Samsung IT Academy starts work at MPEI
Samsung Electronics announced the launch of the
Samsung IT Academy project at MPEI in the 2021/2022 academic year.
Studying in the framework of IT Academy Samsung” is
carried out on the base of the Fundamentals of Radio Engineering Department of
the Radio Engineering and Electronics Institute named after Vladimir
Kotelnikov. The 3rd and 4th years students of Bachelor course in the fields of
Radio Engineering and Biotechnical Systems and Technologies gain the
opportunity to study on the Internet of Things track.
“In 2020, at the
initiative of Fundamentals of Radio Engineering Department of the Institute of
Radio Engineering and Electronics named after Vladimir Kotelnikov, the first
enrollment for the Master program "Cyber-physical systems and the Internet
of Things" took place at MPEI. “I am very pleased with the active
development of the new program, which will undoubtedly be strengthened through
partnership with Samsung. I believe that our joint efforts allow us to
comprehensively solve the problem of training qualified personnel.” admitted
Nikolay Rogalev, Rector of MPEI.
“MPEI is a
leading educational Institute in its sphere. Every year hundreds of its young
graduates become high-class professionals. Having opened the Samsung IT Academy
we help future IT specialists to get profound knowledge and demanded practical
skills in the field of the Internet of Things on the base of this Competence
center at MPEI”, - commented Sergey Pevnev, Head of the Department of corporate
projects of the Samsung Electronic Headquarters in CIS.
The Agreement of cooperation between MPEI and Samsung
Electronics was signed on the 28th of July, 2021 by Vladimir Zamolodchikov,
First vice-rector of MPEI and Sergey Pevnev, Director of Public Affairs and
Corporate Citizenship of Samsung Electronics CIS RHQ.
Training within the framework of cooperation between
MPEI and Samsung IT Academy starts in October 2021. Cooperation between MPEI
and Samsung broadens the range of industrial partners interested in the
development of the Internet of Things in Russia. The Samsung IT Academy work at
MPEI is supervised by specialists from the Fundamentals of Radio Engineering
Department of IRE.
"Samsung IT Academy" is a long-term free social
educational program of Samsung Electronics. The project was launched in 2017.
The annual training tracks of the program, created by specialists from the
Moscow Research Center Samsung, are designed for the development of demanded
practical skills in the course of project activities. Students of partner
universities of the project are trained on the tracks "Internet of
Things", "Mobile Development" and "Artificial
Intelligence". At the end of the one-year course, Samsung IT Academy
graduates develop individual projects and, having successfully completed the
program, receive a certificate from Samsung.
At the end of October 2021, the IV annual
cross-University final of the "Samsung IT Academy" graduation project
competition is taking place, where the best student projects that have passed
the qualifying round of the competition will be presented. The jury for the
final will include experts from Samsung and other leading companies of the IT
Students of 22 universities in the cities of
Arkhangelsk, Voronezh, Yekaterinburg, Irkutsk, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Knyaginino,
Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Kursk, Moscow, Novosibirsk, Rostov-na-Donu, St.
Petersburg, Sterlitamak, Tomsk, Ufa, Chelyabinsk were awarded certificates of
graduation on educational programs "Samsung IT Academy" for the past
academic year. As well, the agreements on the launch of cooperation from the
2021/22 academic year were signed with new partners: Izhevsk State Technical
University named after Mikhail Kalashnikov and the Bashkir State University.
In September 2020, the educational program
"Samsung IT Academy" became the winner of the "Best Social Projects of