Azerbaijan State Agriculture University and Oklahoma State University signed a memorandum of understanding

It was a historic visit to Ganja as Azerbaijan State Agriculture University and Oklahoma State University signed a memorandum of understanding that will pave the way for future cooperation between the two universities, leading to new agricultural innovation. On hand to participate in the signing were Minister of Agriculture Inam Karimov, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, …

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ADA University-George Washington University joint-Master’s degree program in computer science

The Embassy was delighted to participate in last week’s ceremony welcoming the second class of the ADA University-George Washington University joint-Master’s degree program in computer science and data analytics. Featuring the talent of two of our countries’ most prestigious universities, the program is playing an important role in bringing together Azerbaijanis and Americans, and enhancing …

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Ambassador Litzenberger attended Azerbaijan’s 2020 Innovation Week Summit

Yesterday, Ambassador Litzenberger attended Azerbaijan’s 2020 Innovation Week Summit, where he spoke about growing U.S.-Azerbaijan cooperation in the start-up industry. The United States is home to some of the world’s largest and most successful start-up communities, where entrepreneurs from around the world work together to turn ideas into business ventures. Ambassador Litzenberger stressed the importance …

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Ambassador Litzenberger toured the BakuTel Exhibition

Ambassador Litzenberger toured the BakuTel Exhibition, visiting the pavilion organized by technology companies from the United States, including Avigilon, Avirtel, Oracle, and Seabak. President Ilham Aliyev and First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva also stopped by to see the U.S. pavilion, which won first place among all the collective exhibitions! Later the Ambassador hosted a reception …

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Intellectual Property and Cyber Security conference

The U.S. Embassy together with the Ministry of Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies held a conference on “Intellectual Property and Cyber Security.” During the conference Ambassador Litzenberger noted that licensing software saves companies and government money in the long run from the steep costs of recovering money and information lost from cyberattacks and …

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Economic Officer Chris Van Tassel greeted participants of the AZCLOUD Hackathon Competition

U.S. Embassy Azerbaijan’s Economic Officer Chris Van Tassel greeted participants of the AZCLOUD Hackathon Competition which is taking place at the Baku Olympic Stadium on August 28-30. Twenty teams will be competing in a number of technical exercises, and the winning team will receive a cash prize of 10,000 manat.

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Ambassador Litzenberger participated at the TechFest Baku

The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Transport, Communications, and High Technologies and with the support of Mars Academy, has organized the first TechFest Baku. TechFest Baku provided local Makers the chance to exhibit their products, participate in workshops, and pitch their projects in pitch competition with prizes.

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Ambassador’s Remarks at Dr. Lotfi Aliasker Zadeh’s Memorial Ceremony

I approach the podium today with trepidation.  An amateur historian, a student of the liberal arts, a mathphobe, I have been asked to talk about one of the world’s great mathematicians, a man whose discoveries, whose imagination, whose thoughts have had an immeasurable impact within the fields of mathematics as well as electronics and computer …

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U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center

U.S. Embassy celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Baku American Center, together with hundreds of American Center staff, volunteers, and patrons. During the event, Ambassador Cekuta talked about the successes of the American Center and our continued engagement with Azerbaijan. Over the past decade, more than a quarter of a million visitors have attended events …

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