Scientific activities

Education

  1. MS in Computer hardware engineering, avg score 4.25/5
    2007-2012, ITMO University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
  2. MS in Technology entrepreneurship with distinction, avg score 5/5
    2012-2014, ITMO University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
  3. PhD candidate in Computer-Aided Design (not finished)
    2013-2016, ITMO University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Other activities:

  • Proud alumni of school for talented teenagers “Intellect” in computer science. Selected from thousands of best students participated in programming competitions. 2005-2007
  • Proud alumni of intra-university QD business incubator at ITMO University – I have started 10+ projects, some of them were turned into products(Looker, eZWay, etc..), a lot of experiments in passive money making(mobile apps, data-science, content web sites), 2011-2014

Throughput study in university I had published quite a few scientific papers during studying in university, as well participated in different conferences:

Scientific Papers

  1. Sensors networks for energy saving applications / R. Zaharov // Collection of theses at Youth Scientists XII Conference, issue #1, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. April 2010, p 183-184
    http://kmu.ifmo.ru/file/stat/12/kmu7_vep1.pdf
  2. Opportunities for contactless sensor networks for solving technology problems / R. Zaharov, N. Kasyanov, A. Semenov, Collection of theses at scientific and methodological conference VII at ITMO University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. February 2011
  3. Applications for Wireless Sensor Networks / R. Zaharov, N. Kasyanov, A. Semenov // Collection of theses at Youth Scientists XIII Conference, issue #3, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. April 2011, p 50-51
    http://kmu.ifmo.ru/file/stat/12/kmu8_vep3.pdf
  4. Event-oriented framework nodejs. / R. Zaharov // Collection of work of young scientists, PhD candidates and students in scientific-pedagogical school of Computer Design and Security department, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. 2011, p 50-52
    http://csd.faculty.ifmo.ru/files/pbks2011_2.pdf
  5. Problems of framework choose for cross-platform development / R. Zaharov //  Collection of work of young scientists, PhD candidates and students in scientific-pedagogical school of Computer Design and Security department, part #1, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. 2012, p 46-48
    http://csd.faculty.ifmo.ru/files/pbksapams2011i.pdf
  6. Signed cookies as a way to partially persisting user’s sessions // R. Zaharov, A. Zivilev, I. Bondarenko // Collection of work of young scientists, PhD candidates and students in scientific-pedagogical school of Computer Design and Security department, part #2, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. 2013, p 27-31
    http://csd.faculty.ifmo.ru/files/pbksapams2013_2.pdf
  7. Distributed systems problems, CAP theorem / R. Zaharov // Collection of the theses of 3rd congress of young scientists, issue #1, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. 2014, p 224-225
    http://kmu.ifmo.ru/file/stat/12/binder1.pdf
  8. Non-monetary ways of team motivation / R. Zaharov // Collection of the theses of 3rd congress of young scientists, issue #3, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. 2014, p 99-100
    http://kmu.ifmo.ru/file/stat/12/binder3.pdf
  9. Participation in opensource development as a foundation of the business / R. Zaharov, N. Dorodnikov // Collection of papers of “Scientific search in modern world” conference, Makhachkala, Russia. 2015. p 32-35
  10. Discovering trending content on the social networks / R. Zaharov, I. Bondarenko // Scientific and technical Volga region bulletin #3, Kazan, Russia, 2015. p 139-140
    http://ntvp.ru/files/NTVP_3_2015.php
  11. Strategy of tools selection for startup / R. Zaharov // Modern technics and technologies, issue #5(45), may 2015. p 30-34
    http://technology.snauka.ru/en/2015/05/6796
  12. Data Mining: Examinator’s Pipeline / R. Zaharov, I. Bondarenko // Actualscience 2016, vol 2, #3, Pensa, Russia. 2016. p 51-52
    http://xn--80aa3afkgvdfe5he.xn--p1ai/Issue-8_N.pdf

Honours and awards:

[school]

  • Diploma for 2nd place in regional informatics competition, 2004
  • Diploma for 1st place in regional informatics competition, 2005
  • Certificate of finishing “Math basics of programming”, center for exceptionally talented kids “Intellect”, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place websites competition, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place for distant IT competition “Valentine’s day”, 2006
  • Prestigious diploma “constellation of talents” for gifted kids, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place in regional astronomics competition, 2005
  • Certificate for participation in the Europe-wide student competition “Join Multimedia 2006”, Siemens Generation 21, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place in presentations competition, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place in distant competition “Conquering cosmos”, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place in nationwide programming competition, level 2, 2006
  • Diploma for 1st place for talk at “Scholar informatica and problems of consistent development” international conference, 2006

[uni]

  • Diploma for best presentation on “Promising information technologies” session, at Nationwide Conference of Young Scientists VII, ITMO University, 2010
  • Prestigious diploma and scholarship from Saint-Petersburg Government for exceptional achievements in study during 2013-2014, 2014
  • Winner in regional students’ startup competition “Imagine Cup Russia”, 3rd place with project “Looker” organized by Microsoft, Saint-Petersburg, 2013
  • Diploma for best presentation on Nationwide Conference of Young Scientists, ITMO University, Saint-Petersburg. 2014
  • Diploma for the best student’s RnD talk on section at Nationwide Conference of Young Scientists VIII, ITMO University, 2011

Courses / certificates:

  • Certificate of finishing “Technology entrepreneurship: from idea to product”, Open Skolvovo University with partnership with Microsoft, Moscow, 2012
  • Recognition of Achievement Level 1, International TRIZ Association, 2013
  • Certificate of successful completion “Role of leader in innovation entrepreneurship” and “Effective team management”, Coach Institute, Saint-Petersburg
  • Certificate of participation in scientific symposium “Optical phenomena in quantum nanostructures” as part of 5th session of scientific school at VII Nationwide intra-university conference of young scientists”, Saint-Petersburg, 2010
  • Certificate for successfully completed “Entrepreneurship Development” course under the “Commercialization Pathfinder” program by CRDF Global, Austin, TX
  • Certificate for completed “School of innovation management” course based on intra-university business incubator QD
  • Certificate of participation in nationwide students’ startup competition “Imagine Cup Russia”, 2013
  • Elective course “UX Design”, ITMO University, 2013
  • Elective course “Agile Development”, ITMO University, 2014
  • Elective course “Product Management”, ITMO University, 2013
  • Certificate of Competition ”Team Kanban Practitioner” course, Lean Kanban University, London, 2017
  • Certificate of successful completion “Model Thinking” course at Coursera, 2013
  • Certificate of successful course completion “Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects” at Coursera, 2016
  • Certificate of successful completion “Machine Learning for Trading”, 2016