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HSE Students Become Winners and Finalists of CTF Cup of Russia

HSE Students Become Winners and Finalists of CTF Cup of Russia
Two teams including students from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and the Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, are the best in Russia in practical cybersecurity in the framework of the Capture the Flag (CTF) competitions. The main purpose of this type of competition is the exchange of experience and knowledge in the field of information security, professional growth and the development of programming and system design culture among students and young scientists involved in cybersecurity.

Apply for the International Postdoc Positions

Apply for the International Postdoc Positions
The Faculty of Computer Science accepts applications for the international postdoc positions until 31 January 2023.

HSE Students Win Gold and Silver at ICPC Semifinal

HSE Students Win Gold and Silver at ICPC Semifinal
On December 6–7, 2022, the semifinal of the  International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) took place in St Petersburg. Two teams from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science won medals at NERC 2022: FFTilted took overall 2nd place and received the gold medal, and It Has To Work took 8th place (silver medal). Two teams from HSE University—FFTilted (Moscow) and Just3Keks (St Petersburg)—will take part in the ICPC finals, which will be held in Egypt in 2023.

HSE Researchers Contribute to Artificial Intelligence Journey Conference

HSE Researchers Contribute to Artificial Intelligence Journey Conference
The AI Journey international conference is a major platform for sharing cutting-edge innovations in artificial intelligence and machine learning. In late November 2022, AIJ was once again hosted by Sber. The conference was attended by HSE researchers from the Faculty of Computer Science and the Centre for Artificial Intelligence.

"I want my students to have a better understanding of the optimization algorithms after my course"

"I want my students to have a better understanding of the optimization algorithms after my course"
Darina Dvinskikh has been working at the Faculty of Computer Science since September. She has been hired via the tenure track programme. Darina told us how her choice of research topic for the master's thesis determined her path in science and where the Wasserstein barycenters can be useful.

Three HSE Researchers Receive Ilya Segalovich Award

Three HSE Researchers Receive Ilya Segalovich Award
Three researchers of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science are among the winners of the 2022 Ilya Segalovich Award: Research Professor Dmitry Vetrov, Associate Professor Alexey Naumov and doctoral student Sergey Samsonov. The award, established by Yandex in 2019, is aimed at supporting young researchers and the scientific community in the field of IT in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

Fall into ML: Autumn School and Conference on Machine Learning Held at HSE University

Fall into ML: Autumn School and Conference on Machine Learning Held at HSE University
On November 1st-3rd, 2022 the International Laboratory of Stochastic Algorithms and High-Dimensional Inference of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and the Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis with the support of HSE AI Centre and the Russian Science Foundation organized the first autumn school and conference on artificial intelligence ‘Fall into ML’. The new format of the event included a school for students and young researchers.

HSE Faculty of Computer Science Team Takes Bronze at ICPC

HSE Faculty of Computer Science Team Takes Bronze at ICPC
The International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals took place on November 6–11 in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. The team from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) took ninth place, winning bronze and achieving the best result among Russian universities.

"The belief that everything can be modelled gave me the incentive to model everything"

"The belief that everything can be modelled gave me the incentive to model everything"
Alexander Tarakanov started out in science as a physicist, earned his PhD in the USA and worked both in industry and academia. Since September, he has been working at the Faculty of Computer Science via the Tenure Track programme. We talked to him about his research, favourite papers and plans.

First-year HSE University Student Wins Silver in Informatics Olympiad

First-year HSE University Student Wins Silver in Informatics Olympiad
On October 23, the European Girls’ Olympiad in Informatics came to a close in Turkey. The Russian team, which included HSE University Faculty of Computer Science student Vladislava Sinitsyna, won two gold medals and two silvers. A total of 43 countries took part in the competition.