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Master’s Studies at ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations: An Overview

Master’s Studies at ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations: An Overview

Is it possible to teach someone to become a leader? The staff of ITMO University’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations believes that it is and trains global leaders in the field of high tech and innovations. The Faculty’s graduates are flexible, strategic thinkers, able to make decisions in conditions of uncertainty, and know their trade inside out. Read more on how to become a competent manager in the innovations sector in just two years of Master’s studies in this article by ITMO.NEWS.

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How ITMO Pre-Accelerator Graduates Are Helping Construction Companies Go Digital

How ITMO Pre-Accelerator Graduates Are Helping Construction Companies Go Digital

BuildDocuments is a graduate project of ITMO University’s Pre-Accelerator that received the highest praise from its expert investors and mentors. The service allows users to digitize construction paperwork and track work progress online. The product was released on May 26, with pilot testing slated to begin in June. Five million rubles in investments, over 300 subscription pre-orders, and the support of the Russian Ministry of Construction – we spoke to the startup’s founder and head Evgeny Buzlaev to find out how his team was able to launch an IT project in an industry as conservative as construction.

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ITMO University Students on Mapping Wildfires for Greenpeace

ITMO University Students on Mapping Wildfires for Greenpeace

In April 2020, Greenpeace Russia announced a project on wildfire prevention. The organization invited volunteers to participate in mapping of affected areas with the help of satellite imagery. One of the goals of this project is to create a neural network able to predict future fires and measure their area via satellite images. More than 300 people participated, as during self-isolation it’s one of the few available ways to help eco-activists. Anastasia Elnikova, a member of the ITMO.GREEN club and Ksenia Belkina, its head, discussed the project and shared what kind of results they expect.

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Prithu Roy: Desire to Be Part of a Unique Experience Brought Me Here

Prithu Roy: Desire to Be Part of a Unique Experience Brought Me Here

ITMO student Prithu Roy came from Varanasi, India and is currently enrolled in the Master’s program Nanophotonics and Metamaterials at the Faculty of Physics and Engineering. Before coming to Russia, he finished his Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electronics and Communication) and was also a tutor in advanced mathematics and physics to pre-university students.

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Workshop by Digital Design Company: How To Win Over Investors and Present Your Idea

Workshop by Digital Design Company: How To Win Over Investors and Present Your Idea

ITMO’s Career Services Center hosted an online meeting on how to present a project to investors and superiors. Two representatives of the company Digital Design, Vladimir Stekolschikov and Anastasia Krylova, shared their insights on the matter. They both work at a special department, the Design Bureau, which handles the development and promotion of new solutions inside the company. Read on to learn all about how best to present your idea, what to highlight in your presentation, and how to develop your hypothesis. 

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ITMO Highpark: All About ITMO University's Cutting-Edge New Campus

ITMO Highpark: All About ITMO University's Cutting-Edge New Campus

Today, St. Petersburg celebrates its birthday. 317 years ago, a city was founded in the north of Russia that would go on to become a global center of cultural and technological development. Today, in the south of the city, the Yuzhny satellite city is home to a new project that is expected to become a most powerful growth driver for the city and the nation. ITMO Highpark is a world-class research, education, and innovation center and the site of ITMO University’s second campus, as well as research centers, student dorms, and, in the longer term, a techno-valley and business park. In this article, we’ll look at the project’s history, stages of development, and timeline – its past, present and future – as well as which challenges this new innovation cluster will tackle.

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Machine Learning for Newbies: How to Use Ready-Made Google Solutions to Create Your Own Models

Machine Learning for Newbies: How to Use Ready-Made Google Solutions to Create Your Own Models

The third annual meetup on the use of artificial intelligence and big data in marketing by the agency Sociaro was held in April. Among the speakers was Yuri Konov, a customer engineer at Google Cloud. He talked about the opportunities for solving machine learning tasks offered by Google to developers, business analysts, marketing specialists and scientists, and whether you have to be really good at machine learning to make use of those. 

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What Is Infochemistry? Part 2

What Is Infochemistry? Part 2

What are electrochemical sensors? How do these systems allow you to assess the state of your health? And what opportunities does the development of information technologies open for scientists in this field? ITMO.NEWS delves into these questions together with the researchers from ITMO University’s Infochemistry Center in the second part of the What Is Infochemistry? illustrated series.

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ITMO’s Buddy System: Helping International Students Feel at Home

ITMO’s Buddy System: Helping International Students Feel at Home

Every student who has ever been on exchange knows how hard it can be to adapt to the new surroundings, get all your papers sorted, and adjust to the new timetable and academic process. It’s important to have someone you can ask for help at this time, a friendly face you can look for in a crowd of your new fellow students – and that is where buddies come in to save the day. At ITMO, these are found in Buddy System, a student club whose manager, Anna Gargalyk, I caught up with for this interview. 

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