I have a broad area of scientific and industrial interests. I host a science&technology podcast and a YouTube channel. My research is currently focused on new approaches to creative AI and possible connections between creativity, language and cognition.
Natural Language Processing
Data-driven descriptive models
Research Professor, CAIRO, Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt
2023 — present
Researching computational creativity, representation learning for natural language and models of verbal cognition at the Center for AI and Robotics.
Visiting Associate Professor, ISEG, University of Lisbon
2021 — present
Courses on financial mathematics in continuous time and financial forecasting, member of CEMAPRE scientific center.
Associate Professor, Head of LEYA Lab for Natural Language Processing.
2021 — 2022.
Higher School of Economics. St. Petersburg, Russia.
Computational Epistemology, Machine Learning and cognition, computational creativity.
2021 — 2022.
2020 — 2022.
Online school for Data-Science, Analytics and Programming
2020 — present.
Begin Capital, UK.
Advising AI-driven technology start-ups
2017 — 2021.
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences. Leipzig, Germany.
Data Analysis, Neural Networks and AI in applications to cognition and content generation.
2018 — 2020.
ABBYY. Munich, Germany.
Consulting on AI products research and development, promoting engineering culture in the organisation, giving industrial keynotes on the role of AI in Digital Transformation and its applications in Document Processing and Process Optimisation.
2018 — present
Creaited Labs. Leipzig, Germany.
Research of creative AI applications.
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher.
2013 — 2016
University of Applied Sciences Zittau-Goerlitz. Germany.
ITN Research Project STRIKE (Novel Methods in Computational Finance) supported by the European Union in the FP7-PEOPLE-2012-ITN Program under Grant Agreement Number 304617. Mathematical models of financial illiquidity, study of arising non-linear partial differential equations, symmetry-analysis.
Manager for AI and R'n'D projects.
2016 — 2017
Senior Analyst. Head of the New Products Research Group.
2012 — 2016
Behavior analytics, segmentations, predictive analytics, human-machine interactions.
2011 — 2012
Forecasts, strategic analytics, segmentations.
2005 — 2008
5th Channel. Russia.
A host on a TV-show "Igra Uma", a teenager intellectual competition.
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Technical University Cottbus-Senftberg. Germany.
2013 - 2016.
Dr. rer. nat. summa cum laude.
Saint-Petersburg State University. Russia.
2004 - 2012
Master of Mathematical Physics. Winner of several scientific student competitions.
Halmstad University. Sweden.
2010 - 2011
Master of Financial Mathematics. Event-manager of the University Friendship Organization.
Deep learning applications
English - full proficiency
Russian - native
German - C1
Bulgarian - A2
Japanese, French, Swedish, Spanish - basics