Thursday, October 31, 2013

Fall and Halloween decorated Washington, DC

Our trip to Washington DC to meet Lena and her friend





























Thursday, October 24, 2013

Anchor Bar, Buffalo, NY - the birthplace of Buffalo wings

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

My Failed Robotic Engineer Career Short Story

Long ago I had temp job to work in automobile parts assembling line, did not really enjoy the monotonic work of loading some semi-automatic drilling/cutting machine tools... I remember how all my coworkers after work went to local bar to drink vodka... I understood why... So then I decided to study robotics just to make this type of manual work to disappear... got my PhD in robotics..., but still see that following type of manual jobs everywhere...
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My PHd thesis (in Russian)


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

R.I.T Women's Hockey Game


We watched the R.I.T vs. University of Vermont women's hockey game.
Video is coming. 














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I started my career in 1979 as an IBM/370 system engineer. In 1986 I got my PhD. in Robotics at St. Petersburg Technical University (Russia) and then worked as a professor teaching there CAD/CAM, Robotics and Computer Science for about 12 years. I published 30 papers and made several presentations for international conferences related to the Robotics, Artificial Intelligent and Computer fields. In 1999 I moved to the US and worked at Capital One bank in Richmond as a Capacity Planner. My first CMG paper was written and presented in 2001. The next one, "Global and Application Level Exception Detection System Based on MASF Technique," won a Best Paper award at CMG 2002 and was presented again at UKCMG 2003 in Oxford, England. My CMG 2004 paper about applying MASF technique to mainframe performance data was republished in the IBM z/Series Expo. I also presented my papers in Central Europe CMG conference and in numerous US regional meetings. I continue to enhance my exception detection methodologies. After working more than 2 years as the Capacity Management team lead for IBM, I had worked for SunTrust Bank for 3 years and then got back to IBM holding for 2+ years  Sr. IT Architect position. Currently I work for Capital One bank as IT Manager for IT Capacity Management group. In 2015 I have been elected to the CMG (http://www.cmg.org) board of directors,

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