Ural Federal University and Samsung will train experts on the Internet of Things


Ural Federal University and Samsung will train experts on the Internet of Things

Russia can consolidate its leadership in the field of the Internet of Things due to the signing of an agreement between UrFU and Samsung on the creation of the Academy of the Internet of Things. The meeting of representatives of the parties took place within the framework of the exhibition «Innoprom».

The rector of the university put forward the idea of ​​the possibility of implementing a curriculum for training specialists on the basis of an educational institution by focusing on the achievements of the IoT industry. Samsung specialists, in turn, are interested in finding personnel to work in the company. On the basis of mutual cooperation, it was decided to formulate the curriculum, which will enter into force at the beginning of the new academic year 2018.

It is known that ready-made cases will be used in the course of training. Students will also be encouraged to create their own prototypes with the subsequent possibility of patenting. Thanks to the start of preparation, Russia will have the opportunity to catch up with the West in terms of the number of specialized specialists working in the promising area of ​​the Internet of Things. It is worth noting that due to the presence of certain experience and Samsung developments in IoT, the course will be exclusive: students will be able to get acquainted with the profile based on unique material. In the future, graduates will be able to find work in a wide variety of fields: from energy to medicine, etc..

The development of the Internet of Things can bring significant positive changes to the lives of ordinary people. You can learn about the stages of IoT development, as well as about the stage at which we are now, from our material..

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text: Evgeniya Likhodey, photo: URFU

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