Youry Khmelevsky, Ph.D.

Chair, Computer Science

 

Computer Science Department

Science, Technologies, and Health

Okanagan College, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8, Canada

Web: www.Okanagan.bc.ca/cosc

Email: YKhmelevsky (at) okanagan bc ca

Ph.: +1 250 762 5445 ext. 4741

Fax: +1 250 862 5632


Affiliate Associate Professor, Computer Science

Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences

The University of British Columbia

Okanagan Campus, BC, Canada

Web: http://cosc.ok.ubc.ca/people/faculty.html

Email: Youry.Khmelevsky at UBC.ca

Education

  1. 08/2010 – 07/2011 Visiting Scientist and Special Student, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (also CSAIL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) , 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139, USA

  2. 04/1997 – 11/1997 Postdoctoral Study at Harvard University, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA (IREX and USIS Grant)

  3. 1992. Ph.D. in Computer Science, The Institute of Simulation Problems in Power Industry.
    Thesis: Parameterization and Statistical Analysis of the Stochastic Signals within Biological Experiments
    Advisor: Dr. Yuri P. Zurakovski, KPI University
    Advisor: Dr. Vitaliy P. Zamostian, Experimental Inst. of Radiological Medicine

  4. 1988-1991 Ph.D. Study, Computer Science,
    School of Computer Science and Computation Engineering, Technical University “Kiev Polytechnic Institute” (KPI)

  5. 1981-1987 MSc in Electrical Engineering (Dean’s List, GPA 4.98/5.00),
    School of Computation Engineering and Informatics, KPI

Grants (more here):

2015 - 2018 (February). NSERC CCI ARD2 (477506-14): - $750,000.00

2015 NSERC CCI Engage (48544-15): GUAGE - $25,000.00

2015 - 2016. AWS in Education Research - $3000.00 USD

2015 NSERC CCI ARD1 (472109-14): UnityDB - $25,000.00

2014 NSERC CCI ARD1 (465659 - 14): GPNPerf - $24,990.00

2011 - 2015 Amazon.com Awards total: ~ $9,600 USD

2013 TrainingBC.ca  - by Discovery Parks and OC ~$65,500.00

2013 A coursework grant in AWS credit, Amazon - $5,600.00 USD

Honours & Awards

  1. 2015 IEEE Senior Member Award.

  2. 2015 NSERC CCI ARD2 (477506-14): GPN-Perf2 - $750,000.

  3. 2015 NSERC CCI Engage (48544-15): GUAGE - $25,000.

  4. 2014. The best conference research paper award at VisioGame2014, November 2014:
    Trevor Alstad, J. Riley Dunkin, Rob Bartlett, Alex Needham, Gaetan Hains, and Youry Khmelevsky. Minecraft computer game simulation and network performance analysis. In Second International Conferences on Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision, and Game Technology (VisioGame 2014), Bandung, Indonesia, 2014.

  5. 2014. NSERC College and Community Innovation Program (CCI) Applied Research and Development Grant (ARD) Level 1: UnityJDBC: Improving Application Performance with Intelligent Database Drivers: The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), November 2014 - $25,000.

  6. 2014. NSERC College and Community Innovation Program (CCI) Applied Research and Development Grant (ARD) Level 1: GPN-Perf: Investigating performance of game private networks, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), May 2014 - $24,990.

  7. 2012. Innovation Fund Award. iRAPP Terminal Server for the Apple’s iOS Developer University Program Support. $4,117.00 CAD

  8. 2010. ACM Senior Member, ACM, USA, June 2009, ACM Senior Member

  9. 1997. Postdoctoral Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, IREX, USIS, January 1997, Research Project: “Information Revolution and Management of Universities”, 7 months.

  10. 1987. MSci in Electrical Engineering Degree with Distinction, Kiev Polytechnic Institute, February 1987, GPA 4.98 out of 5.0.

  11. 1982 - 1987. Dean’s List, Department of Automation and Remote Control, School of Computational Engineering and Informatics, Kiev Polytechnic Institute.