Young Scientists Council of IRE NASU has good experience of cooperation with international scientific communities. For example, Kharkiv Young Scientists Conference on Radiophysics, Electronics, Photonics and Biophysics (YSC,, and later the International Young Scientists Forum on Applied Physics (YSF) were held thanks to the support IEEE, OSA, SPIE (separately, with IEEE MTT-S, ED-S, AP-S, SSC-S, PHO-S IRE Kharkiv Student Chapters and others).

image002Organizing committee YSF-2017, Lviv, Ukraine

In addition, since 2017, the Kharkiv Young Minds section (YM) has been functioning at the Institute from European Physics Society EPS: The purpose of the section is to support and promote useful events for young scientists, to attract young researchers to the scientific community, to popularize science among the local community. During its existence, the Kharkiv YM section held many events for professional development:

  • Workshop «Introduction to Machine Learning (for scientists)».
  • Young scientists’ articles competition with awards for winners.
  • Seminar “Using LaTeX for science articles and more!” by Dr. Apostolov S.S.
  • Workshop on writing of science papers in English by Dr. Natalia Korol.
  • Seminar, dedicated to science startups – meeting with the company IT-Jim.

and to improve communication among colleagues:

  • A trip to the telescope UTR-2.
  • Science quizzes in pubs “SciQuiz”.
  • Pi Day Party for Members YM section.

EPS YM became one of the sponsors 2017 IEEE International Young Scientists Forum on Applied Physics and Engineering (YSF-2017) next to societies IEEE и OSA, which certainly had a positive effect on the image of the Kharkiv section and section got the award for the best event among all Young Minds sections from different countries on the 7th Leadership Meeting.

image002Darina Pesina with the Award on 7th Leadership Meeting, Prague, Czech republic

To be continued!

Useful links:

EPS Young Minds:
Kharkiv Young Minds Section Facebook:
Kharkiv Young Minds Section Instagram: @kharkivyoungminds
IEEE East Ukraine Joint Chapter of the AP, MTT, ED, AES, GRS & NPS Societies:
IEEE Young Professionals:
IEEE Young Professionals Facebook:
IEEE Educational Activities Linkedin

OSA: ,

European Microwave Association: