Yuri Demchenko is a Senior Researcher at the System and Network Engineering of the University of Amsterdam. He is graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute" where he also received his PhD (Cand. of Science) degree. His main research areas include Big Data and Data Intensive Technologies and Infrastructure, Cloud and Intercloud architecture, general security architectures and distributed access control infrastructure for cloud based services and data centric applications. He is currently involved in the European projects GEANT4, CYCLONE where he develops different elements of cloud based infrastructures for scientific research. Yuri is a coordinator of the EDISON project coordinates creation of the new Data Science profession and develops necessary baackground and suporting elements such as Data Science competence framework, body of knowledge, model curriculum and education and training programmes and environments.
His academic activity includes advising PhD and master students, teaching and developing education and training course on Cloud Computing and Data Science (Big Data) Engineering, Security Engineering and applications.
He is actively contributing to the standardisation activity at RDA, OGF, IETF, NIST, TMF on defining general Cloud and Intercloud architectures for infrastructure services provisioning on-demand, Data Science competences and taxonomy. Yuri is a frequent speaker at different conferences and expert panels.
Yuri is an IEEE and Computer Society member and is conducting an active community activity contributing to IEEE Cloud Computing Initiatives projects and numerous conferences and workshops organization as a co-chair and a Program Committee member, e.g. IEEE conferences CloudCom2011-2013, CTS2007-2016, IEEE workshops NetCloud2011-2015, Intercloud2014-2016, DTW2014-2015 to name few of them.
More information about his professional activity, projects, publications, philosophy and hobbies can be found at his homepage http://www.uazone.org/demch/, and publications list at http://www.uazone.org/demch/papers.html