Saturday, June 24, 2017

UrFU students place among top contestants in innovation contest

Ural Federal University students from several academic departments competed in the university's technological innovation and invention contest.

Students from UrFU's physics and technology, energy, mechanical engineering, materials science and metallurgy, natural sciences and basic education programs submitted projects and inventions for competition. Projects submitted varied in focus from the construction of robots to energy studies.

The highest-scoring projects came from students of the UrFU's physical-technical program. The winner of the competition was Sepan Tarasov for his creation of quasi-holograms. The second and third place projects went to inventors of a mobile robot programming platform and software for diagnosing metastatic lung lesions, respectively.