ITMO University programming team became World Champions at the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals that took place in Rapid City (USA) on May 24, 2017, setting a new record in the history of the contest. No other university had been able to win it seven times. Vladimir Smykalov, Ivan Belonogov and Ilya Zban – all students of the ITMO University Computer Technologies Chair
The final round of GoogleHashCode, Google's annual competition for students and specialists in the programming field, ended last weekend in Paris. Amongst the participants there were programmers from Europe, the Middle East and Africa; this year, students from several Russian universities, ITMO University included, also took part in the contest.