Online hackathon of the National Research University of Electronic Technology
On 10 and 11 October 2020, Izolyator plant took part in a 48-hour online hackathon as part of the MIET Science Days Online project.
National Research University of Electronic Technology (MIET) is an advanced university of Russia, training professionals in microelectronics, nanotechnology in electronics, information and telecommunication technologies, fundamental sciences as well as in economics, graphic design and linguistics.
The university is situated in Zelenograd, the center of Russian microelectronics and a quiet Moscow district.
The university is proud of its graduates successfully working in well-known hi-tech companies in Russia and around the world. MIET cooperates with leading universities of Europe and the USA, takes part in exchange programs for students, postgraduates and tutors.
The university implements programs of elite professional training together with a number of foreign leaders in electronics and information technologies.
The hackathon for programmers and marketers was attended by 140 people — schoolchildren and students from Moscow and the Moscow region, St. Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Tver region.
The partners of the event were Izolyator plant, Microsoft, Acer, HaClever and HERE. The companies organized lectures from expert representatives and presented competition tasks for the participating teams.
On behalf of Izolyator plant, as an expert jury in the hackathon, there were: CEO of Zavod Izolyator LLC, President of the company's corporate university, Dr. Alexander Slavinsky; Head of the HR and Social Resources Management Service, Vice President of the Corporate University of the company Julia Turina, Head of the Design Office Ivan Egorov and Administrator of distance learning systems Victor Shatsky.
Izolyator plant takes part in an online hackathon within the MIET Science Days online project
Izolyator plant offered students to create a simulator for installation of a high-voltage bushing. The task turned out to be so difficult that many teams did not dare to choose it. And only two brave participants from the Institute of Systems and Software Engineering and Information Technologies of MIET, Andrey Balashov and Vladislav Zhokhov, decided to try to implement the task.
Setting a task for the hackathon participants
It is not for nothing that they say that the courageous conquer the peaks. Andrey and Vladislav took second place in the hackathon. And as an incentive prize, Izolyator management invited the guys to the enterprise to discuss further cooperation.
Students of the Institute of System and Software Engineering and Information Technologies of MIET Andrey Balashov and Vladislav Zhokhov — winners of the second place in the MIET hackathon
Prize-winners and jury of the MIET online hackathon — cooperation will continue!
All prize-winners received gifts from organizers and partners, as well as certificates of participation in the hackathon.
The partners of the event, including the Izolyator plant, received letters of thanks from the hackathon’s organizing committee.
We wish all the participants new victories!