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Board of Trustees of the Faculty of Computer Science

The Faculty’s Board of Trustees was created in 2019. The Faculty now has a pool of partners from big companies, with each of whom we have a unique relationship. Cooperation with partners of such high caliber requires detailed elaboration of each project, close collaboration, and more company involvement in the faculty life. That is why creation of the Board of Trustees is an important step in this direction.

The Board’s aims:

  • Expect evaluation and recommendation by leading companies on various directions of Faculty’s development aimed at increasing competitiveness and management efficiency
  • Promoting scientific, educational and innovative achievements of the Faculty
  • Attracting additional funding for the Faculty’s development


The Board’s members:

Arkady Volozh

CEO of Yandex Group, Chair of the Faculty’s Board of Trustees

Elena Bunina

CEO of Yandex, Deputy Chair of the Faculty’s Board of Trustees

Andrey Ivanov

Senior Vice President of Investments, Research and Education at JetBrains

Elena Ivashentseva

Technology investor

Boris Nuraliev

Director at 1C

Alexander Tikhonov

CEO at SAS Russia/CIS

Yulia Chupina

Senior Vice President at Sberbank

HSE Students and Faculty Member Receive Ilya Segalovich Award from Yandex

Four people have received this award for their achievements in the field of Computer Science: two HSE University graduate students, one doctoral student, and Sergei Obiedkov, Deputy Dean for Research and International Relations at the Faculty of Computer Science.

Second meeting of the Faculty of Computer Science’s Board of Trustees

The second meeting of the Board of Trustees of the HSE University’s Faculty of Computer Science took place on March 12. Elena Bunina, Deputy Chair of the Board, CEO of Yandex, presided over the meeting.

Eight Teams Compete in HSE’s First Data Science Hackathon

HSE University has recently hosted an SAS Data Hack Platypus data analysis hackathon, where teams competed to solve a case problem provided by the online hypermarket, Utkonos (or, in English, ‘Platypus’).The top five finalists received devices from partner companies as gifts.

1С: Scholarship

On September 27, Nikita Starichkov, a developer of the platform, 1C: Enterprise, introduced a new scholarship for students of HSE’s Faculty of Computer Science (FCS).

Faculty of Computer Science to Become First HSE Department with Own Endowment

On April 26, the HSE Academic Council approved a charter for the creation of a Board of Trustees at the Faculty of Computer Science. Board members include senior executives from Yandex, JetBrains, SAS, 1C, and Sberbank. The endowment will be used by the faculty to fund long-term projects.

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