2008: PhD in Computer Science at Institution of the Russian Academy of Sciences St.Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation RAS.
Thesis: "Automatic forming lists of semantically related terms based on wiki-texts".
2002-2005: Doctoral student, St.Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Computer-Aided Integrated Systems Laboratory, Russia
1997-2002: graduated (magna cum laude) from St.Petersburg State Technical University / Department of Applied Mathematics
Master in Applied Mathematics & Informatics / Master Thesis (July 2002):
"Development & comparing optimal search strategies in renju"
Bachelor Thesis (July 2000): "Minimum geometric disk cover: NPC and heuristics"