The Russian government has announced that it will allocate 40 million rubles ($1.13 million) to Samara State Aerospace University (SSAU) for R&D as part of a joint project between the university and the software engineering company Smart Solut
The Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Yandex have joined forces to open a new Faculty of Computer Science. Led by Ivan Arzhantsev, the new faculty combines software engineering, applied mathematics and computer science. Arzhantsev, who also directs a group of online academic programs for Yandex, spoke to Slon about the present and future of computer science in Russia.
Lobachevsky UNN, the largest university in Nizhny Novgorod, in Russia’s mid-Volga area, is introducing its best young innovative companies later this month to the business and academic communities in the U.S. state of Maryland.
Michael Kechinov is the founder of Rees46, an Internet service for e-commerce and
co-founder of Coffeelab, an early-stage internet-startup accelerator. An expert in recommending systems and personalization services, Kechinov posses a wealth of experience and often acts as a CTO for the various companies he is involved in. His development studio has played a remarkable role in the development of the Russian startup-community as the organizer of HackDay, a marathon 48-hour event where participants workshop prototypes of projects before presenting them to colleagues, experts and investors.
Russia’s Ministry of Education and Science has approved the number of scholarships for IT programs available for the 2015-2016 academic year, according to a statement by Russia’s Ministry of Communications and Mass Media.
Russia’s Initiative Group, which includes representatives of the National Association of Innovation and Development of Information Technology (NAIRIT), the National University of Science and Technology (MISA) and a range of academic and business o
“The number of specialists the Russian IT industry needs is expected to double in the next five years, which means we need to promote this sector starting in secondary school,” said the head of the Ministry of Communications Nikolai Nikiforov, Dig