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HSE Signs Cooperation Agreement with Université Grenoble Alpes

The Higher School of Economics and Université Grenoble Alpes (Grenoble Alpes University) have signed a cooperation agreement, initiated by HSE Faculty of Computer Science. Under the agreement the universities will organize academic exchange programmes, research and educational activities, and joint research projects.

One of Europe‚Äôs oldest universities, Universit√© Grenoble was founded in 1339 and in 1970 was divided into four Universities, three of which ‚ÄĒ Universit√© Joseph Fourier, Universit√© Pierre Mend√®s France and Universit√© Stendhal ‚ÄĒ were reunited under the current name in 2016. Today it is the third largest university in France, and ranks sixth among French universities in the QS rating.

The university is engaged in research, offers educational programmes for all degrees (BA, MA, and doctoral) in computer science and applied mathematics that meet today’s standards.

Université Grenoble Alpes cooperates with more than 650 universities from 81 countries. The HSE's cooperation with this university started a few years ago, it is well represented by the faculty of the Master's Programme 'Mathematical Methods of Optimization and Stochastics'.

For more information about the academic exchange programme with the Université Grenoble Alpes and other universities please see the webpage (in Russian).

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With China becoming Russia's main trade and economic partner, the development of cooperation between the two countries in the field of business education grows ever more important. To this end, a delegation of the HSE Graduate School of Business led by Director Valery Katkalo visited Shanghai.

Days of Computer Science Held as HSE University

Every spring, HSE University’s Faculty of Computer Science, which this year turns nine years old, traditionally opens its doors and invites everyone to a festival. This time, more than 20 events with over 2,000 registered participants were held between April 8th and 16th as part of the Days of Computer Science.

Light Breezes Improve Moods of Social Media Users

Sergey Smetanin, Research Fellow of the HSE Graduate School of Business, conducted a large-scale analysis to examine the impact of weather conditions on the sentiments expressed by users of the Odnoklassniki (OK) social network. The findings have been published in PeerJ Computer Science. This is the first study of its kind in Russia.

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.

‚ÄėComputer Methods of Cognitome Analysis‚Äô Conference to Explore New Perspectives on Memory and Consciousness

On September 1‚Äď3, the HSE International Laboratory of Algebraic Topology and Its Applications will host the international conference 'Computer Methods of Cognitome Analysis'. Konstantin Sorokin, Research Assistant at the Laboratory and organiser of the conference, spoke about the main topics of the event and his hope that it will inspire pure mathematicians, physicists and computer scientists to apply their knowledge and intuition to the problems of brain-function mechanisms.

HSE University and Sberbank Sign Cooperation Agreement

HSE University and Sberbank have entered into a cooperation agreement. The document was signed by Herman Gref, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank, and HSE University Rector Nikita Anisimov. The agreement is aimed at the implementation of shared educational, research, career-guidance, awareness-raising, and informational projects.

HSE University Maintains Positions in Two THE Subject Rankings

HSE has been included in two Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings. It is ranked in the Top 500 for Computer Science and in 801-1000 group for Engineering.

'Programming Is an Ideal Profession and There’s No Better Time for It Than Now’

Ernest Sadykov, a graduate of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science (FCS), works as a software engineer at Facebook. In this interview, he tells Success Builder how an extrovert can be a 'techie', why companies have trouble finding IT specialists and what Facebook’s philosophy is.

HSE Is One of the Top Universities That Offers Programmes in English

HSE Faculty of Computer Science offers eight Master’s programmes, including four programmes taught entirely in English. Samia Nasrin, from Data Science Master’s programme, and Usama Albaghdady, from Master’s in System and Software Engineering, talk about choosing HSE University, admissions process, their studies and future plans.

‚ÄėBorders Between Countries Are Becoming Blurred Thanks to Online Communication‚Äô

Professor Oleg Melnikov is among the international professors invited to work remotely with HSE University‚Äôs students this academic year. He lives in California, runs the Data Science department at a company in Palo Alto, and teaches at Stanford and other universities in the United States. At HSE University he teaches a course on machine learning for the students of the¬†Faculty of Computer Science¬†and the¬†International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF), as well as a university-wide optional course, ‚ÄėMachine Learning in Python‚Äô. He spoke about his work in an interview with the HSE News Service.