I’m a Senior Scientist at the Canada Border Services Agency and Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa, working on the applications of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for border control.
Prior to that I worked at the Institute of Information Technology of the National Research Council of Canada, where I was developing Video Recognition Systems, and before that I studied Artificial Intelligence, first at Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and Glushkov's Institute of Cybernetics of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, and then at the Department of Computing Science of the University of Alberta.
I've authored some award-winning scientific papers and inventions, including the Nouse® (Nose as Mouse) Intelligent Vision Interface, which was featured world-wide and is now in Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, and am recipient of some Academic and Government awards, including the "Leader of Tomorrow" nomination by the Royal Academy of Sciences of Canada.
In my spare time, I develop Data Science and Machine Learning Apps in support of our communities, such as iTrack PSES App, iTrack Border App, iTrack Covid App, and lead open "R Ottawa" Lunch and Learn series.
Apart of Science, I do sports (once a member of the Ukrainian U-14 Olympic and the University of Alberta gymnastics teams), compose music, translate songs, and am passionate about making this world a better place.
I can be reached at [name]@gorodnichy.ca or
IVIM is the company that I've founded with my wife in 2007 to support various community projects.
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