Short CV

Research interests

  • Ubiquitous and mobile computing
  • Machine learning and data analysis
  • Location- and context-aware systems
  • Human-computer interaction

Education

2006 – 2011

PhD in Computer Science from the University of Trento (Italy) — top medium-sized Italian university.
Thesis: Indoor positioning using FM radio signals (see its short summary).

2004 – 2007

MSc in Life Science Informatics, a joint degree from the University of Edinburgh (UK) and the University of Trento (Italy) — funded by the highly competitive Erasmus Mundus scholarship.
Thesis: Supporting PCR-related activity with Implicit Culture.

1999 – 2004

BSc cum laude in Radio Physics and Electronics from the Belarusian State University (Belarus) — country's top university.
Thesis: Development of web-based system for support of distant learning in special courses (see full text in Russian).

Work

Nov 2012 – present

Research associate at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (University of Luxembourg).

May 2011 – May 2012

Postdoc at Create-Net research center (Italy).

Aug – Dec 2009

Visiting researcher at ETH Zurich (Switzerland).

2006 – 2011

Graduate researcher (PhD student) at Create-Net research center (Italy).

Jul 2003 – Sep 2004

Software development engineer at Spetspribor company (Belarus).

Technical expertise

Some examples can be found in my hobby projects and GitHub repository.
  • Programming languages: Java, Python, C++, C#
  • Mobile device programming: Android, BlackBerry 10, multi-platform HTML5 apps, Windows Mobile, J2ME.
  • Data analysis tools: R, NumPy/SciPy, Matlab
  • Web development: backend (Java servlets/JSPs, Node.js, SQL) and frontend (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery)
  • Multitouch table interaction: Kivy framework
  • Software-defined radio (USRP, RTL-SDR) and digital signal processing (GnuRadio and Python)
  • Hardware-controlling applications

Languages

  • Fluent English
  • Native Russian
  • Basic Italian