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TOMSK, Jan 25 – RIA Tomsk. Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR) together with Samsung Electronics opened in Tomsk on Friday the Center for Internet of Things Safety (IoT); TUSUR become one of eight Russian universities cooperating with this international company in this area, the correspondent of RIA Tomsk reports from the opening ceremony.
The Tomsk Center for IoT Safety is located in the audience of the university’s educational laboratory building on Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, 146. It is part of the "Samsung IoT Academy" project, in which participate seven other universities of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Tatarstan.
“TUSUR won the competition for applications (for inclusion in the academy) due to its focus on information security. It was a fresh original idea that no other university suggested. (For the center) we developed a curriculum and case studies, we trained teachers”, - the manager of the "Samsung IoT Academy" educational project Tatiana Volkova told at the opening ceremony.
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According to her, the curriculum of the center is designed for two semesters. During the first, students will learn the IoT toolkit, and in during the second semester they will develop their own project. To equip the center, Samsung Electronics provided the university with modern equipment: rapid prototyping kits, microcomputers used to solve IoT problems, and other high-tech devices.
The curator of the program from TUSUR, Anton Konev, said at the opening ceremony that the university has a serious scientific and material and technical basis in order not only to train students, but also to “give them way to high-tech industries so that they introduce their skills and practices for the development of the country's economy".
The opening of the center took place within the framework of the celebration of the anniversary of the Faculty of Security of TUSUR - the leading in Russia and one of the first in the country to train information security specialists.