The Faculty of Computer Science, established in 2014 with the support of Yandex, prepares data specialists, analysts, computer science researchers, software engineers and SE researchers. Our research teams conduct work in data analysis, machine learning, bioinformatics, computational linguistics, software engineering, process analysis, modeling and control of complex systems. Now more than 2,100 students and 60 PhD students study at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science, at the same time more than 250 faculty members and 170 researchers work here.
The involvement of future employers in training can improve the level of education, attract the best faculty members and researchers, and develop infrastructure. Therefore, the faculty constantly cooperates with large companies and banks, as well as innovative startups.
We invite companies to join the community of computer science partners.
Cooperation with the Faculty opens up the following opportunities for companies:
- access to scientific expertise and other resources of the Faculty and the University
- promotion of the employer's brand and products among applicants and their parents, students, graduates and faculty memebers
- participation in educational activities
Established formats of cooperation:
- Internships in companies by students of the Faculty
- Designing and conducting courses for students
- Organization of joint events: conferences, seminars, round tables, schools and competitions
Recommended formats for acquainting or starting cooperation:
- IT lectures - open lectures of the Faculty of Computer Science, where representatives of companies and specialists of research centers talk about developments of modern technologies
- Organization project work and students' internships in the framework of educational process
- Organization of elective courses by companies
- Participation in the Faculty’s events
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.
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.
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.
At the end of August, the Centre for Internships, Projects and Entrepreneurship of the Faculty of Computer Science, with support from the HSE University Business Incubator, held the first summer school on entrepreneurship. More than 40 HSE University bachelor’s and master’s students participated in it. The school was aimed at developing the students’ entrepreneurial skills and introducing them to the art of presenting ideas and products.
In June, a delegation from the FCS and HSE MIEM visited Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, to present student start-ups to the IT community. The trip was organised as part of a programme to develop entrepreneurship among undergraduate and doctoral students of the HSE University Faculty of Computer Science.
From February 14–18, the HSE Faculty of Computer Science organised its first international winter school dedicated to software engineering. The event was supported by JetBrains, Innopolis University, and Schaffhausen Institute of Technology.
On February 1, the IDAO 2022 was launched. The HSE Faculty of Computer Sciences, Yandex and Otkritie Bank (platinum partner) are holding it for the fifth time. The first round of the olympiad will be held in an online format on Yandex.Contest - an online platform for organizing programming competitions.
The HSE Faculty of Computer Science, Yandex, and Otkritie Bank are holding the fifth International Data Analysis Olympiad (IDAO). There will be two competition stages: the qualifying round will last from February 1 to 28, 2022, and the finals will take place from April 16-17. Registration for the event is already underway.
Students of the Data Science and Business Analytics double degree programme work on individual and group projects every year. We asked third-year students Kamil Alyakaev and Stas Ushakov to talk about their project. Last year, this project earned Kamil and Stas a 1C:Scholarship.