Students of PRUE branches at MLIT

News, 24 May 2022

On 17 May 2022, the Meshcheryakov Laboratory of Information Technologies conducted a seminar “Big Data Analytics and Supercomputer Technologies Worldwide” for students from 15 branches of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (PRUE). Representatives from different regions of Russia, as well as from Belarus, Armenia, Uzbekistan, and Mongolia, visited Dubna within the project-educational intensive course “PRUE Leaders”.

Acquaintance with JINR started at the interactive exhibition “JINR Basic Facilities” where the students, accompanied by VLHEP specialist Nikita Sidorov, learned about the history of the Institute, about its scientific experiments and achievements, saw the models of the basic facilities, got acquainted with the principles of their operation, and managed to look inside the Laboratories using virtual reality technologies.

At MLIT, the students were welcomed by MLIT Scientific Secretary Olga Derenovskaia who spoke about the major directions of the Laboratory’s activities. Ivan Kadochnikov delivered an overview lecture on Big Data: what is Big Data in the modern world, what sources of Big Data exist, what are their applications in business, at the state level and in science. Dean of the Special Faculty of Talented Youth “Higher School “Foresight” of PRUE Denis Maksimov dwelled upon Big Data analytics in the economy and additionally talked about the educational programs presented at his faculty. Igor Pelevanyuk and Alexey Vorontsov gave a tour of the JINR Multifunctional Information and Computing Complex, which comprises the “Govorun” supercomputer.