Go ICT East: Software Security and CUDA Technology

August, 19–September, 1, 2019
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Novosibirsk State University is located at the heart of Akademgorodok, a world-famous research center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It was founded in the 1960s in the Siberian taiga as the birth place for new ideas and technologies. Now it's a world-class research and educational cluster with 35 research institutes, innovative Technopark and the University at the heart of this well-balanced system.
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About the course
International IT Summer School "Go ICT East: Software Security and CUDA Technology" is an innovative educational program.
The participants of the Summer School will have a unique opportunity to go East throughout Russia, on their way to receiving professional IT knowledge and skills, getting to know Russian culture and traditions, and establishing professional contacts.
The International IT Summer School: "Software Security and CUDA Technology" provides students with an excellent opportunity to enhance their knowledge in the most demanding areas of information technologies, while exploring different parts of Russia, meeting new people, and expanding their network internationally.
IT Summer School has a strong professional emphasis, and offers complex program, aimed at promoting further internationalization of university studies. The program consists of several IT courses that are delivered by renowned specialists in the form of interactive lectures, tutorials, and student sessions of short talks and presentations.
The participants may choose courses from the following list of courses individually designed for the International IT Summer School:
Web Programming
At the end of the course, you will learn how to develop web applications in JavaScript - the most popular web programming language at the moment
Programming for Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
The course will show the difference between GPU and CPU and teach how: to program GPU for mathematical computations.
In the course, we cover the following topics: architecture of GPU; approaches to program GPU (libraries, compiler directives, direct programming with CUDA); profiling and optimizing an application on GPU. At the end of the course, students will be able to use GPU optimized libraries, OpenACC directives and program GPU directly with CUDA.
Software Security and Data Safety
The main topics of the course are Basic Practices for Secure Development of Applications, Secure Coding Techniques, Security Product Testing, and Writing Secure Code Tools.
Learn how to motivate your users and integrate game mechanics into a real system. Take something tedious and add some game! The main topics of the course are: Game elements and user motivation, what is Gamification and what is not,; ways to incorporate game elements into your apps.
Application requirements
Undergraduates and postgraduates students from any institutions worldwide
Students must have a background in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
English level B+
final assessment
In the end of the course students will have a take-home examination:
an argumentative essay with a maximum length of 5-6 pages
Important dates
May 13
Application Deadline for International Participants
June 15
Application Deadline for participants from Russia and CIS
May 13
Payment Deadline
August 19
Program Start
Application is start
Mandatory Fees
Who may apply?
— All students who are currently enrolled at college or university level institutions
— Sufficient English proficiency
For International Participants
— Tuition fee
— Study materials
— Access to library and IT facilities
— Certificate
Travel, insurance, meals and personal daily expenses should be paid individually
For International Participants
For Participants from Russia and CIS
20 000 rubles
Special offers for student groups from partner universities are available
Optional fees
New dormitories are located within 3 minute walk from the University. Students live in block-type dormitories, a block is composed of one or two rooms, plus a bathroom equipped with a shower and a toilet. Single or double room accommodation is available. A furnished kitchen and a leisure room are located on each floor.
Single Room
Per Course
Shared Room
Per Course
DAAD supports five scholarships to German students in the Joint Pskov-Novosibirsk Summer School 12 August – 01 September 2019.
Program fee for the Joint Summer School is 650 eur.

Information on the DAAD scholarships for participation in the Summer school Pskov-Novosibirsk
Alexey Romanenko
PhD, Associate Professor, Deputy Dean for International Relations, Information Technologies Department, Novosibirsk State University

Field of expertise: HPC, Modern computer architectures, GPU programming
Ruslan Permyakov
Director of Cooperation with Federal Development Programs at Novosibirsk Technopark, Information Technologies Department, Novosibirsk State University
Field of expertise: Software security, data safety, data economy
Marina Derzho
Associate Professor, Information Technologies Department, Novosibirsk State University

Field of expertise: UX/UI, gamification, educational design
Nikolay Zyatkov
CEO of AkademTrade company

Field of expertise: Machine Learning, Web programming. GPU programming
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Marina Derzho
Associate Professor, Faculty of Information Technologies, Novosibirsk State University

1 Pirogova str., Novosibirsk, Russia, 630090
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