Society 18:05 25/12/2020 Armenia

Viva-MTS: New laboratories and new directions at Smart Solutions Center of NPUA

The Smart Solutions Center, established at the National Polytechnic University of Armenia at the end of 2019, expands its activities.

“Today we see that the capacities have tripled. In terms of content, thanks to the joint efforts of the Ministry of High Technological Industry and the Union of Employers of Information and Communications Technologies, a very important cyber security education program has been implemented this year, which was implemented online due to the Coronavirus. I think that we should be able to integrate such advanced programs with the quality programs of the Polytechnic University. The good news of this year is that there is a significant increase in the number of applicants to the Polytechnic University; we see that a wider segment of society is realizing the importance of engineering education. I want to encourage them and to urge them to come to the field of high technologies, military industry, to use their knowledge to strengthen Armenia," Minister Hakob Arshakyan said, according to a press release of Viva-MTS. 

"We already have six technically equipped and renovated laboratories. Various trainings, requalification of lecturers and professional courses were planned for this year. Despite the situation caused by COVID-19, with support of the Education Department of Synopsys Armenia, training of lecturers of Microelectronics was realized. The Cyber Security course is carried out jointly with the RA Ministry of HTI for 150 specialists from Yerevan, Artsakh and the regions. In 2021 we plan to expand our activities increasing the number of subjects and laboratories. We plan to create a coworking space for university students and startups,” said Eduard Musayelyan, Executive Director of the UEICT.

"The Smart Solutions Center was established a year ago with the support of Viva-MTS, and despite the challenges that took place in 2020, the center has already six technically equipped laboratories. This center has a great potential to serve as a bridge between the University-State-Private sectors. I wish the Smart Solutions Center comes up with new achievements in the coming 2021, and expands its important educational role in our country,” said Viva-MTS General Manager Ralph Yirikian.

The Smart Solutions Center is a powerful platform to make collaboration between employer and university more effective and to develop new startups. In the first half of the day the students of NPUA will have their classes at the center, after which various professional courses and technological events will be organized.

The laboratories of the center have the following orientation:

° Cybersecurity
° Microelectronics
° Modern Infrastructures of ICT
° Artificial Intelligence
° Web of Things
° Entrepreneurship

The center was established with the support of Viva-MTS company and is a vivid example of corporate social responsibility.



