machine Learning for Enhancing Online Courses’ Efficiency

    ITMO University Bachelor’s student Sviatoslav Oreshin became the winner of the competition for the Best Student Presentation, which was held as part of the international conference Smart Education & E-Learning (SEEL) 2019. Held in Malta for the sixth time, the conference brought together a large number of researchers in the field of smart education technologies. In his project, Sviatoslav Oreshin explores machine learning applications for enhancing students’ motivation for participation in online courses. 

    02.07.2019

  • Quantum Computing: Challenges, Prospects, and Current Developments

    IBM has recently announced its plans to begin commercial sales of quantum computers in the next three to five years. As the company’s VP Norishige Morimoto explained, this will happen once the US tech giant’s quantum computers surpass the computational capacities of current-day supercomputers. How realistic are these plans? What challenges do researchers still face in the development of quantum computers? Scientists from Russia and abroad discussed the latest trends in quantum technology during ITMO University’s seminar Quantum Machine Learning. Published below are the key highlights of a lecture by Oleksandr Kyriienko, who came to ITMO as part of the ITMO Fellowship program.

    10.06.2019

  • Russian Physicist Alexey Melnikov Awarded the Prestigious Cozzarelli Prize

    The annual Cozzarelli Prize acknowledges papers that reflect scientific excellence and originality. Among the 2018 Cozzarelli Prize recipients in the field of physics and mathematics is Russian physicist Alexey Melnikov. His research focuses on quantum machine learning technologies, as well as the development of new machine intelligence methods. The researcher works on a range of projects at the University of Basel (Switzerland), ITMO University, and the Valiev Institute of Physics and Technology of Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow.

    25.03.2019

  • Head of Greenhouse of Social Technologies on Making the Best of AI

    The role of technology grows with each passing day, but what about the public awareness of our ability to control its consequences? At an open lecture dedicated to the topics of comprehension, transparency, and accountability of digital systems that took place in St. Petersburg, Head of the Greenhouse of Social Technologies Alexey Sidorenko spoke about both the advantages that AI offers and the potential dangers associated with its development.

    27.02.2019

  • Head of Greenhouse of Social Technologies on Making the Best of AI

    The role of technology grows with each passing day, but what about the public awareness of our ability to control its consequences? At an open lecture dedicated to the topics of comprehension, transparency, and accountability of digital systems that took place in St. Petersburg, Head of the Greenhouse of Social Technologies Alexey Sidorenko spoke about both the advantages that AI offers and the potential dangers associated with its development.

    27.02.2019

  • Yandex Director of Marketing Andrey Sebrant: We’re Living in the Age of Implementation

    On December 18, the Winter School “It’s Your Call!”, organized by ITMO University and Sberbank, began its second season. 180 bachelor and Master’s students from all over Russia joined each other in St. Petersburg. On the first day, Andrey Sebrant – Yandex company’s Director of Product Marketing – welcomed the students and shared some advice on how not to get lost on one’s journey into the future.

    22.02.2019

  • 4SPB Hackathon: Machine Learning for Socially Significant Projects

    Last weekend, the Ingria business incubator hosted the 4SPB: Machine Learning for Civil Projects hackathon. For two days more than 50 participants, including students and staff of ITMO University, worked with data from ecological, human rights and charity organizations as well as social and urban projects. In this article, we'll be talking about how machine learning can be used to develop food-sharing services, solve the issue of human rights violations and promote citizen activism.

    21.02.2019

  • Internships at Huawei: ITMO Students Share

    How to get experience at a major company during your second Bachelor's year, find a great internship and meet your future employer in advance? You can get answers to these questions as well as help in writing a good resume at ITMO Career Center. The Center collaborates with leading Russian and international companies. Among them is the Huawei company where about 20 ITMO students and graduates work. Some of them shared their experience and advice.

    15.02.2019

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