Anna Blyakhman Appointed Director of HSE Nizhny Novgorod
Anna Blyakhman has been appointed Director of HSE Nizhny Novgorod. She will be responsible for the overall administration of the campus.
Anna Blyakhman began working at HSE Nizhny Novgorod in 2004 as a teacher in the Mathematics Department, eventually becoming Deputy Director of HSE Nizhny Novgorod. In 2009, she defended her PhD thesis in the field of Economics and National Economy Management, and in 2017 she earned a Master’s degree in Management from HSE.
She is taking over from Valery Zusman who will serve as Academic Supervisor of HSE Nizhny Novgorod. Professor Zusman will be in charge of campus development programmes and will also take part in research project planning and evaluation.
Gennady Ryabov, an honorary citizen of the city of Nizhny Novgorod, has been named President of HSE Nizhny Novgorod. He will supervise the improvement of educational, research, organizational and management activities at the campus.
HSE University's English-language newsletter, HSE LooK, has talked to Anna Blyakhman, Director of the HSE Nizhny Novgorod campus, about the history of the campus, its most noteworthy achievements, and future plans.
Elsevier (operated by Scopus) has awarded its prestigious Research Excellence Award since 2005. This year, it celebrates the Year of Science and Technology in Russia. On March 30, Elsevier awarded the winning scholars, which included Maxim Kotsemir, Research Fellow at the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, and Dmitry Vetrov, Professor at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science.
How will the university spend the funds it has invested in its digital transformation? When will we see SmartLMS 1.0 and is it realistic to switch to a completely paperless educational process? Why does HSE need a supercomputer and when will artificial intelligence replace the university rector? HSE Senior Director for Digital Transformation Alexey Chukarin discusses these questions and more.
Olesya Kondrakhina, ICEF Principles of Accounting lecturer, Assistant Lecturer for the Management Accounting programme at the University of London and three-time winner of the Best Teacher award at ICEF, spoke on how to keep a lecture hall full of students interested in accounting, the latest technical tools in her arsenal and a childhood dream.
The new patented method is based on a superposition of functions and considerably enhances the speed and precision of Big Data processing. The project’s authors are Fuad Aleskerov, Tenured Professor at HSE and Head of the International Laboratory of Decision Choice and Analysis, Laboratory Researchers Sergey Shvydun, Evgeny Mitichkin and Vyacheslav Yakuba, as well as Vyacheslav Chistyakov, Professor at the HSE Campus in Nizhny Novgorod.
At the general meeting of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), held on April 23, research by Alexander Kostinskiy, Vladimir Rakov and Mikhail Andreev conducted in collaboration with their colleagues from academic institutes on the modeling and development of lightning was acknowledged as one of the most significant Russian scientific achievement in 2018.
Valery Katkalo, former Dean of Sberbank Corporate University, will be taking on the role of HSE Vice Rector for Continuing Education. HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov announced the appointment at the Staff and Student Conference, which was held in Moscow.