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What: Online course for talented students who have passed the selection process

 

When: From May 19, 2022

 

Where: In a convenient online format


How: Pre-qualify for a course of interest

Mission

Over the years,  the Hermiona Education team has been trying to support and help talented students find their way and develop their skills.
Sunflower Gifted offers free online courses for talented and gifted students who pass the selection process. The most outstanding will have the opportunity to learn from leading experts in their field, meet other interesting students, and learn more about opportunities for growth in a subject of interest.

Dr. Grigory Kagan

Dr. Grigory Kagan graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with Ph.D. For about 10 years he was a staff scientist at the Los Alamos National Lab, one of the two leading US laboratories providing secret research on nuclear weapon. Grigory Kagan is a specialist in the physics of high-temperature plasma and thermonuclear fusion, as well as related astrophysical applications. Currently, he gives lectures and conducts researches at Imperial College London.

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This course will talk about present-day physics and its routine:

  • modern physicist - how to become one and why it is worth choosing this profession;

  • what do physicists actually do in their offices and laboratories;

  • where is the boundary between theoretical and experimental physics;

  • how to enjoy physics lessons on the example of school and real-life tasks.

 

Course starts: May 19, 2022

Time: every Thursday at 15:00 (GMT+3)

Language of instruction: Russian

Age: 14-18

 

Fill out the form to be placed on the waiting list for the next course.

Registration for the course is closed

Boris Shteynas

Boris Shteynas graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 2010. He then worked at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in the USA as a guest scientist and started graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2012. He completed his Ph.D. in the field of  ultracold atoms in the Ketterle group at MIT in 2019. In the same year Boris moved to the UK to continue his research at the University of Oxford. His current work focuses on quantum computing with superconducting circuits.

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Guest Speaker

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Guest Speaker

Peter Koroteev

Peter Koroteev earned his BS and MS at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology where he studied theoretical physics and mathematics. Peter came to the United States for his Ph.D. studies at the University of Minnesota, which he completed in 2012. He was also a postdoctoral fellow at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, ON, Canada. Presently, Peter is a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley and does research in mathematical physics and string theory. Prof. Koroteev has been working in the educational system through his entire career — from teaching at math summer school in Russia to his experience as a teaching assistant in grad school to, finally, his present work as a lecturer.