QUANTATON-2022 ended with the victory of the "pSTAR" teamIn the period from 4 to 10 July, the Kochubey Center, Pushkin (St. Petersburg) hosted the summer school of the Vega Institute Foundation. 30 students from 9 cities of Russia participated in the event.
The first three days of the school were lectures. The recognized experts in their fields, such as Dmitry Kramkov (Carnegie Mellon University), Evgeny Burnaev and Alexey Zaitsev (Skoltech), Rostislav Berezovsky (Hash CIB), gave the guys an intensive introduction to financial mathematics, machine learning and blockchain technologies. After the lecture hours the participants had a chance to ask mentors-scholarship holders of the Foundation the questions about the materials.
Then the competitive part ''QUANTATON'' started. The guys were divided into 10 teams of three people and in this composition they solved practical tasks in each direction of the school for a limited period of time.
In the second place was the team "Dayte meru!" as part of Maxim Savinov (VMC MSU), Svetlana Matuz (Mekhmat MSU) and Alena Polyukh (IMIT AltSU). The third place was taken by the SEE team consisting of Pavel Skvortsov (Mekhmat of Moscow State University), Yegor Efimov (FSE&CS NRU HSE-Perm) and Altan Erdnigor (Faculty of Mathematics NRU HSE).
Despite the tight schedule of the school, the participants saw the city at night and drawbridges, went on excursions in the Catherine's Park and the Palace, watched a movie together and spent an evening of songs with a guitar.
From May 17 to 27, a qualifying stage for a new joint specialization of the Vega Institute Foundation and the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics “Fundamental Mathematics and Mathematical Finance” will be held. The written part of the qualifying round will take place on May 23 at 18:30 (room 12-24).More
The meeting of the Foundation’s scholarship recipients was held on September 17. During the meeting, members of the Board of Directors and the Foundation’s administration offered their congratulations to the competition’s winners, and presented them with scholarships, gifts and letters from the Foundation’s Scientific Director Yuri Kabanov.More