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Evgeni Magid

Professor

Evgeni Magid is an acting Head of Intelligent Robotics Department, a founder and a Head of Laboratory of Intelligent Robotic Systems (LIRS) at Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems (ITIS) of Kazan Federal University, which is one of the top 10 Russian universities and the third oldest university in Russia.

Professor, founder and a Head of Intelligent Robotic Systems Laboratory at Innopolis University, Russia (2014-2016). In 2011-2014 he worked at a number of top universities and research institutions around the world: University of Bristol and Bristol Robotics Laboratory, UK; Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, USA; University of Tsukuba, Japan and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan. In 2011 he earned his PhD degree in Engineering, Doctoral program in Intelligent Interaction Technologies, Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering at University of Tsukuba, Japan. In 2006 he earned a Master degree in Applied Mathematics and in 2002 - a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel. 

Professor Magid is a founder and a director of a Master Program in Robotics at Kazan Federal University. He teaches original robotics and research academic courses for university undergraduate students and postgraduates in robotics, IoT and computer science educational programs. Senior member of IEEE, member of IEEE RAS, ACM, INSTICC and Russian Association for Artificial Intelligence. His research interests include urban search and rescue robotics, mobile robotics, path planning, robotic teams, and human-robot interaction. He authors over 200 publications in English, Russian and Japanese languages and 5 patents. As a PI, he conducted over 20 research projects with governmental and industrial external funding, including 3 international projects that engaged foreign research partner teams from top universities of India, Israel, Japan and Thailand.



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Ilya Afanasyev

​Assistant Professor

Ilya graduated from Baltic State Technical University "VOENMEKH" (St. Petersburg) in 2000 with a degree in Automatic Control Systems for Flying Apparatus. In 2000-2007 he worked and studied in post-graduate school at the Federal State Unitary Enterprise All-Russian Center “Vavilov State Optical Institute" (St. Petersburg), where in 2006 he defended PhD thesis on the specialty 05.11.07 Optical and optoelectronic devices and complexes. In 2007-2010 he worked as a senior engineer at German company "Giesecke & Devrient", engaging in banknote-based image processing and developing sensors and algorithms for banknote processing machines. In 2010, he won Marie Curie personal grant funded by European Union (149,000 ?) and worked in 2010-2013 as a post-doctoral researcher in mechatronics lab at University of Trento (Italy), developing the project “Laser-Camera systems and algorithms to sense the environment for robotic applications”. In 2013-2015, he worked as the head of Spectral Noise Logging Department in Kazan Research Center of Emirates company “TGT Oilfield Services”, improving acoustic borehole technology for Well Completion Integrity and Reservoir Flow Analysis, managing 4 labs (22 employees), products & projects (hardware & software). In 2015-2021 he worked as an assistant professor at Innopolis University, participating in scientific and industrial robotic projects and teaching courses on "Intelligent Mobile Robotics", "System Identification and Simulation", "Theoretical Computer Science", "Control Theory", and "Sensors and Sensing". Since December 2019, he has been a Senior Expert and a team leader in St. Petersburg Research Center of Huawei Technologies Co. in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems. In February 2021 he joined the Laboratory of Intelligent Robotic Systems (LIRS) at the Institute of Information Technology and Information Systems, Kazan Federal University as an assistant professor. He is the author of 2 patents and more than 150 publications in English, the h-index is 10 In Scopus with more than 300 citations of international publications in English. He speaks English and Italian. He has been engaged in national and international hardware projects for both academy and industry in the region of sensor applications for aerospace, banking, robotics, transport, and oilfield service.



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Elvira Chebotareva

Assistant Professor

Elvira graduated from the Kazan State Pedagogical University with a degree in mathematics and informatics. In 2010 she defended PhD thesis on the specialty 01.01.02 "Differential equations, dynamical systems and optimal control". In 2020 she graduated from the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems of the Kazan State Federal University with a master's degree in robotics.



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Roman Lavrenov 

Assistant Professor

In 2013 Roman graduated from the Kazan Federal University in the field of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. In 2012-2013 he was engaged in software development for APK "Labyrinth" ar KB "Navigation Technologies". From 2013 to 2015 Roman worked on the software development for the robotic system of machine vision at "Eidos-Robototechnika".

From 2015 to 2016 Roman worked as a assistant researcher at the Laboratory of Intellectual Robotic Systems of the University of Innopolis, where he was one of the main executors of the project "Localization, mapping and searching for a path for an unpiloted ground robot (UGR) with the help of a group of unpiloted aerial vehicles (UAV) using collective technical vision and planning in the common trust area of ​​a group of robots ". Roman continues working on the project  at the Institute of ITIS KFU. Roman is a C ++ specialist and has extensive experience of working with databases. Roman speaks English.

As a graduate student, he became a laureate of the  competition "Student of the Year 2018" at the Kazan Federal University. The author of the best publication of the All-Russian Scientific Seminar "Unmanned vehicles with artificial intelligence elements" and the International scientific conference IEEE DeSE-2019. Winner of the competition "10 best innovative ideas of KFU" (2017). Winner of the republican competition "Idea-1000" (2018). Winner of the All-Russian competition among programming teachers "VK Fellowship" (2020). Nominee for the KFU Rector's Scholarship for Young Scientists (2019). Author of 7 certificates of state registration of computer program and 1 patent. He was officially trained in programming industrial robots "Fanuc", "ABB", "KUKA". n 2020 he defended PhD thesis on the specialty 05.13.18 "Mathematical modeling, numerical methods and program complexes".



