Thursday, April 30, 2015

My co-workers

Gretchen, Jeff , Me, Kevin and Mark

DC 2015

Short Pump mall

Monday, April 27, 2015

Weekend in the NY NY

Saturday 4/25/15, Near Ground 0.
Video is coming...


Sanday in Central park and Columbia university biking

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Arizona/California 2015 BEGINNING

Ending is already published here.

Yuma, AZ. Hottest place in the Earth!

Mexican border is close:
Phoenix, AZ

Petrified wood forest 
Painted desert 
66 route and I-40
holbrook, AZ
Meteor crater 
San Francisco mnt
Grand Canyon

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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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