Carlos Cortez, a bronze medallist of the International Mathematical Olympiad (2011, 2012, 2013) and a Mathematics graduate of MIT, recently completed a two-month research internship at the HSE Faculty of Mathematics under the supervision of Professor Sergei Lando. He will soon be pursuing a Master’s degree at University Paris-Sud in France followed by a PhD at Northwestern University (USA). The research internship was made possible through a cooperation agreement between MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) and HSE.
On July 17, 2017, HSE signed a memorandum of understanding on academic and research cooperation with Seoul National University (SNU). It covers joint research, joint projects, student and staff visits, as well as the sharing of academic resources.
The graduation ceremony of the Master’s Programme Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation was held on June 30. 42 students graduated this year, including 12 from Europe, Africa and Asia.
Austrian Ambassador Awards Diplomas to Graduates of Double-Degree Programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management
On June 28, 2017, the second graduation ceremony for the double-degree Master’s programme in Big Data Systems (HSE, Russia) and Information Systems Management (UAS Technikum Wien, Austria) was held at the Austrian Residence. Dr. Emil Brix, Ambassador of Austria in Moscow, gave the opening speech. During the reception, he congratulated graduates on successfully completing the programme and stressed the importance of cooperation between the universities for multicultural and professional communication.
HSE’s Faculty of Law is a partner of the Fulbright Scholar Programme and each year has the opportunity to host a Distinguished Chair in Sustainable Development. David Wirth, a Professor who teaches and supervises research at Boston College Law School, arrived at HSE in this capacity in September 2016 and spent the past academic year in Moscow. He has talked to HSE News Service about his impressions.
Representatives of about 30 international universities have come to Moscow to take part in International Partner Week at HSE and discuss cooperation agreements, joint educational programmes, and research and student exchange programmes. On June 23, a partner university fair will be held for HSE students.
On June 19 the Higher School of Economics signed a cooperation agreement with Hitotsubashi University in Japan. The agreement covers mutual visits for lecturers and researchers, student exchange programmes, as well as joint research projects, academic events, and publications.
Students and doctoral students of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science will have the opportunity to take part in exchange and double degree programmes.
The Centre for East European Studies of the University of Warsaw (STUDIUM EUROPYWSCHODNIEJ UW) is organizing the Warsaw East European Conference, FourteenthAnnual Session, to be held in Warsaw, July 10-13, 2017.THE WARSAW EAST EUROPEAN CONFERENCE will be held under the distinguishedpatronage of the Rector Magnificus of the University of Warsaw, Professor Marcin Pałys.
On 21st March 2017 the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) was organizing the Research Management Workshop at the Residence of H.E.Excellency Ambassador of Australia in Moscow, where Professor Igor Agamirzian, HSE Vice President delivered a speech on Information Technologies as a Platform for Building R&D Partnerships for Engineering Education at HSE. Vice President was speaking about transforming a field-specific institution into a comprehensive university and presented a concept of education in engineering at HSE. The next day, on 22nd March 2017 Professor Nick Mansfield, Dean of Higher Degree Research at Macquarie University, Australia came to HSE to discuss potential opportunities for research collaboration and, particularly, Cotutelle in philology, computer science, physics with HSE.