On June 1, the HSE Academic Council approved a list of new research laboratories at the University. Their respective research agendas cover various fields, from transcendent philosophy and international law to bioinformatics and visual perception and attention modeling. On June 5, all of the laboratories commenced their activities at five HSE faculties.
HSE and Samsung Electronics have signed an agreement to jointly implement the ‘IoT Samsung Academy’ programme. As part of this agreement, MIEM will start teaching specialists in the Internet of Things (IoT) from September 2018.
HSE and Moscow Exchange are founding a joint Department of Financial Market Infrastructure at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. It will bring together HSE lecturers and Moscow Exchange staff. Students will be offered new courses and will also have the opportunity to participate in project work and undertake internships at the Exchange.
The Russian government has approved a merger between German corporation, Bayer, and American producer of herbicides and genetically modified seeds, Monsanto. The main requirement for approval was that the advanced agricultural technologies be transferred by the corporation. A special centre established at HSE will coordinate the transfer.
The main objectives of the newly-signed agreement include the development of scientific cooperation between Thomson Reuters and HSE, the exchange of experience and information in the field of law and the improvement of the legal education process.
In 2018, a new Master's programme, ‘Lawyer on the Global Financial Market’, will be launched at the Higher School of Economics. The programme’s Academic Supervisor, Anton Selivanovskiy, and the Chairman of the Academic Council, Oxana Oleynik, explained how it came about and what it will offer students.
Applicants for the Master’s programme ‘Internet of Things and Cyber-physical Systems’ to Receive Grants from Rightech
MIEM HSE and Rightech have signed an agreement outlining the company’s involvement in HSE’s new master’s programme ‘Internet of Things and Cyber-physical Systems’. Rightech will allocate grants to the five top applicants to go towards their studies.
In 2018, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art will expand its range of educational projects and embark on a collaboration with HSE in the field of contemporary art and art practices.
Samsung-HSE Laboratory will develop mechanisms of Bayesian inference in modern neural networks, which will solve a number of problems in deep learning. The laboratory team will be made up of the members of the Bayesian Methods Research Group — one of the strongest scientific groups in Russia in the field of machine learning and Bayesian inference. It will be headed by a professor of the Higher School of Economics Dmitry Vetrov.
The Higher School of Economics and InfoWatch Group, a Russian developer of information security solutions for organizations, have announced a new Department for Organizational Information Security as part of the School of Electronic Engineering of the Tikhonov Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM HSE). The decision was made by the HSE’s Academic Council and InfoWatch President, Natalya Kaspersky, has been named Head.