This year, for the first time, IT company SoftServe launched a program to fund university teachers to develop new or upgrade existing technical courses. And it received lots of thematically different projects: from courses on the Internet of Things, Big data, UX/UI design to IT project management, machine learning and others. In total there were 84 applications from all over Ukraine.
Educational Grants is a unique SoftServe program for university teachers. It provides financial support of $ 2,000 to each of the five winners to develop a new or upgrade an existing technical course taught in such majors as: Applied Mathematics, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems and Technology, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Applied Linguistics, etc.
Within the framework of the grant, the winner receives not only financial support, but also, if necessary, consultations from the company’s experts.
There are five winners of the Education Grants program. It is great that among them there are two representatives of Lviv Polytechnic National University:
- Ivan Opirsky – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor at the Department of Information Security, the Institute of Computer Technologies, Automation and Metrology;
- Bohdan Liubinskyi – Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, the Institute of Applied Mathematics and Fundamental Sciences.
More details are available on the website of the IT company SoftServe.