Yuri Demchenko is a Senior Researcher at the System and Network Engineering of the University of Amsterdam. He is graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute" where he also received his PhD (Cand. of Science (Tech)) degree. His main research areas include Big Data and Data Intensive Science technologies and infrastructure, Big Data Security, Cloud and Intercloud Architecture, general security architectures and distributed access control infrastructure for cloud based services and data centric applications. He is currently involved in the European projects GEANT4, CYCLONE where he develops different elements of cloud based infrastructures for scientific research. Yuri is a coordinator of the EDISON project coordinates creation of the new Data Science profession and develops necessary background and supporting elements such as Data Science competence framework, body of knowledge, model curriculum and education and training programmes and environments.
His academic activity includes advising PhD and master students, and also developing education and training course on Security Engineering, Cloud Computing and Data Intensive Science. He is actively contributing to the standardisation activity at RDA, OGF, IETF, NIST, TMF on defining general Cloud and Intercloud architectures for infrastructure services provisioning on-demand. He is conducting active consulting activity, he is a frequent speaker at different conferences and expert panels.
Yuri is a IEEE and Computer Society member and is conducting an active community activity contributing to IEEE Cloud Computing Initiatives projects and numerous conferences and workshops organization as a co-chair and a Program Committee member, e.g. conferences HPCS2015, CloudCom2011-2014, CTS2007-2013, workshops Intercloud2014-2016, NetCloud2011-2015, COINFO2012, COLSEC2009, SECOTS2010, to name few of them.