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An International team of scientists of the New physics and technology of the ITMO University, nonlinear physics Centre, Australian National University, and Korea University was able to conduct an experiment, during which they caught an electromagnetic wave in the resonator of gallium arsenide with a size of several hundred nanometers and held her record for a long time. Before that light has been able for so long to keep only the resonators is much larger. In addition, scientists have experimentally shown that on the basis of the developed system can realize the effective nanoprecipitation frequencies of light. The results of the studies sparked widespread interest in the international community and was published in the journal Science — one of the most...

Professor, Department of control systems and robotics University ITMO Oleg Stepanov was elected a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). He actively works in the field of optimal methods of measuring information processing and their application in the design of navigation systems. Thus scientists are not only engaged in research activities and teaches at the University and heads of the scientific-educational center of JSC "Concern "CRI "Electropribor", the leading Institute of Russia in the field of high-precision navigation, gyroscopy and gravimetry. About the opportunities offered by the status of a member of the Academy, the prospects of artificial intelligence for navigation systems and what today should learn from those who are...

8-10 December, London held an international conference and contest of educational projects QS Reimagine Education, in which representatives of universities, research institutes, technology companies, startups and non-profit organizations discussed the prospects of higher education, its evolution, the search for new ways of development. The conference also held a competition of innovative projects in the field of education, and this year the only representative from Russia in the short list of the contest was the project of the International research center SCAMT of the ITMO University "SCAMT Workshop Week". The correspondent of ITMO.NEWS has learned that will give the project such recognition abroad.

A graduate of the University ITMO Ilya Chekh became the "Entrepreneur of the year" in Russia according to the authoritative international auditing and consulting company Ernst & Young (EY). Founded six years ago, the company "Motor skills" provides more than five hundred people a year modern biotic prosthetic hand and preparing to enter the Asian market. The correspondent of ITMO.NEWS got in touch with Ilya and learned that has allowed the inventors to obtain the prestigious award, as it changed the attitude of the prostheses in recent years and where the prosthesis will allow a person without hands to play the piano.

Recently completed the main stage of the international competition for sports hacking CyBRICS created at the initiative of the ITMO University. The best teams of Russia, China, India, Brazil and South Africa competed with each other to identify the winners, who will gather in St. Petersburg at the winter school. The correspondent of ITMO.NEWS met with the organizers and found out how competing the masters of hacking, why many countries sports coaching and hackers in the TOP 10 of the competition may enter the team for which acts as not a single living person.

Three years ago, during the Presidential Physical-mathematical Lyceum №239 opened a boarding school "Formula of success". Here on full state support are accepted, pupils of 10-11 classes of schools of Russia (except Moscow and Petersburg), as well as from the EEU countries, who have successfully passed introductory tests provided for in the rules of admission to the Lyceum. From 2016, the school accepted students from 44 regions of the country, today there live more than 70 children. At boarding school they are not only preparing for the lessons and the Olympics, but in sports, music and creative projects, the ideas which offer themselves. In this article we tell about the main features of living in the "Formula for success" and also on how to become the...

The Second year of the ITMO University ITMO has a program.STARS — a competition of unique achievements of students wishing to enroll in St. Petersburg College non-classical. The program provides an opportunity for talented and motivated high school graduates to study free of charge at the ITMO University, even if their exam scores do not qualify for a budget place (the only condition is that the set of minimum points). This year the competition received twice as many applications from students from all over the country, and the winners were 15 participants from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Chelyabinsk, Pskov, Abakan and other cities. How to work in "Vkontakte" in high school, to open his own Studio and why you should not underestimate their own strength, leaning...

Magazine Nature Photonics publishes in their rooms brief overviews of the discoveries, which were not presented in the publications of the Nature Publishing Group, but, according to the editorial, are among the important and topical scientific events (research highlights). Recently, a number of these works are articles, written by members of the international laboratory "Femtosecond optics and femtotechnology" of the ITMO University. The correspondent of ITMO.NEWS met with the head of the laboratory of Anton by Tsypkin and find out what door opens for recognition of "Nature", as was done in the opening and what are its prospects for optics.

On August 26 at the ITMO University has opened its 20th international scientific conference (the XX International Sol-Gel Conference) dedicated to research in the field of chemistry of solutions and colloidal systems. For the first time in 38 years, it takes place in Russia. More than 500 participants from France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Canada, China, Japan and other countries gathered in St. Petersburg to discuss the development of science in this field, to share experiences and evaluate the best work. The slogan of the conference is The next generation reflects the idea of the event in a new format. Performance of the most highly cited scientists in the world to the plenary Dokladi, support young researchers, panel discussions, an opportunity to talk...

PhD student of ITMO University Gennady Korotkevich once again not conceded to anyone the title of winner of international programming competition Google Code Jam, held this year in San Francisco on August 9. This is the sixth victory in a series win strike programmer within the bulk of the contest. In addition to the winner, in the top three of the competition, the Japanese Makoto Soejima and MIT student Andrew Heh, the debutant of the contest. Every year Google Jam is attended by over 50 thousand programmers from around the world, of which one in the finals only the top 25. Among them are also graduates of the ITMO University Boris Minaev and Eugene Kapun.

Summarized ITMO.STARS contest — a unique achievement among the talented students wishing to enroll at the University ITMO. The purpose of the program, launched last year, is to enable talented and motivated school leavers to study for free at the ITMO University, even if their exam scores do not qualify for a budget place (the only condition is that the set of minimum points). This year the competition received twice as many applications than in the past. And the winners were 15 participants who received the right to study at the University at the expense of the University.

More than a decade ago the New York Times included Marina Soljacic (Marin Soljačić) to the list of 70 authors of "exceptional and brilliant ideas." The famous scientist, laureate of numerous awards and MIT Professor primarily famous as a researcher in the field of wireless non-radiative energy transfer. His experiences and work in this area and the spirit is often compared to the ideas of Nikola Tesla. Over the past years Marin Soljacic working on the application of photonic crystals in solar energy and the use of machine learning algorithms in Photonics. A report on their latest research scientist presented at the conference MATENANO, which ended yesterday in St. Petersburg. And in an interview ITMO.NEWS he told of how IT tools are already used in science...

Oliver Graydon (Graydon Oliver) over ten years and is the chief editor of Nature Photonics, the most prestigious international journal that publishes results of original research in the field of optics and Photonics. The day before he arrived at the ITMO University, where he visited the laboratories of the International research center for nanophotonics and metamaterials, got acquainted with works of young scientists of the University, but also went to the Museum of optics. In an interview with ITMO.NEWS Oliver Graydon spoke about the key, in his view, changes in Russian science in recent time that it was most surprised in St. Petersburg, and also gave some advice to young researchers who want to publish in major international journals.

In St. Petersburg opened the fourth conference on nanophotonics and metamaterials MATENANO 2019. Every year, the event brings together scientists from universities and research centers of Germany, France, Spain, Italy, USA, UK and other countries. This year the conference, organized by the International research center for nanophotonics and metamaterials of the ITMO University, has expanded the geography and the composition of speakers and participants. Recent advances in nanophotonics, metamaterials, Biophotonics, quantum technologies and other relevant research directions will share more than 400 professionals.

From 21 to 30 June in Minsk hosted the second European games — a large-scale sporting events involving teams from more than 40 countries. At the ceremony of opening and closing, the organizers conducted a comprehensive immersion in augmented reality at the same time on mobile devices, information screens in the stadium and broadcast live on television. The development of the AR-part of the show involved the Laboratory of interactive visualization of the ITMO University. Read more about the work on show and the difficulties of development at ITMO.NEWS.