STWU – Scientific-Technological Workshop for Ukrainian Youth University of Klagenfurt, Department of Mathematics, 19–21 July 2022

A three-day scientific-technological workshop for Ukrainian youth (ages 14–17) took place at the University of Klagenfurt on 19–21 July 2022. It was organized by Iryna Vasylieva and Andrei Asinowski of Department of Mathematics. The event included lectures, interactive workshops, and problem-solving sessions in Mathematics, Robotics, and Computer science on the following topics:

  • Combinatorial methods for sudoku (Andrei Asinowski, Mathematics),
  • Geometric puzzles (Iryna Vasylieva, Mathematics),
  • The single-board computer Micro:bit and using it for controlling the Bit:bot robot (Dina Ramazanova, Informatics Didactics), click here for a video!
  • Error-correcting codes and and algorithms for check digits (Benjamin Hackl, Mathematics).

Additionally, the workshop included a quiz about Carinthia, Klagenfurt, and the University of Klagenfurt. The event was attended by six participants form different places in Carinthia (Klagenfurt, Villach, Feldkirchen, St. Jakob im Rosental, Keutschach, Glödnitz). The financial support by the government of Carinthia is highly appreciated by the organizers and the participants.

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