Youry Khmelevsky, Ph.D.

Computer Science

Okanagan College, Kelowna, BC V1Y 4X8, Canada


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


Email: Youry.Khmelevsky at

Education (more)

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

  2. 04/1997–11/1997 Postdoctoral Study, 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

  4. Dr. Yuri P. Zurakovski, Kiev Polytechnic University (KPI)

  5. Dr. Vitaliy P. Zamostian, Experimental Inst. of Radiological Medicine

  6. Dr. Leonid Sereda, Kiev Polytechnic University

  7. 1988–1991 Ph.D. Study, Computer Science
    School of Computer Science and Computation Engineering
    Technical University “Kiev Polytechnic Institute” (KPI)

  8. 1981–1987 MSc in Electrical Engineering (Dean’s List, GPA 4.98/5.00 or 99.6%)
    School of Informatics and Computer Engineering, KPI

Honours & Awards

  1. 2018 (May). “Scholarly & Creative Activity Award” — the best researcher award 2018  (see “2018 Award Recipients”)

  2. 2018 (March). “Best Subsection Award – Okanagan, Youry Khmelevsky” by IEEE Vancouver Section (see “The 2018 IEEE Vancouver Section’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Gala event”)

  3. 2016 IEEE Vancouver Section Award: Outstanding Small Technical Chapter Award — IEEE Okanagan Subsection

  4. 2016 IEEE Vancouver Section Award: Outstanding Volunteer Award

  5. 2015 IEEE Senior Member Award (Oct 24th)

  6. 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

  7. 2010 ACM Senior Member, ACM, USA, June 2009, ACM Senior Member

  8. 1997 Postdoctoral Study, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, IREX, USIS, January 1997, Research Project: “Information Revolution and Management of Universities”, 7 months

  9. 1987 MSc. in Electrical Engineering with Distinction, Kiev Polytechnic Institute, February 1987, GPA 4.98 out of 5.0

  10. 1982–1987 Dean’s List, Department of Automation and Remote Control, School of Computational Engineering and Informatics, Kiev Polytechnic Institute