Alexey Andreev had received an award from ESWC 2015 Summer School

Our laboratory member Alexey Andreev in collaboration with international team of 4 members had received an award for the best student project of the Extended Semantic Web Conference 2015 Summer School for the project about identifying scientists and researchers papers and recommending persons for future collaboration.

Michael Galkin received a grant from DAAD

Our laboratory member Michael Galkin has received the PhD scholarship of the German Academy Exchange Service (DAAD) for doing his joint PhD studies at the University of Bonn, Germany.

ISST laboratory has joined to the Finnish IoT consortium

ISST laboratory of ITMO University joined to the “Internet of Things” program of the Finnish strategical center for science, technologies and innovations DIGILE (

At the moment, the Finnish consortium comprises of a number of large companies, small and medium-sized businesses and research universities, including Intel, Ericsson, Nokia, Softela, FRUCT and others. In the beginning of the year ITMO University has joined them, currently the only representative of Russia in the consortium.

More details can be found on the university’s web site (in Russian):

SemIoT project grant agreement signed by the Russian Federation and ITMO University

Ministry of education of the Russian Federation and ITMO university have signed an agreement # 14.575.21.0101 upon subsidies providing from the federal budget to finance the expenses related to the SemIoT project—this is the official start of the project.

Project’s team expresses their gratitude to all colleagues from ISST lab for their help with preparing documents for grant application.