- "Design and Evaluation of Automated Lie Detection systems": Abridged, Full
- "Optimizing Border Wait Time using Artificial Intelligence", Full Report
- "Analysis of Risks and Trends in Automated Border Control": , Summary, Full,
- "Analysis of the effect of ageing on iris recognition performance", IET Biometrics
I’m a Senior Data Scientist at the Canada Border Services Agency and Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa's Department of Statistics and Mathematics, working on the applications of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science for border control and public safety.
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 (where I obtained M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics) and then at Glushkov's Institute of Cybernetics of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (where I obtained Ph.D. in Mathematics) and the University of Alberta (where I obtained Ph.D. in Computing Science).
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 acquired as an artefact by the Canada Science and Technology Museum in Ottawa, received some Academic and Government awards, including "Outstanding Scientific Achievement" award from the National Research Council of Canada and the Cultural Diversity Leadership award from University of Alberta," and named the "Leader of Tomorrow" by the Partnership Group for Science and Engineering of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Canada.
Apart of Science, I do gymnastics (once a member of the Ukrainian U-14 Olympic team and the University of Alberta gymnastics team), compose music, translate poetry.
Lately, I have become an advocate for Open Canada Data and Scientific Integrity, specifically in context of the data-driven evidence related to efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines and policies. The following new resources have been created in support of this work:
I can be reached at [name]@gorodnichy.ca or
IVIM is the company that we've founded with my wife in 2007 to support various community projects.
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