Source Panorama.am
Share |

Newsfeed

15:34
Armenian parliament majority 'divided' on ouster of opposition MPs, speaker says
The Armenian parliament leadership affiliated with the ruling Civil Contract party will soon discuss stripping opposition lawmakers boycotting...
14:58
Opposition leader: There is only one way to save Armenia and Artsakh
Opposition leader and deputy parliament speaker Ishkhan Saghatelyan again accused the incumbent Armenian authorities of plotting new territorial...
14:26
Russia sanctions 25 US nationals, including Biden’s family members
Moscow has imposed retaliatory sanctions on 25 US nationals, including President Joe Biden’s family members, for their Russophobic...
14:12
Analyst urges Armenian authorities to invite Minsk Group co-chairs to Yerevan
Political analyst Suren Sargsyan urges the Armenian authorities to invite the OSCE Minsk Group mediators to Yerevan. "France and the...
13:36
Opposition MP: Armenian authorities preparing people for 'new big concessions'
Tigran Abrahamyan, a lawmaker from the opposition Pativ Unem (With Honor) faction, on Tuesday reacted to Nikol Pashinyan’s latest...
13:01
US looks forward to Minsk Group's continuing work – State Department
The Russian co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group has turned down an invitation by his U.S. counterpart to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh’s future,...
12:36
Armenia's NSS reveals another high treason case
Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) has uncovered another high treason case involving an army officer. The serviceman,...
11:56
Monkeypox cases rise to more than 3,400 globally, WHO says
More than 3,400 confirmed monkeypox cases and one death were reported to the World Health Organization as of last Wednesday, with a majority of...
11:46
Armenian, Turkish special envoys to meet in Vienna on Friday
The next meeting of the Armenian and Turkish special representatives for normalization of relations will take place in Vienna on Friday, July 1,...
11:26
Armenia and Armenian people 'have no allies', analyst says
Armenia and the Armenian people “have no allies”, according to political analyst Hrant Melik-Shahnazaryan. “We are alone...
11:13
Russia defaults on its foreign debt for first time since 1918
Russia defaulted on its foreign debt obligations for the first time since 1918 on Monday, according to Moody’s. "On 27 June,...
17:15
Armenian exporters and farmers may go bankrupt amid Larsi road closure, economist warns
Economist Suren Parsyan on Monday reacted to the closure of the Stepantsminda-Larsi highway, which connects Armenia and Russia via Georgia, due...
16:48
Temperatures to rise across Armenia
Rain and thunderstorms are expected in some parts of Armenia from 27 June to July 2, the Hydrometeorology and Monitoring Center reports, adding...
16:35
Artak Zeynalyan refuses to comment on audio scandal involving SJC head
Armenia’s former Justice Minister Artak Zeynalyan, who has been nominated for a judge of the Administrative Chamber of the Court of...
15:56
Armenian ruling party MP steps down
Artur Davtyan, an MP from Armenia’s ruling Civil Contract party, has tendered his resignation, the parliament said on Monday. Under...
15:36
Artsakh FM pays working visit to Russia
Foreign Minister of the Artsakh Republic David Babayan was on a working visit to Russia on June 21-27. In Moscow and a number of other...
15:21
Armenian judicial watchdog head to undergo surgery, member says
The acting head of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) overseeing Armenian courts, Gagik Jhangiryan, is set to undergo surgery, SJC member David...
14:57
ANIF uses names of foreigners to cover up shady deals – Pastinfo
The foreign leaders of the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) are unaware of, if not isolated, from the trust management of the shares of...
13:41
Weekly Covid cases rise in Armenia
Armenia confirmed 139 new coronavirus infections over the past one week, bringing the national tally to 423,243 as of 11 a.m. Monday, June 27,...
13:15
Spouse of ex-Ukrainian ambassador publicly insults Armenian fallen soldier's father
The spouse of former Ukrainian Ambassador to Armenia Alexander Bozhko publically insulted Armenian opposition MP Gegham Nazaryan, who lost his...
13:00
Israel may allow Iran to transfer oil to Syria under US supervision
Israel may give its approval to a reported US-brokered deal allowing Iran to transfer oil to Syria, ahead of the resumption of talks to revive...
12:30
Raymond Kévorkian's book on Armenian Genocide history published in Persian
“The Armenian Genocide: A Complete History” by French historian Raymond Kévorkian has been published in Persian by the Afkar...
12:00
Yerevan mayor off to France on official visit
An Armenian delegation led by Yerevan Mayor Hrachya Sargsyan travelled to France on a 12-day official visit on Sunday, the Yerevan...
11:40
US to announce purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine this week
The US plans to announce as soon as this week that it has purchased an advanced, medium-to-long range surface-to-air missile defense system for...
11:26
Stepantsminda-Larsi road closed to all vehicles
Stepantsminda-Larsi highway connecting Armenia and Russia via Georgia is closed to all vehicles as of Monday morning, the Armenian Ministry of...
11:06
Magnitude 3․7 quake hits Armenia-Georgia border area
The Territorial Survey for Seismic Protection of Armenia’s Ministry of Emergency Situations recorded a magnitude 3․7 earthquake in the...
17:00
Vienna named world’s most liveable city in 2022
For the third time in the past five years, Vienna has captured the top spot in the Global Liveability Index, an annual report from The Economist...
16:55
Armenian woman gives birth to her 14th child in Georgia
An Armenian woman living in Gandza, a village in Georgia’s Ninotsminda region, has given birth to her 14th child, Sputnik Armenia reports....
16:35
Remastered version of 'Titanic' set for theatrical release in 2023
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of James Cameron’s Titanic, the multiple Oscar winner and box office phenomenon has been set for a fresh...
16:26
Armenian expert says there is 'only one way to avert renewed war'
Armenia must be fully ready for “imminent war” with Azerbaijan, expert on Iran Vardan Voskanyan said in his new Telegram series...

Follow us and get updates!

Most popular articles

{"core.blocks.header.spell_message1":"Selected mistake: ","core.blocks.header.spell_message2":"Send a message about the mistake?"}