I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Computer Science of the University of California, Santa Barbara, working as a Graduate Student Researcher at the Dynamo Lab (formerly, DBL), and being advised by Ambuj K. Singh. Prior to joining Dynamo Lab, I had spent several years as a software engineer in industry. I have obtained my Master's degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science with an emphasis on Numerical Analysis from Tula State University, Russia in 2008, having been advised by Valeriy Ivanov.
Machine learning and data mining
Application of all above to the analysis and modeling of dynamic processes in networks (such as online social networks)