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FANK Days at Skoltech. An online discussion in English

Join us for an online discussion of the science documentary AlphaGo hosted by Dr. Frolov of Skoltech, within the FANK Contemporary Science Film Festival on December 17 at 7 p.m. Moscow time. The full version of AlPhago is available free of charge at until December 20.


Dr. Alexey Frolov is a Senior Research Scientist at the Skoltech Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering(CDISE). He earned his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU) in 2010 and his PhD degree in Mathematics from the Institute for Information Transmission Problems of RAS (IITP RAS) in 2012. Alexey did research at Ulm University (Germany), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL, Switzerland), the University of Maryland (USA), and Israel Institute of Technology (Technion, Israel), which resulted in joint publications in leading journals on information and coding theory. Prior to joining Skoltech in 2016, Alexey was a Senior Researcher at IITP RAS and project leader for a Huawei and IITP RAS joint project. At Skoltech, he was appointed Assistant Professor in 2017 and Associate Professor in 2019.

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