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Sergey Maksyutin

Senior lecturer

In 1996 Sergey graduated from the Physics Faculty of Kazan State University after V.I.Ulyanov-Lenin. Sergey was qualified as a radiophysicist. The field of scientific interests is the physics of the sporadic E layer and the dynamics of the neutral wind in the region of heights of the upper mesosphere-lower thermosphere.

In 2004 he defended thesis "Variations in the parameters of the layer Es and meso-thermospheric light according to geo-helioactivity" for the degree of Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, specialty 25.00.29 "Physics of the atmosphere and hydrosphere."



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Tatyana Tsoy

Research Associate

In 2012 Tatyana graduated from "International Area Studies" Master's Degree Program at Tsukuba University. In 2008 - 2009 worked as a junior coordinator for the JICA Project "Capacity Development Project for monitoring landslides in the Republic of Uzbekistan", in 2011 - 2012 coordinator for foreign students affairs at Tsukuba University in Japan, 2014 administrative manager in the travel company InsideAsiaTours in the UK. She speaks English, Japanese and Chinese languages. PhD student in Robotics since 2018.



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Ramil Safin

Research Assistant

In 2014 Ramil graduated from the Physics and Mathematics Lyceum №83 with a gold medal. In 2018 received his bachelor's degree with the speciality of “Applied Information Science” from the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems (ITIS) of Kazan Federal University (KFU). In 2020 he obtained a master's degree with honours  in Robotics. Ramil speaks English, Tatar and Arabic languages. Ramil is involved in scientific research work on computer vision. Also he works with such software languages, as C/C++, Java, Python, Haskell, Rust and SQL. In 2019 received master's degree in Robotics.

In 2020 Ramil won the scholarship of the Mayor of Kazan competition and became a laureate of the "Student of the Year" KFU competition in the nomination "Best Postgraduate of the Year".



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Anzhelika Iskhakova

Research Assistant

In 2017 graduated from the Riza Fakhretdin Gymnasium №1 of Almetyevsk and started her obtained a bachelor's degree at the Kazan Federal University, the Institute of International Relations in 2021. She is responsible for administrative and research support at LIRS. Anzhelika speaks English, German and Tatar languages.



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Bulat Abbyasov

Research Assistant

In 2016 graduated from the comprehensive school. In the same year, he started his study at the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems (ITIS) of Kazan Federal University (KFU). Since 2020, he is a student of the "Intelligent Robotics" Master's program at the Institute of ITIS KFU. Since 2017 he has been engaged in research activities of LIRS. Bulat is the author of several robotics articles, one of which was presented at the international scientific conference ICRA (one of the leading conferences in robotics). He speaks English and Tatar languages. Has experience with programming languages: Assembler x86, С, С ++, Python, Java. 



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Alexandra Dobrokvashina

Research Assistant

In 2015 Alexandra graduated from the "Grammar school No. 7" with a gold medal. In 2019 received her bachelor's degree with the speciality of “Applied Information Science” at the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems of KFU. The same year she was enrolled in master program in Intelligent Robotics. Alexandra speaks English. Also she works with such programming languages as Java, SQL, C/C++, Python and C#.



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Ramir Sultanov

Research Assistant

In 2019 Ramir graduated from the secondary general school in the biochem profile. The same year he applied for the bachelor's degree program "Software Engineering" at the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems of KFU He speaks English and Tatar languages. Ramir has programming experience in C/C++, Java, Python, SQL, Bash, NASM and Turbo Pascal.



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Maxim Mustafin

Research Assistant

In 2019 Maksim graduated from Yelabuga secondary general school No. 1 with a gold medal. The same year he applied for the bachelor's degree program "Software Engineering" at the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems of KFU. Maksim speaks English. Maxim has programming experience in C/C++, SQL, Python и C#.



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Oksana Prokopchuk

Research Assistant

In 2017 graduated from the I. Strelnikov Polytechnic Lyceum  of Khabarovsk and graduated bachelor's degree at the Kazan Federal University, the Institute of International Relations in 2021. Speaks English and German languages.



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Artem Apurin

Research Assistant

In 2017 graduated from Lyceum #8 in Stavropol. In 2021 he received a bachelor's degree in 10.03.01 “Information security” studies at the Institute of Mathematics and Information Technologies in North-Caucasus Federal University. Currently he is a student of Master's program “Intelligent Robotics” at the Institute of ITIS KFU. He has experience in programming languages: C/C++, Python.


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Aidar Zagirov

Research Assistant

In 2019 graduated from school No. 7 in Leninogorsk . In the same year he entered the bachelor's degree program  "Software Engineering" at the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems of KFU. Speaks English and Tatar languages. He has programming experience in C++, C# and Python




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Liaisan Safarova

Research Assistant

In 2019 Liaisan graduated from the Physics and Mathematics Lyceum  №145 in the city of Kazan. The same year she applied for the bachelor's degree program "Software Engineering" at the Institute of Information Technology and Intelligent Systems. She speaks English. Liaisan has programming experience in Java, С / C ++, SQL, Python