On November 10-11, the finals of the Moscow Capture the Flag interuniversity student competition in information security (M*CTF) took place in Russia. The winning team was Shadow Servants, which included students from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and MIEM. This is the third year in a row that Shadow Servants has won M*CTF. Their next step is the 2018 Russian CTF Cup, which will take place between November 30 and December 1 at the Skolkovo Innovation Centre.
In late October, students from the HSE School of Business Informatics organised the second Major League Hacking (MLH) hackathon hosted in Moscow. The participants of the event, which include students and alumni of Russian and foreign universities, developed IT solutions for Russian companies.
The centre provides training for specialists in the field of digital marketing and e-commerce. Students of the centre will have the opportunity to participate in real business projects and complete an internship at companies that use SAP technologies.
For the first time ever, Forbes (Russia) has published its own ranking of the best universities in Russia. One of the main objectives of the ranking was to determine which universities produce talented young entrepreneurs, including those capable of making it onto Forbes’ main ranking in the future or becoming part of Russia’s political elite. HSE placed 10th in the ranking.
Workshop on "Multiagent systems and its applications in logistics, transport and supply chain management: experience of real projects" took place at School of Logistics
On February 14, 2018 the Department of Information Systems and Technologies in Logistics of School of Logistics together with the research and production company "Smart Solutions" within educational programs of School of Logistics held a research seminar and a workshop of specialists of the company on "Multiagent systems and its application in logistics, transport and supply chain management: experience of real projects" in which intellectual computing MAS technologies and real industrial projects in logistics, transport and SCM have been shown.
According to research by Future Today, HSE’s Faculty of Economic Sciences is the most in-demand among employers. A further three HSE faculties were named in the top 10.
Major League Hacking (MLH) holds its events around the world, but this year is the first time MLH Local Hack Day is taking place in Russia thanks to the initiative of students from the Higher School of Economics. Participants of the hackathon developed IT solutions for some of Russia’s largest companies.
School of Logistics, Faculty of business and management in HSE has received from the European Logistics Association (ELA) official permission to give out international certificates of level "cELog" (European Logistician Candidate - a candidate for the European logistics providers) to the best graduates of a bachelor degree without passing additional exams.
Austrian Ambassador Awards Diplomas to Graduates of Double-Degree Programme in Big Data Systems and Information Systems Management
Two teams from the Faculty of Business and Management took four nominations in the HackUPC hackathon, held in Barcelona by Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).